Rio Americano High School

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Rio Americano High School

The Mirada

Rio Americano High School

The Mirada

History teacher and former coach takes over as athletic director

History teacher and former coach takes over as athletic director

Jack Fedota, Staff Writer September 21, 2022

New Athletic Director William Taylor is looking to make big changes in Rio’s sports programs.  Taylor inherited the part-time position this year when the previous AD, Malaya Cabrera, decided...

Rio to Host College Night Sept 22

Brooklyn Hendricks, Staff Writer September 20, 2022

While it’s probably impossible to visit more than 60 colleges and universities before graduating from high school, the San Juan school district is bringing those institutions to students during the Rio...

Mitch Evett conducts the PM jazz band in the performing arts center at Rio Americano High School in Sacramento, Calif.

Q&A: Mitch Evett finds a home in Rio’s nationally acclaimed music program

Anna Wilson, Guest Writer August 15, 2022
It's my favorite thing seeing people grow up and come to themselves and improve as musicians and humans.
A screen shot of a funny and distracting cat video.

What Is It About Cat Videos?

Ranim Hijazi August 11, 2022

In an era when information is at your sight at the tap of a paw, one of the most crucial and fur-midable advancements of humanity rose to fame in the 1990s: Cat videos. Undeniably, a ten-second clip of...

Taylor Baker Leads Girls Golf

Taylor Baker Leads Girls Golf

Ashley Lundberg, Mirada Staff April 7, 2022

With an expert swing of her 9-iron, Taylor Baker sends the ball flying up in a high arc, landing softly on the green of the fourth hole at Ancil Hoffman Golf Course. The ball spins back, inching its way...

Rio Mirada reflects on libel case

Jaiden Crabtree and Ashley Lundberg February 18, 2022

Thirty years ago this month, a question in a satirical quiz in the Mirada led to a more serious question: What happens when a distasteful joke about a campus monitor leads to a libel suit? In February...

Rio Hires New Head Football Coach

Rio Hires New Head Football Coach

Elizabeth Griggs, Mirada Staff February 11, 2022

After struggling through a season with only one win, Rio Americano hopes to turn its football program around with a new head coach. Principal Cliff Kelly has announced that the school has hired Reid...

The omicron variant has cause covid positivity rates to sky rocket in Sacrament County and across the country.

Omicron slams school

Ashley Lundberg and Jaiden Crabtree January 14, 2022

Empty desks. Entire rows of students gone. District administrators filling in for teachers because there are not enough subs. Rumors of returning to distance learning swirling around campus. As Covid-19...

Rio Americano hands out take home COVID-19 tests to students

Rio Americano hands out take home COVID-19 tests to students

Sam Thompson, Mirada Staff January 7, 2022

To combat the rising number of Covid cases San Juan Unified School District  will be handing out take-home tests for students today. The district has seen COVID-19 cases surge across the district following...

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