Ridge’s Fall Play—You Can’t Take It With You

Ridge’s Fall Play—You Can’t Take It With You

Emma Reilly ‘20

Quirky, funny and eccentric, all words used to describe Ridge’s fall play, You Can’t Tak...  Read More »

Nov 4 • No Comments

The Senior Shirts: What Went Wr17ong?

The Senior Shirts: What Went Wr17ong?

Sarah Ho ’17, Editor-in-Chief

The buzz of anxious murmuring fills the halls as seniors nervously cluster outside the cafeteria....  Read More »

Nov 4 • No Comments

Basking Ridge Bids Farewell to Historic 600-Year-Old Oak Tree

Basking Ridge Bids Farewell to Historic 600-Year-Old Oak Tree

Marina Chiafullo ‘20

On November 6, 2016, the town of Basking Ridge will say its final goodbyes to the historic...  Read More »

Nov 4 • 1 Comment

Medieval Mayhem

Medieval Mayhem

Shameen Abubakar ‘17

Long ago, the first few scholars with affinities for monogrammed backpacks and chicken fingers...  Read More »

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Spring Concerts at Ridge

Spring Concerts at Ridge

Ian Bertram ‘17

Orchestra: June 2 Band: May 26 Choir: June 7 Attention, Ridge students! Our music...  Read More »

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Second Annual Women’s Leadership Summit: Girls Today, Leaders Tomorrow

Second Annual Women’s Leadership Summit: Girls Today, Leaders Tomorrow

Louise Choi ‘17

While gender equality has vastly improved within the past hundred years, men still dominate...  Read More »

Apr 21 • No Comments

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Is Extracurricular Efficiency Essential for Ridge?

Is Extracurricular Efficiency Essential for Ridge?

Sanjana Sharma ’18

Extracurriculars: colleges love them, schools nationwide offer them, and students eagerly rush...  Read More »

Nov 5 • No Comments

Paying the Price for Tax Reform

Navya Yemula ’18

Amidst the chaos of this year’s election, we all must question the efficacy of the candidates’ solutions towards all our nation’s issues, but more specifically—tax reform. Both candidates bring interesting arguments into retrospect and, through the outbursts and “tame” insults,...  Read More »

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Music Education: Helping Students One Day at A Time

Music Education: Helping Students One Day at A Time

Melissa Nora ‘18

What if there were a remedy to reduce the stress of a high school student? And what if that...  Read More »

Nov 5 • No Comments

Speculating People v. Turner

Namita Kalghatgi ‘20

Given the charges against him, he had originally faced up to fourteen years in prison. A prosecutor argued that he should have had a minimum of 3 years in prison. Yet, on September 2, 2016, Brock Turner walked out of the Santa Clara County Jail after serving a mere three-month sentence. After...  Read More »

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STEAM Academy

STEAM Academy

David Liu ’20

Ridge’s newest program in the school is called the STEAM Academy, similar to the field of...  Read More »

Nov 5 • No Comments

Removing the Controversy from Vaccines

Removing the Controversy from Vaccines

Alexa Saylan ‘18

Imagine if many of the children you knew were suffering from itchy rashes, persistent coughs,...  Read More »

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DNA Sequencing in Space: When the Stars and Base Pairs Align

DNA Sequencing in Space: When the Stars and Base Pairs Align

Bella Saylan ‘18, Features Editor

Technological capabilities of interpreting DNA recently reached new heights in August when the Biomolecular Sequencer Project sequenced a genome aboard the International Space...  Read More »

Nov 4 • No Comments

An Explosive Weekend

An Explosive Weekend

November 4, 2016

It's half past eight at night on a crowded city sidewalk. Familiar noises flood the air—the chatter of pedestrians, the steady rumble of cars,...  Read More »

The Issue of Racism

The Issue of Racism

November 4, 2016

In the midst of recent protests and shootings, a nation-wide issue has become increasingly defined: racial disparities in the policing of African...  Read More »

Hack Attacks are Back

November 4, 2016

Recent hacking incidents, whether they be after the US Government, media corporations, or businesses, are constant reminders that our vastly...  Read More »

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Literature: Not as “Lit” as It Used to Be?

Literature: Not as “Lit” as It Used to Be?

Blisse Kong ‘20

“What’s your favorite book?” How would you answer? Nowadays, many students simply mumble the title of their current class novel or a one-hit wonder released five...  Read More »

Nov 4 • No Comments

The Show Goes On: Ridge Marching Band’s Quest to Replicate Last Year’s Success

The Show Goes On: Ridge Marching Band’s Quest to Replicate Last Year’s Success

November 4, 2016

The Ridge Marching Band’s most recent season concluded with a state championship triumph over twenty-two other bands. This year, Ridge takes...  Read More »

Pre-College Mission: Finding the Perfect Roommate

Pre-College Mission: Finding the Perfect Roommate

April 20, 2016

“Write a note to your future roommate that reveals something about you or that will help your roommate—and us—know you better” [1]. By...  Read More »

Dorm Shopping Dos and Don’ts

April 20, 2016

After stressful college applications, anxious months waiting for responses, and difficult decision-making, the exciting prospect of attending...  Read More »

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Ridge High School News At Its Finest
Ridge High School News At Its Finest