Power Outage: Powering Doubt

Blisse Kong ‘20

April 14, 2019

The lights flickered. They died. They didn't come back. On February 25, 2019, after hours of blustery, banshee-howling winds, the power went out around 10:15 AM at Ridge High School. According to younger students, the power went...

Health Wreaking Havoc?

Carys Law ‘21

April 14, 2019

Recently, a new health course requirement was introduced to upcoming sophomores and juniors. Next year, all sophomores and juniors will be required to take and extra marking period of health.  This decision received a lot of b...

The Doctrine of Ridge

Austin Hu '19

February 16, 2019

When that time of year comes around, when blood and sweat are spilled, when self-doubt becomes everyone’s best friend, what is necessary to win the battle against college applications? What is necessary to win the war of suc...

The Challenge of Using Project Citizen Surveys for the Good of the School

Cameron Mays ‘21

February 16, 2019

Project Citizen survey forms have flooded student’s inboxes over the past few months. From a variety of senders, these surveys are meant to take an in-depth look at problems that students notice in Ridge High  School, and gag...

Senior Health Baby Project

Brian Yoon ‘19

February 16, 2019

By the middle of January, it becomes commonplace to spot seniors carrying stuffed animals; some caress, some lug, and others toss their “children” on their way to classes. This is the senior baby health project. The sen...

Stopping PARCC in Its Tracks

Blisse Kong ‘20

February 16, 2019

Under the Every Student Succeeds Act, students in grades 3 through 8 must take a statewide assessment each year, and high schoolers must take a test once; both tests must assess english and math capabilities. Science assessmen...

Diwali: Light Up Basking Ridge

Sri Guttikonda ‘20

January 19, 2019

The United States is melting pot of traditions, holidays, and cultures: all of which have shaped the country into the way it is today. As a country we seek to appreciate and respect these customs in any way possible, a prominen...

Snow Many Options

Blisse Kong ‘20

January 19, 2019

After our particularly eventful winter last school year, the school district has prioritized the allotment of school days to ensure that snow days do not severely impact vacation time. This sort of planning ahead helps us secu...

Snowed Out School

Sanjana Sharma’ 18

February 27, 2018

While Mother Nature works her magic by blanketing the ground in layers of snow, students buzz with excitement as they check updates for school closings, discussing with their friends the chances of a snow day. Snow days are an...

Prom: Precious or Painful?

Prom: Precious or Painful?

February 27, 2018

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