The Rider Chronicle

Out With the Old, In With the New

Out With the Old, In With the New

Victoria Hitchcock and Mandy Huynh

September 6, 2018


Filed under Feature, Rider Chronicle, Top Stories

When the student body learned that they would be receiving chromebooks for classwork this year, their reactions varied widely. The news brought about feelings of excitement from some, and contempt for change from others. Some students, like senior Anna Razavi, are frustrated with new requirements to use a ...

New Club on the Block

New Club on the Block

Victoria Hitchcock, Section Editor

February 28, 2018


Filed under Feature, Top Stories

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 tend to exist in real life, and this division can leave some kids feeling excluded. Everyone want...

A Different Perspective

A Different Perspective

Dei Seamans, Reporter

February 28, 2018


Filed under Feature, Top Stories

Imagine waking up tomorrow morning in France, surrounded by a culture that’s seemingly alien-like. Now imagine having to live there, with only the knowledge of the country gained through pop culture. For some students at Rider, that was their experience arriving in America for the first time. “It’...

To Make a Champion

To Make a Champion

Carson Lee, Editor-In-Chief

February 26, 2018


Filed under Feature, Sports, Top Stories

With the Olympics having wrapped up this past week, several young athletes have had the chance to represent their country, some of whom earned a medal. The youngest of these was 15-year-old Alina Zagitova in figure skating. From the U.S. 17-year-old Red Gerard won the gold in Men’s slopestyle. “Se...

Learning From Leaders

Learning From Leaders

Victoria Hitchcock, Section Editor

January 2, 2018


Filed under News

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 greater purpose. They are a part of the Pineapple Chart, a system that allows teachers to observe othe...

Without Words

Without Words

Carson Lee, Editor-in-Chief

January 2, 2018


Filed under Feature, Top Stories

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 aspects of her day. Sophomore Jackie Anaya is deaf. When she was a toddler, her parents became aware...

Chasing the Waves

Chasing the Waves

Myla Johnston, Reporter

May 27, 2016


Filed under Feature, Video

Sophomore Trinity Kronlein sat in her room, writing in a notebook full of poems. Her phone went off, Kronlein looked over and when she saw a message from freshman Aiden Potter, she played the recording. As she began to listen to the guitar solo, She looked back at her notebook. This was the beginning...

Students Thankful After Lockdown Incident

Students Thankful After Lockdown Incident

Rider Chronicle Staff

February 19, 2016


Filed under News

The Carrigan Career Center was placed on lockdown this morning after a man, who was allegedly armed, approached the building. The man did not enter the building. According to Times Record News reports, he was later found in his home and is now in jail. Rider junior Gabby Roberson was in the school...

Dive In For District

Dive In For District

Jared Bruner, Reporter

February 12, 2016


Filed under Sports

It’s Thursday and senior Elaina Terrell and the other Rider swimmers just finished warming up. She sits and waits for her event to be called. “Girls 50-yard Freestyle.” That’s her cue. Terrell gets up, puts her swim cap on and steps behind one of the diving boards. As she slips her goggle...

Cold as Ice

Cold as Ice

Sierra Hodges, Reporter

February 12, 2016


Filed under Feature

“If I don’t get in the water on Saturday, you all get 25 bonus points.” When junior Maddie Royal got that Remind 101 message from Coach Owens, her day was made. At the time, Owens was one of the highest earning teachers in the run for the Polar Plunge. The Remind was salvation. To save her AP...

Terrified, But Ready…I Guess

Terrified, But Ready…I Guess

Cortney Wood, Co-Editor-In-Chief

February 12, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Take a bow, the grand finale, the last lap. The ways of saying it are endless.  It’s the end. Senior year. This is the first time I have written those words, and I hate that. I graduate this year, and it terrifies me. I’m the exact opposite of every other senior. Everyone I hear ha...

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