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Adjudication Results
Congratulations to the choir for receiving a Superior rating at today’s choral adjudication. Their score qualifies them to participate in the State Choral Festival held in Baltimore in May.

Schedule Classes for Next Year
A reminder to all students: Please remember to schedule your classes in ASPEN from now until March 6th. If you do not have Internet access at home and/or you need help, please stop in the guidance office.


Student Wins Speech Competition
Hunter Barclay represented Mountain Ridge High School in the Allegany County Rotary Speech Competition held on Tuesday, February 24th at the Cumberland Country Club. Hunter finished in 1st place in the competition and received a $500 scholarship from the Rotary Club. He will represent Allegany County in the area competition at the Hancock Rotary Club later in April. Hunter’s winning speech topic was on organ donation. Also pictured is Dr. Marchbank, advisor.

After Prom Committee Meeting/Easter Egg Sale
The After Prom committee will be meeting on March 4th at 7 PM in the school library. All are encouraged to attend.  Juniors and Senior are also selling Easter eggs as an After Prom fundraiser. All egg orders are due on March 6th.  Please see attached forms for more information.
Parent Letter - CCTE
Parent Letter - Mountain Ridge
Order Form - CCTE
Order Form - Mountain Ridge

Holey Plunge
Any boys’ soccer, boys' basketball, or miner maniacs who are interested in participating in the Holey plunge should attend a brief meeting 5-1 today February 25th, in the main gym.

2015 Freshman Class Fundraiser
For the list of winners click here.

Custom Community Cookbook
The Mountain Ridge High School Endowment Committee is creating a custom cookbook featuring favorite recipes from our community. Money raised will be used for academic endeavors and scholarships. Recipes can be submitted online or through the attached recipe form. Click here for more information. To download a recipe form click here.

Mountain Ridge Annual Craft Fair
The Mountain Ridge High School Endowment Fund Committee will be holding the fourth-annual Mountain Ridge School Craft Fair on March 14th, 2015. To see the vendor letter for more information click here. To download a craft fair application click here.

Three Hour Delays
Because of the number of snow days ACPS has experienced over the last few years, especially in the Mountain Ridge school district, ACPS has adopted a 3-hour delay schedule which may be used this year as needed.  ACPS has scheduled a 3-hour delay on February 27, 2015 which will be for professional development for secondary teachers. 

Students on an abbreviated schedule need to be aware that all seven periods will be scheduled on any delay schedule and the schedule will not rotate this year.  On a 3-hour delay schedule, all periods except 5th period will be 15 minutes long. Attendance is required.

 To view the schedule for three hour delays click here.

Upcoming Events

2015 - Spring Sports

2014 - 2015 Winter Sports Schedules 

Senior Night!
Tonight the boys’ basketball team will play at home against Northern. It is senior night for Cheerleaders, Diamonds and Boys' Basketball. See you there, Go miners!

Mountain Ridge Basketball Playoffs
Mountain Ridge will be hosting a basketball playoff doubleheader against Walkersville on Friday evening.  The girls' game will begin at 5:30 p.m. and the boys' game will start at 7:30 p.m.  Admission cost will be $6.00 for anyone seven years of age or older.  Only MPSSAA passes will be accepted for free admission.

Are You Playing a Spring Sport?
Anyone who is playing a spring sport and has not had a physical for a Fall or Winter sport must have a physical completed and submitted to Mr.Davis by February 28th. Physical forms can be downloaded from the school's Website.

Upcoming Athletic Events

Wednesday    2-25-15
Girls' JV Tournament @ Mountain Ridge in Auxiliary Gym 
        5:30 p.m.  Consolation Game
        7:00 p.m.  Championship Game
Eddie Roger's Tournament @ Mountain Ridge
7:30 p.m.  Mountain Ridge (home) vs Southern (away) - freshmen game in main gym
Boys' Basketball vs Northern (Home)(jv @ 6:00 p.m. , varsity @ 7:30 p.m.)
Thursday    2-26-15
Eddie Roger's Tournament @ Mountain Ridge
        6:00 p.m.  freshmen games (consolation in auxiliary gym and championship in main gym)
        7:30 p.m.  jv games (consolation in auxiliary gym and championship in main gym)
Friday    2-27-15
Girls' playoff game TBD
Saturday    2-28-15
Wrestling @ Regional Tournament @ Manchester Valley
Boys' playoff game TBD

Senior Section

Senior Newsletter - February

Congratulations Class of 2015
Graduation announcements, accesories, and Cap/Gown units can be ordered at; www.balfour.com. The late order program will run from Feb.2-Apr. 24. All cap/gown units will be delivered to the school, and beginning in April, all announcements and accessories will be delivered to your home. Don't miss this opportunity to announce and celebrate your graduation! Contact Doug Richardson for any questions- 304-599-0621 or 800-742-9199.

Scholarship Information
Attention seniors: The Guidance Office has received 3 new scholarships. Please stop in guidance to check out all of the scholarships.
New Scholarships added February 26th!
For a list of scholarships click here

ACM Accuplace Practice Test Booklet
For those students interested in taking the ACM Accuplacer Test, you can click here to see a copy of the Practice Test Booklet that gives examples of test items.

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Administration

Principal: Gene Morgan
Assistant Principal: James Evans
Assistant Principal: Kelly Cassell
Athletic Director: Gary Davis

Contact Information

100 Dr. Nancy S. Grasmick Lane
Frostburg, Maryland 21532
Telephone: 301-687-8014
Fax: 301-689-8709
E-mail: mountainridgehs@acps.k12.md.us

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