All Students:


    NEW Sports startup date- The following sports have been approved to begin conditioning:

    • Boys Basketball- 4/12
    • Girls Basketball- 4/12
    • Girls Volleyball- 4/12
    • Boys Volleyball- 4/12
    • Track and Field- 4/7
    • Swim and Dive- 4/19
    • Boys Tennis- 4/9
    • Boys Golf- 4/9

    Once the district has confirmed the reopening of indoor sports, a testing schedule will be created for each program. Indoor sports are anticipated to be Covid tested twice a week.  If you have questions, please contact Malaya Cabrera, RAHS Athletic Director, malaya.cabrera@sanjuan.edu.

    April Student Store Hours- Student Government is happy to announce that we will be holding the student store open on Monday, April 12th and Friday, April 23rd from 10:45am-11:15am.  The student store is located in the C wing hallway and the door is clearly marked. Based on interest we will be adding dates from here.  Please remember currently we only accept cash or check.  Questions should be emailed to carley.nava@sanjuan.edu.

    Also- we still have some class shirts for sale.  Information will be coming soon regarding how and where each class will be selling these.

    Cal Poly Information Night- Cal Poly is hosting information nights for SJUSD students and families. Their goal is to be interactive and generate excitement around higher education!  Please click here for the Zoom meetings information on Tuesday, April 20th for 8th and 9th grade students, and click here for the Zoom meeting information on Thursday, April 22nd for 10th and 11th grade students.

    Nutrition Services- Nutrition Services is providing Hot Lunch and a Breakfast for the following day every day from 10:45 – 11:15 am. The meals are free of charge and can be picked up at the Border and Asian Express windows at dismissal.

    Counseling Appointments- If you need an appointment with your counselor, do not come in during passing breaks to the Counseling Office.  You can visit the Counseling Office to schedule an appointment after school only, or by emailing Ms. Dubble at mary.dubble@sanjuan.edu.

    Looking for a summer job???- Interested in having fun this summer while also making money?  San Juan Unified is holding Camp Invention from June 21st from July 16th (no work on July 4th).  Interns work alongside Camp Invention teachers, preparing science projects, playing literacy games, and acting as role models.  You will be working at various elementary schools such as Arcade, Del Paso Manor, Dyer Kelly, Grand Oaks, Greer, Kingswood, Starr King, Whitney, and Will Rogers.  Click here for additional information.  To apply, please complete the application that is attached here.  Please email stephanie.king@sanjuan.edu the completed application or if you have any further questions.

    Book room hours- The book room will be open Monday through Friday from 7:30 am to 12:00 pm.  For questions email rebecca.edgar@sanjuan.edu.

    Work and Parking Permit- Please email Ms. Mendoza at teresa.mendoza@sanjuan.edu and she can email you a work and/or parking permit application. Permit pick up times are Monday through Friday from 7:00 am to 12:00 pm in the Administration Office at Rio.

    Hours for the Finance Office- Ms. Pucci is available Monday through Friday from 7:00 am to 3:30 pm.  For questions email stacy.pucci@sanjuan.edu.


    Class of 2021:


    Graduation Speeches- Attention any graduating senior interested in auditioning to give a speech at your 2021 Graduation.  There are two speeches given at graduation by a graduating senior,  The Student Welcome Address and the Student Commencement Address.  If you are interested in auditioning for either of these speeches, please click here for information on dates.

    Seniors- Going to college or vocational school in the Fall? Want an extra $500? The Rio PTSA is awarding up to 8 Rio Seniors with $500 scholarships.  Click here for additional information on this scholarship and to apply click here for the application.  Deadline to apply is April 16, 2021.  When applying, students need to be a member of PTSA, have a GPA of 2.5 or better and receive no less than a B in citizenship.  Not a PTSA member? Join today at https://jointotem.com/ca/sacramento/rio-americano-high-school-ptsa

    New Scholarships just added- Seniors, please be sure to check-out the scholarships listed on Rio's website and Naviance. There are lots of new scholarships added and the due dates are approaching quickly. https://www.sanjuan.edu/Domain/7283

    College Zoom Presentations - Are you still undecided on what college you want to attend?  Log into your Naviance to see the list of upcoming college virtual zoom presentations.  If you have any questions about college visits or how to sign up, please email Ms. Dubble at mary.dubble@sanjuan.edu.


    Learning Assistance:


    Technology Help for Students- A new student technology support website is now available for students and families to receive technology help.  Please click here to learn more about the website! 

    Tutoring schedule- For the weeks of April 5th through April 26th.  Visit the Tutoring page under the Counseling section of Rio’s website for schedules and Zoom links.

    Technology issues? Please email support@sanjuan.edu to obtain technology support.  If you need a Chromebook, please contact Ms. Dunn at kristine.dunn@sanjuan.edu or 916-971-7499. 

    Need help with your research, homework and other tips to support virtual learning? Visit our awesome Rio library page for library hours and the many resources waiting for you!  The librarian is also available via email at laura.fierro@sanjuan.edu to support you during distance learning.




    NEW time for Yoga Club Tuesday, April 13th, from 3:15-4:00, for a FREE mindfulness/yoga class via Zoom.  No prior experience is necessary!  Everyone is welcome.  Just have a yoga/exercise mat and a quiet space in your house or backyard to connect to our Zoom meeting.  Contact Meghan Wilson at meghan.wilson@sanjuan.edu for the Zoom information.




    Thinking about nominating someone to receive the Rio student or staff recognition award for April?  Student government is looking to recognize some of the great people we have at Rio.  Take a moment to nominate someone to receive one of Rio’s monthly student and staff recognition awards by clicking on the links below:


    Staff Recognition Link        Student Recognition Link