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Neon Back to School Dance

lexi hyer

August 31, 2017

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On Friday, August 19th, 2017 Ripon High held their annual back to school dance. The dance was held in Ripon High’s multi-use building from 8-11 p.m. Students handed in their tickets in exchange for a wristband and were able to enter...

RHS Back-to-School Rally

Nimrit Hayer

August 31, 2017

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The back-to-school rally on August 9 was exhilarating for RHS students and got them excited and hyped for the 2017-2018 school year. The spirit rally on the first day of school consisted of fun activities including a fashio...

Class of 2021

Claire Dekruyf

August 31, 2017

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The class of 2021 started their freshman year at Ripon High School on August 9th, 2017. This year will be filled with new friendships, fun rallies, and many other exciting activities for these freshmen. We went around and asked a few of these freshmen and their teachers...

Girls’ Golf Heads to Orestimba

Gracyn Taylor

August 31, 2017

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  The Girls’ Golf team made their way to Orestimba High School for a non-league, preseason match on August 22. Official score was not kept due to it being a practice match. However, sophomores , Myra and Bianca Toledo...

Lodi Flame Invite

Nimrit Hayer

August 31, 2017

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   Ripon High School attended the Lodi Flame Invitational on August 25, with impressive results from the Varsity girls team where they placed first out of eight teams. The whole team placed first in the division four league schools at th...

Student Senate Elections

Aiko DeArth

August 31, 2017

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  It’s the start of the year and once again we begin our weekly routines: dragging ourselves out of bed at 7 a.m. every morning and eagerly awaiting Wednesday’s collaboration schedule, where the much needed extra hou...

Back-to-School Barbecue

Rachel Sausedo

August 29, 2017

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  The annual Back-to-School Barbecue took place at the Ripon High campus on August 18.  This yearly event allows students to interact with each other at the beginning of the year by enjoying hot dogs and hamburgers as well as signing...

Aiyana Herrera: Valedictorian Senior Profile

Nimrit Hayer

May 24, 2017

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Aiyana Herrera is the Valedictorian of the graduating class of 2017. She received this title through a lot of hard work and keeping great grades even while taking multiple AP classes. Herrera has a bright future ahead of her. S...

Zach Hansen: Salutatorian Senior Profile

Nimrit Hayer

May 24, 2017

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Zach Hansen is the Salutatorian of the graduating class of 2017, and he has put in a lot of work to receive this recognition. Hansen took multiple AP classes to raise his GPA and become the Salutatorian. Because of all of the hard...

Tips to Help You Cope with Finals Stress

lexi hyer

May 23, 2017

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  Study.   Studying will always help ensure you know your stuff. You can set up a study organizer to help make sure you always have time to get in some studying. Don’t procrastinate it or hold it off, you w...

Top Ten Action Movies of All Time

Abbi Kissee

May 23, 2017

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The Matrix (1999) This movie uses its amazing special effects to tell a great story about a group of people fighting their way out of the virtual reality they are stuck in.      Gladiator (2000)  The epic Roman timepiece captures the brutal...

Top 10: Things to do in the Summer

Rachel Sausedo

May 22, 2017

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  There are many things to do in the summer if you aren’t going on vacation. Even if you’re busy with sports or summer assignments, you can still do these things at some point in the summer.   Tan outside. O...

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