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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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Day 99

Day 99

Bailey Stover June 24, 2020

Finding shapes in clouds was easier as a kid. Today is June 24.  I know this is my same old tune, but I have got to stop waking up at 11:30 a.m. No matter how interesting the Shakespearean acrobats performing...

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Americans need linguistic diversity

George Frey April 25, 2019

Language is the essence of humanity and arguably what sets us apart from animals. The many different facets of language — speaking, reading and writing — are vital to most cultures. Both written and...

Personal finance needs a follow up course

Personal finance needs a follow up course

Ethan Hayes March 3, 2019

Monetary responsibility is more than putting five out of your $20 monthly allowance, at least that’s what I learned in summer school when I took Personal Finance. It’s one of the few things I remember...

AVID coordinator Lisa Holt talks with a student. To pick up an AVID application form, go to her room (249) located in the North Commons or talk to your guidance counselor. Photo by Anna Xu

Students can apply for AVID to learn discipline, other skills

Anna Xu January 29, 2019

Incoming freshmen, sophomores and juniors are encouraged to join Advancement Via Individual Determination (AVID) next school year. To join, students must put AVID on course request form as well as pick...

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on Wednesday’s weather

Ji-Sung Lee January 28, 2019

Tuesday night, Jan. 29, is predicted to have a low of negative five degrees Fahrenheit, according to The Weather Channel.  There may be winds of 10 to 20 miles per hour. Wednesday, Jan. 30, there...

Feature photo by Yousuf El-Jayyousi

Students fundraise for Peña Blanca Sponsorship

Ji-Sung Lee January 25, 2019

G Guatemala has one of the highest illiteracy and lowest school enrollment rates in Latin America, according to Mayan Families. Additionally, Mayan Families reported these rates are primarily due to the...

Junior James Glaser works in physics teacher Malcolm Smiths room during his teacher assistant time. Photo by Anna Xu

Teacher assistant removed as enrollment option

Anna Xu January 24, 2019

The 2019-20 school year will see many revisions to credit opportunities, said director of counselling Betsy Jones. A major change is the elimination of teachers assistants, something that Jones does not...

Now you’re talking: Classroom staple strikes issue with students

Now you’re talking: Classroom staple strikes issue with students

Multiple Authors October 29, 2018

[vc_custom_heading text="Public speaking aides youth" use_theme_fonts="yes"]In the United States, anxiety disorders affect 25.1 percent of adolescents between 13 and 18-years-old, according to Anxiety...

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AP World needs modification, not division

The Rock and Bearing News Staff October 18, 2018

With the College Board’s coming upheaval of the Advanced Placement (AP) World History, this year’s freshmen and every class after may miss out on decades of history education. This past summer, the...

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Math fosters independent minds

Anna Xu October 15, 2018

Math is the most hated on subject, often given harsh connotations from Grade Point Average (GPA) killer to the Math Monster. Suffering students and adults with past horror stories have questioned the purpose...

American students should not take education for granted

American students should not take education for granted

Katie Whaley September 26, 2018

Teenagers celebrate snow days, anticipate scheduled breaks and can hardly be more excited than when summer rolls around; it says so on their social medias. Snapchat stories, spam accounts and group chats...

Lisa Geyer and Eryn Puett talk in the Counseling Office

Level changes open in student schedules Sept. 4

Anna Xu September 4, 2018

Today, three weeks into the school year, is the first day students can make level changes down (from Advanced Placement (AP) to honors, honors to regular, etc) in their schedule. Students who intend to...

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