• School unveils new performing arts center
    News

    School unveils new performing arts center

    Luke Richards, Staff Writer

    The new theater is finally here. This brand new addition to the Rio campus is one of the nicest facilities in the district. It is also the first big renovation our campus has seen in decades. Many activities have already taken place in the theater, including College Night and Smamble Night. “It will benefit our Band Program, performing in an acoustically sound area and...

    Music Director Josh Murray (third from left), Principal Brian Ginter (second from right) and district officials cut the ribbon to officially open the new theater.

    Luke Richards

  • Parking space sales to fund student events
    News

    Parking space sales to fund student events

    Nick Alvarez, Editor-in-Chief

    One of the many perks of becoming a senior at Rio includes the ability to purchase a parking spot, but this year is a little different. Seniors were able to get a spot for a flat rate of $100. If they were feeling a little more adventurous, they could purchase a premium spot for $200 which entered them into a raffle. When their name came up, any spot in the parking lot could...

    Senior Ellie Carey adds detail to her flower themed parking spot as her classmates work on theirs. Parking lot painting day was Sept. 24. In total, 86 spots were purchased.

    Nick Alvarez

  • Klaus the Mouse takes the stage this October
    Features

    Klaus the Mouse takes the stage this October

    Alex Muegge, Editor-in-Chief

    The upcoming Reader’s Theater performance of The Scribblings of Klaus the Mouse has an almost entire animal cast. The show, debuting on Oct. 24 and 25 at 7:30pm, has resonated with the actors, as many of them identify with the characters they play. “I love my character. He is a super spunky, wild, energetic hamster who loves candy and that is pretty much me,” said...

    (From left) Josh Davis, Kanai Kalama, Owen Bister, and Sadie Odell perform a parody of Imagine Dragon’s “Believer” during rehearsals.

    Nick Alvarez

  • Volleyball team loses players, adds wins
    Sports

    Volleyball team loses players, adds wins

    After a beating Mira Loma 3-0 on Tuesday, the girls varsity volleyball team (9-8) is ready to face rival El Camino next Tuesday. El Camino is planning to bring its band and cheering section into Rio’s gym, but the Raider cheerleaders and fans will be backing the home team. And the girls feel prepared for the Eagles (8-6). Rio has faced many challenges in getting together...

    Reaching for the ball Lauren Mclane prepares to set against Oakmont ending in a 3-2 win.

    Baye Canty

  • The Parlor Ice Cream is a Trip to Sweet Treat Heaven
    Opinions

    The Parlor Ice Cream is a Trip to Sweet Treat Heaven

    Erica Pozdirca and Elona Schirov

    The Parlor Ice Cream Puffs is not like any typical ice cream place you pass by. This ice cream shop likes to change the way we eat ice cream by putting ice cream in donuts. We absolutely recommend indulging in these delicious ice cream filled donuts and will be returning for seconds some time soon especially since it’s a short drive from the school. The outside of this...

    The Parlor hosts a wide variety of treats.

News

Duck Derby Fundraiser Goes Swimmingly

Duck Derby Fundraiser Goes Swimmingly

Ed Mahon, Staff Writer

October 10, 2017

A Night with the Stars

Katherine Huggins, Features Editor

October 10, 2017

‘Tis the season for homecoming

Jessica Sheppard, Staff Writer

October 10, 2017

Pasta proves prosperous

Pasta proves prosperous

Talya Kurzrock, Guest Writer

October 10, 2017

Band program introduces new piano class in theater

Band program introduces new piano class in theater

Alex Lydon and Ashley Crum

October 10, 2017

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Opinions

Heat Wave Days

Heat Wave Days

Rebecca Smith, Opinion Editor

In places where snow is common, schools close if a certain temperature and snowfall is reached, why do schools that are in the middle of a heat wave and have broken air conditioning...

October 10, 2017

OZ Korean BBQ is Superb

OZ Korean BBQ is Superb

Maddie Haggard and Nick Keller

Grill your food at your table and spend only $23 on all you can eat. OZ Korean Barbeque is located on Bradshaw off of Highway 50. There is a three story building in front...

October 10, 2017

Patriot Serves Up Good Grub

Patriot Serves Up Good Grub

Kaitlyn Shellooe, News Editor

The Patriot is an American restaurant with a friendly atmosphere and great food. The Patriot opened in July at the Milagro Centre, on Fair Oaks Blvd. Even though the place...

October 10, 2017

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Sports

Team Captains unite to make Varsity Club

Team Captains unite to make Varsity Club

Gianna Arcolino, Distractions Editor
October 10, 2017

Study: 1 in 5 teens have suffered a concussion
ACL injury rates are higher for women