Rio Americano High School


Bus Blunder Forces Quick End To Rio Americano Senior Trip

Students say their once-in-a-lifetime trip was canceled because of a bus company.


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Missing Rio Americano High School Student Considered At-Risk Found Safe

Authorities are asking for help in finding a missing teen considered at-risk.



Rio Americano High School On High Alert After Threats

Sheriff’s deputies are making their presence known at Rio Americano High School, parking cars right in front of campus.


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Parents Worried After Warning Threatens School Shooting At Rio Americano High

School staff and sheriff’s officials say that threat was located on Friday in a school bathroom. Scrawled on a wall, the note said that school would be shot up on Oct. 22. Another note found later said that threat had been moved up to Tuesday.


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California Schools Program Would Push Students Toward Civics, Serving Community After Graduation

California educators unveiled a new curriculum that focuses on more than test scores and grades, and pushes students to get involved in their communities after high school.


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Rio Americano High School Senior Organizes Health Care Registration Event

There are thousands of people still without health care coverage in Sacramento County, but some families were able to sign up thanks to one high school student.


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Rio Americano Seniors Reinstated, Play First Football Game With New Coach

Rio Americano High School suspended the players for a full game, but they were back on the sidelines and back in the game Friday night.


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UPDATE: Rio Americano Football Coach Removed, Players Reinstated

The varsity football coach at Rio Americano High School has been removed from his position along with two of his assistants after a standoff with seniors on the team who quit in an act of solidarity.


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Rio Americano Seniors Quit In Show Of Support For Teammate

A rift on the Rio Americano High School football team is turning into a lesson in character and commitment.