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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

Photo of Feeding Como flyer. The main event for Feeding Como is May 4, from 12pm-3pm at Bethel Park.

Feeding COMO holds annual potluck, raises awareness for food insecurity

Maya Bensaoud, Staff Writer May 3, 2024

The RBHS Feeding COMO club will be holding a Star Wars themed event  May 4 from 12:00-3:00 p.m.. It will be held at Leech Shelter at Bethel Park and is open to the public. The event’s main focus...

Crew Norden (11) bats the ball. RBHS bruins won 4-1 at the baseball game Saturday, April 20.

Bruins Baseball ranks second in the state, April 20

Sophie Connell, News Editor April 23, 2024

RBHS varsity baseball defeated Francis Howell High School (FHHS) 4-1 on Sat. April 20. The game held high importance to the Bruins due to their loss to FHHS the previous weekend, April 13. FHHS was ranked...

Not even water?

Not even water?

Maya Bensaoud, Staff Writer April 10, 2024

Amongst Islam’s many holidays and practices, the month of Ramadan is arguably the most globally anticipated. Although the entire Muslim world rigorously prepares for this holy month, many in the West...

School board members discuss the start time proposal, and later vote

How CPS is organized: a guide

Ella Wampler, Staff Writer April 3, 2024

When it comes to the inner workings of the Columbia Public Schools (CPS) school district, the average concerned citizen may struggle to understand the hierarchy and distribution of powers within the district....

Picture of a sample ballot for the upcoming April 2. Municipal Election. These ballots were emailed to every voter registered in Columbia, MO.

Youth Election Participants to assist in upcoming municipal election

Maya Bensaoud, Staff Writer April 1, 2024

On April 2 Columbia will be holding a municipal election, voting for the Columbia Public Schools (CPS) School Board of Education and City Council Seats. Many students will be participating as Youth Election...

Malia Chievous (11) quickly runs to the basket against Incarnate Word during the 2024 MSHSAA Show-Me Showdown Class 6 Friday, March 15.

RBHS varsity girls’ basketball falls to Incarnate Word Academy 65-41 in Final Four

McKenna Parker and Julia Kim March 16, 2024

The Lady Bruins failed to defeat Incarnate Word Academy’s Red Knights in 2024 MSHSAA Show-Me Showdown Class 6 by 65-41 Friday, Mar. 15. They had to play against the Cor Jesu Academy’s Chargers today...

Paul Atreides (Timothee Chalamet) in Dune: Part Two. Image courtesy of IMDb

“Dune: Part Two” sees large box office numbers, continues compelling story

Ella Wampler, Staff Writer March 9, 2024

This review will contain spoilers for the events of “Dune: Part Two.”  For a refresher on the contents of the first “Dune” movie, see Josiah Anderson’s review of the movie here.  The highly...

Image of Howard-Evans Place prior to its destruction in 1995.

Inadequate district funding metrics perpetuate anti-Blackness, segregation in schools in the Greater St. Louis area

Shubha Gautam, Co-Editor-in-Chief February 28, 2024

A “Garden of Eden” found its place in the center of St. Louis County, and its name was Howard-Evans Place. The neighborhood housing dozens of middle-class Black families lay on twenty-two acres of...

Photo of a student filling out the course registration form.

Scheduling conflicts: what is the master schedule, and how does it impact RBHS students?

Sophie Connell, News Editor February 26, 2024

The master schedule — all the classes at RBHS, their period and students assigned — greatly influences students’ individual schedules, which are released in August. School counselors begin working...

History of the heart symbol

History of the heart symbol

Ryan Tunks, Staff Writer February 14, 2024

The heart symbol is an enduring icon, seen in many cultures as a symbol of love. Hearts can be found on a wide range of objects today, and their use dates back over 5,000 years.  Historians debate...

Parasocial relationships highlight importance of healthy consumption of media

Parasocial relationships highlight importance of healthy consumption of media

Jenna Lin, Staff Writer February 13, 2024

There exists a widely accepted truth of modern life: the Internet is everywhere and unavoidable. As the popular saying goes, unless you “live under a rock,” it is nearly impossible to escape its digital...

Art done by Sable Smith

Lunar New Year Welcomes the Dragon

Sable Smith, Artist/Writer February 12, 2024

2024 is the year of the Dragon, and every year on the second new moon after the winter solstice, Lunar New Year, also known as the Spring festival, is celebrated in China and places with Chinese culture.  3,500...

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