The Student News Site of Rock Bridge High School

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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

Ahlam Alamin (10) and Aneesh Calyam (9) run a check-in table during RBHSs annual debate tournament, COMO Classic, on Feb. 2.

RBHS Speech and Debate to hold showcase, aim to raise funds and awareness

Natalya Horstmeier, Staff Writer May 9, 2024

The RBHS Speech and Debate team, alongside the Hickman High School (HHS) and Battle High School (BHS) teams, will host a showcase Sat. May 11 to shed light on their performances and raise money for nationals. The...

Photo of trombone and tuba section at the rehearsal for a band concert.

RBHS holds successful night of percussion

Natalya Horstmeier, Staff Writer April 15, 2024

A percussion concert was held at RBHS Friday, April 12. The concert began at 6 p.m. Friday in the RBHS Performing Arts Center. It entailed 13 pieces of music, many of which were composed by Ivan Trevino...

Photo of one of the Global Village posters showing flags from different Latin American countries. Global Village will take place Friday, March 8.

Global Village continues to be culturally unifying event

Natalya Horstmeier, Staff Writer March 5, 2024

RBHS’ annual Global Village will be held during A and B lunches March 4th to March 8th. The week-long event provides a chance for students to not only experience but also share traditions from a variety...

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Climate change’s effect on earth is detrimental, being overlooked

Natalya Horstmeier, Staff Writer February 28, 2024

The 28th United Nations (UN) Climate Change Conference was held Nov. 30 to Dec. 12, 2023 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. This conference concluded with an agreement that, according to the United Nations, ...

Missouri’s gun law weaknesses remain prevalent

Missouri’s gun law weaknesses remain prevalent

Natalya Horstmeier, Staff Writer February 21, 2024

Missouri has some of the weakest gun laws in the country, ranking the fifth highest rate of gun deaths in the U.S.. According to EveryStat, “the rate of gun deaths in Missouri increased 56% from 2009...

Josh Muhirwa (11) shoots free throws vs Ewing Kauffman, KC. Muhirwa and the Bruins blew out EKKC 70-40.

RBHS boys’ basketball defeats Ewing Marion Kauffman

Natalya Horstmeier, Staff Writer January 8, 2024

RBHS Boys’ Basketball defeated Ewing Marion Kauffman High School Blue Knights 72-40 at home Friday, Jan. 5. After a scoreless start from both teams, the Bruins scored the first shot of the game; the...

Scene from the Barbie movie.

Barbie’s ideal ‘dream world’ needs to change

Natalya Horstmeier, Staff Writer November 1, 2023

When the Barbie movie started, the first thing that was introduced was “BarbieLand.” BarbieLand is a “dream world” where there is no patriarchy or misogyny and everything is run by women. Almost...

Number 15, Jaun Pico-Vazquez (12), defending during RBHSs match with BHS. Rock Bridge wins 11-5-2.

RBHS Boys’ Soccer fights, defeats BHS

Natalya Horstmeier, Staff Writer October 14, 2023

RBHS Boys’ Soccer defeated Battle High School (BHS) 4-1 at home Tuesday, Oct. 10. RBHS entered the game with a 11-5-2 record, while BHS entered with 6-6. Center attacking midfielder, senior Juan Pico-Vazquez,...

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CPS adds new filter to technology, blocks features

Natalya Horstmeier, Staff Writer October 13, 2023

CPS students who have used a laptop during the 2023-24 school year may have noticed an increase in restrictions, including research and gaming websites, along with access to personal Google accounts. These...

With his hands out, Shae Abram (12) gets ready to receive the ball from Maddox Hardy (11).

RBHS boys’ soccer wins against Hickman High School

Natalya Horstmeier, Staff Writer September 21, 2023

RBHS defeated Hickman High School (HHS) 2-1 at home, Tuesday, Sept. 19.  The intensity of the varsity game was immense due to the deep-rooted rivalry between the Bruins and the Kewpies, rendering the...

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