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Lip sync without the lips

Junior Caitlyn Cheek fakes playing the guitar during
Rider Theatre readies for beloved tradition
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...

Q/A with Rider students recently recovered from COVID-19

Q/A with Rider students recently recovered from COVID-19
October 30, 2020

It’s no secret that Rider students have contracted COVID-19 since the reopening of schools as more than 20 students and staff have come down with the virus. As the cases hit an all-time high across parts...

A rundown for this year’s atypical Rider/Old High week

Students spent many hours over the weekend decorating for Rider-Old High week.
October 19, 2020

Throughout this year, expect the unexpected has felt like a common theme. Rider/Old High week is no exemption. Since the big week has been moved up almost a month, everyone is scrambling to meet deadlines...

Q/A with senior wide receiver Nick Darcus

Senior Nick Darcus makes a catch in Rider's season opener against Midland.
October 16, 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...

Q/A with senior drummer Analisa Alvarez

Analisa Alvarez
October 14, 2020

As senior night approaches, many Rider organizations will be preparing to make this a year to remember. Among them is the Pride of the Raiders marching band led in part by senior center snare drummer Analisa...

Q/A with senior Raiderette captain Allison Clancy

Allison Clancy is a senior who will be honored Friday night.
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...

From the ground up

Allison Clancy, Kendall Grimes and Elaine Au have enjoyed starting up businesses while in high school.
Rider students thriving with small businesses
October 2, 2020

Most students would rather spend their free time studying, sleeping or doing something recreational. But for Rider’s Kendall Grimes, Allison Clancy and Elaine Au, they’ve used their spare hours to...

Rider students working despite the danger of coronavirus

Junior Sydney Haston steams milk at Frank and Joe's. Haston is one of serval Rider students working during the pandemic.
October 2, 2020

High school is hard enough on its own, but add working in the middle of a pandemic, and you’ve got a whole new world of responsibilities. In workplaces everywhere, new safety precautions have been...

Rider Custodians, Cafeteria Workers face COVID-related changes

Rider Custodians, Cafeteria Workers face COVID-related changes
Custodians and cafeteria workers on campus face altered sanitation protocols and safety procedures to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
September 28, 2020

Clementina Porras has been sweeping the same hallways at Rider High School for the past 20-plus years.  This year, due to the pandemic, Porras’s routine is more strict as she’s responsible for...

Q/A with head football coach Marc Bindel

Rider coach Marc Bindel addresses his football team during the recent Midnight Madness practice.
September 24, 2020

Coming off a 9-5 record and second consecutive trip to the state quarterfinals in 2019, this year the Rider Raiders are anxious to back up their lofty state ranking. With multiple athletes committed to...

Q/A with volleyball coach Alysha Humpert on upcoming season

Q/A with volleyball coach Alysha Humpert on upcoming season
September 15, 2020

The Rider volleyball team opens the season Tuesday night against Iowa Park. With a new year comes new players, dynamics and challenges. The Rider Chronicle sat down with head coach Alysha Humpert to discuss...

Philanthropy “masked” for charities

Philanthropy
September 15, 2020

“Why are you wearing a mask?” “They’re terribly comfortable,” Wesley said in The Princess Bride, “I think everyone will be wearing them in the future.”  Who knew such a simple phrase...

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