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Rubins handmade beeswax sandwich pouches are a great alternative to plastic bags.

Tackling Plastic Pollution one Step at a Time

Tillie Rubin, Guest Writer April 16, 2021

I picked up a lot of plastic as part of my community service hours for the Civitas program at Rio Americano High School. So, I decided to do some research about our environment, make some small, but important...

Supporting Families with Food Insecurity through the Pandemic

Supporting Families with Food Insecurity through the Pandemic

Isabella (Isa) Searle, Mirada Staff February 28, 2021

When families already facing food insecurity are plagued with food allergies, finding a weeks worth of groceries is a formidable task. Senior Grace Montgomery has dedicated her Civitas senior project to...

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...

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