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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 43

Day 43

Bailey Stover April 29, 2020

Productivity can be achievable as long as it’s in very small doses. Today is April 29. I guess more than 10 hours of sleep is not enough for my body and mind because waking up this morning was not a...

telescope in the desert watching the Great Bear constellation and the milky way

Astronomy teacher reflects on black hole’s significance

Katie Whaley April 18, 2019

April 10, scientists from the Event Horizon Telescope (EHT) revealed to the public the first real image of a black hole, in a galaxy called Messier 87 55 million light years away from Earth. The image...

Prometheus - Art by Moy Zhong.

Finding the fire

Anna Xu October 16, 2018

At his first competition, senior Henry Huang, at seven-years-old, approached the piano bench unblinking; he wiped his cold hands on his pants feeling the adrenaline course and his legs slightly wobble. In...

Teacher salary schedules revised for next fall

Teacher salary schedules revised for next fall

Anna Xu May 21, 2018

Columbia Public Schools is scheduled to face change in teacher salary schedules starting in the fall. After the CMNEA (Columbia Missouri National Education Association) salary committee approved the alterations,...

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...

Student bias affects performance in the classroom

Student bias affects performance in the classroom

Grace Dorsey April 8, 2018

[dropcap]I[/dropcap]f one were to ask any teacher what her favorite color, food or hobby was, she’d probably reply with ease and confidence. Ask the same teacher about her favorite students, and the...

Photo by Mikaela Acton

Class participation varies on students

Emily Oba March 21, 2018

[dropcap style="simple" size="4"]A[/dropcap] teacher’s eyes scan the room and fall on a student trying her best to avoid any eye contact. “Hey, Nichole, can you answer my question?” For junior Nichole...

Kinesiology, biology teacher elevates and energizes health awareness

Kinesiology, biology teacher elevates and energizes health awareness

Grace Dorsey February 2, 2018

If one takes the first right on the way in through the north doors of RBHS, he/she will end up in the science hallway. Two doors in, and the person will find room 346. An easier way of spotting this classroom,...

Mrs. Debra Perry helps Freshman Purity Kagiri with her essay in the success center. Photo by Abby Blitz

School within a school system turns into new course to prevent high school dropouts

Ji-Sung Lee September 29, 2016

With a vision to be the "best school district in the state," Columbia Public Schools (CPS) has tweaked and adjusted its methods to meet this goal since its beginnings. As the school board has adopted...

House Bill seeks to eliminate student favoritism in Missouri

House Bill seeks to eliminate student favoritism in Missouri

Cam Fuller March 9, 2016

infographic by Neil Cathro It's no secret that children and parents pick favorites, but does the same happen in the classroom? A new Missouri bill hopes to stop student favoritism for teachers. Missouri...

CPS discusses bomb threat policy

CPS discusses bomb threat policy

Elad Gov-Ari February 9, 2016

Student Resource Officer Keisha Edwards speaks with a student in the main office. Edwards is a staple to the district's plans regarding bomb threats. As schools have refined their plans for facing potential...

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