Monthly Archives: June 2017

Keep the pride

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By Lauren Stabulis ’18 How would you like to be told that you couldn’t marry your partner?  How would you like to be told that it’s wrong and you should like a certain gender based on your own? People all over the world suffer from hatred from others because of who ...

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“There’s Really a Wolf” Album Review

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By Sinnia Scully ’20 Russ is not a very well-known artist, but I doubt that’ll last long. He doesn’t compare to many other rappers because his music isn’t something you hear on the radio so many times it gets old. He has so much love for his fans and acknowledges ...

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Club Profile: Gang Green

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By Avarose Serrano ’18 Ridley High School’s Gang Green Club is a multi-faceted program where students socialize, learn about plants and horticulture, and gain practical skills. Run by Biology and Horticulture teacher Mrs. Whelan, Gang Green meets every Wednesday in the garden courtyard or in c303 when the weather is ...

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One degree does make a difference

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By Sam Gilpin ’17 “It’s cold today, global warming must not be real.” Many of us have heard this foolish argument before. However, despite such ridiculous allegations, numerous scientists agree that global warming is real, and humans are causing it. By definition, global warming is the slow heating of Earth’s ...

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Leadership Tolerance group at Ridley High School

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by AALIYAH DUNCAN ’19 A group of about forty Ridley High School students gathered in the boardroom at the beginning of the May. The students varied in age, grade level, race, personal views, a perfect idea of diversity. Mrs. Rigby, a guidance counselor at the high school, manages this event, ...

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Meet Winter, a rescued dolphin and movie star

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By Vanessa Lazzaro ’20 Many marine animals get injured due to crab cages, fishing nets, boats, littering, and more. Some mammals do not get saved, and just suffer until they die. On December 10, 2005, Winter, an Atlantic Bottlenose dolphin, got injured by a crab cage and got tangled when ...

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10 Ways to do well in AP Psychology

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By Dave Hill ’17 On Monday, May 7, 2018, AP Psychology students will take the AP exam, consisting of 100 multiple choice questions and two open-ended questions. This is meant to be a challenge to all students taking the course. Teachers are a wonderful resource in this journey of the ...

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The alarming rate of dying bees is a concern for all

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By Avarose Serrano ’18 Are seasonal activities like pumpkin carving,  apple picking, or even sledding on a cold winter day enjoyable to you? These things are all possible thanks to bees and their pollination. From April 2015 to April 2016, the United States lost 44% of bee colonies kept by ...

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One of Ridley’s great teachers retires after 25 years

By Lae’Jannette Morrell ’17 R is where the home is for AP English teacher, Mrs. Gawbill. She has taught at Ridley High School for twenty-five years. Mrs. Gawbill will always be apart of Ridley and she will retire having fulfilled her legacy she created here. Although Mrs. Gawbill is grateful ...

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Puerto Rico should push for statehood

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By Dave Hill ’17 On June 11, 2017, the citizens of the Island of Enchantment will go to the polls to vote on their future. Three options are on the table, and it can affect the course of American history. The people of Puerto Rico, whose political party alliances are ...

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