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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

Nine teachers will leave RBHS this year. Photo by Liam Peck.

Farewell, RBHS

Maddie Orr May 20, 2019

As the days tick down and classes wrap up with finals, the time comes to say goodbye to RBHS faculty and teachers. In total, 17 staff members are leaving, eight retiring and nine taking jobs elsewhere. In...

Dr. Rukstad to depart RBHS, announces assistant superintendent position

Dr. Rukstad to depart RBHS, announces assistant superintendent position

Saly Seye January 31, 2019

July 1, RBHS principal Dr. Jennifer Rukstad plans to begin her position as assistant superintendent for Columbia Public Schools (CPS). Dr. Rukstad announced her departure from RBHS to faculty in a short,...

RBHS to appoint new staff

RBHS to appoint new staff

Emily Oba May 18, 2016

Infographic by Katie Whaley By the end of May, the six teachers who are leaving will be replaced. The principals, department chairs and a district coordinator make the decisions that will affect both...

“I can understand it because we don’t really have a fair reason to leave but I think it is kind of dumb because there is nothing for you to do here sometimes and I just sit there for an entire hour and 30 minutes. I am sure that there are a lot of people who leave. If there is an AUT check, they just know before hand and have somebody else fill in for them. I haven’t done that.” Photo by Devesh Kumar

Sophomores banned from leaving school campus

Caylea Ray September 21, 2015

    What makes RBHS diverse from other high schools in Columbia is that RBHS has always been known for our motto: freedom with responsibility. For years, seniors and juniors have had the upper...

Teachers leave positions, RBHS

Teachers leave positions, RBHS

Savannah Singletary May 14, 2015

Ending the year on a bittersweet note, we have eight members of the Rock Bridge faculty leaving us. Erin Grady, Megan Halphin, April Sulze, Jeanne Lambson, Michelle Gerchen, April Beissenhurz, Stephanie...

Using one of the sets made in theater tech, Mary Margaret Coffield poses acting like she is on the phone for a skit. Photo by Justin Sutherland

Say Farewell to leaving and retiring teachers

Justin Sutherland May 16, 2014

Almost every year, there is at least one teacher in Rock Bridge High School that moves on from this building of education. This year, the number of educators that will not be returning is at a running...

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