Samantha Gilpin

One degree does make a difference


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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Art students travel to Los Angeles for Vans Contest

(Photos by Ms. Herrmann) By Samantha Gilpin ’17 The Ridley High School graphic design students will be traveling to Los Angeles, California for an all expenses paid four day trip to compete for $50,000 in the Vans Custom Culture contest. 18 students will be attending, accompanied by Ms. Herrmann, Ms. ...

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Seniors Attend Class Night at Citizen’s Bank Park


By Sam Gilpin ‘ 17 As graduation quickly approaches, the class of 2017 enthusiastically attended Class Night, a semi-formal dance, at the Diamond Club in Citizen’s Bank Park on Friday, March 24. Close to 300 seniors attended this event. The night kicked off with a view of the baseball stadium, ...

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Cheerleaders compete in Nationals at Disney World

By Sam Gilpin ’17 No one is ever excited to take an 18 hour bus ride, except a group of cheerleaders going to Disney World for nationals. Ready for the Florida sun, the Ridley High School JV and Varsity cheerleaders headed to the National High School Cheerleading Championship (NHSCC) in ...

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