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Bearing News

The Student News Site of Rock Bridge High School

Bearing News

The Student News Site of Rock Bridge High School

Bearing News

Country’s independence recognized

Jessica Jost May 7, 2012

As school winds down and seniors prepare to leave for college, independence is at the forefront of their minds. Finally, they will be on their own for the first time in their lives. They can’t wait...

Colony declares independence, other colonies follow example

Jessica Jost May 4, 2012

Every year on July 4, America celebrates the day she declared independence from King George III and Great Britain. But two months before the national holiday, one of the original thirteen colonies celebrates its...

Man devotes life to friendships, despite risks

Jessica Jost April 25, 2012

Friendship is a powerful thing, a bond between two people who would lay down their lives for each other if the time ever came, even if it means leaving behind a young family. One cosmonaut launched into...

First woman to circumnavigate globe returns home

Jessica Jost April 17, 2012

Boredom. It comes and goes as often as the wind and can only be conquered by something astounding, like flying around the world. On this day in history, Geraldine "Jerrie" Mock became the first woman to...

Legendary ship collides with iceberg on maiden voyage

Jessica Jost April 14, 2012

It was supposed to be the unsinkable ship, a shining paragon of man's power and ingenuity. She had four resturants, a swimming pool, and a fully equipped dark room for photography. She had water tight...

Marian Anderson sang for thousands

Jessica Jost April 9, 2012

Music is an undeniably powerful form of expression. It can move people to tears. It can brighten the spirit of a room, and it can also invigorate a nation in the throes of prejudice. On this day in history,...

No quarter given at historic battle

Jessica Jost March 29, 2012

In the months preceding elections, there are no boundaries. Everything about a candidate is fair game, including their family, their past political history, their economic status and perhaps their elementary...

Napoleon returns to rule Paris

Jessica Jost March 20, 2012

The worst fear of any prison warden is the escape of their most high profile prisoners. Murderers, rapists, forgers, etc., any convict falling into these categories would frighten the general population...

Roman Consul Murdered by Friends

Jessica Jost March 15, 2012

Getting stabbed in the back by a friend is never a good feeling. Obviously, there would be an immediate sense of betrayal and the mistrust lingering for ages. This feeling is one Julius Caesar knows all...

President James Monroe ratified Missouri Compromise

Jessica Jost March 6, 2012

I learned a lot of things in my AP US History class junior year. Most importantly I finally learned what the Missouri Compromise is. Some of my classmates were amazed I didn’t know what it was until...

Labour party formed

Jessica Jost February 27, 2012

Our main political parties in the United States, the Republicans and the Democrats, seem to have existed forever; it is hard to picture them in their infancy. But, even though one major party across the...

Historic battle begins at church

Jessica Jost February 23, 2012

The saying “live each day like it’s your last” rang true on Feb. 23, 1836. A group of 100 Texans garrisoned themselves in a Roman Catholic mission as a last ditch effort to hold off the incoming...

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