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

Smith-Cotton suicides bring awareness to mental health, bullying

Smith-Cotton suicides bring awareness to mental health, bullying

Grace Vance April 30, 2017

The reaction “Get rid of Norton! Get rid of Norton!” A sign in the crowd reads, “Kids’ lives matter.” One may infer this situation is a gathering protesting a new bill or a policy. This was,...

Granola-Inspired Rice Crispy Treats

Granola-Inspired Rice Crispy Treats

Grace Vance April 23, 2017

Don’t be fooled by the title, these rice crispy treats are the real deal. After one bite, these ooey gooey, dried cherry and chocolate-infused squares will not only fulfill your childhood dreams of the...

Blackberry-Ginger Pancakes with blackberry pie sauce

Blackberry-Ginger Pancakes with blackberry pie sauce

Grace Vance April 20, 2017

Last weekend I woke up with a craving. Pancakes, I thought. That is what sounds good. I hadn't made a breakfast simpler than oatmeal in a while, so I decided to try out a sweet flavor combination I had...

Construction limits student, teacher parking

Construction limits student, teacher parking

Grace Vance April 19, 2017

Since administrators announced the construction of the main entrance in March earlier this year, the renovation has temporarily blocked off the visitor parking spots in the east, opening entrance to the...

Monroe and Serio talk about family and interests outside their civic studies classroom

Classes disrupted because of medical emergency

Grace Vance March 15, 2017

At 3:10 p.m. today there was a disturbance as a result of a medical emergency. Principal Dr. Jennifer Rukstad sent an email to teachers telling them to keep students in classrooms until the area of the...

Adoption strengthens family ties

Adoption strengthens family ties

Grace Vance March 15, 2017

At 39 years old, Resa Kerns was similar to any other woman her age. She was transitioning her career from an attorney to a job in law librarianship, her parents were approaching retirement and she was...

Neeley and Nick Curent

Neeley and Nick Curent

Grace Vance March 5, 2017

Neeley Curent: "We've been selling popcorn for City Garden school, a local non-profit. It serves first through fifth grade it's an arts and outdoor education school here in Columbia. Why did you decide...

Reneise White

Reneise White

Grace Vance March 5, 2017

"I was a queen and I love just being able to dress up and be myself for once instead of normal clothes, so that's why I do it ... People are just really exited to see you and take pictures of you from...

Kelsey Forqueran

Kelsey Forqueran

Grace Vance March 5, 2017

"One of the things I love about True False is that it brings people in from not only all over the country, but all over the world ... Being able to meet people that I would have never had the opportunity...

Tawnya Rivers

Tawnya Rivers

Grace Vance March 5, 2017

"I love True False. This is my third year volunteering. It's my favorite time of year in Columbia. I got here at 7:45 a.m. this morning and I'm supposed to be off at 2:30 p.m., but I stay a little later...

Sights and sounds of the March March parade

Sights and sounds of the March March parade

Grace Vance March 3, 2017

Even before I step foot on ninth street, where the annual March March parade takes place, I can feel the anticipation and fervent energy radiating from the event. As I draw closer, I realize the magnitude...

Sophomore Isiaih Mosley shoots a layup to tie the Jaguars of Blue Springs South at 56 a piece. Rock Bridge would go on to win the game on a free throw 57-56 in the final seconds of the game. RBHS Advances to the next round of districts, and will play the winner of Blue Springs and Hickman. Photo by Tyson Jamieson.

Bruins defeat Blue Springs South in a close 57-56 match

Grace Vance March 2, 2017

In RBHS’ first match against Blue Springs South (BSS) of the season, the Bruins started the night out with multiple fouls but were able to pull through with a one point lead at 57-56. The beginning of...

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