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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

John Potter, a parents of CPS students, speaks in front of the Board of Education on Oct. 12 at the Aslin administration building. Photo by Ana Manzano

Board of Education votes to keep middle and high school virtual, elementary to return Oct. 19

Isaac Yontz October 13, 2020

Columbia Public Schools (CPS) Board of Education held a regular session at the Neil C. Aslin administration building to discuss and vote on sending students back to in-person learning on Oct. 12. After...

Two students at the university of Missouri wait in line to enter Silverball Arcade and Bar late at night on Friday Sept 25. Photo by Parker Boone.

MU administration needs to own their mistakes, suspend in-person classes

Isaac Yontz September 30, 2020

A two-week COVID-19 study published by Columbia Public Schools (CPS) reports case rates were on a steady incline from Aug. 24, the first day of the academic semester at the University of Missouri—Columbia...

Art by Snowy Li.

Art flourishes through innovative mediums

Isaac Yontz April 14, 2020

The Institute for the Future and Dell Technologies conducted a study that concluded 85% of the jobs that will exist in 2030 haven’t been created yet. The fast-paced, evolving technology of the modern...

A standardized test. Photo by EnvatoElements

ACT, SAT cancel April, May exams

Isaac Yontz March 19, 2020

The College Board and American College Test (ACT) company canceled the April 4 ACT and May 2 Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) exams, respectively, March 16; this cancellation comes as an attempt to prevent...

Photo by Ana Manzano. Art by Sophie Froese.

The Wasian complication

Isaac Yontz March 19, 2020

Throughout my entire adolescent life, I’ve felt left out. Especially during elementary and middle school, it seemed like I never fit in with social groups. From my olive-colored skin to my thick, curly...

Times tells the story of Sibil Richardson, a wife fighting for her husbands release.

‘Time’ leaves viewers unsatisfied with poor pacing

Isaac Yontz March 9, 2020

Time drives a compelling message, which unfortunately was subdued by its disjointed plot and overtly politically charged stance. With a story spanning over two decades, Director Garret Bradley highlights...

True/False hosts its first party of the year, Jubilee

True/False hosts its first party of the year, ‘Jubilee’

Isaac Yontz March 6, 2020

Hundreds of people lined up to enter True/False’s opening masquerade party, Jubilee, at the Missouri Theater. The lively atmosphere lead to many different conversations. The age-diverse line, filled...

Administration changes district funded ACT policy, date

Administration changes district funded ACT policy, date

Isaac Yontz February 19, 2020

The mandatory Columbia Public Schools (CPS) funded American College Test (ACT) will take place Feb. 25, more than a month earlier than last year's testing date.   Director of counseling Rachel Reed...

Paris Agreement

Paris Agreement

Isaac Yontz February 8, 2020

Definition and Purpose The Paris Agreement (Accord), or COP21, was created in Dec. 2015 to combat the effects of climate change. The agreement included articles that restricted the amount of carbon each...

Renewable Energy

Renewable Energy

Isaac Yontz February 8, 2020

Definition and purpose Renewable energy is defined as supplying our house through the use of solar panels (solar or thermal), windmills (wind), and various other developing forms that do not emit carbon...

Nuclear Energy

Nuclear Energy

Isaac Yontz February 8, 2020

Definition and Purpose Nuclear energy is created from a process called fission, which splits uranium atoms. this process creates steam and by a turbine generator to create electricity. The main use for...

Show choir to host charity benefit Feb. 6

Show choir to host charity benefit Feb. 6

Isaac Yontz February 5, 2020

RBHS show choir will host its 16th annual Show Choir Benefit on Feb. 6 in the Performing Arts Center (PAC) at 7 p.m. Tickets are five dollars and available at the door. On top of RBHS show choir’s attendance,...

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