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Day 63

Day 63

Bailey Stover May 19, 2020

Freedom at last! Today is May 19. For once I woke up at the completely reasonable time of 9:40 a.m., despite my mother’s best efforts to wake me up 40 minutes prior. I had asked her to make sure I didn’t...

Day 62

Day 62

Bailey Stover May 18, 2020

Is apathy contagious? Today is May 18. I have to believe other people’s dreams are as strange as mine, or else I fear I might go mad. I had intended to wake up around 9 a.m., but when my alarm went...

Day 55

Day 55

Bailey Stover May 11, 2020

It’s T-1 Day until test day. Today is May 11. I think the word that best describes me today is “stress.” I am a giant ball of tension and anxiety and worry. I know I shouldn’t care so much about...

Day 54

Day 54

Bailey Stover May 10, 2020

Happy Mother’s Day! Today is May 10. I don’t think there are enough words to describe how incredible my mom is. Of all the women I know, she is one of the strongest, smartest and most resilient. I...

Day 47

Day 47

Bailey Stover May 3, 2020

A clean room helps make a happy mind. Today is May 3. Maybe this is just me, but I’ve found one of the hardest parts of being a high-achieving student is the guilt and anxiety when life is out of my...

Clubs, sports create additional school absences

Clubs, sports create additional school absences

Ji-Sung Lee October 23, 2018

When sophomore Avery Samuel is in softball season, she is absent for nearly every other fourth hour class. For tournaments, it could be a day and a half of material she misses. This constant cycle of playing...

Feature photo by Kat Sarafianos

Universities change standardized testing requirements

Ji-Sung Lee September 22, 2018

trict deadlines, personal statements, essays and teacher recommendations.  The college application process is by no means a breeze. Yet with a recent adjustment, colleges such as the University of Chicago...

A scantron bubble sheet

Sophomores take new practice test to prepare for ACT

Ben Kimchi October 19, 2017

Tuesday sophomores took the new PreACT, a replacement to the American College Testing (ACT) Aspire test. The switch to the PreACT was made because of CPS’ dissatisfaction with Aspire, RBHS guidance...

U.S Education System falls behind in graduation rate and test scores. Infographic courtesy by Logan Dorsey

School system evolves as perfection is not yet achieved in education

Logan Dorsey May 17, 2017

The American education system is busted, or so say the policy elites. Even the average citizen questions the current path of the American education system. The founders of the XQ Super School Project put...

A student at Rock Bridge attempts to park his jeep. Photo credit to Jordan Rogers

The Do’s and Don’ts of the drivers test

Jordan Rogers May 12, 2017

It is one of the most daunting and important tests a teen will take. No, it’s not the ACT or the SAT, not an EOC for your “favorite” math class or even a “thrilling” AP exam. From a study done...

Students struggle to manage time

Students struggle to manage time

Emily Oba May 16, 2016

Time is many student athletes’ worst enemy when it comes to school. There is never enough time when it comes to finishing homework, studying for an upcoming test or sleeping. According to a Harvard School...

District introduces new credit recovery process

District introduces new credit recovery process

Rochita Ghosh March 10, 2016

  Sophomore Payton McCallister takes a test in class, ensuring her mastery of the class's content. Beginning in 2016, summer school students can regain missed credit simply by taking a test and...

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