Rio Americano High School

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Rio Americano High School

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Rio Americano High School

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Jaida Jobe.

“A Generational Talent”: Rio Senior to Represent U.S. in World Baton Twirling Championship

Reese Miller April 2, 2024

Senior Jaida Jobe throws a baton 40 feet in the air, does three gymnastic front walkovers, and then catches the baton behind her head – with her left hand.  This combination of athleticism and skill...

A sampling of Senior Prom dresses, from left to right: Delaney Ormas, purchased online; Belen
Fletchers, purchased secondhand online; Liv Richards, purchased in-person; Chloe Bjorgums,
purchased online.

The Pressure of Prom Dresses

Mara Thomas March 18, 2024

Standing in the dressing room, senior Violet Knight models dresses for her mom and best friend Tiba. At the same time, senior Chloe Bjorgum is finding a ball dress from the comfort of her bed.  Over...

Kimberly Davis.

Bookroom Clerk Turns Sewing Machine into a Time Machine

Stella Plain and Maggie Pannell March 6, 2024

Bookroom clerk Kimberly Davis has turned her sewing machine into a time machine. She sews herself outfits from different periods, and lately, her favorite place to go is the 1950s.    “I sew a...

A Lunch with Friends meeting.

Lunch with Friends Aims to Foster Inclusive Community for All Students

Bailey Toler March 5, 2024

Every Wednesday, D9 is filled with Rio students ready to bring inclusivity and joy to their community at lunch with friends, a club made for kids in the special education program.  The club has a very...

Band director Joshua Murray.

Band Director Wins Jazz Educator Award for Long Rio Music Tenure

Mara Thomas March 4, 2024

Rio Americano is renowned for its excellent band program, but they would not be where they are without a strong director. The powerhouse behind this school’s musical success is none other than Joshua...

Rio Parents Help Organize Sutter Healths Canine Companions Program

Rio Parents Help Organize Sutter Health’s “Canine Companions” Program

Reese Miller March 3, 2024

Across the entire Northern California Sutter Health network, healthcare providers partner with the organization Canine Companions for their facility dogs. You’ll find these specially trained dogs in...

Rio Students Organize Informal Soccer League in River Park

Rio Students Organize Informal Soccer League in River Park

Aidan Hewitt February 26, 2024

On Saturday mornings at Glenn Hall Park, Rio Americano Raiders go head-to-head in a competitive soccer league. Rio students who live in the River Park area have created an organized soccer league where...

BSU holds a fundraiser.

Get to Know Rio’s Black Student Union

Adam Abolfazli February 25, 2024

Despite Rio’s relatively small Black student population, senior Kenesha Smith and sophomore Eryn Turner have managed to make the school’s BSU (Black Student Union) a thriving community that aims to...

Rio Students Look Forward to Valentines Day

Rio Students Look Forward to Valentine’s Day

DeLaney Townsend and Niko Chatzis February 12, 2024

Valentine's Day has always been looked at as a day of love, filled with gifts for your significant other and new relationships to start. But now, people have started to look at Valentine’s Day in a different...

Mirada Poll: Rios School Lunch

Mirada Poll: Rio’s School Lunch

DeLaney Townsend and Niko Chatzis February 6, 2024

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