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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

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Recent thefts lead students to question safety of possessions

Grace Vance October 11, 2016

In the past two weeks, students have reported multiple wallet thefts throughout the school. The location of the larceny ranges from the studies wing to the band hall. While resource officer Keisha Edwards...

Six teachers to leave

Six teachers to leave

Kennedy Grieman May 12, 2016

[heading]Numerous departments say a big farewell[/heading] Six faculty members are saying goodbye to teaching at Rock Bridge. Health and Fitness teacher Wendy Sheehan, Michelle Ebberts and Erika Miller...

People carry a coffin of a victim killed in an attack, at a local hospital in Charsadda town, some 35 kilometers (21 miles) outside the city of Peshawar, Pakistan, Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2016. Gunmen stormed Bacha Khan University named after the founder of an anti-Taliban political party in the countrys northwest Wednesday, killing many people, officials said. (AP Photo/B.K. Bangash)

Militant attack in Charsadda, Pakistan leaves 19 dead

Alice Yu January 20, 2016

People carry a coffin of a victim killed in an attack, at a local hospital in Charsadda town, some 35 kilometers (21 miles) outside the city of Peshawar, Pakistan, Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2016. Gunmen stormed...

Junior Gabriel Fischer stretches at the beginning of Mens Team Sports with the rest of his classmates. Students are no longer required to change clothes before physical education courses, as long as they are already wearing appropriate athletic attire. photo by Caitlynn Nolte

Dressing out for physical education no longer mandatory

Alice Yu January 8, 2016

Junior Gabriel Fischer stretches at the beginning of Men's Team Sports with the rest of his classmates. Students are no longer required to change clothes before physical education courses, as long as they...

Color guard shines at Citrus Bowl

Color guard shines at Citrus Bowl

Grace Vance January 5, 2016

Taking it in: Seniors Jacie Parker, Rachael Ostempowski, coach Caryn Jackson, Ember Yates, and Melissa Blake (junior Linnaea Roberson not pictured) pose at the Orlando Citrus Bowl Stadium in Orlando,...

photo by Grace Vance

RBHS can feel its temperature rising

Grace Vance December 13, 2015

Dec. 8, 64 degrees. Dec. 9, 56 degrees. Dec. 10, 65 degrees. These numbers may seem atypical in Missouri, but according to time tried theory, this forecast may become the norm throughout the country this...

Sophomores denied PSAT testing

Sophomores denied PSAT testing

Grace Vance October 13, 2015

After hours of study sessions and practice tests, several juniors and sophomores have prepared to take the PSAT Oct. 14. Participating RBHS students will take the standardized test at either Forum Christian...

photo by Manal Salim

Minimum wage debate affects students

Jenna Liu April 16, 2015

A new hashtag is taking Twitter by storm. #Fightfor15 has trended worldwide throughout the day as hundreds of minimum wage workers across the country walk out on their jobs. Movement leaders have organized...

Bruin Block to end for 2015-16 school year

Bruin Block to end for 2015-16 school year

Caylea Ray March 20, 2015

After inviting students to an after school meeting Monday, March 16 and holding teacher forums for two days the week before and talking with PTSA members, Dr. Jennifer Rukstad, RBHS principal, announced...

Its more than just rocket science

It’s more than just rocket science

Grace Vance February 7, 2015

On Feb. 7 the planetarium will host an event called ‘Rockets! Rockets! Rockets!’ one of the three free public shows that they hold each month. The event will feature a show called ‘Secret of the...

Even though students complain about the parking lots being over-sold, over a hundred spots sit empty everyday. Photo by Maribeth Eiken

Parking tags now available to sophomores

Brittany Cornelison January 27, 2014

Starting at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 29, parking tag sales will commence for students who are wishing to park on school grounds, specifically sophomores who are parking on "sophomore alley." There will...

Columbia Fire Department responds to false alarm at CACC

Columbia Fire Department responds to false alarm at CACC

Karina Kitchen November 11, 2013

All students and faculty were evacuated from the Columbia Area Career Center this morning as fire alarms blared throughout the building. Around 10:20 a.m., the Columbia Fire Department arrived on the scene...

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