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Final Exam Schedule

Final Exam Schedule

November 29, 2017


Filed under News, Top Stories

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Opportunities Arise After JROTC Room Shifts

Opportunities Arise After JROTC Room Shifts

Chris Greenwood, Copy Editor

November 29, 2017


Filed under News

With the AG program being moved to the Career and Education Center (CEC), a new opportunity presented itself for another program at Rider High School, the Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps. While some may be confused about the move, junior Matthew Tuten is appreciative of it. “We would j...

Colors to Concrete

Colors to Concrete

Carson Lee, Section Editor/Reporter

September 12, 2017


Filed under Feature, News, Senior

Since freshman year, Senior Class Secretary Kelsey Gutierrez has loved the idea of painting her parking spot, and in August of 2017, after several months of conversation, it all became reality. Thanks to Gutierrez, Principal Dee Palmore and the rest of the senior class officers, seniors are able to d...

Your 2016-17 Lunch Report

Jacob H. Wooten, Reporter, Website Manager

February 1, 2017


Filed under Briefs, News, Rider Chronicle

Fifteen minutes is all it takes to put the eyes of a student into the view of an administrator. Fifteen minutes that WFISD cut from every high school’s lunch time in order to compensate for new state legislation. House Bill 2610 aims to give school districts more leeway with scheduling. “Sometime...

A ‘Major’ Change

A ‘Major’ Change

Chris Greenwood, Co-Chief Editor

February 1, 2017


Filed under Briefs, Feature, News, Rider Chronicle

Most days, Senior Army Instructor Robert Smith doesn't just step into his car and spend 20 minutes travelling to work. He spends about one and a half hours and crosses a state border to teach his classes. "I started getting information on JROTC about 2 years before my retirement and always, in some...

“Do it For Those Who Can’t”

“Do it For Those Who Can’t”

Jacob H. Wooten, Reporter, Website Manager

January 25, 2017


Filed under Featured Sports Story Carousel, News

Giving back is what the Rider Raiders were all about on September 17th, 2016 as they raised awareness about ALS by taking part in the annual Muscle Walk. Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or ALS, is a disorder involving the death of neurons that control voluntary muscles and causes many inabilities ...

Trump’s Triumph

Trump’s Triumph

Lydia Angel, Chloe Pak, Victoria Hitchcock, Co-editor and Chief, Reporter, Reporter

December 8, 2016


Filed under News, Opinion

The 2016 election is finished. Donald Trump is the elected president of the United States as of November 8th, 2016. Some students are happy about the results, and some are not.   “After watching the election, I went to sleep,” sophomore, Kallie Quintero said, “I knew Trump was going to win, so ...

New Voter Advise

New Voter Advise

Maria Gandy, Reporter/Illustrator

December 7, 2016


Filed under Advice Column, Feature, News

For many reasons this particular election is one like no other. A famous businessman with little political experience, but a headstrong boldness is going against the first female candidate who has political experience is going to make the competition fierce. Many veteran voters are rattled by the optio...

National Merit Awards

National Merit Awards

Chloe Pak, Reporter

December 7, 2016


Filed under Feature, News, Senior

Two hundred and twenty-three. The score that opened so many opportunities and brought justice to every second spent prepping. With this score came the title: National Merit Semi-finalist. Rider Senior Madison Carlston has spent hours of her time, years even, dedicated to preparing for the SAT. ...

Ballot Influence

Ballot Influence

Lydia Angel, Co-Editor/Reporter

November 9, 2016


Filed under Feature, News

Before heading to the polls, people are influenced in different ways as to how they will cast their ballot.

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Shooting Suspect Behind Bars

Shooting Suspect Behind Bars

Lydia Angel

September 7, 2016


Filed under News

A suspect is in custody after confessing to the murder of Lauren Landavazo. On Sunday afternoon just before 1:30p.m. the Wichita Falls Police Department responded to a suspicious persons call in the 4700 block of Southwest Parkway.  When they arrived they made a traffic stop on a vehicle matching Fri...

Police Still Searching for Shooting Suspect

Police Still Searching for Shooting Suspect

Lydia Angel, Editor

September 3, 2016


Filed under News

A suspect is on the loose in connection to a shooting that killed one junior high student and injured another. According to the Wichita Falls Police Department, it happened just after 3p.m. Friday.    WFPD said the shooting took place on the 5200 block of Kingston Drive and involved two McNeil Midd...

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