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Rider students light candles at last year's The Happening.

Rider/Old High Week Behind the Scenes

Class officers detail hectic schedules
Sheridan Allen, Reporter/Photographer November 7, 2019

With Rider/Old High week almost over, have you ever thought about everything that goes on behind the scenes?  All the planning and the hours students and staff spend to make this week happen?  The...

Last year in the Happening parade featured many organizations floats.

How to survive Rider-Old High week

A rundown on everything rivalry related
Mandy Huynh, Editor-in-Chief November 4, 2019

There’s something in the air during the first week of November. Perhaps it’s the excessive glitter used in the countless posters plastered on the hallways, or maybe it’s the 100-degree weather taking...

Rider Senior Class President Anna Grisel has high expectations for the 2019-20 school year.

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...

Student Council members volunteering with Friends of the Public Library on Teens Make a Difference Day.

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...

Rider Continues to Save Lives Through Annual Blood Drive

Rider Continues to Save Lives Through Annual Blood Drive

Carson Lee, Editor-In-Chief October 26, 2018

Last year, Rider High School received an award for the most blood donated in the state of Texas. Now, in hopes to continue, the student council put on another blood drive on October 22. There were...

Freshman Brylee-Grubb-Erwin is excited to sign in to the student council meeting and learn about special olympics.

Week of Sept. 21-25 By Shelby Davis

Shelby Davis, Photographer October 2, 2015

Karla Alvardo and Karla Gonzalez friendship over their school career has developed them into student leaders.

Karla’s Story

Campus student leaders started lifelong friendship in kindergarten, best friends now
Shawn Kirkland, Reporter September 28, 2015

She walked into the classroom, but she couldn’t speak English. It was 2002 and the first day of kindergarten for Karla Alvarado who had just arrived from Mexico City. She was attending an American...

Will Rainwater gives blood during the blood drive the week of Thanksgiving.

Students Can Save Lives Tomorrow

Theresa Dhein, Reporter May 18, 2015

By giving blood tomorrow Rider High School students have the opportunity to save lives. “When I was a sophomore I was in the hospital and I lost so much blood that I went into a shock so I would have...

Will Rainwater gives blood during the blood drive the week of Thanksgiving.

She Almost Died: Near Death Experience Gives Sorge A New Calling

Sara Sorge, Guest Reporter December 15, 2014

At 4 a.m. on April 20, 2013, my mom rushed me to the ER. I remember thinking as we pulled up to United Regional that the whole experience was surreal. When I got to the hospital the doctors said I...

Will Rainwater gives blood during the blood drive the week of Thanksgiving.

Blood Drive Gives Life

Cortney Wood, Reporter December 15, 2014

A near death experience drives student council president Sara Sorge to make each Rider blood drive a success. “I lost so much blood my sophomore year that I had a heart attack,” Sorge said. “People...

Student Council encouraged students to get involved around the community on Teens Make a Difference Day, Oct. 25.

A Difference That Matters

Teens Give Back To Their Community Through Volunteering At Various Establishments, Activities Around Wichita Falls
Kobie Lunsford, Reporter November 24, 2014

Sophomore Class President, Trisha Nicolas, didn’t expect so many teens ready to help at Faith Mission on a Saturday during October, but there they were, for the Teens Make a Difference program. “We...

Mrs. M explains what StuCo President Sara Sorge needs to go over during the Wednesday lunch meeting prior to Red Ribbon Week.

Painting For A Purpose Set For Nov. 20

Kiersten Scott November 12, 2014

On Nov. 20 the student council will host their “Painting-for-a-Purpose” event to raise funds that will go towards the purchase of Christmas gifts for children who would otherwise go without. “Right...

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