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The Student News Site of Rock Bridge High School

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The Student News Site of Rock Bridge High School

Bearing News

The RBHS Bruin Girls rehearse in preparation for upcoming competitions. Photo by Asa Lory.

Bruin Girls to place at National Dance Alliance

Ji-Sung Lee March 6, 2017

[dropcap]D[/dropcap]espite losing six seniors from last year's competition team, the RBHS Bruin Girls team yet again secured itself a spot at the National Dance Alliance (NDA) Championship.  This year’s...

Ask Jake: final week

Ask Jake: final week

Jake Alden May 26, 2013

[media url="" width="640" height="360"] Video by Urmila Kutikkad Dandy Cats: Welcome to Ask Jake, Bearing News’ first online advice column. I have...

Photo by Christiana Prestigiacomo

Seniors perform for graduation and baccalaureate

Yasmeen Taranissi May 21, 2013

As the final chord of “Pomp and Circumstance” is released, and the RBHS Senior Class of 2013 takes their place as the center of attention on May 24, the celebration is about to begin. Commencement,...

Sophomore Joe Barbee races to third base during Rock Bridges April 25 against Kirksville. Photo by Asa Lory

Baseball faces day of highs and lows

Brayden Parker May 5, 2013

Saturday was a mixed bag for Bruin baseball. In the morning game against Blue Springs South, the Bruins won 7-6. The Bruins had a second reason to celebrate as sophomore Joe Barbee stole two bases to...

Capers 2013

Capers 2013

Urmilla Kuttikad April 29, 2013

Band - Visible Silence: Grant Flakne, Harrison Kiethahn, Jacob Kovarik and Jashawn Linwood "The Adventures of Rain Dance Maggie" by The Red Hot Chili Peppers [media url="" width="640"...

Junior Jacob Winton returns a shot during a match Wednesday afternoon. Winton went on to win the set. Photo by Asa Lory

Boys tennis team dominates in Park Hill meet

Blake Becker April 25, 2013

During the Bruin Invite against Park Hill in Bethel Park yesterday, April 24, the boys tennis team defeated Park Hill 9-0 just two days before the varsity team will go on to the Tournament of Champions...

A group of cyclists take a short break near the Big Tree.
photo by Asa Lory

Missouri champion tree stands tall as local landmark

Atreyo Ghosh April 21, 2013

For more than 350 years, it has stood resilient and weathered mighty floods and sweltering droughts. The Big Tree, as the locals call it, is the champion Burr Oak of Missouri, which designates it as the...

A new groove: Next year, all performing arts groups, including the jazz program, will increase in size with the arrival of freshmen. Photo by Asa Lory

Performing arts prepares for freshmen

Manal Salim April 18, 2013

With the move to a four-year high school system next year, the influx of freshmen is expected to alter classroom sizes and structures at RBHS. This holds true for the performing arts program, where the...

Eight twenty. The smokestacks greet me as I crest a hill, but theyre partially lost in mist. My feet start to get cold.


Asa Lory April 12, 2013

A few nights ago, as it was cold and rainy, all I planned to do was sit inside. I'd spent hours studying for a math exam, and I wanted to get into bed and let someone else's written words wash over me....

Pretty soon, the adventure just devolved into me taking pictures of my shoes, such as this one of crossing the creek on an old sewage pipe thats served as a bridge for as long as I can remember.

In which I take a walk

Asa Lory March 14, 2013
Have you ever noticed how much we look at our own shoes? We've learned to ignore them, but for this blog, I decided to pay a little more attention to my gool ol' feet.
Bruin Girls prepare for Nationals

Bruin Girls prepare for Nationals

Asa Lory March 8, 2013

The Bruin Girls left early this morning to attend Nationals in Olando, Florida. The team recently placed second and fourth at the state level. The girls performed their routines Wednesday night in the...

March March 2013

March March 2013

Urmilla Kuttikad March 2, 2013

[media url="" width="640" height="360"] Video by Asa Lory and Urmila Kutikkad The annual March March parade pulls Columbia forward into spring every March 1st. And though this...

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