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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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RBHS girls tennis advances to sectionals

RBHS girls’ tennis advances to sectionals

Sophie Connell, Staff Writer October 7, 2022

RBHS girls’ tennis played Hickman High School in the district finals Wednesday, Oct. 5. The district tournament took place at Bethel Park, with matches lasting from 4:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. RBHS finished...

Emerald Regiment welcomes the RBHS football team onto the field at their game against Lutheran High School of St. Charles County, Sept. 30.

Emerald Regiment hosts first annual marching band festival

Sophie Connell, Staff Writer October 3, 2022

The RBHS Emerald Regiment hosted a marching band festival Saturday, Oct. 1. The event spanned from 10:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m., with 12 schools participating in the competition. This was the first time RBHS...

Transphobia remains a pressing issue in the American education system

Transphobia remains a pressing issue in the American education system

McKenna Parker, Staff Writer September 30, 2022

Content Warning: Transphobia, suicide, anxiety, depression The 2015 National School Climate Survey sampled transgender youth across the nation to unveil that 75% of transgender middle school and high...

Homecoming banner made by StuCo

Student Council plans 50th anniversary homecoming

McKenna Parker, Staff Writer September 27, 2022

RBHS homecoming will be held the night of Oct. 15 in the Main Gymnasium, following the home varsity football game Oct. 14. Student Council (StuCo) members and StuCo President Paige Sells organized the...

A car speeds past the newly modified entrance to the RBHS south parking lot.

RBHS enforces changes to south parking lot entrance

McKenna Parker, Staff Writer September 22, 2022

RBHS officials applied new changes regarding access to the south parking lot starting Sept. 14, prohibiting anyone from turning left into or out of the lot. The school implemented this shift to reduce...

Art by Olivia Rollison

Civics studies classes introduce students to politics

Josiah Anderson, Staff Writer March 21, 2022

One of the key questions RBHS Civics Studies classes ask is “What makes an effective citizen?” From this question stems seemingly endless avenues of discovery, from researching the past to analyzing...

Counseling department to hold virtual course fair

Counseling department to hold virtual course fair

Zay Yontz, Features Editor January 25, 2022
The RBHS counseling department will hold a course fair virtually on Zoom Jan. 25 from 5:30 to 7:00pm. The event aims to help students choose their classes for the upcoming year. Each department will have their own Zoom where students and parents can ask questions. Counselor Carrie Mckee said it is important for all students to attend the fair to better understand the available courses.

What song are you listening to?

Joan Kwon, Multimedia Editor December 17, 2021

  Student council president Haeam Lee and Op/Ed editor Allison Kim go around RBHS interviewing students on what songs they are listening to. What song are you listening to? Let us know in the...

Photo by Bailey Blackburn.

Cross country fights for second place finish at Gans Creek Classic

Allison Kim September 28, 2021
Stepping up to the line against a total of 64 other teams, RBHS cross country competed at the Gans Creek Classic on Saturday, Sept. 25, with second-place finishes for both the girls’ and boys' teams.
Photo by Desmond Kisida.

Virtual debate, argumentation through screens

Sarah Ding January 3, 2021
Instead of loading onto a school bus and making the long drive to a tournament’s host school in cities such as St. Louis or Springfield, the RBHS Speech and Debate team has stayed right at home to compete. Tournaments are all held over National Speech and Debate Association Campus, an online platform for students to compete in, and Columbia Public School (CPS) allows students to use three of their high schools including RBHS, Hickman High School and Battle High School for internet and to be around their peers.
Art by Lorelei Dohm, Photos by Ana Manzano.

Birthdays on the web, isolation brings families together

Anjali Noel Ramesh December 30, 2020
I have never been one to host extravagant birthday parties. The last one I can remember involved a massive, carefully constructed Barbie cake I devoured with my other five-year-old friends. I almost never celebrate my birthday with my family members, all of whom live outside of the United States.
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...

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