Nizdil soaring to record-breaking heights at Rio Mesa

As a baby, Raegan Nizdil would sit on a blanket at track and field practices with a coloring book to keep her occupied.But the constant whirl of activity surrounding her often meant her crayons went untouched. Nizdil was always intrigued by one event in particular — the high jump. She watched as competitors tried to […]

Rio Mesa delivers upset to #1 ranked team

Basketball team is posing for photo.

Coach Tim Murray, Assistant Coach Joe Mollica and Rio Mesa Girl’s Basketball have cause to celebrate after a thrilling 49-47 overtime victory over #1 ranked West Torrance High School in the CIF 3AAA semi-final game on Saturday, February 25th. This is the first time Rio Mesa has had a basketball team, boys or girls, advance […]

OUHSD & Rotary Club Hold 27th Career Fair

Oxnard Union High School District Logo.

Close to 1,000 students from the Oxnard Union High School District’s six comprehensive and two alternative schools will learn about jobs and careers in Ventura County at the OUHSD’s 27th annual Career Fair on Wednesday, March 7, 2012. The event, the largest high school career fair in Ventura County, is co-sponsored by the Rotary Club […]

Spartan teachers donate their Saturday to Science

Rio Mesa High School Logo.

Saturday, February 25, three teachers from Rio Mesa High School, Corene Duarte, Lorraine Wood-Newberry, and Rano Sidhu travelled to UCLA on their own time, to attend a California Nano Science Institute workshop on the uses of Nanowires and conductive plastics. The participants learned about the current developments in the cutting edge field of conductive plastics, […]

Science expo kindles student interest

Science project.

More than 700 Central California middle and high school MESA students were energized about math and science during a science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) expo last fall. The full day of activities included NASA robotics, the science behind motors and airplanes, presentations from a Smithsonian conservation biologist and sea animal demonstrations. The expo, held […]