January 20-January 24, 2020 (No Block Schedule Week)
1/20 No School - Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
1/23 Annual Kiwanis/Wayne Reimers Jazz Festival from 5:00-9:00PM in the PAC
Wednesday, January 22, 2020
The deadline for parents to purchase a Diapers to Diploma ad in the yearbook has been extended to Friday, January 24th. To view samples and make an ad or to purchase a yearbook for $70 please visit yearbookordercenter.com, or visit the Finance Office. Prices go up Feb. 1st.
Seniors, stop by Mr. Gomes’ room (B-4) during lunch every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday beginning the second week of the second semester to get help with your FAFSA and Scholarships. FAFSA application have to be received by March 2,2020.
A friendly reminder for students and staff: Please keep your car doors and windows locked at all times. We don’t want anyone to be a victim of theft. If your car is broken in to or rummaged through, please see Vice Principal Dalton in the Admin Office.
Rio will host the annual Kiwanis/Wayne Reimers Jazz Festival on Thursday, January 23. Bands from across SJUSD and the region will perform in 3 venues in this educational, non-competitive event. It’s free and open to the public. Music will be played from 5:00-9:00PM in the PAC.
Attention Students: There will be a Hands-On FAFSA Workshop on February 6th from 6:00PM – 8:00PM in the Library. Please feel free to bring a laptop if you have one, but if you don’t, there will be some available for you to use.
Attention Students: If you need to request a transcript please see Ms. Smith in the counseling office to fill out a form. Or you can download it from the Rio Webpage under Quick Links.
“The Imaginary Invalid” by Moliere will be playing Wednesday, January 29th – Saturday February 1st @ 7:30PM in the Betty Miller Theater. Tickets will be $8 for students and $10 for adults and can be bought at the door or in the Finance Office. Hope to see you there.
Seniors and Parents, Grad Night Co-Chairs are finalizing the details for Grad Night 2020 at the new venue, Punch Bowl Social in downtown Sacramento. Rio Americano High School Class of 2020 Grad Night is a safe and sober celebration of your graduation from high school! It will be an awesome night filled with many fun and exciting activities including great music, dancing, bowling, arcade play, pool table, darts, photo booth, boxer bingo, hypnotist and everyone’s favorite cash cube! Plus, so much more, including delicious food! Grad Night is an opportunity to party one last time with all your classmates, so do not miss out on this amazing night! The event will start June 3rd, 2020 at 8:00 pm and end at 3:00 am June 4th. We have also added the convenience of being able to do all paperwork and payment online this year. For more details please click the link below for information, registration, consent form, and payment. If you have any questions, please contact Nicholas Richards (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Laura Lehrer (email@example.com). bit.ly/riograd2020
Seniors, there will be a Community College Seminar January 30th 7-8:30PM in the PAC.
Upcoming College Visits: Wednesday, January 22nd @ 9:15AM, University of Arizona & Friday, January 30th @ 8:30AM, University of Reno
Raiders! We are looking for parents to proctor AP Exams in May. If your parents are interested, the link to sign up is available on Rio’s home page.
The League of Women Voters and Rio Americano High School CIVITAS Academy Invite you to Attend Congressional District 7 Candidate Forum. This event will take place Tuesday, January 28th @ 5:30PM in the PAC. You will have the opportunity to meet & question Candidates for Congress: Jeff Burdick (D), Jon Ivy (R), Buzz Patterson (R), and Chris Richardson (Green Party)
Mission Ave. Open Elementary is starting a tutoring program after school, and they are looking for high school students to help out. This is a great opportunity for students interested in earning community service hours. If students are interested please stop by Counseling at break or lunch for more information.
Date Sport Opponent Location Gametime Early Dismissal Tuesday 1/21/20 Girls Soccer-Varsity Capital Christian Rio Americano 3:00PM 1:45PM Varsity Boys Soccer Capital Christian Capital Christian 6:00PM JV Gold Soccer-Boys Vista Del Lago Vista Del Lago 5:00PM Wednesday 1/22/20 Girls Basketball-Fr/JV/Varsity Del Campo Rio Americano 4:00/5:30/7:00PM 2:50PM-FR Thursday 1/23/20 Varsity/JV Gold Boys Soccer El Camino El Camino 5:30/7:00PM Varsity/JV Girls Wrestling Del Campo Rio Americano 6:00/7:00PM Girls Soccer-Varsity/JV Gold El Camino Rio Americano 3:00PM 1:45PM Friday 1/24/20 Boys Basketball-Fr/JV/Varsity Christian Brothers Christian Brothers 4/5:30/7:00PM Fr-2:30PM JV Green Soccer-Boys Mira Loma Rio Americano 3:00PM 1:45PM Girls Basketball-Fr/JV/Varsity Christian Brothers Rio Americano 4:00/5:30/7:00PM Fr-2:50PM Girls JV Green Soccer St. Francis Rio Americano 3:00PM 1:45PM Saturday 1/25/20 Girls Varsity Basketball Sac. Adventist Academy Sac. Adventist Academy 7:00PM
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~Pat Nixon, Former First Lady