One Foot out the Door

One Foot out the Door

Hyojin Lee ‘16, Copy Editor

As seniors enjoy their final spring at Ridge High School, they already have one foot out the door. Many seniors, after being accepted to colleges on early-decision or even regular-decision notifications, have started attending college events geared towards admitted students to lure them into their school. These... READ MORE »

One Foot out the Door

One Foot out the Door

Hyojin Lee ‘16, Copy Editor

As seniors enjoy their final spring at Ridge High School, they already have one foot out the...  Read More »

Apr 22

Ridge High School: A New Home(page)

Ridge High School: A New Home(page)

Keri Zhang ‘17

For humans, change, such as a new route to school or a different salad dressing, can be both...  Read More »

Apr 15

More Scheduling Liberty with APUSH Expansion

More Scheduling Liberty with APUSH Expansion

Alicia Jen ‘16

Whether through their counselors or through browsing the Program of Studies, students may have...  Read More »

Apr 10

Chromebooks and the Classroom

Chromebooks and the Classroom

Avani Bhargava ‘16, Features Editor

Ridge High School students and faculty – meet Chromebooks. Funded by the Board of Education,...  Read More »

Feb 23

Mock Trial: The Truth, the Whole Truth, and Nothing But the Truth

Keri Zhang ‘18

The musty smell of sweat and official business blankets the wooden chairs and tables of Somerset County Courthouse. Prosecutors and defense attorneys, with classic suits and ties, are seated in front of the judge’s almighty throne. The trial, Payton Reynolds. v. Smithville School District and...  Read More »

Feb 20

Save a Plane Ride to Japan with the Bunkasai Festival

Save a Plane Ride to Japan with the Bunkasai Festival

Nisha Koppala ‘16, Public Relations

Experiencing Japanese culture firsthand seems close to impossible without splurging on a trip...  Read More »

Feb 20

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Music for the Mind

Music for the Mind

Shameen Abubakar ‘17

Music can be the bane of one parent’s existence and a blessing to another. There is a popular...  Read More »

Apr 21

The Basking Ridge Bubble

The Basking Ridge Bubble

Emma Havighorst ‘16

When I was in seventh grade, I described Basking Ridge to a new friend who had moved here....  Read More »

Apr 21

AP Computer Science Arrives at Ridge: On Time or Overdue?

AP Computer Science Arrives at Ridge: On Time or Overdue?

Karen Shen '16, Layout Editor

With the influx of social media sites and rise of burgeoning tech startups, more and more people...  Read More »

Apr 10

Are You Ready to Graduate from High School?

Are You Ready to Graduate from High School?

Julia Sun ‘16, Art Editor

Take a good look at how high school students nowadays are preparing themselves for college...  Read More »

Apr 10

Affirmative Action or Negative Action?

Affirmative Action or Negative Action?

Sarah Ho ’17

Everyone has a pretty uniform perception about the stereotypical Asian: studious, good at school,...  Read More »

Apr 10

APs: Advanced Placement, or Abominable Pricing?

Ruiyan Wang ‘17

For $100, you can be the proud new owner of an Apple TV! Or a FitBit! Or an Amazon Kindle! For just shy of that price, you can also buy registration for a rewarding AP Test! The cost of AP Test registration has been steadily increasing from a ticket price of $84 in 2009 to an all-time high...  Read More »

Apr 10

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#BlackoutDay: Black Beauty at the Forefront

Avani Bhargava ‘16, Features Editor

Dark-skinned people around the world shook up social media in a whole new way on March 6 as they participated in a one-day selfie extravaganza, complete with a catchy tagline:...  Read More »

April 10, 2015

Some Will Pay Less, Many Will Pay More: The Ongoing Feud Over Obamacare

April 10, 2015

During the year 2008, presidential candidate Barack Obama powered through his campaign with one message: change. And with that change came the...  Read More »

The Frontrunners For the Presidential Election of 2016

April 10, 2015

Immediately following the reelection of President Obama in 2012, talk of elections seemed to wind down and the predictions of news pundits seemed...  Read More »

A Tenuous Ceasefire: An Update on Ukraine

April 10, 2015

Rubble and empty shell casings. Husks of buildings with shattered windows and crumbling walls. Tanks crouched along the horizon like huge, sleeping...  Read More »

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Studying Hacks of the Battle-Ready AP Student

Lynne Bekdash ‘16, Non-School News Editor

Limp papers peppered with the ink imprints of fingers, prep books lined with colorful highlighted stripes, sets of index cards bundled together with rubber bands– all these...  Read More »

April 10, 2015

The Value of Self-Reflection: A Modern Day Twist on an Age-Old Concept

April 10, 2015

When was the last time you reflected on your actions? Many people comment on how teenagers do not self-reflect nearly enough. There have been...  Read More »

Interview with a Musician: Annie Zhou

April 10, 2015

Annie Zhou ’18 is a devoted Ridge musician who lives, loves, and breathes music. Zhou’s passion has inspired her to use her time to do what...  Read More »

A Solution to the Homework Problem: Block Homework

April 10, 2015

Homework: just the sound of the word causes some students to shudder. High school teachers often pile on homework assignment after homework assi...  Read More »

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