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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

Biting my nails

Biting my nails

Bailey Stover April 10, 2020

[penci_text_block block_title_align="style-title-left"] Mary Kate Grossmann, senior “[It started in] first grade because I hated [my classes], and I was really bored. I just remember the first time I...

Two jobs

Two jobs

Bailey Stover April 10, 2020

[penci_text_block block_title_align="style-title-left"] Chloe James, senior “So, I’ve quit two jobs actually, one at [a restaurant] and one at [a general store] just right down the street. So, [the...

Social media

Social media

Bailey Stover March 31, 2020

[penci_text_block block_title_align="style-title-left" custom_markup_1=""] Isaiah Spellman, senior “I don’t think people think about what their experience [using social media] is. It’s kind of just...

Juul and vape photo by Camryn DeVore, Ana Manzano.

Vaping

Bailey Stover March 31, 2020

[penci_text_block block_title_align="style-title-left"] Lola Gingerich, junior “[Starting to vape] was kind of a spontaneous thing. I was just with a friend, and I thought, ‘Why not go and buy one?’...

Basketball photo by Camryn DeVore.

Basketball

Bailey Stover March 31, 2020

Desirae Manning, junior “I played basketball. I started in seventh grade. I played at Gentry [Middle School], and I started to play at Rock Bridge. My favorite part of playing — I’m very competitive,...

Tap shoes photo by Camryn DeVore.

Dance

Bailey Stover March 31, 2020

Mikayla Nelson, sophomore “I started dance when I was six just because my older sister did it, so, like, I kinda — my parents were like, ‘Yay. You guys can go together.’ We did tap. I loved tap;...

A student opens an illustrated curtain, as if to enter into a foreign world. Photo illustration by Sarah Kuhlmann, Ana Manzano.

Independence, experience accompany adulthood

Bailey Stover February 18, 2020

When junior Maddy Kovaleski first started driving, her parents got her a bank account and debit card to pay for gas. For the first few months she would get gas whenever it was convenient, not giving her...

A student holds a beer bottle, tilting his head back to take a drink. Photo illustration by Sarah Kuhlmann, Ana Manzano.

Young adults struggle, succeed with financial intelligence

Anjali Noel Ramesh February 18, 2020

In a secluded hallway on the North side of the school, surrounded by art and language classes, lies the two finance and economics classrooms. Teachers Susan Lidholm and Stacy Elsbury educate their students...

Loneliness Shadow Art by Rachel Stevens.

Biology furthers friendships

Sarah Ding January 8, 2020

Recorded by nurse Bronnie Ware, the book “The Top Five Regrets of the Dying” lists common sorrows of patients on their  deathbed. One of the top regrets the patients said was that they wished...

Loneliness Shadow Art by Rachel Stevens.

People need people

Bailey Stover January 8, 2020

For two million years, humans have interacted with and needed one another to survive. Through physical stability in the past and emotional satisfaction in the present, the necessity of human interaction...

Art by Lorelei Dohm.

Public embarrassment, humiliation detrimental to health, development

Bailey Stover November 6, 2019

When junior Avory Gilbert was 10, she received her scoliosis diagnosis. She had to wear a back brace in sixth grade, and when that did not work, she underwent surgery. Her condition worsened when she returned...

Art by Lorelei Dohm.

Review, ridicule create culture of ‘canceling’

Sarah Ding November 6, 2019

Before June 5, people knew Fairlife (stylized as fa!rlife) as a milk brand that provided “humane and compassionate treatment” to its animals, as advertised by the company. The company celebrated its...

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