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What's New: 
In this edition, 
The team published New Articles, with some of the topics being Raptor Vision , Sports Updates , and IB characteristics incorporated with technology

Also, take a look at our new Student Shout Outs!  Teachers, let us know if there's a student you want to shout out for our next edition! 

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Extra Curricular Activities

The extra curricular section of The Raptor Times is run by Victoria, Peter, and Sam.  We will be covering the activities that are happening during choice time and after school, and interview teachers around the school in charge of these classes. This could involve African Drumming, the Homework Club, Drama Club, Robotics, and more.  If you have activity you want us to cover, please go to this Link.

General School News

Visit General School News!  Our names are Katarina, Averona and Danielle. We are all ages 12-13 and are in the 7th grade. We are a part of the Raptor Times E- Newspaper.  We will be covering basic news all around the school. This section will be about interviewing different teachers and students about topics around the school. We will be covering questions that you guys would like answered. We will choose topics you guys will enjoy reading about. So welcome to the General News Section of the Raptor Times.


Be sure to visit the Sports section of the Raptor Times! Here we will be talking about Soccer, Cross Country,  Football, Basketball, and Baseball.  We will be mentioning the results of the latest games of our school. This will consist of scores, the numbers of players,which teams played which teams and etc. Soccer and Cross Country will be covered by Nicholas Magiera, Basketball will be covered by Javan Green, and Football and Baseball will be covered by Aidan Nestor.


Check out the Technology section for the Raptor Times! Our names are Navin, Basma, and Sumayea. We will be covering topics such as how google affects our learning through technology, and how we use technology to learn. We will also cover technology that the school will be receiving like new ipads or laptops. We will talk about what teachers use and how they have impacted our education. Some examples of this are Kahoot, Quizlet, and Powerschool.

Technology at Ripp

  • What IB Learner Profile Traits Connect with Technology? Technology is a huge part of today's society. When you use technology, you want to be principled, which means you want to use technology responsibly. You also want to ...
    Posted May 12, 2017, 7:40 AM by Basma Elrrachid
  • Quizlet App Review We prepared a presentation, there are 2 IB learner profiles that go with the quizlet app. One of them is knowledgeable. Quizlet makes you more knowledgeable, because it teaches you ...
    Posted Mar 24, 2017, 7:07 AM by Javan Green
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Extracurricular Activities

  • African Drumming Update     African Drumming, the awesome and diverse choice time activity run by Mr. Rizzi is what will be reviewing today. First off, the main goal of this program is for everyone ...
    Posted Feb 6, 2017, 7:17 AM by Peter Christian
  • Rippowam Band Update      Do  you know where at Rippowam you can use your musical talent playing a variety of different instruments? Band!  Band is run by Ms. Gibson, and occurs once a week ...
    Posted Dec 22, 2016, 8:11 AM by Elisavet Kousidis
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General School News

  • Raptor Vision: IB Learner Profiles Raptor Vision is one of the multiple activities that the Rippowam School hosts. Raptor Vision is a school wide news show that is run by the students at Ripp ...
    Posted May 22, 2017, 7:09 AM by Katarina Matosevic
  • Safety at Rippowam Middle School Making Rippowam a Better and Safer PlaceFor the second article of General School News , we decided to report on the safety at Rippowam Middle School and some ways ...
    Posted Jan 4, 2017, 11:02 AM by Elisavet Kousidis
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  • I.B. Learner Profile and Sports     In this edition of the Raptor Times Sports we interviewed the coaches of the Baseball and Volleyball teams Mrs. Dinardo and Mr. Strazza. We asked them how they manage their ...
    Posted May 22, 2017, 7:08 AM by Aidan Nestor
  • Inside the Basketball Team     We spoke with the basketball coach, Mr. Trainor and a few of his basketball players. We asked him what the advantages of a team that works together over one that ...
    Posted Feb 8, 2017, 7:14 AM by Aidan Nestor
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Meet the Crew!

The Raptor Times Crew

************Student Shout Out!************

Congratulations to all of our Honor Roll recipients!  Missed the ceremony?  Not to worry - we caught it on tape!
8th Grade Honors Ceremony
March 2017

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Happy Holidays 
from Mr. Rinaldi, December 2016
Principal's Message, 
November 2016

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