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Skip’s Kitchen Review

Skip’s Kitchen Review

Emily Borg , Mirada Staff June 4, 2018

Skip’s Kitchen is a small lively place for friends and family to meet and enjoy meals together. Skip’s Kitchen offers a variety of foods: burgers, salads, soups, sandwiches, ice cream, and even...

School Lockdown Drill

School Lockdown Drill

Emily Borg, Mirada Staff June 4, 2018

Many high schools across the country are having to suffer through painful and violent events. The lockdown drill was supposed to reassure students on what to do in case of a violent event, but it sadly...

Anna Swanson and Emma Hutchinson Profile

Anna Swanson and Emma Hutchinson Profile

Emily Borg, Mirada Staff June 4, 2018

Both Anna Swanson and her partner Emma Hutchinson were thrilled and surprised that their English mid term had won them 7th place in the Caring for Our Watersheds proposal writing contest. The two freshman...

Freedom of Speech

Freedom of Speech

Sarah Sault and Margaret O’Brien May 24, 2018

The oscar nominated movie The Post focuses on the struggle to exercise freedom of speech. America, “the land of the free”, has fought hard for hundreds of years to create a place where people can...

BMX Riders Flip in Style

BMX Riders Flip in Style

Alex Lydon , Staff Writer May 15, 2018

For Rio Americano freshmen Logan Connelly and Connor Stroud a weekend bike ride means getting dirty, risking injury and maybe taking home a trophy. They both compete at BMX--short for bicycle motocross--racing...

School Shootings

School Shootings

Emma Riley, Mirada Staff May 15, 2018

Walkouts, protests, and a demand for action. Since the recent Stoneman Douglas school shooting, students, teachers, and parents have been making a plea to the government for more rigorous gun control....

Why Animal Shelters Should be No Kill

Why Animal Shelters Should be No Kill

Cierra Mason and Katelyn Roat May 11, 2018

About eight million animals enter shelters each year, and only about five million make it out alive. That number may not sound like a lot, but it is almost three million animals being put down every year. One...

Spikeball and Frisbee Club

Spikeball and Frisbee Club

Katelyn Roat, Guest Writer May 11, 2018

The cheers, the chants, and the roaring passion. Spikeball and Frisbee Club focuses on staying active, while also having fun. Often referred to as the love child between popular sports volleyball and four-square,...

The Coffee Bar

The Coffee Bar

Sarah Sault and Margaret O’Brien May 11, 2018

New Carmichael cafe, The Coffee Bar, has big shoes to fill, as it is opening in place of Boulevard Coffee, which was a staple in the community for years. Boulevard Coffee was in business for more...

Snapchat Story Causes Controversy on Campus

Jared Moisey, Mirada Staff May 11, 2018

From Snapchat story to Saturday school, junior Shane Becker posted an image stating that there are only two genders, and anything else is a mental disorder. He would find “later that day” that vice...

The Parlor Ice Cream Puffs

The Parlor Ice Cream Puffs

Erica Pozdirca and Elona Shchirov May 8, 2018

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 it in donuts. We absolutely recommend indulging...

Cafeteria Jobs

Cafeteria Jobs

Emily Borg and Synia Thrower May 4, 2018

High school is the time for many teens to start working and learn how to earn money. What better place to get your first job then at your own school? Rio Americano High School cafeteria offers...

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