• Important Dates -->
  • 9/26: Clash of the Classes Kickball Game
  • 9/27: Hallway Decorating
  • 9/26-9/29: Spirit Week & Pep Rally
  • 9/29: Tailgate & Homecoming Football Game
  • 9/30: Homecoming Dance
  • 10/9: School Holiday (Indigenous People's Day)
  • 10/13: Senior Breakfast
The Student News Site of Rock Ridge High School


The Student News Site of Rock Ridge High School


The Student News Site of Rock Ridge High School


Rodrigo showcases her stellar lyrics and 2000s-inspired production in “GUTS.”
Arts & Entertainment
“GUTS:” Olivia Rodrigo’s Newest Self-Loathing Record is a Means of Catharsis

Olivia Rodrigo is seething. And she’s showing it with shimmering electric guitar chords and poignant lyrics in her sophomore album, “GUTS.”...

After fighting hard, the Phoenix and Bobcats congratulate each other on a game well played. While the game went on for four sets, ending with a victory for the Bobcats, the Phoenix kept their energy and enthusiasm at a max until the match point was won. “When [the team loses] a point or they start getting down, theyre good at not letting themselves fall into a hole,” assistant coach Whitney Leach said. “They’re really good at staying positive, pulling themselves up, and keeping that energy going during games.”
Fall Sports
Phoenix Volleyball Faces First Loss of the Season

After winning two scrimmages and their first game of the season, the Phoenix varsity volleyball team faced their first loss of the season in...

Superhero movies and TV shows have been slowly declining in popularity and demand from younger audiences in the past few years.
Are Superhero Movies Dying?

With massive franchises like “The Avengers” and “Batman,” superheroes have been a massive part of the media for more than a decade. But...

Sophie King plans to continue following her passion for horseback riding after high school, but for now, she enjoys spending her time schooling horses twice a week.
Talking to Something That Can’t Talk Back: The Story of Sophie King

Walk in. Grab the saddle and tack. Groom the horse. Tighten the girth. Ride.  Twice a week, sophomore Sophie King enters The Stables at Wulf...

Christina Hayes (right), hugs English teacher Jessica Berg (left) after she presents and congratulates Hayes on being awarded the  “Future is Female” award.
Awards All Around: All School and Senior Awards
Lucian Tiller, Sitwat Mian, and Ananya Karthik June 10, 2023

On the evening of  June 1, the annual senior awards ceremony was held in the school auditorium to congratulate the class of 2023 on their accomplishments...

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Celebrating a victorious end to his decade long hunt for the famed Stanley Cup, left winger and captain for the Washington Capitals, Alexander Ovechkin cheers on the celebrating fans at the championship parade in June of 2018. Simply known by many hockey fans as “Ovi,” Ovechkin has changed the game worldwide. Hailing from Russia, and largely known as one of the greatest players to ever play the sport (as he currently sits at number two on the all time goals scored list), he has single handedly grown the game in the D.C. Metropolitan area to unprecedented heights.
Breaking the Ice: Phoenix Hockey Club and the Stanley Cup Finals
Tanishka Enugu and Shivu Sathe June 10, 2023

A staple in American pop culture since the expansion of the NHL (National Hockey League) in the 1967-68 season introducing key teams such as...

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Released on April 5, The Super Mario Bros. Movie stands out in the world of cinematic renditions of video games, and proves a good video game movie is possible by making the top 20 list of highest grossing films of all time, and holds the third place spot for animated films.
Super Mario Bros.: A Video Game Movie Done Right
Jackson Mitchell, Staff Writer • June 10, 2023

Movie renditions of video games have garnered a reputation for being truly terrible movies. Through the piles of muck and grease, it seems like...

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Three days after its initial release on May 12, Nintendo’s new game “The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom” sold ten million units around the world.
Tears of the Kingdom: A Long Awaited Adventure
Bella Strano and Sebastian Penagos Sandoval June 10, 2023

For almost four decades, fans have been obsessed with the “Legend of Zelda” franchise. The game’s tricky puzzles, storyline, and characters...

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