The Rider Chronicle

Rider theatre advances to UIL area competition

April 11, 2011

This year the Rider theater advanced to area for the UIL one-act plays with their play "The Anatomy of Grey," where the two lead roles won awards for  their performances. "It kind of took us by surprise," senior Taylor Jackson said. "Everyone cried, even Mr.Jefferson. It made a big impact on us." Theater...

Rider students feel pain of past ridicule

Rider students feel pain of past ridicule

November 22, 2010

You’re gay. Just go kill yourself, no one wants you. For years sophomore Baden Gunter* lived with bullying from his peers. It got so bad that in sixth grade Gunter tried to kill himself. Today Gunter, who is straight, says he’s able to laugh off the remarks in large part because he’s become...

Who you gonna call? Hauntings Lead to Fun, Trouble

Who you gonna call? Hauntings Lead to Fun, Trouble

Erica Klenk

October 8, 2010

As he opens the gate, he looks up onto the house ahead of him. The house, where 30 years ago two brothers battled burglars, appears to be on fire. As the story goes, the house is haunted and the thought of it makes sophomore Mason Bata’s heart pound and palms sweat. The feeling he gets is all too...

Mrs. Bacus Takes A Bow

Erica Klenk

May 21, 2010

She stands at the front of the choir with her familiar warm smile and positive attitude towards her many students. As they sing the last note she puts her baton down and turns to the audience to take her final bow. The students tear up, and they clap for her. Choir director Karen Bacus plans to retire...

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