The Rider Chronicle

A Broken Tradition or a Change for the Better?

Sophomores rehearse their

Manasvi Reddy, Copy Editor

November 6, 2019

The Roundup Assembly has been a Rider-Old High week tradition for decades. Each year, Mr. and Ms. Raider nominees wow the audience with tricks and swing dancing, and the senior class puts on a skit that showcases their four years of high school.  However, there has been a change this year: The Roundup will now...

When the Lights Go Down

When the Lights Go Down

April 6, 2018

The time of year when girls go on shopping sprees and boys do whatever it takes for a special someone to say yes to the perfect prom proposal has arrived. On Saturday, April 7, from 8:00 pm to 11:00 pm, prom will be taking place at the Field House. Head of the prom committee, teacher Marina King ha...

Raider of the Month: December

Blue swing flags spin through the air during a halftime performance as senior Molly Whitaker performs. “It’s really fun performing with swing flags,” she said. “Except for the time I got the silk wrapped around my neck and almost choked to death during my solo.”

Sierra Hodges, Reporter

December 18, 2015

  Brushing out her hair, she starts the two braids that hang down the side of her head. As she pulls on her costume and does her make-up, she prepares for the halftime show. She starts to sing the counts in her head, she goes through the motions silently. She gets off the bus and walks into...

Raider Of The Month: October

“I take dance more seriously now because I found a way to express myself.” Senior Peyton Tally finishes her solo at competition, spring 2015.

Sierra Hodges, Reporter

November 2, 2015

Breathing in a deep breath she starts her turn. Five... Six...Seven...Eight... She counts to prepare the dancers. Every pep-rally, game, dance is different, and they all have to be polished. Her brown hair in a perfect bun and gold glitter on her right eye, dance team captain Peyton Tally puts a big...

More Than Football

After a touchdown at the game against Abliene Cooper the cheerleaders take the flags that spell

Sierra Hodges-Yarbrough, Photographer

February 13, 2015

Rider Dances

November 8, 2011

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