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The Student News Site of Rock Ridge High School

THE BLAZE

The Student News Site of Rock Ridge High School

THE BLAZE

The Student News Site of Rock Ridge High School

THE BLAZE

The MSA celebrates at the Final Iftar on May 1, 2022 in the school cafeteria with friends and family.
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MSA: Student-Run Club for Muslim Students and Allies

Led by senior co-presidents Sarah Baig and Rayyan Ansari, the Muslim Student Association (MSA) strives to build a sense of community among Muslim...

Student Council Association (SCA) members decorate a large arch for the Homecoming Dance before students arrive. The front entrance, gym, and cafeteria were transformed into city themed attractions on the morning of Oct. 22.
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Homecoming: SCA sets the Scene for a Night in the Cities

On the morning of Oct. 22, while many students were getting beauty rest before Homecoming, the Student Council Association (SCA) came to school...

Despite certain restrictions that limited how they put on the show, the DE Theater class put on an entertaining, mind-twisting, and emotional act. They managed to get creative with their props, making them multifunctional. Audience member senior Viv Bali enjoyed this aspect of the show. “They were able to use everything they had to the fullest extent possible,” Bali said.
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Rock Ridge Performing Arts Returns to Explore “The Trench”

Rock Ridge Performing Arts started their year with the DE Theater class’s performance of  “The Trench.” The free one-time show was performed...

Students were able to self-nominate for Homecoming court and were then voted on by their respective grade level to be a 2022 homecoming court finalist. Two overall winners were then selected by the school and crowned at the Homecoming dance and football game.
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The Pressure and Excitement of Running For Homecoming Court

During the week of homecoming, the halls are buzzing with school spirit, excitement, and talk of outfits.  One group of students, though, are...

Junior Ibrahim Rostom stands happily with a thumbs up after the trial with the youth Egyptian National Team. He had just played well and was pleased with his performance.
Ibrahim Rostom Makes the Youth Egyptian National Team
Hylay Assefa, Staff Writer • November 14, 2022

Junior Ibrahim Rostom had the weight of his family, his friends, and himself on his shoulders. He had played soccer for various clubs and for the high school team. Rostom had played...

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The Phoenix prepare to face the Huskies in a new play. “[We could improve by] focusing on trying to get people healthy, running the ball, and getting people work at different positions just in case [of] injuries,” Qadri said.
Huskies Put Out Phoenix Fire at Pink Out Game
Adi Kidiyoor, James Lee, and Manika Porchezhian October 21, 2022

Following an exciting win against the Parkview Patriots on Oct. 7, the Rock Ridge Phoenix were fired up to battle the Tuscarora Huskies at their annual pink out game on Oct. 15....

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The initial launch of Overwatch 2 was rough. Due to a DDoS attack on their servers, Blizzard Entertainment left players in queues stretching up to 40,000 eager participants just to reach the home screen.
Overwatch 2: Sequel or Major Update?
Anik Mridha and Bhargav Kuniki November 2, 2022

Overwatch has been a staple in the gaming community for some time. Since its release in 2016, the 6v6 fast-paced action-shooter quickly rose...

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There are many ways to donate, sign petitions, and stay informed on the situation in Iran to help the protesters from where you are right now. (Image on graphic from courtesy of Creative Commons).
Helping Iranians From the Other Side of the World
Sarah Baig and Nadia Shirr

Amid shouts of “death to the dictator” and demands for the Islamic Regime to change, sophomore Dorsa Baghaei proudly took to the streets...

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