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Daffodil princess chosen

Payton Reid, Reporter

Senior Kallie Sherwood proudly accepted the Daffodil crown, awarded to one girl per school, on Wednesday, Oct. 28th during the honorary annual Daffodil Coronation. The Puyallup River valley is known for its rich, glacial...  Read More »

November 16, 2015 • 0 comments

Laramie Project gets viewers to wipe tears

Lucas Cook and Christopher Tavern (Photographer)

The Laramie Project, directed by Tavern, premiered on November 4th, 5th and 6th. The Laramie Project featured the town of Laramie suffering the hardships after a gay man, Matthew Shepard, was violently beaten and left to...  Read More »

November 12, 2015 • 0 comments

There’s no place like homecoming

Kierah Tucker and Moe Braun (Photographer)

Those magical words have been flying around like a witch on her broomstick. The Emerald Ridge High School homecoming was on Saturday Sept. 26th. It came faster than clicking your heels 3 times. The lights shone lik...  Read More »

October 12, 2015 • 0 comments

Club fair takes place

Justin Charaba, Reporter

The annual club fair occurred Sept. 23 in the commons. The club fair is an event that shows students different clubs, Sophomores attended to learn how to get involved at Emerald Ridge. “We had 22 clubs that were ...  Read More »

October 7, 2015 • 0 comments

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 »

October 7, 2015 • 0 comments

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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 »

March 14, 2016 • 0 comments

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 »

October 7, 2015 • 0 comments

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 »

March 17, 2015 • 0 comments

Diaz practices Krav Maga

Bryanna Putman, Perspectives Editor

The year was 1948 and a conflict known as the Arab-Israeli War had just commenced. An addition to the newly founded Israeli army that year went by the name of Imi Lichtenfeld, who combined his prior knowledge of boxing, wres...  Read More »

March 17, 2015 • 0 comments

Bowling season wraps up for varsity players at state

Jordan Bowers, Reporter

The varsity bowling team got up early and headed down to Narrows Plaza Bowling Alley to compete in the state tournament Feb. 6 and 7. The team played enthusiastically and with much effort and they received a trophy for fou...  Read More »

March 17, 2015 • 0 comments

  • Varsity Boys Basketball strives for spot in 4A district playoffs February 6, 2015
  • ERHS athletes sign National Letters of Intent February 6, 2015

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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 »

March 17, 2015 • 0 comments

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

Mikayla Jennings and Lucas Cook

Con: Close campus constricts kids, by: Mikayla Jennings It’s what students think about all day. That giant, delicious, greasy burger is what their stomachs have been craving. They climb into their c...  Read More »

March 17, 2015 • 0 comments

Technology takes over

January 22, 2015

New U.S.D.A. laws change food choices at student store

November 10, 2014

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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

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 »

October 7, 2015 • 0 comments

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 »

February 20, 2015 • 1 comment

Winter wishes assembly

December 19, 2014 • 0 comments

Winter wishes week: hat day

December 18, 2014

Winter wishes week: swinter day

December 17, 2014

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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 »

November 20, 2015 • 0 comments

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 »

November 20, 2015 • 0 comments

Robotics introduction and preparation brings members together

Auston Morgan, Assistant Online Editor

    Emerald Ridge’s Robotics team is one of the smaller teams that is not as well known as most others. The program is meant to teach skills in time managem...  Read More »

November 20, 2015 • 0 comments

Marine biology class makes a splash

November 18, 2015

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