The Smoke Signal

2018-2019 Staff

Maria Soto

Assistant Editor/Social Media and Culture Editor

  Maria Soto is a junior at Ripon High.  Her personal goals for this school year are to be as involved as she can and achieve a high grade point average all year.  Besides Journalism and Leadership, the two main organi...

Macie McPeak


Volleyball, track, journalism, CSF, FFA- Macie McPeak is a very involved sophmore 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...

Ally Pendleton


Ally Pendleton is a sophomore at Ripon High. She is involved in clubs and sports such as United, CSF, Block R, and basketball. Her favorite part of Journalism is interviewing different people in order to get different views on...

Eleanor Tran


Eleanor is a junior at Ripon High. Her personal goals for the school year becoming as involved as possible, qualifying for CIF State swimming championships, and maintaining a high point grade average. Besides journalism, she is invo...

Addie Azevedo


Addie Azevedo is an RHS junior. Because junior year is supposedly the hardest year of highschool, and Azevedo has to agree, her goal is to keep her grades up and stay up on work. She is involved in GSA, Photography Club, Block...

Ashley Jackson


This year, Sophomore Ashley Jackson hopes to do better academically than she has previous years as well as come closer to figuring out her college plan for the future. She’s involved in FFA, Science Olympiad, Student Senate, Pre-M...

Haley Meece

Journalist, Video Producer, Graphic Artist

  Haley Meece is a senior at RHS and is just trying to get into college in order to excel at her passions. She is the president of Drama Club and the Public Relations officer for the Photography Club. She is also involved in th...

Molly Burton


Molly Burton is a sophomore at RHS. Molly is a three sport athlete, playing water polo, basketball, and swimming. Molly is also involved in girls league, CSF, and united. This year molly hopes to obtain a 4.0 grade point average, an...

Sam Brown


Sam Brown is currently a senior at Ripon High. He looks to pass all of his classes so that he can get into college. Sam is involved in Video club, United Christian Clubs, and plays tennis. His favorite part of journalism is...

Deven Stokes


Deven Stokes is a junior at Ripon High School. She is in her second year as an Editor and first year as an Editor-in-Chief on the Smoke Signal staff. She looks forward to her senior year in journalism and loves to write feature stor...

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