Speech and Debate: September
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John Sloyan

Congratulations to all of the students that placed in the recent Speech & Debate Tournament at McQueen. Raghav Bhalla ('26) and Warren Strominger ('26) placed 3rd in the Public Forum debate. This was a huge achievement because they were competing against Senior level debaters and still managed to make it to the finals. Also, Nanki Sandhu ('25) finished 1st in the Novice Lincoln Douglas debate, which was tough to do as the pool of kids was large (20+). It was only her second time breaking into finals, and winning a tournament is a big deal.

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Head's Note: 28 September
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Tobin Bechtel, Head of School

The upcoming elections are barraging all modes of media. No matter our political outlook or cultural beliefs it is critical in a democratic society to be able to disagree without being disagreeable. It is imperative that we are open-minded and able to listen without rancor and speak passionately without fear of violence. This, to me, is what makes the emphasis on polarization by the media, by political parties and many politicians particularly worrying, especially because some members of our society are using antipathy, enmity, and even force to create fear and suppress the freedoms embedded in our constitution

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Middle School Girls Basketball
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SRS Athletics

Congratulations to MS Girls Basketball for their 27-10 win against Virginia City MS last week. Our athletes showed incredible sportsmanship, teamwork, and Scorpion spirit! Make sure to come out to their final regular season game at home (Swift Sportsdome) on Tuesday, 11 October at 4pm against Doral Academy.

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Congratulations to Class of 2023 Students Libby M., Helena Y., Alex Z., and Irisa Z. on their National Merit Scholarship recognition!
Rob Lamb, College Counselor

Based on their top PSAT/NMSQT scores from last October, Elizabeth “Libby” Mulvaney, Helena Yuan, and Irisa Zhou have been nominated as three of Nevada's 162 Semifinalists in the 2023 National Merit Scholarship Competition and Alex Zhang has been named among Nevada's Commended Scholars.

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Outdoor Education 2022
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Trisha French

Our students had an amazing time during Outdoor Education week! They took trips to Gizzly Creek Ranch, Marin Headlands, Lassen National Park, Pinnacles National Park, Sausalito, and Tomales Bay. Read more for pictures of their fun excursions! 

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MS Boys Cross Country
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SRS Athletics

Boys MS Cross Country had a great meet on Friday in Carson City! Huge congratulations go out to Rhys Ferrito for taking first place in the 2-mile open race (an impressive win out of 96 runners)! All of our Scorpions showed exemplary athleticism and sportsmanship. Well done, athletes!

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Girls and Boys Varsity Soccer
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SRS Athletics

Girls soccer is currently 6-0 and is tied for 1st in 2A. They beat Whittell HS (9-1) and Yerington HS 12-0 last Friday. The boys have won their last two games against Whittell HS (8-1) and Yerington (4-1). Both teams hope to continue the winning streak today against Incline HS (away) and Friday against North Tahoe (away). Be sure to go out and cheer them on!

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Head's Note: 7 September 2022
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Tobin Bechtel

As we begin a new year, the joy of learning is readily evident all over our campus - in classes and beyond. Teachers are excited to get their classes going with an inspiring start that will nurture passion and purpose all year long. Students are sharing stories, signing up for activities, and getting their brains and bodies back up to speed for the challenges of our curriculum and opportunities. All of this requires a growth mindset. I believe that Sage Ridge truly fosters the courage to continually grow and develop a lifelong joy of learning.

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Soccer Season Has Started!
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Sage Ridge Athletics

The Varsity girls and boys soccer season has started and the girls team came out strong for a 10-0 win against Battle Mountain High School on Friday, 2 September. While the boys varsity team had an upset of 1-9, we are thrilled to have a boys soccer team back after 2 years! Be sure to come out to support them at their next home game this Friday, 9 September versus West Wendover High School-G 3:15pm/ B 5:15pm.

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