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Bella Kelleher competes with her competitive cheer team

More than serves and digs

Volleyball players balance extracurricular activities
Sidney Lott, Reporter December 4, 2020

Rider’s volleyball team just finished up a successful season, winning the District 5-5A title and advancing to the third round of the playoffs.  While they all have their strengths on the court,...

Junior Caitlyn Cheek fakes playing the guitar during

Lip sync without the lips

Rider Theatre readies for beloved tradition
Olivia Davenport, Staff Writer November 12, 2020

Lip sync is a well-known and beloved tradition at Rider High School.  Despite challenges faced due to COVID-19, the show must go on! With the mask mandate, actors have to rely on their body language...

The Lion King has three shows this weekend and ends the following weekend.

Taking center stage

Sandra Le, Reporter 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...

Maddie Nichols tries to crack the case during the first Murder Mystery event in Oct. 2018.

A Series of Spooky Events

Manasvi Reddy, Copy Editor October 22, 2019

With Halloween right around the corner, seasonal festivities are underway. Rider High School has several “spooky” events that will be hosted by numerous student organizations. Murder Mystery returns...

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...

When I Grow Up....

When I Grow Up….

Brooke Inman, Reporter December 18, 2015

Most teens seem to get lost on the path of growing up, and often times figuring out how to achieve their dream careers is the most difficult part.

Photo by: Kylie Dougherty

Lethal Theatrics

Raiders discuss Radium Girls production
Alexa Vincent, Reporter March 6, 2014

A final tug on his silky white suit prepares sophomore Jayce Russell for his entrance. He positions himself onto the edge of the step so he doesn’t come in late. The entire auditorium is an inky...

Rider theatre advances to UIL area competition

April 11, 2011

This year the Rider theater advanced to area for the UIL one-act plays with their play "The Anatomy of Grey," where the two lead roles won awards for  their performances. "It kind of took us by surprise,"...

Lip Synch delivers strong performance

Danielle Adams October 27, 2009

Lip Synch, an 11-year tradition held only by Rider, once again brought down the house on three separate occasions with its mix of intense and emotional pieces. Though one would expect every song in...

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