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The Student News Site of Rock Bridge High School

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The Student News Site of Rock Bridge High School

Bearing News

Simple joys help destress

Simple joys help destress

Ana Manzano December 17, 2019

In a world of consumerism, we endlessly take in items and information. Things like social media and the news make it seem as though problems in the world are never ending. It’s easy to feel drowned by...

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!

Art by Snowy Li

Consoling Companions

Multiple Authors May 20, 2019

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Rock Bridge students and their pets

Rock Bridge students and their pets

Jack Speake October 23, 2018

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Dog lover Cheryl Spencer snuggles up with her dogs, Whiskey (left) and Brandy (right) on her back porch. After becoming a widow in 2015, Spencer found hope and comfort in her dogs as the three grieved their loss together. Photo by Allie Pigg.

Friends on four legs

Allie Pigg October 14, 2018

For a month they paced the house. Their paws clicked the hardwood floors like tap shoes from room to room as they searched for a smell that faded more and more by the day. Finally, they stopped searching....

Photo by Yousuf El-Jayyousi

Exotic pets present additional love to owners

Grace Dorsey January 5, 2018

[dropcap]F[/dropcap]or most pet owners, feeding-time is a fairly simple process. All one needs to do is fill a bowl or two of kibble, perhaps shake out some fish food; nothing that’s too strenuous. For...

Art by Joanna Yu

Animals offer comforting connection beneficial to emotional health

Ji-Sung Lee March 17, 2017

[dropcap]K[/dropcap]nown as man’s best friend, dogs often receive this title because of their loyalty and companionship to humans. But sometimes, a best friend is more than just a dog. A companion can...

Small animals: big hearts found in tiny packages

Small animals: big hearts found in tiny packages

Nicole Schroeder February 10, 2016

Many students and faculty at RBHS own a wide variety of pets, from dogs to cats to horses and even pigs. With so many larger pets, its easy for some to think small animals might hold less significance...

WWFC: The benefits of four-legged friends

WWFC: The benefits of four-legged friends

Nicole Schroeder November 1, 2014

I must admit, with National Novel Writing Month coming up, I am quickly growing frazzled in my attempts to balance school and writing time, especially as the end of the semester looms closer with each...

Paws in the Park celebrates 10 successful years

Paws in the Park celebrates 10 successful years

Sophie Whyte September 16, 2013

Pets and pet-lovers alike were thrilled to go to the all-day event known as Paws in the Park Saturday, Sept. 14. The annual event saw its tenth anniversary this year, and Columbia residents were happy...

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