The Smoke Signal

Inside the Mind of a Bully

December 21, 2017

Filed under Community, News, Student Life, Uncategorized

When was the last time you felt as though you had true control over your life? Where you felt more in charge of the situation, in opposed to your situation being in charge of you? When was the last time you felt that power...

Autism on Campus

Autism on Campus

December 19, 2017

Venezuela Crisis

Will Sanford, Sports Editor

December 6, 2017

Filed under Community, News

When Venezuela's President Hugo Chávez died on March 3, 2013, the country of Venezuela was left divided into two factions, the Chavistas, in support of late Chávez’s socialist policies or the PUSV, whose faction could not...

It’s Just a Water Bottle!

Deven Stokes

October 3, 2017

Filed under Community, News

Hydroflasks have become the new trend of water bottle brand to have at Ripon High. Students, as well as teachers, carry about their hydroflasks with a variety of sizes and colors. The insulated stainless steel bottle has people t...

Weston Cell Tower

Andrew Goodspeed

August 31, 2017

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The cell tower at Weston Elementary School is a very divided topic. Two students were diagnosed with different forms of cancer and some people believe that the cell tower may be a contribute to the cancer and make recovery harde...

Mr. Flever: Theater Star

Kevin Valdez

August 31, 2017

Filed under Community, Entertainment

Ripon High's music teacher, Geoffery Felver, appeared in a production of “Billy Elliot” at the Gallo Center for the Arts with performances held August 5, August 6, August 11, August 12, and August 13. “Billy Elliot” is a m...

Top 10 Thing To Do In Ripon

Abbi Kissee

May 19, 2017

Filed under Community

10.Go on random adventures. Even if they are in Ripon, go for a drive.  Find things to do.  New people to meet.   9.Picnic time! Host a picnic at Mistlin.  Do not forget the speaker!   8.Host a field ...

Top 10 Summer Essentials

Abbi Kissee

May 18, 2017

Filed under Community

10.SILICONE GLASSES These are great for pool parties because you are able to bring your cold drink in the pool! 9.POOL FLOATS Pool floats were huge last summer with massive swans but now they have a lot more designs that c...

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