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Erica Mailand
Erica Mailand
Wednesday, November 13, 2019 11:36 AM
Several new teachers in the Ripon Area School District comment on their experience so far in the district and share their favorite memories as they look forward to making more.
  • 'Thank You, veterans': Murray Park honors veterans
    Murray Park/Quest Elementary School honors veterans during its Monday morning Veterans Day program, featuring songs and more.
  • New teachers reflect on experiences in RASD, look forward to more
    Several new teachers in the Ripon Area School District comment on their experience so far in the district and share their favorite memories as they look forward to making more.
  • Get a Clue: RHS presents the play "Clue: On Stage (High School Edition)”
    The Ripon High School Drama Club will perform “Clue: On Stage (High School Edition)” Thursday and Friday at 7 p.m., and Saturday at 2 and 7 p.m.
  • Cuts expected for Ripon College
    Ripon College is experiencing some financial challenges, and as such, will make budget cuts in the next year so it can continue as a viable, affordable educational opportunity for students.
  • Thrills, chills at Halloween Dance
    Barlow Park’s Parent Teacher Organization hosted a Halloween dance last week Friday for the kids, enabling students, teachers and parents to dress up in their costumes and show off their dance moves.
  • Student Council takes active stance on school policies
    The Ripon High School Student Council is looking at the cellphone policy and student dress code to make suggestions that could reduce the amount of contention between teachers and students in their day-to-day lives.
  • Escaping the Room, Saving the World
    Two groups of youngsters put their minds to the test at the Ripon Public Library when it hosted two sessions of a NASA-themed escape room last week Friday.
  • Before you go ... Into the Woods
    South Woods Park Association representatives Rich Diemer and Marjorie Kenyon-Cler visited Barlow Park first-graders Monday morning to help prepare them for their Thursday trip to the woods.
  • Schools eye referendum for 2020
    The school district is considering again asking residents to allow it to continue exceeding its revenue limit with another operational referendum for $500,000 next November.
  • Charter idea gets in-depth examination
    “How will it work?” This is the question that lingered in the minds of Ripon Area School Board members at Monday night’s meeting as they listened to an update from Principal Tanya Sanderfoot and her team about the Barlow Park Charter School.
  • Eye-opening Tour: RHS students tour Alliance
    Ripon High School sophomores took of Alliance Laundry Systems last week Friday and learned about the jobs and skills employed at Alliance along with its use of technology.
  • Books that are worth singing about
    Children’s entertainer and recording artist Tom Pease performed at the Ripon Public Library last week Saturday in celebration of the graduates of the library's 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten initiative.
  • Running so teachers can relax: Hillside Assembly hosts Ripon Family 5K to support school

    Hillside Assembly Church hosted the Ripon Family 5K last week Saturday to raise funds to revamp the teachers’ lounge at Barlow Park Elementary/Journey Charter School.


  • Trump is today’s Spiro Agnew, authors say
    Whether President Donald Trump is intentionally following the playbook written by Spiro Agnew or by coincidence, the parallels between the two Republican leaders is striking.
  • RHS teacher Rachel Thorson joins prestigious fellowship
    Science teacher Rachel Thorson joins a prestigious fellowship program offered by the Knowles Teacher Initiative, which is a non-profit organization that supports new science and mathematics teachers with a five-year fellowship program.
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