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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

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I was proud of myself for checking renewing my drivers license off my to-do list today. Photo by Bailey Stover.

Pandemic Diaries

Bailey Stover June 26, 2020

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Students work jobs to save money, evade boredom; responsibilities affect online learning

Students work jobs to save money, evade boredom; responsibilities affect online learning

Maddie Orr April 8, 2020

Columbia is home to many popular small businesses and local restaurants advertising a variety of shopping and dining options from bingeing burgers at Booches to fawning over fashion at Cha Boutique. On...

How to make 4 DIY masks from household items

How to make 4 DIY masks from household items

Maddie Marrero April 5, 2020

Senior Maddie Marrero demonstrates how to make four different do-it-yourself (DIY) masks from household items such as elastic bands, paper towels, headbands and bandanas. Watch as we walk you through...

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First day of online learning sparks discussions of academic equality

Amira McKee March 31, 2020

In accordance with Boone County Health Department’s social distancing guidelines, Columbia Public School (CPS) students began their first day of online learning using virtual study and communication...

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Students share initial thoughts on online education

Parker Boone March 31, 2020

Parker Boone reflects on past conversations he's had with other RBHS students about school. He talks about the positives and one negative of the new program and gives insight on how to improve the...

NHSEB considers hosting national tournament virtually after cancellation

NHSEB considers hosting national tournament virtually after cancellation

Amira McKee March 31, 2020

The University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill, which hosts the National High School Ethics Bowl (NHSEB), is considering holding the competition virtually after announcing the cancellation of the...

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Students sew surgical masks to donate to healthcare facility amidst the COVID-19 pandemic

Amira McKee March 30, 2020

As a result of the COVID-19 epidemic, there has been a shortage of personal protective equipment (PPE), such as surgical masks, gowns and face guards. In order to subsidize the demand, several non-profit...

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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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Coronavirus isolates but also unifies; an international outlook on the pandemic

Sarah Mosteller March 22, 2020

Students aged 15-20 from around the world share their experiences as they face the COVID-19 pandemic. Many countries are enforcing social distancing, causing feelings of isolation to creep in, but amidst...

District cancels school-related music concerts after COVID-19 concerns

District cancels school-related music concerts after COVID-19 concerns

Anjali Noel Ramesh March 18, 2020

District personnel from the Columbia Public School (CPS) Aslin Administration Building ordered the cancellation of all school music concerts after March 15. Later that day, choir teacher Mike Pierson sent...

CPS suspends school amid COVID-19 concerns

CPS suspends school amid COVID-19 concerns

Anna Xu March 17, 2020

Columbia Public Schools (CPS) won’t be in session tomorrow and won’t reopen until April 13 at the earliest; however, this 26-day cancellation may change depending on future events relating to the coronavirus...

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COVID-19 misinformation fuels racist sentiments and reactions

Audrey Novinger March 17, 2020

The number of national coronavirus (COVID-19) cases rose to 3,487 as of Monday, and states including Missouri are taking action against the outbreak. Missouri Gov. Mike Parson said the state should be...

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