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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

Show choirs perform for charity

Show choirs perform for charity

Halley Hollis February 16, 2012

Show Choir hosted a benefit for the charity Granny's House Feb. 16, 2012. All admission and additional donations went to the hundreds of kids they serve. The show choirs 'City Lights' and 'Satin n Lace's'...

A hint of summer in the middle of winter

A hint of summer in the middle of winter

Halley Hollis February 3, 2012

The only thing I have been thinking about recently is summer and the warm weather that comes with it. This is mainly because this winter has been unusually spring-like not to mention summer is my favorite...

Girls basketball hosts Rock Bridge Tournament

Girls basketball hosts Rock Bridge Tournament

Halley Hollis January 22, 2012

The lady Bruins battled through a fierce tournament this weekend. Take a look at their game against Incarnate Word Academy, where they won 46-39. [nggallery id=36]

NYC

Halley Hollis January 4, 2012

Over winter break my family and I traveled to New York City. For five days my camera and I toured the city. Although there were an extra million people in the Manhattan area for New Year’s Eve, I still...

Winter music recording

Winter music recording

Halley Hollis December 9, 2011

Once a year all musical students from Rock Bridge, as well as Hickman, come together and record the holiday performance. Throughout the halls today you could find girls in floor length, all-black dresses...

Locked away

Locked away

Halley Hollis November 14, 2011

As I walked through the halls today, I couldn't help but notice all the locks. That's not something I would normally notice, or think anything of, so I decided to photograph every single lock I could find....

photo by Halley Hollis

Parking meter increasing rates

Mike Presberg October 28, 2011

 A number of downtown businesses report hearing about a proposal that would increase downtown parking meter operation hours. Currently the city of Columbia enforces the meters from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.;...

An easy win: Senior Kelsey Nietzel bats during the Bruins’ 10-0 winning game over the New Franklin Bulldogs.

Seniors lead softball team but experience team first

Halley Hollis September 23, 2011

As senior Kali Hall took one last glance at the scoreboard, she smiled. The RBHS junior varsity softball team had beaten varsity 9-1. Never had Hall smiled by looking at a losing score. Hall was experiencing...

Swingers: Senior Morgan Reimler practices her swing before a match in Mexico, Mo. Reimler golfs in the No.1 spot. Photo by Halley Hollis

Drive to succeed puts Reimler one stroke ahead

Caraline Trecha September 22, 2011

Leading the girl’s golf team was senior Morgan Reimler’s goal. Playing golf since she was seven years old, Reimler had a continuous interest, but it wasn’t until her junior year of high school that...

Making a splash: Diogo Ferreira practices his favorite stroke, the butterfly. Ferreira is an exchange student from Brazil who competes with Bruins. Photo by Halley Hollis

Exchange student finds home in pool

Caraline Trecha September 22, 2011

Five minutes before the most important race of senior Diogo Ferreira’s life, it began to pour. Sitting in the bullpen, nerves overcame Ferreira. After a long wait, the race was about to start, but Ferreira...

Bump and Run: Senior Shelby Smith works on chipping during practice. The team will have to miss many school days this season. Photo by Halley Hollis

Golfers try to balance sport, schoolwork

Kaitlyn Marsh September 22, 2011

Teeing off on the seventh hole in a varsity tournament last week, junior Makayla Baker wasn’t thinking about what club to use in order to land her in the fairway — rather, her focus was the chemistry...

Staying in touch: Senior Austin Cunningham checks his cell phone in the media center during his AUT. Students may text in the media center, but not in classrooms without teacher permission.

Cell service lost: Faculty still permitted to confiscate

Daphne Yu September 21, 2011

More than 150 juniors cheered in response to what they thought was a cell phone policy change. Junior class vice principal Diane Bruckerhoff was reiterating existing policies during the class meeting...

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