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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

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Two editors-in-chief try photography: Unfamiliar journalistic medium inspires creativity

Two editors-in-chief try photography: Unfamiliar journalistic medium inspires creativity

Anjali Noel Ramesh and Nora Crutcher-McGowan December 21, 2021

On a particularly chilly day in November, editors-in-chief Nora Crutcher-McGowan and Anjali Noel Ramesh set out downtown with the purpose of trying photography for the day, under the guidance of photo...

Photo by Desmond Kisida.

Overexposed: Sports/Action Photography

Parker Boone January 25, 2021

In this episode of "Overexposed" Parker Boone, Sophia Eaton, Desmond Kisida and Ana Manzano discuss what makes a sport/action shot compelling. The photographers emphasize the importance of telling...

Overexposed: Self-portrait photography

Overexposed: Self-portrait photography

Parker Boone December 3, 2020

The Bearing News photographers explain their creative process in shooting photos for their self portrait unit. They go in depth to explain their post processing methods and give you insight in how to take...

Overexposed: Action photography, still life and political activism

Overexposed: Action photography, still life and political activism

Parker Boone October 29, 2020

In the premiere episode of "Overexposed" senior Ana Manzano and senior Parker Boone talk about their experience taking photos for Bearing News. They talk about their stories at photo events and what their...

Senior Bryce Jackson breaks a tackle from two Capital City Defenders on his third touchdown of the game Sep 17. Photo by Parker Boone

Bruins football wins in high-scoring affair

Ana Manzano September 20, 2020

The bruins football team won a high scoring game against the Capital City Cavaliers Sept. 18. They played on an unusually empty field, on an atypically cool night, against a team they had never faced in...

Abby Hay (10) catches the ball pitched to her by Ella Schouten (12). Only being a sophomore Hay’s talent shone through making her the starting catcher for varsity softball. Hay caught the entire game with no errors. Photo by Emma Hake.

Bruins softball defeats Capital City in tight victory

Ana Manzano September 15, 2020

In a tense game, the Bruins eventually won their match against Capital City High School (CCHS) 2-1, bringing their record to 5-0. Both teams championed strong pitchers that struck out batters for the first...

Art by Rachel Stevens.

4 photographers, 1 model: Competition enhances creativity, inspires versatility

Multiple Authors April 15, 2020

The challenge was simple: each photographer had five minutes to take a portrait of 2019 RBHS alumna and current student at Stanford Ilinca Popescu. Each of us picked a location and took photos of the same...

Junior Xavier Sykes jumps over a member of the Lakers team at the sectionals game Wednesday, March 11. Photo by Ana Manzano.

Boys’ basketball wins sectionals, moves on to quarterfinals

Ana Manzano March 14, 2020

Sometimes eight minutes can make all the difference in the world, at least it did for the boys’ basketball team at their sectionals game Wednesday, March 11. After two overtime periods, The boys won...

The girls soccer team does skips at tryouts Monday, March 2. The team did basic stretches before going on their run. Photo by Ana Manzano.

Girls’ soccer tryouts begin, season kicks off

Multiple Authors March 10, 2020

Hopeful girls passed soccer balls across the Rock Bridge soccer fields last week as they participated in tryouts, hoping for a spot on the junior varsity or varsity soccer team. Many of them anxious for...

Dogs of T/F

Dogs of T/F

Ana Manzano March 7, 2020

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A misty-eyed goodbye: Juniors Mara Manion and Elise Henderson embrace senior Ansley Barnes following the conclusion of the meet. After realizing she would never be on a team with Barnes again, Manion broke into tears. Barnes and Henderson quickly hugged her and reassured one other they would always treasure the memories they shared. Photo by Turner DeArmond.

Girls’ swim and dive competes in state championships

Turner DeArmond February 24, 2020

On Feb. 21 and 22, the RBHS girls’ swimming and diving team competed in the Missouri State High School Activities Association (MSHSAA) Class 2 State Swimming and Diving Championships at the St. Peters...

Photo by Turner DeArmond

Genuine friendship enhances quality of life

Turner DeArmond January 27, 2020

When I first met senior Reagan Richards in the fall of 2015, I would have never thought she would come to be one of my closest companions. We first met through mutual friends at swim practice, and although...

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