The Smoke Signal

Texting and Walking Fails

Lexi Hyer

April 4, 2018

Filed under Entertainment

Tala Tinsley, a student at South Caldwell High School (NC) said, “One time I was at a hockey game and we were sitting in the 3rd row and I was on my phone and people were yelling at me to look up and when I did a hockey ...

The Rises and Slumps of the 90th Annual Academy Awards

March 9, 2018

Filed under Entertainment

The 90th Annual Academy Awards took place at Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, California, and it provided a lot highlights and memories for most audiences to remember. Nominees for the awards were announced January 23 among 2...

Behind the Name

Gracyn Taylor, Journalist

March 9, 2018

Filed under Entertainment

People often wonder where people got their names from or why a name is spelled a certain way. Here are some people with original names and original spellings to tell you the story behind how they got their names:   A...

Top 10 Christmas Movies

Top 10 Christmas Movies

December 18, 2017

A Diagnosis on “The Good Doctor”

Kevin Valdez

November 13, 2017

Filed under Entertainment

The Good Doctor is a show airing on ABC consisting of a young surgeon, Shaun Murphy (Freddie Highmore), who was diagnosed with autism and savant syndrome. After a troubled childhood, he joins the surgeon department at San Jose ...

Fans Flipped ‘Upside Down’

Ashley Jackson

November 13, 2017

Filed under Entertainment

In 2016, Netflix aired a new show called ‘Stranger Things’, which was about the supernatural obstacles that the friends and family of a 12-year-old boy who went missing have to overcome. It takes place in the small town of...

Hangout, Relax and Watch Movies with Movie Club

lexi hyer

October 6, 2017

Filed under Entertainment, Showcase

Movie Club is a club where students get together on Tuesdays around 7 o’clock and watch movies. It has been around for a while but the students decided to ‘reinstate’ it this year. “In the past, it was really f...

A Bootiful Night for a Boo Bash

Andrew Goodspeed

October 3, 2017

Filed under Entertainment

A new addition to Ripon High School is the Halloween Bash Dance, which will be replacing the Homecoming dance. Students and teachers are preparing well for the first year of the Halloween Bash Dance at RHS. Due to dwindling attendan...

Apple unveils new products at keynote event

Kevin Valdez

September 28, 2017

Filed under Entertainment, Showcase

At its annual Keynote event at the newly built Apple Park in Cupertino, California, Apple and its staff announced the future releases of many different Apple products, including Apple Watch Series 3, Apple TV 4K, and not one, but two different types of iPhones. ...

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