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Track and Field dominates competition, wins district championships

Track and Field dominates competition, wins district championships

Allison Kim, Op/Ed Editor May 17, 2022

RBHS hosted the 2022 Missouri State High School Activities Association (MSHSAA) Class 5 District 4 track meet May 14, with both the boys’ and girls’ teams coming out ahead of eight other teams and...

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on AP testing

Allison Kim, Op/Ed Editor May 13, 2022

Friday, May 13, marks the conclusion of all 2022 College Board Advanced Placement (AP) exams after two long weeks of testing. From underclassmen taking their first AP tests to upperclassmen adjusting from...

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on favorite RBHS memory

Ketti Horton, Staff writer May 12, 2022

As the 2021-22 school year comes to a close, seniors reflect on their last four years at RBHS. While their high school experience has been anything but traditional with virtual learning, hybrid learning...

On stereotypes I wish did not exist

May 5, 2022

As of Feb. 2019. Updated on May 5, 2022 for clarification and formatting. RBHS students respond to the question "What is a stereotype you wish didn't exist [for your race]. Amya Carson, sophomore "The...

on spring break

on spring break

Zay Yontz, Features Editor March 25, 2022

As spring break approaches, students wrap up school and prepare for the week ahead of them. Whether they are staying at home, traveling or resting from their past weeks of school, students are excited...

on Global Village

on Global Village

Nora Crutcher-McGowan, Editor-in-Chief March 18, 2022

After a week of Global Village festivities, including cultural art and poetry day Tuesday and an international fashion show Thursday, students concluded a week of celebrating the many represented cultures...

on the temporary mask mandate

on the temporary mask mandate

January 15, 2022

Two weeks after the lifting of the mask mandate, Columbia Public Schools (CPS) has temporarily issued it back into order, beginning Tuesday, Jan. 18 until Feb. 4. The reinstitution of the mask mandate...

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inteGIRLS STL/MO chapter hosts first Winter Contest

Shubha Gautam, News Editor December 7, 2021

The inteGIRLS STL/Missouri chapter hosted their Winter 2021 Math Contest for girls and non-binary individuals comfortable with being placed with girls Saturday, Dec. 4. The student-led group hosted the...

New volleyball head coach leads team to historic finish

New volleyball head coach leads team to historic finish

Ketti Horton, Staff Writer December 1, 2021
 Following the resignation of previous head coach Nicole Murphy, Trevor Koelling was announced the new RBHS volleyball head coach May 24, 2021. The Bruins ended their season with a record of 35-6. Earlier this summer, Koelling and the varsity team decided their biggest goal this year was to bring home a state championship title. They ended up placing fourth at this year's state championship.
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Boys’ and girls’ cross country teams finish second, fourth on state championship podium

Allison Kim November 9, 2021

Looking out into a field of open grass, seven girls and seven boys from the RBHS cross country teams planted their feet firmly inside their boxes marked with white paint, anxiously awaiting the pop of...

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Sea level rise caused by world powers leave South Pacific islands vulnerable

Shubha Gautam November 3, 2021

Sandwiched halfway between Hawaii and Australia, Kiribati is a Southern Pacific island nation with 33 islands, the most famous being Kiritimati, sporting the title of one of the largest atolls in the world....

Photo by Andrew Kinslow.

Second phase of brown-headed nuthatch reintroduction to the Missouri Ozarks begins

Shubha Gautam November 2, 2021

 In total, 56 Brown-headed Nuthatches were translocated to Missouri’s Mark Twain National Forest from the Ouachita National Forest in Arkansas between August and September of this year as part of the...

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