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Picking up the Pizzas: School Attempts to 'Meat' USDA Standards

Picking up the Pizzas: School Attempts to ‘Meat’ USDA Standards

Unknown, Mirada Staff May 15, 2018

School lunches all across the country have been changing in order to meet the United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) requirements. These requirements state that students must receive a healthy...

Gals and Lads Prepare for Gala

Gals and Lads Prepare for Gala

Unknown, Mirada Staff February 4, 2018

Every school has their version of dance where the roles are reversed and the girl asks the boy to be her date to the dance. It’s referred to by different names such as Sadie Hawkins or TWIRP, but none...

Trump's Locker Room Talk Threatens Women's Rights

Trump’s Locker Room Talk Threatens Women’s Rights

Unknown, Mirada Staff September 11, 2017

Presidential candidate Donald Trump threatens to destroy all the hard work women have put into fighting for equal rights and ending sexism. Not only is he outright racist, but he is a misogynist. Trump...

Moot Court Questions Answered by Jessop Tiedeken

Emma Phoenix, Mirada Staff September 11, 2017

Q: What is Moot Court? A: Moot Court by definition is  “a mock court at which law students argue imaginary cases for practice.”  Moot court in high school has basically the application.  Team...

Trash Fills Ocean

Trash Fills Ocean

Emi Anzai, Mirada Staff September 11, 2017

There are some people that believe climate change is just a hoax invented by a foreign country, while others don’t even believe in pollution. Other people think that there isn’t enough scientific proof...

Q&A Mrs. Jung

Emi Anzai, Mirada Staff September 11, 2017

How long have you been teaching math? My whole career in teaching math basically has been here. I started here at Rio in 1991 as the math instructional assistant. I had my math degree but I did not...

Teen Trends at Rio Americano

Teen Trends at Rio Americano

Katherine Borg and Molly Gherini June 2, 2017

Rio students who love their iPhones, Chipotle and Adidas reflect the tastes of their generation according a recent survey of teen shopping habits Piper Jaffray. The semi annual survey polled 6,500...

Restorative Justice Makes a Comeback on Campus

Restorative Justice Makes a Comeback on Campus

Emma Phoenix, Mirada Staff June 2, 2017

Restorative Justice is being restored on campus. After a tentative start two years ago, the program, which uses peer mediation and alternative discipline instead of usual school punishments, is becoming...

Betsy Devos Endangers American Education

Betsy Devos Endangers American Education

Emma Phoenix, Mirada Staff June 2, 2017

Public school. It is something that all of us at Rio have in common. A public school by definition is a school supported by public funds. But in reality, public schools are so much more than that....

Statistics Class Puts Their Schooling to The Test

Statistics Class Puts Their Schooling to The Test

Published by Nicolas Gorman Oct. 2020, Web Editor September 8, 2015

The statistics survey has come and gone once again. The yearly stats survey happened this month and students were clamoring to be a part of it. “The purpose of the stats survey is to find out different...

Key Club Embraces Giving Spirit

Published by Nicolas Gorman Oct. 2020, Mirada Staff September 8, 2015

Students from Rosemont, El Camino, and Rio Americano came together last weekend to give kids with sick parents a spe- cial day. Just For Kids, a Key Club event, took place Dec. 14 from 9:30 a.m.-1:30...

Senior Cade Johnson checking his social media networks during passing period in the hallway.

Cell Phones Conquer Social Life of Youth

Unknown, Mirada Staff September 8, 2015

Although written during the date provided, this article was republished during 2020 by Nicolas Gorman to put it on the website. The author is unknown. Within the last ten years, socialization has been...

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