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Young Progressives make an impact

Joseph Bender April 13, 2021

Political forces from all over the nation converged on Georgia during the campaign for the Senate runoff elections in January, but most reports have overlooked one powerhouse: Rio's Young Progressives...

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...

“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

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?

UC President Proposes Dropping SAT/ACT Requirement

UC President Proposes Dropping SAT/ACT Requirement

Isabella (Isa) Searle May 12, 2020

University of California President Janet Napolitano wants to stop using the SAT and ACT as admission requirements and replace them with a new test created for the 10-campus system--or scrap standardized...

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