The Rider Chronicle

A Decade of Electronicas

A Decade of Electronicas

Meghan Helton, Reporter

May 20, 2019


Filed under Feature, Top Stories

The stage darkens and the crowd quiets. Something moves in the black lights and luminescent faces emerge. They get in formation and the show begins. Every year Electronica has a theme and this performance is no different. In fact, the audience can expect an amazing show that’s like nothing they’v...

A Union of Music

A Union of Music

Meghan Helton, Reporter

May 20, 2019


Filed under News, Top Stories

School is coming to a close and soon we’ll be welcoming the new year. To celebrate the end of this long nine months, the musical groups will perform their annual Spring Concerts. This year, however, the two varsity instrumental groups will join each other on the stage for the grand finale to an amaz...

Avengers: Endgame

Avengers: Endgame

Sandra Le and Emily Dillard

May 20, 2019


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

Following the release of Marvel’s “Avengers: Infinity War”, viewers of the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) were left to anticipate the next movie in the series, “Avengers: Endgame”. The three-hour long movie was directed by brothers Anthony and Joe Russo. The movie had a budget of $356 mill...

The Game of a Lifetime

The Game of a Lifetime

Sandra Le, Reporter

May 7, 2019


Filed under Feature, Top Stories

Some teenagers are often told that their attachment to their electronic devices “doesn’t allow them to fully enjoy life.” Now, thanks to the hard work of game developer Candywriter LLC, BitLife, a life-simulation game,  a person now has the opportunity to control a fictional character’s life ...

Rising to a New Challenge

Rising to a New Challenge

Abigail Fitchie, Reporter

April 2, 2019


Filed under Feature, Top Stories

A new face can be seen on the soccer field since as Britany Schmidt, a health science teacher steps up to take the role of head coach for the JVB Girl’s soccer team. She may be a coach, but she is also a teacher, wife, and mother all at once. “It’s a lot of work and it was more time consuming than I wa...

Junior Takes a New Approach to Organization

Junior Takes a New Approach to Organization

Carson Lee, Editor-In-Chief

March 11, 2019


Filed under Feature, Top Stories

Before he carried the 28-pound laundry basket, Junior Nathan Carlston would carry a backpack, but this wouldn’t last. His backpack would be organized for 2-3 weeks before transitioning to a pile of papers that became well known by students across the school. This lasted for weeks until Carlston, while...

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...

Two Competitors Take a Bite Out Of Apple

Two Competitors Take a Bite Out Of Apple

Meghan Helton, Reporter

March 6, 2019


Filed under Feature, Top Stories

One of the biggest debates of the 21st century just got bigger. Apple and Android have been competing with each other for an entire decade already, and the smartphone industry isn’t dying out anytime soon. Now, with the more recent addition of Apple Music, the debate has escalated to include a riva...

Written in the Stars

Written in the Stars

Sandra Le, Reporter

March 1, 2019


Filed under Feature, Top Stories

Zodiac signs are an interesting part of life. They supposedly show what your personality is like, who you’re more compatible with, or what your emotions are. The question is, do people actually believe in them? Freshman Nichole Music explains that she always sees zodiac signs on Pinterest, and the...

New Year, New You

New Year, New You

Sandra Le, Reporter

February 22, 2019


Filed under Feature, Top Stories

The New Year came and many people either chose a New Year’s resolution or a One-Word idea to follow throughout the year. New Year’s resolutions are like life goals such as losing weight, studying harder, eating healthier and even more, while one-words surround the idea of how you want to approac...

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....

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