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Shorter Pocket Points

Shorter Pocket Points

Katie Newton, Mirada Staff

April 25, 2019

College Scandal

Katie Newton and Annalee Gorman

April 25, 2019

The college admission scandal has gripped national audiences and made headlines throughout the country, but William “Rick” Singer, a guest teacher at Rio in the 80s and the ringleader behind the largest criminal act colleges...

Schools want more than a Valedictorian

Annalee Gorman and Emily Borg

March 18, 2019

Mirada StaffHigh school students stay up for hours studying for tests or finishing homework, but sometimes all of that time isn’t enough to get into top schools. “Schools look for something that makes you stand out like...

Low funding affects teacher salaries

Annalee Gorman, Mirada Staff

February 25, 2019

Each year, more and more students enter high school, and less teachers are able to accommodate them. Hundreds of school districts are under distress and frustrated with the current standing of teachers. According to the National Education Assoc...

Students and faculty turn artistic passions into businesses

Sydney Hodge, Guest Writer

February 25, 2019

Many students are “creatives”, or people that create, invent, and imagine different ways to express their creativity through different mediums such as clothing or pictures. Senior Whitney Wheeler found her passion for photograp...

Front Street shelter launches ‘Doggie Day Out’

Rebecca Smith, Mirada Staff

February 25, 2019

Eight dogs wear yellow bandanas with the words “ADOPT ME” stretched across, waiting for someone to take them out of their cage. The Front Street Animal Shelter in Sacramento is implementing a program called “Doggie Day ...

Companies buying personal information

Annalee Gorman, Mirada Staff

February 25, 2019

Google: the most widely used platform with the most information. It has the capability to store every piece of information and create advertisements about its users. It has enough information for three million word documents or ...

Waltz: the Woodshop wizard

Waltz: the Woodshop wizard

February 25, 2019

Govt. shutdown affects Rio

Alex Lydon, Mirada Staff

February 25, 2019

During his campaign, President Trump has stated that if elected, he would begin the construction of a wall on the United States southern border. Two years later, the president seeks to fulfill his promise at the cost of many ...

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