The Rider Chronicle

Advisory changes made to help students to succeed

Lauren Love

October 6, 2011

In an effort to help improve grades and help keep students from skipping, changes have been made to freshman and sophomore advisories. Administrators say this year’s changes to advisory, including no advisory on Friday mornings, videos and not being able to leave the class are hopefully going to improve...

Advisory Seen as Success

Jordan Campagna

May 21, 2010

With a year to test out the advisory period, students, teachers, and administrators feel it has been a beneficial addition to the schedule. "Advisory was multipurpose: give students an opportunity to make-up missed work and to help students who struggle with TAKS," vice principal Synthia Kirby said....

Rider Adopts New Schedule

Branden Robinson

October 8, 2009

The new year started off with a new schedule including four minutes between classes and a 29-minute advisory period. Some students have found it difficult to get to their classes with the 1-minute shortened passing time. "It doesn't make much of a difference," senior Alan Snyder said. "[Although,]...

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