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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

D Dees Kettle Korn employees work during the Roots N Blues festival. Photo by Bailey Stover.

People of Roots N Blues – Mark Max

Bailey Stover September 29, 2019

A man of few words, Mark Max, owner of D Dee’s Kettle Korn, described how he first took over the business and what he most enjoys about the festival. How did you first start this business? "Actually,...

A woman sells farm fresh vegetables and fruit at Umicho Fish Market in Kanazawa, Japan on April 24, 2019.
Photo by George Frey / Bearing News

From the Far East to the Midwest: Service with a Smile

George Frey May 2, 2019

Having a part-time job is, for the most part, common for quite a few RBHS students. From food service to retail, many over 16 in the United States work to earn extra money. While these jobs can be fun...

Lights illuminate Ameyakocho street in Tokyo, Japan on April 21, 2019.
Photo by George Frey / Bearing News

Light: George

George Frey May 2, 2019

Tokyo, With a population of 38 million people, is the world’s most populous city. Every night around the city hundreds of thousands of people walk along narrow streets to buy food, clothes, or hang out...

A man gazes at an African woman aboard a Yamanote Line Subway train Tokyo, Japan on April 22, 2019.
Photo by George Frey / Bearing News

From the Far East to the Midwest: Being a visible minority

George Frey May 2, 2019

Japan is a country of more than 100 million people. Out of this amount, 98.5 percent are ethnically Japanese, so, it’s safe to say, I, a blonde, blue eyed Caucasian, stand out. But this hasn’t hindered...

Kindergarten students run across the street in Toyama, Japan, in order to catch the train home from school.
George Frey / Bearing News

From the Far East to the Midwest: Independence, Self Reliance

George Frey April 25, 2019

Here in Japan, children are able to fulfill more real-world responsibilities on their own, and in fact, they are expected to do so. This isn’t because their parents don’t care about their well being,...

Japanese caricature artist Mitsuru Yamada works on his caricature of freshman Alexa Kogha.

Caricature artist brings Japanese culture to RBHS

Allie Pigg November 1, 2018

In the Halloween essence of character masks and Jack-O-Lanterns, Japanese caricature artist Mitsuru Yamada and his apprentice Makoto Matsumura made a special visit to RBHS to speak with Sensei Shawn Beatty’s...

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