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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

Art by Devin Hall.

Viewers’ perception of social media impacts health

Anjali Noel Ramesh February 28, 2021

A clear and exact definition of body image, according to the National Eating Disorders Collaboration (NEDC), is “a person's perception of their physical self and the thoughts and feelings, positive,...

Art by Rachel Stevens.

Adopting self care habits helps hinder mental pressure

Anjali Noel Ramesh February 12, 2021

Before I started high school, all my older friends talked about was the torment junior year would give me. Standardized testing, high level classes, extracurriculars and mountains of homework were its...

Photo by Sophie Eaton. Art by Rachel Stevens.

Virtual learning leaves impact on mental health

Nora Crutcher-McGowan October 8, 2020

The turmoil of this current chunk in time, from the pandemic to the tensions of the upcoming election, prove especially stressful for all young people. Millions of students quickly shifted to virtual learning...

Photo by Audrey Novinger

Creative coping: students, teachers use music, art, movement to relax during COVID-19 pandemic

Audrey Novinger May 3, 2020

A brown paper bag from Schnucks. A handful of markers. A stack of Crayola scrapbook paper in a rainbow of colors.  While these may seem like simple supplies, they are exactly the materials freshman Julie...

To teach students healthy practices, CPS must have mental health course

To teach students healthy practices, CPS must have mental health course

Anna Xu April 14, 2020

“New research suggests that nearly everyone will develop a psychological disorder at some point in their life,” according to Scientific American, the longest running science magazine in the U.S. While...

Photo from envato elements.

Over exaggerating emotions understates real mental illnesses

Anjali Noel Ramesh February 4, 2020

Unnecessary jokes about mental illness dramatize the real conditions and should not be a habitual tendency. Around one in five teenagers in the U.S. experience a mental health disorder between the ages...

Art by Snowy Li

Helping professions leave workers to manage self-care

Sarah Ding February 2, 2020

In her Columbia Area Career Center class Professions in Healthcare, senior Lucy Bozoian and other students log clinical hours at The Bluffs and The Neighborhoods nursing homes. There, they change wounds,...

I grow through my BuJo

I grow through my BuJo

Snowy Li January 22, 2020

      In middle school I struggled with keeping track of all the deadlines for my eight classes, so I’d often resort to just asking friends in those subjects to help out. It turned out,...

Art by Riley Kerns

Unplugged: taking breaks improves health

Audrey Novinger November 19, 2019

A stack of papers. An empty coffee mug. The flourescent light of a computer screen at 10:30 p.m. That half-completed to-do list sitting on the edge of a desk.  While it can be difficult to squeeze...

Depression does not condemn you

Depression does not condemn you

Turner DeArmond October 28, 2019

For most of my life, I believed I was just like the kids around me. Maybe I was a little more sensitive and a little more emotional than my peers, but I thought that was just my personality. I had days...

Undying Love

Undying Love

Snowy Li October 4, 2019

        How do your pets affect your mental, emotional or physical health? Let us know in the comments!

Bet Menen (10) working on homework in the Atrium.

The inevitability of high school stress

Multiple Authors May 24, 2019

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