The Rider Chronicle

eBooks catching up to bound books in race to top

March 30, 2011

It's everywhere. It's on an airplane. It's in a camping tent. It's at home and hotel. It's at school. The sleek device that whispers stories of fiction and non-fiction through its glossy screen. With...

Political brunch opens student’s eyes to issues

Political brunch opens student's eyes to issues
March 30, 2011

He hosts a popular TV show. He is the author of multiple best selling books, one of which I am reading now. He is a national figure. Mike Huckabee was in town for a book signing on March 3, 2011...

Bullying causes unnessecary harm

November 22, 2010

Rude remarks, ugly names, hateful text messages. Facebook posts and videos on the web have become a prime source of bullying and are now causing teenagers and young adults to take their own lives to escape...

Lovely Bones Strikes a Chord

October 21, 2010

This book is amazing. It is awesomely narrated by a girl trying help her family, from the "in-between" of life and death, to cope with her murder, while she tries to deal with it herself. From the horrific...

A Great and Terrible Beauty: Great and Terrible

October 21, 2010

A Great and Terrible Beauty, written by Libba Bray, is without a doubt a mysterious selection. It's a story about the girl Gemma who seems to have been touched by destiny. It is a shockingly cryptic...

Worldshaker Proves to be Good Book

October 21, 2010

Worldshaker shook my world. Through the voice of his characters, Richard Harland expressed an amazingly revolutionary story about society and the unfair treatment of lower classes. While it is a fast-paced,...

A Job Well Done: Recognized Status Earned

October 8, 2010

This year Rider reached TEA Recognized status all thanks to the hard work of every student and all the staff members. Be proud. You’ve earned it. A big part of the reason we reached recognized campus...

Too Little Too Late: Don’t Wait, Get Involved Now

October 8, 2010

Rider was once thriving with clubs; people full of passion for a cause, now many of the once loved clubs have disappeared. There are many reasons as to why Rider has lost so many clubs, but the main reasons...

I Read Banned Books

September 30, 2010

Welcome to banned book week, week of the banned books, week of rebels, readers of rebellion. This is the week passionate readers come together to celebrate books and live in freedom with them. It is when...

The Bounty Hunter Delivers

April 14, 2010

Gerard Butler? Um, hot Scottish actor? I'd watch any movie with him in it. From The Phantom of the Opera to The Ugly Truth. And Jennifer Aniston? She is sassy and sexy and determined in all her movies....

Dragons Rock

April 14, 2010

How to Train Your Dragon is a classic story of a coming of age boy vying for the acceptance of his peers and father; Hiccup is a teenager growing up in a colony of Vikings, but unlike all of the other...

Field Hockey Fever

April 8, 2010

WFISD is home to award-winning bands, stellar soccer teams and a plethora of UIL teams. It is a thriving environment for the academically strong as well as one for traditional sports such as soccer, volleyball...

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