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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

Sta Omar, junior

Sta Omar, junior

Sarah Mosteller February 20, 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...

Photos by Allie Pigg, Camryn DeVore, Sophie Eaton, Bailey Stover. Illustrated by Sarah Kuhlmann.

Social media increase accountability, responsibility

Katie Whaley March 26, 2019

In the past six months, Americans have seen public figures come to terms with inappropriate statements and behaviors they displayed back in high school. Through old yearbooks, Americans found documentation...

Art by Isabel Thoroughman

… influential African American women?

Amanda Kurukulasuriya March 11, 2019

Black History in Columbia, MO - Black History Month

Black History in Columbia, MO – Black History Month

Multiple Authors February 13, 2019

[vc_video link=""]Ben Kimchi explains some of the black history of Columbia. Video by Isaac Parrish. Script by Emily Oba and Bailey Stover. Special thanks to...

Celebrating role models

Celebrating role models

Multiple Authors February 1, 2019

Students at RBHS reflect on their African-American role models, both from the past and in the present. Video by Matthew Burns, Ann Fitzmaurice and Ethan Hayes. Who is your African-American role model?

The 2018 Turkey Trax helped support the Central MO American Red Cross.  Runners from around the area raced the 5k before beginning traditional celebrations.

Community members participate in annual Turkey Trax

Jared Geyer November 23, 2018

Thanksgiving is a day of appreciation spent with family, friends and food. But before the holiday meals are eaten, hundreds of runners in Columbia race the Turkey Trax 5k. The race began at 8:30 a.m. Thanksgiving...

THE LAST STRETCH: Senior Han Bin Kim races at the Parkway West Invitational Sept. 29. Both the boys and girls teams will compete in the sectionals competition Saturday, Oct. 27, in Jefferson City, Missouri.  Photo by Gabi Tella

Cross country to compete in sectional tournament

Emily Oba October 26, 2018

After a successful district run, with girls’ winning first place and the boys’ finishing third, the cross country team will once again fight to stay on top at sectionals, Saturday, Oct. 27. “We will...

The boys cross country team starts the 5,000 meter race Saturday, Sept. 28. Photo by Corinne Farid.

Cross country competes at Parkway West Invitational

Ethan Hayes October 1, 2018

The cross country team competed at the Parkway West Invitational Sept. 29 racing 5,000 meters. The girls placed second out of 18 teams and the boys placed seventh out of 19 teams. Sophomore Sophie Muskopf...

Photo by Edith Stevens

Cross country opens season at Brooks Memphis Twilight Classic

Jared Geyer September 4, 2018

he cross country team had its first meet on Sept. 1. The team raced hundreds of competitors for the 5000 meter race at the Brooks Twilight Cross Country Classic held in Memphis, Tennessee.  In cross country,...

UNIQUE dance team offers tryouts

‘UNIQUE’ dance team offers tryouts

Amanda Kurukulasuriya August 28, 2018

Tryouts for Unique dance team are Wednesday, Aug. 29. Unique began three years ago at RBHS. The group offers inclusivity for everyone, especially African Americans, Coach Erica Wade said. This is her...

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Celebrating Medgar Evers

Emily Oba February 21, 2018

  [dropcap style="light" size="4"]A[/dropcap]fter surviving three years of World War II, Medgar Evers had to face a more daunting challenge back home in the U.S. Born in Decatur, Mississippi on July...

Black Panther: The best standalone Marvel film since Iron Man

‘Black Panther’: The best standalone Marvel film since ‘Iron Man’

Jacob Sykuta February 19, 2018

[dropcap style="flat" size="4"]U[/dropcap]ntil now, whether they hail from either DC or the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU), big-screen superheroes have traditionally been white men. Either having been...

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