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The Student News Site of Rock Bridge High School

Bearing News

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Show Choir to premiere first concert on Jan. 20

Julia Kim, Staff Writer January 20, 2022
The RBHS show choir will perform their first concert of the year on Jan. 20 in the Performing Arts Center at 7 p.m.
Photo courtesy of inteGIRLS STL/MO.

inteGIRLS STL/MO chapter hosts first Winter Contest

Shubha Gautam, News Editor December 7, 2021

The inteGIRLS STL/Missouri chapter hosted their Winter 2021 Math Contest for girls and non-binary individuals comfortable with being placed with girls Saturday, Dec. 4. The student-led group hosted the...

The 27 Club glorifies premature death in the music industry

The 27 Club glorifies premature death in the music industry

Shubha Gautam, News Editor December 3, 2021

Jim Morrison, the charismatic lead singer and songwriter for the ‘60s rock band The Doors, was a detached, extremely intelligent loner as a kid who would spend his time agitating reserved peers and devouring...

Photo by Joan Kwon

Listening sessions held to address racism incident

Zay Yontz and Julia Kim November 15, 2021

After a "disturbing image depicting racism" circulated social media, CPS staff members are holding four listening sessions on Nov. 16 and 17 in the PAC lobby, according to an email from Principal Jacob...

Americans’ obsessive indulgence in true crime media desensitizes the tragedy of real world events

Americans’ obsessive indulgence in true crime media desensitizes the tragedy of real world events

Shubha Gautam November 9, 2021

“Squid Game,” a dystopian Korean drama on Netflix fixated on individuals fighting to the death over a sum of $38 million, is filled with emotion, violence and crime—it is also set to be the most...

Photo by Desmond Kisida.

Zachary Willmore becoming homecoming queen indicates growing inclusion in RBHS

Shubha Gautam November 8, 2021

Dressed in a long, sparkling golden gown, Zachary Willmore walked to the center of the football field with his escort, senior Eliana Snyder, and the rest of the homecoming court. Nervous and excited for...

Art by Lorelei Dohm.

Sea level rise caused by world powers leave South Pacific islands vulnerable

Shubha Gautam November 3, 2021

Sandwiched halfway between Hawaii and Australia, Kiribati is a Southern Pacific island nation with 33 islands, the most famous being Kiritimati, sporting the title of one of the largest atolls in the world....

Photo by Andrew Kinslow.

Second phase of brown-headed nuthatch reintroduction to the Missouri Ozarks begins

Shubha Gautam November 2, 2021

 In total, 56 Brown-headed Nuthatches were translocated to Missouri’s Mark Twain National Forest from the Ouachita National Forest in Arkansas between August and September of this year as part of the...

This 20 by 20 sculpture titled andimgonnamisseverybody was created by Christopher Paul Jordan for the AIDS Memorial Pathway located in Seattle, Washington. Jordan produced the piece to explore the intersections of race and class within the epidemics history. Photo courtesy of the AIDS Memorial Pathway.

Looking at the AIDS epidemic through art

Julia Kim October 14, 2021

In 1981, the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported the first case of AIDS, a sexually transmitted blood-borne disease, which had affected five previously healthy gay men living in New...

Photo from envato elements.

Religious perceptions on abortion contradict America’s founding principle of autonomy

Shubha Gautam October 12, 2021

California passed the Therapeutic Abortion Act on June 14, 1967, becoming the third state that year to drastically revise its abortion legislation after continued pressure from the second wave feminist...

Photo by Bailey Blackburn.

Cross country fights for second place finish at Gans Creek Classic

Allison Kim September 28, 2021

Stepping up to the line against a total of 64 other teams, RBHS cross country competed at the Gans Creek Classic on Saturday, Sept. 25, with second-place finishes for both the girls’ and boys' teams.  Racing...

Photo by Desmond Kisida.

Volleyball team dominates Smith-Cotton High School

Zay Yontz September 21, 2021

The RBHS varsity volleyball team won their home game 25-6 against Smith-Cotton High School, Thursday, Sept. 16. The team played strong throughout the entire game with a packed crowd and won all three...

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