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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

Art by Isabel Thoroughman

The price is right: Will pay to play for my children

Katie Whaley May 7, 2019

Why is everyone mad at Lori Laughlin? She was doing what every parent should for his or her children. What is criminal is not her behavior; rather, that she might go to prison for paving the way for Olivia...

Climate Change by Moy Zhong

Climate in crisis; students speak out

Katie Whaley April 26, 2019

Space: the final frontier. Humans seek out new wonders and oddities deep into the vastness of the galaxy. They boldly send ships to places no one on Earth has ever seen to discover, to understand and to...

92 Seconds

92 Seconds

Ann Fitzmaurice April 25, 2019

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Sexual assault leaves lasting impact

Sexual assault leaves lasting impact

Katie Whaley April 23, 2019

In times of imminent danger, when adrenaline shoots into the bloodstream, the heart palpitates in overdrive, and breathing occurs more often and rapidly, the sympathetic sets the body into a state called...

Students perform at 38th annual Capers

Students perform at 38th annual Capers

Matthew Burns April 19, 2019

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telescope in the desert watching the Great Bear constellation and the milky way

Astronomy teacher reflects on black hole’s significance

Katie Whaley April 18, 2019

April 10, scientists from the Event Horizon Telescope (EHT) revealed to the public the first real image of a black hole, in a galaxy called Messier 87 55 million light years away from Earth. The image...

Exploring online communication with Dr. Brett Johnson

Exploring online communication with Dr. Brett Johnson

Katie Whaley April 3, 2019

Assistant professor Dr. Brett Johnson at the University of Missouri—Columbia discusses the legality of online communication in the First Amendment and with high school athletes. What do you see as...

Photos by Allie Pigg, Camryn DeVore, Sophie Eaton, Bailey Stover. Illustrated by Sarah Kuhlmann.

Social media increase accountability, responsibility

Katie Whaley March 26, 2019

In the past six months, Americans have seen public figures come to terms with inappropriate statements and behaviors they displayed back in high school. Through old yearbooks, Americans found documentation...

Advanced Acting class to perform district theater show

Advanced Acting class to perform district theater show

Katie Whaley February 27, 2019

Friday, March 1, RBHS Advanced Acting class will travel to Mexico High School in Mexico, Missouri to compete in a theater district competition. The group will load up the bus at 7:30 a.m. and depart from...

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Results of self-improvement: 30-day challenge finish

Katie Whaley February 26, 2019

After 30 days at attempting two new, positive habits and eliminating a bad one, I have discovered more about myself and about habits as a whole. My 30-day challenge had three components, which I explained...

Art by Isabel Thoroughman

Red, white, flu: dangerous vaccines are ruining America

Katie Whaley February 26, 2019

America, please stop hurting children. As a nation that proudly stands for freedom — that fights for it — you sure do brutalize kids and jeopardize the future of life itself so much. Children receive...

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2019-20 class schedule revisions due March 1

Anna Xu February 26, 2019

Friday, March 1 marks the last day for students to change their schedules for the 2019-20 school year, Director of Counseling Betsy Jones said. Course request forms were due Jan. 25 for rising seniors...

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