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

Pregnancy prevention: Government should provide birth control

April 26, 2012

By age 45, half of all women will have experienced an unintended pregnancy, according to the Guttmacher Institute. These unplanned pregnancies have serious consequences. The Minnesota Department of Health...

Undecided Abby Thompson

April 10, 2012

Deciding on the right fit for college is not something that particularly enthralled me. To be honest, going to college in the first place isn’t something I’m all that excited about. Sure, I can’t...

Cora Trout

April 8, 2012

The infamous word that begins with C and ends with –OLLEGE is inescapable. It has been looming all year. When I returned from spring break, my mailbox was flooded with envelopes branded with college...

Abby Spaedy will be student body treasurer next year.

Meet Abby Spaedy, candidate for student council treasurer

April 5, 2012

Why are you running for this position? I am good with numbers, and I have been on student council for the last two years. So I just thought it would be fun to run for a position this year. What impact...

Planetarium renovation brings joy, wonder to children

April 4, 2012

The lights dimmed, casting a faint blue glow on the surrounding white walls in the dome shaped room of the planetarium. Excitement flooded the onlookers faces as they anticipated the actions of the new...

Supporting education: tenure offers job security, maintains standards

February 23, 2012

Effective classroom management arises from experience. A competent teacher’s students will gain 52 percentile points over a year’s time, whereas those of an ineffective teacher will only gain 14 percentile...

Teen reunites with childhood characters

February 3, 2012

On Tuesday, Jan. 31, "Sesame Street Live: Elmo Makes Music" came to Columbia to put on a show. Although the characters and stories are usually geared toward children, that didn't keep high school students...

Students should care about local issues

Students should care about local issues

February 2, 2012

The future of the nation is indifferent. The people who have the most at stake in the future vote the least, while those with the least investment in the future are among the most involved in deciding...

After school junior Dean Ampong performs a trick with his yo-yo. Ampong started yo-yoing when he was in fourth grade. Photo by Paige Kiehl

Ampong’s interest in yo-yos remains constant

February 1, 2012

As others entangle themselves in cell phones and television, junior Dean Ampong has another way of making use of his time. He instead chooses to yo-yo. This art is one of the oldest known forms of entertainment....

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