The Smoke Signal

Everyone On Board: RUSD Meeting

Makeila Hinrichsen

October 21, 2016

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A Ripon Unified School Board Meeting was held at City Hall on October 10, 2016. The meeting discussed several recent activities that have taken place in the district’s high school as well as the elementary schools. Claire Weaver...

Clown Sightings: Makeup-Wearing Threat or Social Media Craze?

Abbi Kissee

October 10, 2016

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Unless you have been living under a rock,  you have heard about alleged sightings of terrifying bands of clowns touring America to wreak havoc. School districts have been put on lock down and numerous police reports have been filed,...

Save Some Lives, Join the Blood Drive

Makeila Hinrichsen

October 6, 2016

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Blood Drive Promo In each of us, there is the desire to positively impact the world around us, to give back to the community that shaped us. This year, Ripon High school is hosting a blood drive on Saturday, October 8th. We will...

Soaring Over Ripon

Abbi Kissee

October 4, 2016

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Soaring Over Ripon On Labor Day weekend, Ripon had a special occasion with a new name called Soaring Over Ripon. In this event, local Ripon High students volunteer to help fire up the hot air balloons and send them in the sky. ...

Farewell, Colonel Dunn

Abby Pendleton

October 4, 2016

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Colonel Dunn was a beloved teacher, mentor, and friend who impacted many students.  He recently died of Stage 4 cancer, but his legacy will live on at Ripon High forever. "He inspired me to achieve my goals and better myself,” s...

Soaring Over Ripon

Abbi Kissee

October 3, 2016

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Soaring Over Ripon On Labor Day weekend, Ripon had a special occasion with a new name called Soaring Over Ripon. In this event, local Ripon High students volunteer to help fire up the hot air balloons and send them in th...

Dodgers Take NL West

Elisabeth Fereria

October 3, 2016

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Dodgers Take NL West   In a heated race in who will take the National League West, the Dodgers came out on top of the San Francisco Giants on Sunday, September 24. In their game against the Colorado Rockies, the Dodg...

Successful…So Far

John Cavanaugh

September 15, 2016

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The School Board met on Monday, Sep. 12 to discuss the new school year. The Pow-Wow, Back-to-School BBQ, and Club Rush all went according to plan. Fall sports have also started, and Homecoming is getting closer. Twenty-two students in the district got 100 percen...

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