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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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Class participation varies on students

Emily Oba March 21, 2018
Some students hesitate to raise their hand because of fear of answering wrong or being unable to provide a response.
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Learning along the way: 74-year-old imparts wisdom

Maddie Murphy February 27, 2018
A road trip provides the perfect opportunity to share life experiences.
Types of assessments test student skills

Types of assessments test student skills

Katie Whaley April 7, 2017
Students and teachers speak about how written assessments compare to oral assessments and how imperative communication skills are in high school and beyond.
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...

New law adjusts learning curriculum

New law adjusts learning curriculum

Jenna Liu January 29, 2016
The 'No Child Left Behind' Act provoked harsh criticism from both students and educators. Its successor, the 'Every Student Succeeds Act,' hopes to offer more positive impacts.
A+ program adjustments impact international students

A+ program adjustments impact international students

Caylea Ray January 28, 2016
Formerly, the A+ program offered an attainable, economically reasonable opportunity to students. Following a significant adjustment, that opportunity has shrunken drastically.
Alternative education program to assist failing students

Alternative education program to assist failing students

Skyler Froese January 2, 2016
A new RBHS program may assist students who have difficulty staying afloat in their classes.
New Common Core curriculum introduced

New Common Core curriculum introduced

Nikol Slatinska December 12, 2015

In March of 2016, the Missouri State Board of Education will decide whether or not to implement the new learning standards introduced by House Bill 1490. The bill was originally rejected because it prohibited...

Mission statement on brink of reconstruction

Elad Gov-Ari October 29, 2015

For the past 10 years, administrators and staff have attempted to fulfill the RBHS mission statement of “Where Learning is for Life.” With the intent to motivate and guide students’ mindsets, the...

AP European History not offered due to insufficient staff

Ji-Ho Lee September 29, 2015

High school is often considered a vehicle, transporting students to college and preparing them to thrive in more rigorous academic environments.  RBHS develops its students, in large part through the...

Homework inflation leads to negative impact on students

Homework inflation leads to negative impact on students

Abby Kempf December 21, 2014

Inflation is an inevitable part of all economic systems. While on the surface, inflation seems purely negative, decreasing the buying power of a single dollar, there are some benefits that come from inflation....

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Working with children fosters appreciation for learning

Emily Franke April 12, 2014

After a month of snow days and extended weekends, it is easy to fall into a slump, to lose motivation and slack off in my classes. I am burnt out. Lacrosse season and the promise of summer steal my focus,...

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