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Top 10 movies coming out this summer

Top 10 movies coming out this summer

Olivia Davenport, Staff Writer April 16, 2021

Movie theaters were no exception to the effects of COVID, being shut down at least half of 2020. This summer is different than most because two summers’ of blockbusters are being crammed into one. As...

Analise Porras waits with her goat during the Wichita County Junior Livestock Show in January.

FFA: More than just farming

Olivia Davenport, Staff Writer April 8, 2021

Riley Wood has been around animals all of her life. In fact, she said her mother rode horses up until she was nine months pregnant with her.  “I’ve always grown up in the FFA aspects as a kid,”...

Maverick McKown and Bhargavi Chauhan compete during the District 5-5A UIL Academic Meet held March 27 on campus.

Underclassmen lead strong UIL “home-court” showing

Manasvi Reddy, Editor-In-Chief April 5, 2021

This year’s District 5-5A UIL competitors were given a “home-court” advantage for the annual meet. To accommodate COVID-related safety measures, students participated in the competition from their...

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Opinion: The fault of ending the mask mandate

Olivia Davenport, Staff Writer March 17, 2021

There are many contrasting opinions after Texas Governor Greg Abbott recently lifted the statewide mask mandate. While it would be fantastic for everything to go back to the way it was prior to COVID-19,...

Rider's Addy Self and the Lady Raiders finished up a strong 2020-21 season.

Lady Raiders reflect on impressive season

Olivia Davenport, Staff Writer March 9, 2021

The Rider girls basketball team recorded several impressive numbers this season.  They finished with a 23-5 record and went undefeated in district.  They rose to No. 3 in the state and advanced...

Ranse Radtke is one of five seniors ready to take the field for the 2021 Raiders.

Senior baseball players excited for new season

Olivia Davenport, Staff Writer February 25, 2021

No team sport was affected by last year’s COVID shutdown more than baseball, which didn’t even get a chance to start district.  That disappointing ending has given this year’s seniors at Rider...

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...

Ripped jeans are one of many key issues students tend to have with the dress code.

Five things to change about dress code

Olivia Davenport, Staff Writer January 14, 2021

Dress code has been an ongoing argument at Rider High School for as long as I can remember. I’m sure it’s also a topic of conversation at other WFISD schools. While a long list of criticisms could...

Junior Caitlyn Cheek fakes playing the guitar during

Lip sync without the lips

Rider Theatre readies for beloved tradition
Olivia Davenport, Staff Writer November 12, 2020

Lip sync is a well-known and beloved tradition at Rider High School.  Despite challenges faced due to COVID-19, the show must go on! With the mask mandate, actors have to rely on their body language...

The ultimate spooky season movie marathon

The ultimate spooky season movie marathon

Staff October 27, 2020

It's the spookiest time of year once again, but Halloween looks different this year due to COVID-19 restrictions. Since trick-or-treating and visiting haunted houses are considered high-risk activities,...

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...

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