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8th Grade Day

Rachel Sausedo

May 22, 2017

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The 8th grades from every elementary school in the district gathered together at Ripon High School for the annual 8th grade day on March 7th.  It was a very different experience for the younger students, but this event helpe...

Is It Really Worth It?

lexi hyer

May 19, 2017

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Many people invest their money into buying beauty products. In recent years new inventions have come about to make things more long-lasting. There are now eyelash extensions, microblading, and even eyebrow wigs but are products ...

Fidget Spinners Are Taking Over

lexi hyer

May 19, 2017

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A new invention has been brought upon children. The fidget spinners. Everyone is intrigued by this new spinning device. Many people have purchased the item. You can walk down your school hallways and see at least two to three ...

Self Image

Abbi Kissee

May 18, 2017

Filed under News, Student Life

For the past few years social media has played a big part in the way girls look at their body and their self confidence.  Social media shows inaccurate images of girls’ bodies.  People tend to look at famous idols and compa...

Summer Plans

Abbi Kissee

May 18, 2017

Filed under News, Student Life

Summer is only a couple of weeks away.  With all these expectations on what to do in summer and how to make it the best summer of 2017.  Here are a couple of RHS students interviewed sharing what they do in summers to make the...

A’s Offense Rely on Home Runs

Elisabeth Fereria

May 18, 2017

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The Oakland Athletics (17-22) continue to rely on their home runs. On Tuesday, it saved the Athletics from losing their fifth straight game, and they went on to beat the Seattle Mariners (18-22) 9-6.   The Athleti...

Giants Drop to Dodgers; Lose Streak

Elisabeth Fereria

May 18, 2017

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The San Francisco Giants (17-25), dropped the series finale against the Los Angeles Dodgers (23-18) in a 1-6 loss on Wednesday.   Dodgers starting pitcher, Clayton Kershaw maintained his typical outstanding performa...

Cubs Defeat Reds for Maddon’s 1,000th Win

Elisabeth Fereria

May 18, 2017

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Tuesday night was a special night for the Chicago Cubs, and more specifically, Cubs manager, Joe Maddon. The Chicago Cubs (19-19) defeated the Cincinnati Reds (19-19) to give the Cubs manager his 1,000th win.   Home...

Mrs. Ochoa: Crystal Apple Award Winner

Deven Stokes

May 18, 2017

Filed under Community, News, Student Life

On November 16, 2017, one of Ripon High School’s English teachers, Laura Ochoa, was nominated for the Crystal Apple Award, a competition for teachers put on by the LDS church. To Rhet Herrin, a senior at Ripon High School, it...

Tennis TVL Tournament

Nimrit Hayer

May 11, 2017

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The Ripon High School tennis team played in the TVL tournament on April 28 and April 29. A few of the players got awards right before the entire team went to playoffs. Many tennis players enjoyed the TVL tournament because the...

An Indian Wedding

Nimrit Hayer

May 11, 2017

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When I found out there was a family wedding in India and my mom wanted to go, I was not going to pass up this opportunity to see a Punjabi wedding. So, I started packing to go to India for about two weeks. On the way to N...

iPhone 7 review

Sarah Whitley

May 10, 2017

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The newest rage in the tech world would have to be the iPhone 7, which was made and created by Apple. One of the biggest improvements from Apple is the cameras on their phones. The iPhone 7’s camera comes with a 12 MP six-lens...

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