The Student News Site of Rock Bridge High School

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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

Photo courtesy of Nora Crutcher-McGowan.

on receiving a COVID-19 vaccine

Nora Crutcher-McGowan April 29, 2021
As many teens look for ways to get vaccinated, RBHS students share their prior experiences. 
Biting my nails

Biting my nails

Bailey Stover April 10, 2020
Senior Mary Kate Grossmann shares her experience as a nail biter, explains how she quit and discusses what prompted her to finally stop.
Two jobs

Two jobs

Bailey Stover April 10, 2020
Senior Chloe James recalls her experience working and quitting two jobs. She reflects on what her employment taught her and the discrimination she faced.
Junior Olivia Henderson takes off of the wall for her 100-yard backstroke. Im not happy with how I started that race, Henderson said. I left my hips in the water because I was afraid of my feet slipping, but it definitely slowed me down. Photo by Turner DeArmond.

Speedo Region VIII Sectionals canceled because of COVID-19 health concerns

Turner DeArmond March 16, 2020
Junior Turner DeArmond's swim season was supposed to culminate the Speedo Region VIII Sectionals March 12-15, but COVID-19 health concerns cut it short.
Photo of Global Village Henna poster in the main commons by Bailey Stover.

Global Village week kicks off with henna, international art

Bailey Stover March 9, 2020
To begin this year's annual Global Village celebration, students were able to participate in henna and international artwork in the main commons during A and B lunch today.
Teachers Carrie Stephenson and Abigail Gorsage showing athletic spirit as a marathon runner and hockey player. The art teachers plan to continue going all out for spirit week.  Tomorrow, they will both be country. Photo by Turner DeArmond.

Mathletes vs. Athletes spirit day

Turner DeArmond February 24, 2020
Today’s Courtwarming spirit day was “Mathletes vs. Athletes." Students chose a side to represent, wearing in letterman jackets or a pair of fake glasses.
A misty-eyed goodbye: Juniors Mara Manion and Elise Henderson embrace senior Ansley Barnes following the conclusion of the meet. After realizing she would never be on a team with Barnes again, Manion broke into tears. Barnes and Henderson quickly hugged her and reassured one other they would always treasure the memories they shared. Photo by Turner DeArmond.

Girls’ swim and dive competes in state championships

Turner DeArmond February 24, 2020

On Feb. 21 and 22, the RBHS girls’ swimming and diving team competed in the Missouri State High School Activities Association (MSHSAA) Class 2 State Swimming and Diving Championships at the St. Peters...

Photo by Turner DeArmond.

No love lost

Turner DeArmond February 13, 2020
What do people do when they feel strong, romantic emotions for another person, but the target of their affection doesn’t reciprocate?
Senior Ansley Barnes glides through the breastroke leg of her 100-yard individual medley Feb. 8. Barnes swam the 100-yard individual alongside her friend and teammate Reagan Richards. The two were laughing through the race, barely getting enough air to continue swimming. Photo by Turner DeArmond.

Girls’ swim and dive competes in Last Chance Invitational

Turner DeArmond February 10, 2020
The RBHS girls' swimming and diving team competed in the Last Chance Invitational and honored its seniors members Feb. 8.
Photo by Turner DeArmond.

Kierra Pilot, junior

Turner DeArmond February 3, 2020
Junior Kierra Pilot speaks about her experiences as a person of color living in America in honor of this year's Black History Month.
Photo by Turner DeArmond

Genuine friendship enhances quality of life

Turner DeArmond January 27, 2020
Without Reagan’s bright, hilarious and effervescent presence in my life, I would be lost. A huge source of friendship and happiness wouldn’t be there.
Photo by Sarah Mosteller

Social pressures delegitimize bisexuality

Turner DeArmond January 22, 2020
Junior Turner DeArmond talks about his experience of coming out and his journey navigating through troubling bisexual stigmas and bi erasure.
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