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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

Tap shoes photo by Camryn DeVore.


Bailey Stover March 31, 2020

Mikayla Nelson, sophomore “I started dance when I was six just because my older sister did it, so, like, I kinda — my parents were like, ‘Yay. You guys can go together.’ We did tap. I loved tap;...

Senior Jordan Kuhnert shakes it in the front row during the girls dance Sheila. The meaning behind the song was about a girl being too sexy for a guy, and was the most upbeat of the girls choreography.

Dancers celebrate Indian culture during Global Village week

Audrey Snyder March 10, 2020

Global Village week's second day of celebration took place Tuesday, March 10 in the main commons through a display of international dancing. Fifty-three upperclassmen and two underclassmen dressed in traditional...

Senior Rawan Edaba picks up her little brother from his wheelchair to danced with him during the RBHS Bruinthon event. The two of them swayed to Disney music during the dance marathon. Bruinthon raised $14,176.65,  $1,259.40 more than last year. Photo by Audrey Snyder.

Bruinthon raises 14k “For the Kids”

Audrey Snyder March 10, 2020

In the RBHS main gym, students from Jeff City, Hickman and RBHS worked together to show support for Bruinthon club and its Mini Mizzouthon, the high school preliminary dance marathon charity feeding into...

Art by Rachel Stevens.

LGBTQ athletes find community within athletics

Bailey Stover February 25, 2020

In sixth grade sophomore Zachary Willmore said he knew he was gay when he memorized all the lyrics to Nicki Minaj’s “Super Bass.” While he doesn’t watch sports often, he said Minaj is the closest...

India Nite dazzles community with sights, sounds, culture

India Nite dazzles community with sights, sounds, culture

Moy Zhong October 30, 2018

[vc_video link=""][penci_text_block block_title_align="style-title-left" custom_markup_1=""]On Oct. 27, the University of Missouri’s Cultural Association of India (CAI) hosts...

UNIQUE dance team offers tryouts

‘UNIQUE’ dance team offers tryouts

Amanda Kurukulasuriya August 28, 2018

Tryouts for Unique dance team are Wednesday, Aug. 29. Unique began three years ago at RBHS. The group offers inclusivity for everyone, especially African Americans, Coach Erica Wade said. This is her...

Junior Anna Kate Sundvold, sophomore Delaney Fuller and junior Brittany Hayes perform at half time on Sept. 22, 2018 at a game against Jefferson City High School. Photo by Maya Bell.

Bruin Girls place at NDA High School Nationals

Ji-Sung Lee March 6, 2018

[dropcap style="flat" size="4"]S[/dropcap]itting together and holding hands at the National Dance Alliance (NDA) Nationals awards ceremony, the RBHS Bruin Girls both pray and hope that all their hard work...

Celebrating Raven Wilkinson

Celebrating Raven Wilkinson

Maya Bell February 12, 2018

In the midst of the growing racial tensions and violent prejudice of 20th century America, a young girl born to a middle-class family in New York City knew that she was destined to dance. From the age...

Mini MizzouThon to take place tomorrow

Nikol Slatinska February 2, 2018

The annual Mini MizzouThon event is occurring at 1:00 p.m. tomorrow in the Mizzou Rec Complex. An extension of MizzouThon, the six and a half hour dance marathon is an opportunity for high school students...

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...

Rock Bridge administrators dealt with student drinking at the homecoming dance.

Illicit activity at homecoming dance leads to discussion of discipline policy

Katie Whaley October 13, 2017

[dropcap style="simple" size="5"]P[/dropcap]eople crowded in front of the stage danced and sang along to the song that boomed through the gymnasium. Fairy lights were strung over the dance floor, illuminating...

International Dance Day marked by two distinct performances

International Dance Day marked by two distinct performances

Grace Dorsey February 23, 2017

Senior Divya Divya starts off the B lunch dance by introducing the Indian dance group, the Spicy Samosas. Seniors Kat Sarafianos and Sam Baumer spin during the Dandiya, a traditional folk dance that originated...

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