Academic News

Academic News

Building the Future with RHS STEM Club

By Amanda Escher ’16 On February 25th the Ridley High School STEM club won the Delaware County Regional Competition. The club’s next and final competition will be the state competition. Five seniors, Alberto Girod, Aja Simms, Chris Haines, Lindsay Glavin, Micky Stowe, and teacher Mr. Bradley String are in the ...

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The Struggle of Learning with Asperger’s

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Sarah Norman, ’19 Asperger’s Syndrome is a neurological disorder which can cause someone to have difficulties in learning or making friends. It is a developmental disorder on the autism spectrum. The cause of Asperger’s is currently unknown, but scientists think that it is genetic. The prevelance of Asperger’s is not well known. ...

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Ridley’s first outdoor classroom

by Kellie O’Brien, ’16 Imagine writing an essay, solving equations or reading about biology while taking a deep breath of the fresh air outside. In the fall, you can hear the crunch of the leaves under your feet or, in the winter, you can feel the first snowflakes landing on ...

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Big changes for 2016, say hello to a new SAT

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David Coleman, the College Board president, said, “It is time for an admissions assessment that makes it clear that the road to success is not last-minute tricks or cramming, but the learning students do over the year. The SAT will no longer stand apart from daily studies and learning.” Changes ...

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Is Stress For The Best

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Believe it or not, being a high school student is probably one of the most stressful time periods any human will encounter in their life. The social aspect, the fashion, the technology, the academics, and the most important and demanding part of high school is planning your future. A common ...

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Mary’s House – A New Classroom for APT Program

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    One in every ten children in Ridley High School has been diagnosed with special needs. This means our high school has a high population of special needs children. To meet this need, the district is now renting a home in Eddystone. Mary’s house will be the home for ...

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