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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

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Seasonal sounds: RBHS fine arts department to hold winter concerts Dec. 13, 14, 16

Seasonal sounds: RBHS fine arts department to hold winter concerts Dec. 13, 14, 16

Allison Kim, Op/Ed and Commentary Editor December 11, 2021
The RBHS fine arts department has been working diligently since their opening concerts earlier this fall, with the various sections all preparing for their upcoming winter concerts. The bands, orchestras and choirs are to hold their performances in the Performing Arts Center Dec. 13, 14 and 16, respectively. 
Quinn Spear practices percussion in a band practice room. Photo by Audrey Novinger

Students reflect on solo, small ensemble preparation amidst postponed district festival

Audrey Novinger March 16, 2020

For the past few months, students from the Northeast District of Missouri had been preparing music for the district solo and small ensemble festival which would have occurred March 21 at Mexico High School....

Trophies stand proudly in room 404, the band practice room. As one walks through the band hallway, its easy to see at least hundred trophies displayed, representing Rock Bridge High Schools impressive musical history. Photo by Ana Manzano

Concert and fall symphonic band to perform first concert of year

Audrey Novinger October 21, 2019

As the days grow shorter and pumpkins bedeck front porches, concert and fall symphonic band, two non-competitive performing groups, get ready for their first concert of the year to begin at  7 p.m. Oct....

Students share personal struggle in higher-level auditions

Students share personal struggle in higher-level auditions

Jared Geyer December 14, 2018

In the surplus of RBHS activities and classes that students can join, musical groups such as orchestra and band are some of the largest and most notable programs at school. While any student can try out...

RBHS band performs in holiday concert

RBHS band performs in holiday concert

Alyvia Swearingen December 5, 2018

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The Emerald Regiment marching band performs When the Clock Strikes Twelve during halftime Sep 14. The repertoire includes Camille Saint-Saëns classically haunting Danse Macabre. Photo by Maya Bell.

Emerald Regiment places high at first competition of the season

Katie Whaley September 16, 2018

RBHS marching band, Emerald Regiment, began boarding buses at 1:15 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 15 for its first competition of the season at the Tiger Ambush Classic in Edwardsville, IL. The band practiced from...

Mike Pierson, choir director, was one of the two judges for musical auditions this year.

RBHS musicians to participate in state music festival

Katie Whaley April 24, 2018

Instead of going to her normal B day classes like usual, sophomore Hanna Weber will head down the road to University of Missouri with five other girls to compete at the annual state music festival. There,...

Auditions for Capers to be held March 14 and 15

Auditions for Capers to be held March 14 and 15

Nikol Slatinska March 6, 2018

Auditions for the annual talent show, Capers, will take place after school on March 14 and 15 in the band room. Band director Patrick Sullivan is in charge of the show's organization, including behind...

Photo by Grace Hervey

Musicians prepare for Sweet Night of Jazz

Ben Kimchi November 16, 2017

C Jam Blues fills the auditorium as the Jazz Band prepares for the Sweet Night of Jazz annual fundraiser tomorrow, Friday the 17th. The event will feature music, dancing and food. Jazz Band Director Steve...

Band to compete in last competition of season

Band to compete in last competition of season

Bailey Stover October 13, 2017

In the final movement of the Emerald Regiment’s 2017 field show, “Why So Blue?,” students remove their hats, take a breath and sing. Many members sing with all of the emotions they are carrying inside...

Photo by Kristine Cho

School doesn’t dictate friends

Ann Fitzmaurice April 27, 2017

In elementary and middle school, students are restricted to classes with people of their age. Kindergarteners don’t usually mingle with fifth graders and third graders create their friend groups depending...

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