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Analisa Alvarez

Q/A with senior drummer Analisa Alvarez

Meghan Helton, Reporter October 14, 2020

As senior night approaches, many Rider organizations will be preparing to make this a year to remember. Among them is the Pride of the Raiders marching band led in part by senior center snare drummer Analisa...

The Pride of the Raiders Band practices in the mornings before school starts.

Changing Keys

Band, choir adapt to new regulations
Sandra Le, Reporter September 2, 2020

Across the nation, teachers have been forced to adjust their classes to new social distancing policies in order to keep students safe. Some fine arts courses such as choir and band are having to adapt...

Cheerleaders performing during a November pep rally.

Tryouts go virtual during pandemic

Band, cheer, dance squads adapt to trying times
Meghan Helton, Reporter May 18, 2020

With Rider High School shut down because of COVID-19, extracurricular groups were forced to cease their activities altogether. However, Rider's marching band, cheerleaders and Raiderettes have found...

Freshman Brandon Harris practices over the summer, putting in hours of work.

Feel the beat

Deaf student participates in color guard
Mandy Huynh, Editor-in-Chief December 16, 2019

During football season, the sound of loud drums tapping in time can be heard from the practice field across the neighborhood. The loud boom of the metronome is overpowering when approaching the turf.  However,...

It’s the start of the end. As many senior lineup alphabetically, the Parra twins lined up to walk out together.

Senior Night in photos

Sheridan Allen, Reporter/Photographer October 9, 2019

A Night to Remember

A personal story from Senior Night
Mandy Huynh, Editor-in-Chief September 30, 2019

“Why am I more nervous about tonight than region?” Senior Ethan Hughes said. I could only smile and laugh nervously as I felt the exact same way. I was trembling inside that giant inflatable I’ve...

Lilly Studer enjoying one of her last pep rallies.

Q/A with Color Guard Captain Lilly Studer

Mandy Huynh, Editor-in-Chief September 25, 2019

Friday night 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...

Reili Schell has been playing the flute since she was 8 years old.

Q/A with Drum Major Reili Schell

Mandy Huynh, Editor-in-Chief September 24, 2019

Friday night will be a special one for many as it’s Senior Night for the Class of 2020’s JROTC, band, Raiderettes, colorguard, cheerleaders and football. The Rider Chronicle is having a series of Q/As...

After the event on August 3, 2019 in El Paso Texas, The PALS teacher, Marina King, had her students work on postcards to send to the survivors.

First Week in Photos

Sheridan Allen, Reporter/Photographer August 28, 2019

Alyeska Zamora

Q/A with Rider Band Director Loy Studer

Meghan Helton, Reporter August 26, 2019

With every new year comes new challenges. Loy Studer, the head director of the Pride of the Raiders Marching Band, is no stranger to this. Now entering his 14th year, The Rider Chronicle sat down with...

A Decade of Electronicas

A Decade of Electronicas

Meghan Helton, Reporter May 20, 2019

The stage darkens and the crowd quiets. Something moves in the black lights and luminescent faces emerge. They get in formation and the show begins. Every year Electronica has a theme and this performance...

A Union of Music

A Union of Music

Wind Ensemble and Varsity Orchestra Merge for Spring Concert
Meghan Helton, Reporter May 20, 2019

School is coming to a close and soon we’ll be welcoming the new year. To celebrate the end of this long nine months, the musical groups will perform their annual Spring Concerts. This year, however,...

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