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Civitas students give grants to non-profits

Nolan Lease, Mirada Staff member

March 8, 2017

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The Civitas program has always worked hard to give back to the community and to help make a change to real issues that Sacramento is faced with. On thursday, Feb 2, the Civitas freshman class held a ceremony in the library to...

Student lawyers make their case for title

Jared Moisey, Mirada Staff member

March 8, 2017

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A small team of only 8 members, the Rio Americano Mock Trial team is a successful team representing Rio. For those who are unaware of what Mock Trial is and what Mock Trylians do, it is a courtroom simulation in which people...

Loehmann’s new worker

David Morse, Mirada Staff member

March 8, 2017

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In the U. S. only 16% of high schoolers have a job, and it’s rare to see somebody from Rio working in a nearby venue. The list of companies that hire 16 year-olds is limited. There are a few students with jobs in Rio, who...

Varisity girls soccer coach has done it all

Cole Ramazzini, Mirada Staff member

March 8, 2017

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She’s an Athletic Director, teacher, coach, loving wife, mother of three and her name is Jennifer Smiley. She attended Rio when she was in highschool, but her life here did not end when she graduated. Mrs. Smiley is happily...

Top senior Michael Tan accepted to Ivy League

Molly Gherini, Mirada Staff member

March 8, 2017

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Battling a mixture of exhaustion and sickness, senior Michael Tan languidly came home from school on December 14. after taking two finals. He knew that early admission college letters were sent out and even though he wasn’t...

So far, so good for SoFo: Band releases LP

Taylor Gowan, Rio Mirada staff member

March 8, 2017

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What started out as a joke unexpectedly transformed into a motley crew of high school students commanding the stage. “Being able to express myself musically with my friends and share that music to people who enjoy it is my...

San Juan bond money to aid school

Grace Chistensen and Molly Gherini

March 8, 2017

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For almost six months now Rio has been covered in dust while construction crews have been improving the campus.  With the new theater finally starting to take shape it seems as if the construction will all be over soon; however,...

Sacramento Mayor Steinberg vows to fight for undocumented city residents

Molly Gherini and Sydney Shields

March 8, 2017

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Sacramento’s new mayor, Darrell Steinberg, plans to create opportunities for youth, look at innovative ways to deal with homelessness and stand up for immigrants. Steinberg was joined by City Councilmember Eric Guerra (District...

Howe Ave. Toy Drive is a Wrap

Molly Gherini, Mirada Staff

December 23, 2016

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Senior Avid students have collected and wrapped toys donated by the Rio community to give to the students at Howe Avenue Elementary School. The Avid class started working on the toy drive in mid-October and gave the gifts on Tuesday, ...

Rio APES Students go to Kenya

Alina Kotova, Mirada Staff Writer

December 14, 2016

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On Nov. 4 in the Rio Americano library a meeting with PG&E occurred. During the meeting details about the trip were discussed and two students out of Dibble’s APES classes were selected. The choice fell on Matt Grossman, w...

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