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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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Hardening measures won’t increase safety, waste money

The Rock and Bearing News Staff September 27, 2019

In the last five years, there have been 25 shootings at a U.S. high school that resulted in at least one fatality. RBHS’s hardening policy, which mainly includes converting to a single entrance with...

Lunch31: The Sonic Block.

Lunch31: The Sonic Block.

Jack Speake February 27, 2019

[vc_video link="https://youtu.be/f79e7_KMq_I"][penci_text_block block_title_align="style-title-left" custom_markup_1=""]Jack, Kai, and Isaac travel to Sonic and Mad Cow, giving opinions and tips, finally...

CPS makes new procedures for lunch accounts with debt

CPS makes new procedures for lunch accounts with debt

Brandon Kim December 17, 2018

Freshman Anthony Wu seemed like a typical student last year, but he had a guilty secret. He zipped through the lunch line with his “healthy lunch” consisting of four bags of chips. The fact is, he...

Photo by Maya Bell

Students open bakeries for Business Principles course

Multiple Authors December 11, 2018

[vc_video link="https://youtu.be/n-ipmWboEAs"]S tudents from the Business Principles course will sell baked goods as a part of their course curriculum Dec. 11 and 12. The bakeries will run from 10 a.m....

Senior Olivia Kady holds a sign with the names of victims of gun violence. It reads Never again. Never forget. Photo by Maya Bell.

Tragic events trigger lifelong trauma

Katie Whaley April 18, 2018

Whole body trembling, messaging friends through quick texts and nibbling on Cheez-Its, junior Savannah Schnabel did her best to keep calm. Shocked and filled with buzzing nerves, Schnabel watched a tow...

During a moment of silence for victims of gun violence, two students shouted their support of the Second Amendment. Following the walkout, a group of students confronted the pair. Photo by Maya Bell.

Second amendment drives national discussion

Multiple Authors April 5, 2018

Reporting by Katie Whaley, Atiyah Lane, Nikol Slatinska, Rochita Ghosh In Australia, the most exposure junior Gemma Ross had to firearms was knowing that her aunts and uncles, who were police officers,...

on school shootings

on school shootings

Katie Whaley February 20, 2018

There have been 20 deaths related to school shootings since the beginning of 2018. These casualties have been a result of some of the 18 gun-related incidents that have taken place at schools across the...

Changes required to improve student safety

Changes required to improve student safety

The Rock and Bearing News Staff November 3, 2016

Students prepare to leave the classroom during last year's ALICE Drill. While these procedures improve student safety, improvements can and should be made to further improve their effectiveness. Photo...

photo by Ty Jamieson

Intruder drill improves from last year

Grace Vance November 1, 2015

With last year’s largely unsuccessful ALICE intruder drill still in the minds of faculty and staff, this year many administrators were quick to address the problems revealed during the previous drill....

Be prepared: Students rush out of the school during an intruder drill Oct. 23. These drills are in response to school shootings in the United States. Photo by Alice Yu.

RBHS simulates intruder drill to gain experience

Luke Chval October 30, 2014

After a slew of school attacks led by crazed shooters in the last decade, two years ago CPS decided to change its policy regarding intruders to the ALICE system. ALICE, an acronym for Alert, Lockdown,...

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