The Student News Site of Rock Bridge High School

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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

Debate team headed to nationals

Isaac Pasley March 22, 2012

Following a school year of preparation, the RBHS debate team participated in the Missouri State High School Activities Association competition March 15 and 17. Debate teacher Stacey Bonderer said RBHS...

GetAboutColumbia to fund new section of trail

Isaac Pasley February 25, 2012

Bicycling has long been a popular way to get around Columbia, and residents will soon have another trail to use for it. As part of a multi-part, $5.1 million federal grant, GetAbout Columbia and Columbia...

Maplewood barn celebrates 40th birthday

Isaac Pasley February 23, 2012

Nifong Park theater, which caught fire, is in the process of rebuilding. After almost two years of rebuilding, Maplewood Barn will once again be open. According to the theater’s official website, the...

Golden Cow fights against M.S.

Isaac Pasley January 26, 2012

A  popular student tradition at RBHS, the Golden Cow lip-synching competition is just around the corner. The event will take place Wednesday, Feb. 1, with auditions having concluded Jan. 24. In the...

Swimmers regroup with greater numbers

Isaac Pasley December 13, 2011

The girls’ swim team has undergone a monumental face lift this year. In the past, the team was small, with only 11 swimmers competing last year. However, this year’s team includes an expanded roster...

JV cross country attempts to inspire, create tone for varsity

Isaac Pasley October 28, 2011

The JV cross country runners have a way of instilling a spark in their varsity peers. Whenever the cross-country team competes, the JV team always races before the varsity team. As a result, the JV team...

Advisory wastes time: Program impacts productivity

Advisory wastes time: Program impacts productivity

Isaac Pasley October 27, 2011

Picture this: You’re in a classroom, but the teacher’s not giving a lesson, so you have an hour and a half to do assignments. This doesn’t sound that bad on the surface, but halfway through the...

At the top of their lungs: RBHS fans in the Bru Crew section at the Providence Bowl cheered wildly. The RBHS football team went on to win the Providence Bowl. With “ROCK BRIDGE” spelled out on their stomachs, they faced the HHS students dressed in purple and gold on the opposite side of the field. Rival fans taunted the Bruins by placing a stuffed bear through a sword and passing it through the crowd, mocking the Bruin mascot. Bru Crew members showed up with jeers of their own, dressing in diapers to make fun of the Kewpie mascot. Photo by Maria Kalaitzandonakes

High schools enjoy lasting rivalry

Isaac Pasley September 23, 2011

The rivalry between RBHS and HHS is epitomized each year when the two schools contend for the Providence Bowl title. On Aug. 26 this tradition continued. On one side of Faurot Field, an RBHS white-out...

photo by Asa Lory

New high school construction progressing on plan

Isaac Pasley September 21, 2011

Throughout all of 2011, the Columbia Secondary Education Planning Committee has worked on planning the new Battle High School, scheduled to open in the fall of 2013. Since January 2011, this 25-person...

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