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The Spirit of Hallow-teen

Deven Stokes

November 3, 2016

Filed under Community, News, Student Life

In the spirit on Halloween time, children throughout the country are excited to begin their holiday adventures. Shopping for costumes, carving pumpkins, and decorating are the necessary preparations for the Halloween season. However,...

Ripon High Students Fight Against Drugs

adviser

October 28, 2016

Filed under Student Life

The week of October 17, Ripon High School celebrate fighting against drugs and showing their spirit during Red Ribbon week. In Red Ribbon week, students get together, dressing in a variety of costumes that also showed their power a...

Homecoming Re-Cap 2016

Homecoming Re-Cap 2016

October 17, 2016

Homecoming’s Spirit Week

Abbi Kissee

October 10, 2016

Filed under Student Life

This year’s Homecoming spirit week dress up days were New Year’s Eve, Halloween, Fourth of July, Christmas, and Red and White Spirit Day. All the students and staff had a fun time dressing up and taking pictures. On...

She Cheers, He Cheers, We All Cheer For Guy Cheer

Makeila Hinrichsen

October 10, 2016

Filed under Student Life

Homecoming is an event filled with many festivities enjoyed by high schoolers all across America. This fall celebration is often accompanied by the sport of powder puff. Powder puff, where the football field is flooded with young...

Students Earn a Perfect Score on SBAC

Rachel Sausedo

October 7, 2016

Filed under Student Life

Many Ripon High students received an award for earning a perfect score on the SBAC, a test students took last year for math and english.  The students got their awards at the school board meeting on September 12.  These studen...

Ten Ways To Be A More Productive Student

Makeila Hinrichsen

October 6, 2016

Filed under Student Life

To be a productive student is to be able to successfully accomplish your goals and complete your work. The definition is much more simple than it is to do, however. There are a few changes every student can make to become more...

Homecoming Royalty Revealed

Nimrit Hayer

October 6, 2016

Filed under Student Life

There are ten deserving and qualified homecoming court candidates at Ripon High School this 2016-2017 year. The candidates are Morgan Brown, Luis Candido, Melissa DaRosa, Bryce Kinsey, Myles Kinsey, Lauren Wiebe, Jack Nelson, Jen...

5 Twitter Do’s and Don’t’s

lexi hyer

September 29, 2016

Filed under Student Life

As everyone knows. Twitter is the “new thing.”  Everyone has it, children, teens and adults.  It is one of the most popular social media apps.  Twitter also is a gateway to interactions with strangers, so you have to be carefu...

Let’s Choose Life

Abbi Kissee

September 12, 2016

Filed under Student Life

Teenagers are often forced to grow up sooner than they want when faced with trials. A serious issue that hits close to home for many students is suicide. At Ripon High School, the PALS (Peer Assistance Lasting Support) created...

Looking Towards the Future: College Spirit Day takes place at Ripon High School.

Abbi Kissee

September 8, 2016

Filed under Student Life

Ripon High School students look ahead at their bright futures by wearing their favorite college gear on Wednesday this past week. In an effort to encourage college attendance, as well as school spirit, this dress day is put on by Mrs. Mortensen and the counseling office. The dress up spirit ...

Melissa DaRosa and Victoria White Go to the Olympics

Rachel Sausedo

September 7, 2016

Filed under Student Life

          It was a summer to rememb er when Melissa DaRosa and Victoria White went to Rio, Brazil to watch their favorite Olympians striving for the gold medal on July 25. DaRosa and White spent tw...

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