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The College Interview from beginning to end

The College Interview from beginning to end

Manasvi Reddy, Copy Editor

November 18, 2019

  After years of building the perfect combinations of extracurriculars, academics and test scores, high school seniors around the country are now applying to universities where they hope to further their education. As application deadlines roll around, these students simply hit the submit button an...

Rider/Old High Week Behind the Scenes

Rider/Old High Week Behind the Scenes

Sheridan Allen, Reporter/Photographer

November 7, 2019

With Rider/Old High week almost over, have you ever thought about everything that goes on behind the scenes?  All the planning and the hours students and staff spend to make this week happen?  The class officers know the answers to these questions and many more, especially after all four of their classes have spen...

A Broken Tradition or a Change for the Better?

A Broken Tradition or a Change for the Better?

Manasvi Reddy, Copy Editor

November 6, 2019

The Roundup Assembly has been a Rider-Old High week tradition for decades. Each year, Mr. and Ms. Raider nominees wow the audience with tricks and swing dancing, and the senior class puts on a skit that showcases their four years of high school.  However, there has been a change this year: The Roundup will now...

A Series of Spooky Events

A Series of Spooky Events

Manasvi Reddy, Copy Editor

October 22, 2019

With Halloween right around the corner, seasonal festivities are underway. Rider High School has several “spooky” events that will be hosted by numerous student organizations. Murder Mystery returns for the second year Last year, Nerd Club hosted its first Murder Mystery party in which participants ...

A Taste of Fall

A Taste of Fall

Staff

October 16, 2019

With autumn creeping around the corner, fall food favorites are beginning to appear on grocery store shelves. The Rider Chronicle staff set out to sample a variety of seasonal flavors.  Choceur Pumpkin Spice flavoured yogurt covered pretzels Imagine drinking a butter and cheese milkshake with a hint (TRUCK FULL) of salt and you’ll know exactly how these “pretze...

The recipe for an Ivy League application

The recipe for an Ivy League application

Manasvi Reddy, Copy Editor

October 7, 2019

Receiving admission to a prestigious school in the U.S. is becoming increasingly rare. This is because, as the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported in 2017, two out of three high school graduates will continue their education at a university, much higher than data from decades ago. With the large...

Q/A with Cheer Captain Helicity Johnson

Q/A with Cheer Captain Helicity Johnson

Manasvi Reddy, Copy Editor

September 25, 2019

Friday night will be a memorable one for the class of 2020 as it’s Senior Night at Rider. Senior members of JROTC, band, Raiderettes, color guard, cheerleaders and football will be recognized for their dedication and service to their organization. The Rider Chronicle will be publishing a Q&A with...

The Longest Line at Rider grows

The Longest Line at Rider grows

Manasvi Reddy, Copy Editor

September 20, 2019

Caleb Longest wakes up under his parents’ roof before heading off to Algebra 2 in the mornings.  However, he’s not a student at Duncan High School any more. This time he’s joining his parents at Rider as the newest Longest faculty member.  There are several couples that were or are employ...

Crunch time for seniors seeking financial aid

Crunch time for seniors seeking financial aid

Manasvi Reddy, Copy Editor

September 9, 2019

For the next couple of months, high school seniors planning to attend college will be swept up in the hustle and bustle of applications, recommendation letters, résumés and deadlines. When it all comes to an end, however, the cost of post-secondary education is one of the hardest bullets to bite.  ...

Rider students affected by AP deadline change

Rider students affected by AP deadline change

Manasvi Reddy, Copy Editor

August 29, 2019

Rider students and faculty are conflicted by this year’s registration deadline change in Advanced Placement courses.  The College Board, a company that writes the curriculum and cumulative exams for AP courses, has moved the deadline from March to October for 2020 testers. This adjustment gives...

Q/A with Senior Class President Anna Grisel

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 one event and are looking to gather students for many more in the months to come. As Rider’s officers...

Is it or Isn’t it Romantic?

Is it or Isn’t it Romantic?

Manasvi Reddy, Copy Editor

April 1, 2019

Romantic comedies, known for setting unrealistic expectations for love with whimsical fantasies and clichés, are an easy victim for those skeptical of the predictable and heartfelt plots of the genre. Screenwriters of “Isn’t it Romantic?”, Dana Fox, Erin Cardillo and Katherine Silberman have ...

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