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

Smith-Cotton suicides bring awareness to mental health, bullying

Smith-Cotton suicides bring awareness to mental health, bullying

Grace Vance April 30, 2017

The reaction “Get rid of Norton! Get rid of Norton!” A sign in the crowd reads, “Kids’ lives matter.” One may infer this situation is a gathering protesting a new bill or a policy. This was,...

Granola-Inspired Rice Crispy Treats

Granola-Inspired Rice Crispy Treats

Grace Vance April 23, 2017

Don’t be fooled by the title, these rice crispy treats are the real deal. After one bite, these ooey gooey, dried cherry and chocolate-infused squares will not only fulfill your childhood dreams of the...

Free ACT may be discontinued

Free ACT may be discontinued

Grace Vance April 21, 2017

The Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) believes the free American College Test (ACT) may be discontinued as a result of conflicts between the state House of Representatives and Senate...

Students receive greater assistance

Grace Vance April 21, 2017

As a part of a new program geared at benefiting freshmen who need help transitioning into high school, Freshman Seminar is making strides toward aiding pupils needing additional support with emotional...

Blackberry-Ginger Pancakes with blackberry pie sauce

Blackberry-Ginger Pancakes with blackberry pie sauce

Grace Vance April 20, 2017

Last weekend I woke up with a craving. Pancakes, I thought. That is what sounds good. I hadn't made a breakfast simpler than oatmeal in a while, so I decided to try out a sweet flavor combination I had...

Construction limits student, teacher parking

Construction limits student, teacher parking

Grace Vance April 19, 2017

Since administrators announced the construction of the main entrance in March earlier this year, the renovation has temporarily blocked off the visitor parking spots in the east, opening entrance to the...

Monroe and Serio talk about family and interests outside their civic studies classroom

Classes disrupted because of medical emergency

Grace Vance March 15, 2017

At 3:10 p.m. today there was a disturbance as a result of a medical emergency. Principal Dr. Jennifer Rukstad sent an email to teachers telling them to keep students in classrooms until the area of the...

Adoption strengthens family ties

Adoption strengthens family ties

Grace Vance March 15, 2017

At 39 years old, Resa Kerns was similar to any other woman her age. She was transitioning her career from an attorney to a job in law librarianship, her parents were approaching retirement and she was...

Neeley and Nick Curent

Neeley and Nick Curent

Grace Vance March 5, 2017

Neeley Curent: "We've been selling popcorn for City Garden school, a local non-profit. It serves first through fifth grade it's an arts and outdoor education school here in Columbia. Why did you decide...

Reneise White

Reneise White

Grace Vance March 5, 2017

"I was a queen and I love just being able to dress up and be myself for once instead of normal clothes, so that's why I do it ... People are just really exited to see you and take pictures of you from...

Kelsey Forqueran

Kelsey Forqueran

Grace Vance March 5, 2017

"One of the things I love about True False is that it brings people in from not only all over the country, but all over the world ... Being able to meet people that I would have never had the opportunity...

Tawnya Rivers

Tawnya Rivers

Grace Vance March 5, 2017

"I love True False. This is my third year volunteering. It's my favorite time of year in Columbia. I got here at 7:45 a.m. this morning and I'm supposed to be off at 2:30 p.m., but I stay a little later...

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