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As High as You Can Go

As High as You Can Go

Mandy Huynh, Reporter

December 5, 2018


Filed under Feature, Top Stories

A counselor at Rider High School takes her education to the next level as she receives her doctorate degree.  With this, Wendy Risner becomes the third faculty member to earn the title, specifically in philosophy and counselor education at Texas Tech University.  She also has a bachelor’s in English...

A Whodunit Gathering

A Whodunit Gathering

Mandy Huynh, Reporter

November 13, 2018


Filed under Feature

 A party is set on Halloween night with guests eating snacks and chatting about the upcoming show. The setting is Killingsworth grape and wine farm; Elizabeth Killingsworth, a widow to the late Robert Killingsworth, is hosting her last party. She is missing as all the other main suspects make their ...

To Make a Champion

To Make a Champion

Carson Lee, Editor-In-Chief

February 26, 2018


Filed under Feature, Sports, Top Stories

With the Olympics having wrapped up this past week, several young athletes have had the chance to represent their country, some of whom earned a medal. The youngest of these was 15-year-old Alina Zagitova in figure skating. From the U.S. 17-year-old Red Gerard won the gold in Men’s slopestyle. “Se...

Behind the Scenes: Lip Sync

Behind the Scenes: Lip Sync

Victoria Hitchcock, Feature Section Editor

November 29, 2017


Filed under Feature

Lip Synch is a much-loved production put on by Rider Theatre every year. It is exactly what it sounds like, the actors dance and lip sync to music according to the show’s theme. In year’s “Hall of Fame” Lip Synch, artists like Michael Jackson and David Bowie live on, on stage at least. With the...

Rider Memories

May 6, 2016


Filed under Video

RHS Media

April 4, 2016


Filed under Video

History Between The Lines

History Between The Lines

Chris Greenwood, Reporter

February 12, 2016


Filed under Feature

Art teacher Brian Gilbert’s life was not only affected by a tradition brought through the ages, but spread it to inspire the generation following behind. “I don’t just do it so I can make a living from it,” Gilbert said. “I feel that I have to do it. If I don’t produce work, I feel that I...

When I Grow Up….

When I Grow Up….

Brooke Inman, Reporter

December 18, 2015


Filed under Feature

Most teens seem to get lost on the path of growing up, and often times figuring out how to achieve their dream careers is the most difficult part.

Raider of the Month: December

Raider of the Month: December

Sierra Hodges, Reporter

December 18, 2015


Filed under Feature

  Brushing out her hair, she starts the two braids that hang down the side of her head. As she pulls on her costume and does her make-up, she prepares for the halftime show. She starts to sing the counts in her head, she goes through the motions silently. She gets off the bus and walks into...

A Menorah Amongst Christmas Trees

A Menorah Amongst Christmas Trees

Makayla Schnaufer, Reporter

December 11, 2015


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Celia Horwitz gathers around the menorah with her family, lighting the first two candles on the first night of Hanukkah. For eight days her family will celebrate the Jewish holiday, also known as the festival of light. Hanukkah received its origin when a Jewish temple was destroyed, leaving the Hebrews...

Flipped Classrooms

Flipped Classrooms

Jared Bruner, Reporter

December 11, 2015


Filed under Feature

He sits in the back, grading papers while the students collect data from their homemade fish tanks. AP Environmental Science teacher Joshua Nielsen teaches his classroom with the “flipped classroom” style.   Nielsen first heard about flipped classrooms five years ago and implemented it in hi...

Why They Leave

Why They Leave

Jared Bruner, Reporter

November 21, 2015


Filed under Feature

It’s 6:30 am, 2 hours before second period starts. Calculus teacher Lydia Coyle drops off her son for band’s zero hour. As she sits at her desk, a couple of students come in, asking for help. The students leave for first period, first period is her conference period. She goes to make copies f...

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