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How we've grown in a year

How we’ve grown in a year

Sandra Le, Staff Writer March 16, 2021

At this time last year, the future was uncertain. Countries were closing, death tolls rising and near global panic ensued. At this time last year, my Spring Break trip to New York was canceled at the last...

Dos and don’ts about applying for scholarships

Sheridan Allen, Reporter/ Photographer March 2, 2021

Students have known about scholarships since they were in elementary school.  However, scholarships can also be confusing, from knowing what to apply for or who to ask for recommendations. Like most...

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...

Philanthropy

Philanthropy “masked” for charities

Sandra Le, Reporter September 15, 2020

“Why are you wearing a mask?” “They’re terribly comfortable,” Wesley said in The Princess Bride, “I think everyone will be wearing them in the future.”  Who knew such a simple phrase...

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...

Crowe: Reflecting on time as Raider yearbook editor-in-chief

Crowe: Reflecting on time as Raider yearbook editor-in-chief

Carsen Crowe , Yearbook Editor-in-Chief May 8, 2020

For those who don’t know me, my name is Carsen Crowe. I’m a graduating senior, and I have had the honor to be the editor in chief of the yearbook staff for the past two years.  This program has...

A virus does not define a race

A virus does not define a race

Sandra Le, Reporter March 30, 2020

The Coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak emerged in Wuhan, China and quickly spread around the world. With the rising number of cases, many people are quick to point fingers at a particular group, Asians.  Various...

Importance of time hits home with Nana's passing, coronavirus

Importance of time hits home with Nana’s passing, coronavirus

Rider Chronicle Staff Writer March 24, 2020

Everyone takes time for granted. Everyone takes some of the smallest things for granted. I’ve taken so much for granted, and it’s all gone now. When the coronavirus was just affecting China, I had...

The senior class officers organized a voter registration drive earlier this semester.

Guest Column: Why you should vote and how

Senior Travis Christoff explains the importance of voting
Travis Christoff , Guest February 26, 2020

With the Texas Democratic and Republican primaries rapidly approaching on March 3, the Rider senior class officers are doing everything they can to keep eligible students able, ready and excited to vote....

Last year in the Happening parade featured many organizations floats.

How to survive Rider-Old High week

A rundown on everything rivalry related
Mandy Huynh, Editor-in-Chief November 4, 2019

There’s something in the air during the first week of November. Perhaps it’s the excessive glitter used in the countless posters plastered on the hallways, or maybe it’s the 100-degree weather taking...

Senior Peter Nguyen is the host of this year's pep rallies.

Guest Column: How can the student section improve?

Senior Peter Nguyen shares his thoughts
Peter Nguyen, Guest October 17, 2019

Senior Peter Nguyen, the student council president shares his views on the student section and how to improve it in this guest column.  If you’ve ever attended one of football’s home games and...

A Night to Remember

A personal story from Senior Night
Mandy Huynh, Editor-in-Chief September 30, 2019

“Why am I more nervous about tonight than region?” Senior Ethan Hughes said. I could only smile and laugh nervously as I felt the exact same way. I was trembling inside that giant inflatable I’ve...

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