The Student News Site of Rock Bridge High School

Bearing News

The Student News Site of Rock Bridge High School

Bearing News

The Student News Site of Rock Bridge High School

Bearing News

Day 139

Day 139

Bailey Stover August 3, 2020

Everyone deserves to feel loved and appreciated. Today is August 3. Yesterday was a whirlwind of events and people. I checked my phone for the first time when I got into bed and saw I had several texts...

Day 135

Day 135

Bailey Stover July 30, 2020

Take time to notice and be thankful for small moments of joy. Today is July 30. For some reason I keep waking up with bug bites all over my legs. I don’t sleep with my windows open and haven’t been...

Day 77

Day 77

Bailey Stover June 2, 2020

Life goes on. Today is June 2. It’s strange how looking back on life a year can seem so short and so long all at the same time. I remember last year around this time I was preparing to start my online...

Day 50

Day 50

Bailey Stover May 6, 2020

Isn’t May supposed to be the month with flowers? Today is May 6.  I had a terrible night’s sleep last night. I had planned to be asleep no later than midnight (which honestly isn’t too terribly...

Day 46

Day 46

Bailey Stover May 2, 2020

The world is looking green. Today is May 2.  Some days I think I’m wasting my life away. I’m 18 years old, and what have I accomplished? I know that sounds crazy because I’ve only been alive...

Many RBHS students spend time during the day on the social media site Instagram. Recently several specific hashtags have been banned. Photo by Mikaela Acton.

Troubles of a social media centered life

Jordyn Thompson October 4, 2018

had looked in the mirror and didn't even see myself anymore. My obsession of the internet had changed how I saw myself.  I then began to see how I had let social media control my life. A majority of...

Photo by Yousuf El-Jayyousi

Lighting fear on fire

Rochita Ghosh March 1, 2018

After watching countless videos on how to flick a lighter, I sat on the floor of my bathroom — one of the only rooms in the house without a fire alarm — and held a red lighter in my trembling hand,...

Photo by Maya Bell

Learning along the way: 74-year-old imparts wisdom

Maddie Murphy February 27, 2018

When we stopped at the first gas station, about two hours into our 20-hour road trip, and she told me she wasn’t wearing any underwear, I knew we would become very close over the 18 hours to come. I...

Online personality tests reveal ones true nature

Online personality tests reveal one’s true nature

Katie Whaley March 1, 2017

In the movie Life of Pi, protagonist Pi struggles with finding his identity. He goes on a long journey of self-discovery, which turns sour when his ship sinks and he becomes stranded on a lifeboat. For...

Photo by Timothy Viox

Trip overseas inspires life changes

Cassidy Viox October 29, 2016

Love, unconditional Unwanted American school buses travel through Central America, ending up in Guatemalan cities. The Guatemalans paint and transform them into public transportation, which they call “chicken...

Life, Animated enlivens audience, shines light on Autism

‘Life, Animated’ enlivens audience, shines light on Autism

Cassidy Viox March 5, 2016

‘Life, Animated,’ the heartwarming tale of a disabled adult, was a blessing that touched everybody in the crowd at Missouri Theatre on the first night of True/False Film Festival. The half-animated,...

The dangerous game of life

The dangerous game of life

Renata Poet Williams May 8, 2015

As a freshman stuck in junior high, I found it easy to feel separated from the high school “experience.” Teachers constantly said, “You’re in high school now. What you’re doing matters,” but...

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