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Wearing number 1929, senior Matthew Hauser celebrates his Missouri State High School Activities Association (MSHAA) state championship victory with his teammates and classmates in the crowd. Hausers point contribution pushed the RBHS boys team to first place in a tense meet.

Boys take home cross country title, girls get fourth in state championship

Shruti Gautam November 10, 2020

[penci_text_block block_title_align="style-title-left" custom_markup_1=""]as the runners lined up on the grass, family members stood in marked boxes six feet apart in the grass, holding their place next...

Day 123

Day 123

Bailey Stover July 18, 2020

Summer is full of long days and longer nights. Today is July 18. I felt so proud of myself this morning because I woke up before my first alarm went off at 8:30. I’d had a little trouble falling asleep,...

Day 108

Day 108

Bailey Stover July 3, 2020

Fireworks every night of the week ends up being confusing. Today is July 3. Well, after staying up way too late reading stories on the black hole that is the world-wide web, my plans to get up early fell...

Day 77

Day 77

Bailey Stover June 2, 2020

Life goes on. Today is June 2. It’s strange how looking back on life a year can seem so short and so long all at the same time. I remember last year around this time I was preparing to start my online...

Day 73

Day 73

Bailey Stover May 29, 2020

Busy days feel good. Today is May 29. I woke up at 9:15 a.m. confused and mildly disoriented from an odd dream involving the characters from Netflix’s The Witcher performing either William Shakespeare’s...

Photo by Ana Manzano. Art by Sophie Froese.

The Wasian complication

Isaac Yontz March 19, 2020

Throughout my entire adolescent life, I’ve felt left out. Especially during elementary and middle school, it seemed like I never fit in with social groups. From my olive-colored skin to my thick, curly...

Bet Menen, junior

Bet Menen, junior

Camryn DeVore February 25, 2020

Since 1976, a half a century after the Thirteenth Amendment abolished slavery in the United States, every American president has designated the month of February as Black History Month, a celebration and...

RBHS counseling put up popular college t-shirts in the science wing. (Photo by Will Cover)

Affirmative action proves vital for diversity

The Rock and Bearing News Staff November 4, 2019

During the Civil Rights Movement, President John F. Kennedy signed an executive order in 1961 mandating the government to “take affirmative action to ensure that applicants are employed and that employees...

Junior Matthew Hauser racing at the Class 4 District 7 meet. Hauser finished in first place with a time of 15:38. Photo taken by Greg Hall.

Cross Country takes first place at districts

Jared Geyer October 28, 2019

Rock Bridge Cross Country (RBXC) set a precedent as both the boys’ and girls’ teams took first place in the Class 4 District 7 meet on Oct. 26. Both varsity teams raced at Lee’s Summit North High...

The 2018 Turkey Trax helped support the Central MO American Red Cross.  Runners from around the area raced the 5k before beginning traditional celebrations.

Community members participate in annual Turkey Trax

Jared Geyer November 23, 2018

Thanksgiving is a day of appreciation spent with family, friends and food. But before the holiday meals are eaten, hundreds of runners in Columbia race the Turkey Trax 5k. The race began at 8:30 a.m. Thanksgiving...

Senior Drew Morris, a politics fanatic, worked for Josh Hawley’s campaign for U.S. Senator this 2018 Midterm Election. In addition to seeing the campaign to its victory, this election was Morris’ first time exercising his civic right to vote.

Brightened by the ballot

Allie Pigg November 9, 2018

On the evening of Tuesday, Nov. 6, as the rest of America had eyes glued to their screens at home, patiently awaiting the results from the 2018 Midterm Election, senior Drew Morris sat in a hotel conference...

The RB Cross Country team participates in the Parkway West Invitational Sept. 29. Photo by Corrine Farid.

Cross country prepares for state championships

Jared Geyer November 1, 2018

After months of preparation, the RBHS cross country varsity teams prepare to compete at the state meet on Saturday, Nov. 3. The state meet pits the fastest individual runners and teams together for the...

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