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Lockdown drills need to be taken seriously

By Courtney Mayfield ‘19 Bang! Pow! Slam! “Quick, everyone get in the corner”. Everyone walks toward the corner talking on their phones not having a care in the world, thinking that it’s just a drill. Most school shootings people blame it on people with mental illnesses and say that they ...

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Pets helping to ease the transition to college life

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  By Brianna Moss ’19 Having a pet in college helps many students transition to college life. Going to college can be stressful, exciting, and even quite scary so having a companion can help ease into things. Positives: Having a pet helps reduce any anxieties people may have about college, ...

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Balancing Work and School

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By Tom Claffey ‘19 As students progress into adulthood many are beginning their first jobs. But does their employment distract them from getting the most out of their education?   Balancing a school week alongside a work week is a hard task by any standard, with time management, deadlines, long ...

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Are bathroom breaks a privilege or a problem?

By Siddi Sharma ’22         Many students face situations where they really had to use the restroom but the teacher just wouldn’t let them. This is one of the most common problems that students have to cope with. It is very common for kids in school to be denied the ...

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Is Dating a Thing of the Past

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By Carly Ganley ’20 It seems as if the dating culture has evolved from dinner and a movie to a cycle of text messaging. Has technology impacted this? Perhaps a change in teen mindsets? Is Ridley High School any different? Junior Marykate Mercanti believes dating is not as common in ...

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The honest meaning of the ‘Wall of Honor’

By Jake Bosak ‘22 There are over one-million people serving in the United States Armed forces, including many familiar faces of Ridley High School Alumni.     The Ridley High School Wall of Honor includes twenty-two pictures of alumni who decided to sacrifice four or more years of their lives to ...

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Busy Schedules Help To Build Better Students

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  By Grace Reagan ’22    In high school students have a lot more going on then just schoolwork. Managing extra activities’ busy schedules, along with schoolwork, can equal successful students. Although being involved in the school community is great for every student, it can add a lot of stress with ...

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Ridley’s New Website

By Tom Claffey ‘19 This summer the Ridley School District updated its website. The old website, which had been in use for years, was replaced over the summer under the direction of superintendent Dr. Wentzel. “The previous website company was no longer supporting features of the website that we used, such ...

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Local journalist visits The Green Raider

By Green Raider Staff Local entertainment journalist Brian Bingaman visited the Green Raider staff in November. Mr. Bingaman  covers entertainment news for The Reporter of Bucks County and The Delco News Network. He has been a journalist for seventeen years. He has written about TV, local music, and local and ...

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School + Citizenship = Grade

By: Abigail Karkowski ’22 A fresh new wave of possibilities has hit Ridley High School for the 2018-2019 school year. One of those many changes is the Citizenship grading criteria. The way this new grading works is students are either given and satisfactory (S) or an unsatisfactory (U) based on their behavior ...

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