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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

Bearing News

RBHS football volunteers rearrange the masks players wear at the JCHS game Friday, Sept. 11. Photo by Ana Manzano.

RBHS football player tests positive for COVID-19, Friday game against Battle cancelled

Multiple Authors October 7, 2020
The RBHS football team chose to cancel this Friday’s football game against Battle High School because of safety concerns after a RBHS player tested positive for COVID-19.
Senior Max Vanetta talks to senior Marquis McCaster during the fourth quarter at the Bruins football game Friday, Sept. 11. Vanetta sustained an injury in the first quarter, but returned to cheer his team on later in the game. Photo by Ana Manzano.

Bruins football wins in 60 minute roller coaster

Parker Boone September 12, 2020

In a game loaded with turnovers from both sides, RBHS football eventually made up for their mistakes in a 23-21 victory over the Jefferson City Jays on September 11th. Entering the match, the Bruins were...

Adjusting her batting stance senior Maren Jones (P/1B) prepares to swing at the ball. Jones managed to  run to batters in and score one run with one hit on the night Sep 8.”There’s certainly added pressure to get your teammates in, but I try to bring the same approach and confidence I do for any at bat.”

Bruins softball beat Spartans in dominant fashion

Parker Boone September 10, 2020

Going into an important regular season game  the RBHS Varsity softball team showcased their consistency against Battle High School Tuesday September 8. After just six innings, the girls won off of “run-rule”,...

Sophomore Lily Dudley hits a cross-shot against CHS at the girls volleyball game Tuesday, Sept. 8. Photo by Ana Manzano.

Girls’ volleyball dominates CHS in three set landslide

Ana Manzano September 10, 2020

The main gym was buzzing with energy the afternoon of the first day of virtual schooling as the girls’ volleyball team played against California High School (CHS). The Bruins won the game in straight...

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 DIY masks from household items such as elastic bands, paper towels, headbands and bandanas.
Photo by Ana Manzano

Boys’ tennis faces new challenge

Ryan Choe March 29, 2020
The RBHS boys tennis team prepares for their new season after losing all six of their varsity members and look to defend their state title.
Jumping to conclusions leads to disappointment

Jumping to conclusions leads to disappointment

Parker Boone March 27, 2020
Junior Parker Boone reflects on how Beach House's song "Myth" inspired him to reflect on his emotions and his relationships with others.
Photo by Audrey Snyder

Archery club targets more involvement

Ryan Choe March 25, 2020
RBHS has multiple sports and clubs, including an archery club. Ryan Choe covers how the club started and how it works by interviewing members of the group.
Photo by Ana Manzano

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

Multiple Authors March 23, 2020
The requirement for physical education credits in order for high school schoolers to graduate has sparked debate about whether or not it is necessary.
Photo by Ryan Choe

Local places of worship cancel, adjust services

Ryan Choe March 23, 2020
At least 25 places of worship in Columbia, MO announced on their online websites that they postponed services due to the health and safety concerns stemming from COVID-19.
Photo by Camryn DeVore

COVID-19 halts multiple sports seasons

Ryan Choe March 18, 2020
The Missouri State High School Activities Association canceled the remainder of the Class 4 and Class 5 state basketball tournaments and suspended the spring sports season through April 12.
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
On July 1, 2020, Michael McGinty will replace David Egan as the RBHS athletic director and assistant principal. Egan will become the new Columbia Public Schools athletic director.
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