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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

Chamber orchestra takes the stage for their final concert this year. Photo by Lucy Bozian.

Seniors conclude their final performance

Brandon Kim May 17, 2019

Senior Grant Crockett remembers the first time he learned the violin. He was a wide-eyed sixth-grader in a new middle school. After the class learned how to use the bow, his teacher said, “okay, try...

Photo by stokkete

2019-20 class schedule revisions due March 1

Anna Xu February 26, 2019

Friday, March 1 marks the last day for students to change their schedules for the 2019-20 school year, Director of Counseling Betsy Jones said. Course request forms were due Jan. 25 for rising seniors...

NAEP test will take place in the media center Feb. 6 from 9:30 a.m to 3:30 p.m

RBHS to participate in national report card tomorrow, media center closed

Anna Xu February 5, 2019

RBHS will participate in the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) Feb. 6, 2019 from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.. Because of this, the Media Center will close for non participating students. The...

Junior James Glaser works in physics teacher Malcolm Smiths room during his teacher assistant time. Photo by Anna Xu

Teacher assistant removed as enrollment option

Anna Xu January 24, 2019

The 2019-20 school year will see many revisions to credit opportunities, said director of counselling Betsy Jones. A major change is the elimination of teachers assistants, something that Jones does not...

Feature photo by Camryn DeVore

Club fair postponed due to weather

Bailey Stover January 22, 2019

As was the case with the RBHS Show Choir Festival and the varsity wrestling match Jan. 12, the spring club fair is the latest victim of inclement weather. The cub fair, originally scheduled to take place...

Orchestra plays second concert of the year Dec. 10

Orchestra plays second concert of the year Dec. 10

Isaac Parrish January 2, 2019

[vc_video link="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pgzZirUSGzw"] Orchestra director Alison Lankheit and senior chamber orchestra violinist Zain Ibdah discuss their thoughts on the concert Dec. 10.

Senior violinist Sejoon Jun warms up before the RB orchestra concert. Photo by Matt Burns.

Orchestra’s Musical Arrangement

Matthew Burns October 11, 2018

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Lisa Geyer and Eryn Puett talk in the Counseling Office

Level changes open in student schedules Sept. 4

Anna Xu September 4, 2018

Today, three weeks into the school year, is the first day students can make level changes down (from Advanced Placement (AP) to honors, honors to regular, etc) in their schedule. Students who intend to...

Source: RBHS Student Handbook. By Billy Beaty

Juniors advance to graduate early

Anna Kirby May 13, 2018

Graduating from high school can be a scary, happy, a long-awaited or dreaded time. For some students, waiting for four years of high school to pass can seem to take ages with graduation day always slightly...

Sophomore Sarah Kuhlman looks at her Interim Progress Report (IPR) while juniors Carter Foust and Dani Barnes anticipate their own IPRs on April 23. Students received their report cards on a Monday because of a mix-up in putting correct grades.

Staff meetings may alter schedules

Multiple Authors May 10, 2018

[dropcap style="simple" size="10"]C[/dropcap]lasses normally available on third and fourth block may be offered at different times or not at all for some blocks as teachers implement new Professional Learning...

Students request classes earlier than previous years

Students request classes earlier than previous years

Emily Oba January 26, 2018

Though the 2018-19 school year starts in fewer than eight months, all junior students recieved their schedule request forms on Thursday, Jan. 11. A week later, freshmen and sophomore received theirs. School...

Annual fast-a-thon to encourage cultural awareness, Ramadan experience

Annual fast-a-thon to encourage cultural awareness, Ramadan experience

Allie Pigg January 15, 2018

For senior Donia Shawn, the Holy Month of Ramadan is a time to reconnect with her family and build her relationship with her God, Allah. Ramadan is Shawn’s favorite holiday in the Islam religion because...

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