The Student News Site of Rock Bridge High School

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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

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Boys’ tennis faces new challenge

Ryan Choe March 29, 2020

In the last decade, the boys’ tennis program has achieved a top three title every year at the Missouri State High School Activities Association (MSHSAA) state championship. In seven of those 10 years,...

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Archery club targets more involvement

Ryan Choe March 25, 2020

Every Thursday from 6-8 p.m., the Gentry Middle School (GMS) basketball gym is packed with students, ranging from sprightly sixth graders to spirited sophomores, for weekly archery club practice. While...

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That’s debatable: Should CPS require P.E. credits?

Multiple Authors March 23, 2020

P.E. credits remain necessary to assure youth fitness Ryan Choe At any high school, it is inevitable that students gripe about the requirement of Physical Education (P.E.) credits in order to graduate....

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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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COVID-19 halts multiple sports seasons

Ryan Choe March 18, 2020

In the wake of the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19), which the World Health Organization declared a pandemic six days ago, the Missouri State High School Activities Association (MSHSAA) cancelled the Class...

Current RBHS Athletic director and assistant principal David Egan, left, and current civics studies teacher Michael McGinty, right, converse during a meeting. (Photo by Audrey Snyder)

McGinty to replace Egan as athletic director, assistant principal

Ryan Choe March 14, 2020

RBHS Athletic Director and Assistant Principal David Egan will leave the school to become the new Columbia Public Schools (CPS) Athletic Director, replacing current CPS Athletics Director Bruce Whitesides,...

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Courtwarming Week set for Feb. 24-27

Ryan Choe February 24, 2020

RBHS began its annual Courtwarming Week today, which will go to Feb. 27. This year’s theme idea came from student council (StuCo) to be “Versus: A week of Throwdowns.” The morning assembly, which...

WE GOT NEXT: (Clockwise from front left) Senior Eryn Puett (photo by Camryn DeVore), RBHS alum and current player for Missouri State University Isaiah Mosley (photo by Camryn DeVore), RBHS alum and current professional basketball player for the Phoenix Mercury Sophie Cunningham (photo by Madelyn Stewart), senior Charles Wilson (photo by Ana Manzano), junior Xavier Sykes (photo by Ana Manzano).

Rewriting the record books

Maddie Orr February 14, 2020

Boys look to defend state title On March 16, 2019, a coach with 30 years of experience and a hungry group of boys, six a part of the Class of 2019, came together when the Bruin boys’ basketball team...

Wrestlers’ diets, training impact weight classes

Wrestlers’ diets, training impact weight classes

Ryan Choe February 7, 2020

In wrestling, making a weight can be the difference between facing a physically larger and more imposing opponent or being that opponent. The Missouri State High School Activities Association (MSHSAA)...

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Further legislation paramount for eliminating workplace discrimination

Will Cover February 5, 2020

Fifty-two percent of LGBTQ people in the U.S. live in states where they can be fired, harassed, passed over for a job or otherwise discriminated against in the workplace because of the lack of civil rights...

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Girls’ basketball overpowers Hickman High School

Ryan Choe January 31, 2020

After suffering just the third loss of the season to Liberty High School in the Truman Tournament on Jan. 25, the girls’ basketball team took on cross-town rival Hickman High School (HHS) on Thursday...

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GSA creates safe, welcoming environment for members

Ana Manzano January 29, 2020

After school, Tuesday, Dec. 10, chatter fills room 337 as the members of Gay-Straight Alliance (GSA) prepare for their weekly meeting. The mood light, students sit on tables and counters, laughing and...

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