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Political Position

Political Position

Mandy Huynh, Reporter

March 7, 2019

1500 miles away from his family, junior Travis Christoff stood in Washington D.C as a page for the senator when President Donald Trump walked over to him to chat. “The President talked to us for a little bit, he said ‘Y’all are doing a great job, I wish I had your job’, and it was really coo...

A New Face on Campus

A New Face on Campus

Mandy Huynh, Reporter

February 22, 2019

Our newest assistant principal, Amanda Mann chose to make the move here when she got some advice about her life from a friend. “One of them said we should make the life we want to live.  So, I decided I wanted to live here with my friends, so I moved in July,” she said. “The job for Rider came...

Students Connect Through Innovative New Program

Students Connect Through Innovative New Program

Mandy Huynh and Sheridan Allen

October 22, 2018

AP Capstone is a two year program that’s only offered at 1500 hundred schools in the U.S. Currently, Rider is the only school offering it in the whole district. The first year of the program is called AP seminar, which 26 students are currently enrolled. They learn how to identify credible sources an...

Blueprints To Classroom Success

Jansen Roulliard, Reporter

April 2, 2014

Freshman Hailey Harrison dodges the bulging backpack of the student in front of her and hurries to her next class. Weaving in and out of slow-moving students like a skilled veteran, she has become used to the daily routine of swerving through the hallways. Harrison catches bits of conversations...

Education Crisis: Professors say students unprepared

Education Crisis: Professors say students unprepared

November 7, 2011

The decline of US education is a major topic of debate and conversation among politicians, students and citizens alike. Professors say the issues come from multiple sources. Statistics From Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) 2009 Performance of US 15-Year-Old students shows the US...

Kenyan Student Says Education Systems Different

Sheby Ross

March 4, 2010

This was it. After being in the US for a few short weeks, the first day of the new semester was here. Nervousness and excitement built up—this was a nightmare in his eyes. "Life in the US is a little bit fast paced whereas in Kenya life is laid back," freshman Brian Kiarie who moved here from...

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