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Taylor Baker Leads Girls Golf

Taylor Baker Leads Girls Golf

Ashley Lundberg, Mirada Staff April 7, 2022

With an expert swing of her 9-iron, Taylor Baker sends the ball flying up in a high arc, landing softly on the green of the fourth hole at Ancil Hoffman Golf Course. The ball spins back, inching its way...

Malaya Cabrera steps down as A.D.

Malaya Cabrera steps down as A.D.

Tyler Washburn, Mirada Staff February 10, 2022

Malaya Cabrera, who in the last five years guided the Rio Americano athletic program to numerous section titles and through the disruptions of Covid-19, is stepping down as athletic director at the end...

The Word of the Year is a Real Shot in the Arm

Edena Ichel, Mirada Staff February 8, 2022

If it seems like way too many conversations wind up being about Covid vaccines–or vax, as it is often shortened–take comfort that dictionary editors have noticed, too. Merriam-Webster had named...

I Think I Love You Book Review

Jaiden Crabtree, Mirada Staff January 12, 2022

“I Think I Love You,” the debut novel from Auriane Desombre that was published earlier this year, tells a familiar story of new-found teenage love but adds plenty of twists.  This enemies-to-lovers...

Tennis player Libby Griggs gives her story

Elizabeth Griggs, Mirada Staff December 8, 2021

Libby Griggs started playing tennis at just nine years old. When she first began it was just something to do after school and when she was bored. “I remember wanting to get involved in tennis because...

Rio Equity Team: Long-Awaited Solution to Issues on Campus?

Jaiden Crabtree, Mirada Staff October 11, 2021

The equity team has been officially formed in response to issues in previous years.  Preparation and planning occurred over the summer and the team was officially put into effect on the date of the first...

Hailey Puglia enjoys what most people dont: math

Hailey Puglia enjoys what most people don’t: math

Edena Ichel, Mirada Staff October 8, 2021

Approximately 150,00 high school students across the nation take AP Calculus AB before 11th grade, and within this group is junior Hailey Puglia. Although taking this college-level math class in high school...

Medical Careers Program welcomes new teacher London Mackey

Medical Careers Program welcomes new teacher London Mackey

Edena Ichel, Mirada Staff September 28, 2021
London Mackey grew up in Lakeport and attended Clear Lake High School. Mackey graduated from Sacramento State where she was part of a crew team that finished third in the nation.
Artwork done by Kinu Blackwelder

(Mostly) On Theme: The 2021 Met Gala

Kate Hasseltine and Grace Ann Lesser September 24, 2021

The Met Gala has been a coveted night of fashion and fame since 1995. Run by Vogue editor-in-chief Anna Wintour, the Met Gala highlights the work of numerous designers shown on pop culture’s icons; the...

Season 52: Seasonal Flop or Seasonal Saint?

Jaiden Crabtree, Mirada Staff September 20, 2021

Seasons 52 is a well-received restaurant according to the locals online, but just how good is it really? In my opinion, the reviews weren’t lying. I’ve been multiple times and it seems like every...

Graduation 2021

Graduation 2021

June 8, 2021

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