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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

Sophomore Piper Forthaus swims freestyle at a 6 a.m. swim practice Friday, Dec. 7. Forthaus will compete at state this weekend.

Girls’ swim and dive to compete at State Championship

Bailey Stover February 13, 2019

The girls’ swimming and diving team will compete at the City of St. Peters Rec-Plex in St. Peters, MO beginning tomorrow and continuing through Saturday. Class 2 will compete Thursday and Friday morning,...

Girls’ swim, dive finishes third at Springfield Invitational

Jordyn Thompson January 27, 2019

This Saturday, the RBHS girls’ swim and dive team traveled to Springfield, Missouri to compete in the Springfield Invitational. The Bruins finished third overall. “For most of us this was the last...

Junior Ainsley Barnes as she makes the final stretch of the 200 meter freestyle. Benson regard the event with much dislike but says it is her best event that she competes in. Benson would take first in her heat and earn her way a place in the final rounds the next day. Photo by Camryn DeVore

Girls’ swimming and diving places second at COMO Invite

Bailey Stover January 7, 2019

Coming off of winter break, the girls’ swim and dive team dove right back into competition at the COMO Invite Jan. 4 and Jan. 5 where the Bruins placed second out of 40 teams. The team had only competed...

Senior Drew Morris, a politics fanatic, worked for Josh Hawley’s campaign for U.S. Senator this 2018 Midterm Election. In addition to seeing the campaign to its victory, this election was Morris’ first time exercising his civic right to vote.

Brightened by the ballot

Allie Pigg November 9, 2018

On the evening of Tuesday, Nov. 6, as the rest of America had eyes glued to their screens at home, patiently awaiting the results from the 2018 Midterm Election, senior Drew Morris sat in a hotel conference...

At the rally, President Trump touched on the low unemployment rates and issues regarding immigration all while endorsing Josh Hawleys campaign. Photo by Allie Pigg.

President rallies in Columbia

Multiple Authors November 2, 2018

President Donald Trump visited Columbia for the first time yesterday, Thursday, Nov. 1. He arrived for a rally promoting Republican Missouri Senate candidate Josh Hawley. The rally was held in Hangar...

The RBHS boys swim team participates in the COMO Invitational Oct. 6. Photo by Kate Burns.

Boys’ swimming, diving finishes regular season

Ji-Sung Lee October 28, 2018

Hosted by Hickman High School, the swimming and diving meet held Oct. 27 served as the last chance for competitors to achieve state cuts, senior Braden Hopkins said. The meet was open to all three Columbia...

A sign advertising Homecoming week 2018 hangs in the main hall.

Student Council used student input for homecoming dance date decision

Emily Oba October 8, 2018

nstead of a Saturday evening homecoming dance like previous years, this year the event will take place Friday, Oct. 12, after a football game against Helias High School. The theme for homecoming week will...

RBHS principal Jennifer Rukstad listens to GGO leader Piper Pages thought on how improve the image of RBHS after past incidents.

Club leaders discuss underage drinking at school events

Anna Xu August 30, 2018

Club leaders joined today during both A and B lunch to discuss substance abuse at school events and how they specifically can address the issues. The dialogue centered around BruCrew and some past incidents...

Celebrating Maya Angelou

Celebrating Maya Angelou

Allie Pigg February 16, 2018

On April 4, 1928, Maya Angelou arrived into a world that would not be kind to her. Society found many ways to put her down for her gender and skin color. Angelou lived in St. Louis, Missouri until her...

A store displays holiday cheer during the Living Windows celebration from two years ago, on Dec. 4. Photo by Skyler Froese

Annual Living Windows festival inspires holiday cheer

Allie Pigg November 27, 2017

When the crisp winter air reaches the heart of Downtown Columbia, the city will come to life. Accompanying the howling winds through the creaky windows of local stores will be the giggles and gasps of...

Construction limits student, teacher parking

Construction limits student, teacher parking

Grace Vance April 19, 2017

Since administrators announced the construction of the main entrance in March earlier this year, the renovation has temporarily blocked off the visitor parking spots in the east, opening entrance to the...

Sophomore sabotage ends with fundraising record

Sophomore sabotage ends with fundraising record

Ann Fitzmaurice April 18, 2017

Throughout the week of April 10, Greg Irwin and Shawnna Matteson’s Advanced Placement (AP) World History class threatened their peers in competing history classes with a brick of 25,000 pennies. The...

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