The Student News Site of Rock Bridge High School

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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

Emerald Regiment welcomes the RBHS football team onto the field at their game against Lutheran High School of St. Charles County, Sept. 30.

Emerald Regiment hosts first annual marching band festival

Sophie Connell, Staff Writer October 3, 2022

The RBHS Emerald Regiment hosted a marching band festival Saturday, Oct. 1. The event spanned from 10:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m., with 12 schools participating in the competition. This was the first time RBHS...

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...

Seniors struggle with applying to college, receive teacher assistance

Seniors struggle with applying to college, receive teacher assistance

Emily Oba February 25, 2019
The frenzy of applying to college can become overwhelming for students who give themselves many options of schools.
The career center will hold an event where parents and students can come and learn about the classes they provide.

Career center to hold showcase

Amanda Kurukulasuriya January 10, 2019

The Columbia Area Career Center will hold its career showcase and open house from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 10. Students and parents can talk to career center teachers and students about available...

Art by Valeria Velasquez

Anxiety amplifies awareness

Bailey Stover December 20, 2018
No matter how well adjusted someone is, the world can seem overwhelming at times. In the age of social media likes, retweets and streaks, it is easy for teens to compare themselves to one another, even if they do not realize they are doing it.
Universities manipulate students for profits

Universities manipulate students for profits

Jordyn Thompson December 10, 2018
For-profit universities that are making more profit by targeting students to increase their debt.
Art by Isabel Thoroughman

The musical mad scientist

Bailey Stover November 1, 2018
Childhood trauma can inflict lasting damage on a person's emotional and psychological health and well-being, which over time may cause young adults to develop unhealthy coping mechanisms.
Seniors Megan Pullen, Laura Scoville and Emily Ma discuss the controversy over Harvard admissions. The three have been friends through high school and prepare dread leaving each other for college next year. Photo illustration by Allie Pigg

Harvard lawsuit may change the future of affirmative action

Amanda Kurukulasuriya October 19, 2018

Oct. 15, a trial based on a 2014 lawsuit filed by the private organization Students for Fair Admissions (SFFA) against Harvard took place at the United States District Court in Boston, overseen by Judge...

Photo by Cassi Viox.

The Name Game: How Universities play prospective students

George Frey October 18, 2018
Universities are businesses, and high-level colleges market themselves using their name.
The 2018 Homecoming Court waits for the halftime announcement Oct. 12. Senior Moy Zhong was crowned queen. Photo by Maya Bell.

A night of celebration: Last football home game

Maya Bell October 14, 2018
The night ended in a victory over Helias Catholic High School with a final score of [52-28].
Feature photo by Kat Sarafianos

Universities change standardized testing requirements

Ji-Sung Lee September 22, 2018
Some colleges, such as Ball State University, have made sending test scores optional, using evidence that Grade Point Averages can be the strongest predictor of college success.
The Emerald Regiment marching band performs the Seasons of Joy Exhibition Sept. 29.

Emerald Regiment places high at first competition of the season

Katie Whaley September 16, 2018
RBHS's Emerald Regiment places fourth at Tiger Ambush Classic marching competition.
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