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...

Fighting For Her Life

Despite her illness, Shelby Walter was still able to attend her junior prom.

Jaidyn Lehman, Reporter

May 23, 2016

“I’m sorry to tell you this, but you have stage one cancer.” That statement shifted junior Shelby Walter’s life forever. At 16 years old, Walter was diagnosed with Embryonal Rhabdomyosarcoma at the beginning of March. Embryonal Rhabdomyosarcoma is a rare uterine cancer with an average of...

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