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

Understanding of COVID-19 outbreak varies

Understanding of COVID-19 outbreak varies

Multiple Authors March 6, 2020

What is the coronavirus? The World Health Organization issued a global emergency for the new coronavirus (COVID-19) in January, which originated in Wuhan, China, according to an article from Mayo Clinic,...

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...

Which grade are you at heart? Take this quiz to find out

Which grade are you at heart? Take this quiz to find out

Will Cover October 18, 2019

We can't promise it'll be right, but we tried our best. Have some fun, find out what grade we think you are and then compare with your friends! [wp_quiz id="320008"] Did we guess your grade correctly?...

Seniors last day of school tradition continues

Seniors’ last day of school tradition continues

Emily Oba April 30, 2019

he last day of school for RBHS’ senior students is Wednesday, May 15. This date is a day off from being two weeks before the rest of the school’s students get out Tuesday, May 28. “[The early...

Seven different groups perform in CPSs third annual Como Cow

Seven different groups perform in CPS’s third annual Como Cow

Isaac Parrish April 5, 2019

RBHS hosted CPS's third annual Como Cow lip sync competition April 3, sponsored by Children's Grove. The videos below are recordings of each group in order of occurrence. [vc_video link="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MmpORRre5HQ"]The...

Art by Reece Furkin

Public transit legislation problematic for student transportation

Amanda Kurukulasuriya April 4, 2019

Missouri House Bill 606, introduced by Representative Chuck Basye, would modify existing student transportation systems by having some Columbia Public Schools (CPS) students ride city buses rather than...

After Dr. Rukstad told staff Sirna was the new principal, she showed a pre-filmed clip of Sirna introducing himself. Photo by Ji-Sung Lee.

Dr. Rukstad announces Sirna as new principal

Ji-Sung Lee March 11, 2019

Jacob Sirna will be the new RBHS principal, Dr. Jennifer Rukstad announced Monday, March 11, at 8:00 a.m. His administrative role will start at the beginning of the 2019-20 school year. Currently the...

Photo by Lisa Holt

Junior class of AVID tours Maryville University

Atiyah Lane March 6, 2019

Tuesday, March 5, the junior class of RBHS’s Advanced Via Individual Determination (AVID) took a trip to tour Maryville University in Saint Louis, Mo. Students received the opportunity to visit the campus...

Members of the Speech and Debate team prepare for a tournament. Photo by Memphis Cutchlow.

Speech and Debate team hosts RBHS Invitational

Ji-Sung Lee February 10, 2019

The Rock Bridge Invitational is the only tournament the Bruins host during the Speech and Debate season. The team solely runs the event and does not compete. 11 schools participated in the tournament....

Feature photo by ratmaner

on Wednesday’s weather

Ji-Sung Lee January 28, 2019

Tuesday night, Jan. 29, is predicted to have a low of negative five degrees Fahrenheit, according to The Weather Channel.  There may be winds of 10 to 20 miles per hour. Wednesday, Jan. 30, there...

Compassion in Action club members juniors Zain Syed, Kate Bushnell and Toan Vu stand in the PAC loby with sponsor Lesley Thalhuber during A lunch on Nov. 13. Students in the club walked through the halls passing out small items, such as gum, hot chocolate or gloves, to peers and teachers.

Students spread awareness on World Kindness Day

Jared Geyer November 13, 2018

Today, Nov. 13, is World Kindness Day, a day where random acts of kindness are encouraged and celebrated throughout communities across the world. In the spirit of the day, a small group of students gathered...

THE LAST STRETCH: Senior Han Bin Kim races at the Parkway West Invitational Sept. 29. Both the boys and girls teams will compete in the sectionals competition Saturday, Oct. 27, in Jefferson City, Missouri.  Photo by Gabi Tella

Cross country to compete in sectional tournament

Emily Oba October 26, 2018

After a successful district run, with girls’ winning first place and the boys’ finishing third, the cross country team will once again fight to stay on top at sectionals, Saturday, Oct. 27. “We will...

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