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Football Season 2019

Football Season 2019

Josh Zezzo, Mirada Staff

November 15, 2019

Lana del Rey drops new album

Lana del Rey drops new album

Susannah Swindel, Mirada Staff

November 14, 2019

The first time I heard of Lana del Rey was around 2014, sitting in my sister’s room, listening to the ethereal “Summertime Sadness,” from her first album, “Born to Die”. I’ve been infatuated with her music ever since. Del Rey is known for pulling inspiration for her music from many sources -...

Rio takes down El Camino after miracle heave

Savion Ponce expertly escapes a tackle from an El Camino defender.

Josh Zezzo, Mirada Staff

November 5, 2019

Rio Americano took on enemy El Camino in a crowded Stadium at Del Campo on Saturday, Nov. 2 . Emotions were high as this would be the last game the seniors from both teams would play, but nobody was expecting kind of finish that was in store.   El Camino started the game with the ball, but the scoring star...

Smamble is One of a Kind

Smamble is One of a Kind

Emma Hutchinson, Mirada Staff

November 5, 2019

Known nationwide as one of the best high school bands, Rio Band can almost always be heard making music in rooms M1 and M2. With the amount of talent available at our school, there is a music group at Rio for almost any student. One of the most well known groups is Small Ensemble, commonly referred to ...

Teaching a Dark Past

The Lincoln Memorial stands guard over Washington D.C. every night. Many remember President Lincoln for the abolition of slavery.

Annalee Gorman, Katie Newton, and Emma Hutchinson

November 4, 2019

A crucial era in American history, slavery has been an important part of United States curriculum and shapes how students percieve the country. However, on the 400th anniversary of the first slave being brought from Africa to Virginia, there still isn’t an established way to teach slavery in school to e...

School Start Time Changes

School Start Time Changes

Jessica Sheppard, Mirada Staff

November 4, 2019

Sac gets nod for MLS team

Sac gets nod for MLS team

Mickey Doolittle and Katelyn Newton

November 4, 2019

Hundreds of fans, reporters and investors filed into The Bank downtown to witness the announcement of Major League Soccer’s 29th team; the Sacramento Republic. After over five years of pushing to be the next city to host an MLS team, Sacramento finally won the bid, a big step for the city. While...

In loving memory

In loving memory

Katie Newton and Annalee Gorman

November 4, 2019

Junior Hedayat Ebrahim Khel loved cars and dreamed of being a computer scientist, but his dreams ended on a winding road outside Auburn when he was killed in a car crash.  Khel, 16, was one of two young passengers in a car driven by Mirwais Azimi, a 21-year-old man from Carmichael. Azimi was alleged...

Running long and making bonds

Running long and making bonds

Katelyn Newton, Mirada Staff

October 24, 2019

Unlike the typical lottery an economics teacher might talk about, Curt Casazza participated in the same lottery for seven years to be admitted into The Western States, a 100 mile race.  Most students know Casazza as their psychology or economics teacher, classes he has taught for 19 years. He s...

To Hot To Practice

Luke Richards, Web Editor

September 6, 2019

Temperatures of over 100 degrees in the past two weeks have forced some sports teams to adjust practices and raised concerns about athlete’s health.  But while coaches offered more chances for hydration and shifted practice times, most Rio athletes said they were expected to practice to their ...

Sports Dance 2019

Sports Dance 2019

Luke Richards, Web Editor

September 5, 2019

Senior Parking Spots

Senior Parking Spots

Katelyn Newton, Mirada Staff

August 26, 2019

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