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

RBHS student searches for a job to occupy the upcoming 90 days of academic freedom

What does summer mean to you?

XXXXX XXXXX May 22, 2018

As summer nears a time meant for relaxation, local parties and overall fun times gets closer. For some students, however, summer is an option to earn money get ahead in school or even potentially make...

Mary Dix having an energetic walk about with her freshman civics class students

An oldie but a goodie

Courtney Bach May 19, 2018

As the end of the year draws near, students say a goodbye to teachers and peers. Some won't be back in the fall; however, even for those who return, saying goodbye to teachers that have influenced them...

Sophomore Sarah Kuhlman looks at her Interim Progress Report (IPR) while juniors Carter Foust and Dani Barnes anticipate their own IPRs on April 23. Students received their report cards on a Monday because of a mix-up in putting correct grades.

Staff meetings may alter schedules

Multiple Authors May 10, 2018

[dropcap style="simple" size="10"]C[/dropcap]lasses normally available on third and fourth block may be offered at different times or not at all for some blocks as teachers implement new Professional Learning...

National merit semifinalist Michelle Yang works on a computer. Photo by Humera Lodhi.

Extra credit policy unclear at RBHS

Emily Oba February 17, 2018

Students gobble up extra credit points at school just as kids scarf down chocolate and candy. While extra credit at RBHS varies from teacher to teacher, students such as junior Drew Thomas especially likes...

Fire alarm goes off, accident contained

Fire alarm goes off, accident contained

Multiple Authors January 26, 2018

At 11:36 AM, during second period, the fire alarm went off causing general confusion and minor disruptions of class. While there was no fire, people were unaware of this fact and began the normal evacuation...

Students should avoid goofing off, give teachers respect

Students should avoid goofing off, give teachers respect

Elad Gov-Ari October 27, 2017

A class of 30 sits quietly as the teacher lectures from the front of the room. The topic, personal finance, is somewhat dry. The content of the lecture is muffled out by unintelligible comments and giggling. A...

Photo courtesy of Career Awareness Related Experience

CARE program guides employees

Atiyah Lane May 23, 2017

[dropcap]N[/dropcap]a’Quavea Grant, a 15-year-old Battle High School student, joined the Career Awareness Related Experience (CARE) Program last summer working as a daycare teacher assistant for kids...

Sophomore sabotage ends with fundraising record

Sophomore sabotage ends with fundraising record

Ann Fitzmaurice April 18, 2017

Throughout the week of April 10, Greg Irwin and Shawnna Matteson’s Advanced Placement (AP) World History class threatened their peers in competing history classes with a brick of 25,000 pennies. The...

on new bill blocking online privacy

on new bill blocking online privacy

Emily Oba April 5, 2017

Monday April 3, President Donald Trump signed a bill into law blocking existing online privacy regulation. This regulation would have taken affect later this year, but by using the Congressional Review...

Scheduling system requires update to help students

Scheduling system requires update to help students

Emily Oba March 6, 2017

[dropcap style="light" size="4"]E[/dropcap]lementary school teachers idly ask their kids the question, ‘What do you want to be when you grow up?.’ The question gets a little more serious in middle...

Global Village week ends with cultural food, experience

Global Village week ends with cultural food, experience

Cassidy Viox February 24, 2017

Hundreds of students visit each booth in the hallways during Global Village. Booths often offer food, beverages, souvenirs and information about each country represented.  Seniors Alec Monte (left) and...

Photo by Kristine Cho

Inside jokes strengthen friendships

Ann Fitzmaurice February 2, 2017

When junior Hannah Evans looked to her side during a rehearsal of the Emerald Regiment’s 2015 field show, “Story of My Life,” she noticed junior Cami Kudrna across the field and made eye contact...

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