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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

Partnership teaching shapes classrooms

Partnership teaching shapes classrooms

Sarah Ding September 19, 2019
Team-teaching is a concept important to the structure of the RBHS Civics Studies Department. Holly Kerns, an Advanced Placement (AP) Language and Composition teacher, works with AP U.S. teacher Kimberley Metcalf.
Yousuf El-Jayyousi

Quiet kids need support

Nikol Slatinska September 30, 2017
How come being quiet can earn children marks of good conduct on their grade reports, while socializing too much during class often results in a scolding?
New teacher evaluations to focus on district goals

New teacher evaluations to focus on district goals

Katie Whaley September 26, 2017
Network for Educator Effectiveness updates the CPS teacher evaluation system to better fit the learning and teaching of students.

AP European History not offered due to insufficient staff

Ji-Ho Lee September 29, 2015

High school is often considered a vehicle, transporting students to college and preparing them to thrive in more rigorous academic environments.  RBHS develops its students, in large part through the...

Second Chances

Second Chances

Caylea Ray April 27, 2015

[dropcap style="flat" size="5" class="A"]L[/dropcap]ast fall, 21 million students entered American colleges and universities as freshmen, according to the National Center for Education Statistics. Of the...

Students explore future career options by listening to guest speakers from their prospective professions. Photo by Amy Blevins.

Seniors say goodbye

Abby Kempf May 19, 2014

As seniors leave RBHS they are looking onto many obstacles, tackling college decisions, fretting over sky-high tuitions, and deciding what career they wish to pursue. The RBHS family has helped students...

photo by Mikaela Acton

Science education in U.S. lacks adequate hands-on activities

Afsah Khan March 20, 2014

Six times a year, students get up early on a Saturday morning and make the commute to school to take the American College Testing exam, otherwise known as the ACT. The test consists of an English, mathematics,...

Future RBHS studies teacher Bryn Orton advises sophomore Lily Farnen. Photo by Jilly Dos Santos.

Student interns transition to full-time teachers

Jilly Dos Santos May 23, 2013

As the school year comes to a close, most student interns at RBHS have come and gone, leaving our school with the skills required for their future careers as educators. For recent University of Missouri...

World History teacher, Mike McGinty aids sophomore Juston Rivers. Photo by Kaitlyn Marsh.

Teacher Appreciation week prompts bake sale

Graham Ratermann May 8, 2013

Future Educator’s Association will be holding a bake sale today to commemorate National Teachers Appreciation week. The bake sale will take place in the main commons and baked goods will cost between...

Music director wins Columbia Fund for Academic Excellence award

Music director wins Columbia Fund for Academic Excellence award

Lauren Puckett April 2, 2013
Music Director Mike Pierson was greeted with a pleasant surprise at 9:00 a.m., April 1. A group of teachers and administrators...
Mathematics teacher Amanda Dablemont assists junior Tim Stewart on a worksheet. She works with him one-on-one to solve a problem. Photo by Luke Wyrick

Teaching methods prove beneficial

Luke Wyrick March 16, 2013

While students sit in class and tirelessly listen to their instructors lecture and scribble down notes, this manner of  teaching is only one of many that exist in the teaching world. The thought of how...

Photo by Patrick Smith

Elder teaches importance of love

Lauren Puckett February 14, 2013

There’s a lady who lives by herself on the east side of town. She’s one of those women who only gets prettier with age; her hair is always perfectly curled and has an elegant white pigment, never...

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