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Rider pulls off virtual pep rally during rivalry week

This year's Mum Day pep rally will have a different feel as it will be a virtual one.
October 23, 2020

Despite uncertainties earlier this week about what Rider vs. Old High would entail amid coronavirus concerns, the Mum Day pep rally is still on. However, the traditional pep rally experience will be different...

Martin: Nothing beats Rider-Old High week

Stacie Martin standing in front of the No. 1 sign in the back of her classroom.
October 21, 2020

While I am certain that every school in the state of Texas has an arch-rival that it meets yearly and that school celebrates a homecoming of epic proportion, I cannot imagine that any of those celebrations...

Five Rider changes for 2020-21 you may not know

Rider High School will close down at the end of the 2023-24 school year.
August 17, 2020

With school set to resume on Thursday, Rider High School administration has published a variety of new protocols to ensure both the safety and productivity of students and staff. The Wichita Falls Independent...

A Broken Tradition or a Change for the Better?

Sophomores rehearse their
November 6, 2019

The Roundup Assembly has been a Rider-Old High week tradition for decades. Each year, Mr. and Ms. Raider nominees wow the audience with tricks and swing dancing, and the senior class puts on a skit that...

Rivalry Week: A Time for Tradition

Rivalry Week: A Time for Tradition
November 27, 2018

This was the 57th year of Rider tradition, and rivalry week has concluded. Traditions were upheld, games were played, and memories were made. Now, we will take a look back at the annual customs that make...

Choir: A Raider Tradition

December 18, 2014

Underground Dressup Days Destroy Tradition

October 21, 2009

A group of students at Rider decided to hold a top-secret meeting to come up with alternative dress up days than the ones that the cheerleaders already came up with to give the students more of a variety....

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