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Academic meet goes virtual

Academic meet goes virtual

Manasvi Reddy, Editor-In-Chief January 28, 2021

Calculator keys were still punched and captivating speeches were still delivered last week, but Rider students competing in the first University Interscholastic League (UIL) competition didn’t leave...

Senior Arman Persaud thanks the crowd after being named Mr. Raider 2020 at the Canyon Randall football game on Nov. 20.

A twist on tradition

Reflecting on altered homecoming festivities
Manasvi Reddy, Editor-In-Chief December 14, 2020

As the beginning of the 2020-21 school year approached and local coronavirus cases continued to rise, senior class sponsor Alisha Crouch was fearful that age-old Rider traditions would be called off entirely.  “I...

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

Rider reacts to $276.4 million bond passing

Manasvi Reddy, Editor-In-Chief 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...

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

Rider pulls off virtual pep rally during rivalry week

Sidney Lott, Staff writer 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...

The Wichita Falls ISD is wanting to build two new high schools in this bond.

Everything you need to know about the WFISD School Bond

Seniors react to district's proposition to build new schools
Manasvi Reddy, Editor-In-Chief 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...

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

Rider-Old High football matchup coming a month early

Manasvi Reddy, Editor-In-Chief 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

Meghan Helton, Copy Editor 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.
Sidney Lott, Reporter 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...

Choir students practice social distancing in class

Dozens of students changing learning environment

Manasvi Reddy, Editor-In-Chief 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

Manasvi Reddy, Editor-In-Chief 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...

Midwestern State University

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

Manasvi Reddy, Editor-In-Chief 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

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...

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