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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

Bearing News

A glimpse under the sea

A glimpse under the sea

Ann Fitzmaurice November 9, 2017

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Anti-Semitic jokes degrade Jewish population

Anti-Semitic jokes degrade Jewish population

Ann Fitzmaurice February 15, 2017

During his junior year of high school, Ben Rouder made eye contact with a quarter rolling down the hallway at him. With no second thought, he knew why the coin swept in his direction. He looked up to see...

Photo by Kristine Cho

Inside jokes strengthen friendships

Ann Fitzmaurice February 2, 2017

When junior Hannah Evans looked to her side during a rehearsal of the Emerald Regiment’s 2015 field show, “Story of My Life,” she noticed junior Cami Kudrna across the field and made eye contact...

Mental health survey allows opportunity for student help

Mental health survey allows opportunity for student help

Ann Fitzmaurice January 25, 2017

While each RBHS student is assigned to a guidance counselor, it still can be hard to reach out to those who don’t take the initiative to discuss how they’re feeling with an adult who can help. For...

Bruins late surge proves insufficient against Lees Summit West

Bruins’ late surge proves insufficient against Lee’s Summit West

Jae Rhee January 6, 2016

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Homemade marinara sauce

Homemade marinara sauce

Abby Kempf September 2, 2014

A couple nights ago I glanced over at my kitchen counter to find it overflowing with tomatoes. My garden has been especially prolific this year in its production of tomatoes; so I figured it was time...

Freshman Keerthivaas Premkumar hits a forehand during a meet against Hickman.
Photo by Catherine Howser

Boys tennis takes loss against Rockhurst as motivation

Harsh Singh June 4, 2014

It wasn't a long time ago when the RBHS boys tennis team used to boast a lineup with two D-1 athletes in Ford Zitsch and Jack Fay. Those were the days when the Bruins won state quite comprehensively beating...

RBHS debate team work hard to form a new Policy debate team

RBHS debate team work hard to form a new Policy debate team

Devesh Kumar June 2, 2014

RBHS just got two new policy debate teams including Matthew Vincent with Myles Powell and Zoya Khan with Wendy Zhang. Overall, there are three kinds of debate, which include Public Forum, Lincoln-Douglass...

Students continue to disagree with schedule for next year

Students continue to disagree with schedule for next year

Devesh Kumar June 2, 2014

As a response to the discontent about Bruin Block, the schedule for next year has been changed so that Bruin Block will only happen twice a week on Wednesdays and Thursdays. At the beginning of its first...

Allowing teachers to carry guns protects students

Allowing teachers to carry guns protects students

Ashley Tanner May 30, 2014

A bill is sitting on Gov. Nixon's desk awaiting his approval for allowing school staff to have a gun in the classroom. It also lowers the conceal and carry permit age from 21 to 19, and it prohibits cities...

Feature photo by Kate Byars

Summer jobs bring opportunities to students

Kate Byars May 30, 2014

Although movies often portray summer vacation as two lazy months of sun-soaked freedom from the trials and tribulations of the school year, many teenagers are abandoning this idea for a more practical...

Kelly Wilkerson studies one last time in the library for her Quality Core Algebra II exam on May 30.

Sports affect students’ grades

Randi Obermiller May 30, 2014

           Kelly Wilkerson, a sophomore at RBHS, is a student athlete, among many others who miss class time due to early release times for sports.  Wilkerson participated in the Junior Varsity...

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