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Lip sync without the lips

Junior Caitlyn Cheek fakes playing the guitar during
Rider Theatre readies for beloved tradition
November 12, 2020

Lip sync is a well-known and beloved tradition at Rider High School.  Despite challenges faced due to COVID-19, the show must go on! With the mask mandate, actors have to rely on their body language...

Q/A with Rider students recently recovered from COVID-19

Q/A with Rider students recently recovered from COVID-19
October 30, 2020

It’s no secret that Rider students have contracted COVID-19 since the reopening of schools as more than 20 students and staff have come down with the virus. As the cases hit an all-time high across parts...

Martin: Nothing beats Rider-Old High week

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

A rundown for this year’s atypical Rider/Old High week

Students spent many hours over the weekend decorating for Rider-Old High week.
October 19, 2020

Throughout this year, expect the unexpected has felt like a common theme. Rider/Old High week is no exemption. Since the big week has been moved up almost a month, everyone is scrambling to meet deadlines...

Q/A with senior wide receiver Nick Darcus

Senior Nick Darcus makes a catch in Rider's season opener against Midland.
October 16, 2020

Friday night will be a special one for many as it’s Senior Night for the Class of 2021’s JROTC, band, Raiderettes, cheerleaders and football. The Rider Chronicle is having a series of Q/As with the...

Q/A with JROTC Battalion Commander Arianna Menden

Senior Arianna Menden at the September 25th game Rider vs Midland.
October 15, 2020

Friday is a special night as many seniors will be honored at the football game against Lubbock Coronado. The Rider Chronicle sat down with JROTC battalion commander Arianna Menden to talk about the organization...

Q/A with senior drummer Analisa Alvarez

Analisa Alvarez
October 14, 2020

As senior night approaches, many Rider organizations will be preparing to make this a year to remember. Among them is the Pride of the Raiders marching band led in part by senior center snare drummer Analisa...

Q/A with cheerleader captain Shayla Stevenson

Senior Shayla Stevenson at the freshmen corral
October 13, 2020

With senior night coming up this Friday, the Rider Chronicle is interviewing senior leaders who will be honored on the field during our senior night tradition. Senior captain Shayla Stevenson opened up...

Q/A with senior Raiderette captain Allison Clancy

Allison Clancy is a senior who will be honored Friday night.
October 8, 2020

Friday night will be a special one for many as it’s Senior Night for the Class of 2021’s JROTC, band, Raiderettes, cheerleaders and football. The Rider Chronicle is having a series of Q/As with the...

From the ground up

Allison Clancy, Kendall Grimes and Elaine Au have enjoyed starting up businesses while in high school.
Rider students thriving with small businesses
October 2, 2020

Most students would rather spend their free time studying, sleeping or doing something recreational. But for Rider’s Kendall Grimes, Allison Clancy and Elaine Au, they’ve used their spare hours to...

Rider Alum Shares Her Story

Nina Chapman is a Rider graduate who recently published a fiction book that referenced her youth  living in Wichita Falls.
September 28, 2020

Nina Chapman didn’t always plan to be an author.  The native Wichitan who graduated from Rider in 1999 loved writing and telling stories, but admits she wasn’t the scholarly type and didn’t enjoy...

Q/A with head football coach Marc Bindel

Rider coach Marc Bindel addresses his football team during the recent Midnight Madness practice.
September 24, 2020

Coming off a 9-5 record and second consecutive trip to the state quarterfinals in 2019, this year the Rider Raiders are anxious to back up their lofty state ranking. With multiple athletes committed to...

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