The Smoke Signal

2020-2021 Staff

Abigail Thompson

Editor

Abigail Thompson (Abby) is a junior at Ripon High. She has been involved in clubs at Ripon High such as Girls League, Pre-Med Club, Link Crew, Journalism, and CSF. Abby is most excited to be in Journalism to make new friends ...

Emilie Veazey

Editor

Emilie is a sophomore at Ripon High School. This school year Emilie hopes to achieve better writing and photography skills. Currently, Emilie is not apart of any extracurriculars but hopes to join the tennis team and join the gi...

Macie McPeak

Editor

Volleyball, journalism, National Honors Society, California Scholar Federation, Future Farmers of America- Macie McPeak is a very involved senior at Ripon High. She has a passion for writing and loves numerous other school act...

Aaliyah Marie Evans

Journalist

Aaliyah Evans is a Freshman attending Ripon High. Her goal for this year is to improve her writing and artistic abilities. She is excited about writing articles this year as this is her first year being apart of Smoke Signal....

Diana Diaz Aguirre

Journalist

Diana Diaz is currently a freshman at Ripon High, as well as her first year partaking in the Smoke Signal. Some key goals she hopes in achieving this school year are attaining good grades and not to mention, being active in sch...

Mack Perry

Journalist

My name is Mack Perry. I am a sophomore. I have a few personal goals but my most important goal is to get my permit in march and get a working permit so i can save money for my dream van. I’m interested in GSA and Disney Cl...

Leslie Diaz-Guerrero

Journalist

Leslie Diaz-Guerrero is a sophomore here at Ripon high. Leslie is working on getting involved in clubs and sports in the near future, all throughout her 3 years left at RHS. Diaz hopes to be able to join as many clubs and hopes...

Allie Camara

Journalist

Allie Camara is a freshman at Ripon High. One goal she hopes to achieve is to maintain good grades throughout the school year. Allie also hopes to be involved in as many school activities as she can. She is thrilled to participate in...

Kaya Whittaker

Journalist

Kaya Whittaker is a freshman attending Ripon High School.  Right now, she just wants to keep up the 4.0 she attained throughout middle school.  Kaya is excited to write about new and relevant topics in Journalism, as well s...

Natalie Becerra

Journalist

Natalie Becerra is currently a Freshman at RHS, and this is her first year being involved with Smoke Signal. Natalie would like to get good grades in all her classes and be involved with things around RHS. Currently, Natalie isn't...

Alyson Harvey

Journalist

Alyson Harvey is currently a freshman at Ripon High School and this is her first year involved with Smoke Signal. One of her goals for this year is to get good grades in all classes and keep up with her school work. She would...

Sahib Singh Dhindsa

Journalist

Sahib Singh Dhindsa is a Sophomore at Ripon High School. Some of his personal goals for his Sophomore year are to get straight A’s and also be an A.C.E. student. This year in Journalism, he is excited to learn about how to l...

Isabella Handall Miller

Journalist

As Isabella Miller’s first year in Journalism, being a Freshman, she hopes to have fun with everything she does. She also wants to keep a 4.0 average. Isabella isn’t currently involved in much this year due to the current...

Riley Slikker

Journalist

Riley Slikker is a Freshman at Ripon High.  She wants to be a two sport athlete playing volleyball and swimming.  Riley’s goal for this year is to maintain good grades, and hopefully a 4.0.  She has always loved to write wh...

Annie Wild

Journalist

Annie Wild is a sophomore at RHS. This year she hopes to achieve A’s in all of her classes and focus on running. She is involved in cross country and track at RHS. Annie is most excited to put her love to writing to use for ...

Kaitlyn Espinola

Journalist

Kaitlyn Espinola is a freshman here at RHS. She’s always had a passion for writing, and sees journalism as an opportunity to expand her knowledge and skill of the subject. Some of her passions besides writing are soccer, rea...

Faith Yuen

Journalist

Faith Yuen is currently a freshman at Ripon High and this is her first year involved with Smoke Signal. Faith is excited to meet new people and come out of her comfort zone. She hopes to get more involved and make these next fo...

Rogelio Gonzalez

Journalist

Going into his sophomore year, Rogelio Gonzalez wants to be the best player on the football field and leave people knowing that whether he is or isn’t the greatest player, they leave knowing that he is the hardest worker out th...

Haven Gutierrez

Journalist

Haven Gutierrez currently is a Sophomore at RHS. A personal goal that Haven has as a Sophomore is to branch out and try new things that she did not do last year. She also wants to improve her previous grades from last year. Once sch...

Jenny Pfeifer

Journalist

Jenny Pfeifer is a Sophomore at Ripon High. This is her second year being a part of RHS Journalism and FFA. Her goal is to find her interests in high school that can guide her to a good career. Jenny wants to obtain this goal...

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