Three Rio Mesa students qualify for next round of National Chemistry Olympiad

Students' headshots.

Geno Arthur, Samantha Pinsak, and Christal Greenlaw have qualified for the next round of the National Chemistry Olympiad. and are invited to take the National Exam at Westmont College on Saturday, April 21. Only 900- 1,000 students in the entire United States are chose to sit for the 3-part national exam. No more than two […]

Geno Arthur earns top cross country honors

Geno, headshot.

Senior Geno Arthur of Rio Mesa and Sophomore Sarah Baxter of Simi Valley High have been chosen as runners of the year by the Ventura County Cross Country Coaches Association.

Geno Athur tops Ventura County boys at State Meet

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Rio Mesa’s Geno Arthur had the best individual performance by a Ventura County boys runner, placing 11th in the Division 3 final in 15:43. (excerpt from VC Star Article) Congratulations to Geno Arthur placing 11th overall in the Division III State Meet. He finished with a 5k time of 15:43. A great way to end […]

Arthur, Baxter win county cross country titles

Geno, headshot.

Rio Mesa senior Geno Arthur won a closely contested boys varsity race in a time of 15:25. Arthur managed to pull away late from Nordhoff senior Gustavo Sanchez (15:35.35) and St. Bonaventure senior Anthony Allen (15:35.50). Baxter, Arthur win county cross country titles “It was just an honor to even race with these guys,” Arthur […]

Geno on the go

Boy is racing.

Jeff Wrout can’t say enough nice things about Geno Arthur, a senior on the Rio Mesa High boys’ cross country team. “He’s a great student. He’s a great kid,” said Wrout, who’s in his 19th season coaching the Spartans. “He’s the type of kid we don’t get to coach that often. Don’t get me wrong—we […]