The Student News Site of Rock Bridge High School

Bearing News

The Student News Site of Rock Bridge High School

Bearing News

The Student News Site of Rock Bridge High School

Bearing News

Junior Amira McKee reads to her younger siblings after she gets home from school Oct. 22. Clara watches on the left and Mack on the right as
Amira asked Mickey in the middle to point to the narwhal in the book they were reading. Photo by Sarah Mosteller

Family values: Home responsibilities give ample opportunities for growth

Amira McKee November 18, 2019

No fewer than twice a week, my peers subject my name to the same patronizing inflection. Usually, after seeing the chaos that is my backpack or learning I have postponed writing an essay until a few nights...

Photo by Will Cover

Counseling requires Scoir for transcript submissions to colleges

Will Cover November 7, 2019

RBHS seniors must submit transcript requests through Scoir, a college admissions website, regardless of the platform on which one is applying. The school had this policy in place spring of last year,...

Art by Isabel Thoroughman

The price is right: Will pay to play for my children

Katie Whaley May 7, 2019

Why is everyone mad at Lori Laughlin? She was doing what every parent should for his or her children. What is criminal is not her behavior; rather, that she might go to prison for paving the way for Olivia...

Photo by George Frey

Anonymity levels the playing field of college admissions

Bailey Stover March 21, 2019

Fifty mothers and fathers. Fifty men and women with net worths in the tens of millions. Fifty American citizens subject to the laws of the United States arrested in the recent college admissions scandal...

Photo by George Frey

Anonymity levels playing field of college admissions

Bailey Stover March 21, 2019

Fifty mothers and fathers. Fifty men and women with net worths in the tens of millions. Fifty American citizens subject to the laws of the United States arrested in the recent college admissions scandal...

Art by Valeria Velasquez

Scoring high: test results continue to shape future

Emily Oba October 15, 2018

Individuals are responsible for their own lives and can choose to do what they want with them. Whether that means taking school seriously or going with the flow, the decision is one’s own, personal choice. Nevertheless,...

Senior Marco Rea browses through the Common Application, a universal application for most colleges.

Affirmative action policies are necessary and beneficial

Ronel Ghidey October 8, 2015

Is America’s history color blind? The answer is no because of the constant discrimination against minorities in its history. Why are people against affirmative action, which are policies and scholarships...

Admission proves comedic and satisfying

‘Admission’ proves comedic and satisfying

Trisha Chaudhary March 22, 2013

For a junior that is quickly approaching having to begin the application process to colleges and deciding what I want to do with the rest of my life, Admission seemed like a good movie to go see. I'll...

It’s never too early to think about college

Luke Chval March 8, 2013

Students, counselors explain the college application process March is the time for college-bound juniors to schedule testing. Here is a look at why every choice matters as teens get ready for higher level...

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