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New Club on the Block

New Club on the Block

Rider's new Nerd Club gives students a place to find friends with the same interests.
Victoria Hitchcock, Section Editor February 28, 2018

Movies often depict high school to be full of cliques. There are the jocks, the goths, the geeks, the preppy kids, and countless others. As ridiculous as they seem on screen, a less extreme version does...

Ready or Not

Ready or Not

The end of high school is quickly approaching for seniors.
Victoria Hitchcock, Section Editor January 22, 2018

First semester ends, the countdown begins. Graduation is only four months away, and talk of graduating brings about nervous, yet excited conversations of what is to come. However, senior Muzzamil Nadeem...

Tips to Test

Tips to Test

Carson Lee, Editor-In-Chief January 10, 2018

Everyone told her she should’ve taken it sooner. She had been calm and prepared, ready to ace the test and watch the scholarships appear. Then she entered the testing room. It was a large, slightly...

Learning From Leaders

Learning From Leaders

Teachers incorporate Pineapple Professional Development into their classrooms.
Victoria Hitchcock, Section Editor January 2, 2018

The first week of November 2017 set in motion a new method of professional development. The pineapples you may see adorning classroom doors around the school aren’t just for decoration, they serve a...

Without Words

Without Words

Carson Lee, Editor-in-Chief January 2, 2018

She wakes up at 5:50. She leaves the house at 6:30. It’s a daily one hour and two-minute commute to Rider High School from her house in Graham, but this is just one of the “should be” challenging...

Leah Schrass ends the school day doing what she loves.

Stepping Up to Step Down

Leah Schrass leads on and off the court
Carson Lee, Editor-in-Chief November 29, 2017

The match is over. The result is final. The team breaks into applause in support of one another. For the veteran player and captain of the tennis team Leah Schrass, this is one of the many reasons why...

Erin Wisch works on a costume before the performance.

Behind the Scenes: Lip Sync

Victoria Hitchcock, Feature Section Editor November 29, 2017

Lip Synch is a much-loved production put on by Rider Theatre every year. It is exactly what it sounds like, the actors dance and lip sync to music according to the show’s theme. In year’s “Hall...

Battle of the Arts 5 : Applied vs Applied

Design : A production which shows the look and function of objects before they are built.
Jacob H. Wooten, Reporter, Website Manager March 21, 2017

We have learned to only view the visual and musical beauties of the Fine Arts without considering that not even our acting or dancing could be art. Performing Arts aside, Battle of the Art’s next observation...

Make Your Voice Heard

Make Your Voice Heard

February 12, 2016

There are only 272 days until the 2016 Presidential Election. When the day finally arrives on Nov. 8, the United States will choose the next leader of the nation. The voice of this generation rides on...

Standing center stage, Junior Katie McGinn continues her role as stage manager in ‘Our Town’. “The stage manager provides insight on and being a human being and living.”

Raider Of The Month: Februrary

Sierra Hodges, Reporter February 12, 2016

Freshman year: the only Thespian. Sophomore year: acting in everything she could. This year, junior: President of Drama Club with almost 200 Thespian points. When she heard her name announced...

Infamous Infestation

Infamous Infestation

November 20, 2015

8:49 p.m., Tuesday, October 27th. They sat grouped around a computer, chatting as they finished up the October paper deadline.  Two editors and their adviser, completely unsuspecting of what was about...

Falls Fest takes center stage for the last time.

Falls Fest Takes a Bow

30 year annual outdoor event kicks off the last time
Cortney Wood, Co-Editor-In-Chief September 24, 2015

Lucy Park has been fenced off and the posters and billboards have been hung all around town. Through the years, Falls Fest publicity chair Lindsay Greer has never gotten used to the 5 o’clock rush. She...

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