PARCC Tests Are More Than Just An Acronym Change

Ashana Torani ‘15, School News Editor

November 1, 2014

Filed under School News

Every year at Ridge there seems to be a new testing model that everyone in the school has to adjust to. This year, it’s PARCC tests. So what are these PARCC tests? PARCC is the state mandated test that stands for Partnership...

A Celebration of Banned Books

Jillian Haggard '16

November 1, 2014

Filed under School News

As Ridge students entered the Media Center this September, a surprise greeted them: Harry Potter, The Catcher in the Rye, and To Kill a Mockingbird, among others, formed a display under the words, "Banned Books." In conjunction ...

Freshman Fears

Amanda Wang ‘18

November 1, 2014

Filed under School News

Every year, just after Labor Day, students begin to set their alarm clocks and say goodbye to summer in preparation for the first day of school. For high school freshmen, the challenge of attending a new school looms in front...

Getting Picture-Perfect for Prom

Yunhee Kang '15

May 1, 2014

Filed under School News

When February rolls around, the whole aura of Ridge shifts dramatically. Students, filled with what was previously stress from studying, now become relaxed as they see the end of the school year drawing near (a trait markedly...

World Language Month: Connecting Cultures

Maddie King'16

April 29, 2014

Filed under School News, Top Stories

As winter finally comes to a close, an annual tradition returns to Ridge High School: World Language Month. In the span of one month, students are able to learn about each language offered here at Ridge. World Language Month...

Theater, and a Love Story of a Different Kind

Hyojiin Lee 16’

February 24, 2014

Filed under School News

Robin Hood arrives in eighteenth century America in the musical, “The Robber Bridegroom”. In Ms. Megan Kern’s spring musical at Ridge High School, a likeable rogue (played by AJ D’Ambrosio) courts a wealthy man’s...

The Lullaby of Ridge High Students: Sleep Deprivation at Ridge

Lynne Bekdash ‘16

February 24, 2014

Filed under School News

What is the lullaby of Ridge High students? Is it the scratch of pencil on paper, or the click of a mouse while perusing Facebook? Is it the rustling of textbook pages and the sighs of resignation, or are the nightlights of Ridge...

New School Schedule

Louise Choi ‘17

February 24, 2014

Filed under School News, Top Stories

 Everyone has a wish. For some, it may be something as extraordinary as going to the moon, but for others it’s as simple as skipping school for one day. Many students have yearned for the school year to end earlier, and so ...

The Science League Craze?

Karen Shen '16

February 24, 2014

Filed under School News, Top Stories

Every Monday morning, you’ll see a flock of students make their weekly pilgrimage to Ridge. What motivates them to voluntarily come to school extra early on a Monday morning? Free bagels in the cafeteria? Extra credit to hel...

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