The Ridge Review

5 Affordable Christmas Gifts For Your Loved Ones

5 Affordable Christmas Gifts For Your Loved Ones

Alexa McClain, Journalist December 15, 2022

Oh boy, it’s that time of year again. That time of year where I begin the new year with no money in my pockets. That’s the joy of having oh so many siblings. The joy of having to buy them all Christmas presents.    I am one of eight siblings....

Flower Child

Flower Child

Bella Montoya, Journalist December 15, 2022

Near the bustling area of Desert Ridge, there the cutest restaurant rests: Flower Child! It’s a great restaurant for those who want a well-balanced nutritious meal, while also enjoying a very chill atmosphere. With well priced menu items, Flower Child...

Should Athletes Stay Out of Politics?

Should Athletes Stay Out of Politics?

Ava Padelford, Co-Editor December 14, 2022

For years, people have enjoyed watching their favorite sports teams play from the NBA, NFL, MLB, NCAA and more. It’s exciting for people to keep up with their favorite athletes, but do people want to keep up with their political beliefs too?    Politics...

How to Stay Healthy This Winter

How to Stay Healthy This Winter

Lauren Loper, Journalist December 14, 2022

With the temperatures dropping, sickness is tearing through schools. Entering Flu season while there's still Covid and other common sicknesses, there are so many different germs out in the open that everyone wants to avoid. With breaks, holidays, travel,...

NHS Volunteers at St. Marys Food Bank

NHS Volunteers at St. Mary’s Food Bank

Molly Bomar, Editor in Chief December 9, 2022

National Honor Society members volunteered at Saint Mary’s Food Bank for their mandatory semester event on December 3rd. The students were assigned a location on a long assembly line, all purposefully packing boxes full of canned goods for families...

Student Spotlight: Ellie Morgan

Student Spotlight: Ellie Morgan

Molly Bomar, Editor in Chief December 9, 2022

Ellie Morgan, Mountain Ridge senior, is a dedicated student in her AP courses, and involved in a multitude of clubs, like StuGo, NHS, and SOFS. Amongst her involvement in academics, Morgan started her own small jewelry business, Ellie Hart Co., in 2018...

The MRHS Band & Orchestra Winter Concert

The MRHS Band & Orchestra Winter Concert

Ben Jensen, Journalist December 7, 2022

The band and orchestra hosted a Christmas concert on Dec. 6 that was absolutely stunning and spectacular. I have been blown away by the talented students who participated in the concert.    The concert featured 4 different bands/orchestras...

Arizona Choral Educators Fall Festival

Arizona Choral Educators Fall Festival

Alexa McClain, Journalist December 2, 2022

Congratulations to the Mountain Ridge Honor Choir for receiving a superior at the Arizona Choral Educators Fall Festival!   Performing the traditional spiritual “Battle of Jericho” arranged by Mark Hayes and “Songs in the Night” by...

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