The Student News Site of Rock Bridge High School

Bearing News

The Student News Site of Rock Bridge High School

Bearing News

The Student News Site of Rock Bridge High School

Bearing News

Photo courtesy of Sophia Eaton.

Touria El Jaoual

Sophia Eaton April 15, 2021

Touria El Jaoual, my mom, grew up in Rabat, one of Morocco's four imperial cities. As a descendent of Moulay Idrissi, a late king of Morocco, she spent the early years of her life living in the palace...

Photo by Sophia Eaton

YAC meets with CPS officials to discuss concerns, questions regarding virtual learning, accessibility

Amira McKee October 15, 2020

Columbia Public Schools (CPS) administrators and Board of Education members joined Columbia’s Youth Advisory Council (YAC) at City Hall to discuss issues pertaining to Columbia’s students in the context...

Art by Rachel Stevens.

4 photographers, 1 model: Competition enhances creativity, inspires versatility

Multiple Authors April 15, 2020

The challenge was simple: each photographer had five minutes to take a portrait of 2019 RBHS alumna and current student at Stanford Ilinca Popescu. Each of us picked a location and took photos of the same...

Art, photo by Lorelei Dohm, Sophie Eaton

Modern-day suffragettes continue historical legacy

Maddie Orr March 24, 2020

[vc_text_separator title="Celebrating 100 years of women's suffrage" title_align="separator_align_left"]In July of 1848, more than 300 women and men from across the country organized in Seneca Falls, New...

Ann Smart
St. Louis
My friends Glenn and Tracy have been volunteering here for years, theyve always wanted me to come. Smart said. Im looking forward to all the parties, art, and films, Im sure theyll be lovely.

Humans of T/F: Ann Smart

Sophia Eaton March 6, 2020

During True/False's Jubilee masquerade ball, attendees dressed in black tie wearing masks with colorful feathers and bright jewels. The jubilee ball is a reception hosted right before the opening film...

Precious possessions offer insight into personality

Precious possessions offer insight into personality

Sophia Eaton February 11, 2020

"Bearing News" withheld this junior's name because the student asked for anonymity. Mostly, she remembers the sting in her nose from the incense her mom would light every time they had puja, a Hindu prayer...

Left to right Sophomores KayLynn Hood, Ella Mcginty, Brynn Hollisterm ,and freshman vivian spear pose at the end of the Escape number. Rock Bridge held a charity benefit Thursday, Feb 6.

Rock Bridge hosts show choir charity benefit

Sophia Eaton February 8, 2020

[penci_image_gallery images="326320,326318,326322,326314,326313,326312" auto_time="4000" speed="800" block_title_align="style-title-left"] Photos by Sophie Eaton. Video by Maddie Marreo. RBHS show choirs...

Wedding Rings. Photo by Sophie Eaton.

Parental relationship shapes vibrant daughter

Sophia Eaton November 22, 2019

My parents met at a party my mom threw in graduate school. Her friends were going out later that night to dance and planned to meet up at her place beforehand to snack on cheese and olives while waiting...

Isolation invites introspection

Isolation invites introspection

Sophia Eaton October 9, 2019

Sitting at an altitude of 7,120 feet is mind bending. The weather is cool and crisp, and any whisper of wind bites through my gloves like they’re made of parchment paper. I’m short of breath even...

Mavericks vocalist and guitarist Raul Malo performs at Columbia MO Roots N Blues N BBQ festival Saturday night, Sept 28.   Photo by Sophia Eaton.

Mavericks’ performance provides exceptional music, brings patrons together

Amira McKee October 1, 2019

As the sun set on the second day of the Roots N Blues festival, fans flocked to the Great Southern Bank Stage to watch the Mavericks perform their hour and a half long setlist of latin-country-rock fusion...

Friendship, flexibility fuel fever dream photography

Friendship, flexibility fuel fever dream photography

Sophia Eaton September 14, 2019

Perseids Meteor shower was supposed to be the king of this summer's atmospheric phenomena, lasting from the middle of July well into August. Tuesday, Aug. 13, the peak of the natural event, my friends...

Reflection: Sophia Eaton

Reflection: Sophia Eaton

Sophia Eaton March 28, 2019

Reflection is something that comes back to you. Whether it be a memory, or a mirrored image in a lake, it means to look at something out of its original form. My photo is quite literal. It contains...

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