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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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Friendship breakups evoke pain, difficulty

Nikol Slatinska May 10, 2018

[dropcap]B[/dropcap]reaking up with a significant other practically comes with its own set of steps: a planned out time for when and how it will happen, a direct confrontation and a mutual agreement to...

Alzheimers slowly unravels identity

Alzheimer’s slowly unravels identity

Nikol Slatinska May 3, 2018

Just a little more than two weeks ago on April 9, a group of scientists from Gladstone Institutes led by Dr. Yadong Huang published a study detailing how they neutralized the APOE4 gene, which increases...

Q&A: Students on their collections

Q&A: Students on their collections

Nikol Slatinska April 20, 2018

Meet Billie Huang and Jeffrey Mullen, two seniors who have been collecting stickers and pressed pennies, respectively, for a significant chunk of their lives. Billie Huang, senior When did you start collecting...

Juniors forego author speaker event

Juniors forego author speaker event

Nikol Slatinska April 18, 2018

Juniors are opting out of going to an author speaking event for Gabby Rivera at 1:15 p.m. on Friday, April 20 at Hickman High School after deeming some of her tweets and various interview comments as non...

Students, staff gather for discussion on race

Nikol Slatinska April 8, 2018

Teachers, students and administrators held a discussion on the topic of race during A lunch on Thursday, April 5 in room 231. They considered the division between black and white students at RBHS and how...

Early exposure to technology inhibits development

Nikol Slatinska March 26, 2018

A mother pushes her toddler around in a cart through the supermarket. After a while of perusing the aisles for orange juice, laundry detergent and other bland household items, the child naturally starts...

Au Naturale is in style

Au Naturale is in style

Nikol Slatinska March 26, 2018

Connie Jacoby has helped people overcome shingles, reduce cancerous tumors and relieve their hyperactive children of night terrors. No, Jacoby is not a doctor — at least not in the traditional sense....

Socialist ideals gain support from millennials

Socialist ideals gain support from millennials

Nikol Slatinska March 25, 2018

More than seven decades ago, a wave of chaotic apprehension struck America over the seemingly growing threat of communism. By the late 1940s, the nation was in the midst of the Cold War, a tension-filled...

Debaters compete in districts, secure spots at Nationals

Debaters compete in districts, secure spots at Nationals

Nikol Slatinska March 13, 2018

Speech and debate students competed in a districts tournament March 8-10 at Clayton High School in St. Louis. Two members became district champions, and four will be advancing to the national competition,...

Auditions for Capers to be held March 14 and 15

Auditions for Capers to be held March 14 and 15

Nikol Slatinska March 6, 2018

Auditions for the annual talent show, Capers, will take place after school on March 14 and 15 in the band room. Band director Patrick Sullivan is in charge of the show's organization, including behind...

Students, administrators clarify prom arrangements

Students, administrators clarify prom arrangements

Nikol Slatinska February 24, 2018

Administrators and Student Council members helped clear up confusion surrounding the date and location of the senior prom. Seniors expressed disagreement over what they thought was a scheduling change...

photo by Yousuf El-Jayyousi

Q&A: Librarians on their favorite books

Nikol Slatinska February 8, 2018

As someone with a new year’s resolution to read more often, I thought it might be helpful to me and hopefully to someone else to do a bit of exploration on the most beneficial or interesting books out...

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