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The Student News Site of Rock Bridge High School

Bearing News

The Student News Site of Rock Bridge High School

Bearing News

A look at the hail that fell Wednesday, April 17, in Columbia. photo by Trisha Chaudhary

Different forms of fear alter perspectives

Sam Mitchell April 26, 2013

Recent experiences have brought the concept of terror back into the forefront of the news and students' minds. A recent severe weather storm, the Boston Marathon bombing and other incidences introduced...

Successful day for track leads into big multi-state event

Successful day for track leads into big multi-state event

Sam Mitchell April 21, 2013

Yesterday morning, April 20, the varsity and JV boys and girls track and field teams boarded buses bright and early to travel to Kirkwood and Mexico respectively for the varsity team to compete in the...

Photo by Maddy Jones

Allergies complicate teenagers’ lives, interfere with daily routines

Sam Mitchell April 20, 2013

When senior Frank Rae was in kindergarten, his allergies set him apart from other students. While they ate their hearty spaghetti smothered in marinara sauce, Rae had to eat plain noodles. While other...

Art by Paige Martin

Sleep deprivation affects student performance

Sam Mitchell April 19, 2013

Each morning I wake up around 6:30 a.m. with my mind in a daze.  I hear the alarm poundingincessantly in my ear, and I blindly swing my hand at the clock trying to stop the noise.  After a few seconds...

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‘Evil Dead’ remake serves shocking visual effects, little plot depth

Sam Mitchell April 8, 2013

  Evil Dead had high expectations to live up to as a pseudo-remake of the ultra-popular and critically acclaimed 1981 horror/comedy movie of the same name. The new Evil Dead, now purely focused on...

Students gathered at Maryville University yesterday, March 9 for the JEHSEH competition. Photo by Atreyo Ghosh

Research teams excel at symposium

Sam Mitchell March 10, 2013

Four RBHS students competed in the Junior Science, Engineering and Humanities Symposium at Maryville University in St. Louis yesterday, March 9. In this competition, students presented research papers...

Art by Jennifer Stanley

FAFSA opens education opportunities

Sam Mitchell March 5, 2013

As high school seniors get ready to take their next steps, financial considerations become more and more apparent. According to the Rock Bridge guidance profile, 87 percent of RBHS seniors plan on attending...

Acting 2-3 class members carry props back into school after competition. Photo by Lauren Puckett

Acting 2-3, debate battles snow, performs in District Competition

Sam Mitchell March 4, 2013

On March 1, the RBHS Acting 2-3 class participated in districts Reader’s Theater and One Act competitions in Mexico, Missouri. Each member of the Acting 2-3 class performs in one of the two group events,...

Girls basketball seniors end season with decisive victory

Girls basketball seniors end season with decisive victory

Sam Mitchell February 24, 2013

Yesterday, Feb. 23, the RBHS girls basketball team played against Nernix Hall at home in the team’s ‘Senior Night’ game which celebrated the seniors’ last home game of the season.  The seniors...

Sophomore Cierra Porter (4) out jumps Jeff Citys players Kezia Martin (50) and Megan Foster (32) to score another shot for the Bruins. Porter scored 19 points for the team contributing to the dominating score of 72 to 21. Photo by Paige Kiehl.

Girls basketball defeats Miller Career Academy

Sam Mitchell February 16, 2013

The RBHS Girls Basketball team faced off last night, Feb. 15, against Miller Career Academy in one of their final games before districts.  The game was a decisive victory for the Bruins, as they won...

Students join in national jean drive

Sam Mitchell January 29, 2013

Jeans strung up in the RBHS main commons serve as a reminder of what so many take for granted as an everyday part of life and what so many are without. Members of  Rock Bridge Reaches Out began a collection...

January 2013: Media Specialist, Gwen Struchtemeyer assists RBHS senior Connor Fraser with studying for the ACT. Many students take the generous opportunity offered by Structemeyer to better prepare them for achieving a higher score on the standardized test. Photo by Aniqa Rahman
Originally posted in 2013

Media Specialist prepares pupils for ACT

Sam Mitchell January 12, 2013

Whether it be early morning before the first bell of the school day, lunch time when most teachers and students are taking a short break from their work, or after school on a Friday afternoon when most...

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