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Rio Alumni Serve on Front Lines of COVID Crisis

Elizabeth Merklin, ‘21Senior at RioSanta Rosa, CA Right now, we are volunteering at the vaccine clinic on Saturdays because that is when I have time. Even though it is the Sabbath, I feel blessed and happy to help others in any way I can I love getting the experience and building relationships too. I help […]

COVID-19 Safety Plan

Based on guidelines from our county (Sonoma) and state (California), we have outlined the steps that Rio Lindo Adventist Academy is taking to ensure the health and safety of our students and staff this school year. This reopening plan has been approved by our school district superintendent (Northern CA Conference) and the RLAA school board. We are currently optimistic and […]

Feeding Hearts & Bellies

Throughout the year, our students help others in need throughout their communities. One of our goals as a school is for our students to lead lives of service. Jeicira, a junior, did just this over our winter break with her mom. “My mom and I love helping people out at all times, and since COVID […]

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Rio Hosts Virtual Parent Weekend

Each year, Rio hosts a memorable on-campus event to celebrate students’ accomplishments so far in the year and give thanks back to God and families for their support. Although this year’s circumstances did not allow for large group events, Rio still held an online Parent Weekend of celebration, praise, and thanksgiving through testimonies, performances, and […]

Rio’s Reopening Preparation

We have been busy at Rio preparing for school to resume in person. We believe that by following all precautions in our reopening plan, we can mitigate risks and safely welcome students back to campus. (Of course we are continually monitoring current conditions and guidelines and will update all families if anything changes.) Ways Rio […]

UN Day of the Girl

This week, the United Nations celebrated the International Day of the Girl. This special day was created to celebrate young women and their need for education, leadership and empowerment. We are joining with this effort and sharing stories that highlight “inspiring adolescent girls or girl-led organizations who are developing innovative solutions or leading efforts towards […]

Rio Parent Blog

As a parent of my first child attending Rio Lindo Adventist Academy, I am delighted to say that we feel it was the best decision for our child. Her enthusiasm and personal development since the beginning of the school year have been beautiful to watch. But this year has not been without its emotional challenges. […]