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Political Position

Political Position

Mandy Huynh, Reporter

March 7, 2019


Filed under Feature, Top Stories

1500 miles away from his family, junior Travis Christoff stood in Washington D.C as a page for the senator when President Donald Trump walked over to him to chat. “The President talked to us for a little bit, he said ‘Y’all are doing a great job, I wish I had your job’, and it was really coo...

Season 8 of Game of Thrones Expectations

Season 8 of Game of Thrones Expectations

Emily Dillard, Reporter

February 22, 2019


Filed under Feature, Opinion, Top Stories

Season eight of Game of Thrones is coming out this year on April 14 and people are ready. A lot of theories about the show surfaced when HBO released a commercial about new seasons and new shows that were coming out in 2019, which featured around a seven second part of the last season of Game of Thro...

Students Raise Awareness on E-cigarettes

Students Raise Awareness on E-cigarettes

Sheridan Allen, Reporter/Photographer

February 8, 2019


Filed under News, Top Stories

 Vaping has slowly become more popular among teens in the past few years. However; according to the National Institute on Drug abuse (NIDA), 13.75% of teens do not know what is inside of their e-cigarettes. PALS (Peer Assistance and Leadership) teacher, Marina King, decided to help students become more aware....

As High as You Can Go

As High as You Can Go

Mandy Huynh, Reporter

December 5, 2018


Filed under Feature, Top Stories

A counselor at Rider High School takes her education to the next level as she receives her doctorate degree.  With this, Wendy Risner becomes the third faculty member to earn the title, specifically in philosophy and counselor education at Texas Tech University.  She also has a bachelor’s in English...

New Club on the Block

New Club on the Block

Victoria Hitchcock, Section Editor

February 28, 2018


Filed under Feature, Top Stories

Movies often depict high school to be full of cliques. There are the jocks, the goths, the geeks, the preppy kids, and countless others. As ridiculous as they seem on screen, a less extreme version does tend to exist in real life, and this division can leave some kids feeling excluded. Everyone want...

A Dream for Coaching

A Dream for Coaching

Amaya Spearman, Reporter

January 26, 2018


Filed under Feature, Sports, Top Stories

After fifteen years, a familiar face is returning to the soccer field at Rider High School.  While he was a leader as a player, now he is the leader as the new boys head coach. “Everyone has their dream job, but this is what I've always wanted to do,” Head Coach Dustin Holly said. Since wi...

Without Words

Without Words

Carson Lee, Editor-in-Chief

January 2, 2018


Filed under Feature, Top Stories

She wakes up at 5:50. She leaves the house at 6:30. It’s a daily one hour and two-minute commute to Rider High School from her house in Graham, but this is just one of the “should be” challenging aspects of her day. Sophomore Jackie Anaya is deaf. When she was a toddler, her parents became aware...

Capturing Carroll Collectively

Capturing Carroll Collectively

Brooke Inman, Reporter

September 28, 2015


Filed under Feature

She arrives at work at 7:15 a.m. every morning. Immediately, she is taking calls and aligning papers for the principal. Administrative assistant and bookkeeper Montie Carroll works at least eight hours every day. Being an administrative assistant, Carroll is responsible for Rider’s budget and ma...

Boys Basketball Wins District Title

Boys Basketball Wins District Title

Shawn Kirkland, Reporter

February 12, 2015


Filed under Sports

Last season varsity boys basketball fell short of their goal dropping out of the playoffs after their first game. But this season a new team has been born. With a district record of 12-0 they have already been crowned District Champs and clinched a playoff berth. The team has only two games left, but...

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