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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The Student News Site of Rock Bridge High School

Bearing News

Senior Kanchan Hans describes festivities, food, family in India

Senior Kanchan Hans describes festivities, food, family in India

Bailey Stover March 13, 2020

As the third installment in an ongoing series featuring students from multicultural backgrounds, senior Kanchan Hans describes India's unique and diverse culture, specifically in her birth city of Punjab,...

Dia de los Muertos graphic used with permission from Envato Element.

Días de celebración unificar culturas

Multiple Authors March 12, 2020

Autora: Ava Roderick, junior Los días festivos son un ejemplo de una manera crucial y emocionante para explorar y experimentar la cultura de una nación. Cada cultura tiene sus propias celebraciones y...

Sisyphus - Art by Moy Zhong.

In the rough

Bailey Stover October 16, 2018

ELL students overcome cultural and language barriers to find community in foreign environments. With 2,021 students, 190 personnel and 423 rooms in one building, it is easy for a former janitorial-closet-turned-classroom...

Of all 417 AP tests being taken, this infographic shows the percentage of which tests those are, according to counseling office receptionist Theresa Geyer: 18.8 percent World History, 12.9 percent U.S. History, 11.7 percent Psychology, 10.9 percent English Language, 7.6 percent Calculus AB, 6.4 percent Calculus BC, 5.1 percent Statistics, 4.5 percent Biology, 4.5 percent English Literature, 4.5 percent Physics 1 and a combined 13.15 percent for Physics 2, Human Geography, Macroeconomics, Comparative Government and Politics, Spanish, Art Studio, Microeconomics, Chemistry, Government Comparative, French, Chinese Language, Environmental Science, Latin and Music Theory. Infographic by Melissa Carranza.

Students face upcoming Advanced Placement exams

Isaac Parrish May 14, 2018

[dropcap style="flat"]S[/dropcap]tudents from RBHS will take 417 Advanced Placement exams during the first three weeks of May. Taking AP has become a popular option for juniors especially, but as the time...

Students give a fork about profanity

Students give a fork about profanity

Ann Fitzmaurice May 9, 2018

[dropcap]A[/dropcap]s a child, senior Billie Huang’s parents enrolled her in a private Catholic school, and in fourth or fifth grade, against the expectations of her schooling, she began cursing. Before...

Photo by Yousuf El-Jayyousi

Students protest district’s cuts of German 1, Japanese 1

Nikol Slatinska May 1, 2017

Columbia Public Schools (CPS) will not offer German 1 and Japanese 1 language classes next year, Principal Dr. Jennifer Rukstad announced. Teachers of those classes, however, are tenured and will not lose...

Jack-o-lantern, costume party, scary decor?

Jack-o-lantern, costume party, scary decor?

Eléa-Marie Gilles October 31, 2016

Happy Halloween everyone! I would like to share what I discovered and what was different for me for this particular event. I think Halloween is a very special day for everybody, but particularly for the...

art by Stephanie Kang

Across borders, seeking amity

Nikol Slatinska October 16, 2015

Everyone knows being the new kid can be a nerve-racking experience. It’s the first day of school and students are crowding the hallways, cheering ecstatically upon seeing their best friend. Then there’s...

We too easily trivialize the word Nazi

We too easily trivialize the word ‘Nazi’

Grace Dorsey May 5, 2015

When I look through the comment sections of Youtube, Instagram and Facebook, I see derogatory words and sayings that are rarely acceptable in the “real world.” I’ve noticed that these phrases are...

140 characters limit corrupts English language

140 characters limit corrupts English language

Nicole Schroeder May 13, 2014

[dropcap size="5"]A[/dropcap]nyone who texts or posts on social media sites on a regular basis knows of that person: the one who can’t seem to spell words out or has to use countless hashtags to describe...

America the Beautiful

Najeebah Hussain March 11, 2014

  By Najeebah Hussain

Nothing lost in translation

Nothing lost in translation

Brayden Parker January 31, 2014

[heading size="16"]Learning English 1 word at a time[/heading] Sitting silently in the front row of her last-hour advisory, freshman Chi Chung has pen in hand and school on the mind, completing the day's...

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