The Student News Site of Rock Bridge High School

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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

Large meals and binge eating cause freshman 15

Carleigh Thrower May 23, 2013

As seniors start to enter into their freshmen year of college the excitement is almost unbearable.  Teens can’t wait to leave the house they’ve spent years growing up in for a chance to be independent. ...

The RBHS track and field team will compete at districts the morning after prom.

Districts night after prom poses problem

Carleigh Thrower May 9, 2013

As the year comes to a close, many spring sports get ready to gear into post season. For most spring sports including tennis and track, their districts however fall on the Saturday after prom. Although...

Excessive tanning poses dangers for teens

Excessive tanning poses dangers for teens

Carleigh Thrower May 7, 2013

As the temperature rises and spring comes upon us, that only means one thing; spring break is near. With the impending spring break season coming up many young men and women look to tanning beds and artificial...

Seniors Jonathon Ackmann, Jacob Freyermuth and Dima Rozenblat practice Personal Finance vocabulary after school on Thursday. The team also includes Charles Shang (not pictured). Photo by Asa Lory

Personal finance team heads to state

Carleigh Thrower April 19, 2013

After beating out other schools in the region through an online test, the RBHS personal finance team is one of the two top teams in the region that will compete at the state level tomorrow. Seniors Jonathan...

Graduating early opens new avenues

Graduating early opens new avenues

Carleigh Thrower January 27, 2013

While most upperclassmen are starting their last grueling decisions for college and further education, some students choose to bypass this often long and dreadful process and take a year off after graduating...

junior Nick Norton looks up to shoot a layup
Photo by Patrick Smith

Shared season poses challenges, new gym offers solution

Carleigh Thrower December 21, 2012

As the girls’ basketball team begins its season with the title of state champions, it is no question the girls have high hopes. While the season gets under way, the girls prepare to have another memorable...

The orchestra tunes their instruments as they begin their last rehearsal before a concert. Photo by Lauren Puckett

Winter concert will include both choir and orchestra

Carleigh Thrower December 18, 2012

After school today, Dec. 18, the Performing Arts Center will be hosting a free choir and orchestra concert open at 7 p.m. The venue will include pieces centered on the holidays, including songs such...

Senior Drew Rodgers exits the pool at Mizzou Aquatic Center. Rogers is part of the RBHS swimming and diving team. Photo by Erin Kleekamp

Swimming, diving aim for state

Carleigh Thrower November 9, 2012

The RBHS boys swimming and diving team prepares for the final leg of its post-season journey. The team is already at the St. Peters Rec-Plex, preparing for the diving finals and swimming prelims today...

The set-up for tomorrows luncheon is already in order in the hallway by the planetarium. Photo by Daphne Yu

Culinary Arts hosts Thanksgiving lunch

Carleigh Thrower November 1, 2012

Students from the Culinary Arts program in the Columbia Area Career Center will be serving their annual Thanksgiving lunch tomorrow from 10:50 - 1 p.m. by the planetarium near the main commons. The feast...

Girls tennis takes a tough loss at state

Girls tennis takes a tough loss at state

Carleigh Thrower October 18, 2012

As the girls tennis team headed to Springfield to play St. Joseph's Academy for the state championship title today, Oct. 18, the Bruins knew they had tough competition ahead of them. Considering the back-to-back...

Girls tennis crushes sectionals, heads to state

Girls tennis crushes sectionals, heads to state

Carleigh Thrower October 14, 2012

After an exciting night of homecoming, the girls tennis team hit the road Saturday morning in order to claim another sectional title as they played Francis Howell and Parkway North, both teams from the...

Junior Sophi Farid prepares to serve against Hannibal Oct. 2 during the first round of districts. Photo by Mikaela Rettke

Girls tennis sweeps two-day district tournament

Carleigh Thrower October 3, 2012

Clinching their rackets in the perfect weather yesterday, RBHS girls tennis team was geared to contend in a two-day district competition. The Bruins played against Hannibal Oct. 2, where the girls defended...

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