The Rider Chronicle

Reaching the Finale for the First Time

Reaching the Finale for the First Time

Dei Seamans, Reporter

March 26, 2018


Filed under News

When Rider High School's JROTC team received an email at the beginning of March they were ecstatic, for it revealed that they had qualified for the final round of the 2017-2018 JROTC Leadership and Academic Bowl. This is the first time Rider has won the opportunity to compete at the national level i...

A Note Above the Rest

A Note Above the Rest

Carson Lee, Editor-In-Chief

January 22, 2018


Filed under Feature, Rider Chronicle, Top Stories

The anticipation had risen, it was time to see if he would measure up. He had spent the last eight months preparing for this moment, and it all came down to this one audition. Then it was a waiting game. After auditioning earlier in the day, Junior Austin Taack sat among some of the best high school...

“Do it For Those Who Can’t”

“Do it For Those Who Can’t”

Jacob H. Wooten, Reporter, Website Manager

January 25, 2017


Filed under Featured Sports Story Carousel, News

Giving back is what the Rider Raiders were all about on September 17th, 2016 as they raised awareness about ALS by taking part in the annual Muscle Walk. Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or ALS, is a disorder involving the death of neurons that control voluntary muscles and causes many inabilities ...

In The Home Stretch

In The Home Stretch

Miranda Darné, Managing Editor

May 23, 2016


Filed under Sports

“Y’all please laugh because this is going to be funny.” Senior and softball manager Cortney Wood walked up to the pitcher’s mound readying herself to throw the first pitch of the game, the softball players cheering her on. With nervousness taking over, she hesitated to throw, choosing to...

Hey, What’s That Smell?

Hey, What’s That Smell?

Lilia Ruiz and Shannon Pyle, Reporter and Co-Editor-in-Chief

May 23, 2016


Filed under Feature

Preparations were made. The windows were all closed. All the rooms surrounding the courtyard were warned. It was all ready. As the Forensic Science students walked out onto their crime scene the first thing they noticed was the smell. “Sometimes you’re going to come up on a crime scene where ...

Fighting For Her Life

Fighting For Her Life

Jaidyn Lehman, Reporter

May 23, 2016


Filed under Feature, Video

“I’m sorry to tell you this, but you have stage one cancer.” That statement shifted junior Shelby Walter’s life forever. At 16 years old, Walter was diagnosed with Embryonal Rhabdomyosarcoma at the beginning of March. Embryonal Rhabdomyosarcoma is a rare uterine cancer with an average of...

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