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Ready or Not

Ready or Not

Victoria Hitchcock, Section Editor

January 22, 2018


Filed under Feature, Rider Chronicle, Senior, Top Stories

First semester ends, the countdown begins. Graduation is only four months away, and talk of graduating brings about nervous, yet excited conversations of what is to come. However, senior Muzzamil Nadeem feels more than ready for college. Nadeem plans on attending University of North Texas or Midwestern St...

A Note Above the Rest

A Note Above the Rest

Carson Lee, Editor-In-Chief

January 22, 2018


Filed under Feature, Rider Chronicle, Top Stories

The anticipation had risen, it was time to see if he would measure up. He had spent the last eight months preparing for this moment, and it all came down to this one audition. Then it was a waiting game. After auditioning earlier in the day, Junior Austin Taack sat among some of the best high school...

Tips to Test

Tips to Test

Carson Lee, Editor-In-Chief

January 10, 2018


Filed under News, Rider Chronicle, Top Stories

Everyone told her she should’ve taken it sooner. She had been calm and prepared, ready to ace the test and watch the scholarships appear. Then she entered the testing room. It was a large, slightly dim classroom labeled “101A,” with the testing venue “Midwestern State Univ.” written...

Your 2016-17 Lunch Report

Jacob H. Wooten, Reporter, Website Manager

February 1, 2017


Filed under Briefs, News, Rider Chronicle

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 legislation. House Bill 2610 aims to give school districts more leeway with scheduling. “Sometime...

A ‘Major’ Change

A ‘Major’ Change

Chris Greenwood, Co-Chief Editor

February 1, 2017


Filed under Briefs, Feature, News, Rider Chronicle

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 started getting information on JROTC about 2 years before my retirement and always, in some...

From Text to Script: Excitement or Fear?

From Text to Script: Excitement or Fear?

Dei Seamans

January 30, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Rider Chronicle

It’s no secret that many of the most popular book series have been brought to life on the big screen. However, it would be a lie to say that all of these movie adaptations shared their paper counterparts’ popularity. A prime example would be the Percy Jackson and the Olympians series. The books...

Battle of the Arts 3 : Applied vs Performing

Battle of the Arts 3 : Applied vs Performing

Jacob H. Wooten, Reporter, Website Manager

January 27, 2017


Filed under Feature, Rider Chronicle, Senior

This is for scientific purposes. Not research. Lol.

Battle of the Arts 2 : Fine vs Performing

Battle of the Arts 2 : Fine vs Performing

Jacob H. Wooten, Reporter, Website Manager

January 27, 2017


Filed under Feature, Rider Chronicle, Senior

Performing is typically an art believed to be just an art rather than Fine Art. In reality, performing makes up its own art form which is the third art category that Battle of the Arts will observe. Performing Art is debatably the only art category that can put up a challenge to the music side of Fine Arts ...

Battle of the Arts 1 : Fine vs Applied

Battle of the Arts 1 : Fine vs Applied

Jacob H. Wooten, Reporter, Website Manager

January 27, 2017


Filed under Feature, Rider Chronicle, Slideshows

Everywhere you look, there is art. The difference between visually hidden and apparent ideas within art drive two conflicting methods of application and expression by interpretation of onlookers. Battle of the Arts will be an observation of the art forms that cultivate today’s society, projected through t...

A Dry Dilemma

A Dry Dilemma

Madie Hill, Reporter

October 13, 2014


Filed under Feature, Rider Chronicle, Top Stories

The drought. The dilemma everyone has heard of. The one thing that has impacted quite a few people in the Wichita Falls area, and in the Rider community, has been the drought. Senior Kelise Cunnignham’s family has been affected by the drought. Her family had to sell half of their cattle, and move...

Coming On Strong: Lady Raiders Present ‘Relentless’ Start This Season

Coming On Strong: Lady Raiders Present ‘Relentless’ Start This Season

Shannon, Sports Editor

September 17, 2014


Filed under Featured Sports Story Carousel, Rider Chronicle, Sports

At three different tournaments this year, the Lady Raiders dominated the court and set new expectations for future Rider volleyball teams. During the Double Tee tournament in Euless Trinity, Varsity won against the Granbury Lady Pirates, who are ranked 6th in the state. “It was exciting for us because...

Learn An Asian Art With The Spanish Teacher

Kobie Lunsford, Reporter

September 16, 2014


Filed under News, Rider Chronicle

In this day and age, people need to be able to defend themselves, and martial arts club can get students ready early on in their lives. The purpose of the Pyong Hwa Do Martial Arts Club is to open students to martial arts and help them better themselves and others. The club also does volunteer work. “The...

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