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Glidewell emerges as potent goalscorer

Glidewell emerges as potent goalscorer

Sidney Lott, Staff Writer April 1, 2021

Sophomore Aubrey Glidewell demands perfection when she is on the soccer field. Her impressive drive and determination has allowed her to thrive, even as a young player. Last year Glidewell played on...

College recruitment changes during pandemic

College recruitment changes during pandemic

Melina Stewart, Reporter September 11, 2020

All over the world, COVID-19 has altered numerous parts of our lives, from going out in public and taking health care precautions to upcoming high school graduates and their college plans. Rider seniors...

Ashtyn (Tolbert) Huff discusses getting married in a pandemic and her new role as a cheerleading coach.

Q/A with Ashtyn Huff about her wedding during pandemic, new role

Meghan Helton, Copy Editor August 31, 2020

Another summer has come and gone, but needless to say this one was different for teacher Ashtyn (Tolbert) Huff. Not only did Huff prepare for a second year teaching in a global pandemic, but she also had...

Rider's Abby Bates is entering her second season as the head softball coach.

Q/A with softball coach Abby Bates

Mandy Huynh, Editor-in-Chief February 25, 2020

Rider’s Abby Bates is entering her second season as the head softball coach of her alma mater where she holds 35 school records.  The Lady Raiders opened up the 2020 season last week and are looking...

Power On: Esports comes to campus

Power On: Esports comes to campus

Sheridan Allen, Reporter/ Photographer February 21, 2020

A few months ago, room 243 was filled with dust and empty tables. Now it is filled with 24 smiling, laughing students as Rider welcomes the esports (electronic sports) club. Esports is competitive gaming...

Q/A with Rider girls head soccer coach Carl Wiersema

Q/A with Rider girls head soccer coach Carl Wiersema

Sheridan Allen, Reporter/ Photographer January 13, 2020

The Rider girls soccer team had a good start to the 2020 season winning their first seven games. The Rider Chronicle sat down with head coach Carl Wiersema to talk about keys to the strong start, standout...

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,...

Last year in the Happening parade featured many organizations floats.

How to survive Rider-Old High week

A rundown on everything rivalry related
Mandy Huynh, Editor-in-Chief November 4, 2019

There’s something in the air during the first week of November. Perhaps it’s the excessive glitter used in the countless posters plastered on the hallways, or maybe it’s the 100-degree weather taking...

Rider tennis player Axelle Jacquemin has thrived on and off the courts since moving from Belgium in August.

Q/A with Rider’s foreign tennis players

Mandy Huynh, Editor-in-Chief September 17, 2019

The Rider tennis team is diverse this year with three foreign students participating. Junior Coen Houtsma and his freshman brother Bas left the Netherlands more than a year ago, but this is their first...

Jacob Rodriguez has shined in his first two games as Rider's quarterback his junior year.

Great Expectations

Healthy Rodriguez building off special sophomore season
Meghan Helton, Reporter September 13, 2019

Blood, sweat, tears. All shed for the love of the game held so closely to the hearts of the  Rider football players. This love is no different for the Raiders’ quarterback, Jacob Rodriguez. Last...

Dr. Cody Blair is looking forward to the next school year.

Q/A with Rider Principal Dr. Cody Blair

Sheridan Allen, Reporter/Photographer August 22, 2019

Dr. Cody Blair is beginning his second year as Rider High School's principal. With many changes underway, The Rider Chronicle sat down with Dr. Blair to address his plans and goals for the school year. Q:...

Rider Senior Class President Anna Grisel has high expectations for the 2019-20 school year.

Q/A with Senior Class President Anna Grisel

Manasvi Reddy, Copy Editor August 21, 2019

Senior Anna Grisel was elected class president after emerging victoriously from a grueling election last spring. Less than two weeks into the school year, the senior class officers have already hosted...

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