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Clubs for 2014-2015 School Year

Thomas Nelson, Mirada Staff

November 22, 2014

  Sci-Fi Club Tragedy of the Commons Rio Improv Club Tabletop Games Lunch With Friends Rio for Wish Kids Paleontology-Geology Breathe California Jew Crew Model United Nations Badminton Club Science Bowl Academic Decathlon Soles4Souls Math Club Speech and Debate Rio Automotive Club Ski ...

Father, Son Bond on Sierra Hiking Trip

Father, Son Bond on Sierra Hiking Trip

Amelia Storm, Mirada Staff

September 24, 2014

While many students sit at home during the summer and binge watch netflix, English teacher Adam Bearson and his son Nate took a 240-mile hike along the John Muir trail over the course of 25 days, averaging about 16 miles a day. “The most challenging part was the summer storms,” said Mr. Bearson,...

Rio Hangout Spots

A look into the popular resataurant, Jack's Urban Eats

Jennifer Lee, Mirada Staff

September 22, 2014

Have you and your friends ever argued about where to hangout? Are you tired of hanging out at the same places you have been going to for a long time? Are you up for trying something new? Well, you came to the right article. Sitting for 6 hours in a desk can be tedious and going home afterward...

New Bungie Installment Doesn’t Quite Deliver

New Bungie Installment Doesn’t Quite Deliver

Jonathan Staab, Editor-in-Chief

September 19, 2014

Create a character. Become a legend. The basic premise for the new installment in the Bungie game library is simple. You have powers, kill aliens. Anything you think you know about the "plot" or "story" in this game is wrong. Mainly because the story is close to nonexistent. However, that isn't necessarily...

Summer Approaches, Brings Fresh Skim With It

Summer Approaches, Brings Fresh Skim With It

Ryan Burns, Editor in Chief

May 27, 2014

Now that river levels are returning to normal levels, the local Goons are dragging rails, boxes and ramps out to Ashton, Paradise, Rio Linda and their other favorite shallow river spots. Goon Media is a group of Sacramento-based skimboarders who banded together to create a place to gather the best videos...

Computer Graphics Class Teaches Photo and Video Editing

Computer Graphics Class Teaches Photo and Video Editing

Ethan Webster, Mirada Staff

March 4, 2014

  Computer Graphics is certainly a standout class, as it teaches students a wide variety of skills that no other course can. In an average English or Algebra class, you may not need what you are learning until years from now. In Computer Graphics, however, the students can utilize the things...

Student plays at Grammys

Student plays at Grammys

Devan Kortan, Mirada Staff

February 3, 2014

This month, the school was represented on one of the biggest musical stages in the world: The Grammy’s. Senior trumpeter Andrew Stephens was chosen as one of a 32 piece jazz ensemble slated to play at the awards with the likes of Vampire Weekend. Every year, the Gram- my Foundation picks...

Scout Builds Bike Repair Station

Scout Builds Bike Repair Station

Yeagee Jung, Mirada Staff

January 16, 2014

As senior Scott McCuen walked along the bike trails during his college visits, he decided on what to do for his Eagle Scout project. “I saw these bike repair stalls along the trails of these colleges and I remembered our very own bike trail along the river,” said McCuen. Scott McCuen is a Boy Scout and is c...

Computer Science Club RAMs fun into technology

Computer Science Club RAMs fun into technology

Mark Mooradian, Mirada Staff

January 16, 2014

The Computer Science club is an institution new to this year created by Joshua Kravitz. Every thursday at lunch in room I-5, anywhere from 10-23 members will show up on any given day to learn the basics and in- tricacies of the delicate flower that is computer science. Kravitz described computer sci- ence ...

Band Plays in The Big Apple

Band Plays in The Big Apple

Unknown, Mirada Staff

June 1, 2012

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.   After countless trips to jazz festivals, from Monterey to Folsom to New York, members from the band program once again made their way to ...

Band Seniors Bid Adieu at Concert

Band Seniors Bid Adieu at Concert

Unknown, Mirada Staff

June 1, 2012

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.   After the Harry Potter-themed Playathon last fall, band held the last concert of the year last week. The Spring Concert does not have a spe...

Student Coaches Gymnastics

Student Coaches Gymnastics

Unknown, Mirada Staff

June 1, 2012

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.   After injuries ended senior Ellie Hund’s competitive gymnastics career, she leapt back into the sport as a professional coach. Hund had done...

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