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  • Top 10 Things to do to Manage Your Time

    Top 10 Things to do to Manage Your Time

    Ally Pendleton, Journalist

    December 17, 2018

    High school students are constantly under the stress and pressure of grades. AP and Honors courses that require a lot of work can take up a lot of free time, and things on top of classes like sports and clubs can also take up a lot of time. Although there is a lot of stress, there are also ways that you ca...

  • Walking into a Winter Rally

    Walking into a Winter Rally

    Macie McPeak, Journalist

    December 12, 2018

    Ripon High schoolers came together joyfully in the Multi Use Building (MUB) to celebrate the holiday season. On December 4, RHS showed their spirit with a night rally. The students were excited to see what the night brought as they mingled, drank hot cocoa, and played games. This night was full ...

    RHS students and facutly came together to enjoy the Night Rally.

    Macie McPeak

  • Where Do You See Yourself 20 Years From Now?

    Where Do You See Yourself 20 Years From Now?

    Malia Taylor, Journalist

    December 10, 2018

    We all have hopes, dreams, and goals we see being met within our lives. From doctors, to scientists, to teachers, we all want to do or be something when we grow up. May that be becoming a mom, dad, librarian, or even an actor/actress. Thinking so far ahead in our lives may be tough, and we may not kn...

    Senior Vanessa Jauregui talks about where she sees herself in her future.

  • Student A.C.E. of Month

    Student A.C.E. of Month

    Laila Irigoyen, Guest Writer

    December 7, 2018

    Every month, Ripon High joins together to vote for ACE of the Month. The student body, and staff, nominates for someone they believe represents being an Academic Achiever, Community Contributor, and Effective Communicator. ACE of the Month looks for students and staff who possess integrity, a strong...

  • Staff A.C.E. of the Month

    Staff A.C.E. of the Month

    Maria Soto, Assistant Editor

    December 6, 2018

    Short for Academic Achiever, Community Contributor, and Effective Communicator, the A.C.E. of the Month is an honor awarded to one individual from both the Ripon High student body and staff. These individuals that are chosen by the students and staff possess a strong work ethic, integrity, dependability, an...

  • How to Prepare For Finals

    How to Prepare For Finals

    Ashley Jackson, Journalist

    December 6, 2018

         With finals coming up fast, it’s understandable that most are starting to improve on their study habits or even just starting to study in general. The question is, what studying habits actually work?      Before actually studying, it’s important to know what kind of learner you are and wh...

  • Procrastination: What’s the Point?

    Procrastination: What’s the Point?

    Ally Pendleton, Journalist

    December 6, 2018

      When high school students take honors and AP classes, they often procrastinate when they have a lot of things to get done, have sporting or other outside events, or just not wanting to do the assignment in general. Gabriel Herrera, Niki Nguyen, and Kate Villegas are all students at Ripon High...

  • Mixing up Something New with Mr. Vega

    Mixing up Something New with Mr. Vega

    Taitem Brown, Journalist

    December 6, 2018

    Just last week, there was a new addition to the Ripon High family. Mr. Vega is a new teacher for Chemistry and Math l. He is interested in sports and eager to get involved with the high school. Mr. Vega likes to get involved with his students and be more of a friend than a teacher. Mr. Vega was unsu...

    The newest teacher, Mr. Vega is enjoying his new position as a Math and Chemistry teacher.

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Survive and Thrive in High School

Deven Stokes, Newspaper Editor

For many students, high school can be a huge transition into the next stage of a student’s life. On some days, it may feel impossible to even survive through one day of...

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