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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

Bearing News

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Human activities prove detrimental to environment, increase risk of infectious diseases

Audrey Novinger April 14, 2020

Opinion Amidst the global COVID-19 pandemic that has claimed thousands of lives and spurred restrictions that affect more than one third of the world’s population, environmental sustainability may...

Media stereotypes of LGBT characters set misleading standard, isolate viewers

Media stereotypes of LGBT characters set misleading standard, isolate viewers

Sarah Mosteller April 6, 2020

The American sitcom, “The Middle,” follows a lower middle class family, featuring the middle child Sue, living in Indiana through their daily struggles with a comical yet relatable family dynamic.  In...

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Swearing seen as unprofessional in school setting, aids pain tolerance

Will Cover March 31, 2020

[vc_text_separator title="No profanity, no problem" title_align="separator_align_left"]Economics and business teacher Susan Lidholm said for her Investments 101 class she was previewing the movie “The...

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Coronavirus isolates but also unifies; an international outlook on the pandemic

Sarah Mosteller March 22, 2020

Students aged 15-20 from around the world share their experiences as they face the COVID-19 pandemic. Many countries are enforcing social distancing, causing feelings of isolation to creep in, but amidst...

Jack Schouten, freshman

Jack Schouten, freshman

Sarah Mosteller March 3, 2020

What do you think is one of the biggest flaws in the American education system? “One of the biggest issues I’ve noticed is the large class sizes because each person learns individually in a different...

Sunday Crane, freshman

Sunday Crane, freshman

Sarah Mosteller February 25, 2020

What do you think is one of the biggest flaws in the American education system? “I feel like the gifted system in Columbia is great, and it teaches kids really important skills, but it also sets them...

Sta Omar, junior

Sta Omar, junior

Sarah Mosteller February 20, 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...

Theater department to present Leaving Iowa tonight

Theater department to present ‘Leaving Iowa’ tonight

Amira McKee February 20, 2020

After months of preparation, RBHS Theater department will present its spring play, “Leaving Iowa,” in the Performing Arts Center, 7 p.m. Feb. 20, 21 and 22. If there is a snow day on Friday, the cast...

Kristian Brown, junior

Kristian Brown, junior

Sarah Mosteller February 18, 2020

What do you think is one of the biggest flaws in the American education system? “In my opinion, one of the biggest flaws I’ve noticed is that [the education system] is more focused on conformity. Most...

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Materialistic principles drive consumer habits

Bailey Stover February 13, 2020

[vc_text_separator title="For the love of stuff" title_align="separator_align_left"]Dr. Marsha Richins, a professor in the Trulaske College of Business at the University of Missouri — Columbia, has published...

Bet Menen, junior

Bet Menen, junior

Sarah Mosteller February 11, 2020

What do you think is one of the biggest flaws in the American education system? “Speaking specifically on learning and the curriculum taught to us by the teachers … I think the grade system is something...

Show choir to host charity benefit Feb. 6

Show choir to host charity benefit Feb. 6

Isaac Yontz February 5, 2020

RBHS show choir will host its 16th annual Show Choir Benefit on Feb. 6 in the Performing Arts Center (PAC) at 7 p.m. Tickets are five dollars and available at the door. On top of RBHS show choir’s attendance,...

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