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Senior Survival

Brooke Gray, Reporter

Seniors are now resting easily after the war like of senior boards, congratulations for the seniors who passed their boards and now can have a simple less stress free rest of their year as seniors here at Emerald Ridge. Senior,...

April 19, 2017No Comments

Snow Day Activities

Dominic Gaul, Reporter

Sunday February 5th as people watched the super bowl the snow began to fall and cover everything in a white blanket and what started out that morning as a prediction of 1-3 inches soon escalated through the day to 6-8. The...

February 27, 2017No Comments

Portfolios

Payton Reid, Editorial Board

As a 2017 senior, the race to graduation has kicked into full gear as of early January. Seniors are scrambling to finish the numerous essays required, digging up their best works, or calmly watching the chaos because they...

January 18, 2017No Comments

The Great Car Dilemma

The Great Car Dilemma

Caleb Walter-Goodspeed, Editorial Board

“Stop! Where is your pass?!” This phrase is frequently heard when you try to walk out to your car without a pass. Security has been cracking down recently on people who go out to their cars because of the people who attempt...

December 14, 2016No Comments

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...

December 7, 2016No Comments

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Unified basketball takes home win against Puyallup

Unified basketball takes home win against Puyallup

Payton Reid, Editorial Board

The Emerald Ridge unified basketball team members and peer partners flooded the gym on March 7th for Pack the Gym Night. Followed by friends, family, and fellow classmates, the game began with ER teacher, Jesse Kase, announcing...

March 8, 2017No Comments

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...

October 26, 2016No 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...

October 24, 2016No 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...

March 14, 2016No 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...

October 7, 2015No Comments

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The Great Car Dilemma

The Great Car Dilemma

Caleb Walter-Goodspeed, Editorial Board

“Stop! Where is your pass?!” This phrase is frequently heard when you try to walk out to your car without a pass. Security has been cracking down recently on people who go out to their cars because...

December 14, 2016No Comments

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,...

December 7, 2016No Comments

White House free college plan is insufficient

White House free college plan is insufficient

March 17, 2015

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

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

March 17, 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...

October 7, 2015No 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...

February 20, 20151 Comment

Winter wishes assembly

Winter wishes assembly

December 19, 2014No 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...

October 28, 2016No 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...

November 20, 2015No 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 ...

November 20, 2015No 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