The Rider Chronicle

‘It’s an Adventure’

‘It’s an Adventure’

Carson Lee, Editor-In-Chief

January 31, 2019


Filed under Feature, Top Stories

It’s countless hours of learning the music, perfecting every note, tidying up dynamics, and everything in between. It’s countless hours of sight reading for the later rounds. It’s countless hours of sitting at schools around the state, waiting to perform. Each stage eliminates some participants, e...

A Note Above the Rest

A Note Above the Rest

Carson Lee, Editor-In-Chief

January 22, 2018


Filed under Feature, Rider Chronicle, Top Stories

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...

Teacher Today, DJ Tomorrow

Teacher Today, DJ Tomorrow

Jared Bruner, Reporter

September 25, 2015


Filed under Feature

Lights flashing. Speakers thumping. The room is filled with people dancing. Dancing to the music chosen by the DJ. This is what Choir Director Jason Mayfield does as a living. Alongside his job as choir director, Mayfield and his wife Laura Mayfield own a DJ/Events business called Mayfield...

Choir: A Raider Tradition

December 18, 2014


Filed under Video

Mrs. Bacus Takes A Bow

Erica Klenk

May 21, 2010


Filed under Feature

She stands at the front of the choir with her familiar warm smile and positive attitude towards her many students. As they sing the last note she puts her baton down and turns to the audience to take her final bow. The students tear up, and they clap for her. Choir director Karen Bacus plans to retire...

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