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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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This is the sign of the University of Missouri in front on Mizzous campus. Three RBHS seniors are currently committed to the University.

The University of Missouri attracts RBHS seniors

Sophie Connell, News Editor January 31, 2024

While many RBHS seniors anxiously await college acceptances and their decision, some have already committed to the school RBHS knows all about: The University of Missouri — Columbia — (MU). The...

Vietnam veteran, Mr. Sells, shares his experience with the Honor Flight, a non-profit organization dedicated to providing veterans with honor and closure. Members of Young Republicans planned to raise $1000 for Honor Flight during the assembly, Please, please help a veteran. We love you and we love America, said Sells. Photo by Sarah Mosteller.

on Veterans’ Day

Olivia Peters November 12, 2019
Students at RBHS talk about there opinions about why they believe Veterans Day is important to them.
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Male societal standards, traditional gender roles damage self-esteem

George Frey October 25, 2018

When people think of beauty standards and, or body issues, they tend to think about women, and statistically that is logical. The struggles of women throughout history greatly outnumber the struggles of...

Unique education gives original perspective on life

Unique education gives original perspective on life

Ann Fitzmaurice February 26, 2018
During her seventh grade class, sophomore Lydia Olmsted received an assignment her teacher explicitly referred to as the “dumb kid” worksheet. The teacher wasn’t confident in Olmsted’s abilities, not because she was behind in math or any of her classmates, but because Olmsted was born blind.
US values shift from insights, generations

US values shift from insights, generations

Katie Whaley January 22, 2018

When children reach the age of two years old, they begin to experience moral emotions, or feelings prompted by right and wrong, according to the American Psychological Association. As they continue through...

Cheating hurts integrity

Cheating hurts integrity

Ji-Sung Lee January 22, 2018

The feeling is all too familiar. As the teacher hands out the exam, students fidget in their seats, crack their knuckles and glance around. They hope their peers look just as nervous as they do.  It’s...

Conformity causes lack of individuality

Conformity causes lack of individuality

Emily Oba January 22, 2018

While it is natural to want to conform to a group, there are people who are more likely to resist this peer pressure and those who give in. Junior Anusha Mishra considers herself to be the former. Self...

Runners race across nation, spread hope against alcoholism

Runners race across nation, spread hope against alcoholism

Jacob Sykuta January 8, 2018
Darin Dorsett and huband Brian Dorsett run across the country after battling adversity.
Fight or flight response creates skewed time perception

Fight or flight response creates skewed time perception

Elad Gov-Ari November 14, 2017

Beading sweat, clammy hands and a racing heartbeat. These feelings are all too familiar for the countless people who experience the physical response, fight or flight. When confronted by an opponent, a...

Are athletes really what they eat? Photo by Aniqa Rahman

Different diets suit different needs

Grace Dorsey February 13, 2017
Every forkful, spoonful or handful of food represents a decision to fuel one's body. These everyday decisions add up, influencing one's mind and body.
Photo by Cassidy Viox

Cell phone usage leads to ADHD

Ann Fitzmaurice October 18, 2016

When a phone illuminates at night, it’s blinding. When it buzzes during the day, it’s distracting and when it’s far away it’s tempting. Cell phones attract people for reasons such as entertainment,...

photo by Devesh Kumar

Different learning styles affect classroom success

Nicole Schroeder October 8, 2015

When going online to his website, students in James Meyer's humanities class have access to much more than just a repetition of the day's PowerPoint presentation. Knowing the wide variety of students and...

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