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Todd Chamberlain, Sonja Gandy, Phyllis Wright, Lesa Fletcher, Vicki Spaulding and Jan Albin at their retirement ceremony.
Retiring Raiders
Nico Thomas, Staff Writer • May 16, 2024

Rider is not the only thing coming to an end. So are six of Rider’s staff members' careers in education;...

Freshman Cheran Hooper placed sixth Wednesday at the UIL state poetry competition in Austin.
Cheran Hooper makes sixth in state poetry
Beckham Nobles, Copy Editor • May 16, 2024

Rider freshman Cheran Hooper advanced to the finals of the UIL state poetry competition, finishing in...

Rider junior Kenji Johnson signs the banner at last weeks Memorial High School event.
Signing the banner marks first event of new schools
Beckham Nobles, Copy Editor • May 1, 2024

Memorial Stadium to the naked eye last week looked like some sort of festival. Hundreds of people packed...

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Mia Gilmore overcame a hip injury to score 19 goals this season.
Rodriguez, Gilmore lead Lady Raiders' attack
Beckham Nobles, Copy Editor • April 5, 2024

The Rider girls soccer team has scored 91 goals heading into the Region I-5A Tournament. Senior forwards Mia Gilmore and Jimena Rodriguez combined have...

Senior Natasha Cruz missed out on state last year, but that has pushed her to be a better lifter this season.
From tears to triumph
February 27, 2024
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Opinion: Days off not worth the extra sleep
Opinion: Days off not worth the extra sleep
Beckham Nobles, Copy Editor • March 27, 2024

The worst part of school isn’t the homework or the tests, but having to wake up so early. The World Population Review finds that the average American adult wakes up around...

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Rider High School will close down at the end of the 2023-24 school year.
School closing ceremony to be held Thursday
Angelita Munoz, Staff Writer • May 21, 2024

Rider is holding a community event on Thursday at 11:30 a.m. of the school closing on the high school campus.  Every time a school opens or closes, Wichita Falls ISD has a ceremony hosted on behalf...

Kaitlyn Dunlap dissecting a mink.
Spring Has Sprung
Sheridan Allen, Reporter/ Photographer • March 9, 2020

It’s been a hectic last couple of weeks with many sports and academic events in full swing. Here are some pictures highlighting that.

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