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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

Art by Lorelei Dohm.

Our words have an effect

Olivia Peters December 18, 2019

Ever since I was a little girl my family taught me one main thing: treat others the way you want to be treated; with respect and kindness. As I’ve gotten older, I expected people to become more mature...

Columbia organizes first Autism Awareness Walk

Columbia organizes first Autism Awareness Walk

Will Cover May 1, 2018

[dropcap]A[/dropcap] stream of blue shirts ducked under the arch at the starting line, as they followed a pony named Sugar around a 1.2 mile track at the first annual Autism Speaks Walk in Columbia for...

Teachers organize rally for school safety awareness

Teachers organize rally for school safety awareness

Ann Fitzmaurice April 20, 2018

On the second national school walkout after the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting in Parkland, Fla., RBHS science teacher Kory Kaufman decided he wanted to take action. Kaufman sent an email...

Photo of counselor consulting with student

Students struggle with mental illnesses in schools

Kayla West May 16, 2017

Certain high school students like junior Nikki Briggs have experienced the negative effects of mental illness. During Briggs’ freshman year, it was hard for her to understand the disorder she was battling,...

Smith-Cotton suicides bring awareness to mental health, bullying

Smith-Cotton suicides bring awareness to mental health, bullying

Grace Vance April 30, 2017

The reaction “Get rid of Norton! Get rid of Norton!” A sign in the crowd reads, “Kids’ lives matter.” One may infer this situation is a gathering protesting a new bill or a policy. This was,...

Photo by Cassidy Viox

Columbia eating disorder center shuts down

Cassidy Viox March 16, 2017

Only 12 months after opening its doors, McCallum Place Eating Disorder Center shut down permanently despite being the only eating disorder rehabilitation in Columbia. McCallum closed on Friday, March 3...

infographic by Megan Goyette

Gap year offers real-world experiences

Ronel Ghidey January 9, 2016

[heading size="18"]Gap year opens students’ eyes to outside world[/heading] With gap year programs becoming a more financially available option for students, high school graduates like Hayley Wilson,...

infographic by Abdul-Rahman Abdul-Kafi
source: www.RAINN.org

Raise awareness of rape through school curriculum

Jenna Liu May 12, 2015

Last week, a group of young men were arrested on suspicion of a number of sexual assaults on the University of Missouri campus. All were between the ages of 19-21, with one of the suspects being a junior...

Spread the word to stop the word: Bruins United dedicated the month of April to stopping the use of the hurtful ‘R word.’ Photo by Aniqa Rahman

Organization spreads awareness

Raj Satpathy April 18, 2013

[dropcap style="2" size="3"]H[/dropcap]igh school can be a torrent of teenage angst, drama and the ever-present nasty teasing. Despite the mainstream attention last year after the release of Bully, RBHS...

Columbia hosts first NEDA walk Saturday

Columbia hosts first NEDA walk Saturday

Ashleigh Atasoy March 12, 2013

The National Eating Disorder Association is hosting its first walk in Columbia this Saturday at Cosmo Park. Check in time is at 9:30am, and the walk will start at 10am. You can sign up with Junior Jackie...

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