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Rider seniors will be graduationg outside at Memorial again in 2021.

What will Class of 2021’s graduation look like?

Back to Memorial with masks optional
Sandra Le, Reporter May 10, 2021

As the final weeks of the year approach, preparations for summer and graduation are well underway. Considering last year’s ceremony occurred during a pandemic and without any practice, Rider’s 2020...

The plans for the new high schools' athletic facilities, located on the East and West side of Wichita Falls, passed with a large majority vote.

$13.5 million WFISD recreational facility bond passes

Manasvi Reddy, Editor-In-Chief May 4, 2021

The WFISD school bond to construct athletic facilities for the new high schools passed with an overwhelming majority on Saturday. With 3,560 voting in favor of the bond and 1,710 voting against it, the...

Q/A with vaccinated Raiders

Q/A with vaccinated Raiders

Sandra Le, Reporter April 23, 2021

As the vaccines continue to roll out, several faculty members and students within the school have received at least one dose. As of April 23, over 20 percent of Wichita County residents have been fully-vaccinated. ...

Crouch excited about joining naming committee

Crouch excited about joining naming committee

Rider teacher to contribute to new schools' naming process
Manasvi Reddy, Editor-In-Chief March 12, 2021

The naming process for WFISD’s two new high schools is officially underway. A committee of 40 individuals - 10 parents, 10 community members, 10 staff members, and 10 students 8th grade and below - met...

Dr. Cody Blair is entering the spring semester optimistically despite local COVID-19 struggles.

Blair optimistic about spring semester at Rider

Sidney Lott, Staff Writer January 26, 2021

Dr. Cody Blair thought last semester ended on a positive note, and the Rider principal is encouraged by what’s in store for the spring.  More than 150 students returned to campus after a district-wide...

Rider High School will close down at the end of the 2023-24 school year.

Rider reacts to $276.4 million bond passing

Manasvi Reddy, Editor-In-Chief November 7, 2020

Proposition A of WFISD’s school bond officially passed on Thursday evening upon the finalization of election results.  The proposal to construct two new high schools narrowly passed, receiving 14,538...

Stacie Martin standing in front of the No. 1 sign in the back of her classroom.

Martin: Nothing beats Rider-Old High week

Stacie Martin, Guest Columnist October 21, 2020

While I am certain that every school in the state of Texas has an arch-rival that it meets yearly and that school celebrates a homecoming of epic proportion, I cannot imagine that any of those celebrations...

Everything you need to know about the WFISD School Bond

Everything you need to know about the WFISD School Bond

Seniors react to district's proposition to build new schools
Manasvi Reddy, Editor-In-Chief October 21, 2020

Early voting is underway, and among candidates contesting for presidency, city mayorship and the county commissioner are Wichita Falls Independent School District’s [WFISD] Propositions A and B to build...

Choir students practice social distancing in class

Dozens of students changing learning environment

Manasvi Reddy, Editor-In-Chief September 24, 2020

As the first six weeks of school draw to a close, several Wichita Falls Independent School District families have opted for their students to change instructional methods beginning this Monday. About...

The cafeteria and student center aren't as crowded with more students learning from home.

Allowing sophomores off-campus lunch is a win-win

Olivia Davenport, Staff Writer September 11, 2020

With only 68 percent of students back at Rider face-to-face this six weeks, there is an obvious reduction of bodies in the school, especially at lunch. Yet this depletion of students and other safety precautions...

First Rider Student Tests Positive for COVID-19

First Rider Student Tests Positive for COVID-19

Manasvi Reddy, Editor-In-Chief August 26, 2020

Wichita Falls Independent School District (WFISD) confirmed its second case of coronavirus in a press release on Wednesday night. The statement revealed that the student attended both Rider and the Career...

One last story

One last story

Senior Editor-in-Chief reflects on time spent working on The Rider Chronicle
Mandy Huynh, Editor-in-Chief 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...

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