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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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Feature photo by Rachael Erickson.

Fixing fights over phones isn’t effective

Rachael Erickson May 9, 2018

Around mid-February, I got into a fight with one of my closest friends. It all happened over Snapchat, after a disappointment-fueled spiral on a bus full of debate kids, illuminated only by red emergency...

Buses are prepared to pick up students after school. The recent change of bus companies has sparked frustration for students and parents.
Photo by Cassi Viox

New bus company stirs conflict

Faaris Khan September 29, 2015

On Nov. 10, 2014, the Columbia Public Schools District hired a new bus company for student transportation for the first time in decades. They hired Student Transportation of America as the district’s...

The Green Prince delivers age-old message beautifully

‘The Green Prince’ delivers age-old message beautifully

Urmilla Kuttikad March 2, 2014

I saw The Green Prince accidently, but it ended up being one of my favorites of the festival, as these things usually happen. The film details the extraordinary account of Mosab Hassan Yousef, a Palestinian...

From Left: Aline, Kwizi, Claude, Freddy, Francine, and Nene Rwenyaguza together in their Columbia home. Photo by Urmila Kutikkad

Blood is thicker than water

Urmilla Kuttikad January 29, 2014

[heading size="16"]A family reunited after 11 years[/heading] Violence has ravaged weary Congo for decades. 5.4 million dead, another 2 million displaced, an estimated ongoing 45,000 deaths per month...

photo by Manal Salim

Date of grade submission causes difficulties

Manal Salim January 2, 2014

Upon the end of the current semester, the start of a new year is bound to bring about difficulties for both students and teachers. At RBHS, grades are due on the morning of January 8, which is a mere...

Senior Mary Arnold, studies for her ACT. Photo by Rachel Kirchhofer.

Scheduling conflict results in homecoming, ACT back-to-back

Brittany Cornelison October 24, 2013

It’s October; school is in full swing, the workload has been set and the struggle is real. Underclassmen have finally adjusted to the new school and upperclassmen are settling into their classes, trying...

Junior Tricia Hill

Later start time causes reaction, conflicting schedules

Kaitlyn Marsh March 12, 2013

After last night's final decision by the Columbia Public School board regarding the start times for elementary, middle and high school students in the coming year, students share multiple opinions...

‘The List’ exposes the mess America made

Ipsa Chaudhary October 20, 2012

We all know the war in Iraq is over. But is it really for the Iraqis? The documentary "The List" shows the plight of the Iraqi allies of the U.S. and the List Project’s work to save them. The project...

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