The Mirada

Graduation 2021

Graduation 2021

June 8, 2021

Mirada Archive

Mirada Archive

June 5, 2021

A sample of past print editions of the Rio Americano Mirada can be viewed at Issuu here. The Mirada has been "The Students' Voice" of Rio Americano High School in Sacramento, California since 1963.

Rio Seniors get in-person graduation

June 4, 2021

The class of 2021 received their diplomas in person at an outdoor ceremony, on campus last night. The 460 members of the graduating class sat socially distanced on the JV baseball field during the warm...

Rio TV -- June 04 2021

Rio TV — June 04 2021

Nicolas Gorman, Web Editor June 4, 2021

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bYxSBEsq6Yw Questions/Comments? Email Rio TV

Robotics teacher Matt Cole is among the departing staff featured in a special segment on Rio TV.

Rio TV Profiles Departing Educators

Mirada Staff May 26, 2021

At the end of the semster, several longtime members of the Rio Americano faculty will depart, some heading into retirement enticed by the districts buy-out offer, others moving on to new jobs. Rio TV...

Elijah Rogalski his a home run against Inderkum. Rio won 10-3. Photo by Josh Zezzo

Baseball beats Del Campo to reach 18-1

Josh Zezzo, Staff Writer May 25, 2021

In a season shortened by the Covid-19 pandemic, Rio Americano is cramming in all the wins that they can, riding a 12-game winning streak to an 18-1 record (10-0, Capital Athletic League) and a spot in...

Spaying and Neutering: The Undisputed Answer 

Spaying and Neutering: The Undisputed Answer 

Lydia Ellis, Guest Writer May 13, 2021

Take a walk down the crowded rows of an animal shelter to see just how serious the pet overpopulation problem in the U.S. remains. Sadly, we have reached a point where there’s controversy over whether...

Morning Melodies

Morning Melodies

Sierra Witte May 12, 2021

“I tumble outta bed and stumble to the kitchen / Pour myself a cup of ambition / Yawn and stretch and try to come to life.” The opening lyrics from this iconic Dolly Parton song “9 to 5” accompany...

Rio TV -- April 29 2021

Rio TV — April 29 2021

Nicolas Gorman, Web Editor May 11, 2021

https://youtu.be/JBDpKp4Ez84 Questions/Comments? Email Rio TV

Julia Florentino, who sells items on  Depop, worries about how fast fashion harms the environment.

Turning thrifting into a business

Angie Stevens, Staff Writer April 22, 2021

Thrift stores, packed tightly with racks and racks of musty old clothing, all holding the potential to be someone’s lucky find, are where Julia Florentino spends a majority of her time.  On the lookout...

Handwriting has been shown to aid conceptual thinking.

I wish I Could Have Written This by Hand

Darya Pahlavan, Guest Writer April 20, 2021

I won’t sugarcoat it. My handwriting is bad. I’ve tried to deny this in the past, but I have finally come to terms with the fact that I will never have the ability to write in beautiful fonts. I know...

It’s My Gym Too

Angie Stevens, Editor April 15, 2021
The suffocating atmosphere of sweaty testosterone-pumping men and the invisible lines that many women feel nervous to cross at their gym, makes it extremely difficult to feel welcome.    
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