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Both Sides of the Presidential Election

Payton Reid and KayCee Bradley, Editorial Board and Reporter

After the long, intense night of anticipation, November 8th finally came to a close with the votes counted and tears shed. The 2016 Presidential Election left a bad taste in the mouth of students, teachers, and a majority...  Read More »

Dec 7 • No Comments

Tupac and Biggie

Khaleah Nix, Reporter

In Las Vegas, Nevada on September 7th 1996, Tupac Shakur left a Mike Tyson vs. Bruce Seldon fight at the MGM Grand with his manager Suge Knight. While leaving, Suge Knight’s associates spotted Orlando Anderson, a Crip gang...  Read More »

Nov 4 • No Comments

Aviation Assembles Plane

Aviation Assembles Plane

Sophia Leidy, Reporter

Aviation has been a part of Emerald Ridge since the school was built. The school offers a number of classes oriented to a career in flight, and that’s often what sets it apart from PHS and Rogers. Even though the program...  Read More »

Oct 28 • No Comments

Reflecting on Senior Season

Reflecting on Senior Season

Audrey Burg, Online Editor

Senior Andrew Noel has been playing football as an offensive lineman for eleven years. “I’ve always loved football, I’ve been playing since I was a little kid,” Noel said. He’s made really good relationships...  Read More »

Oct 25 • No Comments

Helper of Emerald Ridge

Brooke Gray, Reporter

One of the counselors by the name of Mr. Rosdahl of last names regarding A through E doesn’t only just help with those particular students but he goes beyond by being in the organization that is called FAFSA (Free application...  Read More »

Oct 24 • No Comments

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Special Olympics Bowling

Special Olympics Bowling

Brendan Pyper, Editorial Board

The Emerald Ridge Special Olympics Bowling team is practicing every Wednesday for the upcoming tournament this month in Tacoma at Pacific Lanes. The goal of the sport is to make friends and have fun in a safe, and comforting...  Read More »

Oct 26 • No Comments

New Captains for Wrestling

Khaleah Nix, Reporter

Wrestling season starts November 12th, and all three coaches are stoked for what will happen. This is Senior Logan Swank’s second year as team captain, this year he's captaining alongside seniors Kordell Fields and Mason...  Read More »

Oct 24 • No Comments

Step Team Mesmerizes ERHS with their moves

Step Team Mesmerizes ERHS with their moves

Caleb Walter-Goodspeed, Reporter

The ERHS Step Team has been the center of attention throughout this school year. From performing at assembly's to basketball games, they have done it all. Having a scarce few members can be tough at times but "we have ove...  Read More »

Mar 14 • No Comments

King of the hill 2015

King of the hill 2015

Caleb Walter-Goodspeed, Reporter

“JUST LIKE LAST YEAR!” The sound of the Emerald Ridge student section resounded throughout Sparks Stadium as the Jaguars ran away with the win 35-21 against the Rogers Rams last Friday Night. The game was closer than...  Read More »

Oct 7 • No Comments

Gymnastics takes second at state

Gymnastics takes second at state

Chase Charaba, Co-Editor-in-Chief

It was nearing the end of their day of competition. They were just behind the team that had beat them the week before and they had just finished their last event: vault. They stuck their landings, and they hoped the scores...  Read More »

Mar 17 • No Comments

  • Diaz practices Krav Maga March 17, 2015
  • Bowling season wraps up for varsity players at state March 17, 2015

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Both Sides of the Presidential Election

Payton Reid and KayCee Bradley, Editorial Board and Reporter

After the long, intense night of anticipation, November 8th finally came to a close with the votes counted and tears shed. The 2016 Presidential Election left a bad taste in the mouth of students, teachers,...  Read More »

Dec 7 • No Comments

White House free college plan is insufficient

White House free college plan is insufficient

Chase Charaba, Co-Editor-in-Chief

College is a financial burden necessary for many jobs in today’s society. Without a degree, it can be hard to reach the upper pay brackets or even be hired to major companies. The atrocious price of co...  Read More »

Mar 17 • No Comments

Gate must be locked for closed campus (pro/con)

Gate must be locked for closed campus (pro/con)

March 17, 2015

Technology takes over

January 22, 2015

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Upcoming Events:

05/09/16 Mon
1 Hour Late Start - All Grades
05/16/16 Mon
1 Hour Late Start - All Grades
05/16/16 Mon
School Board Meeting
Directions Meeting material
Starts at 6:00pm
05/19/16 Thu -
05/21/16 Sat
ERHS Spring Play
Starts at 6:30pm
05/23/16 Mon
1 Hour Late Start - All Grades
05/27/16 Fri
Board Study Session
9:00am - 11:00am
05/27/16 Fri
ERHS ASL Showcase
A chance for our ASL students to show what they know - songs, skits and performances for the dear.
7:00pm - 8:30pm
05/30/16 Mon
No School - Memorial Day
05/31/16 Tue
No School - (unless needed for Snow Make-Up Day #1)
06/01/16 Wed
ERHS Band Concert
Starts at 7:00pm
06/02/16 Thu -
06/07/16 Tue
Emerald Ridge Art Show
ERHS Artist showcase thier body of works
06/02/16 Thu -
06/07/16 Tue
Emerald Ridge Art Show
ERHS Artist Showcase of work, come to the library and see what they have done.
8:00am - 7:00pm
06/06/16 Mon
1 Hour Late Start - All Grades
06/06/16 Mon
School Board Meeting
Directions Meeting material
Starts at 6:00pm
06/07/16 Tue
2016 Elementary Track Meet
Starts at 12:45pm

Spirit week in review

Spirit week in review

Kyndall Boyd, Reporter

 Sophomore Samantha Vo (left) matches sophomore Megan Bristol (right) representing the Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson on the first spirit day of the week, Emeral...  Read More »

Oct 7 • No Comments

Winter sports assembly

Winter sports assembly

Chase Charaba, Co-Editor-in-Chief

The winter sports assembly was held Feb. 19 in the Emerald Ridge gym during advisory. The assembly featured performances by the dance team and the cast of the upcoming ER...  Read More »

Feb 20 • 1 Comment

Winter wishes assembly

Winter wishes assembly

Dec 19 • No Comments

Winter wishes week: hat day

Winter wishes week: hat day

December 18, 2014

Winter wishes week: swinter day

Winter wishes week: swinter day

December 17, 2014

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Aviation Assembles Plane

Aviation Assembles Plane

Sophia Leidy, Reporter

Aviation has been a part of Emerald Ridge since the school was built. The school offers a number of classes oriented to a career in flight, and that’s often what sets it...  Read More »

Oct 28 • No Comments

Senior teacher puts students into a financial game of life with BECU visit

Senior teacher puts students into a financial game of life with BECU visit

Moe Braun, Social Media Editor

On Thursday November 12th, Christi Horton, the business and financial literature teacher here, partnered up with local BECU, a non profit credit union to help teach the student...  Read More »

Nov 20 • No Comments

Renaissance Club

Renaissance Club

Caleb Walter-Goodspeed, Reporter

The Renaissance Club is run by one of the new administrators, Michelle Fox. This club was formed a few years ago to support the people here at Emerald Ridge and help them ...  Read More »

Nov 20 • No Comments

Robotics introduction and preparation brings members together

Robotics introduction and preparation brings members together

November 20, 2015

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The student news site of Emerald Ridge High School | Puyallup, Washington
The student news site of Emerald Ridge High School | Puyallup, Washington