News and Announcements

Freshman Class Fundraiser Results - 2016

Averey Bridges Dedication Ceremony
On Friday, February 19th, during halftime of the Northern boys' basketball game, there will be a dedication ceremony in honor of Averey Bridges.  At that time, Coach John O'Neal will present Averey's glass encased softball jersey which will be displayed in our school's athletic hallway.  Family, friends and teammates are welcomed to attend.

Indoor Track Regional Meet
Hayden Lindsey placed first in the boys' shot put with a throw of 49 feet and Molly Offstein won the girls 800m run in 2:42.22. Molly also placed third in the 1600m with a season personal record of 5:24.41. Harry Moore placed 8th with a time of 38.13 in the boys 300m. Harry also accomplished a personal record in the 800m with a time of 2:14.78 placing 11th. Ryan Copeland, a junior, ran his personal record of 9.95 in the boys 55m hurdles earning 11th place. Only the top 24 athletes in the region are allowed to compete at the competition with the top 4 or a state qualifying time or mark advancing them to states. Hayden and Molly move onto the State Championship scheduled for Monday, February 15 at Prince George's Sports & Learning Center in Landover, Maryland.

Niven Signs
Niven Hegeman Signs to Play at Maryland
Niven Hegeman, a senior at Mountain Ridge High School, recently signed her National Letter of Intent to play women’s soccer for the University of Maryland.  Niven was the Times-News Player of the Year, 1st Team All Area, and First Team All AMAC for both the 2014 and 2015 soccer seasons. Pictured with Niven are her parents Jay and Rita Hegeman, Mr. Gene Morgan-Principal, and Mr. Gary Davis - Athletic Director.

Snowball DanceTickets
Tickets for the snowball dance will be on sale during all lunch shifts. Tickets are eight dollars per person.

MRHS Craft Fair
The Craft Fair will be held in the Gymnasium on Saturday, March 12, 2016 from 9:00am to 2:00pm. *Vendors Wanted* Anyone who is interested in attending as a vendor please contact Mountain Ridge high School by calling 301-689-3377 or email
Applications for anyone who wants to be a Vendor can be downloaded by clicking here.




Warm Up for Winter
It’s getting colder outside, so it’s time to help others in our community to stay warm.  S.A.D.D. is beginning its annual “Warm up for Winter” campaign.  Please donate hats, gloves and mittens, scarves, coats, and blankets.  Don’t forget the animal rescue who can use dog and cat food and old towels and blankets.  See the flyers in the hallways or Ms. Martin and Ms. Durst if you have questions.

Upcoming Athletic Events

2015-2016 Winter Sports Schedules

Physicals for Spring Sports
Anyone who is trying out for a spring sport and has not had a physical for the fall or winter must get a physical prior to the start of the spring sports’ season on March 1st. Physical forms can be downloaded from the school website.

Upcoming Events

Wednesday     2-10-16
     No Events
Thursday     2-11-16
     Bocce ball @ State Meet
Friday     2-12-16
     Boys' basketball @ Broadfording (jv @ 6:00 p.m. & varsity @ 7:30 p.m.)
     Girls' basketball @ Keyser (jv @ 6:00 p.m. & varsity @ 7:30 p.m.)

Senior Section

Upcoming College Visits - 2015

February Senior Newsletter

Attention Seniors: the following scholarships are new in the Guidance Office.

  1.  The Mindy Van Pelt scholarship
  2. The Act Personnel Service scholarship  and
  3. The Reeves Private Foundation scholarship
  4. Maryland PTA Scholarship
  5. Powell-Wise Scholarship Award
    Stop in the Guidance office to pick up the Scholarships today!!

Senior T-Shirt Orders
We are taking orders for the 2016 Senior Class T-shirt.  Cost is 22.00 per shirt for sizes Small through XL. XX will be 24.00 and XXX will be 25.00 per shirt, tax included.
Orders will be taken until February 26, 2016.  Forms and money should be turned in to your English teacher or to Mrs. Malec in Room 133 by that date. Delivery of shirts will be at the end of March. To Download full order form click here.

For a list of scholarships click here
Updated February 10, 2016

ACM Accuplacer 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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Principal: Gene Morgan
Assistant Principal: James Evans
Assistant Principal: Stephanie Wesolowski
Athletic Director: Gary Davis

Contact Information

100 Dr. Nancy S. Grasmick Lane
Frostburg, Maryland 21532
Telephone: 301-689-3377
Fax: 301-689-8709