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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...

Media specialist discusses eating and drinking policies of media center

Media specialist discusses eating and drinking policies of media center

Katie Whaley September 27, 2018

RBHS’media center stands in the heart of the school. Inside lays the gray blue carpet and sits wooden tables, towering bookshelves and large desks. Since its relocation into the center of the school...

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,...

Students walk out of class with solidarity for Parkland victims

Students walk out of class with solidarity for Parkland victims

Emily Oba March 14, 2018

At 10 a.m. today approximately 400 students walked out of their classes and gathered outside in the main side of the building. Some who participated in the 17 minute walkout, supported the gun violence...

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...

New lockdown system in the works for RBHS in light of Ohio shooting

New lockdown system in the works for RBHS in light of Ohio shooting

Parker Sutherland March 1, 2012

Administrators here are rethinking RBHS lockdown policy in light of the school shooting in Chardon, Ohio. T.J. Lane, a student at Lake Academy school for troubled students, allegedly walked into  Chardon...

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