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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

Sophomore forward Sta Omar runs after a PHHS Chick in an effort to win the ball. Omar, a two-year varsity member, said she can feel the changing dynamics on her team. I think our team has a ways to go to become the team we want to be, Omar said. But I am confident, as we have shown a drive that will make us dangerous in the future.

Girls’ soccer hopeful after Pleasant Hill loss

Allie Pigg April 18, 2019

In a crushing finale to a busy week of soccer, the RBHS girls’ soccer team [7-6] lost to the Pleasant Hill High School (PHHS) Chicks [9-1] with a score of (0-6) April 18. The Bruins put the effort into...

Light: Allie

Light: Allie

Allie Pigg April 17, 2019

Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that, Dr. Martin Luther King said. Although the quote can serve as a metaphor for a range of life’s struggles, for this photo, take it literally....

Reflection: Allie Pigg

Reflection: Allie Pigg

Allie Pigg March 15, 2019

Reflection can mean a lot of things. It can refer to remembering one’s past, checking the rear view mirrors of a car or the image people see while they brush their teeth every morning. Reflection can...

Senior forward Grace Davis creates space between the ball and an HHS midfielder at the jamboree. The jamboree is important for the team because its the first time well all get to really play together and get an idea of what our team is going to look like this year, Davis said. Hopefully we also use it as an opportunity to come out and show the other teams the kind of competition were gonna be this season.

Girls’ soccer kicks off season at jamboree

Allie Pigg March 8, 2019

The girls’ soccer team opened their season at the jamboree Friday, March 8. The Bruins joined Battle High School (BHS) and Hickman High School (HHS) at BHS to play their first competitive minutes as...

Find Your Passion: Allie

Find Your Passion: Allie

Allie Pigg February 15, 2019

Oprah Winfrey calls passion an energy. One may find that energy when they discover a place where they feel comfortable; where they feel free to put everything into enjoying where they’re at despite...

English teacher Greg Irwin stayed comfortable in his sweats with a blanket wrapped around him. He said he dressed up as a snuggly 37-year-old father of four. Photo by Allie Pigg

A snapshot of Courtwarming ‘Snow Day’

Allie Pigg February 13, 2019

Today, Wednesday, Feb. 13, was the third day of Courtwarming. Students and teachers represented the day's theme, 'Snow Day,' in bundling up for a day on the slopes or coming cozy in pajamas. Tomorrow's...

City Lights raises their cups of coffee during their show. This portion of the performance was all about a work day in an office, and how they could not get through it without a cup of black coffee.

Benefit Concert empowers local organization, competitive show choir

Allie Pigg February 1, 2019

On the evening of Thursday, Jan. 31, the RBHS Performing Arts Center filled with song for the annual Show Choir Benefit Concert. The event has become a tradition among the choirs at RBHS as well as throughout...

Junior Lindsey Smith and senior Maddi Butler dance during their performances to the excited fifth graders. City Lights show this year is based on an office.

City Lights performs at fifth grade extravaganza

Allie Pigg January 10, 2019

As RBHS students dragged their legs into another day of school on Wednesday, Jan. 9, fifth graders eagerly filed into the Performing Arts Center (PAC) to attend the RBHS portion of the annual Fifth Grade...

Sophomore Ellie Barnett smiles big as she prepares to begin the second part of the Bruins routine. Barnett believes the team is ready to compete at state. This year we have gotten better at mostly everything, Barnett said. If we just don’t get nervous then everything we have will go [to state with us].

Cheer sparkles at state showcase

Allie Pigg November 29, 2018

Story and photos by Allie Pigg Thursday, Nov. 29, the RBHS cheer team took its home floor before a crowd one last time before heading to the state competition at Lindenwood High School this Saturday, Dec....

Senior forward Quintin Liddle hugs his teammate, junior midfielder Preston Fancher, after the game. Liddle was emotional when the final whistle blew, realizing he had just finished his final game as a Bruin. [This game meant] everything, Liddle said. And thats it.

Soccer falls to Lee’s Summit at sectionals

Allie Pigg November 11, 2018

It was an unlucky 24 hours on RBHS’ Sells Field. After the football team’s heart wrenching 29-27 loss Friday night, the boys' soccer team [17-6-1] took the field Saturday afternoon in their sectional...

Senior Drew Morris, a politics fanatic, worked for Josh Hawley’s campaign for U.S. Senator this 2018 Midterm Election. In addition to seeing the campaign to its victory, this election was Morris’ first time exercising his civic right to vote.

Brightened by the ballot

Allie Pigg November 9, 2018

On the evening of Tuesday, Nov. 6, as the rest of America had eyes glued to their screens at home, patiently awaiting the results from the 2018 Midterm Election, senior Drew Morris sat in a hotel conference...

Japanese caricature artist Mitsuru Yamada works on his caricature of freshman Alexa Kogha.

Caricature artist brings Japanese culture to RBHS

Allie Pigg November 1, 2018

In the Halloween essence of character masks and Jack-O-Lanterns, Japanese caricature artist Mitsuru Yamada and his apprentice Makoto Matsumura made a special visit to RBHS to speak with Sensei Shawn Beatty’s...

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