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Bored? Things to Do During The Coronavirus Shut-In

An empty Rio Americano classroom as students transition to

Jessica Sheppard, Mirada Staff

March 22, 2020

  Read. This may seem boring at first however once you have watched what seems like all the content on Tik Tok this idea isn’t too bad. You can go outside and escape from all the noise of the internet. Listen to some music. Whether you’re into rap, country, pop, or classical this is the time to downl...

School Quiet on First Day of Shutdown

Atticus Cottula comes to campus in protective gear on March 17.

Nicolas Gorman, Emily Borg, and Mickey Doolittle

March 16, 2020

The campus was quiet and mostly somber on Tuesday, March 17, the first day of canceled classes following the announcement the previous Friday afternoon that school would be closed until at least April 13. This was the day that teachers would be allowed to gather materials from their classrooms an...

School Closes to Slow Spread of Coronavirus

Rio Americano students celebrated school closing after the final bell on Friday, March 13.

Nicolas Gorman, Mirada Staff

March 13, 2020

Rio Americano and the rest of the San Juan district is closing at least through the end of spring break in order to slow the spread of the new coronavirus.  As part of a coordinated effort, all public school districts in Sacramento, El Dorado and Yolo counties are closing schools starting after today. Over 400,000 students will be effected by the closures that a...

Rio Americano Graduates Support Decisions to Close Their College Campuses over Coronavirus Concerns

The Stanford campus as seen from one of the main entrances.

Katelyn Newton, Mirada Staff

March 10, 2020

Rio Americano graduates were among the thousands of students affected when Bay Area colleges canceled in-person classes this week to slow the spread of novel coronavirus. Universities–including the UC Berkeley, San Jose State University, San Francisco State University, Sonoma State University and...

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