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Rising Spring Athlete

Savannah Landaverde, Writer March 3, 2023

Rio Mesa is lucky to have an ambitious student with improved potential throughout her athletic career. Lena Stephenson is a striving athlete with many goals that she surpasses. She balances her physique...

Wellness Center Valentine’s Day Pop Up

Savannah Landaverde, Writer March 1, 2023

Rio Mesa has never seen so many roses and balloons on campus. Students dressed in the theme of the holiday wearing white, red, and pink colors. Rio Mesa wellness peers began to set up for their Valentine’s...

Welcoming the Class of 2027

Kristin Rosenmund, Administrator February 15, 2023

Most current Spartans remember the first time they stepped on the Rio Mesa campus.  Whether that was for an older siblings sporting game or on campus event, for many, their first time walking around Rio...

Forever Found Hygiene Drive

Kristin Rosenmund, Administrator February 7, 2023

According to the U.S Department of State, around 14,500 to 17,500 people experience human trafficking each year in the United States.  For many victims, it can be incredibly hard to recover from this...

She’s All That is All That!

Kristin Rosenmund, Administrator January 30, 2023

A full production in a school cafeteria seems unheard of, but the Rio Mesa Drama Program was able to fulfill this and exceed expectations!  Choosing a play that is not too overdone but also has a number...

Graduating Seniors History Trip: 4,484 Miles Away

Kristin Rosenmund, Administrator January 20, 2023

Travelling to a whole different country with friends is typically something you only see in the movies.  However, this year’s graduating seniors will get to experience this opportunity this summer,...

Overcoming the Stress of Finals

Kristin Rosenmund, Administrator December 20, 2022

While most students at Rio Mesa in the past have used their winter break to tackle on all their missing assignments and prepare for the finals, that isn't the case this year!  Finals will go from December...

Warming Up for Winter Sports

Savannah Landaverde, Writer December 16, 2022

Rio Mesa now enters its winter sports season! Returnees get back in shape to make a comeback or our new student-athletes get ready for tryouts. The excitement builds as they prepare for competitive matches...

Key Club Fall Rally

Kristin Rosenmund, Administrator December 9, 2022

Arriving at school at 6:00 AM on a Saturday of the Veteran’s Day weekend doesn’t seem like anything a student would voluntarily sign up for. The Rio Mesa Key Club proved that statement wrong when they...

Seniors Grand Canyon University Trip

Kristin Rosenmund, Administrator November 28, 2022

  Imagine having to spend four years of your life in a place you've never visited.  You just show up one day and make the most of what you're given.  For many students all around the world, they...

Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Fundraiser

Kristin Rosenmund, Administrator November 16, 2022

Two clubs teaming up for one common goal.   That is what the Caring Closet Club and the Mental Health and Suicide Awareness Club has done to start their Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Fundraiser that...

Dia De Los Muertos Celebration

Kristin Rosenmund, Administrator November 9, 2022

For many people who are not involved in Mexican culture, they see the days after Halloween as a day to recover from the previous night's sugar rush of candy, trick or treating, and dressing up.  For...

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