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Enchanted Forest will be the theme for the 2021 Prom.

Enchanted Forest prom is on

Sheridan Allen, Reporter/Photographer March 26, 2021

At the start of the year it was a question and in most minds a doubt if prom would even happen. But prom is an event that COVID didn’t cancel.  Rider will be having its annual spring dance on April...

Coach Abby Bates discusses the start of the new season.

Q/A with softball head coach Abby Bates

Sandra Le, Staff Writer February 23, 2021

As things start to warm up in North Texas, softball teams are finally taking to the fields. Despite losing out on last year’s season, head coach Abby Bates has high expectations for this year’s team. Q:...

Christ and Heather Preston has been together for 19 years.

Q/A with Valentine’s Day couple: The Prestons

Sheridan Allen, Reporter/Photographer February 12, 2021

With Valentine's Day around the corner, the Rider Chronicle sat down with married teachers Christ and Heather Preston. The couple of 19 years discussed how they met, their favorite memories and what...

Sidney's car without the green cowboy hat but don't worry it's still in there.

Reality of a teenage driver

Sidney Lott, Staff Writer February 9, 2021

I got my license a little over a month ago. Driving is really fun, unless you're being told to pick up and take people places. Getting your license is like unlocking a new freedom. Your new freedom let’s...

Not-so-typical Top 10 love songs

Not-so-typical Top 10 love songs

Olivia Davenport, Staff Writer February 8, 2021

Music can convey the strongest feelings of love. Whether with a significant other or single this valentines, you need some tunes to accompany all the pink and candy and hearts. I have composed a list of...

Amberly Schell, left, and Maranda Rose-Adame, right, pose infront of a piano after achieving All-State titles

All the right notes

Amberly Schell earns All-State first chair
Olivia Davenport, Staff Writer February 2, 2021

Choir isn’t just singing a few songs for parents during Christmas. Just like volleyball, band, colorguard and cheer, they compete. At this year’s UIL All-State competition, sophomore Amberly Schell...

Nick Darcus is one of a few players returning from last year's regional tournament team.

Q&A with Coach McGuire about boys basketball season

Sheridan Allen, Reporter/Photographer November 16, 2020

The Rider boys basketball team is coming off a trip to the regional tournament, but when they begin the 2020-21 season next week, the Raiders will be full of new faces.  The Rider Chronicle sat down...

Senior Arianna Menden at the September 25th game Rider vs Midland.

Q/A with JROTC Battalion Commander Arianna Menden

Sheridan Allen, Reporter/Photographer October 15, 2020

Friday is a special night as many seniors will be honored at the football game against Lubbock Coronado. The Rider Chronicle sat down with JROTC battalion commander Arianna Menden to talk about the organization...

Analisa Alvarez

Q/A with senior drummer Analisa Alvarez

Meghan Helton, Reporter October 14, 2020

As senior night approaches, many Rider organizations will be preparing to make this a year to remember. Among them is the Pride of the Raiders marching band led in part by senior center snare drummer Analisa...

Allison Clancy is a senior who will be honored Friday night.

Q/A with senior Raiderette captain Allison Clancy

Olivia Davenport, Staff Writer October 8, 2020

Friday night will be a special one for many as it’s Senior Night for the Class of 2021’s JROTC, band, Raiderettes, cheerleaders and football. The Rider Chronicle is having a series of Q/As with the...

Philanthropy

Philanthropy “masked” for charities

Sandra Le, Reporter September 15, 2020

“Why are you wearing a mask?” “They’re terribly comfortable,” Wesley said in The Princess Bride, “I think everyone will be wearing them in the future.”  Who knew such a simple phrase...

The cafeteria and student center aren't as crowded with more students learning from home.

Allowing sophomores off-campus lunch is a win-win

Olivia Davenport, Staff Writer September 11, 2020

With only 68 percent of students back at Rider face-to-face this six weeks, there is an obvious reduction of bodies in the school, especially at lunch. Yet this depletion of students and other safety precautions...

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