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The Student News Site of Rock Bridge High School

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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.  Racing...

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....

Art by Lorelei Dohm, Photos by Ana Manzano.

Birthdays on the web, isolation brings families together

Anjali Noel Ramesh December 30, 2020

Ihave 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...

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...

Bruin bear had a great fall

Devin Hall November 2, 2020

In the first Bruin Bear comic of the school year, Barnky enjoys the fall season with their partner by carving pumpkins, watching movies, and spending time outdoors. Just because covid has made it harder...

City Council discusses COVID-19, community stakeholders, chokeholds

City Council discusses COVID-19, community stakeholders, chokeholds

Shruti Gautam October 31, 2020

The City Council held a regular meeting in the Council Chamber at City Hall on Oct. 19. The session required social distancing and other accommodations in order to be compliant with COVID-19 restrictions,...

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...

January 18, Womens March Columbia. Photo by Sarah Mosteller. Art by Rachel Stevens.

Hypocrisy in advocacy

Shruti Gautam October 19, 2020

The emcee gestured toward me, as I stood near the banners behind them. Drowning in a too-bulky navy coat and a violet hat protecting my ears from the chilly January air, I made my way to the center of...

Microphone on empty stage waiting for a voice with copyspace and back light

In the news Oct 12

Parker Boone October 17, 2020

Senior Parker Boone gives a quick summary of important events that happened around Rock Bridge from Oct 12 to Oct 17. He covers the recent school board meeting Bruins sports and RBHS handing out...

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