The Smoke Signal

Crossing TVL Off the List

Aubree Pelon

October 9, 2017

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The TVL Cross Country meet in Modesto was a success for Ripon. With Ripon High’s JV and Varsity girls taking second place out of the six teams they “I know we could all improve more with some hard work,” said Gianna Bro...

Girls’ Golf takes Summerville

Aiko DeArth

October 9, 2017

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Girls golf was able to beat Summerville on Thursday, September 28th by 4 strokes. They went in knowing that beating Summerville would be tough, and the girls did not have too much confidence before and during the match.   “...

Close Call at Mountain House

Sarah Whitley

October 8, 2017

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It started off rough for the Ripon varsity volleyball team losing the first set to Mountain House High School. However, Ripon ended it strong taking the game to four sets and winning. The team was frustrated with their performance...

Cheerleaders Revamp Their Halloween Routine

Rachel Sausedo

October 8, 2017

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The Ripon High School cheerleading team has wowed its audience with well choreographed, creative, and exciting dance routines over the years.  Many still remember "The Purge" routine during halftime of the Modesto Christian ga...

Varsity Takes the Game

Sarah Whitley

October 8, 2017

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On Tuesday, October 4, Ripon High’s Volleyball team had their first October game sporting pink for Breast Cancer awareness month. The entire varsity team raised awareness by wearing pink socks while the seniors wore small dark...

Ripon JROTC Sports Competition

Andrew Goodspeed

October 8, 2017

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The JROTC Battalion participated in a sports competition hosted by Weston Ranch High School. One event in particular is called The Games. The Games is a team event with various events performed by a team. The events for the Weston...

Las Vegas concert shooting leaves 58 dead

Kevin Valdez

October 4, 2017

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The fourth-annual Route 91 Harvest country music festival in Las Vegas, Nevada ended in panic and tragedy after 58 people were killed and over 500 others were injured in the deadliest mass shooting by a lone suspect in U.S. history. ...

It’s Just a Water Bottle!

Deven Stokes

October 3, 2017

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Hydroflasks have become the new trend of water bottle brand to have at Ripon High. Students, as well as teachers, carry about their hydroflasks with a variety of sizes and colors. The insulated stainless steel bottle has people t...

Lady Indians Volleyball Takes The Win Against Riverbank

Claire Dekruyf

October 2, 2017

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The varsity volleyball won their match against Riverbank on Tuesday. The team was able to win the game in three sets. They won their first set 25-9. Riverbank was able to catch up to the lady indians in the second set, but lost...

The End of Guy Cheer?

Claire Dekruyf

September 20, 2017

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Guy cheer has been an annual event during homecoming week at Ripon High for a long time. Guy cheer usually performs at  homecoming rallies and during halftime at the Powderpuff game, but this year it was canceled.   “I...

Powder puff, A tradition, That could be cancelled

Jasleena Herrera

September 15, 2017

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All the girls ready to fight for the Win but ended up losing to the Sophomores and Juniors, 28-0 Powder puff has been a Homecoming tradition in not only RHS but in High Schools across the country for many years. This e...

A Tradition That Could End

Jasleena Herrera

September 15, 2017

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Kevin Valdez getting crowned during Powderpuff when the sophomores and juniors won, 24-0 Powderpuff has been a tradition for many years and leads to the coronation of the King elected for Homecoming. All the girls come t...

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