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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

CACC highlights classes through Skill Expo

Thomas Jamieson-Lucy January 19, 2012

Student work and a showcase of activities will highlight the Columbia Area Career Center's Skill Expo today from 6 to 8 p.m. Administrative Assistant Rebecca Pisano said the event will demonstrate...

Despite absences, girls’ swimming succeeds

Thomas Jamieson-Lucy January 15, 2012

Although missing five of their top swimmers at the Parkway South Invitational in St. Louis Jan. 13 and 14, the Bruin girls’ swim team placed ninth out of 13 teams. Head coach Karen Steger said the team's...

Defensive strategy: Sophomore Genero Cabrera wrestles an opponent from Kirksville’s JV Nov. 29. The Bruins won the match with a final score of 45-43. Photo by Muhammad Al-Rawi

Wrestlers stand their ground

Thomas Jamieson-Lucy December 13, 2011

Wrestling coach Travis Craig has emphasized defensive technique. The team’s goal is to avoid take downs and pins by perfecting its defensive skills and outlasting its opponents on the mat through being...

Anxieties trouble, cause harmful physical, psychological problems

Thomas Jamieson-Lucy December 13, 2011

Right now Ashley Hong’s most pressing stressor is college. She worries about her ability to excel on the ACT and be admitted to the nation’s most prestigious colleges. Excessive amounts of stress have...

Volleyball girls work for spots on the team

Thomas Jamieson-Lucy November 1, 2011

After losing its matches against Ozark and Jefferson City, the JV volleyball team hit its stride going 10-2-1. The Bruins focused on maintaining their perfect record at home and finished out the season...

An identical copy: Cloning provides applications in life

Thomas Jamieson-Lucy October 27, 2011

In 1993 scientist Ian Wilmut and his team began a project making genetic changes in farm animals. He never imagined his work would lead to creating a clone. Four years later, he conceived a healthy, cloned...

Chasing a dream: Senior Mackenzie Schimpf competes in the Forest Park Invitational. The girls’ team surprised many by winning the meet.

Cross country hopes to reach high expectations

Thomas Jamieson-Lucy September 23, 2011

Last year was bittersweet for cross country. The boys finished a school record second at the state meet, but Lee Summit North beat RBHS by 23 points. However, this year the boys are ranked No. 1 in...

Reaching for the stars: The 12 National Merit Semifinalists from RBHS sit in the PAC lobby and listen to their counselors, principal and gifted instructors speak. The students are all competing to become finalists, which will be announced in February.

12 students awarded national merit semifinalists

Thomas Jamieson-Lucy September 22, 2011

Out of the nation’s 16,000 National Merit Semifinalists, RBHS has 12. These students now move on in hopes of becoming finalists eligible for 8,300 available scholarships. “It looks really good on...

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