07/07/12 - so Mr Rippa is so kool, i learnt so much in advansed criative writing *(sry 4 speling but Published Authers dont need 2 no how 2 spell!!), b/c hes sum1 who taut me 2 write good like how 2 not ues ad-verbs wen im writing abt sum1 doing sumthing. TAKE THISS CLASS!!!u wont rugret it, its lejit b/c now my pomes r going 2 b published in the Natl Potery Reveiw Show More Show Less
Great teacher. Really helped me improve my writing skills and was funny to listen to. Everything he teaches he puts on worksheets so it's hard to forget anything. Very random with his humor but I heard he's different with every class.
A quote- "It's Friday and there are figs being consumed in Bulgaria so let's write some poems." Show More Show Less
02/13/12 - I had Mr. Ripatrazone back in 2005-2006 as a Senior in AP Lit/Comp. He was still new, and still getting his teaching methods together. Yet, he was a fair, thoughtful, and challenging teacher. However, his method of allowing long, protracted silences while waiting for student responses did get old Show More Show Less