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Senior wins city video production award

Taylor White, Mirada Staff May 2, 2021

The winner of the 2021 SEVA Documentary Award was senior Jenna Sheppard. The category was to make an informal documentary about anything that is connected with education or teens.  Sheppard took the...

PTSA offers a $500 scholarship to graduating seniors

Isabella (Isa) Searle, Mirada Staff April 13, 2021

There’s good news for seniors hoping to gain more money for college: the PTSA is offering a $500 scholarship to eight graduating seniors. To qualify for this scholarship, students or their guardians...

First Person: A family trip to Boise puts life in perspective

Olivia Lynch April 1, 2021

I know it’s easy to say that the past COVID-centric and obsessed year has thrown most people off their game and has changed many people’s life trajectories in big and little ways, but I now know from...

The People vs Wall Street: The GameStop fiasco

The People vs Wall Street: The GameStop fiasco

Nikhil Patel, Guest Writer April 1, 2021

Everyone has heard the latest story in the already eventful 2021: a bunch of low-level retail investors versus the biggest Wall Street billionaires.  The GameStop fiasco started when hedge funds began...

“Podcast: The Ride” is just as fun as a day in Disneyland

“Podcast: The Ride” is just as fun as a day in Disneyland

Isa Searle, Staff Writer March 1, 2021

One thing is clear when you’re listening to “Podcast: The Ride” and that is that Mike Carlson, Jason Sheridan, and Scott Gairdner are no rookies in theme park exploration and research. You’d be...

After the announcement of 2021 AP test formats, students are better able to direct their studying based on what content will be covered.

College Board announces plans for full length exams, multiple test dates and formats for 2021 AP tests

Emma Hutchinson, Mirada Staff February 11, 2021

Last year, the onset of the coronavirus pandemic led to shortened, modified AP testing schedules and formats as everyone adjusted to stay-at-home orders and restrictions on school gatherings. On Monday,...

School supplies provide chances at success for refugee students

School supplies provide chances at success for refugee students

Aaron Ichel, Mirada Staff February 10, 2021

“I hope to bring awareness to the educational disparities often prevalent in refugee communities,” senior Aaron Ichel said, reflecting on the potential of his school supply donation project, Operation...

Students stay at least 3 feet away, per CDC guidelines, and keep their masks on to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in classrooms.

President Biden rolls out plan for reopening schools safely

February 5, 2021

President Joe Biden has made it clear that one of his top priorities is figuring out a plan for returning students back to school. He plans to do this by ramping up COVID testing, accelerating the pace...

Lehrer and Halloran pose in their Feel the Love sweatshirts to promote their project. All of their merchandise was designed by Rio graduates Jane Snider and Chase Iseley.

Seniors provide sensory support to the neurodivergent community

Emma Hutchinson, Mirada Staff January 26, 2021

Each year, seniors in CIVITAS work to find a project to complete that encapsulates their passions and simultaneously makes a positive impact in the community. Seniors Katherine Lehrer and Delaney Halloran...

Racism Against Asian-Americans is Nothing New

Racism Against Asian-Americans is Nothing New

Jae Yeon Lee, Guest Writer October 14, 2020

I am not new to the racism and discrimination against Asian Americans that has originated from the coronavirus. I was born in Seoul, South Korea. My family immigrated to the United States in 2008, making...

The Shack in the Back

June 1, 2020

Students pass a house-like building everyday while walking to their classes--But what is it?

Movement to Allow Younger People to Vote

Nicolas Gorman June 1, 2020

The fact that politicians are nervous about what young voters might do is exactly why young people need the vote--Or are they too immature and uninformed?

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