The Rider Chronicle

New Year, New You

New Year, New You

Sandra Le, Reporter

February 22, 2019

The New Year came and many people either chose a New Year’s resolution or a One-Word idea to follow throughout the year. New Year’s resolutions are like life goals such as losing weight, studying harder, eating healthier and even more, while one-words surround the idea of how you want to approac...

Going for the Gold

Going for the Gold

Manasvi Reddy, Reporter

February 28, 2018

Spring is almost here, and UIL academic competition season is already underway. For the sixteen teams representing Rider, these meets, organized by University Interscholastic League, provide a chance for any student, from the introverted brainiac to the outgoing performer, to express themselves while com...

Varsity Tennis Dominates at UIL

Varsity Tennis Dominates at UIL

Shannon Pyle, Feature Editor

June 4, 2015

Junior Taylor Gray had competed against the same girl at District, Regionals and then State. Though she was up 3-0 in the beginning of the last set against senior Domonique Garley from Saginaw High School, the set finished with a score of 6-3. This left Taylor second out of the entire state in girls’...

Staff Editorial

Staff Editorial

May 12, 2015

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...

Journalism State-Bound; Students Will Compete In Austin Next Week

Kayla Holcomb, Editor-in-Chief

May 21, 2012

Seniors Meghan Myracle and Jordan Campagna will be competing at State Academic UIL in Austin, Texas for journalism May 21-23, the first time that Rider has had students qualify in every journalism event. Myracle placed in editorial, and Campagna placed in headlines, news, and feature. “I never thought...

UIL sponsors stay proactive after budget cut in half

UIL sponsors stay proactive after budget cut in half

November 2, 2011

In past years, the UIL academic budget was $10,000. This year, it is only $5,000. "Funding has been a problem at the state level and now it's trickling down," Rider UIL coordinator and Literary Criticism sponsor Sandra Scheller said. "We're not the only ones who have to do this. Previously the team...

Lost books add up to high cost

Lost books add up to high cost

August 29, 2011

As school was ending last year, it looked as if Rider would lose $10,000 due to 174 missing books. Through the summer, that number shrunk. On the Thursday before school started, 107 books were still missing, adding up to $6,000 in books. Students who have lost books are out of luck until they pay...

Staff member places at UIL state competition

Erin Hagy

May 26, 2011

Sophomore Kayla Holcomb placed 5th in headline writing at the State UIL academic meet. This was Holcomb's first year on the journalism team and she had never planed to even compete in headline writing. "Before district, I had originally planned to do only feature writing, but someone dropped out of...

Rider theatre advances to UIL area competition

April 11, 2011

This year the Rider theater advanced to area for the UIL one-act plays with their play "The Anatomy of Grey," where the two lead roles won awards for  their performances. "It kind of took us by surprise," senior Taylor Jackson said. "Everyone cried, even Mr.Jefferson. It made a big impact on us." Theater...

UIL Budget Funding

Jordan Campagna

April 14, 2010

In a budget crunch year, the district's UIL teams were unable to travel to as many practice competitions as in previous years. "We're taking our first trip soon," Sandra Scheller, Literary Criticism and Ready Writing coach, said. "We're taking about half the team and it will cost around $2,500." This...

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