The Smoke Signal

Ripon High School Prom 2017

Abbi Kissee

March 26, 2017

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Calorie Tracking and What it Taught Me

Abbi Kissee

March 20, 2017

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After 7 days of tracking everything that I was putting into my body and finally going through to analyze my choices, I was shocked! As this project was being explained to me in class all I was thinking about was how this project was pointless and unnecessary. I figured I knew what I was putting into my body. It sounds so simple, “of...

Things to Do Over Spring Break

Abbi Kissee

March 20, 2017

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Spring break is just around the corner. Many people are wondering what to do.The weather is getting warmer which means summer is just around the corner and there is a lot of things you can do. Here are 20 top things to do...

Dear Veronica Ep.4

Abbi Kissee

March 17, 2017

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Dear Veronica, I have been genuinely hating myself. I have noticed that my personality completely changes as I am around different people. Sometimes this change is for the better and other times, it is for the worst. Is th...

Incoming: Class of 2021

Abbi Kissee

March 10, 2017

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Hundreds of 8th grade students from all over Ripon poured into the North Gym at Ripon High School for the annual 8th Grade Visit Day on Tuesday March 7, 2016. 8th Grade Day is a unique opportunity Ripon 8th graders have to tour...

8th Grade Day

8th Grade Day

March 10, 2017

Student Athletes

Abbi Kissee

February 23, 2017

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Being a student-athlete has never been an easy struggle. Juggling the sports,  the school and social life is a full time job these days. Student-athletes must not only balance the role of being a student, they must also str...

Staying Sober in Style

adviser

February 22, 2017

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On February 19, the Ripon Sober Grad Committee held their 2017 Senior Fashion Show, a yearly tradition that celebrates seniors who resist alcohol and work their hardest within their school. “Many Seniors want the opportunity to model in o...

Dear Veronica: Episode 2

Abbi Kissee

February 13, 2017

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Dear Veronica, I don’t know what to do with my best friend. We have been friends since we were 2 years old (and now we are sophomores in high school), but recently I’ve been feeling like I don’t know her anymore. If n...

Dear Veronica: Episode 1

Abbi Kissee

February 3, 2017

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Dear Veronica, I am currently feeling useless. With everything going on in the world I have been feeling like I need to do something to make a positive change. I am a high school student so I don’t have the time nor resources...

Sleep Deprivation: A Teenager’s Epidemic

Deven Stokes

January 29, 2017

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  In a teengaer’s life, there are many unanswered questions on how to handle the many pressures of living in a teenager’s world. Many of these pressures include eating healthy, obtaining good grades, thriving in sports...

It’s Just Physics

Abbi Kissee

January 14, 2017

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Stress levels were high for seniors Cory Jacobo and Jared Chatas in Mr. Ruhland’s sixth period Physics class. It was Friday, December 16, the day their egg drop project was due, but their creation was a touch too big. L...

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