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Your 2016-17 Lunch Report

WFISD shortens your lunch time from 45 to 30 minutes.
February 1, 2017

Fifteen minutes is all it takes to put the eyes of a student into the view of an administrator. Fifteen minutes that WFISD cut from every high school’s lunch time in order to compensate for new state...

A ‘Major’ Change

A 'Major' Change
Rider JROTC starts off the year with a new Senior Army Instructor
February 1, 2017

Most days, Senior Army Instructor Robert Smith doesn't just step into his car and spend 20 minutes travelling to work. He spends about one and a half hours and crosses a state border to teach his classes. "I...

Blood Drive Gives Life

Will Rainwater gives blood during the blood drive the week of Thanksgiving.
December 15, 2014

A near death experience drives student council president Sara Sorge to make each Rider blood drive a success. “I lost so much blood my sophomore year that I had a heart attack,” Sorge said. “People...

STAAR Results No Longer Part Of Exam Exemptions

STAAR Results No Longer Part Of Exam Exemptions
December 5, 2014

A high school student may opt out of semester exams if his grades and attendance records meet the district’s current standards WFISD said in a news release. This year’s prerequisites are on a class...

JROTC Sponsors First Step Benefit

JROTC Sponsors First Step Benefit
December 5, 2014

The J.R.O.T.C. will be hosting a 12 Days of Christmas to benefit First Step of WF (the local women’s shelter). They will be collecting donations of clothes, shoes, toys, etc. They will be placing boxes...

Painting For A Purpose Set For Nov. 20

Mrs. M explains what StuCo President Sara Sorge needs to go over during the Wednesday lunch meeting prior to Red Ribbon Week.
November 12, 2014

On Nov. 20 the student council will host their “Painting-for-a-Purpose” event to raise funds that will go towards the purchase of Christmas gifts for children who would otherwise go without. “Right...

Biology Club Relaunches

Biology Club Relaunches
November 7, 2014

For the first time in several years, Rider has a functioning Biology Club. “We actually had a lot more people there than I thought we were going to,” senior and Biology Club President Kiersten...

Graves Back And Ready To Dominate Spring Season

October 10, 2014

Preparing for the 2015 season, the lady Raider’s softball team welcomes Coach Linda Graves back to the team as one of the JV coaches. Graves assisted assistant principal Cody Blair in the 2012-13...

New Assistant Golf Coach With Head Coach Wallerich

September 17, 2014

Even though the season hasn’t started, the rider golf team is hard at work practicing Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays after school. The upcoming season is accompanied by the introduction of a new...

Mu Alpha Theta: It’s Not All About Math

September 16, 2014

The National Math Honor Society is preparing for another year full of community service and volunteerism. “A lot of people think all we do it sit around and solve math problems.” sponsor Lydia Coyle...

Opportunities To Give Back With StuCo

Giving back with StuCo.
September 15, 2014

Rider Student Council is an organization that offers different volunteering activities to its members. “Student Council allows everyone to give back to our community in a way that students enjoy,...

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