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Rider students affected by AP deadline change

Rider students affected by AP deadline change

Manasvi Reddy, Copy Editor

August 29, 2019

Rider students and faculty are conflicted by this year’s registration deadline change in Advanced Placement courses.  The College Board, a company that writes the curriculum and cumulative exams for AP courses, has moved the deadline from March to October for 2020 testers. This adjustment gives...

Out With the Old and in With the New

Out With the Old and in With the New

Manasvi Reddy, Reporter

February 27, 2018

What is GPA? Merriam-Webster defines it as the average obtained by dividing the total number of grade points earned by the total number of credits attempted. To some high school students, maintaining a high GPA is of utmost priority. A recent change in the way a student’s grade point average is calculated ...

Academic Adversities Of Athletes

Alexa Vincent, Reporter

April 2, 2014

On the ride home from her last basketball game, Erin Scruggs sits midway back on the dark bus. As she listens to music her mind meanders to the occasional splurge of car lights waning and waxing past the bus, distorted by the clammy windows. And while the excitement of the team’s most successful...

A Unique Mind

Ehtan Payton, Reporter

March 14, 2014

I’m sitting in class and I see the teacher’s marker glide across the whiteboard, and I can feel my body press against the hard plastic chair and I can smell the football player in front of me, and I am listening to my favorite band through my mp3 player, and all of the sudden I understand linear...

Floral Design Class Now In Bloom

Floral Design Class Now In Bloom

Megan Jones, Reporter

October 16, 2013

It’s fresh, it’s fragrant, it’s Floral Design. The class is taught by new Agricultural Sciences teacher Amber Perry who graduated from Tarleton State University and was part of the sorority Phi-Mu. Perry said she decided to become an agriculture teacher, because she had an outstanding...

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