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10 Unknown Things About the Library

10 Unknown Things About the Library

Sheridan Allen, Reporter/Photographer

October 23, 2019

Although the library is in the middle of the school, some features of Rider’s library remain unknown to the students and the staff.  Here’s a list of 10 great things about the library you may not have known about.  3D printer  One of the newest things to the library this year is a 3D printer t...

Season 8 of Game of Thrones Expectations

Season 8 of Game of Thrones Expectations

Emily Dillard, Reporter

February 22, 2019

Season eight of Game of Thrones is coming out this year on April 14 and people are ready. A lot of theories about the show surfaced when HBO released a commercial about new seasons and new shows that were coming out in 2019, which featured around a seven second part of the last season of Game of Thro...

The Next Chapter

The Next Chapter

Chris Greenwood, Copy Editor

January 2, 2018

Following the start of the new school year, Sydney Stockton, Librarian sets out to revamp the library at Rider High School.  It’s all a part of her 10 year plan.  While some of the books are from when the school opened in 1961 and have literary value, Stockton said they aren’t being touched.  In...

Creating Worlds from Nothing

Creating Worlds from Nothing

Dei Seamans, Reporter

December 4, 2017

National Novel Writing Month, known throughout the Internet as NaNoWriMo, is an online event that lasts all of November. Participants attempt to write a 50,000 word novel by 11:59 p.m. on Nov. 30. December through February are known as the “Now What?” months, in which the writers can take the time t...

From Text to Script: Excitement or Fear?

From Text to Script: Excitement or Fear?

Dei Seamans

January 30, 2017

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...

‘Rise Red As The Dawn’, Read Red Queen

“The Truth doesn’t matter. It only matters what people believe.”
Red Queen, Victoria Aveyard

Cortney Wood, Co-Editor in Chief

May 23, 2016

Periodically throughout a year, book nerds absolutely spaz out over a new book and rave about it continuously. As many books as I read a year, I tend to fall in love with characters, or places, or ideas, but I really haven’t found a series that I am in LOVE with since fourth grade when I was introduced...

Deadline Changes Perception of Time

Meghan Myracle

October 4, 2011

Senior year, we go to school and take it all in...trying to capture the memories and take nothing for granted, I mean it’s the last year of high school right? But what if it were your last year alive? What if your classmate, the one you just called out for asking a "stupid" question, was burying a...

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 the single motion of a finger, a page has been turned. No more losing your place, no more licking...

Lost Textbooks Create Budget Strain

Branden Robinson

January 8, 2010

Last year, lost textbooks accounted for $10,000 of school debt, and the school is still not finished paying for the problem. "We lost a lot of books last year," assistant principal Peter Braveboy said. "Before, many seniors failed to turn in their books." Now, the school has a new policy. The school...

Picoult’s Plain Truth Worth Reading

Jordan Campagna

January 8, 2010

Famous for writing My Sister's Keeper, Jodi Picoult has a whole array of other, fabulous books out there, each one usually covering a different controversial topic. In Plain Truth, an Amish girl gets pregnant and has a child. She's unmarried though. In her world, that is one of the worst things you ...

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