Ridley High School News

Ridley High School News

Meet the new Dean, Mr. McQuaid

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By Kayla Oberg ’18 Some of you may know Mr. McQuaid as a special education teacher, but for a couple of months this year he is subbing in as Dean for Mr. Young while he is recovering from hip surgery. “What surprised me most was how much I am liking ...

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Special Education spotlight

By Eve Eckler ’20 An intellectual disability is defined as “Below average intelligence and set of life skills present before age 18″. This does not mean every kid with an intellectual disability cannot read, write , or walk; it means certain people may struggle with particular parts of their everyday ...

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The Next Generation of Ridley

By Stephanie Pizzi ’19 The Next Generation is an upcoming spotlight focus at Ridley High School. The show will focus on current school topics, such as school stress, sports, academics, current events local and national issues, and more topics as they arise. This idea for the show emerged over the ...

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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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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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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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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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The Feminist Club forms at RHS

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By: Amanda Qendro ’20 Victoria Claflin Woodhull was the first female in the United States to run for president in 1872.       Their still has not been a female president yet? It’s 2017 and women are still getting paid 20% less than men for the same job. The ...

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School Lunch: Delicious and Nutritious

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By Sinnia Scully ’20 Opinions about school lunches have existed for years now. Some days you may love the school lunch, other days you may dread it. But do you really know what it is that you’re eating? Eating healthy isn’t always the easiest thing to do, but most schools ...

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Hoops for Autism Returns

By Sinnia Scully ’20 If you enjoy playing basketball, being involved in school events or just like to do things out of the kindness of your heart, Hoops for Autism might be for you! Hoops for Autism is a basketball tournament organized by student government. The tournament consists of 20 ...

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