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

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Sitting leads to detrimental health effects

Maddie Murphy April 2, 2019

In the same way that Netflix claims Orange is the New Black, sitting is undoubtedly the new smoking regarding negative health effects. When thinking of something that could threaten a person’s life,...

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Students adapt mindfulness techniques

Ji-Sung Lee April 2, 2019

More than 200 courses populate the Columbia Public School’s High School Student Registration Guide, yet a class on mindfulness doesn’t make the cut. In England, however, up to 370 schools will start...

DRIVING DOWNTOWN: The black line of the Como Connect City Bus stops to pickup passengers along Grindstone March 18. Photo by Anna Xu

House Bill 606 proposes city bus use in CPS

Ji-Sung Lee April 1, 2019

Sponsored by Rep. Chuck Basye of Rocheport,Mo., House Bill 606 would allow high school students in Columbia Public Schools (CPS) to ride public buses in place of standard school buses. Currently, CPS...

Senior Ja’Monta Black cries after the Bruins win the state championship Saturday, March 16, as he hugs Coach Blaire Scanlon, the head coachs son. This was the first time the Rock Bridge boys basketball team took home the title. Photo by Camryn DeVore

Boys’ basketball wins state championship

Ji-Sung Lee March 26, 2019

Beating Christian Brothers College (CBC) High School (63-59), the boys’ basketball team won the first boys’ basketball state championship for the school. Saturday, March 16, the Bruins made history. In...

MRI Brain Scan of head and skull

UMC Extension, Children’s Grove to host Youth Mental Health First Aid course

Ji-Sung Lee March 6, 2019

Saturday, March 16, the University of Missouri-Columbia Extension and the Children's Grove will host the Youth Mental Health First Aid certificate course. The session will run from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m....

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Students fundraise for Peña Blanca Sponsorship

Ji-Sung Lee January 25, 2019

G Guatemala has one of the highest illiteracy and lowest school enrollment rates in Latin America, according to Mayan Families. Additionally, Mayan Families reported these rates are primarily due to the...

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Fear fuels decision-making, everyday behavior, attitude

Ji-Sung Lee December 20, 2018

Fear, a powerful and primitive human emotion, essentially shapes all that humans do. Whether to skydive off an airplane or pick up a tarantula with bare hands, fear motivates action, giving a new sense...

Senior Piper Osman swims at a practice Dec. 7. The Bruins compete in the Smith-Cotton/Marshall meet this weekend. Photo by Sophie Eaton.

Swimming and diving looks to Smith-Cotton, Marshall meet

Ji-Sung Lee December 12, 2018

The girls’ swimming and diving team has had a successful string of past seasons, to say the least. In the 2017-18 season, as the Class 2 state champions, the team won its third state title in the past...

Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue performs at the Roots n Blues n BBQ music festival on Sunday Sept. 30. Photo by Maya Bell.

Live music provides unparalleled experience

Ji-Sung Lee October 30, 2018

When entering the Enterprise Center in St. Louis, senior Bailey Long first noticed the Twenty-One Pilots logo written on a ginormous chalkboard.  The city was dark and congested with traffic, and on that...

The 2018 Homecoming Court waits for the halftime announcement Oct. 12. Senior Moy Zhong was crowned queen. Photo by Maya Bell.

A night of celebration: Last football home game

Maya Bell October 14, 2018

temperatures in the forties and occasional bursts of rain did not halt the festivities of the football season’s final home game. Fans layered themselves in their warmest orange clothing to show support...

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Girls’ tennis dominates individual districts

Ji-Sung Lee October 9, 2018

Victory is nothing new for the Bruins’ tennis team. On Oct. 3, the girls won their 20th consecutive team district championship. On Oct. 8, the Bruins kept with the long standing success at the individual...

HoCo Queen Candidate: Ji-Sung Lee

HoCo Queen Candidate: Ji-Sung Lee

Isaac Parrish October 8, 2018

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