The Student News Site of Rock Bridge High School

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The Student News Site of Rock Bridge High School

Bearing News

The Student News Site of Rock Bridge High School

Bearing News

Day 69

Day 69

Bailey Stover May 25, 2020

Happy Memorial Day! Today is May 25. My mom ended up waking me up this morning to make sure I didn’t oversleep our journalism nice note get-together. I’d planned on waking up half an hour before she...

Day 59

Day 59

Bailey Stover May 15, 2020

Contrary to popular belief, high school does in fact end. Today is May 15. In part because of a restless night of sleep interrupted by thunder claps and flashes of lightning, I ended up sleeping half...

Day 32

Day 32

Bailey Stover April 18, 2020

A little sunshine does the body good. Today is April 18. In a not-so-successful attempt to get back on a regular sleep schedule, I went to bed around 11:30 last night. To my annoyance, however, my body...

Photo by Ana Manzano

Boys’ tennis faces new challenge

Ryan Choe March 29, 2020

In the last decade, the boys’ tennis program has achieved a top three title every year at the Missouri State High School Activities Association (MSHSAA) state championship. In seven of those 10 years,...

Photo by Audrey Snyder

Archery club targets more involvement

Ryan Choe March 25, 2020

Every Thursday from 6-8 p.m., the Gentry Middle School (GMS) basketball gym is packed with students, ranging from sprightly sixth graders to spirited sophomores, for weekly archery club practice. While...

Photo by Ana Manzano

That’s debatable: Should CPS require P.E. credits?

Multiple Authors March 23, 2020

P.E. credits remain necessary to assure youth fitness Ryan Choe At any high school, it is inevitable that students gripe about the requirement of Physical Education (P.E.) credits in order to graduate....

Photo by Ryan Choe

Local places of worship cancel, adjust services

Ryan Choe March 23, 2020

At least 25 places of worship announced on their online websites that they postponed services after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced March 16 that at least until the end of...

Photo by Camryn DeVore

COVID-19 halts multiple sports seasons

Ryan Choe March 18, 2020

In the wake of the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19), which the World Health Organization declared a pandemic six days ago, the Missouri State High School Activities Association (MSHSAA) cancelled the Class...

Current RBHS Athletic director and assistant principal David Egan, left, and current civics studies teacher Michael McGinty, right, converse during a meeting. (Photo by Audrey Snyder)

McGinty to replace Egan as athletic director, assistant principal

Ryan Choe March 14, 2020

RBHS Athletic Director and Assistant Principal David Egan will leave the school to become the new Columbia Public Schools (CPS) Athletic Director, replacing current CPS Athletics Director Bruce Whitesides,...

Courtwarming King Candidates compete during A Lunch games

Courtwarming King Candidates compete during A Lunch games

Bailey Stover February 25, 2020

During A Lunch Tuesday, Feb. 25, Courtwarming King Candidates competed against one another. Team A included seniors Grant Hajicek, Will Norris, Keegan Adkins, Jared Geyer and Kellen Clowe. Team B included...

Art by Rachel Stevens.

LGBTQ athletes find community within athletics

Bailey Stover February 25, 2020

In sixth grade sophomore Zachary Willmore said he knew he was gay when he memorized all the lyrics to Nicki Minaj’s “Super Bass.” While he doesn’t watch sports often, he said Minaj is the closest...

Photo by Ryan Choe

Courtwarming Week set for Feb. 24-27

Ryan Choe February 24, 2020

RBHS began its annual Courtwarming Week today, which will go to Feb. 27. This year’s theme idea came from student council (StuCo) to be “Versus: A week of Throwdowns.” The morning assembly, which...

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