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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

Atiyah Lane - Photo by Bailey Stover

Teach my history, too

Atiyah Lane May 22, 2019

I get it. Black people were slaves, Martin Luther King Jr. had a dream and Rosa Parks wouldn’t give up her seat for the white man. Every year in every studies class I’ve been in, when it comes to black...

Royal Tea: Screen Time Edition

Royal Tea: Screen Time Edition

Valeria Velasquez April 30, 2019

I’ve written college essays about the maintaining of this blog, had countless laughter sessions while reading my own writing (if I don’t think it’s amusing, who will?) and have spent hours looking...

photo by Abdul-Rahman Abdul-Kafi

Global female heads of state work to break glass ceiling

Emily Oba March 29, 2019

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]While women are slowly climbing their way into leadership and previously thought to be ‘male’ positions, the list of female heads of state and government is slim....

Sophomore Xavier Sykes and senior JaMonta Black take a moment to celebrate winning the Class 5 state championship. The win was the first in Rock Bridge history. Photo by Camryn Devore

RBHS makes history, wins first boys’ basketball state championship

Ji-Sung Lee March 17, 2019

The Bruins made history Saturday, March 16 by winning the first boys’ basketball state championship. Defeating Christian Brothers College (CBC) High School, the Bruins won the Class 5 Missouri State...

Photo by Camryn Devore

Boys’ basketball to compete for state championship, defeats LSN

Atiyah Lane March 16, 2019

March 15, the RBHS boys’ basketball took on Lee’s Summit North (LSN) at the State Semifinal in Springfield, Mo. The Bruins made history, winning (72-59) and advancing to the State Championships. Jim...

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on Women’s History Month

Ji-Sung Lee March 8, 2019

Women's History Month (WHM) runs from March 1 through March 31. WHM celebrates the contributions of women throughout history. Vote below on the female role model in your own life.

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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

Amira McKee March 7, 2019

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My grandmother

Amira McKee March 7, 2019

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Junior Beni Adelstein poses behind the booth representing her home country, Japan. My Japanese culture plays a big part in my life, Adelstein said. I want to be able to share that with everyone else. Photo by Allie Pigg

Women’s rights, experiences transcend culture, religion

Bailey Stover March 7, 2019

Where some women lead lives of privilege, others live lives of poverty. Where some women enjoy a multitude of social and political liberties, others live in oppression. Dr. Julie Passanante Elman, Associate...

Royal Tea: Georgiana of Cavendish

Royal Tea: Georgiana of Cavendish

Valeria Velasquez March 5, 2019

This week’s edition of Royal Tea will be discussing the life of the great-great-great-grandaunt of the beloved Princess Diana of Wales, Georgiana Cavendish. Georgiana’s life, despite being littered...

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‘One Child Nation’ shows dark perspective of one child policy

Anna Xu March 2, 2019

The film 'One Child Nation’ takes an emotional and uncensored look at how the one child policy affected rural southern China. Co. Director Nanfu Wang begins the film by visiting her old village and interviewing...

Black History in Columbia, MO - Black History Month

Black History in Columbia, MO – Black History Month

Multiple Authors February 13, 2019

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_video link="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NBKXVckz3jg"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Ben Kimchi explains some of the black history of Columbia. Video...

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