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Single Pringles on Valentine’s Day

Single Pringles on Valentine’s Day

Treat yourself because you deserve it
Meghan Helton, Copy Editor February 12, 2021

Valentine’s Day is on the horizon, a pink and red reminder of what us singles are lacking. But consider this for a moment: instead of worrying about why you’re not in a relationship, take a day to...

Academic meet goes virtual

Academic meet goes virtual

Manasvi Reddy, Editor-In-Chief January 28, 2021

Calculator keys were still punched and captivating speeches were still delivered last week, but Rider students competing in the first University Interscholastic League (UIL) competition didn’t leave...

Bristow Squared

Bristow Squared

Meghan Helton, Copy Editor January 28, 2021

“Bristow.” This name became known throughout the halls of Rider after Jalynn Bristow led Lady Raiders basketball all the way to the regional tournament last year. Now the name has been reintroduced...

Dr. Cody Blair is entering the spring semester optimistically despite local COVID-19 struggles.

Blair optimistic about spring semester at Rider

Sidney Lott, Staff Writer January 26, 2021

Dr. Cody Blair thought last semester ended on a positive note, and the Rider principal is encouraged by what’s in store for the spring.  More than 150 students returned to campus after a district-wide...

Aubrey Glidewell is one of the top players for the Rider girls soccer team in 2020-21.

Q/A with girls soccer coach Carl Wiersema

Sandra Le, Reporter January 8, 2021

After their previous season was cut short, the Rider girls soccer team has returned to the fields with high hopes for this year. The Rider Chronicle spoke with the longtime girls head coach Carl Wiersema...

Senior Arman Persaud thanks the crowd after being named Mr. Raider 2020 at the Canyon Randall football game on Nov. 20.

A twist on tradition

Reflecting on altered homecoming festivities
Manasvi Reddy, Editor-In-Chief December 14, 2020

As the beginning of the 2020-21 school year approached and local coronavirus cases continued to rise, senior class sponsor Alisha Crouch was fearful that age-old Rider traditions would be called off entirely.  “I...

MSU-Burns Fantasy of Lights are up at MSU.

Home for the holidays

5 places to visit during Christmas break
Meghan Helton, Copy Editor December 11, 2020

With cold weather finally settling in and the Thanksgiving holiday having passed, there is an unmistakable anticipation in the air. As Christmas break approaches, the COVID-19 restrictions will be making...

Q/A with Rider students recently recovered from COVID-19

Q/A with Rider students recently recovered from COVID-19

Sandra Le, Reporter October 30, 2020

It’s no secret that Rider students have contracted COVID-19 since the reopening of schools as more than 20 students and staff have come down with the virus. As the cases hit an all-time high across parts...

This year's Mum Day pep rally will have a different feel as it will be a virtual one.

Rider pulls off virtual pep rally during rivalry week

Sidney Lott, Staff writer October 23, 2020

Despite uncertainties earlier this week about what Rider vs. Old High would entail amid coronavirus concerns, the Mum Day pep rally is still on. However, the traditional pep rally experience will be different...

Stacie Martin standing in front of the No. 1 sign in the back of her classroom.

Martin: Nothing beats Rider-Old High week

Stacie Martin, Guest Columnist October 21, 2020

While I am certain that every school in the state of Texas has an arch-rival that it meets yearly and that school celebrates a homecoming of epic proportion, I cannot imagine that any of those celebrations...

Dominique Horton and the Rider Raiders will play Wichita Falls High School on Oct. 23 instead of a month later as originally scheduled.

Rider-Old High football matchup coming a month early

Manasvi Reddy, Editor-In-Chief October 12, 2020

Rider's rivalry football game against Wichita Falls High School is now coming a month early. In fear of the future need to reschedule games, the District 3-5A Executive Committee voted to move the Rider-Old...

Q/A with virtual students returning to school

Q/A with virtual students returning to school

Meghan Helton, Copy Editor October 9, 2020

Dozens of Rider students recently stepped into the high school for the first time in 2020-21 as they made the transition from remote to face-to-face learning.  The Rider Chronicle found and selected...

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