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Day 35

Day 35

Bailey Stover April 21, 2020
During her 35th day of social distancing, senior Bailey Stover had two Zoom meetings for her AP classes, watched TV and enjoyed takeout from Heidelberg.
Day 13

Day 13

Bailey Stover March 30, 2020
Senior Bailey Stover spent her thirteenth day of social distancing completing online assignments for her Advanced Placement classes and going for a walk.
Junior Amira McKee reads to her younger siblings after she gets home from school Oct. 22. Clara watches on the left and Mack on the right as
Amira asked Mickey in the middle to point to the narwhal in the book they were reading. Photo by Sarah Mosteller

Family values: Home responsibilities give ample opportunities for growth

Amira McKee November 18, 2019
I love my family and gladly accept the rewarding tasks that come with being an older sibling, but everyone from my friends to teachers rarely consider the energy it demands. My home life requires significant management and effort, yet my teachers and peers alike compare my work ethic for academics to others’ despite the different circumstances of our lives.
Students checking their grades on home access should be aware of all incomplete assignments.
Photo by Suriyanshi Rawat

Students weigh in on weighted grades

Jacob Sykuta February 15, 2018
Students wonder about the difference between weighted and unweighted grades and what that would entail for students who take honors and Advanced Placement classes.
Students struggle to manage time

Students struggle to manage time

Emily Oba May 16, 2016

Time is many student athletes’ worst enemy when it comes to school. There is never enough time when it comes to finishing homework, studying for an upcoming test or sleeping. According to a Harvard School...

Students explore methods of gaining college credit

Students explore methods of gaining college credit

Ji-Ho Lee March 11, 2016
Whether it be an exciting challenge, economic benefit or simply a head start, several RBHS students have personal motivators for receiving college credit as a high school student.
Vital opportunities come from an extra class, not from an AUT

Vital opportunities come from an extra class, not from an AUT

Abby Kempf February 6, 2016
AUT offers you time to study, but it also takes away from time you would be able to learn.

District weighs merits of weighted grades

Ashley Tanner November 2, 2015

Students from the Advancement Via Individual Determination (AVID) program at Battle High School proposed the installment of a weighted GPA system for high schools in a meeting with the Columbia Public...

Students explore future career options by listening to guest speakers from their prospective professions. Photo by Amy Blevins.

Seniors say goodbye

Abby Kempf May 19, 2014

As seniors leave RBHS they are looking onto many obstacles, tackling college decisions, fretting over sky-high tuitions, and deciding what career they wish to pursue. The RBHS family has helped students...

Photo by Rachel Kiehne

Pass-fail system alleviates stress, improves education

Justin Sutherland February 18, 2014

Many students spent their two week long winter break carefree, glad to be home to enjoy novelties of sleeping in and not having to do homework. These students generally relaxed during the first few weeks...

Photo by Daphne Yu

RBHS hosts Advance Placement luncheon

Daphne Yu January 25, 2013

During lunch Friday, Jan. 25, RBHS invited more than 50 sophomores and juniors during both A and B lunches to a pizza party in the Performing Arts Center for the first time. Students who attended are...

Generation Me

Generation Me

The Rock and Bearing News Staff January 31, 2012

We are the children of the X’ers and the younger siblings of the Y’s. We are obsessed with ourselves, some scholars say, naming us Generation Me. Others argue we are best defined by our dependence...

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