News & Announcements

Region Orchestra Festival Scores Big!!

Mountain Ridge High School hosted the Region Orchestra Festival on Wednesday, April 21st. Seven orchestras from Alta High, Lehi High, and Mountain Ridge High all came to perform for adjudicators and receive ratings. The Mountain Ridge Orchestras did a fantastic job and got some wonderful feedback from the adjudicators. At region festival, each orchestra receives a rating between 1 and 5, with 1 being the highest possible score. String Orchestra received an Excellent rating (2+), Concert Orchestra received a Superior rating (1-) and Chamber Orchestra also received a Superior rating (1). Chamber Orchestra will be advancing to the State Orchestra Festival later in May. Congratulations to all the orchestras for their hard work and great performances!

Sources of Strength Highlights Medical Access

For the month of April, the Sources of Strength peer leaders highlighted the strength of Medical Access. The student body joined the peer leaders in making a pledge to care for their minds and bodies. Medical Access means making wise choices to stay healthy, and then visiting professionals, if needed. We're happy that our students want to live healthy lives!

Modern Math and Cryptography

From Caesar Ciphers to Scytales, to Jefferson wheels and the famous Enigma machine, the Modern Math classes employed their new cryptology skills to solve a massive escape room this week. They were successful in finding treasure, and you should have seen their faces (even under masks) beaming as they tackled this unconventional math test!

Two Seniors Sign to Wrestle in College!

Mountain Ridge Wrestling had two seniors that signed with colleges to wrestle next year. Mark Rausch signed with Colby Kansas Community College and Jaden Stange signed with Western Wyoming community college. Congratulations to both.

Modern Math and Cryptography

The Modern Math class is currently studying cryptography. Encoding secret messages and learning how different bygone cultures used mathematical methods to keep their secrets safe. There’s no doubt that this branch of mathematics is essential in today’s cyber world! Last Wednesday we listened to music from other cultures while we practiced ancient transposition ciphers, sending each other messages, enjoying each other’s stories and learning about unconventional math.
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