Happy First Day of Fall!!!


    Club Rush will continue today and tomorrow.  Head over to the quad at lunch to explore over 40 clubs and sign up for your favorites.

    Just a reminder, we are out of water bottles-
    Please bring your own bottle to school and you can always refill at one of the water filling stations.

    Black Student Union meeting this Friday during lunch in Room P-5.

    Rio Americano congratulates the following 5 students on being named Semifinalists in the 2022 National Merit Scholarship Program.  These academically talented seniors have an opportunity to continue in the competition for National Merit Scholarships.  Please join us in congratulating Marina Demas, Isaac Goodman, Ajeeth Iyer, Sophia Newcomer, and Keshav Sreedharan.    Please also congratulate Dean Dudzik in being named a Commended Student in the 2022 National Merit Scholarship Program”


    Delicious pumpkin bread for sale- The Special Education ILS Program will sell pumpkin bread starting next Friday, October 1st, to help support their program.  A small loaf costs $3 and a slice is $.50.  Don't forget to come to Ms. Roderick’s classroom in E-2 on October 1st to grab your delicious snack! 


    Please join us for a Virtual College Night for the Class of 2022 October 6, 2021 at 6pm.  We will have a presentation with College Application Information and time for a Q & A with the Counselors.  Please visit the Rio Americano website under “Counseling” and click “Class of 2022” for Zoom log in information.


    Seniors, time is running out- Senior portrait yearbook deadline is coming soon. If you have not had Senior Portraits done and don't already have an appointment you can take advantage of the day off from school on October 8th to book at: billsmithphoto.com/rioamericano


    No football game this week so instead why not come out to Rio Cheer’s Pasta Night THIS Friday, September 24th, from 5:30-8:00 pm, in Rio’s courtyard.  Enjoy delicious pasta, salad, fresh bread, ice cream and complimentary beverages, all served by Rio Cheer and Song members.  Event tickets are $10.00 and can be purchased from any Rio cheerleader or you can purchase your ticket at the event.  Come out and support your Rio Cheer Team!!!


    Rio Raider Student Store is open- The student store is open on Wednesdays and Fridays during lunch.  The entrance to the store is in the senior hallway.  Please remember cash and check ONLY.


    Want to win a donut party???- Kicks for Keeps drive is happening now to October 7th!  Your 4th period class will have boxes/trash bags to collect gently used shoes of any kind. The winning class will get a donut party! There will be two other drives throughout the school year, so if you cannot donate this time, there will be plenty of other opportunities to do so. Thanks for your support!


    Rio Raiders: Please consider supporting the victims of the Caldor Fire. The Rio community has students and staff that have been affected by the fire, and any help we can give would be much appreciated!  Donations through the El Dorado Community Foundation will go directly to the families that have been displaced.  You can find out more information at www.eldoradocf.org



    Date                                       Sport                                                                                                                               Game Time

    9/23                                      Girls Freshmen, JV, and Varsity Volleyball Game vs Sac High @ Sac High                    4:00 5:00, 6:00

    9/23                                       Girls Tennis vs El Camino @ El Camino                                                                         3:30 pm

    9/23                                       Girls Golf vs Christian Brothers@ Bing Mahoney                                                            3:30 pm

    9/23                                        Boys Varsity Water Polo vs Mira Loma @ Mira Loma                                                      5:45 pm


    “The best way to solve a problem is to remove its cause.”

    -Martin Luther King, Jr., Civil Rights Leader