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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

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District funding derives from attendance, other factors

Katie Whaley December 14, 2018

The Columbia Public Schools’ (CPS) district final budget document, published and approved by the Columbia Board of Education June 11, 2018, outlines the budget for CPS for this school year. The report...

on the government shutdown

on the government shutdown

Multiple Authors January 22, 2018

Yesterday, Jan. 21, the U.S. government officially shut down five years after the last shutdown that lasted 16 days in Oct. 2013. While millions of “non essential” federal employees are subject to...

What students at RBHS save their money for

Teens receive income, save money

Jordyn Thompson May 22, 2017

[dropcap]S[/dropcap]enseless. That is the word senior Abby Blitz uses to describe how teens spend their money. Whether they are freshmen or seniors, finances aren’t necessarily a priority. “When I...

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Budget allocation difficult for staff

Grace Vance December 15, 2016

Language arts teacher Nicole Clemens’ classroom greets students with colorful decor, collages of pictures and educational posters. A couch for student leisure sits in the corner, and the stack of extra...

Nixon talks budget in visit to Columbia

Nixon talks budget in visit to Columbia

Ross Parks April 24, 2014

[vimeo url="https://vimeo.com/92768105" width="200" height="300"] Video by Renata Williams Gov. Jay Nixon addressed an eager crowd of former educators, lobbyists and concerned citizens Tuesday evening...

Bond issue would fund stadium improvements

Bond issue would fund stadium improvements

Ashleigh Atasoy April 7, 2014

Tomorrow, the city of Columbia will vote to potentially submit a bond issue that will raise $50 million dollars for Columbia Public Schools. If passed, the bond would give taxpayers a four cent increase...

The stage is set for RBHSs first debate tournament in years.

Debate team travels to districts amid budget issues

Jay Whang March 9, 2014

This weekend RBHS’s debate team to Pattonville High School to participate in the district debate tournament.  They will also travel from  March 14-15 at Mexico High School. Their upcoming competitions...

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Tips to ease, satisfy shoppers

Renata Poet Williams March 2, 2014

Sometimes shopping can seem overwhelming when being just thrown into it. There’s an art to saving the most money while still getting what you need. I, like any other shopper, have developed a few routines...

Budget Crisis? CPS faces potential cuts

Budget Crisis? CPS faces potential cuts

George Sarafianos February 14, 2014

Earlier this year, Boone County released its assessed valuation to Columbia Public Schools regarding the increase in percentage of property taxes intended to be set aside for next year’s budget. With...

NASA 2012

NASA 2012

John Gillis March 13, 2012

In recent years the National Space and Aeronautics Agency, NASA, has lost the glow of happiness and hope that it used to have. NASA made engineers heroes and household names. Their budget was then cut...

Budget frustrates CPS officials

Sami Pathan January 28, 2012

Though Gov. Jay Nixon publicized “record funding” in the state education budget in his Jan. 16 State of the State address, district officials aren’t impressed.   Columbia Public Schools Superintendent...

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