• Important Dates -->
  • 11/22-24: Thanksgiving Break
  • 12/5: School Store Holiday Shopping Night
  • 12/6: Orchestra Concert
  • 12/7: Band Concert
  • 12/8: Rock Ridge Hackathon
  • 12/8: Frost Fest
  • 12/11-12/15: Winter Spirit Week
  • 12/12: Guitar Concert
  • 12/14: Chorus Concert
  • 12/15: Winter Pep Rally
  • Dec. 20-Jan 1: Winter Break
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


(Left to right) Freshman Ayana Hill, freshman Amari Leman, and junior Elina Papageorgiou participate in cheerleading, basketball, and gymnastics tryouts. Photos by: Samantha Chang and Dayanna Anton.
Winter Tryouts Promise Strong Season for the Phoenix

As the temperature begins to drop and students start counting the days until winter break, athletes start counting the days until winter tryouts...

“Decided 2” is very similar to NBA YoungBoy’s previous albums, such as “Don’t Try This At Home,” which he released earlier this year.
Arts & Entertainment
NBA YoungBoy “Decided 2” Releases Yet Another Mediocre Album

Let’s hope YoungBoy Never Broke Again is “Bigger & Better” for his next album. On Nov. 10, YoungBoy released his 21st studio album...

Autotune seems to have morphed from a simple pitch-perfectionist’s tool to an instrument in and of itself.
From Tool to Instrument: The Evolution of Autotune

Take a moment to log into your phone or computer. Open up your preferred music streaming or sharing system. If you look at the top songs that...

From high profile murders to back stabbing twists, this emotional movie made viewers want to keep watching. Promotional Poster of “Locked In”.
Arts & Entertainment
“Locked In” Debuts on Netflix, Making Viewers Happy and Cheerful

The anticipated Netflix Original “Locked In” was released on Nov. 11. After several Instagram posts on Netflix’s account including a variety...

Before the game starts, senior Cora Bowen dribbles two basketballs while sitting on the bench.
Atoms Go Negative From Phoenix Win
Maya Coleman, Shivu Sathe, and Sam Cho November 28, 2023

On Thursday, Nov. 16, the Phoenix girls basketball team went against the Annandale Atoms for their first home scrimmage, kicking off the preseason....

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With production wrapping up in April 2023, “FNAF” has been one of the most anticipated movies of the fall, but barely fell into the horror genre that was most sought-after during the Halloween season. Photo courtesy of Blumhouse.
‘Five Nights At Freddy’s:’ A Movie Truly For The Fans
Jackson Mitchell, Staff Writer • December 4, 2023

Fans of the “FNAF” game series have been waiting patiently for a film adaptation for the last eight years since the first teaser came out...

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After serving 17 years in prison for opening fire at his high school in 2004,  Jon Romano started advocating for mental health support on TikTok and Instagram, under the handle @jonseekingpeace.
A Shooter’s Second Chance: Jon Romano and his Questionable Platform
Ria Athreya and Sydney Nguyen November 28, 2023

Content warning: This article discusses issues of mental health and school violence. When Jon Romano started posting on social media in 2021,...

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