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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

Shooting sports comfortably

Shooting sports comfortably

Camryn DeVore November 21, 2018

I had always shot photos for my brother's football games, but neither did I have the equipment to do that job well, nor did I take what I was doing all that seriously. When I first joined the staff of...

Photo by Will Napier

The modern gent, a November lookbook

Will Napier November 10, 2018

Style and expression, in recent years, has become a big part of my life. Before high school, I didn’t really care what I wore. I focused on comfort rather than color coordination or anything else. When...

Royal Tea: Queen Victoria

Royal Tea: Queen Victoria

Valeria Velasquez October 29, 2018

Royal Tea is back this year to discuss another collection of endlessly fascinating (and potentially incestuous) tales regarding the lives of history’s most wealthy elites. Now, we can all agree that...

Art by Valeria Velasquez

AP World needs modification, not division

The Rock and Bearing News Staff October 18, 2018

With the College Board’s coming upheaval of the Advanced Placement (AP) World History, this year’s freshmen and every class after may miss out on decades of history education. This past summer, the...

WORLD OF LEARNING: AP World History teacher Shawna Matteson supervises her fourth block class Tuesday as they wrap up the first two units on laptops[0-600 BCE]. Photo by George Frey.

College Board to revamp AP World History offerings next year

Ethan Hayes October 1, 2018

During the summer the College Board anounced plans to refashion the structure of Advanced Placement (AP) World History. The change, scheduled for the 2019-20 school year, intends to split the curriculum...

Photo by Maya Bell

Grace Tries: I try journaling for a week

Grace Dorsey November 1, 2017

For seven days I kept a diary  Hello, my name is Grace Dorsey, and for the next few months I want to try as many new things as possible. At the end of each experiment, I’ll document my experiences and...

Behind the Paper: Moy Zhong

Behind the Paper: Moy Zhong

Carmen Ramirez October 25, 2017

On this edition of Behind the Paper, we learn about junior Moy Zhong and how she came to be on our school’s newspaper staff. I only met Moy this year, but from the short time we’ve known each other,...

Tasty Travels: South Korea

Tasty Travels: South Korea

Valeria Velasquez October 17, 2017

I have countless memories of my scrawny eight-year-old self watching the travel channel classic, “Bizarre Foods With Andrew Zimmern,” eyes filled with wonder as I saw him consume plate after plate...

MKT Trail

MKT Trail

Joy Park April 3, 2017

The Missouri-Kansas Trail (MKT) is a recreational trail in Columbia, Missouri that runs nine miles long. A part of the former Missouri-Kansas-Texas Railroad, it was transformed into a recreational trail...

Capen Park holds nature landscape in the city

Capen Park holds nature landscape in the city

Cassidy Viox December 20, 2016

The urbanization of Columbia took over what used to be a small farming community. Now, with the Universities’ rowdy students and a city population of 119,108, it’s hard to find a place that feels real,...

Films that inspire the holiday spirit

Films that inspire the holiday spirit

Alyssa Gibler November 9, 2016

During the holidays, there are several fun films that come to mind when celebrating with your loved ones. But the main problem is when you're sat down with family and friends is that there’s just so...

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