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Changes in dual-credit classes

Changes in dual-credit classes

Meghan Helton, Reporter April 15, 2021

Students wanting to take dual-credit courses through Vernon College won’t be able to do so at the Career Education Center any longer.  Both Midwestern State and Vernon College have withdrawn their...

Jordan Tolleson is new to powerlifting this year.

Raising the bar

Tolleson thrives in new sport after suffering concussion
Meghan Helton, Copy Editor March 10, 2021

Sophomore Jordan Tolleson is still competing, but instead of diving to save a black-and-white ball, she balances hundreds of pounds on a metal bar across her shoulders. After suffering three concussions...

Single Pringles on Valentine’s Day

Single Pringles on Valentine’s Day

Treat yourself because you deserve it
Meghan Helton, Copy Editor February 12, 2021

Valentine’s Day is on the horizon, a pink and red reminder of what us singles are lacking. But consider this for a moment: instead of worrying about why you’re not in a relationship, take a day to...

Junior Eduardo Cerna is one of Rider's top players for the 2021 season.

Q/A with boys soccer coach Dustin Holly

Meghan Helton, Copy Editor January 8, 2021

Already off to a 4-0 start, the varsity boys soccer team kicked off this season with a top spot in the region. The Rider Chronicle sat down with head coach Dustin Holly to talk about expectations, key...

Val Valencia playing League of Legends during esports.

Paving the virtual road

Meghan Helton, Reporter December 15, 2020

The world of online gaming is becoming more popular, due in part to the rise of pro and amateur gamers streaming on platforms such as Twitch and YouTube. Similar to the other millions of female gamers,...

MSU-Burns Fantasy of Lights are up at MSU.

Home for the holidays

5 places to visit during Christmas break
Meghan Helton, Copy Editor December 11, 2020

With cold weather finally settling in and the Thanksgiving holiday having passed, there is an unmistakable anticipation in the air. As Christmas break approaches, the COVID-19 restrictions will be making...

The ultimate spooky season movie marathon

The ultimate spooky season movie marathon

Staff October 27, 2020

It's the spookiest time of year once again, but Halloween looks different this year due to COVID-19 restrictions. Since trick-or-treating and visiting haunted houses are considered high-risk activities,...

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Q/A with senior drummer Analisa Alvarez

Meghan Helton, Reporter October 14, 2020

As senior night approaches, many Rider organizations will be preparing to make this a year to remember. Among them is the Pride of the Raiders marching band led in part by senior center snare drummer Analisa...

Q/A with virtual students returning to school

Q/A with virtual students returning to school

Meghan Helton, Copy Editor October 9, 2020

Dozens of Rider students recently stepped into the high school for the first time in 2020-21 as they made the transition from remote to face-to-face learning.  The Rider Chronicle found and selected...

Junior Sydney Haston steams milk at Frank and Joe's. Haston is one of serval Rider students working during the pandemic.

Rider students working despite the danger of coronavirus

Meghan Helton, Reporter October 2, 2020

High school is hard enough on its own, but add working in the middle of a pandemic, and you’ve got a whole new world of responsibilities. In workplaces everywhere, new safety precautions have been...

Ashtyn (Tolbert) Huff discusses getting married in a pandemic and her new role as a cheerleading coach.

Q/A with Ashtyn Huff about her wedding during pandemic, new role

Meghan Helton, Copy Editor August 31, 2020

Another summer has come and gone, but needless to say this one was different for teacher Ashtyn (Tolbert) Huff. Not only did Huff prepare for a second year teaching in a global pandemic, but she also had...

Meet The Rider Chronicle Staff

Meet The Rider Chronicle Staff

The Rider Chronicle Staff August 31, 2020

The Rider Chronicle's staff has grown to seven members for this school year. Their goal is to work together to share the latest news, sports, trends and current events on campus with their readers. Introducing...

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