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Top 10 movies coming out this summer

Top 10 movies coming out this summer

Olivia Davenport, Staff Writer April 16, 2021

Movie theaters were no exception to the effects of COVID, being shut down at least half of 2020. This summer is different than most because two summers’ of blockbusters are being crammed into one. As...

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  Both Midwestern State and Vernon College have withdrawn their...

Glidewell emerges as potent goalscorer

Glidewell emerges as potent goalscorer

Sidney Lott, Staff Writer April 1, 2021

Sophomore Aubrey Glidewell demands perfection when she is on the soccer field. Her impressive drive and determination has allowed her to thrive, even as a young player. Last year Glidewell played on...

Chasity Hurd has enjoyed her first year as  Rider's Community in Schools coordinator.

Hurd makes breakthrough in CIS return

Melina Stewart, Reporter March 31, 2021

What do you do when you feel trapped and suffocated from your overbearing emotions and problems that you feel like no one could help you with? Luckily, Communities in Schools is here to help with those...

Enchanted Forest will be the theme for the 2021 Prom.

Enchanted Forest prom is on

Sheridan Allen, Reporter/Photographer March 26, 2021

At the start of the year it was a question and in most minds a doubt if prom would even happen. But prom is an event that COVID didn’t cancel.  Rider will be having its annual spring dance on April...

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...

Retail therapy gone virtual

Retail therapy gone virtual

Rider students admit an increase in online shopping habits
Sidney Lott, Staff Writer March 5, 2021

Online shopping is very accessible, especially with the cold weather a couple weeks ago and the past year with COVID keeping people inside.  In fact, multiple studies have shown online sales have been...

Ranse Radtke is one of five seniors ready to take the field for the 2021 Raiders.

Senior baseball players excited for new season

Olivia Davenport, Staff Writer February 25, 2021

No team sport was affected by last year’s COVID shutdown more than baseball, which didn’t even get a chance to start district.  That disappointing ending has given this year’s seniors at Rider...

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...

Christ and Heather Preston has been together for 19 years.

Q/A with Valentine’s Day couple: The Prestons

Sheridan Allen, Reporter/Photographer February 12, 2021

With Valentine's Day around the corner, the Rider Chronicle sat down with married teachers Christ and Heather Preston. The couple of 19 years discussed how they met, their favorite memories and what...

Sidney's car without the green cowboy hat but don't worry it's still in there.

Reality of a teenage driver

Sidney Lott, Staff Writer February 9, 2021

I got my license a little over a month ago. Driving is really fun, unless you're being told to pick up and take people places. Getting your license is like unlocking a new freedom. Your new freedom let’s...

Not-so-typical Top 10 love songs

Not-so-typical Top 10 love songs

Olivia Davenport, Staff Writer February 8, 2021

Music can convey the strongest feelings of love. Whether with a significant other or single this valentines, you need some tunes to accompany all the pink and candy and hearts. I have composed a list of...

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