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The Student News Site of Rock Bridge High School

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The Student News Site of Rock Bridge High School

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Current nutrition curriculum misinforms students on health

Parker Boone October 6, 2020

In this episode of "Unlearning" senior Parker Boone talks about misconceptions taught in nutrition curriculum. He provides possible solutions to improve nutrition lessons, and make students healthier. What...

Jack Schouten, freshman

Jack Schouten, freshman

Sarah Mosteller March 3, 2020

What do you think is one of the biggest flaws in the American education system? “One of the biggest issues I’ve noticed is the large class sizes because each person learns individually in a different...

Sunday Crane, freshman

Sunday Crane, freshman

Sarah Mosteller February 25, 2020

What do you think is one of the biggest flaws in the American education system? “I feel like the gifted system in Columbia is great, and it teaches kids really important skills, but it also sets them...

Kristian Brown, junior

Kristian Brown, junior

Sarah Mosteller February 18, 2020

What do you think is one of the biggest flaws in the American education system? “In my opinion, one of the biggest flaws I’ve noticed is that [the education system] is more focused on conformity. Most...

A student holds a beer bottle, tilting his head back to take a drink. Photo illustration by Sarah Kuhlmann, Ana Manzano.

Young adults struggle, succeed with financial intelligence

Anjali Noel Ramesh February 18, 2020

In a secluded hallway on the North side of the school, surrounded by art and language classes, lies the two finance and economics classrooms. Teachers Susan Lidholm and Stacy Elsbury educate their students...

Bet Menen, junior

Bet Menen, junior

Sarah Mosteller February 11, 2020

What do you think is one of the biggest flaws in the American education system? “Speaking specifically on learning and the curriculum taught to us by the teachers … I think the grade system is something...

Dick Chen, junior

Dick Chen, junior

Sarah Mosteller January 28, 2020

What do you think is one of the biggest flaws in the American education system? “A big flaw in the American education system is that wealthier students have an unfair advantage to students in a lower...

Abigail Bridgeman, sophomore

Abigail Bridgeman, sophomore

Sarah Mosteller January 21, 2020

What do you think is one of the biggest flaws in the American education system? “I believe that while the American education system is doing an okay job right now, the way teachers are treated and how...

Gram Collier, sophomore

Gram Collier, sophomore

Sarah Mosteller January 14, 2020

What do you think is one of the biggest flaws in the American education system? “In my opinion, a big issue is the ability to participate in clubs based on grades. During middle school and high school...

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Anti-bullying fails to solve issue

Brandon Kim January 9, 2020

Countless anti-bullying posters lined the walls of our elementary and middle schools, re-hammering stale slogans already plastered to the back of our brains. “Don’t be a bully.” “Don’t be a...

Drew Davison, freshman

Drew Davison, freshman

Sarah Mosteller January 7, 2020

What do you think is one of the biggest flaws in the American education system? “I believe that class sizes are too big for students to properly connect with their teachers. Especially with Civics, even...

Amanda Kurukulasuriya, senior

Amanda Kurukulasuriya, senior

Sarah Mosteller December 10, 2019

What do you think is one of the biggest flaws in the American education system? “I think that in American schools we have a real lack of English education. They don’t teach us how to communicate effectively,...

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