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The Student News Site of Rock Bridge High School

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RBHS Baccalaureate

RBHS Baccalaureate

Alyssa Piecko May 23, 2013

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Olly Murs ‘Right Place Right Time’ doesn’t disappoint

Alyssa Piecko April 26, 2013

When I saw Olly Murs as an opening act for One Direction in Chicago last year, he immediately attracted my attention. His voice and his style is so unique. His setlist definitely blew me away because...

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Jason Aldean’s ‘Night Train’ tour performs in Columbia

Alyssa Piecko April 22, 2013

When junior Whitney Cravens received a text from her dad stating that he had bought her tickets, she was more than excited to read who they were for: Jason Aldean. She had been waiting for the opportunity...

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Brad Paisley obtains eclectic style with new album ‘Wheelhouse’

Alyssa Piecko April 16, 2013

When I was told I was going to review Brad Paisley’s new album Wheelhouse, I was more than excited to hear what it had to offer. One of my favorite songs of all time, “Online," is by Brad Paisley,...

Just a few inches short

Just a few inches short

Alyssa Piecko April 15, 2013

The fact that engineers hate me plays a big part in my life. The way that things are built and my 4’11” height don’t usually equate well. Shelves are too high, clothing racks hit me in the head,...

February 9, a cheer squad at Authority Gym prepares to perform in front of the judges at the Jamfest Nationals competition.

All-Star, competitive cheer exhibits dedication in season

Alyssa Piecko March 7, 2013

  As sophomore Mara Herman entered the America Center in St. Louis, all she could think about was her foot. Having to walk from the parking garage to the building was already giving her an issue;...

Teens commercialize Valentines Day

Teens commercialize Valentine’s Day

Alyssa Piecko February 14, 2013

I remember in elementary school when every Valentine’s Day was an excuse to just have a party. I wrote out Valentine cards to everyone in the class because no one should feel excluded. And when I gave...



Alyssa Piecko January 28, 2013

In January, The ROCK staff looked at the multiple facets of rejection in high school life. After turning in more than a dozen applications to various businesses around Columbia, junior Phoebe Johanningmeier...

Pentagon lifts ban on women in combat

Pentagon lifts ban on women in combat

Alyssa Piecko January 24, 2013

The Pentagon lifted parts of an age-old ban preventing women from participating in combat roles in the military Jan. 23. According to Pentagon spokesmen, this will enable up to 237,000 women to officially...

I am the perfect height for ...

I am the perfect height for …

Alyssa Piecko January 18, 2013

During the end of eighth grade to the beginning of ninth grade, I stopped growing. My height didn’t change from there on, and while I am now in high school, I live with the many disadvantages of being...

Planned Parenthood atmosphere changes mindset

Alyssa Piecko January 11, 2013

A camera slung on my back, the scene in front me played out like a silent movie. A few picketers parked outside of Planned Parenthood waved their signs up and down; their eyes bore holes in my back as...

Are athletes really what they eat? Photo by Aniqa Rahman

Diets give teams health standards

Alyssa Piecko December 26, 2012

A fancy breakfast of pancakes with syrup and powdered sugar is the furthest thing from ideal for junior basketball player Jackson Dubinksi. For his first meal instead, he blends up a protein shake and...

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