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Rio Americano High School

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This chart presented at the Dec. 12 meeting represents the percentages of seniors short on credits at each school. Click to enlarge the image to see the full chart.

Select Seniors Will Receive Credit Reduction to Graduate

Jaiden Crabtree, Editor-in-Chief February 7, 2024

For the graduating class of 2024, freshman year was spent in quarantine. This loss of learning time due to distance learning had a profound impact on many students, with some falling short of the required...

Assistant band director Mitch Evett leads the band.

Rio Students Selected to Participate in Charles Mingus Festival on Feb. 15

Mara Thomas February 1, 2024

On Feb. 15, Rio students Aidan Barnes, Liv Bacchi, Colin Thowtho, Salome Ospina, Miles Rothman and Zack Long are flying to New York City to participate in the Charles Mingus Festival. Charles Mingus...

The Mock Trial team inside the Gordon B. Schaber courthouse in Downtown Sacramento after their Jan. 25 competition.

Rio Academic Competition Teams Gearing Up for Busy Spring Season

Julia Carpenter and Gabrielle Berry January 31, 2024

Mock Trial Mock Trial is an after-school club where each year, teams across the state receive a fictional criminal case, which this year is a made-up murder case. They prepare the prosecution and defense...

Girls Basketball Winter Season Underway

Girls Basketball Winter Season Underway

Mapalo Kateule and Bailey Toler January 25, 2024

The Rio girls basketball team is striving for success as the winter season gets underway. “Players have shown a high level of commitment by showing up for practice 4-5 times a week,” said coach...

History Teacher Deploying to Middle East with Army Reserves

History Teacher Deploying to Middle East with Army Reserves

Stella Plain, Ben Steffensrud, and Liam Nevin January 19, 2024

https://youtu.be/4Db9c-_YCw4?feature=shared After his last class on Friday, Rio Americano High School social science teacher Brian Brickey will trade his usual polo shirts with the Raider logo for military...

Willies Burgers, located on the corner of Arden Way and Fair Oaks Blvd.

Review: Willie’s Burgers Is Go-To Spot for Great Food

Kade Rogers, Guest Writer January 9, 2024

Picking a spot to eat, whether it be my soccer team wanting to go grab a bite after practice or my friends and I craving a burger, Willie’s is almost always the spot to go. Willie’s Burgers was always...

The Strokes album, The New Abnormal, revisits B sides and hits.

The Strokes Album Review: “The Singles Volume 01”

Cyrena Crowe, Guest Writer November 15, 2023

The Strokes, who have deeply influenced the world of garage and alternative rock since the early 2000s, continue to release albums with their iconic gritty sound combined with Julian Casablancas’s distinct...

Cliff Kelly will leave his position as a vice principal at Casa Roble to become the principal of Rio Americano

Cliff Kelly to take over as principal

Isa Searle, Mirada Staff Writer May 24, 2021
"(My goal is) ensuring that it’s a safe environment and an inclusive environment for everyone so that everyone feels like Rio is a place for them and a place that supports them in whatever their interests may be." New Principal Cliff Kelly
Ill Be Gone In The Dark Brilliantly Recounts Terror of the Golden State Killer

“I’ll Be Gone In The Dark” Brilliantly Recounts Terror of the Golden State Killer

Stephanie Timofeyeva, Reviewer June 15, 2019

“‘I once spent an afternoon tracking down every detail I could about a member of the 1972 Rio Americano High School water polo team because in the yearbook photo he appeared lean and to have big...

Student government needs to be taken more seriously

Student government needs to be taken more seriously

Unknown, Mirada Staff May 12, 2014

Although written during the date provided, this article was republished during 2020 by Nicolas Gorman to put it on the website. The author is unknown. The Student Body election votes are in and the...

National Survey Reveals a New Gender Gap in Education System

National Survey Reveals a New Gender Gap in Education System

Ravenstorm Labarcon and Michael Malloy April 30, 2014

Cole Daly has something in common with many boys at Rio and across the nation: He has excelled on standardized that measure reading and writing ability. And he has failed English. “I actually do...

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