The Student News Site of Rock Bridge High School

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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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Boys’ tennis faces new challenge

Ryan Choe March 29, 2020

In the last decade, the boys’ tennis program has achieved a top three title every year at the Missouri State High School Activities Association (MSHSAA) state championship. In seven of those 10 years,...

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Archery club targets more involvement

Ryan Choe March 25, 2020

Every Thursday from 6-8 p.m., the Gentry Middle School (GMS) basketball gym is packed with students, ranging from sprightly sixth graders to spirited sophomores, for weekly archery club practice. While...

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Local places of worship cancel, adjust services

Ryan Choe March 23, 2020

At least 25 places of worship announced on their online websites that they postponed services after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced March 16 that at least until the end of...

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COVID-19 halts multiple sports seasons

Ryan Choe March 18, 2020

In the wake of the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19), which the World Health Organization declared a pandemic six days ago, the Missouri State High School Activities Association (MSHSAA) cancelled the Class...

Current RBHS Athletic director and assistant principal David Egan, left, and current civics studies teacher Michael McGinty, right, converse during a meeting. (Photo by Audrey Snyder)

McGinty to replace Egan as athletic director, assistant principal

Ryan Choe March 14, 2020

RBHS Athletic Director and Assistant Principal David Egan will leave the school to become the new Columbia Public Schools (CPS) Athletic Director, replacing current CPS Athletics Director Bruce Whitesides,...

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Courtwarming Week set for Feb. 24-27

Ryan Choe February 24, 2020

RBHS began its annual Courtwarming Week today, which will go to Feb. 27. This year’s theme idea came from student council (StuCo) to be “Versus: A week of Throwdowns.” The morning assembly, which...

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External validation disregarded

Ryan Choe February 19, 2020

As the son of Korean immigrant parents, I grew up learning to practice and take pride in my culture. Whether it’s traditional ceremonies like Chuseok — the celebration of a successful year of harvest...

Wrestlers’ diets, training impact weight classes

Wrestlers’ diets, training impact weight classes

Ryan Choe February 7, 2020

In wrestling, making a weight can be the difference between facing a physically larger and more imposing opponent or being that opponent. The Missouri State High School Activities Association (MSHSAA)...

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Girls’ basketball overpowers Hickman High School

Ryan Choe January 31, 2020

After suffering just the third loss of the season to Liberty High School in the Truman Tournament on Jan. 25, the girls’ basketball team took on cross-town rival Hickman High School (HHS) on Thursday...

Freshman Carolyn Ford runs during the Forest Park Cross Country Festival Sept. 14. Ford placed second overall in the varsity girls 5K green race. Both RBHS teams placed first for the entire event. During the Nov. 9 state meet on the Gans Creek course, Ford became the first freshman in Missouri’s history to win the individual state title. (Photo by Jadyn Lisenby)

Freshmen standouts highlight fall season

Ryan Choe December 20, 2019

Adjusting to the halls of RBHS from middle school doesn’t seem too intimidating on Jumpstart day. Freshmen receive their schedules, learn which rooms their classes are in, participate in the rollercoaster...

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Rainfall effects reveal damp outlook

Ryan Choe December 9, 2019

Like a blanket trapping in heat and causing a massive disruption in our ecosystems, climate change spreads to all corners of the globe.  Companies, houses and cars and other carbon-emitting things burn...

On a family vacation at Beaver Mountain Resort, white snow layers the skiing slopes. Photo by Maddie Orr

Immediate action vital for protecting Earth’s polar regions

Ryan Choe November 22, 2019

Editorial Outside of Christmas time when Santa Claus leaves his frozen home in his sleigh of gifts with his eight reindeer, few people think of the goings on at the north and south poles. And why...

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