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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

Day 144

Day 144

Bailey Stover August 8, 2020

Murphy’s law is cruel. Today is August 8. I woke up this morning a little after 8 a.m. to the sound of heavy rain and thunder. It was stormy and dark outside, and I would have preferred to stay in bed....

Day 29

Day 29

Bailey Stover April 15, 2020

There is a thin line between anxious procrastination and intentional resting. Today is April 15. I fully admit I am addicted to journalism. Rather than shutting off my phone and powering down my computer...

A student holds a beer bottle, tilting his head back to take a drink. Photo illustration by Sarah Kuhlmann, Ana Manzano.

Young adults struggle, succeed with financial intelligence

Anjali Noel Ramesh February 18, 2020

In a secluded hallway on the North side of the school, surrounded by art and language classes, lies the two finance and economics classrooms. Teachers Susan Lidholm and Stacy Elsbury educate their students...

Obamacare

Obamacare

Sarah Ding January 17, 2020

Definition & Purpose The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, nicknamed Obamacare, is a United States federal statute signed into law by President Barack Obama on March 23, 2010. The Act's primary...

Seniors struggle with applying to college, receive teacher assistance

Seniors struggle with applying to college, receive teacher assistance

Emily Oba February 25, 2019

The frenzy of applying to college can become overwhelming for students who give themselves many options of schools. With tasks like financial aid, scholarships, applications, recommendation letters and...

Girls basketball spaghetti fundraiser canceled

Girls’ basketball spaghetti fundraiser canceled

Ji-Sung Lee February 15, 2019

RBHS’ athletic department canceled the girls’ basketball spaghetti dinner fundraiser due to weather conditions. Feb. 13, @rbhsbruinbear on Twitter tweeted, “Due to inclement weather forecasted for...

Feature photo by Yousuf El-Jayyousi

Students fundraise for Peña Blanca Sponsorship

Ji-Sung Lee January 25, 2019

G Guatemala has one of the highest illiteracy and lowest school enrollment rates in Latin America, according to Mayan Families. Additionally, Mayan Families reported these rates are primarily due to the...

Art by Moy Zhong

State fund formula requires restructuring

Ben Kimchi December 19, 2018

A strong public education system is the backbone of equal opportunity for Americans, but when that system grants lower funding to poor schools despite their students’ increased need, it fails to uphold...

Personal value worth more than financial circumstances

Personal value worth more than financial circumstances

Emily Oba December 18, 2018

Escaping what senior Jade Brady describes as a bad home life can prove difficult for a teenager because of the lack of finances; therefore, she worked to create an opportunity for herself to leave. Currently,...

Art by Moy Zhong

District funding derives from attendance, other factors

Katie Whaley December 14, 2018

The Columbia Public Schools’ (CPS) district final budget document, published and approved by the Columbia Board of Education June 11, 2018, outlines the budget for CPS for this school year. The report...

Forum 8 movie theater in Columbia, Missouri

Movie theaters lack compared to their competition

Jared Geyer October 26, 2018

ovie theaters define themselves by the amount of complications people experience while there. There is always something to criticize, whether it be the prices of tickets and the atmosphere or the movies...

Teaching Professions teacher Gina Greenplate helps students with a project during her second hour Teaching Professions class. This class, along with Greenplates other classes, collected money for Lizzys Walk of Faith. The classes raised a total of $750. Photo by Allie Pigg.

Educators Rising brings awareness to pediatric cancer

Emily Oba October 5, 2018

s  Gina Greenplate, the teaching professions teacher at the Columbia Area Career Center, was running the St. Jude’s marathon for the fourth time last year, she looked ahead and noticed an 11-year-old...

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