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School to Offer AP Capstone

School to Offer AP Capstone

Alex Lydon and Kat Eyraud January 26, 2018

Rio is introducing two new Advanced Placement programs next year that will allow students to develop research skills and dig into their own research on real world issues, possibly leading to the AP Capstone...

Local Sexual Assault Students Come Forward

Local Sexual Assault Students Come Forward

Gianna Arcolino and Molly Gherini January 26, 2018

Sexual assault and harassment doesn’t just happen in Hollywood, Washington D.C. or on the U.S. Olympic gymnastic team, but also on middle school, high school and college campuses. After asking permission...

Wifi Has Disconnect With Students

Wifi Has Disconnect With Students

Kaitlyn Shellooe, Mirada Staff January 26, 2018

There’s a new way to get wifi with a better connection on campus. Students have been upset due to the poor wifi connection or just not being able to connect to it at all. This problem strongly...

Georgia School Case Sheds Light on Right

Georgia School Case Sheds Light on Right

Sarah Sault and Margaret O'Brien January 26, 2018

Last spring at Worth County High School, in Georgia, the Sheriff’s Office searched all 900 students on campus looking for drugs. The search, in which students were forced to hand over their cells...

Restrooms Stink and Lack Privacy

Restrooms Stink and Lack Privacy

Emma Riley, Mirada Staff January 26, 2018

A restroom is about the only privacy one can get at school. A door that locks, with no worry that anyone will come in. That isn’t always true. Locks in most of the girls bathrooms at school have gone...

Vending Machines Broke

Vending Machines Broke

Alex Muegge and Zoie Kabir January 26, 2018

Vending machines. A superb creation by brilliant minds that are the perfect pick me up. You are a hardworking student walking down the hallway off to third period, when you see in the distance something...

Decathlon Welcomes All Students

Decathlon Welcomes All Students

Sarah Sault, Mirada Staff January 26, 2018

The Academic Decathlon team spends months training for the Feb. 3 competition. The multiple category event is African themed this year, meaning that all of the questions, with the exception of math...

School Seeks to Expand AP Program

School Seeks to Expand AP Program

Alex Lydon and Kat Eyraud January 26, 2018

Rio is pushing more students to take Advanced Placement courses and next year will add two new AP Capstone courses, solidifying the school’s standing as one of the leading schools in the area for offering...

That Christmas When You Got a Reality Check

That Christmas When You Got a Reality Check

Erica Pozdirca and Elona Schirov January 26, 2018

Kids have always been pushed to believe in Santa Claus. Parents would tell them that there is a Santa at a young age to make Christmas seem more magical and bring in some holiday spirit. Children don’t...

What Teens Really Want for Christmas

What Teens Really Want for Christmas

Margaret O'Brien, Staff Writer January 26, 2018

With Christmas coming up fast, and Black Friday sales already past, people are hurrying to buy last minute gifts. It is difficult for people to buy a thoughtful gift when stores are steadily becoming emptier,...

Tips to Beat Stress During the Holiday Season

Tips to Beat Stress During the Holiday Season

Horizon Labarcon, Mirada Staff January 26, 2018

1. Lower your expectations Everywhere one looks during the holiday season, there is a surge of hype to buy people expensive gifts and in turn they will be happy. Sure, that’s one way to go about it...

PAC Not a

PAC Not a “Theater”

Alex Muegge, Editor-in-Chief January 25, 2018

The new theater should not be called a theater. The title of “theater” implies that the venue can comfortably house dramatic performances, which is not the case. Band’s new performing arts...

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