The Student News Site of Rock Bridge High School

Bearing News

The Student News Site of Rock Bridge High School

Bearing News

The Student News Site of Rock Bridge High School

Bearing News


Shannon Freese May 9, 2012

I have been waiting since 1999 for this day to get here. I waited in the Mill Creek Elementary lobby area to get shots for kindergarten orientation. I waited in Gentry Middle School’s gym to find out...

Remembering the power of our voice

Remembering the power of our voice

Shannon Freese May 4, 2012

I’m going to miss you guys. I’m going to miss pulling out in front of you in the parking lot. I’m going to miss awkwardly saying hi to you in the hallways. I’m going to miss weaving through you...

Personal finance team repeats state win, prepares for nationals

Shannon Freese April 28, 2012

A mix of math, law and monetary awareness set the base for the multitude of questions that Rock Bridge’s personal finance team battled in order to win the state contest on April 20. After edging out...

Paper cuts

Shannon Freese April 26, 2012

A friend extends a piece of paper to me. It’s a note passed in class (we’re too old-fashioned for texting). As I grab it, the paper slides against my fingertips and slices my finger right open. Paper...

People on airplanes

Shannon Freese April 15, 2012

I've taken many plane trips in my lifetime. Continental and international, short and long, great and terrible, I've been there. However, on my trip from Seattle, Wa. to Minneapolis, Mn., a new type of...

Fake tans

Shannon Freese April 6, 2012

The sun gives us many wonderful things such as heat, light and energy. One of the things that people may take for granted is the ultra violet ray. Oh, the sweet UV rays that cause cancer also give us...

Lauded department chair reflects on coming retirement

Shannon Freese February 28, 2012

A teacher that’s taught for two decades would have always wanted to be a teacher, right? Wrong. For 29-year veteran Mary Dix, she began teaching only out of necessity and not because of interest. Although...

Artist uses inspiration to design, sell sneakers

Shannon Freese February 25, 2012

The first design senior Collin Sees came up with was just for himself. They were a 15-dollar pair of Common Ked Champion shoes, but to Sees they turned into a blank canvas. When he first bought the shoes,...

Story repeaters

Story repeaters

Shannon Freese February 23, 2012

“Oh, my God, the coolest thing happened the other day…” This is how it always starts. Something too awesome, too funny, too awkward happened the other day. From the cusp of that moment, the ultimate...

Mugs Up isn’t open in the wintertime

Shannon Freese February 10, 2012

Sometimes I just want a cheese zip. There’s a drive-in by Hickman High School that has the best root beer in all of Missouri. It has unbelievable chili and cheese, and the servers put it on anything...

Bruin wrestlers suffer close loss to Jeff City

Shannon Freese February 6, 2012

  Sophomore  Genero Cabera makes his move at a dual on Saturday. Photo by Katie O'ConnorOn Monday, Feb. 6, the Bruin wrestlers lost to the Jefferson City Jays 33-40 in a close battle, one match...


Shannon Freese February 3, 2012

I was born and raised in Columbia, Mo. I can count how many home football games I’ve missed on one hand. I love Mizzou sports. My parents must have raised me right because I consider anything and anyone...

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