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Bearing News

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Show Choir to premiere first concert on Jan. 20

Julia Kim, Staff Writer January 20, 2022
The RBHS show choir will perform their first concert of the year on Jan. 20 in the Performing Arts Center at 7 p.m.
Two editors-in-chief try photography: Unfamiliar journalistic medium inspires creativity

Two editors-in-chief try photography: Unfamiliar journalistic medium inspires creativity

Anjali Noel Ramesh and Nora Crutcher-McGowan December 21, 2021

On a particularly chilly day in November, editors-in-chief Nora Crutcher-McGowan and Anjali Noel Ramesh set out downtown with the purpose of trying photography for the day, under the guidance of photo...

The female gaze counteracts existing standards in cinema

The female gaze counteracts existing standards in cinema

Allison Kim December 20, 2021

In every visual representation in media  consumed, the creator controls the perspective through which audiences view the work. The female and male gazes are two defined examples, primarily found and discussed...

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on finals week

Ketti Horton, Staff Writer December 17, 2021

As the first in-person finals week since the 2019-2020 school year comes to an end, students at RBHS are certainly feeling the heat. Finals week is a dreaded time for most, but some see it as relieving...

What song are you listening to?

Joan Kwon, Multimedia Editor December 17, 2021

  Student council president Haeam Lee and Op/Ed editor Allison Kim go around RBHS interviewing students on what songs they are listening to. What song are you listening to? Let us know in the...

Senior ad deadline approaches, yearbook staff faces difficulty meeting sales goal

Senior ad deadline approaches, yearbook staff faces difficulty meeting sales goal

Anjali Noel Ramesh, Editor-in-Chief December 16, 2021

In response to the school’s shift away from the use of paper, yearbook and senior ad sales will remain online for the 2021-22 school year. Senior ads are a designated section of the yearbook where family...

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inteGIRLS STL/MO chapter hosts first Winter Contest

Shubha Gautam, News Editor December 7, 2021

The inteGIRLS STL/Missouri chapter hosted their Winter 2021 Math Contest for girls and non-binary individuals comfortable with being placed with girls Saturday, Dec. 4. The student-led group hosted the...

Photo by Salma Alamin.

Underclassmen win annual PowderPuff tournament, look forward to coming year

Anjali Noel Ramesh, Co-Editor in Chief December 5, 2021
After canceling the previous year’s games because of COVID-19 restrictions, the RBHS student council held the annual PowderPuff tournament Thursday, Nov. 2. PowderPuff is a touch football game and is played by anyone not already on the official school football team. Students signed up to participate on a first-come, first-served basis a few weeks prior. The seniors and juniors had teams of 25 each, while the freshman and sophomore classes had one combined team of 25. 
The 27 Club glorifies premature death in the music industry

The 27 Club glorifies premature death in the music industry

Shubha Gautam, News Editor December 3, 2021

Jim Morrison, the charismatic lead singer and songwriter for the ‘60s rock band The Doors, was a detached, extremely intelligent loner as a kid who would spend his time agitating reserved peers and devouring...

Photo by Bailey Blackburn

Advanced Acting class debuts “The Outsiders”

Julia Kim, Staff Writer December 2, 2021
The RBHS Advanced Acting class is set to premiere their first play of the year this Thursday, Dec. 2, followed by three more performances Friday and Saturday. 
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Analyzing fashion in Howl’s Moving Castle

Julia Kim, Staff Writer November 18, 2021

Studio Ghibli’s film “Howl’s Moving Castle” (2004) remains a prominent piece of media in the realm of animation, winning various accolades at the 61st Venice International Film Festival and Mainichi...

Photo by Desmond Kisida.

RBHS esports team takes third, fourth place at state championship

Ketti Horton, Staff Writer November 18, 2021

The RBHS Green and Gold Rocket League teams took home third and fourth place trophies respectively at the Missouri Esports State Championships in St. Louis, Missouri Saturday Nov. 13. The 2021 state tournament...

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