The Rider Chronicle

Q/A with Senior Class President Anna Grisel

Q/A with Senior Class President Anna Grisel

Manasvi Reddy, Copy Editor

August 21, 2019

Senior Anna Grisel was elected class president after emerging victoriously from a grueling election last spring. Less than two weeks into the school year, the senior class officers have already hosted one event and are looking to gather students for many more in the months to come. As Rider’s officers...

Is it or Isn’t it Romantic?

Is it or Isn’t it Romantic?

Manasvi Reddy, Copy Editor

April 1, 2019

Romantic comedies, known for setting unrealistic expectations for love with whimsical fantasies and clichés, are an easy victim for those skeptical of the predictable and heartfelt plots of the genre. Screenwriters of “Isn’t it Romantic?”, Dana Fox, Erin Cardillo and Katherine Silberman have ...

What Colleges Don’t Tell You They Are Looking For: Volunteer Work

What Colleges Don’t Tell You They Are Looking For: Volunteer Work

Manasvi Reddy, Copy Editor

November 13, 2018

An article published by the Huffington Post explored the idea that perfect standardized test scores don’t guarantee admission to highly selective schools. If these colleges are looking for more than just high SAT and ACT scores, what can be done to receive admission to their competitive programs? ...

WFISD Seniors Claim Nationwide Titles

WFISD Seniors Claim Nationwide Titles

Manasvi Reddy, Copy Editor

November 13, 2018

For the past three years, Wichita Falls Independent School District (WFISD)  has had one National Merit Semifinalist from Rider High School. This year is no different, as senior Kerri Lu not only earned the prestigious title but made a perfect score on the qualifying Preliminary SAT (PSAT) exam. ...

Justice for Landavazo and Smith

Justice for Landavazo and Smith

Manasvi Reddy, Copy Editor

September 25, 2018

The final verdict of the Kody Lott trial, the 22-year-old man who was found guilty of killing Lauren Landavazo and injuring another student on their way home from McNiel Junior High on Sept. 2, 2016 has echoed throughout the community. The ruling, sentencing Lott to life in prison and a $20-thousand fi...

New Year, New Rules

New Year, New Rules

Carson Lee and Manasvi Reddy

August 31, 2018

With school officially back in session, students are waking up from summer-long snoozes to face multiple changes on campus. As they walked into school for the first time in months, they were greeted by an unfamiliar face: Dr. Cody Blair, the new Principal of Rider High School. Dr. Blair replaced M...

Standards for Standardized Testing

Standards for Standardized Testing

Manasvi Reddy, Reporter

January 18, 2018

The SAT (Scholastic Aptitude Test) and the ACT (American College Test) are standardized tests taken by high school students, typically juniors, to appeal to colleges and open doors to scholarships. These tests are no joke, in fact, the majority of well-known colleges in the U. S. require a certain per...

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