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

Reminiscing the past while facing the future

Reminiscing the past while facing the future

Kat Sarafianos May 18, 2015

443 Rock Bridge seniors are graduating this year. They’re leaving their home of four years and advancing to different places with different people to do different things. But they were different to...

Photo by Emily Franke

Seeds of gratitude grow, students reveal benefits of ‘Thankful Thursday’

Emily Franke May 7, 2015

The EEE room is a very homey place, junior Jodie Bappe said, and EEE teacher Kathryn Fishman-Weaver does a lot to make the room as comfortable and positive as possible for students. During fourth hour...

“It’s necessary and awesome because so much of what we learn in history, despite the fact that there are teachers now who are trying to reverse it and make it more inclusive, the fact is that for most of history we have completely disregarded their point of view. The fact that people complain about it... First of all, why does it matter to you because it matters to those whose history has been erased, okay? If you’re not black I feel like you should not complain about it because you don’t understand. Also the fact that you get to learn about so many cool people... So we all learn about Edison and the light bulb and also there’s Tesla who’s super important in electricity, but there’s also a third black man who was really involved in helping Tesla and helping him do his research. Lewis Latimer made a long lasting light bulb and no one knows about him, and you never learn about this stuff because it’s just a race. I don’t know. It’s important and necessary.” -Michele Yang, Senior

RBHS hosts Presidential Scholar Finalist for second year in a row

Emily Franke May 5, 2015

On Monday as senior Michele Yang worked at a computer and EEE teacher Kathryn Fishman Weaver stood at her desk across the EEE room, Weaver heard the “ding” from her computer. Months after finishing...

Students show off achievements from internships at SIRS

Students show off achievements from internships at SIRS

Abby Kempf May 4, 2015

Last Friday, students from the EEE internship class showcased their hard work and research findings at an event called Student Internship and Research Showcase (SIRS). Held in the PAC lobby, SIRS covered...

Students compete in Poetry Out Loud

Students compete in Poetry Out Loud

Nicole Schroeder January 14, 2015

Around 15 students spent their second hour in the PAC this morning, reciting poems for RBHS' school-wide Poetry Out Loud competition and the chance to advance to the regional competition taking place...

art by Claire Simon

Sleeping Beauty, take two

Alice Yu December 28, 2014

Switching out sleep cycles wrecks health At the age of six, children may not know how to complete algebraic equations or explain why gravity is different for each planet, but they’ll already be on their...

School adds new boiler to protect against fierce cold

School adds new boiler to protect against fierce cold

Luke Chval November 17, 2014

With the cold temperatures that have struck Columbia hard, the administration has decided that a winter boiler was necessary. On Friday, Nov. 14, the school replaced the boiler to attempt to alleviate...

Students explore future career options by listening to guest speakers from their prospective professions. Photo by Amy Blevins.

Seniors say goodbye

Abby Kempf May 19, 2014

As seniors leave RBHS they are looking onto many obstacles, tackling college decisions, fretting over sky-high tuitions, and deciding what career they wish to pursue. The RBHS family has helped students...

EEE Internship class presents final posters on internships

EEE Internship class presents final posters on internships

Ashleigh Atasoy April 21, 2014

The second annual Student Internship and Research Showcase will take place tomorrow in the PAC lobby from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. During the showcase, students in the EEE Internship class will be presenting...

RBRO wins Hero award

Kelsey Harper April 23, 2013

Tonight at a banquet at Stoney Creek Inn, the winners of the Columbia Daily Tribune's Hero Awards were announced. RBRO was nominated for our work with The Intersection and was in the Youth Volunteer category...

Junior jumpstarts Adopt-a-Resident program

Junior jumpstarts Adopt-a-Resident program

Nomin-Erdene Jagdagdorj December 14, 2012

For Christmas this year, junior Sophi Farid wants sweatpants, pastel cardigans, soft, plastic baby dolls and a teething ring. Actually, she wants items like those en masse, but not for herself. Farid has...

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