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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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CPS holds equity training to create unbiased classroom

Brandon Kim February 29, 2020

Columbia Public Schools (CPS) annually spends $24,460 on equity training, which is learning about how to put aside biases and learn to accept different ideas and cultures. CPS has a partnership with...

LGBTQ students navigate bathroom struggles

LGBTQ students navigate bathroom struggles

Brandon Kim January 15, 2020

Only one gender-neutral bathroom exists at RBHS. It’s in the nurse’s office, so transgender students use the boys’ restroom or the girls’ bathroom, causing them to make a choice every time they...

Photo by Will Cover

Anti-bullying fails to solve issue

Brandon Kim January 9, 2020

Countless anti-bullying posters lined the walls of our elementary and middle schools, re-hammering stale slogans already plastered to the back of our brains. “Don’t be a bully.” “Don’t be a...

College Board to discontinue several AP Scholar awards May 2020

College Board to discontinue several AP Scholar awards May 2020

Brandon Kim December 15, 2019

The Advanced Placement (AP) Scholar awards program is discontinuing several awards in May 2020. The State awards, Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) honors and International AP Scholar awards...

Motion Pictures Association of America celebrates 50 years of movie ratings

Motion Pictures Association of America celebrates 50 years of movie ratings

Brandon Kim December 9, 2019

The Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) celebrated 50 years of movie ratings this year. These white boxes with all caps text on the iconic green background have become a regular feature of movie...

‘Knives Out,’ a delightful new twist on the classic mystery genre

‘Knives Out,’ a delightful new twist on the classic mystery genre

Brandon Kim November 29, 2019

“Knives Out” is a wonderfully crafted film that leaves the viewer energized when they exit the theater. It is an homage to the old Alfred Hitchcock movies and interconnected puzzles of Agatha Christie's...

‘A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood,’ the movie we need

‘A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood,’ the movie we need

Brandon Kim November 25, 2019

“A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood” is not a biopic but is based on the true story of Fred Rogers (Tom Hanks) and Tom Junod (Matthew Rhys), named Lloyd Vogel in the movie. It follows Vogel, an investigative...

Art by Sophie Froese

That’s debatable: Is Apple better than Android?

Will Cover November 21, 2019

Apple's cohesive user experience bests Android Isaac Yontz The iPhone, Apple’s flagship device, has revolutionized the phone industry from having the most computing power out of any phone on the...

Boys swim and dive overcome obstacles, bond with crosstown foes

Boys’ swim and dive overcome obstacles, bond with crosstown foes

Brandon Kim November 13, 2019

Senior Jack Koller begins his day to the sound of his alarm clock at 5 a.m. He grabs a small breakfast like a bagel and shoves a swimsuit and towel in his backpack. He runs to the car and picks up a teammate...

Hollywood makes advances in diversity but should keep going

Hollywood makes advances in diversity but should keep going

Brandon Kim October 27, 2019

For the past few years, the push for diversity in movies has only grown after breakout hits like “Black Panther,” “Crazy Rich Asians” and “Coco.” For decades, films and TV shows heavily underrepresented...

Middle schoolers hold up their country placards at roll call in the RBHS MUN Conference yesterday. Photo credit: Brandon Kim

RBHS Model United Nations team hosts conference for middle schoolers

Brandon Kim October 20, 2019

At 8 a.m Saturday, Oct.19, the doors opened in the North entrance, and 14 nervous and excited middle schoolers streamed in for the RBHS Model United Nations (MUN) Conference, which was hosted by the...

The orchestra will play in the PAC tomorrow at 7 p.m. photo by Will Andrews

Sounds of fall: Orchestra concert set for tomorrow

Brandon Kim October 14, 2019

Tomorrow at 7 p.m.  the concert and chamber orchestras will play in their fall concert, The Sounds of October. The concert will include works by Eric Whitacre, Percy Grainger and Astor Piazzolla....

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