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The Student News Site of Rock Bridge High School

Bearing News

The Student News Site of Rock Bridge High School

Bearing News

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...

The Emerald Regiment marching band performs When the Clock Strikes Twelve during halftime Sep 14. The repertoire includes Camille Saint-Saëns classically haunting Danse Macabre. Photo by Maya Bell.

Emerald Regiment places high at first competition of the season

Katie Whaley September 16, 2018

RBHS marching band, Emerald Regiment, began boarding buses at 1:15 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 15 for its first competition of the season at the Tiger Ambush Classic in Edwardsville, IL. The band practiced from...

Sounds of the RBHS Choir

Sounds of the RBHS Choir

Eric Glennon March 19, 2014

Three songs performed by the Rock Bridge Choir on March 18th [vsw id="89546137" source="vimeo" width="600" height="460" autoplay="no"] Video by Eric Glennon

Show Choir Festival Preparation

Show Choir Festival Preparation

Maribeth Eiken January 17, 2014

Rock Bridge's show choir season begins full force once the time comes. The week before the Annual Festival, City Lights and Satin N' Lace face a brutal week of constant practice, use of creativity and...

Show choirs prepare for their biggest challenge yet

Show choirs prepare for their biggest challenge yet

Mikayla Bessey May 23, 2013

The RBHS show choirs have reached great heights during their competitions this year. The mixed choir, City Lights, won Grand Champion in the show choir festival held in Carthage, Illinois, while the all-girls...

The Blue Note hosts Fitz and the Tantrums for a stellar performance

The Blue Note hosts Fitz and the Tantrums for a stellar performance

Blake Becker April 25, 2013

This generation’s era of music encompasses many varieties of genres and styles, but among the multitude of bands, none are as unique as Fitz and the Tantrums. Fitz and the Tantrums is a soul/indie band...

Puppets were made from scratch by Childrens Theatre students, using felt and sewing machines. Photo by Lauren Puckett

Children’s Theatre class performs puppet shows for young children

Lauren Puckett April 10, 2013

The Children's Theatre and Advanced Children's Theatre classes are crafting the felt-covered and googly-eyed puppets once again to put on a series of twelve stories for kids. On Wednesday, April 17, day...

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‘Potted Potter’ shows at Missouri Theatre, exceeds expectations

Trisha Chaudhary February 18, 2013

On Wednesday, Feb. 13, Potted Potter, a Harry Potter parody, came to Columbia's very own Missouri Theatre. The show crammed all seven Harry Potter books into "seventy hilarious minutes", according to...

Camp Show Choir thrills hopefuls

Camp Show Choir thrills hopefuls

Urmilla Kuttikad December 10, 2012

On Saturday, Dec. 8, from 12 - 5 p.m., members of the RBHS show choirs put on Camp Show Choir, a camp where young hopefuls learned the basics of being in a show choir - vocals, choreography, makeup and,...

Revolution surprises audience with unique concept

‘Revolution’ surprises audience with unique concept

Lauren Puckett September 18, 2012

Few television programs have passed the “Busy Test” with as much finesse as Revolution, which premiered on Sept. 17. What, you might ask, is the “Busy Test”? Well, it’s something I’ve developed...

Director announces cast list for fall musical

Lauren Puckett September 14, 2012

The cast list for the fall musical, "Urinetown," was posted in Bearing News and in the Fine Arts department today at 3 p.m. 80 students picked up audition packets from Director Mike Pierson, and many...

Fall musical auditions prompt students with new challenges

Lauren Puckett September 14, 2012

The stage is silent. The audience is mostly empty, with a scattering of students and adults seated in its chairs. A long line of actors rest against the brick wall, biting their lips and mouthing lyrics...

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