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When the Lights Go Down

When the Lights Go Down

April 6, 2018

The time of year when girls go on shopping sprees and boys do whatever it takes for a special someone to say yes to the perfect prom proposal has arrived. On Saturday, April 7, from 8:00 pm to 11:00 pm, prom will be taking place at the Field House. Head of the prom committee, teacher Marina King ha...

Ready or Not

Ready or Not

Victoria Hitchcock, Section Editor

January 22, 2018

First semester ends, the countdown begins. Graduation is only four months away, and talk of graduating brings about nervous, yet excited conversations of what is to come. However, senior Muzzamil Nadeem feels more than ready for college. Nadeem plans on attending University of North Texas or Midwestern St...

A Note Above the Rest

A Note Above the Rest

Carson Lee, Editor-In-Chief

January 22, 2018

The anticipation had risen, it was time to see if he would measure up. He had spent the last eight months preparing for this moment, and it all came down to this one audition. Then it was a waiting game. After auditioning earlier in the day, Junior Austin Taack sat among some of the best high school...

Tips to Test

Tips to Test

Carson Lee, Editor-In-Chief

January 10, 2018

Everyone told her she should’ve taken it sooner. She had been calm and prepared, ready to ace the test and watch the scholarships appear. Then she entered the testing room. It was a large, slightly dim classroom labeled “101A,” with the testing venue “Midwestern State Univ.” written...

Know the Risk

Know the Risk

Autumn Kreisler, Reporter

February 4, 2017

High School parties could be fun or dangerous. Some may just be with friends, chips, and sodas. Others may have illegal drinking and or illegal drug use. Most teens trying weed or alcohol for the first time aren’t aware of the affects it has on their body. According to TeenRehabCenter.org, teen a...

Your 2016-17 Lunch Report

Jacob H. Wooten, Reporter, Website Manager

February 1, 2017

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

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...

From Text to Script: Excitement or Fear?

From Text to Script: Excitement or Fear?

Dei Seamans

January 30, 2017

It’s no secret that many of the most popular book series have been brought to life on the big screen. However, it would be a lie to say that all of these movie adaptations shared their paper counterparts’ popularity. A prime example would be the Percy Jackson and the Olympians series. The books...

Battle of the Arts 3 : Applied vs Performing

Battle of the Arts 3 : Applied vs Performing

Jacob H. Wooten, Reporter, Website Manager

January 27, 2017

This is for scientific purposes. Not research. Lol.

Battle of the Arts 2 : Fine vs Performing

Battle of the Arts 2 : Fine vs Performing

Jacob H. Wooten, Reporter, Website Manager

January 27, 2017

Performing is typically an art believed to be just an art rather than Fine Art. In reality, performing makes up its own art form which is the third art category that Battle of the Arts will observe. Performing Art is debatably the only art category that can put up a challenge to the music side of Fine Arts ...

Battle of the Arts 1 : Fine vs Applied

Battle of the Arts 1 : Fine vs Applied

Jacob H. Wooten, Reporter, Website Manager

January 27, 2017

Everywhere you look, there is art. The difference between visually hidden and apparent ideas within art drive two conflicting methods of application and expression by interpretation of onlookers. Battle of the Arts will be an observation of the art forms that cultivate today’s society, projected through t...

A Dry Dilemma

A Dry Dilemma

Madie Hill, Reporter

October 13, 2014

The drought. The dilemma everyone has heard of. The one thing that has impacted quite a few people in the Wichita Falls area, and in the Rider community, has been the drought. Senior Kelise Cunnignham’s family has been affected by the drought. Her family had to sell half of their cattle, and move...

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