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Angry Nation

Molly Bomar, Journalist April 12, 2021

Anger will stain your mouth,  break your bones,  poison your brain.    It will bury you in sorrow,  eat you up,  spit you back out,  lingering for more.    It will find its way under your skin,  into your...

Ridge Varsity Basketball Girls Earn All-Region Honors!

Ridge Varsity Basketball Girls Earn All-Region Honors!

Kimi Matibag, Columnist April 8, 2021

All-Region Honors were given out this March to several extra outstanding team players, two of them being Mountain Ridge’s very own Hannah Uhlenhop and Janae Floyd and honorable mention Ari Goren of the Varsity Girls Basketball Team, with Uhlenhop receiving...

“Stop Crying Over A Plastic Potato, Please”

Devyn Marie, Lead Editor April 8, 2021

Cancel culture is, yet again, causing a wild frenzy in the media. As a 17-year-old high school student and a member of a rather controversial generation, I wanted to take this opportunity to discuss my perspective and analyze some recent and popular misconceptions.    Let’s...

Merit Scholarship Winner: Cheng (Grace) Xu

Merit Scholarship Winner: Cheng (Grace) Xu

Caitlin Bailey, Columnist April 8, 2021

MRHS has a lot of talent to boast, including the winner of the National Merit Scholarship, Cheng (Grace) Xu.    To be a semifinalist for the scholarship, each candidate was chosen based on their PSAT score. If they were chosen as a finalist,...

A Ridge Track Meet

At the Fire

Ava Padelford, Editor April 8, 2021

  You’re getting ready to explode out of your blocks at your track meet and your adrenaline is skyrocketing. You jump up and down to warm up your muscles and you crawl into the blocks. You rock side to side to settle into position and you are...

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Asian Racism and Recent Attacks

Kimi Matibag, Columnist April 8, 2021

“Ching chong” “Can you even see with those eyes?” “Don’t eat my dog-” “Your food looks and smells disgusting- who eats that stuff?” “You’re the reason for this virus.”   Look at these words. These are real...

Are Sports too Dangerous

Are Sports too Dangerous

Kelsey Nahodil, Co-Editor in Chief April 8, 2021

Sports are a very controversial topic and some people believe that they are way too dangerous for their kids. The risk of getting hurt or having serious problems down the line. Many sports cause injury along the way, getting tackled in football, knocked...

The Value of Learning Spanish

The Value of Learning Spanish

Molly Bomar and Benjamin Jensen April 6, 2021

Schools and parents emphasize the importance of being a well-rounded student: being involved in clubs, sports and in a range of classes. Some schools, including Mountain Ridge, require a certain number of language classes in order to graduate. Many teens...

‘It could have been me’

‘It could have been me’

Devyn Marie, Lead Editor April 1, 2021

A feminist power movement has gone global in light of the murder of Sarah Everard. Due to the pandemic, authorities encouraged residents of Brixton, London not to use public transport and to opt for walking or driving, and that’s exactly what she did....

Giordano back in 2005

Margie Giordano: A Former Student

Caitlin Bailey, Columnist April 1, 2021

Sports culture is a dominating influence on our society today. Celebrity athletes are revered and idolized. One such athlete comes from Mountain Ridge, and her name is Margie Giordano.    Giordano started playing volleyball when she was...

Among the Apocalypse: April Fools Edition

Among the Apocalypse: April Fools Edition

Benjamin Jensen, Columnist April 1, 2021

We know about many points in history where the world almost ended. Either by nuclear war, or a natural disasters, but has there been a time where people have made April Fools jokes over the end of the world? There is no shortage of people having fun in...

Athlete Tim Tebow

Sports To Miracles; The Tim Tebow Story

Alexa McClain, Staff Writer April 1, 2021

You may know the former NFL player, Baseball player, and broadcaster Tim Tebow. He played college football for the University of Florida, winning the Heisman Trophy in 2007, and many championships following. As far as professional football goes for Tebow,...

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