Ridley High School News

Ridley High School News

The other presidential options

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By Dave Hill ’17 In the 2016 presidential election, in which the Democratic and Republican parties chose the most unliked and untrusted candidates in our nation’s history, many people may be looking for other options. In Pennsylvania, voters will actually see five options on their ballot when they cast their ...

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Mornings begin with a return to homeroom

By Nicolas Ardiles ’19 Homerooms. For the first time in years, RHS has implemented a “sixth block” into the school schedule for the 2016-2017 school year. Students have to start their day before first block. Last year students had to get to first block before 7:35 am and were considered ...

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Legacy building at RHS

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By Cara Caldwell ‘19 This year the Ridley High School staff is trying to encourage students  to build a legacy and leave a mark upon the school. The 2016-2017 school year will be the second year that has had a theme. Last year, the theme was “Home is where the ...

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RHS draws attention to suicide awareness

By Stephanie Pizzi  ’19 “Each year, approximately 34,000 people commit suicide, that is one death every 15 minutes.” reports the Huffington Post. With more awareness, this number can decrease significantly. Suicide is one of the biggest problems presently facing our society. September was National Suicide Awareness week, which helped raise ...

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A TEXT from the teachers, ‘not cool to text in class!’

By Devon Gormley-Tavoni ’17 Texting is the fastest growing form of communication between people nowadays, but is it too much when it makes it into the classrooms? Scott Jaschik, a reporter for insidehighered.com, reports that about 90% of students will use their phone in class for some type of texting, ...

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Snapchat

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By Anissa Miller ’19 There are 100 million daily active Snapchat users in the world. Teenagers and young adults from the ages of 13-30 have found a new app called Snapchat. Snapchat has been around since 2012 and has grown in popularity ever since. A person can take a picture ...

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Student Athletes vs. Academics

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By Shannon McKee ’19 Being involved in high school sports can positively impact the overall experience for a student. Many people create new, lifelong friends that are crucial for teens to develop into socially stable people. At the same time, could the commitment have a negative impact? “The high school ...

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Snack bar times ‘unsatisfying’

By Julian Wing ’16 It is frustrating that the snack bar is not open longer. Many Ridley students have complained about how the snack bar closes too early during all three lunches. Each lunch is about 30 minutes and the snack bar opens and closes before the next lunch. The ...

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Meet Sebby

Sebastian "Sebby" DeStefano

By Jason Hannigan, ’16 The Green House – After securing their second Central League Title in two years and managing an unblemished regular season record, the Ridley High School boy’s basketball team is generating overwhelming support on and off the court. Fans of this year’s boys’ basketball team have filled ...

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High school unites against bullying

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Chrissy McCool ’19 Ridley High School marked Unity Day on November 15 by wearing blue T-shirts. This year marked the ninth year that schools have raised awareness for the issue of bullying in school. The National Unity Day was on October 21st. It started in 2006 by the PACER National ...

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