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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

Senior Raymond majors returns a ball against Joplin on April 19th.

Boys tennis advances to final four for 13th year in a row

Sophie Whyte May 27, 2014

Joplin, Mo. was the destination for RBHS boys tennis team on the afternoon of May 24 for the varsity team sectionals. There were singles and doubles matches, and RBHS competed against two teams, Glendale...

On December 11, 2013, RBHS first freshman basketball team’s players, Reese Leitao and       Logan Reuter (left to right) defend against Jefferson City’s High School freshman team as they take the lead to later win the game with a whopping score of 54-40 over the Jays on their home court.

RBHS reflects upon first freshman class

Sarah Kinney May 26, 2014

  Hundreds of soon-to-be freshmen in Columbia were preparing to begin a feat never before attempted as August of 2013 approached. Up until the 2013-2014 school year, this band of students would have...

Senior Week Picnic

Senior Week Picnic

Rachel Forrest May 25, 2014

On May 19 the seniors celebrate the end of high school with one last  hurrah. They all joined at Wilson's Beach Club for a picnic and pool party all together as a class. The seniors can not wait for what...

Young and old Professor X/Charles Xavier

‘X-Men Days of Futures Past’

Ashley Tanner May 24, 2014

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=93ASUImTedo X-Men Days of Futures Past, the prequel to X-Men First Class, is a mind bending movie that puts time travel into perspective. The aspect of traveling into the...

Freshman Perspective on Cell Phones in Class

Freshman Perspective on Cell Phones in Class

Paige Rapisarda May 23, 2014

Cell phones have become a large part of the persona of the modern teenager. Teens  can't seem to get enough of their mobile devices! 78% of all teens have a cell phone, half of those being smartphones,...

Million Dollar Arm Offers an Inspirational True Story

Million Dollar Arm Offers an Inspirational True Story

Sam Clubb May 23, 2014

This inspiring true story about America’s most precious past time, baseball, grabs attentions of many around the globe. Director Craig Gillespie adds Indian culture and charm within the film. With the...

Bruin block reaches the goal

Bruin block reaches the goal

Breana Williamson May 23, 2014

Bruin Blocks raised $850 the week of May 5. The Bruin Block that started it was a freshman class with the teachers Teresa Norton an Algebra teacher and Deborah Tucker a U.S. Studies and a AP Literature...

Source: 210 RBHS students were asked which they preferred: school, sleep, or social life. Infographic by Sean Garfias and Caylea Erickson.

School, sleep, or social life: a student’s dilemma

Nicole Schroeder May 21, 2014

  No one quite knows where the phrase, “school, sleep, or social life: pick two,” was created when talking about college, but many believe it applies to high school as well as higher education.  According...

Going gluten free without reason

Going gluten free without reason

Grace Vance May 21, 2014

 As the rise of people going gluten free increases, it is hard to tell if it is because of a growing amount of people diagnosed with celiac disease or consumers jumping on the bandwagon of the trendy...

Call it a comeback: Bruins overcome 8-run deficit to reach district final

Call it a comeback: Bruins overcome 8-run deficit to reach district final

Brett Stover May 21, 2014

Going into the bottom of the first inning, the Rock Bridge baseball team (19-12) was down eight runs to Helias (19-9). To many teams, this deficit would appear deadly. However, Bruin head coach Justin...

Community Skills students receive the opportunity to plant gardens

Community Skills students receive the opportunity to plant gardens

Christal Carcedo May 20, 2014

Rachel Victor’s students have been getting their hands dirty throughout the month of May, planting vegetables and plants native to MO for RBHS to enjoy. Victor, a special education teacher at RBHS,...

Students explore future career options by listening to guest speakers from their prospective professions. Photo by Amy Blevins.

Seniors say goodbye

Abby Kempf May 19, 2014

As seniors leave RBHS they are looking onto many obstacles, tackling college decisions, fretting over sky-high tuitions, and deciding what career they wish to pursue. The RBHS family has helped students...

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