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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

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Safe driving calls for mirror on service road

Ann Fitzmaurice April 26, 2019

Pulling out of RBHS’ south parking lot and onto the service road, a driver has three options: left, right and an accident. The third choice becomes available with either direction the driver decides...

92 Seconds

92 Seconds

Ann Fitzmaurice April 25, 2019

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I was in a panic

I was in a panic

Ann Fitzmaurice April 23, 2019

When senior Ella Mary arrived at a friend’s house, she looked forward to an afternoon of playing video games and listening to music. She sat with her friend, and the pair became invested in the popular...

I didnt say yes

I didn’t say yes

Ann Fitzmaurice April 23, 2019

Reflecting back on her first year of high school, junior Grace Johnson realized the relationship she was in was not healthy. Johnson knew she was not happy while she was dating her ex-boyfriend, a senior...

I wasnt asking for it

I wasn’t asking for it

Ann Fitzmaurice April 23, 2019

In fall 2015, senior Shelly Perry had just begun her first year of high school. Instead of worrying about navigating the halls of RBHS, Perry fell into what would affect her for years to come. Her freshman...

I asked him to stop

I asked him to stop

Ann Fitzmaurice April 23, 2019

While she was at a friend’s house in Kansas City for a party, 2018 alumna Kerry Miller felt excited to be a “grown up,” though she was only a sophomore in high school. Miller attempted to adopt the...

He was my friend

He was my friend

Ann Fitzmaurice April 22, 2019

During her sophomore year of high school, 2018 alumna Elizabeth Jones became sexually involved with one of her friends. Jones said their transition from friends to sexual partners came simply because the...

I didnt know what happened

I didn’t know what happened

Ann Fitzmaurice April 22, 2019

For the last half of her junior year, senior Kayla Wilton was romantically involved with a boy though she was not officially dating him. Wilton and he went on dates, like taking her dog to the dog park,...

They would just grab me

They would just grab me

Ann Fitzmaurice April 22, 2019

At just 12 years old, senior Katie Morey met her first romantic partner, who, at the time, was biologically female but identified as gender neutral. The pair kept most of their relationship online as they...

Police investigate threatening bathroom wall graffiti (Updated)

Police investigate threatening bathroom wall graffiti (Updated)

Ann Fitzmaurice April 15, 2019

t approximately 12:15 p.m. today, a student reported threatening graffiti on one of the stall walls of a RBHS boys’ bathroom, according to a statement RBHS Principal Dr. Jennifer Rukstad emailed to teachers...

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Student reflects on social media use, impact on adolescents

Ann Fitzmaurice March 26, 2019

For six or more hours a day, sophomore Kelly Barnes’ life becomes engulfed in an array of memes, television shows and pictures of friends. Despite her choice to spend her time connected online, Barnes...

Us, a multi-layer phenomenon

‘Us,’ a multi-layer phenomenon

Ann Fitzmaurice March 23, 2019

Jordan Peele’s “Us” was the first horror movie I’ve ever seen in a movie theater. It blew my mind. The casting, screenplay, cinematography and any other positive movie term all applied to this...

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