Oct 282014
 
Film to tell story of Joe Chairez: RCHS grad, cop & organ donor

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — OCT 15, 2014 – A local team is working on a documentary about River City High School graduate Joe Chairez. According to the school’s web page, in 2000 Chairez was “living his dream” and nearing the end of his field training as a Sacramento police officer when he collapsed after he [...]

Oct 262014
 
RCHS band wins some medals

NEWS-LEDGER — OCT 22, 2014 – From Heather Wright On Oct. 11, the River City High School Band joined twenty-two other schools from locations as far away as Chowchilla, Concord, and Merced to compete in the Franklin High School Invitational Band Review in Elk Grove. Young musicians and their teachers, parents, and supporters took over [...]

Oct 082014
 
Rites of passage: homecoming at RCHS

NEWS-LEDGER — OCT 8, 2014 – By Danny Thirakul River City High School Senior The excitement at River City High School could be heard for miles around on Friday, Sept. 26, as the Raiders kicked off their Homecoming weekend with a spirit rally. Even the varsity football team’s defeat to Pioneer (42-20) couldn’t dampen student [...]

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 [...]