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The Student News Site of Rock Bridge High School

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FIRST Robotics regional, district competition canceled because COVID-19 health concerns

FIRST Robotics regional, district competition canceled because COVID-19 health concerns

Bailey Stover March 13, 2020

Army Ants is a FIRST robotics team, where students work to construct a robot that can effectively compete in that year's respective tournament. The first tournament for the Army Ants, the St. Louis regional...

Army Ants robotics team clinches 17th out of 67 at world championships

Army Ants robotics team clinches 17th out of 67 at world championships

Emily Oba April 24, 2018

[dropcap style="flat" size="4"]S[/dropcap]tarted April 18 to 21, the Columbia-based Army Ants robotics team competed in the For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology (FIRST) robotics competition...

Senior Dalton Phillips works alongside junior Cami Kudrna on the Army Ants Teams robot named Ralph. The Army Ants competed this week at the St. Louis Regional held at Chaifetz Arena in which fifty-two teams representing seven different states showcased varying robots and strategies in hopes of becoming the regional winners to move on to World Championships. Photo by Yousuf El-Jayyousi

Army Ants head to St. Louis for competition

Allie Pigg March 10, 2018

[dropcap style="flat" size="4"]T[/dropcap]he Army Ants Robotics team is packing up their robot and heading to St. Louis, Missouri this weekend for their first competition of the year. After a strenuous...

Infographic by Joy Park

Women in STEM speak out against sexism

Nikol Slatinska March 15, 2017

Women working in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields have it hard enough in terms of pay and working conditions. A study by the American Institute of Physics looked at 15,000 physicists...

Senior Dalton Phillips works alongside junior Cami Kudrna on the Army Ants Teams robot named Ralph. The Army Ants competed this week at the St. Louis Regional held at Chaifetz Arena in which fifty-two teams representing seven different states showcased varying robots and strategies in hopes of becoming the regional winners to move on to World Championships. Photo by Yousuf El-Jayyousi

Robotics team overcomes obstacles, takes home award

Skyler Froese March 15, 2017

Senior Dalton Phillips and junior Cami Kudrna adjust their team's robot at their yearly competition in St. Louis, MO.  The Army Ants, the Columbia Public Schools robotics team, went marching to St. Louis...

Clubs enrich each school year

Clubs enrich each school year

Elad Gov-Ari October 1, 2016

[button color="" size="" type="square" target="" link=""]A[/button]s we rush through our years of high school, the looming words of our parents to “get involved” fall into the list of chores we claim...

Army Ants to become independent group

Army Ants to become independent group

Rochita Ghosh December 17, 2015

As the year draws to a close, it is time to say goodbye; it is time to acknowledge the past, but also to welcome the opportunities to come in the following year. For the Army Ants, or the For Inspiration...

Issac Asimov would be proud

Issac Asimov would be proud

Renata Poet Williams March 14, 2013

Robotics team set for competition [tabs style="1"][tab title="The Reveal"] [heading style="1"]Taking the Lead[/heading] [dropcap style="1" size="3"]T[/dropcap]he world awaits. Every high school student...

Army Ants members work hard on their second robot.
Photo by John Gillis

CACC Skill Expo welcomes future students

Maria Kalaitzandonakes January 16, 2013

Tomorrow from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. the Columbia Area Career Center hosts an open house open for community members. Visitors will be able to talk with teachers, see the work CACC students have been working...

Army Ants kicks off the 2013 FRC Season

Army Ants kicks off the 2013 FRC Season

John Gillis January 13, 2013

The Army Ants Robotics team has been preparing and waiting for months in anticipation of this year’s robotics season. For those who don’t know, Army Ants is part of an international organization called...

Catch Playing Robot coming to Disney Parks

Catch Playing Robot coming to Disney Parks

John Gillis December 20, 2012

Disney has long been a household name. They pioneered full-length animation movies in cartoon. Disneyland was a theme park of a new attitude, with Disney coining it as the "Happiest Place on Earth". Walt...

Unbalanced support creates division among activities

Brittany Cornelison May 11, 2012

“Rock Bridge high! Rock Bridge low! Rock Bridge rocks wherever they go!” It tailors to the status quo that high school sport teams get high praise when it comes to student enthusiasm. Students file...

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