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  • Meet Principle Kim

    Meet Principle Kim

    Jamie Burgin, Editorial Staff

    December 11, 2018

    In the summer of 2018, Round Rock ISD announced Ms. Jiae Kim as principal of Cedar Ridge. Kim has worked in RRISD for 14 years of her career, and most recently worked with younger children at Spicewood Elementary. “It’s a lot more complex and on a larger scale here, and the work I get to do...

    Mrs. Kim loves to interact with all students across the school.

    Thomas Shands

  • Diving into the Minds of Katie Hicks and Jonathan Thompson

    Diving into the Minds of Katie Hicks and Jonathan Thompson

    Dante Motley, Editor-in-Chief

    December 7, 2018

    The oceans are teaming with life, waiting to be explored. A few students have decided to take the plunge and discover what’s waiting for them below the surface. Juniors Katie Hicks and Jonathan Thompson have taken up scuba diving. Over the summer, both took to the ocean to explore the reefs of the...

    Johnathan Thomson scuba diving over the summer.

  • Mental Health at Cedar Ridge

    Mental Health at Cedar Ridge

    Dante Motley, Editor-in-Chief

    November 6, 2018

    This generation of students has seen an increase in mental health problems unlike ever before. Some people claim it is due to the gauntlett of high stress challenges students are exposed to, while others believe it is due to more accurate mental health diagnoses techniques. Either way, we can all...

    On average, teen girls have a higher risk of being depressed then teen boys. 19.4% teen girls are depressed, while 6.4% of teen boys are depressed, according to the National Institute of Mental Health.

    Dante Motley

  • Cedar Ridge vs. Round Rock Football Recap

    Cedar Ridge vs. Round Rock Football Recap

    Luke White, Sports Editor

    November 2, 2018

    In a game billed as “Pandemonium on Parmer”, Cedar Ridge rode a 35-point first quarter en route to a 70-56 win over the Round Rock Dragons on October 26th at Kelly Reeves Athletic Complex. With the win, the Raiders secured a spot as second place in District 13-6A behind Vandegrift. The quarterbacks...

    Jacoryan Isaac (11) rushes the ball against Round Rock on October 26th.

    Thomas Shands

  • The Freshman Slime Queen

    The Freshman Slime Queen

    Grace Galdamez-Kirkconnell, Managing Editor

    October 10, 2018

    A freshman has rose to fame by opening a slime store on Instagram. Snoopslimes, has built a slime-based empire since she opened up shop in 2017, gaining over 1.8 million followers. Since 2016, slime has taken over social media, and the “asmr” (Autonomous sensory meridian response) world, whether it be you...

    Jungmin Kang (9), holds her"Detox Water" slime.

    Grace Galdamez-Kirkconnell

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Mental Health at Cedar Ridge
Suicide Awareness
College Greek Life
The Health Benefits of Drinking Kombucha
  • Library Lab Renovation December 15, 2017
  • Mu Alpha Theta November 16, 2017
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Cedar Ridge vs. Round Rock Football Recap
Volleyball at the Ridge
Varsity Football

Varsity Football

September 24, 2018

Trainers

Trainers

February 15, 2018

Super Bowl 52

Super Bowl 52

February 7, 2018

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