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The Student News Site of Rock Bridge High School

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The Student News Site of Rock Bridge High School

Bearing News

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on the Biden inauguration

Amira McKee January 14, 2021

A fter Congress certified the 2020 Electoral College votes despite riots Jan 6, national security officials have implemented new security measures for President-Elect Joe Biden’s inauguration Jan....

on returning to in-person instruction

on returning to in-person instruction

Amira McKee January 13, 2021

The Columbia Public Schools (CPS) Board of Education voted to return students to in in-person learning on a 5-2 decision Jan 11. Although students may opt to remain in virtual learning, elementary schools...

Science explains Zoom fatigue

Science explains Zoom fatigue

Amira McKee January 5, 2021

As the unprecedented need for social distancing forces society into increasing dependency on technology to communicate, the feeling of exhaustion following a day of video calls has become universal. “Zoom...

Students, staff reflect on presenting musical amidst pandemic

Students, staff reflect on presenting musical amidst pandemic

Amira McKee December 22, 2020

With a final virtual broadcast to audience members watching from home, the RBHS theater department concluded its production of the fall musical, Lucky Stiff, Dec. 4. Lucky Stiff follows the story of an...

Photo by Sophia Eaton

YAC meets with CPS officials to discuss concerns, questions regarding virtual learning, accessibility

Amira McKee October 15, 2020

Columbia Public Schools (CPS) administrators and Board of Education members joined Columbia’s Youth Advisory Council (YAC) at City Hall to discuss issues pertaining to Columbia’s students in the context...

Hands of adult female student typing on computer keyboard while studying at home in the evening

First day of online learning sparks discussions of academic equality

Amira McKee March 31, 2020

In accordance with Boone County Health Department’s social distancing guidelines, Columbia Public School (CPS) students began their first day of online learning using virtual study and communication...

NHSEB considers hosting national tournament virtually after cancellation

NHSEB considers hosting national tournament virtually after cancellation

Amira McKee March 31, 2020

The University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill, which hosts the National High School Ethics Bowl (NHSEB), is considering holding the competition virtually after announcing the cancellation of the...

Macro detail of Surgical medical face mask as individual protection device.

Students sew surgical masks to donate to healthcare facility amidst the COVID-19 pandemic

Amira McKee March 30, 2020

As a result of the COVID-19 epidemic, there has been a shortage of personal protective equipment (PPE), such as surgical masks, gowns and face guards. In order to subsidize the demand, several non-profit...

CPS considers commissioning new road out North parking lot

CPS considers commissioning new road out North parking lot

Amira McKee March 29, 2020

Columbia Public Schools (CPS) is considering commissioning an additional exit from the North Parking Lot to Peachtree Drive, an idea that began in 2014.  CPS Public Relations Director Michelle Baumstark...

CACC Culinary students prepare samples of hamburgers with onions at the Germany booth. Several Culinary students participated in Global Village, even if the culture they represented was not their own. These students filled the RBHS cafeteria during the event. Photo by Allie Pigg

Administration to enforce new sanitation polices among Global Village booths

Amira McKee March 13, 2020

Today’s Global Village has a bit of a twist thanks to health concerns stemming from COVID-19. RBHS principal Jacob Sirna sent an email at 1:08 a.m. March 12 to students and parents announcing stricter...

People of T/F: McKinely Dixon

People of T/F: McKinely Dixon

Amira McKee March 9, 2020

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RBHS Model United Nations team competes in MIZMUN conference

RBHS Model United Nations team competes in MIZMUN conference

Amira McKee March 3, 2020

The RBHS Model United Nations (MUN) Team competed in its second tournament of the year, the first ever University of Missouri Model United Nations Tournament (MIZMUN), Feb. 29. The tournament had only...

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