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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 129

Day 129

Bailey Stover July 24, 2020

People can be frustrating. Today is July 24. I am not liking my new pattern of waking up from stressful dreams centered around school. A few days ago I had a dream about missing my move-in date for college,...

Day 59

Day 59

Bailey Stover May 15, 2020

Contrary to popular belief, high school does in fact end. Today is May 15. In part because of a restless night of sleep interrupted by thunder claps and flashes of lightning, I ended up sleeping half...

Art by Rachel Stevens.

4 photographers, 1 model: Competition enhances creativity, inspires versatility

Multiple Authors April 15, 2020

The challenge was simple: each photographer had five minutes to take a portrait of 2019 RBHS alumna and current student at Stanford Ilinca Popescu. Each of us picked a location and took photos of the same...

Biting my nails

Biting my nails

Bailey Stover April 10, 2020

[penci_text_block block_title_align="style-title-left"] Mary Kate Grossmann, senior “[It started in] first grade because I hated [my classes], and I was really bored. I just remember the first time I...

Two jobs

Two jobs

Bailey Stover April 10, 2020

[penci_text_block block_title_align="style-title-left"] Chloe James, senior “So, I’ve quit two jobs actually, one at [a restaurant] and one at [a general store] just right down the street. So, [the...

Juul and vape photo by Camryn DeVore, Ana Manzano.

Vaping

Bailey Stover March 31, 2020

[penci_text_block block_title_align="style-title-left"] Lola Gingerich, junior “[Starting to vape] was kind of a spontaneous thing. I was just with a friend, and I thought, ‘Why not go and buy one?’...

Tap shoes photo by Camryn DeVore.

Dance

Bailey Stover March 31, 2020

Mikayla Nelson, sophomore “I started dance when I was six just because my older sister did it, so, like, I kinda — my parents were like, ‘Yay. You guys can go together.’ We did tap. I loved tap;...

Senior guard Charles Wilson looks for someone to pass too after picking up his dribble in the corner of the court.
Photo by Camryn DeVore.

Bruins win district championship for fourth year in a row

Camryn DeVore March 7, 2020

The crowded Battle High School (BHS) gym grew loud as the RBHS and BHS boys’ basketball teams took to the court to start the district championship game. Student sections for both teams were packed and...

The Bruins lift their District championship trophy in the air after being awarded it from a MSHAA representative.
Photo by Camryn DeVore.

Girls’ basketball defeats JCHS to secure district title

Camryn DeVore March 7, 2020

Having previously lost to the Jefferson City High School (JCHS) Jays the last time the Bruins played them, tensions in the gym were high. With the district championship at stake, it was crucial for the...

Leaping towards the basket, senior guard Charles Wilson gets the ball shoved out of his hands. Wilson would get the foul call and go on to make both his free throws.
Photo by Camryn DeVore.

Adding to their winning streak, Bruins defeat SCHS in district semifinals

Camryn DeVore March 6, 2020

An explosive Bruins offense came to play as the RBHS boys’ basketball team began the first quarter of the district semifinal game against the Smith-Cotton High School (SCHS) Tigers. The first few minutes...

Reaching towards the net, Brody displayed her athleticism by jumping over two HHS defenders in an effort to score.
Photo by Camryn DeVore.

Girls’ basketball district run starts with win over Hickman High School

Camryn DeVore March 5, 2020

The bright lights of the Battle High School (BHS) court shone down on the Bruins girls’ basketball team as the starting five took to the court. Their cross town rivals, the Hickman High School (HHS)...

Sophomore KK Brody stuffs a shot from the crusaders center. Brody has proven to be a offensive and defensive asset to the Bruins this season.
Photo by Camryn DeVore.

Final regular season game, team celebrates seniors

Camryn DeVore March 2, 2020

Friday, Feb. 28 the girls' basketball team took on the Helias (HHS) Crusaders. The team celebrated its four senior athletes and a senior manager. After a well fought first quarter the Bruins began to pull...

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