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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

Day 102

Day 102

Bailey Stover June 27, 2020

Alone time is a vital part of remaining sane when surrounded by family. Today is June 27. Waking up to the sound of rain is such a treat. During the summertime, we tend to leave our windows and doors...

Social media

Social media

Bailey Stover March 31, 2020

[penci_text_block block_title_align="style-title-left" custom_markup_1=""] Isaiah Spellman, senior “I don’t think people think about what their experience [using social media] is. It’s kind of just...

Loneliness Shadow Art by Rachel Stevens.

Biology furthers friendships

Sarah Ding January 8, 2020

Recorded by nurse Bronnie Ware, the book “The Top Five Regrets of the Dying” lists common sorrows of patients on their  deathbed. One of the top regrets the patients said was that they wished...

Art by Lorelei Dohm.

Public embarrassment, humiliation detrimental to health, development

Bailey Stover November 6, 2019

When junior Avory Gilbert was 10, she received her scoliosis diagnosis. She had to wear a back brace in sixth grade, and when that did not work, she underwent surgery. Her condition worsened when she returned...

Unique education gives original perspective on life

Unique education gives original perspective on life

Ann Fitzmaurice February 26, 2018

During her seventh grade class, sophomore Lydia Olmsted received an assignment her teacher explicitly referred to as the “dumb kid” worksheet. The teacher wasn’t confident in Olmsted’s abilities,...

US values shift from insights, generations

US values shift from insights, generations

Katie Whaley January 22, 2018

When children reach the age of two years old, they begin to experience moral emotions, or feelings prompted by right and wrong, according to the American Psychological Association. As they continue through...

Cheating hurts integrity

Cheating hurts integrity

Ji-Sung Lee January 22, 2018

The feeling is all too familiar. As the teacher hands out the exam, students fidget in their seats, crack their knuckles and glance around. They hope their peers look just as nervous as they do.  It’s...

Conformity causes lack of individuality

Conformity causes lack of individuality

Emily Oba January 22, 2018

While it is natural to want to conform to a group, there are people who are more likely to resist this peer pressure and those who give in. Junior Anusha Mishra considers herself to be the former. Self...

Fight or flight response creates skewed time perception

Fight or flight response creates skewed time perception

Elad Gov-Ari November 14, 2017

Beading sweat, clammy hands and a racing heartbeat. These feelings are all too familiar for the countless people who experience the physical response, fight or flight. When confronted by an opponent, a...

Clocks block scheduling opportunities

Clocks block scheduling opportunities

Emily Oba November 14, 2017

Every morning when the blaring sound of sophomore Jordan Kuhnert’s alarm clock rudely awakens her short sleep at 5:30 a.m., she dutifully drags herself out of bed to face another busy day. After her...

Dominant emotions cause time warp

Dominant emotions cause time warp

Emily Oba November 14, 2017

In 2016, senior Cassi Viox traveled to Guatemala for the first time in 10 years. Previously, she went to the central American country to adopt her little sister, though Viox was young and didn’t fully...

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