The Rider Chronicle

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 ...

What Colleges Don’t Tell You They Are Looking For: Volunteer Work

What Colleges Don’t Tell You They Are Looking For: Volunteer Work

Manasvi Reddy, Copy Editor

November 13, 2018

An article published by the Huffington Post explored the idea that perfect standardized test scores don’t guarantee admission to highly selective schools. If these colleges are looking for more than just high SAT and ACT scores, what can be done to receive admission to their competitive programs? ...

WFISD Seniors Claim Nationwide Titles

WFISD Seniors Claim Nationwide Titles

Manasvi Reddy, Copy Editor

November 13, 2018

For the past three years, Wichita Falls Independent School District (WFISD)  has had one National Merit Semifinalist from Rider High School. This year is no different, as senior Kerri Lu not only earned the prestigious title but made a perfect score on the qualifying Preliminary SAT (PSAT) exam. ...

Justice for Landavazo and Smith

Justice for Landavazo and Smith

Manasvi Reddy, Copy Editor

September 25, 2018

The final verdict of the Kody Lott trial, the 22-year-old man who was found guilty of killing Lauren Landavazo and injuring another student on their way home from McNiel Junior High on Sept. 2, 2016 has echoed throughout the community. The ruling, sentencing Lott to life in prison and a $20-thousand fi...

New Year, New Rules

New Year, New Rules

Carson Lee and Manasvi Reddy

August 31, 2018

With school officially back in session, students are waking up from summer-long snoozes to face multiple changes on campus. As they walked into school for the first time in months, they were greeted by an unfamiliar face: Dr. Cody Blair, the new Principal of Rider High School. Dr. Blair replaced M...

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