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12 Ripon Unified students ace CAASPP test
Ripon Schools

The California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress is a system measuring student progress in different subject areas.

At the Ripon Unified School District, students who took the CAASPP – designed to help teachers monitor the needs and successes of individuals as they progress towards mastery of the state adopted standards – were tested on English Language Arts and Mathematics.

All told, 58 students received perfect scores in either English or Math, with 12 getting perfect scores in both subject areas.

Marco Cabello, Milan Chun, Gillean Corro, Sahaj Gill, Jasleen Hayre, Savannah Hoekman, Teagan Malvey, Edgar Pulido, Nishka Saxena, April Yan and Beauross Yan were recognized at Monday’s Ripon Unified school board meeting for their perfect scores in both subject areas.

Victor Alvarellos, Camryn Arriola, Avelin Ayala, Kenji Bangi, Matteo De Vera, Kaitlyn Esenwein, Ivan Gladnikov, Reed Holland, Kadence Kosaka, Peyton Naranjo, Kade Nelson, Dev Patel, Spencer Redula, Logan Rines, Asia Rose, Kaylee Schirmer, Charlie Smith, Conner Waibel, and Emiley Wang posted perfect Math scores.

Ditto that for Sahil Afzal, Molly Berger, Joshua Brawley, Gianna Brocchini, Patrick Caldwell, Renzo Garcia, Brian Hampton, Brahmleen Hayre, Kassidy Isham, Harleen Kaur, Lucy Krull, Kiana Mikami, Rocky Morotti, Gavin Olds, Garrett Paxton, Jonathan Salinas, Dillan Saltsman, Aiden Smith, Austin Stephenson, Ingrid Vega, Violet Wagner, Samantha Wall, Ava White, James Wilkins and Kennedy Wyrsch in English Language Arts.

In other items at the November session:

uTrustees approved the hiring of Diana Queresma (substitute teacher), Elisa Heslin (substitute teacher), Suzanne Hunt (yard duty, Weston Elementary School), Amanda Evans (instructional aide) and Michelle Chiulli (instructional aide).

uThey also gave their OK on the board’s monthly meeting dates for 2020 to be held in the City of Ripon’s Council Chambers.

uDirector of Student Services Lisa Mazza thanked the Ripon Lions Club in a letter for donations of the vinyl Red Ribbon Week wrist bands to be used this school year.