Sep 082014
 
RCHS music director tries to pick up tempo; believes music has value to education, development

NEWS-LEDGER — SEPT 3, 2014 – From Heather Wright News-Ledger Correspondent Anthony Marvelli is chair of the Visual and Performing Arts (VAPA) Department at River City High School, a professional brass player with area band “Joy and Madness,” and a mentor. As a performer, he and his band combine sounds of soul, funk, and salsa [...]

Jun 122014
 
High school graduation time: both over-rated and fondly recalled

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — JUNE 4, 2014 – Another high school graduation week is upon us. Seventeen and eighteen-year old students all over the nation will be marching down their respective aisles, having endured weeks of practicing and hearing “Pomp and Circumstance” being played over and over again by young bands not always gentle on [...]

Apr 142014
 
RCHS Raiders take to the big ballpark

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — APRIL 9, 2014 – By Austin Miller River City High School Journalism Class “It felt amazing. The atmosphere was unbelievable.” said team captain, senior shortstop Alex Dodd. He and his River City High School baseball team had just finished playing a game under the lights of Raley Field, home of the [...]