The Student News Site of Rock Bridge High School

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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

Feature photo by Asa Lory

Childhood tales affect adult morality

Bailey Stover February 28, 2019

Raised by parents from South Sudan, freshman Mabior Akuiem grew up in Kenya before moving to the U.S. in 2015. From folk tales about how a mustache became stuck on a person’s face to his father’s life...

Missouri families provide homes for children in need

Missouri families provide homes for children in need

Amanda Kurukulasuriya May 21, 2018

[dropcap style="flat" size="5"]P[/dropcap]laying pretend in a kindergarten classroom is not most peoples’ idea of the perfect day. But for freshman Remy Stokes, it was the highlight of his time in foster...

Pop-up art promotes kindness

Pop-up art promotes kindness

Jordan Rogers April 30, 2018

Inspirational quotes and butterflies filled the sidewalks of downtown Columbia as students from around the city chipped in to promote kindness. The event kicked off “Acts of Kindness Week” created...

Early exposure to technology inhibits development

Nikol Slatinska March 26, 2018

A mother pushes her toddler around in a cart through the supermarket. After a while of perusing the aisles for orange juice, laundry detergent and other bland household items, the child naturally starts...

Singers hold annual Camp Show Choir event

Singers hold annual Camp Show Choir event

Peyton Moore December 11, 2017

[dropcap]T[/dropcap]he lights dim and curtains begin to open. But this time, the performers on stage are elementary and middle schoolers. On Dec. 9, the annual Camp Show Choir was held at RBHS, where third...

Junior Billie Huang, an avid fan of the series, reads a Harry Potter novel in the school library. Photo by Rochita Ghosh.

Annual Harry Potter Trivia Night to aid sick children

Ji-Sung Lee November 30, 2016

[dropcap]W[/dropcap]hile death eaters, working wands and dementors won't be at Hickman High School (HHS), some Columbian’s will compete to answer questions regarding all things Harry Potter as they test...

Photo by Abby Blitz

Millennials treated like winners, feel like losers

Skyler Froese November 4, 2016

As Generation X are latch key children, the millennials are a generation of winners — but not in the traditional sense. Prizes for attendance and participation are now commonplace, and these rewards...

Let kids be kids

Let kids be kids

Kennedy Grieman May 3, 2016

[heading]Graphic, explicit commercials offer inappropriate viewing for preteens[/heading] Imagine sitting down with your little sister to watch her favorite show and a scary commercial  about the latest...

Afghanistan struggles made real for audiences of Land of the Enlightened

Afghanistan struggles made real for audiences of ‘Land of the Enlightened’

Ronel Ghidey March 5, 2016

The struggles of Afghanistan and its state of being after American occupation are distinctly shown in Director Peter-Jan De Pue's first film. His documentary, "Land of the Enlightened" revolves around...

Youth Advisory Council to fundraise for local daycare

Jenna Liu November 4, 2015

Students serving on the city’s Youth Advisory Council will be fundraising for the first few weeks of November to support a daycare program at Douglass High School called Cribs. Unlike most of the daycares...

The (L)only ones

The (L)only ones

Grace Vance May 21, 2015

When freshman Faith Wright thinks back to a few years ago, it is not with fond memories. “I went through a pretty weird stage in my life,” Wright said. “I was ugly, had braces and wore glasses. Back...

infographic by Neil Cathro

Stuck between footsteps: Life of a sibling

Elad Gov-Ari May 21, 2015

Growing up with siblings can be tough, whether one is the bossy older kid or the adored baby. When viewed by a person with siblings, an only child is often talked about as lucky for not having any pesky...

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