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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

Using one of the sets made in theater tech, Mary Margaret Coffield poses acting like she is on the phone for a skit. Photo by Justin Sutherland

Say Farewell to leaving and retiring teachers

Justin Sutherland May 16, 2014

Almost every year, there is at least one teacher in Rock Bridge High School that moves on from this building of education. This year, the number of educators that will not be returning is at a running...

Seniors Haleigh Fancher and Laurie Frew fight for possession of the ball. Photo by Jazzmine Matthews.

Girls’ soccer shot out by Hickman High School

Justin Sutherland May 9, 2014

On May 7, RBHS girls soccer took to the field against the in-town rival, Hickman High School. No goals were made in this game until senior Haleigh Fancher scored in the first half. However, HHS didn't...

Captain America: The Winter Soldier excels in character development, plot

‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier’ excels in character development, plot

Justin Sutherland April 9, 2014

Despite the fact that my friends' hype was probably more than my own, the joy of going to the newest Marvel movie remained for this comic fanatic. As I walked in to Hollywood Theater half an hour early...

Photo provided by Joanna Zhang

Escape to nature brings peace, clarity and tranquility for hikers

Justin Sutherland March 29, 2014

Walking along a ridge line with drop-offs on both sides that make visibility through the pine tree forest with only the underbrush of fallen needles seems endless and delightful to four backpacking seniors....

Jazz performance in 2013. Photo by Morgan Berk

Jazz program sweeps festival

Justin Sutherland March 9, 2014

While students enjoyed the intricacies of the popular Global Village food day, students in the RBHS jazz band, jazz ensemble and jazz combos were on a coach bus en route to their destination: the Northwest...

Photo by Rachel Kiehne

Pass-fail system alleviates stress, improves education

Justin Sutherland February 18, 2014

Many students spent their two week long winter break carefree, glad to be home to enjoy novelties of sleeping in and not having to do homework. These students generally relaxed during the first few weeks...

RBHS show choirs hope to continue last year’s success despite cancellation of first competition

RBHS show choirs hope to continue last year’s success despite cancellation of first competition

Justin Sutherland February 16, 2014

After missing what was scheduled to be their first competition due to inclement weather, show choirs Satin ‘n Lace and City Lights gear up for their benefit tonight, Feb. 13, featuring RBHS alumna and...

The RBHS team meets in a huddle before the start of play against Raytown South.
Photo by Maribeth Eiken

Boys basketball dominates ACE Prep

Justin Sutherland February 15, 2014

[heading size="15"]After beating Raytown South, the boys basketball team strode past Ace Prep 89-38[/heading]   With a rivalry game today, the varsity boys stepped up against their opponents ACE...

A celebration of music, MMEA hosts All-State band

A celebration of music, MMEA hosts All-State band

Justin Sutherland January 31, 2014

It is more than just a duty. It is more than just pride in your work. It is more than honor; it is an experience of a lifetime. After hard work and dedication to their musical talents, seven students at...

Championship bound for the Culvers Classic

Championship bound for the Culver’s Classic

Justin Sutherland January 23, 2014

[heading]Bruins deliver win on coach's birthday; top Lee's Summit [/heading] Coming off a close eight point victory over Lee's Summit North on Monday, the RBHS boys basketball team stepped onto the court...

Winter weather results in higher levels of depression

Winter weather results in higher levels of depression

Justin Sutherland December 18, 2013

Though the weather can be a typical topic in small talk between friends, studies on depression have brought to light that weather and sunlight can actually cause a shift in your mood. Specifically, Seasonal...

Seniors Nicholas Hardeman and Samantha Ryan, along with other pairs move their feet to the rhythm of the beat during part of the City Lights show on Gatsby.
Photo by Mikaela Acton

Choreography weekend continues for Show Choir

Justin Sutherland November 1, 2013

[slideshow_deploy id='254657'] Though the homecoming weekend’s dance ended at 11:30 p.m. Friday, the dancing didn’t end there for the RBHS Show Choirs, Satin ‘N’ Lace and City Lights. Throughout...

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