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Students, staff face changes with final exams as they finish first semester

Students, staff face changes with final exams as they finish first semester

Nora Crutcher-McGowan January 11, 2021

As RBHS students and staff enter the last week of first semester, students will take final exams as usual but with substantial changes because of district-wide COVID-19 school shutdowns. In addition to...

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Esports hopes to win semi-finals, finals championship

Jared Geyer December 6, 2019

An 8-0 season and a representative team winning 1200 dollars at a state-wide tournament, the Rock Bridge Esports A-team hopes to bring another championship to RBHS. Both Esports semi-finals and finals...

Students and coach Daryl Moss pose at the Warehouse Theater after winning second runner-up a Mid-Missouri Louder Than a Bomb finals.

Slam poetry team places third at Louder than a Bomb finals

Amanda Kurukulasuriya April 21, 2019

Saturday, April 20, four RBHS students performed at the Mid-Missouri Louder Than a Bomb slam poetry competition finals after advancing from semi-finals the prior Saturday. They placed second runner-up...

Survival guide to study locations in town

Survival guide to study locations in town

Camryn DeVore December 15, 2018

he end of the semester nears, students gradually lose their minds this isn’t an exaggeration. Whether or not your final schedule is as chaotic as the student next to you, we all have to deal with the...

Types of assessments test student skills

Types of assessments test student skills

Katie Whaley April 7, 2017

Civic studies teachers Michael McGinty and Debra Perry’s classroom buzzed with chattering freshmen. The teachers were outside the room in the hall, and the students took their absence as an opportunity...

Dealing with final exam stress

Dealing with final exam stress

Ben Yelton May 20, 2016

  Final exams are where it all happens. It is the final 100m where all of the materials the students have been studying the whole semester come together into one test. It is also where all of the...

The truth about finals

The truth about finals

jaydn hollis May 11, 2016

With the year coming to an end, finals are near and the vigorous studying begins. Before and during finals week, freshman Jade Brady says she can't wrap her mind around anything except her exams. “On...

No final, no problem

No final, no problem

Alice Yu February 4, 2016

infographic by Megan Goyette; source: Western Oregon University [dropcap style="flat" size="2"]T[/dropcap]he crushing stress and terror surrounding students during finals week isn’t a novel concept....

Take a breather

Take a breather

Skyler Froese February 1, 2016

[dropcap style="flat"]T[/dropcap]he scary thing about drowning isn’t the physical sensation of not breathing or sinking; it’s not knowing if you are ever going to get back to the top. I came face-to-face...

Ode to Bed

Ode to Bed

Skyler Froese December 23, 2015

Art by Erin Barchet [dropcap size="4"]H[/dropcap]ello my darling, How long has it been, Dear? I have to admit we have grown apart. Do you recall not so long ago, my sweet bed, that we spent more six hours...

Its the final countdown

It’s the final countdown

Grace Vance December 17, 2015

With finals week comes the heightened state of stress high school students are all too familiar with. It’s a week that can be characterized by between-the-bell study sessions, all-nighters spent rummaging...

Stress relief,  mindfulness meetings ease anxiety for finals

Stress relief, mindfulness meetings ease anxiety for finals

Nikol Slatinska December 5, 2015

With finals coming up, many students are feeling more stressed than ever. Fortunately, the school offers resources to help relieve the pressure of upcoming exams and final report cards. One of those resources...

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