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Five Rider changes for 2020-21 you may not know

Rider High School will close down at the end of the 2023-24 school year.
August 17, 2020

With school set to resume on Thursday, Rider High School administration has published a variety of new protocols to ensure both the safety and productivity of students and staff. The Wichita Falls Independent...

Another kind of victory

Junior Nick Darcus celebrates victory over WFHS at the playoffs.
December 12, 2019

Despite ending with a playoff loss to Lubbock Cooper, the Rider football team’s 2019 season has definitely been one to remember.  Beating rival Old High for a consecutive fifth year and advancing...

A Broken Tradition or a Change for the Better?

Sophomores rehearse their
November 6, 2019

The Roundup Assembly has been a Rider-Old High week tradition for decades. Each year, Mr. and Ms. Raider nominees wow the audience with tricks and swing dancing, and the senior class puts on a skit that...

Rider/Old High Always Fun

November 18, 2014

Rivalry Week

Rivalry Week
Raiders, Keep It Classy During Rider/Old High Week
November 7, 2013

There is something about the first week of November that seems to set it apart from any other week in school. On Monday, when we get to school we expect to walk through the same old drab halls we see...

Rider/Old High Tradition Started Strong

November 14, 2012

In 1961, S. H. Rider High school, which was built on a prairie, first opened for classes. It was named after Stephen Hendrix Rider. Mr. Rider came to Wichita Falls, Texas, to be the principal of Wichita...

Keep It Classy, Raiders: Rider/Old High

Picture by Jenna Ward
November 6, 2012

As the next Rider vs. Old High week kicks into gear Raiders need to remember to keep the rivalries clean and safe. This year Raiders are being asked to keep the rivalry classy and on the field. When we...

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