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Day 35

Day 35

Bailey Stover April 21, 2020

Sunsets on spring nights are a spectacular sight. Today is April 21. Waking up on time (which for me basically means before 9:30 a.m) allowed me to have plenty of before my first Zoom meeting of the day...

Day 13

Day 13

Bailey Stover March 30, 2020

Is school out for the summer yet? Today is March 30. Apparently, in my mind, today was the first day students went back to in-seat learning because my dream last night centered around RBHS. As I slept,...

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

No fewer than twice a week, my peers subject my name to the same patronizing inflection. Usually, after seeing the chaos that is my backpack or learning I have postponed writing an essay until a few nights...

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

As course enrollment and preparations occur for the 2018-2019 school year, students ready themselves for another academic year, only having barely completed half of the current one. They choose among taking...

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

infographic by Joy Park As an RBHS student, senior Faramola Shonekan has tapped into many of the opportunities offered by the school to provide college credit. RBHS offers myriad opportunities to achieve...

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

[dropcap style="flat"]E[/dropcap]very freshman awaits the day they receive that crisp salmon piece of paper and are allowed to craft their sophomore schedule. Most autonomy-seeking ninth graders quickly...

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 17, 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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