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Skip’s Kitchen Review

Skip’s Kitchen Review

Emily Borg, Mirada Staff

June 4, 2018

Skip’s Kitchen is a small lively place for friends and family to meet and enjoy meals together. Skip’s Kitchen offers a variety of foods: burgers, salads, soups, sandwiches, ice cream, and even fried mac and cheese. As you walk in the restaurant you are greeted with a friendly “hello” or ...

School Lockdown Drill

School Lockdown Drill

Emily Borg, Mirada Staff

June 4, 2018

Many high schools across the country are having to suffer through painful and violent events. The lockdown drill was supposed to reassure students on what to do in case of a violent event, but it sadly left students still wondering. On March 6 our school had a lockdown drill, but was it success...

Anna Swanson and Emma Hutchinson Profile

Anna Swanson and Emma Hutchinson Profile

Emily Borg, Mirada Staff

June 4, 2018

Both Anna Swanson and her partner Emma Hutchinson were thrilled and surprised that their English mid term had won them 7th place in the Caring for Our Watersheds proposal writing contest. The two freshman began their Bird Box Project aiming for an A in their English class, but the project was then entered int...

JV Softball

JV Softball

Emily Borg, Mirada Staff

June 4, 2018

This year's JV Softball team will not be striking out this season with their new coaches, Rob Hernandez, Jacob Lethum, and Dan Mckechnie. They teach the excited team new techniques for the new season. “I think the biggest improvement that we made this season are the new coaches,” said sophomore pitche...

Sophomore License

Sophomore License

Emily Borg and Synia Thrower

June 4, 2018

Sophomore year is the time where most teenagers are looking to get their license or at least a permit. The hassle of trying to find rides to get to school, social events, and sports gets tiring so having a license gives relief to teens and their parents. This was the reason for many students g...

Civitas

Civitas

Katherine Huggins, Mirada Staff

June 4, 2018

Tragic instances of gun violence have sparked mass efforts of youth activists hoping to inspire reform. As a part of this wave of student activism, Six Civitas students traveled to the Capitol on May 17 to speak during “Youth Speaking Out Against Gun Violence,” a program sponsored by assembly ...

Golf Summary

Golf Summary

Katherine Huggins and Jessica Sheppard

June 4, 2018

  Although golf is often regarded as a calm sport that requires little cardiovascular stamina, it actually requires extreme levels of coordination and precision. This year the golf team placed second in league, losing only twice during the season leading to the team qualifying for the masters...

Introduction Into Patient Care

Introduction Into Patient Care

Kat Eyraud and Maddie Haggard

June 4, 2018

Interested in pursuing a medical career? Consider taking Health Pathways a new multi-year elective that will be offered in the beginning next year. Composed of three classes, Patient Care 1, Patient Care 2 and an internship, Health Pathways  is designed for students who are looking into the medical f...

New AP Courses

New AP Courses

Katherine Eyraud and Maddie Haggard

June 4, 2018

As part of a push to expand advanced placement participation, the school will be offering new courses in the fall, and it is anticipated that there will be additional courses in 2019 and beyond. The most significant addition will be the AP Capstone program, which will be offered for the first time i...

Women’s March

Women's March

Jessica Sheppard and Emma Riley

June 4, 2018

The women’s march is a melting pot of people from all walks of life, joining forces for a common cause, women’s rights. Anyone can help the cause because they aren’t just fighting for women’s rights, but for human rights too. Every year, women show up to support and fight for the Women’s...

AP Gender

AP Gender

Katherine Huggins, Mirada Staff

June 4, 2018

While most classes attract a rather balanced mix of girls and boys, certain courses remain largely dominated by one gender. Here the worst offender is AP Computer Science, which is 80 percent male. “Ideally the class would be 50/50 boys to girls,” Grupp said. “But right now there is currently...

Cafeteria Jobs

Cafeteria Jobs

Emily Borg and Synia Thrower

May 4, 2018

High school is the time for many teens to start working and learn how to earn money. What better place to get your first job then at your own school? Rio Americano High School cafeteria offers work for students and pay at minimum wage which is currently $11. All high school grades are welcome t...

Rio Americano High School
California