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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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Girls basketball onto final four, school released early

Parker Sutherland March 5, 2012

On Thursday, March 8  students and teachers  will be released from school at 2:30 p.m. to attend the MSHSAA Girl's basketball final four tournament held at Mizzou Arena. Come to cheer on the lady Bruins...

Party Time: Language arts teacher Katherine Sasser, team Udderlicious, pumps up the crowd  witha Will I Am, Black Eyed Peas member, impersonation. Photo by Theresa Whang

Golden Cow played to full house

Parker Sutherland February 2, 2012

Utterly packed full of students, Golden Cow brought the house down with a benefit performance to the Rocking Against Multiple Sclerosis program. After countless bad jokes and quality routines, the...

Bruin Girls push on to state

Bruin Girls push on to state

Parker Sutherland January 28, 2012

The Bruin Girls competed at regionals in Lee's Summit North High School’s 15th annual Dance Invitational Saturday, Jan. 28. The girls received fourth place, qualifying for state, despite having made...

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Dictator passes; son may take power

Parker Sutherland December 18, 2011

As of 8:30 a.m. Saturday, North Korea has to look for a new leader to fill the shoes of Kim Jong-il, dictator and supreme ruler of North Korea, who died at the age of 69  Dec. 17, 2011. Kim Jong-il...

The rest of the soccer team celebrates and commemorates the seniors as team captains senior Matt Kelly (left), Kory McDonald (middle) and Sam Stoeckl (right) hoist the third place trophy high in the air. Photo by Parker Sutherland

Boys soccer wins third at state championship

Daphne Yu November 22, 2011

On Saturday, Nov. 19, the Bruins once again snagged third place at the state championship, defeating Lee’s Summit West (24-7) 1-0. After Friday night's brutal game and disappointing loss to Oakville...

Soccer faces disappointing loss in state semifinals

Soccer faces disappointing loss in state semifinals

Daphne Yu November 19, 2011

Tonight during its semifinal match-up against the Oakville Tigers, the Bruin soccer team played its longest game—a 3:39 minute heartbreaker--only to come up short, 0-1. With a tied score of zero at...

Photo by Rena Rong

Jazz Winter Concert videos show musical vibrance

Parker Sutherland November 17, 2011

  Photo by Rena RongThe  jazz band teamed up again this year with Jamie Canepa and the Jefferson Junior High School jazz band to put on a performance in the Performing Arts Center for friends and...

Students react to Pinkels DWI

Students react to Pinkel’s DWI

Parker Sutherland November 17, 2011

Boone County Sheriff's Office records show that deputies pulled University of Missouri-Columbia head football coach, Gary Pinkel, over last night in Columbia, Mo. They arrested him on suspicion of...

Theater presents bullying scenarios, coping techniques

Theater presents bullying scenarios, coping techniques

Parker Sutherland November 16, 2011

Conquering together: From left seniors Alicia Gokima, Shannon Baumeister, junior Gracie Strawn and Carmel Shaka and senior Sarah Henzel huddle to show the power of friendship during bullying. Photo by...

Loud noise: The alarm went off today, sending kids out in the cold.

False Alarm: No flames caused evacuation

Daphne Yu November 9, 2011

The fire alarm that sent students out into the 42 degree weather - which felt like 32 degrees - at 9:00 a.m. was only a false alarm. The handle "accidentally got hit by a weight in the weight room," activities...

Sad ending: Bruins loss at the Rockhurst game left players and fans very upset. Although faced with a disapointing end to the season, the team was glad to have played with one another this year.

Bruins lose heartbreaker in sectional game

Parker Sutherland November 7, 2011

[slideshow id=8] The football team narrowly lost to Rockhurst High School 10-9 Friday,  Nov. 3. The game, played on the Hawklets' field, cost the Bruins the chance to move on in state competition. The...

Getting rid of jitters: Cross country mentally prepares for district meet.

Cross country advances to sectionals from districts

Parker Sutherland October 25, 2011

The boys’ and girls’ cross country teams emerged victorious at the district tournament in Lebanon, MO on Saturday, Oct. 22. While the guys defended their title from last year, the girls, for the first...

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