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Q/A with Rider students recently recovered from COVID-19

Q/A with Rider students recently recovered from COVID-19
October 30, 2020

It’s no secret that Rider students have contracted COVID-19 since the reopening of schools as more than 20 students and staff have come down with the virus. As the cases hit an all-time high across parts...

Q/A with senior wide receiver Nick Darcus

Senior Nick Darcus makes a catch in Rider's season opener against Midland.
October 16, 2020

Friday night will be a special one for many as it’s Senior Night for the Class of 2021’s JROTC, band, Raiderettes, cheerleaders and football. The Rider Chronicle is having a series of Q/As with the...

Philanthropy “masked” for charities

Philanthropy
September 15, 2020

“Why are you wearing a mask?” “They’re terribly comfortable,” Wesley said in The Princess Bride, “I think everyone will be wearing them in the future.”  Who knew such a simple phrase...

Changing Keys

The Pride of the Raiders Band practices in the mornings before school starts.
Band, choir adapt to new regulations
September 2, 2020

Across the nation, teachers have been forced to adjust their classes to new social distancing policies in order to keep students safe. Some fine arts courses such as choir and band are having to adapt...

Meet The Rider Chronicle Staff

Meet 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...

One last story

One last story
Senior Editor-in-Chief reflects on time spent working on The Rider Chronicle
May 15, 2020

I never thought being Editor-in-Chief for The Rider Chronicle meant complaining about the lack of writing involved in the position. Freshman me is definitely rolling over in the grave hearing herself complain...

Staying in touch

Staying in touch
Students share how they stay in touch during school closure
May 6, 2020

As social distancing continues, some Rider students have felt the effect of not seeing their friends for the past two months.  “I feel really isolated not being able to see my friends. I also just...

Q/A with senior pitcher Maverick Folmar

Rider pitcher Maverick Folmar is having his senior baseball season impacted by the coronavirus.
Senior athlete shares how the Coronavirus has affected them
April 8, 2020

Rider pitcher Maverick Folmar signed to play baseball with Vernon College and then looked forward to his senior baseball season.  However, the quick spread of Coronavirus has forced spring athletic...

A virus does not define a race

A virus does not define a race
March 30, 2020

The Coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak emerged in Wuhan, China and quickly spread around the world. With the rising number of cases, many people are quick to point fingers at a particular group, Asians.  Various...

Things to do in Wichita Falls A-Z

Things to do in Wichita Falls A-Z
Read about some ideas for a staycation at home
March 13, 2020

The Coronavirus has canceled all of your Spring Break travel plans. Now what? Here is an A-Z guide to keep you busy over the break.  A- Arcade The Deep End costs only $5 for unlimited games. Don’t...

Taking center stage

The Lion King has three shows this weekend and ends the following weekend.
March 5, 2020

Within the crowded halls of the school, sophomore Londi Reid is an average, everyday 16 year old. But under the lights of the Wichita and Backdoor Theatres, Reid is a well-known performer.  Reid, who...

Q/A with Valentine’s Day couples: Bledsoe and Groves

Q/A with Valentine's Day couples: Bledsoe and Groves
Sophomores discuss their long-term relationship
February 10, 2020

With Valentine’s Day later this week, the Rider Chronicle sat down to interview many Rider couples about their relationship.  Sophomores Bella Groves and Coleman Bledsoe have been dating for nearly...

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