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College recruitment changes during pandemic

College recruitment changes during pandemic
September 11, 2020

All over the world, COVID-19 has altered numerous parts of our lives, from going out in public and taking health care precautions to upcoming high school graduates and their college plans. Rider seniors...

2020 Graduation information released

2020 Graduation information released
Graduation information along with senior reaction to the announcement
May 6, 2020

Since the start of school closure, the question of graduation has been up in the air. To the relief of many, the news of a graduation ceremony lifted their spirits.  “My reaction was overjoyed and...

Seniors left with worries and unfinished business

Seniors left with worries and unfinished business
Seniors share thoughts on the rest of the years
April 29, 2020

Seniors have had their year turned upside down as many question if any of the traditional celebrations will even happen.  Will they get their senior prom? Will they be able to walk across the stage...

Happily Ever After

Nancy and Anthony Glassburn got married over winter break after being engaged for a little more than a month.
Senior shares her story on being married while in high school
February 14, 2020

Once upon a time, Anthony Glassburn was a senior walking down the halls alone when he noticed Nancy Garcia, a junior at the time. He smiled at her every day just like he would one year later when she walked...

Leading on and off the court

Senior Carson Sager keeps the ball away from his opponents during a game against Graham.
Sager balances basketball and academics
February 5, 2020

The buzzer sounds and applause fills the field house. The Raiders had just defeated the Wylie Bulldogs 61-55. The players retreat to the locker room as the stands empty. For many, it’s time to celebrate....

Putting the Pep in Spring

Putting the Pep in Spring
January 29, 2020

Although out of the norm for Rider’s students, the school will be having the first and only spring pep rally of the year Friday to help show love and support for the spring sports. “I want to stress...

Guest Column: How can the student section improve?

Senior Peter Nguyen is the host of this year's pep rallies.
Senior Peter Nguyen shares his thoughts
October 17, 2019

Senior Peter Nguyen, the student council president shares his views on the student section and how to improve it in this guest column.  If you’ve ever attended one of football’s home games and...

Senior Night in photos

It’s the start of the end. As many senior lineup alphabetically, the Parra twins lined up to walk out together.
October 9, 2019

A Night to Remember

A personal story from Senior Night
September 30, 2019

“Why am I more nervous about tonight than region?” Senior Ethan Hughes said. I could only smile and laugh nervously as I felt the exact same way. I was trembling inside that giant inflatable I’ve...

Q/A with Color Guard Captain Lilly Studer

Lilly Studer enjoying one of her last pep rallies.
September 25, 2019

Friday night will be a special one for many as it’s Senior Night for the Class of 2020’s JROTC, band, Raiderettes, color guard, cheerleaders and football. The Rider Chronicle is having a series of...

Q/A with Drum Major Reili Schell

Reili Schell has been playing the flute since she was 8 years old.
September 24, 2019

Friday night will be a special one for many as it’s Senior Night for the Class of 2020’s JROTC, band, Raiderettes, colorguard, cheerleaders and football. The Rider Chronicle is having a series of Q/As...

PALS sends encouraging words to students in need

While working on postcards to send to El Paso, many of the students worked together to come up with some ideas.
Ninety postcards sent to El Paso kids
August 30, 2019

Marina King knew she wanted to do something to make a difference.  El Paso needed as much support as possible following the Wal-Mart shooting that killed 22 people and left 24 others injured.  One...

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