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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

Photo by Molly Mehle

Cancelled classes provide extra free time

Molly Mehle January 8, 2014

Students prepared to start their second semester at RBHS Jan. 6, but a twist of winter weather made doing so not possible. With life-threatening temperatures and a snowfall causing the roads to be icy...

Bans on Instagram hashtags met with mixed feelings

Bans on Instagram hashtags met with mixed feelings

Molly Mehle December 27, 2013

Social media is used part of  daily. With Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and  other  top sites popularized today, it’s easy for people to do what they want from behind a computer or phone screen and...

The 2018 Turkey Trax helped support the Central MO American Red Cross.  Runners from around the area raced the 5k before beginning traditional celebrations.

How to stay healthy through the winter

Molly Mehle December 21, 2013

The official start of winter is today, which, at least in Missouri, means even more cold weather, sometimes snow and, of course, the holiday season.  Americans say their eating and exercise habits are...

Magic Tree makes its debut for the holiday season

Molly Mehle December 12, 2013

The holiday season is a time for tradition; whether it’s within a family, a friend group, or a club, a lot of people have routine things they do each year around the holidays. For the community of Columbia,...

Junior Nicky Baird sets up for a mid-field kick at the Soccer Jamboree last night at Rock Bridge field.

Bruins brave weather, beat Jays at soccer

Molly Mehle November 13, 2013

[heading]Rock Bridge 4, Jefferson City 0[/heading] Despite the chilly weather, the boys soccer team continued to bring the heat as they took on rival Jefferson City at the Class 4 sectional at home Nov....

RBHS students learn lessons from DBLL Challenger League

Molly Mehle October 29, 2013

While many of his peers sat at home, stressed over homework or catching up on the latest missed episode of their favorite TV show, junior Jack Knoesel stood, forfeiting his Monday night, playing sports...

Photo by Emily Franke

Homecoming week sparks excitement

Molly Mehle October 17, 2013

As the awaited homecoming week nears, students and administration scramble to get ready for the events and activities that will take place this year. What starts the week is the homecoming theme, which...

Infographic by Renata Williams

Homecoming week to run ‘like day’ schedule

Molly Mehle October 16, 2013

Just when students thought this school year couldn’t face more change, a new schedule enters the picture. School assemblies previously meant lost class time; this year, however, the RBHS administration...

Boys soccer cruises past Helias

Boys’ soccer cruises past Helias

Molly Mehle October 9, 2013

[heading]Rock Bridge 3, Helias Catholic 0 [/heading] The short 30-minute bus ride to Helias took the boys soccer team on its first step to a 3-0 win. “We by no means overlooked Helias , but we knew that...

Columbia-based band Norm Ruebling inspires with music

Columbia-based band Norm Ruebling inspires with music

Molly Mehle October 6, 2013

Music is an important part of life for many people. Norm Ruebling, a Columbia local, has been interested in music for years now and has put his talent to use. Not only does he share his music with Columbia,...

New schedule affects sports practices

New schedule affects sports practices

Molly Mehle October 5, 2013

With the addition of freshmen and sophomores along with the new start and end times, RBHS has undergone various changes that require necessary adjustments. Starting school an hour later than previous years...

Senior captain Cooper Smith faces down two defenders after the ball during the soccer jamboree held at Rock Bridge High School. Rock Bridge ended up tying the match. Photo by Maribeth Eiken

Soccer strides past St. Ignatius High School

Molly Mehle September 15, 2013

 Traveling to Cleveland, Ohio, Sept. 13, the boys soccer team took on St. Ignatius High School. Going into the game, the Bruins were ranked 26 spots below St. Ignatius in a national poll. However, the...

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