The Ridge Review

Cassidy Korman, Ridge Senior

Cassidy Korman: First Ridge Student to Graduate with AA

Molly Bomar, Journalist February 26, 2021

Mountain Ridge students are given some incredible opportunities to exceed academic expectations through dual enrollment courses, AP classes, and acceptance of online and in-person summer school. Some students take a few, some none, and some use the process...

Hat’s Off!: Why aren’t we allowed to wear hats in classrooms?

Hat’s Off!: Why aren’t we allowed to wear hats in classrooms?

Aden Schulze-Miller, Editor in Chief February 25, 2021

I don’t wear hats. Tight hats squish my big head and loose ones look awkward on me; hats easily tear out fine hair like the ones on my crown. Truth be told, you’ll never see me in a hat, but something still irks me. As someone who doesn’t care for...

Jimi Hendrix on Guitar - the true Auteur of Articulations

The Top 5 Coolest Guitar Tricks Ever

Aden Schulze-Miller, Editor in Chief February 25, 2021

Mountain Ridge has plenty of musicians; Mr. Vogel leads a huge band and tons of kids play recreationally. Some of Ridge’s musically inclined, me included, play the guitar.    I don’t play the guitar religiously, yet after about six or...

The Daft Punk Duo

Daft Punk splits up

Angelina Dujmic, Staff Writer February 25, 2021

The French music duo Daft Punk broke up after spending 28 years making music together. The duo had hits such as “Get Lucky” and “I Feel It Coming.” They were also known for their disinterest in fame, wearing helmets as a way to remain anonymous.    The...

The Success of this Years Book Drive

The Success of this Years Book Drive

Benjamin Jensen February 23, 2021

The Educators Rising Literacy Book Drive was a massive success this year! Exactly 2,278 books have been collected, beating the previous record of 919 books! This year's book drive had small expectations due to COVID-19, but the MRHS community was able...

Separated

Separated

Ava Padelford, Editor February 23, 2021

My heart aches as I watch them fade out of my life. The years of developing a relationship are melting away as they fade away. Why couldn’t they see past the small beliefs I had about something so irrelevant? Why would they base a small opinion on the...

Letters To Juliet

Letters To Juliet

Ava Padelford, Editor February 23, 2021

Letters To Juliet (PG)   Romance is the ability to express your thoughts and show emotion through actions and words. “Letters To Juliet”, starring Amanda Seyfried (Sophie), Vanessa Redgrave (Claire) and Christopher Egan (Charlie Wyman)...

The Nail

The Nail

Ava Padelford, Editor February 23, 2021

Many are familiar with the glamorous fake nails people get. Whether they are expensive acrylics, glue-ons, or stick-ons, they all have the same purpose: to look pretty. There are countless designs people can have to represent their personalities.    Now...

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Biden declares state of emergency in Texas amidst power outages with 69 deaths and counting

Devyn Marie, Editor February 23, 2021

Texas is currently undergoing a historic disaster due to coast-to-coast blackout-causing winter storms. As climate change continues to bring more profound warnings of destruction, it has had a great effect on the welfare of residents in more than 4 separate...

Beard Advice for Teens

Beard Advice for Teens

Aden Schulze-Miller, Editor in Chief February 19, 2021

I get it; I understand why you keep shaving off your beard.    You think it looks bad, with each pose in the mirror twisting it to look worse and worse. Mom and Dad keep teasing you about it and it itches like crazy. You try product after...

A rioter in Spain

Riots Across Spain

Angelina Dujmic, Staff Writer February 19, 2021

On Tuesday, riots broke out across Spain due to the arrest of rapper Pablo Hasel. Hasel was charged with glorifying terrorism and slandering of the crown, and will be serving a nine-month sentence.   As a result of the rapper’s arrest, the...

A photo of purple balloons being released in honor of Mr. Sheppard.

Remembering Craig J. Sheppard

All of Us! , The Ridge Review February 12, 2021

After a long and courageous battle with kidney cancer, our beloved staff member Mr. Craig Joseph Sheppard passed away from complications on the 2nd of January, 2021.   Mr. Sheppard worked at Ridge for ten years and was beloved by staff and...

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