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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

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Green and gold attire to showcase school spirit during Courtwarming week

Green and gold attire to showcase school spirit during Courtwarming week

Siena Juhlin February 8, 2017

  Seniors Elliot Bones and Logan Widhalm Student dress up as the Disney princesses Tiana and Belle.   Teacher Caleb Pitts sports a green had with funky gold glasses and beads over his Bruins...

District curriculum varies based on school, class options

District curriculum varies based on school, class options

Ji-Ho Lee February 7, 2017

While the first day of school for the 2017-2018 academic year appears distant, next year’s students have already turned in course request sheets. Students have opportunities to request elective classes,...

Musical versatility and talent

Musical versatility and talent

Ji-Ho Lee February 5, 2017

For most infants a special blanket, a particular song or set of toys can mitigate a tearful tantrum. For Martin Shapiro, a piano did the trick. “He was a very colicky baby and he cried all the time,”...

New anti-bullying law induces felony charge

New anti-bullying law induces felony charge

Ji-Ho Lee February 5, 2017

In an age of improved technology and social media, messages, comments and opinions can be distributed  nearly instantly. In turn, many high school students become victims of bullying and harassment that...

Inauguration draws attention to fake news climate

Inauguration draws attention to ‘fake news’ climate

Multiple Authors February 2, 2017

[dropcap style="flat"]T[/dropcap]he inauguration of president Donald Trump was livestreamed in the media center Jan. 20. Beth Shapiro, RBHS media specialist, showed a fact-checking website next to the...

featured image by Nate Bruzdzinski

Organization aims to place marijuana legalization on ballot

Ji-Ho Lee December 23, 2016

[dropcap style="light" size="4"]U[/dropcap]sers and supporters of marijuana have long been condemned for their approval of a drug that is labeled as taboo by society. Dan Viets, the coordinator for the...

Even though students complain about the parking lots being over-sold, over a hundred spots sit empty everyday. Photo by Maribeth Eiken

School parking lots shift through changes in past years

Ji-Ho Lee December 21, 2016

[dropcap style="light" size="4"]W[/dropcap]hile current students battle with the frustrations and inconveniences of school parking lots, students from decades ago parked their vehicles in much smaller...

Junior guard Payton McCallister leaps for a layup in a game earlier in the season. Photo by Ty Jamieson

RBHS basketball begins season, direct sights at upcoming matchups

Ji-Ho Lee December 15, 2016

[heading size="11"]Bruins tip off season, face Spartans [/heading] Before the first shot, dribble or pass, the boys’ basketball season was highly anticipated. Entering the year as the second ranked team...

Shonekan siblings motivate, encourage each other to success

Shonekan siblings motivate, encourage each other to success

Ji-Ho Lee November 11, 2016

[dropcap size="4"]A[/dropcap]s the banners hanging on the walls of the main gym may indicate, RBHS has experienced great athletic success during its illustrious 43-year existence. But, as seniors graduate,...

Safety regulations stir discussion, procedure questioned

Safety regulations stir discussion, procedure questioned

Ji-Ho Lee November 3, 2016

Every student knows the drill. As the lights blink and the alarms shriek, teachers and administrators usher people out of the building at the sound of a fire alarm. Students return to their classes after...

BE OUR GUEST: SEveral Swedish teachers tour RBHS Oct. 25 and sit in a conference room learning about the school. RBHS will see visitors again from administration today, who will look at how classes function and what could be improved in the classroom. Photo by Cassidy Viox

CPS administration to investigate classroom function

Ji-Ho Lee October 27, 2016

Packed with students, teachers, administrators and visitors, RBHS is no stranger to crowded hallways. This morning, during first period, however, a couple new faces will be joining the school. Accompanied...

Senior Brandon Rettke fights for possession of the ball in a district game. The Bruins begin postseason play next week. Photo by Cassi Viox

Bruins lose in penalties against district rival

Ji-Ho Lee October 11, 2016

With three games remaining in the regular season, the boys' soccer team looked to finish strong before the postseason. Today, Oct. 11, the Bruins faced the Jefferson City High School Jays (JCHS) in the...

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