The Rider Chronicle

Students Connect Through Innovative New Program

Students Connect Through Innovative New Program

Mandy Huynh and Sheridan Allen

October 22, 2018


Filed under News

AP Capstone is a two year program that’s only offered at 1500 hundred schools in the U.S. Currently, Rider is the only school offering it in the whole district. The first year of the program is called AP seminar, which 26 students are currently enrolled. They learn how to identify credible sources an...

Fast Tracking College Admissions

Fast Tracking College Admissions

Manasvi Reddy, Reporter

March 22, 2018


Filed under News, Top Stories

According to CollegeBoard, the process of applying to undergraduate college programs begins at the start of the summer following junior year. From scholarships to essays to financial aid, the deadlines can feel seemingly endless until the fall. Then, there’s the wait. Most students don’t receive a...

‘Bye Friend’

‘Bye Friend’

Sierra Hodges, Reporter

May 23, 2016


Filed under Feature

It’s a “hey pal” or a “hi friend” that makes her who she is. She’s known by name but even more by voice throughout the school. Senior Cortney Wood is known personally by all of the administration and most of the staff. She has such a great personality that they always have good things...

Flipped Classrooms

Flipped Classrooms

Jared Bruner, Reporter

December 11, 2015


Filed under Feature

He sits in the back, grading papers while the students collect data from their homemade fish tanks. AP Environmental Science teacher Joshua Nielsen teaches his classroom with the “flipped classroom” style.   Nielsen first heard about flipped classrooms five years ago and implemented it in hi...

Red Alert

Red Alert

Cortney Wood, Co-Editor-In-Chief

December 10, 2015


Filed under News

As the on-campus police officers returned from an errand on Nov. 19, they were notified of the shooting at Texoma Armory Gun Shop in the 4700 block on Southwest Parkway at 11 a.m., just before the first lunch bell rang. The police department hadn’t notified the school district of the situation yet,...

Staff Editorial

Staff Editorial

May 12, 2015


Filed under Opinion

There is a need for organization within the school that allows students to know what is happening and when. Without a calendar, a schedule, or online source to find out, there is no way to inform both staff and students about school events. Without anything to tell students what’s going on, conflicting...

Picture Day Memories Prove Fun

Picture Day Memories Prove Fun

Montana Mooney, Reporter

September 10, 2012


Filed under A&E, Opinion

If you attend Rider, there's a good chance that as I'm writing this you are getting to experience all of the wonders of the oh so infamous picture day. I myself have already gotten this year's yearbook picture over with, thanks to my being a senior. Senior pictures were definitely in my top five least...

Mice Found on Campus

Jordan Campagna

January 8, 2010


Filed under News

Instead of students and teachers being the only things in the school, this year, there are a few new visitors: mice. Deliese Nusser, Food and Nutrition Sciences teacher, doesn't have a problem with the mice. "The mice we've been seeing are adorable," Nusser said. "They just can't be in the kitchens....

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