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Maverick McKown and Bhargavi Chauhan compete during the District 5-5A UIL Academic Meet held March 27 on campus.

Underclassmen lead strong UIL “home-court” showing

Manasvi Reddy, Editor-In-Chief April 5, 2021

This year’s District 5-5A UIL competitors were given a “home-court” advantage for the annual meet. To accommodate COVID-related safety measures, students participated in the competition from their...

Hoppy-ness comes from Easter candy

Hoppy-ness comes from Easter candy

Sandra Le, Staff Writer April 1, 2021

As Easter makes its way into spring, shelves are filled with pastel decorations and sickeningly sweet desserts. I personally sampled five well-known candies to add to your Easter basket this year.    Cadbury...

How we've grown in a year

How we’ve grown in a year

Sandra Le, Staff Writer March 16, 2021

At this time last year, the future was uncertain. Countries were closing, death tolls rising and near global panic ensued. At this time last year, my Spring Break trip to New York was canceled at the last...

Pushing on with Raider Rush

Pushing on with Raider Rush

Sandra Le, Staff Writer March 8, 2021

No school activities are guaranteed to occur these days.  But school administrators and faculty have worked hard to ensure that the Raider Rush for incoming freshmen will happen.  “We thought...

Coach Abby Bates discusses the start of the new season.

Q/A with softball head coach Abby Bates

Sandra Le, Staff Writer February 23, 2021

As things start to warm up in North Texas, softball teams are finally taking to the fields. Despite losing out on last year’s season, head coach Abby Bates has high expectations for this year’s team. Q:...

Senior Ana Alvarez practicing in the band hall for her solo.

Setting the tempo

Rider percussionist earns first chair all-state
Sandra Le, Staff Writer February 11, 2021

When Ana Alvarez finished her last etude, she walked away from the audition room knowing she’d done her best.  But Alvarez didn’t have high expectations when it came to chair placements. She knew...

Aubrey Glidewell is one of the top players for the Rider girls soccer team in 2020-21.

Q/A with girls soccer coach Carl Wiersema

Sandra Le, Reporter January 8, 2021

After their previous season was cut short, the Rider girls soccer team has returned to the fields with high hopes for this year. The Rider Chronicle spoke with the longtime girls head coach Carl Wiersema...

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

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

Sandra Le, Reporter 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...

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

Q/A with senior wide receiver Nick Darcus

Sandra Le, Reporter 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...

Philanthropy

Philanthropy “masked” for charities

Sandra Le, Reporter 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...

The Pride of the Raiders Band practices in the mornings before school starts.

Changing Keys

Band, choir adapt to new regulations
Sandra Le, Reporter September 2, 2020

Across the nation, teachers have been forced to adjust their classes to new social distancing policies in order to keep students safe. Some fine arts courses such as choir and band are having to adapt...

Meet The Rider Chronicle Staff

Meet The Rider Chronicle Staff

The Rider Chronicle Staff August 31, 2020

The Rider Chronicle's staff has grown to seven members for this school year. Their goal is to work together to share the latest news, sports, trends and current events on campus with their readers. Introducing...

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