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Dr. Cody Blair is entering the spring semester optimistically despite local COVID-19 struggles.

Blair optimistic about spring semester at Rider

Sidney Lott, Staff Writer January 26, 2021

Dr. Cody Blair thought last semester ended on a positive note, and the Rider principal is encouraged by what’s in store for the spring.  More than 150 students returned to campus after a district-wide...

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

Rider reacts to $276.4 million bond passing

Manasvi Reddy, Editor-In-Chief November 7, 2020

Proposition A of WFISD’s school bond officially passed on Thursday evening upon the finalization of election results.  The proposal to construct two new high schools narrowly passed, receiving 14,538...

Stacie Martin standing in front of the No. 1 sign in the back of her classroom.

Martin: Nothing beats Rider-Old High week

Stacie Martin, Guest Columnist 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...

The Wichita Falls ISD is wanting to build two new high schools in this bond.

Everything you need to know about the WFISD School Bond

Seniors react to district's proposition to build new schools
Manasvi Reddy, Editor-In-Chief October 21, 2020

Early voting is underway, and among candidates contesting for presidency, city mayorship and the county commissioner are Wichita Falls Independent School District’s [WFISD] Propositions A and B to build...

Choir students practice social distancing in class

Dozens of students changing learning environment

Manasvi Reddy, Editor-In-Chief September 24, 2020

As the first six weeks of school draw to a close, several Wichita Falls Independent School District families have opted for their students to change instructional methods beginning this Monday. About...

The cafeteria and student center aren't as crowded with more students learning from home.

Allowing sophomores off-campus lunch is a win-win

Olivia Davenport, Staff Writer September 11, 2020

With only 68 percent of students back at Rider face-to-face this six weeks, there is an obvious reduction of bodies in the school, especially at lunch. Yet this depletion of students and other safety precautions...

First Rider Student Tests Positive for COVID-19

First Rider Student Tests Positive for COVID-19

Manasvi Reddy, Editor-In-Chief August 26, 2020

Wichita Falls Independent School District (WFISD) confirmed its second case of coronavirus in a press release on Wednesday night. The statement revealed that the student attended both Rider and the Career...

One last story

One last story

Senior Editor-in-Chief reflects on time spent working on The Rider Chronicle
Mandy Huynh, Editor-in-Chief May 15, 2020

I never thought being Editor-in-Chief for The Rider Chronicle meant complaining about the lack of writing involved in the position. Freshman me is definitely rolling over in the grave hearing herself complain...

2020 Graduation information released

2020 Graduation information released

Graduation information along with senior reaction to the announcement
Mandy Huynh, Editor-in-Chief 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...

Mr. Baskin watches former students Ashley Flores and Lily Tran complete a lab in AP Physics 1.

A direct relationship

Physic teacher Randy Baskin shares his story
Manasvi Reddy, Copy Editor April 1, 2020

Every year,  Randy Baskin begins his Honors Physics class the same way. He asks the students what the most important word in the English language is before tying all their responses back to a single word:...

Decision to remove courses causes discontent on campus

Decision to remove courses causes discontent on campus

Several parties respond to WFISD's course removals
Manasvi Reddy, Copy Editor February 28, 2020

Wichita Falls Independent School District (WFISD) is officially cutting a few Advanced Placement (AP) and Honors courses offered at Rider for the 2020-2021 school year.  The decision to do away with...

Power On: Esports comes to campus

Power On: Esports comes to campus

Sheridan Allen, Reporter/ Photographer February 21, 2020

A few months ago, room 243 was filled with dust and empty tables. Now it is filled with 24 smiling, laughing students as Rider welcomes the esports (electronic sports) club. Esports is competitive gaming...

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