The Student News Site of Rock Bridge High School

Bearing News

The Student News Site of Rock Bridge High School

Bearing News

The Student News Site of Rock Bridge High School

Bearing News

Theater department to present Leaving Iowa tonight

Theater department to present ‘Leaving Iowa’ tonight

Amira McKee February 20, 2020

After months of preparation, RBHS Theater department will present its spring play, “Leaving Iowa,” in the Performing Arts Center, 7 p.m. Feb. 20, 21 and 22. If there is a snow day on Friday, the cast...

Photo by Turner DeArmond.

No love lost

Turner DeArmond February 13, 2020

From what I see, for many people my age, February is a month filled with happiness and romance. From what I see, a lot of my peers celebrate Valentine’s Day in a romantic haze; sharing awkward kisses...

Precious possessions offer insight into personality

Precious possessions offer insight into personality

Sophia Eaton February 11, 2020

"Bearing News" withheld this junior's name because the student asked for anonymity. Mostly, she remembers the sting in her nose from the incense her mom would light every time they had puja, a Hindu prayer...

Photo by Eliana Snyder

Hi from HI

Audrey Snyder February 4, 2020

“Aloha and welcome to Maui,” shouted a group of cheerful Hawaiians, waving my family toward them as they awaited our arrival just outside the Kahului airport. Greeting us with wide smiles and bright...

Social medias falsified depiction of natural beauty cultivates damaging mindsets

Social media’s falsified depiction of natural beauty cultivates damaging mindsets

Sarah Mosteller January 31, 2020

Feeling bored one day, I looked up #naturalbeauty on Instagram and found myself staring at a screen full of women with glowing skin, smooth legs, waxed eyebrows and straight white teeth. After I scrolled...

Photo by Turner DeArmond

Genuine friendship enhances quality of life

Turner DeArmond January 27, 2020

When I first met senior Reagan Richards in the fall of 2015, I would have never thought she would come to be one of my closest companions. We first met through mutual friends at swim practice, and although...

Birthday celebrations bring unwarranted attention, discomfort

Birthday celebrations bring unwarranted attention, discomfort

Ana Manzano January 20, 2020

A crowd of untrained voices sings at me as I sit, visibly uncomfortable, in front of a vanilla birthday cake. Bright frosting and sprinkles lay atop it; and the wax of the candles melts slowly, saturating...

Students march with other community members. From left to right marched juniors, Isaac Yontz and Tia Rawat, and sophomore, Rachel Stevens. They held their sign with the word resist printed on it for the entirety of the womens solidarity march. Photo by Sarah Mosteller.

Community members gather together for the women’s solidarity march

Sarah Mosteller January 19, 2020

Layered in a sweatshirt and two jackets, I walked about 20 feet from the parking garage to the Courthouse Plaza at 1:00 p.m. I noticed a group of people in neon vests and arm bands made from old tablecloth ...

Snow provides a reminder of a former home

Snow provides a reminder of a former home

Turner DeArmond December 27, 2019

Ispent the first year of my life in the forgettable state of South Dakota, a place people know for a few things: farming, Mount Rushmore, Native-American history and snow. South Dakota is, in all meanings...

An eye opener: Senior Daphneé Brown pokes her head out of the milky bath to gaze into the camera. The glistening blue of her eyes was in clear contrast with the muted reds, whites and greens in her surroundings. Photo by Camryn DeVore.

Minimalism brings unobtrusive beauty

Camryn DeVore December 22, 2019

I can’t say my love of photography started by looking at one photo. It progressed over time. In sixth grade, I was into elaborate photo edits where multiple photos are layered together by the artist...

Simple joys help destress

Simple joys help destress

Ana Manzano December 17, 2019

In a world of consumerism, we endlessly take in items and information. Things like social media and the news make it seem as though problems in the world are never ending. It’s easy to feel drowned by...

Dressing for others results in dissatisfaction

Dressing for others results in dissatisfaction

Sarah Mosteller December 16, 2019

[penci_text_block block_title_align="style-title-left" custom_markup_1=""]I was ready to start the day, my eyelashes coated with thick mascara, skin hidden behind a mask of foundation, fingers littered...

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