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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

Virtual learning creates challenges for students with ADHD

Virtual learning creates challenges for students with ADHD

Multiple Authors January 5, 2021

As students from CPS have switched to virtual learning, they have met many challenges along the way. Although students have gone through a difficult time in this new school year, students with learning...

Two students at the university of Missouri wait in line to enter Silverball Arcade and Bar late at night on Friday Sept 25. Photo by Parker Boone.

MU administration needs to own their mistakes, suspend in-person classes

Isaac Yontz September 30, 2020

A two-week COVID-19 study published by Columbia Public Schools (CPS) reports case rates were on a steady incline from Aug. 24, the first day of the academic semester at the University of Missouri—Columbia...

A LOOK INSIDE: Grant Wilson welds metal together to create a trailer for his CACC class, “Ag. Mechanics and Welding Tech.”

On deciding between trade school and college

Ethan Vanderwert May 24, 2019

Every high schooler in America has heard the most heart-aching question: “What are your plans after high school?” In middle school, I could get by with saying doctor or engineer. When I got into...

Art by Reece Furkin

Public transit legislation problematic for student transportation

Amanda Kurukulasuriya April 4, 2019

Missouri House Bill 606, introduced by Representative Chuck Basye, would modify existing student transportation systems by having some Columbia Public Schools (CPS) students ride city buses rather than...

Art by Reece Furkin

With change in principal comes worries, advice

Katie Whaley April 2, 2019

Every time a change happens there is cause for concern. The principal in many ways is the face of a school. In the many decades RBHS has existed, continuity in principals has been standard, with only seven...

Photo by George Frey

Anonymity levels the playing field of college admissions

Bailey Stover March 21, 2019

Fifty mothers and fathers. Fifty men and women with net worths in the tens of millions. Fifty American citizens subject to the laws of the United States arrested in the recent college admissions scandal...

Photo by George Frey

Anonymity levels playing field of college admissions

Bailey Stover March 21, 2019

Fifty mothers and fathers. Fifty men and women with net worths in the tens of millions. Fifty American citizens subject to the laws of the United States arrested in the recent college admissions scandal...

Personal finance needs a follow up course

Personal finance needs a follow up course

Ethan Hayes March 3, 2019

Monetary responsibility is more than putting five out of your $20 monthly allowance, at least that’s what I learned in summer school when I took Personal Finance. It’s one of the few things I remember...

Art by Moy Zhong

State fund formula requires restructuring

Ben Kimchi December 19, 2018

A strong public education system is the backbone of equal opportunity for Americans, but when that system grants lower funding to poor schools despite their students’ increased need, it fails to uphold...

Art by Moy Zhong

Monopolies limit opportunity

George Frey December 14, 2018

Capitalism runs the United States, and arguably, since WWII it has managed to at least somewhat provide for Americans; however, capitalism isn’t necessarily just an economic system. It is also a system...

Feature photo by Allie Pigg

Drug addiction: a choice or disease

Jordyn Thompson October 10, 2018

ore than 100 people die every day from drug overdoses, according to Addiction Center, which is a rate that has tripled in the last 20 years, this is clearly seen through the opioid epidemic with  more...

Old people worry that contemporary childrens media maybe poisoning the youth. Photo illustration by Camryn DeVore.

U.K. to regulate online porn, why you should care

Ethan Hayes October 9, 2018

[vc_video link="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ukV0xdGe5YQ&feature=youtu.be"]Whether or not we like it, the world is going virtual. The internet makes human interaction a 100 times easier and allows...

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