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Power On: Esports comes to campus

Power On: Esports comes to campus

Sheridan Allen, Reporter/ Photographer February 21, 2020

A few months ago, room 243 was filled with dust and empty tables. Now it is filled with 24 smiling, laughing students as Rider welcomes the esports (electronic sports) club. Esports is competitive gaming...

Coach Kendall Webb at last year's girls basketball game.

Q/A with Head Girls Basketball Coach Kendall Webb

Sheridan Allen, Reporter/Photographer October 30, 2019

With basketball season about to start, The Rider Chronicle sat down with head girls basketball coach Kendall Webb to ask a few questions about him entering his promising third year. The Lady Raiders have...

10 Unknown Things About the Library

10 Unknown Things About the Library

Sheridan Allen, Reporter/Photographer October 23, 2019

Although the library is in the middle of the school, some features of Rider’s library remain unknown to the students and the staff.  Here’s a list of 10 great things about the library you may not...

It’s the start of the end. As many senior lineup alphabetically, the Parra twins lined up to walk out together.

Senior Night in photos

Sheridan Allen, Reporter/Photographer October 9, 2019

Dr. Cody Blair is looking forward to the next school year.

Q/A with Rider Principal Dr. Cody Blair

Sheridan Allen, Reporter/Photographer August 22, 2019

Dr. Cody Blair is beginning his second year as Rider High School's principal. With many changes underway, The Rider Chronicle sat down with Dr. Blair to address his plans and goals for the school year. Q:...

Teens Swiping Right

Teens Swiping Right

Emily Dillard, Reporter April 16, 2019

The famous dating app ‘Tinder’, known for its swiping left and right feature, has been around since 2012. Adults who either want to try something new and or find it hard to meet people in the ‘real...

Dress-Up or Dress Out

Dress-Up or Dress Out

Sheridan Allen, Reporter November 27, 2018

Dress-up days have been a tradition at Rider for more than 32 years, and with a wide variety of students at Rider, it’s not a surprise that some participate, while others don’t. For senior Seth...

Reaching the Finale for the First Time

Reaching the Finale for the First Time

JROTC to Compete at the Nation's Capital
Dei Seamans, Reporter March 26, 2018

When Rider High School's JROTC team received an email at the beginning of March they were ecstatic, for it revealed that they had qualified for the final round of the 2017-2018 JROTC Leadership and Academic...

A Note Above the Rest

A Note Above the Rest

Carson Lee, Editor-In-Chief January 22, 2018

The anticipation had risen, it was time to see if he would measure up. He had spent the last eight months preparing for this moment, and it all came down to this one audition. Then it was a waiting game. After...

“Do it For Those Who Can’t”

Raider Family helps raise funds for ALS
Jacob H. Wooten, Reporter, Website Manager January 25, 2017

Giving back is what the Rider Raiders were all about on September 17th, 2016 as they raised awareness about ALS by taking part in the annual Muscle Walk. Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or ALS, is a...

With a 19-1 victory, senior Megan Barmore hits a single against Old High.

In The Home Stretch

Players say goodbye, celebrate a bittersweet senior night at the last game of the season
Miranda Darné, Managing Editor May 23, 2016

“Y’all please laugh because this is going to be funny.” Senior and softball manager Cortney Wood walked up to the pitcher’s mound readying herself to throw the first pitch of the game, the softball...

In Forensic Science, the class did a study of human decomposition where they used pieces of meat left out for several days to simulate maggot growth on a human body. “Seeing the maggots as soon as Weber rolled it over was really disturbing,” senior Amber Dorsman said. “It was kind of interesting, just really nasty.”

Hey, What’s That Smell?

Forensic Science class studies maggot production in crime scenes
Lilia Ruiz and Shannon Pyle, Reporter and Co-Editor-in-Chief May 23, 2016

Preparations were made. The windows were all closed. All the rooms surrounding the courtyard were warned. It was all ready. As the Forensic Science students walked out onto their crime scene the first...

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