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New Club on the Block

New Club on the Block

Victoria Hitchcock, Section Editor

February 28, 2018

Movies often depict high school to be full of cliques. There are the jocks, the goths, the geeks, the preppy kids, and countless others. As ridiculous as they seem on screen, a less extreme version does tend to exist in real life, and this division can leave some kids feeling excluded. Everyone want...

Ready or Not

Ready or Not

Victoria Hitchcock, Section Editor

January 22, 2018

First semester ends, the countdown begins. Graduation is only four months away, and talk of graduating brings about nervous, yet excited conversations of what is to come. However, senior Muzzamil Nadeem feels more than ready for college. Nadeem plans on attending University of North Texas or Midwestern St...

Tips to Test

Tips to Test

Carson Lee, Editor-In-Chief

January 10, 2018

Everyone told her she should’ve taken it sooner. She had been calm and prepared, ready to ace the test and watch the scholarships appear. Then she entered the testing room. It was a large, slightly dim classroom labeled “101A,” with the testing venue “Midwestern State Univ.” written...

Learning From Leaders

Learning From Leaders

Victoria Hitchcock, Section Editor

January 2, 2018

The first week of November 2017 set in motion a new method of professional development. The pineapples you may see adorning classroom doors around the school aren’t just for decoration, they serve a greater purpose. They are a part of the Pineapple Chart, a system that allows teachers to observe othe...

Without Words

Without Words

Carson Lee, Editor-in-Chief

January 2, 2018

She wakes up at 5:50. She leaves the house at 6:30. It’s a daily one hour and two-minute commute to Rider High School from her house in Graham, but this is just one of the “should be” challenging aspects of her day. Sophomore Jackie Anaya is deaf. When she was a toddler, her parents became aware...

Stepping Up to Step Down

Stepping Up to Step Down

Carson Lee, Editor-in-Chief

November 29, 2017

The match is over. The result is final. The team breaks into applause in support of one another. For the veteran player and captain of the tennis team Leah Schrass, this is one of the many reasons why tennis has drawn her back to her roots. “Something I love is that after every match we just stand and ...

Behind the Scenes: Lip Sync

Behind the Scenes: Lip Sync

Victoria Hitchcock, Feature Section Editor

November 29, 2017

Lip Synch is a much-loved production put on by Rider Theatre every year. It is exactly what it sounds like, the actors dance and lip sync to music according to the show’s theme. In year’s “Hall of Fame” Lip Synch, artists like Michael Jackson and David Bowie live on, on stage at least. With the...

Battle of the Arts 5 : Applied vs Applied

Jacob H. Wooten, Reporter, Website Manager

March 21, 2017

We have learned to only view the visual and musical beauties of the Fine Arts without considering that not even our acting or dancing could be art. Performing Arts aside, Battle of the Art’s next observation is of the Applied Arts which has seen to be the most neglected of the artistic perceptions. De...

Make Your Voice Heard

Make Your Voice Heard

February 12, 2016

There are only 272 days until the 2016 Presidential Election. When the day finally arrives on Nov. 8, the United States will choose the next leader of the nation. The voice of this generation rides on the seniors. As they transition into adulthood, the seniors need to register to vote to ensure that...

Raider Of The Month: Februrary

Raider Of The Month: Februrary

Sierra Hodges, Reporter

February 12, 2016

Freshman year: the only Thespian. Sophomore year: acting in everything she could. This year, junior: President of Drama Club with almost 200 Thespian points. When she heard her name announced for President she was speechless. “Tears. My reaction was tears,” she said. “I was so s...

Infamous Infestation

Infamous Infestation

November 20, 2015

8:49 p.m., Tuesday, October 27th. They sat grouped around a computer, chatting as they finished up the October paper deadline.  Two editors and their adviser, completely unsuspecting of what was about to drop down on them. Literally. It crawled its way out of a hole in the ceiling, right above...

Falls Fest Takes a Bow

Falls Fest Takes a Bow

Cortney Wood, Co-Editor-In-Chief

September 24, 2015

Lucy Park has been fenced off and the posters and billboards have been hung all around town. Through the years, Falls Fest publicity chair Lindsay Greer has never gotten used to the 5 o’clock rush. She has been a part of Falls Fest for the last 12 years and loves when people pour into the park eager...

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