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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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ACT, SAT cancel April, May exams

Isaac Yontz March 19, 2020

The College Board and American College Test (ACT) company canceled the April 4 ACT and May 2 Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) exams, respectively, March 16; this cancellation comes as an attempt to prevent...

First Time I took the ACT

First Time I took the ACT

Maddie Marrero February 27, 2020

Have you taken the ACT before? Tell us about it in the comments below.

Bet Menen, junior

Bet Menen, junior

Camryn DeVore February 25, 2020

Since 1976, a half a century after the Thirteenth Amendment abolished slavery in the United States, every American president has designated the month of February as Black History Month, a celebration and...

Bet Menen, junior

Bet Menen, junior

Sarah Mosteller February 11, 2020

What do you think is one of the biggest flaws in the American education system? “Speaking specifically on learning and the curriculum taught to us by the teachers … I think the grade system is something...

Dick Chen, junior

Dick Chen, junior

Sarah Mosteller January 28, 2020

What do you think is one of the biggest flaws in the American education system? “A big flaw in the American education system is that wealthier students have an unfair advantage to students in a lower...

That’s debatable: Should colleges consider standardized test scores in admissions?

That’s debatable: Should colleges consider standardized test scores in admissions?

Multiple Authors December 18, 2019

Standardized testing gives an equal and fair chance to students Isaac Yontz What do Princeton Review, Prep Scholar, and Kaplan all have in common?  They all make copious amounts of money off study...

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An open letter to high school as a second semester senior

Maddie Murphy February 27, 2019

Dear High School- Wow. I can’t believe you’re almost over. You’ve been an absolute roller coaster full of countless highs and lows. These truly have been some of my favorite days, but that’s not...

Date for love, not color

Date for love, not color

Jordyn Thompson January 29, 2019

https://soundcloud.com/rbhsbearingnews/interracial-couples

Art by Valeria Velasquez

Tried, tested, not true: moving on provides insight into self-worth

Ann Fitzmaurice January 29, 2019

Every single time I took the American College Testing (ACT) exam, save one, I cried when I received my score. My location when I received the score didn’t matter. I cried at school, I cried at home,...

Thankfulness

Thankfulness

Multiple Authors November 15, 2018

  [TS_VCSC_Soundcloud url="https://soundcloud.com/rbhsbearingnews/thanksgiving-podcast"][penci_text_block block_title_align="style-title-left" custom_markup_1=""]   Jordyn and Atiyah talk about...

Freshman Walter Anderson works on his sketchbook for art adorned in a tie and overcoat on November 9th.
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Students dress for success

Emily Oba November 12, 2018

ressing comfortably for tests may be a go-to for high school students, but studies correlated dressing well can improve performance. A study published by Northwestern University showed when research subjects...

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