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From left are Emily Scovill, Megan Plourde, Sarah Ringgenberg and Jessie Lepel. The 10th-graders are eating lunch together in the East Ridge cafeteria space that, when cleared of lunch tables, becomes a public space for gatherings after school hours. Staff photo by Judy Spooner.

East Ridge students settling in


At the start of this school year at East Ridge High School, everyone is in the same boat because everyone is new, 10th-grader Emily Scovill said during lunch.

East Ridge students say they agree on a few things about the school: it's very big, there are fewer people than in the junior high schools they attended last year and they "have to run" to get to some classes, said student Megan Plourde.

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Judy Spooner is the longest-serving staff writer at the South Washington County Bulletin. Spooner, who covers education and features in addition to writing a weekly column, has been with the newspaper for over 30 years.
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