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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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School shootings and gun violence lead to discourse and policies

School shootings and gun violence lead to discourse and policies

Shruti Gautam December 14, 2020

The United States faced a great loss after the Sandy Hook shooting eight years ago, on Dec. 14, 2012. But, the country has faced such incidents before and after that day, including the 1999 Columbine shooting...

Day 110

Day 110

Bailey Stover July 5, 2020

Summer is a paradox. Today is July 5. After a late night of fireworks and staying up to write my entry yesterday, I still couldn't seem to fall asleep easily. One would think my sleep schedule would be...

Day 91

Day 91

Bailey Stover June 16, 2020

Time flies when there’s a deadline. Today is June 16. It seems like 9 p.m. unexpectedly turned into 1 a.m., but I really did mean to get to sleep early. My plan went astray, however, when I started...

Day 57

Day 57

Bailey Stover May 13, 2020

We’re halfway there! Today is May 13. I had a hard time falling asleep last night, even though I was tired and ready to shut my eyes. Around 1 a.m. I realized I’d left a special Advanced Placement...

Photo by Will Cover

Anti-bullying fails to solve issue

Brandon Kim January 9, 2020

Countless anti-bullying posters lined the walls of our elementary and middle schools, re-hammering stale slogans already plastered to the back of our brains. “Don’t be a bully.” “Don’t be a...

FOMO: an inevitable consequence of being a social butterfly

FOMO: an inevitable consequence of being a social butterfly

Maddie Orr December 12, 2019

Is it possible to be in two places at once? Reasonable physics would completely disregard the idea, but teenagers often relish in the thought. Literally rather than rationally, however, one can stay so...

Junior Quinn Tyler fidgets with her hair while working on homework, one way she reduces anxiety from classwork and school pressures. Photo by Ana Manzano.

Students use habits to cope with pressure

Anjali Noel Ramesh November 15, 2019

The quiet tap of a foot on the carpet floor or the quick movements of students shifting in their seats reveals a few ways students release pent-up energy during first hour. The classroom is humming with...

Art by Riley Kerns

How I learned to balance my first job with school

Emily Dearing October 21, 2019

Here is the audio version of the post 'How I learned to balance my first job with school.' You can find the original version of this post here. How do you balance with your other obligations? Leave a...

Financial obligations raise stakes for MSHSAA students

Bailey Stover October 11, 2019

Seven. That’s how many clubs sophomore Macie Sexten is involved in. Along with marching in the Emerald Regiment and playing lacrosse, she is also an active member of the music honors society Modern Music...

Seniors last day of school tradition continues

Senior’s last day of school tradition continues

Emily Oba April 30, 2019

he last day of school for RBHS’ senior students is Wednesday, May 15. This date is a day off from being two weeks before the rest of the school’s students get out Tuesday, May 28. “[The early out...

Members of the Speech and Debate team prepare for a tournament. Photo by Memphis Cutchlow.

Speech and Debate team hosts RBHS Invitational

Ji-Sung Lee February 10, 2019

The Rock Bridge Invitational is the only tournament the Bruins host during the Speech and Debate season. The team solely runs the event and does not compete. 11 schools participated in the tournament....

Feature photo by ratmaner

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...

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