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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

Breaking down gender barriers in male dominated sports

Breaking down gender barriers in male dominated sports

Maddie Orr March 18, 2020

[vc_text_separator title="PLAY LIKE A GIRL" title_align="separator_align_left"]When freshman Abby Hay was eight years old, she and her baseball team were competing in a tournament in Kansas City, Mo. As...

Girls golf finishes fourth at state, noteworthy feat in RBHS athletics

Girls’ golf finishes fourth at state, noteworthy feat in RBHS athletics

Maddie Orr October 28, 2019

The Bruin golfers awoke to a 6 a.m. wake-up call from their coach sleep deprived and nervous on Oct. 22. After barely eating breakfast—some scarfing down legendary Super 8 pancakes—they packed their...

Labor Day nameplate by Lorelei Dohm.

Labor Day: More than just a day off

Will Cover September 2, 2019

For many students Labor Day is just an extra-long weekend with the potential for a quick family getaway. It serves as the unofficial end of summer, a barrier between the days of wearing white to transitioning...

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International Day of Families celebrates diverse family structures

Sarah Ding May 14, 2019

he annual celebration of the International Day of Families takes place May 15. The holiday, proclaimed by the General Assembly of United Nations in 1993, reflects the importance of family to the international...

Breaking a bad habit: cell phone use hinders quality of life

Breaking a bad habit: cell phone use hinders quality of life

Emily Oba April 30, 2019

once scoffed at the idea of phone addiction. Hard drugs like heroin and cocaine easily drag people into its clutches, but when adults would talk about how teenagers invest too much of their day in their...

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...

Opinion: school spirit deficit is disconcerting

Opinion: school spirit deficit is disconcerting

Ethan Hayes April 28, 2019

efore arriving at RBHS my freshman year, I had high hopes for the student life and perks of being a Bruin. The large campus size, giant student body, unassigned seating for lunch and most importantly,...

Track trains for Dale Collier invitational

Track trains for Dale Collier invitational

Jared Geyer April 25, 2019

he track season continues as the RBHS varsity team prepares for the Dale Collier Invitational in Kirkwood. The meet this Saturday is the second to last varsity invitational before the district, sectional...

Boys’ tennis keeps momentum, equips for HHS Kewpies match

Boys’ tennis keeps momentum, equips for HHS Kewpies match

Isaac Parrish April 25, 2019

he boys’ tennis team [11-1-0] will take on the Hickman High School (HHS) Kewpies today. Although the cross-town rivalry between the Bruins and HHS spans ages, the outcome of the game at this point won’t...

Girls’ soccer gears up for tournament

Girls’ soccer gears up for tournament

Ethan Hayes April 25, 2019

lready halfway through its season, the girls’ soccer team [7-5-0] is gearing up for a tournament at St. Dominic High School today. For the past two weeks, the team has been improving its kinship as players...

telescope in the desert watching the Great Bear constellation and the milky way

Astronomy teacher reflects on black hole’s significance

Katie Whaley April 18, 2019

April 10, scientists from the Event Horizon Telescope (EHT) revealed to the public the first real image of a black hole, in a galaxy called Messier 87 55 million light years away from Earth. The image...

Police investigate threatening bathroom wall graffiti (Updated)

Police investigate threatening bathroom wall graffiti (Updated)

Ann Fitzmaurice April 15, 2019

t approximately 12:15 p.m. today, a student reported threatening graffiti on one of the stall walls of a RBHS boys’ bathroom, according to a statement RBHS Principal Dr. Jennifer Rukstad emailed to teachers...

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