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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

Boys golf gives valiant effort, comes up short

Boys golf gives valiant effort, comes up short

Atreyo Ghosh April 23, 2013

Monday, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., the varsity boys golf team attended a tournament at the Jefferson City Country Club, where they came in 5th after a frustrating match. The golfers played a host of teams,...

A group of cyclists take a short break near the Big Tree.
photo by Asa Lory

Missouri champion tree stands tall as local landmark

Atreyo Ghosh April 21, 2013

For more than 350 years, it has stood resilient and weathered mighty floods and sweltering droughts. The Big Tree, as the locals call it, is the champion Burr Oak of Missouri, which designates it as the...

Assistant Principal Dr. Lisa Nieuwenhuizen. Photo by Asa Lory

Assistant principal becomes published author

Atreyo Ghosh April 18, 2013

Assistant principal Dr. Lisa Nieuwenhuizen is one of many writers of the recently-published Anti-Racist School Leadership, a book about equity, social justice and, as the title suggests, anti-racist school...

Student View: Patenting Genes

Student View: Patenting Genes

Atreyo Ghosh April 17, 2013

The Supreme Court heard oral arguments for a case today, Monday, April 15, on the issue of patenting human genes. The case, Association for Molecular Pathology v. Myriad Genetics, centers around the Myriad...

The Farmers Market re-opens

The Farmers’ Market re-opens

Atreyo Ghosh April 5, 2013

Throughout the winter snow pummeled the  the Activity and Recreation Center parking lot, where farmers once regaled vegetables. Where chatter once filled the warm air blew icy winds. Where vendors happily...

Maus steps down as principal

Maus steps down as principal

Atreyo Ghosh April 5, 2013

In a faculty meeting today with superintendent Dr. Chris Belcher, RBHS principal Mark Maus announced he was stepping down as principal of RBHS next year. Athletics Director Dr. Jen Mast is expected to...

Bruin Block passes, senior mentor roles to change

Bruin Block passes, senior mentor roles to change

Atreyo Ghosh March 14, 2013

With more than an 80 percent margin, the faculty approved the Bruin Block proposal on Monday, March 11. Advisory Director Melissa Coil had hoped for an 80 percent backing, as she felt that a higher percentage...

Advisory Coordinator Melissa Coil moderates the quiz bowl event for the Advisory Olympics from earlier this year. Photo by Morgan Nuetzmann

Teachers to vote on Bruin Block proposal

Atreyo Ghosh March 11, 2013

Today, RBHS teachers will be voting on the Bruin Block proposal after they had a chance to participate in a Q&A session Thursday morning and afternoon. The faculty is currently voting on the proposal...

A new bill proposes stores would remain closed for the day after Thanksgiving, commonly known as Black Friday. The bill aims to encourage people to spend more time with family and friends. Photo provided by Alyssa Sykuta

Bill suggests changes to Thanksgiving plans

Atreyo Ghosh March 7, 2013

The “Black Friday Creep,” the moving up of opening times for Black Friday, grows every year, but a bill proposed by Rep. Jeff Roorda in the Missouri House of Representatives may force some businesses...

As a result of the latest winter storm, many students have no power or internet access. Photo by Daphne Yu

Winter storm causes power outages

Atreyo Ghosh February 26, 2013

While the snowfall today, Feb. 26, has brought a snow day to students in Columbia Public Schools, the snow was not content with merely putting students out of school. The snow storm, which has prompted...

Coach Stephanie Harman and assistant coach Barry Still hold the overall 2nd place trophy that the RBHS Green team won today. Photo by Atreyo Ghosh

Science Olympiad team places second

Atreyo Ghosh February 17, 2013

Today at 6:00 a.m., the RBHS Science Olympiad Green team and Gold team boarded a bus alongside the Hickman High School team to travel to Missouri S&T University in Rolla, Mo. to compete in the regional...

Wrestling loses to Jays in devastating match

Wrestling loses to Jays in devastating match

Atreyo Ghosh February 5, 2013

Yesterday, the RBHS wrestling team faced the Jefferson City Jays on home turf at 6:00 p.m. Before the varsity team took to the mat, the JV team suffered a 0-72 loss, largely due to the number of forfeits....

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