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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

Track competes at Dale Collier Invitational

Track competes at Dale Collier Invitational

Amanda Kurukulasuriya April 29, 2019

The RBHS track team attended the Dale Collier Invitational at Kirkwood High School Saturday, April 27. The meet comes towards the end of their season with two meets, districts, sectionals and state remaining. Freshman...

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House Bill 269 allows Bible literacy in schools

Amanda Kurukulasuriya April 26, 2019

Missouri is one of six states to push for Bible literacy in schools this year. Missouri House (HB) Bill 267, written by Republican State Rep. Ben Baker of Missouri’s 160th District, would give schools...

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Community reacts to Green New Deal

Amanda Kurukulasuriya April 26, 2019

Although Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., and Sen. Ed Markey, D-Mass. introduced the Green New Deal to Congress Feb. 7, many Americans are still unfamiliar with the contents of the bill. Ocasio-Cortez...

Students and coach Daryl Moss pose at the Warehouse Theater after winning second runner-up a Mid-Missouri Louder Than a Bomb finals.

Slam poetry team places third at Louder than a Bomb finals

Amanda Kurukulasuriya April 21, 2019

Saturday, April 20, four RBHS students performed at the Mid-Missouri Louder Than a Bomb slam poetry competition finals after advancing from semi-finals the prior Saturday. They placed second runner-up...

Learning to live after trying to die

Learning to live after trying to die

Amanda Kurukulasuriya April 4, 2019

Warning: Contains sensitive subjects When I mention my experiences in the psych ward, I try to keep it light. I tell people about the snow globes we made out of urine sample jars or a pleasant girl I met...

Art by Reece Furkin

Public transit legislation problematic for student transportation

Amanda Kurukulasuriya April 4, 2019

Missouri House Bill 606, introduced by Representative Chuck Basye, would modify existing student transportation systems by having some Columbia Public Schools (CPS) students ride city buses rather than...

Photo by Allie Pigg.

Working for two: Maternity leave standards to change, impact RBHS mothers

Amanda Kurukulasuriya April 2, 2019

During President Donald Trump’s State of the Union speech, few sections received bipartisan applause. One notable exception, however, was his announcement that his budget would include nationwide paid...

Art by Isabel Thoroughman

… influential women around the world?

Amanda Kurukulasuriya March 31, 2019

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on North Korea sanctions

on North Korea sanctions

Amanda Kurukulasuriya March 26, 2019

In a tweet from March 22, President Donald Trump announced that he would lift new sanctions aimed at North Korea, undermining the decision of his Treasury Department. These sanctions targeted a Chinese...

Art by Isabel Thoroughman

… female humanitarians?

Amanda Kurukulasuriya March 21, 2019

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Art by Isabel Thoroughman

… famous female authors?

Amanda Kurukulasuriya March 18, 2019

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Art by Isabel Thoroughman

… influential African American women?

Amanda Kurukulasuriya March 11, 2019

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