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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...

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...

Off to the Future

Abbi Kissee

May 17, 2017

Filed under Student Life

Over 60 seniors crowded into the Ripon High School North Gym Wednesday, May 10 to celebrate their future endeavors at College Reveal Night. College Reveal Night is an annual event that was created in 2016 by Mrs. Goudeau a...

Kayla Jacklich: 2017-18 ASB President

Abbi Kissee

April 26, 2017

Filed under Student Life

After a lonely, solo race for ASB President, Kayla Jacklich got the news that she was reelected President of the Ripon High School student body. There is no doubt that this news came happily to her, yet it meant that she had to s...

Band Goes to D.C. Preview

Abby Pendleton

April 24, 2017

Filed under Student Life

During the Almond Blossom parade, Ripon High School’s band was noticed and invited to go play in the Parade of Heroes in Washington, D.C. They were chosen as the only school in California to go perform. “It’s important because we were ...

Spring Outfits

Abbi Kissee

April 23, 2017

Filed under Community, Entertainment, Student Life

We all know finding a new spring outfit can be a struggle, especially when the weather isn’t quite as warm as you’d like. Here are some small styling tips to help you get maximum levels of cute casual spring outfits. Cu...

“Play On” Preview

Abbi Kissee

April 23, 2017

Filed under Community, Student Life

When loud screaming erupted from the band room, Drama Club president Sabrina Schmier didn’t panic. Instead, Schmier laughed, looked over, and shrugged. “That’s improv,” Schmier stated matter of factly. Drama Club is typical...

Feeling Tested?

Abbi Kissee

April 23, 2017

Filed under Student Life

There are less than two months of school left. The weather is warming up, seniors’ college/work ambitions are becoming reality and summer vacation plans are taking form. The air is tinted with excitement and anticipation. ...

Think Twice About Your Device

Deven Stokes

April 11, 2017

Filed under Community, Entertainment, Student Life

In today’s world, teenagers are often consumed by their hectic schedules, never-ending hours of school, and other demands such as work, homework, sports, and other extra-curricular activities. Most teenagers claim they have...

Guidance from the Golf Carts

Deven Stokes

April 11, 2017

Filed under Community, Student Life

Ripon High School has many teachers that inspire students, encourage them, and set good examples for what the students should aspire to be. A couple of these amazing campus workers are Maria and Mark. Most of the students at Ripon...

Is It Worth It?

Abbi Kissee

April 2, 2017

Filed under Student Life

Teenage drinking and driving has become a big problem in America and alcohol is often the cause of many problems among teenagers. A large amount of teens die each year due to alcohol, and a larger amount get in trouble with the...

Every 15 Minutes

Abbi Kissee

March 29, 2017

Filed under Student Life, Videos

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