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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

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Seniors perform for graduation and baccalaureate

Yasmeen Taranissi May 21, 2013

As the final chord of “Pomp and Circumstance” is released, and the RBHS Senior Class of 2013 takes their place as the center of attention on May 24, the celebration is about to begin. Commencement,...

Cover by Michelle Zhuang


Somewhere there is a boy standing on a rainy playground at a cloudy sunset hanging onto a fistful of colorful balloons that stand out defiantly among the asphalt and gray-brown mulch land that he inhabits. As...

Bill conflicts with American ideals

Mahogany Thomas March 21, 2012

House Bill 1186 has a one word description discriminative. While awaiting Senate debate, the bill questions Missouri’s acceptance toward certain ethnicities, alluding to the idea that Missourians find...

Celestine Hayes stands in front of Hickman High School, which she attended in 1957 as one of the first desegregated students in Columbia. Photo by Asa Lory

Black History Month

The Rock and Bearing News Staff February 13, 2012

In honor of Black History month, Bearing News reached out to members of the community to find stories representative of struggles and opportunities African-Americans have had. When the Little Rock Nine...

MAC Scholars presents Poetry for Personal Power

MAC Scholars presents Poetry for Personal Power

Mahogany Thomas December 13, 2011

With posters headlining the phase “Speak the Truth” plastered around the halls of RBHS, students are invited to attend Poetry for Personal Power Dec. 14 at 6 p.m. in the RBHS PAC. Although there is...

Festival kicks off holiday magic

Mahogany Thomas December 12, 2011

More than 20 businesses in downtown Columbia, MO came together to celebrate the seasonal spirit with local Missourians, with holiday cheer, merry smiles and decorated window displays using local Missourians. The...

MSAN students gather for achievement forum

Mahogany Thomas September 22, 2011

Three hundred students from around the country gathered at the Holiday Inn executive center Wednesday for the Minority Student Achievement Network: Student Conference, which lasts until Sept. 24. CPS Minority...

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