The Smoke Signal

2019-2020 Staff

Addie Azevedo

Editor

Addie Azevedo is an RHS senior. She is involved in GSA, academic Block R, and CSF. Her favorite part of journalism is being able to be creative with writing and have her own take or opinion on it. Journalism has let Azevedo be...

Aubree Pelon

Editor

Aubree Pelon is a senior enrolled at RHS, participating in journalism for her third and final year. Being involved with the The Smoke Signals means a lot to Pelon, along with playing on the varsity soccer team. When she’s not wri...

Sophia Taylor

Editor

Sophia Taylor is a sophomore at Ripon High and currently in her second year of Journalism. Her goal for the Smoke Signal staff this year is to get more publicity for their website and to write articles that her fellow students will e...

Taitem Brown

Media Editor

Taitem Brown has joined journalism for the second year as a sophomore and is eager to work on the newspaper. Her main goal for this year is to get good grades and become more involved with all that goes on at the school. She is i...

Stephen Corro

Journalist

Stephen Corro is a freshman at Ripon High School. He wants to be remembered as an honor student at the end of his 4 years, and , hopefully, attend his dream college, the University of North Carolina. He looks forward to many school...

Lilly Crew

Journalist

RHS junior Lilly Crew spends the majority of her time at the pool as a varsity water polo player and swimmer. She is involved in school activities and is a part of the United club leadership team. Her favorite part of journalism...

Triptaan Dhami

Journalist

Triptaan Dhami is a sophomore at Ripon High. Her goal for this school year is to be more involved and to meet as many new people as she can. She also wants to keep her GPA as high as possible. This year she is involved with CSF, ...

Isabella DiGiulio

Journalist

Isabella DiGiulio is a junior at RHS. This year she hopes to achieve good grades and become more involved in her school. This is her first year writing for RHS journalism, and is excited to learn new things and become a better ...

Isaiah Estolas

Journalist

Isaiah Estolas is a junior who just joined Ripon High this year. This is also his first year in journalism. His personal goals this year is to get to know the school and to get involved in activities that the school has to offer. H...

Maddyn Forks

Journalist

  Maddyn Forks is currently a freshman at Ripon High school, and this is her first year apart of the Smoke Signal/Journalism. This year she hopes to achieve her goal of having a perfect 4.0 by the end of the year. She...

Rogelio Gonzalez

Journalist

Rogelio Gonzalez is a freshman at Ripon High School. He plays football for the freshman team. One of his goals this year as a highschooler is to help win the TVL for the freshman football team. His favorite part of journalism...

Leslie Diaz-Guerrero

Journalist

Leslie Diaz-Guerrero is a new freshman here at Ripon high. Leslie is working on getting involved in clubs and sports in the near future, all throughout her four upcoming years at Ripon High. Diaz has joined yoga club, photograp...

Haven Gutierrez

Journalist

Haven Gutierrez is a freshman at Ripon High School. A personal goal that she has is having a G.P.A of no lower than 3.5, making new friends, and overall getting involved with many things. Some clubs that she is involved in is JROT...

Charlise Hyer

Journalist

Charlise Hyer is a senior cheerleader at RHS. As senior year flies by, she hopes to maintain her good grades and get into a 4 year college to study psychology. At school, she is involved in cheer, Disney club, girls league and j...

Jenny Pfeifer

Journalist

Jenny Pfeifer is a freshman at Ripon High. This is her first year being apart of RHS journalism and FFA. Her goal is to try as many new things as possible in her next four years of high school. Jenny wants to obtain this goal...

Dillan Saltsman

Journalist

So far, Freshman Dillan Saltsman is loving it at Ripon High School! He is a very avid reader and writer, and his favorite subjects in school right now are Spanish and Chemistry. He has big plans for high school. Although Dilla...

Abigail Thompson

Journalist

Abigail Thompson (Abby) is a sophomore at Ripon High. She is involved in clubs at Ripon High such as Girls League, Pre-Med Club, and CSF. Abby is most excited to be in Journalism to make new friends in the class and interview stud...

Emilie Veazey

Journalist

Emilie Veazey is a Freshman at Ripon High School. She hopes to get involved in the school as well as maintaining a 4.0 GPA. She does cheer for the JV team. She looks forward to interviewing people and getting different perspecti...

Sahib Singh Dhindsa

Journalist

Hello, my name is Sahib Singh Dhindsa and I am a Freshman at Ripon High School. My personal goals for my Freshman year are to get straight A’s and also be an A.C.E. student. I am also going to be playing basketball and possibly so...

Faith Harvey

journalist

Faith Harvey is a freshman at Ripon High and this is her first year apart of the Smoke Signal. She wishes to better her writing and improve her photography skills. She’s involved in multicultural club and GSA. I’m excited to ...

Abbigael Williams

Journalist

My name is Abbigael Williams. I am a senior at Ripon High. My goal for this school year is to get better grades. I wish to accomplish getting faster times for cross country and track. I am involved in cross country and track. I a...

Kiara Davis

Journalist

Kiara Davis is a Freshman at Ripon High School. She is going to be doing many clubs and two sports (Softball and Basketball). She is also going to obtain her goal on honor roll and getting involved in school activities. After RHS...

Macie McPeak

Editor

Volleyball, journalism, CSF, FFA- Macie McPeak is a very involved junior at Ripon High. She has a passion for writing and loves numerous other school activities. Macie is heavily involved in FFA and is serving as the Ripon FFA C...

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