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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...

MSU-Burns Fantasy of Lights are up at MSU.

Home for the holidays

5 places to visit during Christmas break
Meghan Helton, Copy Editor December 11, 2020

With cold weather finally settling in and the Thanksgiving holiday having passed, there is an unmistakable anticipation in the air. As Christmas break approaches, the COVID-19 restrictions will be making...

Nina Chapman is a Rider graduate who recently published a fiction book that referenced her youth  living in Wichita Falls.

Rider Alum Shares Her Story

Melina Stewart, Reporter September 28, 2020

Nina Chapman didn’t always plan to be an author.  The native Wichitan who graduated from Rider in 1999 loved writing and telling stories, but admits she wasn’t the scholarly type and didn’t enjoy...

Mr. Baskin watches former students Ashley Flores and Lily Tran complete a lab in AP Physics 1.

A direct relationship

Physic teacher Randy Baskin shares his story
Manasvi Reddy, Copy Editor April 1, 2020

Every year,  Randy Baskin begins his Honors Physics class the same way. He asks the students what the most important word in the English language is before tying all their responses back to a single word:...

Things to do in Wichita Falls A-Z

Things to do in Wichita Falls A-Z

Read about some ideas for a staycation at home
Sandra Le and Mandy Huynh, Reporter and Editor-in-Chief March 13, 2020

The Coronavirus has canceled all of your Spring Break travel plans. Now what? Here is an A-Z guide to keep you busy over the break.  A- Arcade The Deep End costs only $5 for unlimited games. Don’t...

Putting the Pep in Spring

Putting the Pep in Spring

Sheridan Allen, Reporter/Photographer January 29, 2020

Although out of the norm for Rider’s students, the school will be having the first and only spring pep rally of the year Friday to help show love and support for the spring sports. “I want to stress...

Rider admins weigh in on New Year's resolutions

Rider admins weigh in on New Year’s resolutions

Manasvi Reddy, Copy Editor January 15, 2020

Each new year, people around the world take the opportunity to make resolutions, setting a goal for what they hope to accomplish. It’s a wonderful time to reflect on the highs and lows of the past year...

10 Unknown Things About the Library

10 Unknown Things About the Library

Sheridan Allen, Reporter/Photographer October 23, 2019

Although the library is in the middle of the school, some features of Rider’s library remain unknown to the students and the staff.  Here’s a list of 10 great things about the library you may not...

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...

Senior Peter Nguyen is the host of this year's pep rallies.

Guest Column: How can the student section improve?

Senior Peter Nguyen shares his thoughts
Peter Nguyen, Guest October 17, 2019

Senior Peter Nguyen, the student council president shares his views on the student section and how to improve it in this guest column.  If you’ve ever attended one of football’s home games and...

Senior Aribah Tahir draws a personalized pattern with henna for her client.

A Handmade Touch

Mandy Huynh, Editor-in-Chief October 10, 2019

Senior Aribah Tahir once only practiced henna, a paste used to make temporary tattoos, on her own hands. But then the Rider senior expanded into drawing the Middle Eastern body art onto interested students,...

Mickey Limchitti (left) and Juhye Tak (right) are living together in Wichita Falls.

Under One Roof

Rider foreign exchange students share host family
Sheridan Allen, Report/ Photographer September 19, 2019

Before this year, Mickey (Slin) Limchitti and Juhye Tak were separated by 2,311 miles and the South China Sea.   Now, the Rider junior foreign exchange students, who consider themselves sisters, are...

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