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Staying in touch

Staying in touch

Sandra Le, Reporter

May 6, 2020

As social distancing continues, some Rider students have felt the effect of not seeing their friends for the past two months.  “I feel really isolated not being able to see my friends. I also just really appreciate school a lot more because of quarantine.” junior Isabel Murphy said, “ with...

Q/A with boys soccer head coach Dustin Holly

Dustin Holly is entering his third year coaching soccer at Rider.

Sandra Le, Reporter

January 10, 2020

With the soccer season just beginning, the Rider Chronicle sat down with head coach Dustin Holly for his insight behind their successful first couple weeks, including a championship at the Princeton Tournament.  Q: What have been the keys behind the good start of the season this year? A: We h...

Treats for your reindeer

All purchases were made by the Rider Chronicle Staff.

Staff

December 13, 2019

It’s finally the most wonderful time of the year again, and with the holiday season comes many sweets, new and old, that The Rider Chronicle staff could simply not resist. So for this Christmas spin on our favorite food sampling game, we set out to get a taste of winter. Ghirardelli Peppermint Bark Minis Pepper...

Q/A with head athletic trainer Coach Doley

Q/A with head athletic trainer Coach Doley

Meghan Helton, Reporter

November 5, 2019

Rider/Old High week is upon us. While Rider’s traditions are well known throughout the school, there are some who have never fully experienced the pride of being a Rider Raider. Coach Doley, head athletic trainer entering his 17th year on the job, made the switch from Wichita Falls High School (...

Into the Game

Emily Stolt is ready for her last playoff run with the Rider volleyball team.

Sandra Le, Reporter

November 5, 2019

Emily Stolt will reach several special milestones as a senior.  But one of her favorites happened in an Abilene Cooper gym last month. That’s when Stolt first stepped back onto the volleyball court after missing time with an ACL injury to her right knee.  “I just got thrown into it and pl...

Q/A with cross country standout Makenzi Renfro

Makenzi Renfro represented Rider at the regional cross country meet earlier this week.

Meghan Helton, Reporter

October 31, 2019

It’s only Makenzi Renfro’s second year running cross country, but she’s still leaving an impressive mark on the sport. Running just a few days ago as Rider’s only delegate at regionals, Renfro finished with a time of 22:26.2 minutes and did not make state.  After last week’s WFISD athletics luncheon...

A Series of Spooky Events

Maddie Nichols tries to crack the case during the first Murder Mystery event in Oct. 2018.

Manasvi Reddy, Copy Editor

October 22, 2019

With Halloween right around the corner, seasonal festivities are underway. Rider High School has several “spooky” events that will be hosted by numerous student organizations. Murder Mystery returns for the second year Last year, Nerd Club hosted its first Murder Mystery party in which participants ...

Guest Column: How can the student section improve?

Senior Peter Nguyen is the host of this year's pep rallies.

Peter Nguyen, Guest

October 17, 2019

Senior Peter Nguyen, the student council president shares his views on the student section and how to improve it in this guest column.  If you’ve ever attended one of football’s home games and stood in the student section, you’ll know how loud and proud we can get. By that, I mean we’re pretty q...

A Taste of Fall

Our Editor-in-Chief, Mandy Huynh, sponsored these purchases. Much to her dismay.

Staff

October 16, 2019

With autumn creeping around the corner, fall food favorites are beginning to appear on grocery store shelves. The Rider Chronicle staff set out to sample a variety of seasonal flavors.  Choceur Pumpkin Spice flavoured yogurt covered pretzels Imagine drinking a butter and cheese milkshake with a hint (TRUCK FULL) of salt and you’ll know exactly how these “pretze...

The recipe for an Ivy League application

Seniors Viet Tran and Damion Fisher have aspirations to attend Ivy League universities after graduating from high school.

Manasvi Reddy, Copy Editor

October 7, 2019

Receiving admission to a prestigious school in the U.S. is becoming increasingly rare. This is because, as the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported in 2017, two out of three high school graduates will continue their education at a university, much higher than data from decades ago. With the large...

A Peek Behind the Curtain

Aidan Neely (left) and Robert Holloway rehearse for the upcoming

Sandra Le, Reporter

October 3, 2019

After four years of performing in Rider’s lip sync, senior Carson Hollingsworth understands that each year is different.  Directors such as Hollingsworth and senior Jay Phillips have spent countless hours after school planning and choreographing their own different songs. This year, Hollingsworth...

Q/A with Defensive Lineman Ian Storey

Q/A with Defensive Lineman Ian Storey

Sandra Le, Reporter

September 27, 2019

Tonight will be a special one for many as it’s Senior Night for the Class of 2020’s JROTC, band, Raiderettes, color guard, cheerleaders and football. The Rider Chronicle is having a series of Q/As with the leaders of each organization this week.  Rider football’s defensive lineman Ian Storey sat down with Th...

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