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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

Photos by Allie Pigg, Camryn DeVore, Sophie Eaton, Bailey Stover. Illustrated by Sarah Kuhlmann.

Social media increase accountability, responsibility

Katie Whaley March 26, 2019

In the past six months, Americans have seen public figures come to terms with inappropriate statements and behaviors they displayed back in high school. Through old yearbooks, Americans found documentation...

RBHS string orchestra plays during the senior processional.

Baccalaureate celebrates seniors

Will Cover May 17, 2018

As the sound of the string orchestra swelled, the people in the bleachers rose to their feet and a stream of green entered the gymnasium as the 2018 RBHS senior class attended the long historied ceremony...

Students, administrators clarify prom arrangements

Students, administrators clarify prom arrangements

Nikol Slatinska February 24, 2018

Administrators and Student Council members helped clear up confusion surrounding the date and location of the senior prom. Seniors expressed disagreement over what they thought was a scheduling change...

Student Council, Rock Bridge Reaches Out to host blood drive

Student Council, Rock Bridge Reaches Out to host blood drive

Nikol Slatinska November 6, 2017

Student Council and the Rock Bridge Reaches Out (RBRO) American Red Cross core will host a blood drive from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. tomorrow in the auxiliary gym. The blood drive organizers encourage students...

Get to know your 2017 STUCO candidates

Get to know your 2017 STUCO candidates

Cam Fuller April 7, 2017

2017 has brought along a new batch of student council leadership that want your vote for president and vice-president. Voting takes place at this link and will go from April 7-11.[vc_video link="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YudPpU5SCu0"][vc_video...

Spirit week concludes with bruins Sunday bests

Spirit week concludes with bruins’ Sunday bests

Skyler Froese February 10, 2017

Photographer Eléa-Marie Gilles Freshman Audrey Guess gets in touch with her inner princess as she wears an opulent tiara as well as a fur stole.  Counselor Rachel Reed proves that she is just as suited...

Voter fraud compromises court

Voter fraud compromises court

Grace Vance February 5, 2017

Student Council determined on Monday that the original list of courtwarming candidates had to be amended because of suspected fraudulent voting. Although Student Council announced the names of 11 boys...

Photo by Kristine Cho

Overachievers fail to recognize accomplishments

Nikol Slatinska November 1, 2016

Junior Sonya Hu is an enigma. She takes almost all AP classes, has scored a 35 on the ACT, is involved in multiple clubs, is co-captain of the debate team and almost always places at tournaments. Not to...

Mismatched outfits show off homecoming spirit

Mismatched outfits show off homecoming spirit

Cassidy Viox September 28, 2016

Welcome to "Twister Day" where junior Macy Knorr shows off her wild fashion sense in her art class. Homecoming court member Kylie Renwick gives a blast from the past in her Sandy Olsson costume, from...

“I can understand it because we don’t really have a fair reason to leave but I think it is kind of dumb because there is nothing for you to do here sometimes and I just sit there for an entire hour and 30 minutes. I am sure that there are a lot of people who leave. If there is an AUT check, they just know before hand and have somebody else fill in for them. I haven’t done that.” Photo by Devesh Kumar

Sophomores banned from leaving school campus

Caylea Ray September 21, 2015

    What makes RBHS diverse from other high schools in Columbia is that RBHS has always been known for our motto: freedom with responsibility. For years, seniors and juniors have had the upper...

One down, three to go

One down, three to go

Elinor Stanley May 18, 2015

[heading size="20" margin="20"]Freshman have finished theri firs t year of high school, what's next?[/heading] Ever since the addition of freshmen in 2013, Rock Bridge has been bustling with change. Bruin...

State Rep. introduces bill to lower Missouri voting age to 16

State Rep. introduces bill to lower Missouri voting age to 16

Derek Wang January 30, 2015

Democratic Rep. Karla May of Missouri District 84, located in St. Louis, proposed a bill that would lower the voting age in Missouri to 16 years old in December. If the bill becomes law, current freshmen...

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