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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

Yes, I do know my shirt is inside out and backward. Photo by Bailey Stover.

Day 87

Bailey Stover June 12, 2020

In times of emotional turmoil, Uncle Iroh has the answers. Today is June 12. Last night my brother and I stayed up until nearly 2 a.m. creating my ideal schedule for fall classes at the University of...

Day 47

Day 47

Bailey Stover May 3, 2020

A clean room helps make a happy mind. Today is May 3. Maybe this is just me, but I’ve found one of the hardest parts of being a high-achieving student is the guilt and anxiety when life is out of my...

Undying Love

Undying Love

Snowy Li October 4, 2019

        How do your pets affect your mental, emotional or physical health? Let us know in the comments!

Art by Valeria Velasquez

Fear fuels decision-making, everyday behavior, attitude

Ji-Sung Lee December 20, 2018

Fear, a powerful and primitive human emotion, essentially shapes all that humans do. Whether to skydive off an airplane or pick up a tarantula with bare hands, fear motivates action, giving a new sense...

Art by Valeria Velasquez

Anxiety amplifies awareness

Bailey Stover December 20, 2018

No matter how well adjusted someone is, the world can seem overwhelming at times. In the age of social media likes, retweets and streaks, it is easy for teens to compare themselves to one another, even...

Photo illustration by George Fry

Hidden struggles that lie among us

Jordyn Thompson December 7, 2018

As I sat in the big rectangular room filled with tables of strangers at my sister’s baby shower, I looked around, fiddling with my sweaty, shaking hands as thoughts raced through my head. There were...

Photo illustration by George Frey

Building a bridge between myself and my thoughts

Saly Seye December 6, 2018

The many-worlds theory asserts that there are infinite timelines in a massive multiverse, with a new timeline in an entirely different universe created with every single way our lives could’ve gone,...

Art by Isabel Thoroughman

Burned

Bailey Stover November 1, 2018

In the struggle to care for herself, one student overcomes internal and external turmoil to generate positive self-perception. For legal and ethical reasons, “The Rock” has made the following sophomore...

Art by Isabel Thoroughman

The musical mad scientist

Bailey Stover November 1, 2018

Internal conflict can consume every aspect of life, generating a feeling of confinement between internal expectations and motivations. As time progresses, one develops coping mechanisms to satisfy both...

Now you’re talking: Classroom staple strikes issue with students

Now you’re talking: Classroom staple strikes issue with students

Multiple Authors October 29, 2018

[vc_custom_heading text="Public speaking aides youth" use_theme_fonts="yes"]In the United States, anxiety disorders affect 25.1 percent of adolescents between 13 and 18-years-old, according to Anxiety...

Photo by Yousuf El-Jayyousi

Lighting fear on fire

Rochita Ghosh March 1, 2018

After watching countless videos on how to flick a lighter, I sat on the floor of my bathroom — one of the only rooms in the house without a fire alarm — and held a red lighter in my trembling hand,...

Introducing tapping, an accessible de-stressing technique

Introducing tapping, an accessible de-stressing technique

Maddie Murphy February 11, 2018

[dropcap]G[/dropcap]enerally speaking, students carry a lot of stress. Whether that stress stems from an intense course load, the pressure to fit in or the dreaded college applications, students all over...

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