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Rick Singer boasted he could get students into top-ranked college through the side door--a system that depended on bribes and lies about students athletic ability.

Rick Singer and his accomplices await sentences

Sam Thompson , Editor October 12, 2021

Corrupt college counselor and mastermind behind the nation's biggest admission scandal, Rick Singer, is currently on trial for racketeering.  Singer started his career in the 1990s, and worked with...

Senior Emma Hutchinson receives her first dose of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine.

Governor Newsom mandates vaccines for California students

Sam Thompson, Editor October 5, 2021

Governor Gavin Newsom announced the United States first vaccine mandate for California students on Oct. 1.  “We are announcing here today, a statewide requirement for in-person instruction for all...

Smamble night

Smamble night

Sarah Hamzic, Mirada Staff September 30, 2021

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...

Football takes on El Camino this Saturday

Jordan Hoffman , Mirada Staff September 17, 2021

This Saturday at 1 pm varsity football will play their rival, El Camino, at Del Campo high school. It will be the teams first league game of the season. Tickets are available for purchase at school...

Rio students attend first full day of school in over a year

Rio students attend first full day of school in over a year

Isabella (Isa) Searle, Editor in Chief August 19, 2021

A week ago, students arrived at school at 8:05 a.m. to take on their first 6 period school day for the first time in a year and a half. Though the return to a traditional school year finally happened,...

Photo by Katie Newton

Rio to add tutorial period during school day

Isa Searle, Mirada Staff June 8, 2021

Rio Americano teachers have voted to add a 30 minute period within the school day to address learning loss from Covid-19. The additional period will be created by shortening existing periods by five-six...

Rio Seniors get in-person graduation

June 4, 2021

The class of 2021 received their diplomas in person at an outdoor ceremony, on campus last night. The 460 members of the graduating class sat socially distanced on the JV baseball field during the warm...

Robotics teacher Matt Cole is among the departing staff featured in a special segment on Rio TV.

Rio TV Profiles Departing Educators

Mirada Staff May 26, 2021

At the end of the semster, several longtime members of the Rio Americano faculty will depart, some heading into retirement enticed by the districts buy-out offer, others moving on to new jobs. Rio TV...

Elijah Rogalski his a home run against Inderkum. Rio won 10-3. Photo by Josh Zezzo

Baseball beats Del Campo to reach 18-1

Josh Zezzo, Staff Writer May 25, 2021

In a season shortened by the Covid-19 pandemic, Rio Americano is cramming in all the wins that they can, riding a 12-game winning streak to an 18-1 record (10-0, Capital Athletic League) and a spot in...

Cliff Kelly will leave his position as a vice principal at Casa Roble to become the principal of Rio Americano

Cliff Kelly to take over as principal

Isa Searle, Mirada Staff Writer May 24, 2021
"(My goal is) ensuring that it’s a safe environment and an inclusive environment for everyone so that everyone feels like Rio is a place for them and a place that supports them in whatever their interests may be." New Principal Cliff Kelly
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