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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

Day 15

Day 15

Bailey Stover April 1, 2020

Spring is showing its first buds. Today is April 1. At 9 this morning, I woke up to a string of GroupMe messages surrounding Columbia Public Schools Community Relations Director Michelle Baumstark’s...

CRISPR sparks inspiration, fear among scientists

CRISPR sparks inspiration, fear among scientists

James Glaser January 26, 2020

Jurassic Park is remembered for many things: an incredible soundtrack composed by John Williams, remarkable dinosaur effects and surprising wisdom. The most famous piece of wisdom from Jurassic Park is,...

Loneliness Shadow Art by Rachel Stevens.

Biology furthers friendships

Sarah Ding January 8, 2020

Recorded by nurse Bronnie Ware, the book “The Top Five Regrets of the Dying” lists common sorrows of patients on their  deathbed. One of the top regrets the patients said was that they wished...

Prometheus - Art by Moy Zhong.

Finding the fire

Anna Xu October 16, 2018

At his first competition, senior Henry Huang, at seven-years-old, approached the piano bench unblinking; he wiped his cold hands on his pants feeling the adrenaline course and his legs slightly wobble. In...

This is a photo of DNA is contained in all cells, such as these ones obtained from this inside of a human cheek.

Genomic editing to save lives

Amanda Kurukulasuriya May 18, 2018

Senior Jeffrey Mullen’s morning routine entails a shower, breakfast and a vest shaking him for half an hour to loosen the mucus in his lungs. This is just one of the many treatments necessary to treat...

Adding up the knowledge: Math teacher Evan Thornberry works questions on the board in his Algebra 2 class Friday, April 27. Photo by Annalisa Geger.

Leaving teachers reflect on their last remaining days

Will Cover May 15, 2018

[dropcap style="flat" size="5"]I[/dropcap]n just more than one week, seven teachers will move on from their time at RBHS. Chemistry teacher Barry Still, world studies teacher Emily Cissi, biology teacher...

A Christian’s perspective on public school education

A Christian’s perspective on public school education

Maddie Murphy February 10, 2018

[dropcap]T[/dropcap]he theory of creationism has been banned from public schools for far too long. Since the Scopes Trial, which ultimately led to its removal in 1925, evolution has been the primary curriculum...

Kinesiology, biology teacher elevates and energizes health awareness

Kinesiology, biology teacher elevates and energizes health awareness

Grace Dorsey February 2, 2018

If one takes the first right on the way in through the north doors of RBHS, he/she will end up in the science hallway. Two doors in, and the person will find room 346. An easier way of spotting this classroom,...

Scientific advancements intensify ethical debates

Scientific advancements intensify ethical debates

Grace Vance February 16, 2017

Art by Moy Zhong One year ago, sophomore Malik Ibdah would have never guessed that a video explaining the transcription process of deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) to messenger RNA (mRNA) would spark his interest...

Test Takers: From left, senior Audrey Clark, junior Mallory Bolerjack and junior Robert Schimdt take the two-and-a-half hour AP Pyschology final in May. Photo by Alice Yu

Finals frenzy sparks discussion among students

Jenna Liu May 18, 2014

While students count down the last few weeks of school in anticipation of the blissful freedom of summer vacation, the looming presence of the end-of-the-year tests that kick off in early June is already...

I couldnt believe the contrast between the greens and the reds and browns, it was as if Summer and Autumn were fighting for the best nature display.

Columbia nature school to open its doors in 2015

Urmilla Kuttikad April 30, 2014

If all goes well, the Columbia Public Schools district hopes to open a nature school in August 2015 at Rock Bridge State Park. The school will be able to service 100 5th graders per year Stiepleman, along...

Bill Nye to come to Columbia

Bill Nye to come to Columbia

Ashleigh Atasoy March 14, 2014

Mizzou is hosting scientist and television personality Bill Nye for their weekly Saturday Science presentation Mar. 15. In his talk this Saturday, Nye will emphasize the importance and benefits of educating...

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