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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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Sediment flow causes water discoloration

Sediment flow causes water discoloration

Anna Xu February 27, 2020

Assistant Principal Tim Baker said sediment flow discolored water from clear to yellow and misty. He said while students should avoid drinking this water, the discoloration doesn’t give any negative...

Police cars drove around RBHS parking lots today to provide additional safety comfort, Dr. Baker said. Photo by Maya Bell

Social media bot targets CPS schools: ‘no viable threat’

Rochita Ghosh February 23, 2018

[dropcap style="flat" size="4"]Y[/dropcap]esterday, Feb. 22, a screenshot circulated around the social media platform Snapchat that said a person may bring guns to one of the Columbia Public Schools (CPS)...

RBHS holds majority of referrals in Columbia Public Schools district

RBHS holds majority of referrals in Columbia Public Schools district

Rochita Ghosh November 13, 2017

In the halls, it’s not uncommon to see kids goofing off in the north commons or resting against the walls of the main hallway. Nor is it surprising to see them walking around and laughing with friends...

A.L.I.C.E drills prepare student, faculty responses for real life scenarios

A.L.I.C.E drills prepare student, faculty responses for real life scenarios

Ryan Choe November 11, 2017

[dropcap]E[/dropcap]ver since school resource officer Keisha Edwards arrived at RBHS in January 2011, her efforts in maintaining the school’s safety is always her top priority. As a way to ensure student...

Media center adapts to new technological change

Media center adapts to new technological change

Ryan Choe September 26, 2017

Like a magnet attracting metals, the media center has pulled in staff and students through its doors since RBHS opened in 1973. From its location being in middle of the school, to the plethora of computers,...

Violence exists in every age

Violence exists in every age

Jadyn Lisenby February 24, 2017

The shot of a gun, punch of a hand, cut of a knife, or even a hurtful Twitter post, can be the cause of big or small violence situations, even possible Rock Bridge. Many students of all schools are definitely...

New anti-bullying law induces felony charge

New anti-bullying law induces felony charge

Ji-Ho Lee February 5, 2017

In an age of improved technology and social media, messages, comments and opinions can be distributed  nearly instantly. In turn, many high school students become victims of bullying and harassment that...

Mental health survey allows opportunity for student help

Mental health survey allows opportunity for student help

Ann Fitzmaurice January 25, 2017

While each RBHS student is assigned to a guidance counselor, it still can be hard to reach out to those who don’t take the initiative to discuss how they’re feeling with an adult who can help. For...

Photo by Kristine Cho

Students question inconsistent dress code policy

Katie Whaley November 22, 2016

Sophomore Harper Dailey walked through the main hallway as any other student would. She carried a laptop, which she wished to return to the media center. No one seemed to be paying any attention to her...

Safety regulations stir discussion, procedure questioned

Safety regulations stir discussion, procedure questioned

Ji-Ho Lee November 3, 2016

Every student knows the drill. As the lights blink and the alarms shriek, teachers and administrators usher people out of the building at the sound of a fire alarm. Students return to their classes after...

LOP proves more helpful than expected

LOP proves more helpful than expected

Nikol Slatinska May 16, 2016

[heading]Students maximize time in supervised block[/heading] Between AUT and study halls, RBHS offers plenty of opportunities for students to complete schoolwork. Still, some students find that prioritizing...

‘You can’t sit here’

Alice Yu November 8, 2015

Seniors Clayton Warder, Elaine Phillips, Jodie Bappe and Jesseca Alexander spend their lunch in the chemistry hallway outside of room 336 Thursday, Nov. 5. With an increase of students this year, administrators...

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