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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

Junior Anna Kate Sundvold, sophomore Delaney Fuller and junior Brittany Hayes perform at half time on Sept. 22, 2018 at a game against Jefferson City High School. Photo by Maya Bell.

Bruin Girls place at NDA High School Nationals

Ji-Sung Lee March 6, 2018

[dropcap style="flat" size="4"]S[/dropcap]itting together and holding hands at the National Dance Alliance (NDA) Nationals awards ceremony, the RBHS Bruin Girls both pray and hope that all their hard work...

Photo by Grace Hervey

Musicians prepare for Sweet Night of Jazz

Ben Kimchi November 16, 2017

C Jam Blues fills the auditorium as the Jazz Band prepares for the Sweet Night of Jazz annual fundraiser tomorrow, Friday the 17th. The event will feature music, dancing and food. Jazz Band Director Steve...

Luke Milyo solos alongside Tom Bones Malone

Luke Milyo solos alongside Tom Bones Malone

Siena Juhlin April 27, 2017

On Tuesday April 25, the jazz ensemble and the jazz band joined the Hickman High School and Battle High School bands alongside renowned musician Tom Bones Malone. Malone, known for playing with the The...

RBHS Jazz ensemble.

In a Time Lapse: Rock Bridge Jazz Festival

Ty Jamieson March 16, 2017

Time Lapse photography has always fascinated me as a as a photographer. The simple fact that so much information and so much of a story can be recorded into a single, consolidated piece of media is quite...

The RBHS Bruin Girls rehearse in preparation for upcoming competitions. Photo by Asa Lory.

Bruin Girls to place at National Dance Alliance

Ji-Sung Lee March 6, 2017

[dropcap]D[/dropcap]espite losing six seniors from last year's competition team, the RBHS Bruin Girls team yet again secured itself a spot at the National Dance Alliance (NDA) Championship.  This year’s...

Bruin Girls excel at nationals, hope to continue legacy

Bruin Girls excel at nationals, hope to continue legacy

Urmilla Kuttikad March 16, 2014

Last weekend, the RBHS Bruin Girls headed to the National Dance Association National Championship at the hallowed stages of the Hard Rock Cafe in Orlando, Florida. Scoring third in the nation in their...

Photo by Morgan Berk

RBHS Jazz program entertains at A Sweet Night of Jazz

Emily Franke November 25, 2013

[slideshow_deploy id='255963'] The jazz program put on a lively event Saturday evening to raise money for the band program. Complete with desserts, a silent auction and Mizzou Swing Dancers, the dance...

A new groove: Next year, all performing arts groups, including the jazz program, will increase in size with the arrival of freshmen. Photo by Asa Lory

Performing arts prepares for freshmen

Manal Salim April 18, 2013

With the move to a four-year high school system next year, the influx of freshmen is expected to alter classroom sizes and structures at RBHS. This holds true for the performing arts program, where the...

RBHS hosts second annual jazz festival

Alyssa Sykuta February 1, 2013

For the second year in a row, RBHS will host the MU/Rock Bridge Jazz Festival on Saturday, Feb. 2. The festival is the result of collaboration between RBHS band director Steve Mathews and University of...

The RBHS jazz ensemble played at the Missouri Music Educators Association conference on Jan. 24 for a crowd of over 500 people. Photo used with permission from Ric Wilborn

Jazz ensemble performs at annual state-wide conference

Alyssa Sykuta January 25, 2013

Rather than sitting down to music stands and instruments during first hour Thursday morning, the RBHS jazz ensemble found themselves loading up a bus with equipment for their day-trip to the Tan-Tar-A...

The RBHS jazz ensemble performed in Atlanta, Ga. at the Jazz Education Networks annual conference. Photo by Blaise Vogt

Musicians travel to jazz conference in Atlanta

Alyssa Sykuta January 6, 2013

As many students savored their last days of winter break, the members of the  jazz ensemble set up chairs and music stands in the school band room at 9:00 p.m. on the first day of the new year for a...

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