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Media Center offers curbside pickup service

Emma Stefanutti October 22, 2020

The Media Center began offering its curbside pickup service to RBHS students and faculty Oct. 1. Since its first day, the system has been successfully distributing textbooks, laptops and other school materials...

Media specialist discusses eating and drinking policies of media center

Media specialist discusses eating and drinking policies of media center

Katie Whaley September 27, 2018

RBHS’media center stands in the heart of the school. Inside lays the gray blue carpet and sits wooden tables, towering bookshelves and large desks. Since its relocation into the center of the school...

Media Center staff warns of potential threats in external emails

Media Center staff warns of potential threats in external emails

Jordan Rogers February 28, 2018

Following a recent update to student’s school emails, messages outside of the Columbia Public Schools (CPS) Community will be flagged as an external message. The update comes after an observed increase...

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,...

Media center hours insufficient

Media center hours insufficient

Abby Still May 19, 2016

One stop shop: The media center offers computers, laptops, books and a place to study, but only between 7:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. For some these hours are simply not extensive enough.  It’s 4:30 p.m....

Honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Elad Gov-Ari January 16, 2016

Monday, Jan. 14, CPS students and teachers will be taking the day off in commemoration of black rights advocate, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Despite being a relatively known holiday, RBHS media center specialist,...

Desktop computers being replaced, upgraded

Desktop computers being replaced, upgraded

Abdul-Rahman Abdul-Kafi May 1, 2015

Every four years the desktop computers in RBHS get an upgrade through the Renewal Recycle program. During the past few weeks and in the next few weeks, new computers will arrive day by day to upgrade the...

Books lose by volumes next to gadgets

Books lose by volumes next to gadgets

John Flanegin December 27, 2014

Students prefer technology to paper books for research, studying Step into just about any room at school and there will be at least three or four iPhones sitting on desks, buzzing and catching the eyes...

January 2013: Media Specialist, Gwen Struchtemeyer assists RBHS senior Connor Fraser with studying for the ACT. Many students take the generous opportunity offered by Structemeyer to better prepare them for achieving a higher score on the standardized test. Photo by Aniqa Rahman
Originally posted in 2013

Media Specialist prepares pupils for ACT

Sam Mitchell January 12, 2013

Whether it be early morning before the first bell of the school day, lunch time when most teachers and students are taking a short break from their work, or after school on a Friday afternoon when most...

Teachers abuse computer privileges

Teachers abuse computer privileges

Julia Schaller October 4, 2012

Intense trains of thought chug from my head to my hands as my fingers click at the keyboard to let those thoughts free. It’s first hour, and while other kids on Alternating Unassigned Time are...

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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