4X4 debate heading to faculty vote

Annalee G, Mirada Staff

November 2, 2018

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With new district wide graduation requirements taking away space in students’ schedules for electives and remediation the school is considering switching from a six-class day to a four-by-four block schedule. In a block schedule ...

Vaping Trends Target Teens

Katie Newton and Sam Baccelli

November 2, 2018

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Teen vaping has become an epidemic according to Scott Gottlieb, Commissioner of the Food and Drug Association (FDA). More teenagers are turning toward e-cigarettes for their variety of flavors and claims of being more safe than...

Study: Less sleep results in riskier tendencies in teens

Isa Searle and Lydia Ellis

November 2, 2018

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A recent study by the Youth Risk Behavior Society showed that teens who get less sleep are more prone to unsafe behaviors such as drinking, drug use, aggressive behaviors and self harm. When compared with teens who slept over 8 hou...

Students Vote for Newsom in Mock Election

Jane Snider, Photo Editor/Staff Writer

November 2, 2018

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Seniors Cooper Davis and Alec Sumner worked together to put on the mock election and conduct voter outreach for their Civitas senior projects. Freshmen were the targeted audience of the senior project because they had never done...

Rio Mirada Comes Online

Rio Mirada Comes Online

October 2, 2018

Parents tracking kids with phones

Synia Thrower and Katie Newton

October 2, 2018

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In an age where technology is more prevalent than ever, some parents use their phones to make sure their teens are safe and where they say they are. Tracking teens’ location is a growing trend for parents and brings up controversy...

Teens respond to Kavanaugh hearings

Teens respond to Kavanaugh hearings

Rebecca Smith, Editor-in-Chief

October 2, 2018

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