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Drought Tests State

Drought Tests State

Yeagee Jung, Mirada Staff

January 31, 2014

Governor Brown has urged citizens to reduce their water usage by 20 percent. This season, officials have been pulling the plug of excessive water usages such as water-scaping. The reason? Sacramento is having its driest winter in a generation. Environmentalists say that the dry weather is caused by...

Health Fair Offers Insight Into Topic

Health Fair Offers Insight Into Topic

Michael Tan and Ravenstorm Labarcon

January 31, 2014

It was windy, cloudy and cold outside, however what was important on that day going wasn’t outside; it was inside. The Health Fair took place Saturday, January 11 from 9:00-3:00 inside the library. The Health Fair was Juzely Duran’s senior Civitas project and it had the help of the ALL IN campaign....

Students Prepare for Exit Exam

Students Prepare for Exit Exam

Michael Malloy, Mirada Staff

January 31, 2014

Students have plenty to look forward to in the coming weeks. That is, if you look forward to tests. Starting on Feb. 1 (from 8:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.), many students will be taking Mock SAT and Mock ACT. Hundreds of students pay money and give up a large chunk of their Saturday for this test before...

Junior Works Towards Bringing Challenge Day Back

Junior Works Towards Bringing Challenge Day Back

Riley Showler, Mirada Staff

January 31, 2014

Students at Rio are often involved with outreach programs, bringing new projects to the community, but it’s rarer to see students who put their talent to use to improve Rio itself. Brenna Intemann-Milligan is a Junior who has started a fundraiser to bring Challenge Day to Rio. Challenge Day is an...

Budget Cuts Means Earlier Graduation Date

Budget Cuts Means Earlier Graduation Date

Briana Smith, Mirada Staff

August 30, 2012

Due to recent budget cuts, seniors will be graduating on May 20th, 2013. The early graduation date is due in part to possible furlough days as well as an elongated 2011-2012 school year.    Proposition 30 will be the deciding factor in the number of furlough days. If the proposition passes, taxes wi...

CISPA is SOPA’s CIA cousin

CISPA is SOPA’s CIA cousin

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.   The Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act (CISPA) recently passed in the House of Representatives and is moving on to the Senate...

School’s SAT Scores Improving

School's SAT Scores Improving

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. Rio Americano has made the grade on two lists ranking the top high schools in the region and nation. The school ranked fourth on the Sacramento Bu...

School Improvement Workshop Results Released

School Improvement Workshop Results Released

Thomas Nelson, Mirada Staff

April 24, 2012

 The School Improvement Workshop,  organized  by the PTSA in conjunction with Principal Ginter, is a valuable tool for brainstorming ideas and concerns that parents, students and teachers may have regarding Rio Americano.  All of the students and parents that attended were asked to give suggestions...

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