The Rider Chronicle

‘Gotta Train ‘em All’

‘Gotta Train ‘em All’

Makayla Schnaufer, Reporter

February 12, 2016


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Everyone watches as the players run up and down the field, kicking the ball into the goal. Then it happens. A player takes a penalty shot and rolls her ankle. That is when it’s senior Renee Lonon’s time to shine. As the player is moved off of the field, she is left in the hands of the varsity athletic...

Raider Of The Month: Februrary

Raider Of The Month: Februrary

Sierra Hodges, Reporter

February 12, 2016


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Freshman year: the only Thespian. Sophomore year: acting in everything she could. This year, junior: President of Drama Club with almost 200 Thespian points. When she heard her name announced for President she was speechless. “Tears. My reaction was tears,” she said. “I was so s...

Cosplay Material

Cosplay Material

Shelby Walter, Reporter

February 12, 2016


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Junior Amy Levy was sitting in front of a television when her cousin introduced her to the popular show “Inuyahsa.” “What’s that?” she asked. That question began a lifetime fascination with anime. Now she spends hours pressing down on the foot control and hearing the rattle of a sewing...

When I Grow Up….

When I Grow Up….

Brooke Inman, Reporter

December 18, 2015


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Most teens seem to get lost on the path of growing up, and often times figuring out how to achieve their dream careers is the most difficult part.

Raider of the Month: December

Raider of the Month: December

Sierra Hodges, Reporter

December 18, 2015


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  Brushing out her hair, she starts the two braids that hang down the side of her head. As she pulls on her costume and does her make-up, she prepares for the halftime show. She starts to sing the counts in her head, she goes through the motions silently. She gets off the bus and walks into...

Sharing Worlds

Sharing Worlds

Shannon Pyle, Co-Editor-In-Chief

December 17, 2015


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Junior graduates year early with older sister; both plan to attend medical school in the future

A Menorah Amongst Christmas Trees

A Menorah Amongst Christmas Trees

Makayla Schnaufer, Reporter

December 11, 2015


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Celia Horwitz gathers around the menorah with her family, lighting the first two candles on the first night of Hanukkah. For eight days her family will celebrate the Jewish holiday, also known as the festival of light. Hanukkah received its origin when a Jewish temple was destroyed, leaving the Hebrews...

Flipped Classrooms

Flipped Classrooms

Jared Bruner, Reporter

December 11, 2015


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He sits in the back, grading papers while the students collect data from their homemade fish tanks. AP Environmental Science teacher Joshua Nielsen teaches his classroom with the “flipped classroom” style.   Nielsen first heard about flipped classrooms five years ago and implemented it in hi...

Donation Time

Donation Time

Chris Greenwood, Reporter

December 11, 2015


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After requests from Hospice to bring attention to the tree of lights campaign this winter, PALS tried something new. PALS collect donations during lunch and 4th period classes. “Anyone can donate: teachers, students, anybody at all,” Brown said. “It doesn’t have to be in memory of someone...

Raider Of The Month: November

Raider Of The Month: November

Cortney Wood, Co-Editor-In-Chief

November 23, 2015


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It’s not that he doesn’t like talking; it’s that words aren’t enough for him. Words crowd what he tries to communicate and he can’t get across what he wants to say when he does talk, so he stays silent. Senior Levi Lamb goes through classes without saying a word unless directly spoken to, but in his head he has ideas and explanations and expressions. He doesn’t speak them. Instead, he plays them.

Palmore For The Day

Palmore For The Day

Sierra Hodges, Reporter

November 23, 2015


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6:30 a.m. He walks in the school 12 minutes late. Already behind on a job that never ends. For Principal Dee Palmore, that job is 12 months long. Days off don’t ever happen. Well, except that one time when his wife made him take off a week to celebrate their 25th wedding anniversary in Mex...

Why They Leave

Why They Leave

Jared Bruner, Reporter

November 21, 2015


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It’s 6:30 am, 2 hours before second period starts. Calculus teacher Lydia Coyle drops off her son for band’s zero hour. As she sits at her desk, a couple of students come in, asking for help. The students leave for first period, first period is her conference period. She goes to make copies f...

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