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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

Runner finds inner motivation

Emily Wright February 24, 2012

This morning when my alarm went off, the last thing I wanted to do was lace up my shoes and hit the sidewalk. I would have preferred to curl up in my mound of comforters and ease back into sleep. But,...

Teens balance farm chores, school work

Teens balance farm chores, school work

Emily Wright February 2, 2012

Waking up at sunrise, taking care of animals and working in the summer sun to harvest crops may seem like arduous tasks. However, according to agriculture teacher and Future Farmers of America adviser...

Sophomore transfer from HHS appreciates camaraderie

Emily Wright January 20, 2012

Although sophomore Madison May is new to RBHS this semester, she is not new to the Columbia Public School district. May attended Hickman High School last semester and said she transferred here for academic...

Walker sisters bring enthusiasm to swim team

Emily Wright January 18, 2012

Senior Kate and freshman Libby Walker can't remember a time when they weren't splashing around in a swimming pool. During the summer, their mom, then head coach of the Woodrail swim team, dragged her...

Global Issues scavenger hunt simulates Gaza experience

Emily Wright December 15, 2011

Senior Bill Milanick felt powerful as he strolled the empty hallways of RBHS last night. Armed with a nerf gun, he listened carefully for footsteps in order to hunt down a victim. Then, he attacked. Sprinting...

Defending the court: Freshman Sophie Cunningham plays defense against Blue Springs Saturday during the Norm Stewart Classic at Columbia College. The Bruins had their first loss of the season to Blue Springs with a final score of 42-46. Photo by Asa Lory

Basketball girls seek revenge

Emily Wright December 13, 2011

After losing the district finals game to Jefferson City by one point last season, the girls’ basketball team is wanting revenge. These Bruins believe the disappointment and disbelief they experienced...

Serving it up: Junior Maddy Kayser (background) along with sophomore Sophi Farid (foreground) play in a doubles match on Sept. 7. The girls’ tennis team went through competitive summer tryouts in order to determine the varsity team for the 2011 season.

JV tennis motivates varsity through healthy competition

Emily Wright November 1, 2011

When the JV tennis team members reminisced their season,  they said they have come a long way. Through competing against varsity teams such as Park Hill and Helias and winning all their meets, junior...

Starting over: New swim coach Karen Steger watches over practice Sept. 13.

New coach boosts swimmers’ morale

Emily Wright September 23, 2011

  As the fall season approaches for competitive Columbia swimmers, they have the opportunity to swim for their high school. In the past, many swimmers have denied this opportunity because of dissatisfaction...

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