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


Shannon Freese May 9, 2012

I have been waiting since 1999 for this day to get here. I waited in the Mill Creek Elementary lobby area to get shots for kindergarten orientation. I waited in Gentry Middle School’s gym to find out...

Paper cuts

Shannon Freese April 26, 2012

A friend extends a piece of paper to me. It’s a note passed in class (we’re too old-fashioned for texting). As I grab it, the paper slides against my fingertips and slices my finger right open. Paper...

People on airplanes

Shannon Freese April 15, 2012

I've taken many plane trips in my lifetime. Continental and international, short and long, great and terrible, I've been there. However, on my trip from Seattle, Wa. to Minneapolis, Mn., a new type of...

Fake tans

Shannon Freese April 6, 2012

The sun gives us many wonderful things such as heat, light and energy. One of the things that people may take for granted is the ultra violet ray. Oh, the sweet UV rays that cause cancer also give us...

Story repeaters

Story repeaters

Shannon Freese February 23, 2012

“Oh, my God, the coolest thing happened the other day…” This is how it always starts. Something too awesome, too funny, too awkward happened the other day. From the cusp of that moment, the ultimate...

Mugs Up isn’t open in the wintertime

Shannon Freese February 10, 2012

Sometimes I just want a cheese zip. There’s a drive-in by Hickman High School that has the best root beer in all of Missouri. It has unbelievable chili and cheese, and the servers put it on anything...


Shannon Freese February 3, 2012

I was born and raised in Columbia, Mo. I can count how many home football games I’ve missed on one hand. I love Mizzou sports. My parents must have raised me right because I consider anything and anyone...

“That Awkward Moment”

Shannon Freese January 13, 2012

Oh, the woes of trying to find the perfect Facebook status. I don’t want to sound dumb, and I don’t want to post cliché song lyrics. So why not follow the trend and post a status about “that awkward...

After school parking lot traffic

Shannon Freese January 6, 2012

Here at RBHS we’re blessed with a vast parking lot with many spaces for both students and teachers. We have the choice between the north and the south lot, and even when you show up 20 minutes after...


Shannon Freese December 8, 2011

One of the worst kinds of person in the world is the backstabber. The backstabber comes in many different forms and varieties, and each backstabber has his own story that leads to the eventual betrayal....

Bandwagon fans

Shannon Freese December 5, 2011

This October a Missouri team stepped up big and claimed a title. It was a big title. It was the World Series. Unless you live under a rock, you’ve heard about the St. Louis Cardinals winning in seven...


Shannon Freese November 4, 2011

There will always be that one guy at the party. He’s most likely wearing plaid and a backward hat. He’s always got to be the best in the room. He is the “one-upper.” No matter how good my greatest...

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