The Rider Chronicle

No Longer Terrified, Ready

“I never once thought that despite all the sadness that surrounds someone, it could inspire such happiness. I knew it existed and it happened to people, but I didn’t think it would happen to me (as cliché as that sounds). I’m excited to start at Midwestern and I feel so blessed by all of the support I have gotten from my people. Thank you for everyone that had a hand in my life up until this point, the teachers, my friends, the people I interviewed, everyone. It’s a bittersweet goodbye, but one I’m okay making now.”

Cortney Wood, Co-Editor-in-Chief

May 23, 2016

The countdown is on. Only a handful of days linger until the final bell rings on May 27 and I am finished with high school forever, and I’m finally okay saying I am a senior and I am ready to graduate. It took a lot for me to sit down and actually write my first column that was in the January/February...

The Call That Changed My Life

Senior Cintia Vickery with Staff Sergeant Garcia, her Marine Recruiter. Vickery plans on joining the Marines and participating the their ROTC program.

Cintia Vickery, Reporter

December 12, 2014

May 27, 2014. As I woke up from a deep sleep, I felt a knot in my throat. I went to school, and I was unusually quiet. As I sat down in my classes, I felt out of place and uneasy. Something was not right, I just felt as if something bad was going to happen at any moment. And I was not ready for it....

Bailey Montes

Bailey Montes

Shannon Pyle, Feature Editor

October 29, 2014

Loss is never easy. It is painful and messy. We grieve and cry and rage. It’s hard. But what comes later, after a time, is the memories. They flood back in and we’re able to remember those we lost. The good times when you laughed and cheered. The bad ones with yelling and fall-outs that both apologized...

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