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

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Internet error message prevents students from using Google search engine

Audrey Novinger December 23, 2019

Students at all four Columbia Public Schools (CPS) high schools received intermittent error messages when using their school-issued laptops through the filtering system iboss to access Google Chrome off...

Dennis Murphy checks in all the laptops that have been turned in so far. Photo by Isaac Parrish.

Returning laptops and where to find instructions

Isaac Parrish May 18, 2018

[dropcap style="flat" size="2"]A[/dropcap]s the school year comes to a close, students are required to return the laptops provided to them. [permalink id="https://www.cpsk12.org/cms/lib/MO01909752/Centricity/Domain/32/End%20of%20year%20laptop%20return%20fixed.pdf"...

Media specialist outlines return process for school laptops

Media specialist outlines return process for school laptops

Katie Whaley April 28, 2018

With the end of the year nearing, media center specialist Dennis Murphy said students need to prepare for turning in their laptops. Students will turn their laptops into the media center on their last...

Take paper out with the trash

Take paper out with the trash

Katie Whaley October 12, 2017

Let’s face it: paper is going extinct. Grocery lists have moved on from notepads to the Notes app on the iPhone where people can write down memos, and calendars have also moved from fridges to homepage...

Media center adapts to new technological change

Media center adapts to new technological change

Ryan Choe September 26, 2017

Like a magnet attracting metals, the media center has pulled in staff and students through its doors since RBHS opened in 1973. From its location being in middle of the school, to the plethora of computers,...

Restrictions on laptops affect students, faculty

Restrictions on laptops affect students, faculty

Ryan Choe September 26, 2017

[dropcap style="simple" size="4"]T[/dropcap]his school year was the first time in RBHS history that all faculty, staff, and students would receive their own personal laptops. In the past, the media center...

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One-to-one program to provide laptops to students lacking technology at home

Emily Oba April 6, 2017

Students will no longer have to stand and wait in line to check out laptops in the media center. Next year, individuals at RBHS will receive laptops for the one to one program. “I believe that giving...

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CPS uses student feedback for 1-to-1 program

Emily Oba January 20, 2017

[dropcap style="flat" size="4"]W[/dropcap]hile the one to one program was decided, there are some details still needed to be figured out. It has been determined that next school year, each student will...

District administrators plan to offer all students new technology

District administrators plan to offer all students new technology

Ji-Ho Lee February 17, 2016

Currently, all students enrolled in an AP class receive iPads. All students could soon receive an electronic device from CPS. RBHS offers an iPad Mini to each student enrolled in an Advanced Placement...

The RBHS media center has been dealing with a problem of students stealing laptops.

Case of the missing computers

Kat Sarafianos December 14, 2015

The media center has been dealing with a problem of students stealing laptops. On Dec. 10, Media center specialist Beth Shapiro, sent out a staff-wide email asking teachers to reinforce to their students...

Media center facelift makes room for laptops

Walter Wang February 28, 2012

The start of something new: The media center will be moving to bring in couches for an online classroom area. Photo by Theresa Whang The counters in the middle of the media center disappeared Friday,...

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