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

Senior Marine Caron from Tours, France, is an exchange student through the Rotary Exchange Program. Photo by Camryn DeVore

Students travel abroad, acquire cultural understanding

Emily Oba November 8, 2017

[dropcap style="flat" size="4"]F[/dropcap]or some individuals, leaving home to live in another country can be a scary. With new languages, customs and people, studying abroad can seem like being in a completely...

Christmas specials to watch this season

Christmas specials to watch this season

Kat Sarafianos December 5, 2016

Christmas is more than a holiday; for television shows, it's an institution. Since the beginning of television, directors and writers have taken advantage of the holiday spirit and have reeled viewers...

A temporary family of seven

A temporary family of seven

Kat Sarafianos December 1, 2016

[dropcap]W[/dropcap]hen senior RonTayza Hill was eight, her family went through a very unexpected change. They had just moved into a small three bedroom duplex in Columbia following her grandmother’s...

A community of growth: the power of local businesses

A community of growth: the power of local businesses

Kat Sarafianos December 1, 2016

[dropcap style="flat"]T[/dropcap]he idea of the Midwest often brings to mind stereotypes filled with age old tropes of unsatisfied adults and teenagers who just want to get away. But take a look at Columbia...

UNICEF club fundraiser begins

UNICEF club fundraiser begins

Kat Sarafianos November 29, 2016

The RBHS UNICEF chapter started their month-long fundraiser from Nov. 18 to Dec. 15. The club is trying to raise money for the international organization, United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), an United...

Feature photo by Kat Sarafianos

Super Saturday for October ACT canceled

Kat Sarafianos October 14, 2016

According to the RBHS website, the guidance department canceled the Super Saturday scheduled for Oct. 15 to prepare for the ACT on Oct. 22. “It was canceled because we had conflicting events for the...

Brayden Hawkins works on his art piece.

Artists of Rock Bridge: Brayden Hawkins

Kat Sarafianos April 19, 2016

Sophomore Brayden Hawkins So why do you create art? I would say I create artwork because I [want] to make an influence on my sister, and also so [my art] can be shared with everybody. My sister [and I]...

stack of books collected for the drive.

PTSA book drive will benefit children of Columbia

Kat Sarafianos March 24, 2016

The Rock Bridge Student Coalition will be hosting a book drive with the help of the Missouri Parent Teacher Student Association (PTSA)  to benefit the Women and Children's Hospital, the Rainbow House...

poster for bronze bull

Bronze Bull replaces Golden Cow

Kat Sarafianos March 15, 2016

Earlier this year, Student Council canceled an age-old Rock Bridge tradition. Golden Cow, a student and faculty lip syncing competition, was a staple in the school's social calendar for the past decade...

Art by Erin Barchet

Walk a mile in their fishnets before you judge

Kat Sarafianos October 30, 2015

As soon as you walk into the Blue Note, and after you get your hand stamped for not being 21 years old, ancient '80s rock blasts in your ear. It’s pre-show and the emcees are warming up the crowd with...

Rock Bridge High School still offers suggary sodas to students in vending machines.

Obesity injections provide weight loss opportunities for students

Kat Sarafianos October 26, 2015

Bullying is always a problem in schools but it comes in many forms. NoSheri Bauman and Adrienne Del Rio in 2006 stated in the Journal of Educational Psychology, Vol 98 that newer trainee teachers would...

Adele holds a micophone

Adele says, “Goodbye,” to her four-year musical hiatus

Kat Sarafianos October 24, 2015

Adele is back with her new single, "Hello", ending a more than three year-long hiatus. After Adele's 2011 album "21" — her age at the time — she is back with her appropriately named new album, "25". She...

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