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Rider reacts to $276.4 million bond passing

Rider High School will close down at the end of the 2023-24 school year.
November 7, 2020

Proposition A of WFISD’s school bond officially passed on Thursday evening upon the finalization of election results.  The proposal to construct two new high schools narrowly passed, receiving 14,538...

Rider pulls off virtual pep rally during rivalry week

This year's Mum Day pep rally will have a different feel as it will be a virtual one.
October 23, 2020

Despite uncertainties earlier this week about what Rider vs. Old High would entail amid coronavirus concerns, the Mum Day pep rally is still on. However, the traditional pep rally experience will be different...

Everything you need to know about the WFISD School Bond

The Wichita Falls ISD is wanting to build two new high schools in this bond.
Seniors react to district's proposition to build new schools
October 21, 2020

Early voting is underway, and among candidates contesting for presidency, city mayorship and the county commissioner are Wichita Falls Independent School District’s [WFISD] Propositions A and B to build...

Rider-Old High football matchup coming a month early

Dominique Horton and the Rider Raiders will play Wichita Falls High School on Oct. 23 instead of a month later as originally scheduled.
October 12, 2020

Rider's rivalry football game against Wichita Falls High School is now coming a month early. In fear of the future need to reschedule games, the District 3-5A Executive Committee voted to move the Rider-Old...

Q/A with virtual students returning to school

Q/A with virtual students returning to school
October 9, 2020

Dozens of Rider students recently stepped into the high school for the first time in 2020-21 as they made the transition from remote to face-to-face learning.  The Rider Chronicle found and selected...

Rider Custodians, Cafeteria Workers face COVID-related changes

Rider Custodians, Cafeteria Workers face COVID-related changes
Custodians and cafeteria workers on campus face altered sanitation protocols and safety procedures to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
September 28, 2020

Clementina Porras has been sweeping the same hallways at Rider High School for the past 20-plus years.  This year, due to the pandemic, Porras’s routine is more strict as she’s responsible for...

Dozens of students changing learning environment

Choir students practice social distancing in class
September 24, 2020

As the first six weeks of school draw to a close, several Wichita Falls Independent School District families have opted for their students to change instructional methods beginning this Monday. About...

Seven tricks for efficient remote learning

Seven tricks for efficient remote learning
September 9, 2020

The first three weeks of school have come and gone, and there are several lessons to be learned for those in online classrooms. Here are seven tips for remote learners on how to maximize a virtual learning...

5 ways COVID-19 has changed college admissions for ’21

Midwestern State University
September 1, 2020

Similar to many other aspects of today’s world, the college admissions process has been disturbed by the spread of the coronavirus around the country. From changing standardized testing requirements...

Meet The Rider Chronicle Staff

Meet The Rider Chronicle Staff
August 31, 2020

The Rider Chronicle's staff has grown to seven members for this school year. Their goal is to work together to share the latest news, sports, trends and current events on campus with their readers. Introducing...

The Reality of Remote Learning

Mr. Byas checks in with his virtual students during English class this week.
August 27, 2020

For many students, the first day of school is an exciting ordeal. However, for almost 30 percent of the Rider student body, the beginning of this school year didn’t have many of the same thrills. In...

First Rider Student Tests Positive for COVID-19

First Rider Student Tests Positive for COVID-19
August 26, 2020

Wichita Falls Independent School District (WFISD) confirmed its second case of coronavirus in a press release on Wednesday night. The statement revealed that the student attended both Rider and the Career...

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