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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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Day 75

Day 75

Bailey Stover May 31, 2020
Senior Bailey Stover spent her 75th day of social distancing baking banana bread and playing Toss-It and Spades with her parents and older brother.
Coach Michael Pasternock details the logistics of the volleyball season to prospective players. (Photo by Will Cover)

Boys’ volleyball club started at RBHS

Will Cover October 26, 2019
RBHS Studies teacher Michael Pasternock started the first boys’ volleyball team at the school with hopes of fielding both a varsity and junior varsity team to compete in Kansas City.
Feature photo by George Frey / Bearing News

Columbia Regional Airport struggles, but what can we do?

George Frey January 21, 2019
COU will see more demand, but unless the city makes changes, the issues will force residents to drive two hours to other airports.
30 years later Hazelwood v. Kuhlmeier still impacts student speech

30 years later ‘Hazelwood v. Kuhlmeier’ still impacts student speech

George Frey January 29, 2018
Nearly 20 years after the decision of Hazelwood v. Kuhlmeier, RBHS students reflect upon the monumental court decision regarding the First Amendment rights of high school students.
The Prison in Twelve Landscapes impresses with rich, powerful narratives

‘The Prison in Twelve Landscapes’ impresses with rich, powerful narratives

Jenna Liu March 6, 2016
An ex-convict dominates the New York City chess park scene. Residents of a small, Eastern Kentucky town place their hope for economic recovery in the return of a local prison. The disembodied voice of a female prisoner describes her role on an inmate fire crew fighting the blazes that burn across California.
State Rep. introduces bill to lower Missouri voting age to 16

State Rep. introduces bill to lower Missouri voting age to 16

Derek Wang January 30, 2015

Democratic Rep. Karla May of Missouri District 84, located in St. Louis, proposed a bill that would lower the voting age in Missouri to 16 years old in December. If the bill becomes law, current freshmen...

Staying ahead of her opponent, senior Laurie Frew moves down the field. Bruins lost to Cor Jesu 1-3 during the Varsity girls soccer game, May 9.  Photo by Amy Blevins

Girls soccer utilizes unique technique to snag another win

Manal Salim May 15, 2014

The girls junior varsity soccer team celebrated another win Wednesday, May 14, in their match against Moberly, clearing the board with a final score of 3-0. The game was a critical one, as the JV girls...

Photo by Morgan Berk

No school, no problem: Lady Bruins overthrow Whitney Young in MLK Shootout

Manal Salim January 21, 2014

[heading]Lady Bruins play nationally ranked foe; win 12th straight[/heading] Although Columbia Public Schools were not in session on Monday, Jan. 20, for Martin Luther King Jr. Day, the RBHS varsity girls...

Photo by Morgan Berk

Lady Bruins defeat Columbus North, help beat cancer

Josh Ripley January 10, 2014

[heading]St. Louis Coaches vs Cancer; Columbia Rock Bridge (MO) 62, Columbus North (IN) 53[/heading] The Bruin girls basketball team started the new semester off in style Thursday at the Scottrade Center...

Lumineers perform in St. Louis, continue worldwide tour

Ashleigh Atasoy October 7, 2013

Friday, Oct. 4 was the pinnacle of my young life. In other words, the long-awaited date of the greatest concert known to man: The Lumineers. Rising to prominence with their breakthrough hit “Ho Hey”...

Senior Chayla Cheadle serves the ball against Smith-Cotton on Sept 9th at RBHS (photo by Marissa Soumokil)

Volleyball achieves first tournament win, remains undefeated

Brittany Cornelison September 15, 2013

The girls varsity volleyball team traveled to Rockwood Summit High School in Fenton, Mo. for its first tournament of the season Saturday, Sept. 14. The girls went into this day of game play undefeated....

Optimism creates new perspective

Tyler Dunlap February 14, 2013

Finding inspiration isn’t usually something that we plan on doing. Most of the time it just happens, and it hits us. We are inspired. This summer I decided I needed some good karma and something to...

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