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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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Clubs use social media platforms to leave lasting impacts

Shruti Gautam December 30, 2020

Every school year, posts from student-run accounts flood Instagram, each representing a club or organization at RBHS. With 96% of students across the nation that have internet access using social media,...

Day 104

Day 104

Bailey Stover June 29, 2020

Can’t the sky just rain already? Today is June 29. I think last night goes in the record books as one of the worst night’s sleep I’ve gotten in a long time. I stayed up for a while watching The...

Day 26

Day 26

Bailey Stover April 12, 2020

Happy Easter! Today is April 12. The cat is officially out of the bag when it comes to my super top-secret video project. I woke up at 8:05 this morning and (after tossing on casually nice clothes for...

Cultural value of Global Village prevails through COVID-19

Cultural value of Global Village prevails through COVID-19

Audrey Snyder March 15, 2020

Rock Bridge hosted its annual Global Village celebration Friday, March 13 despite push back from corona concerned parents. Lasting all first and second hour, this event was the culmination of a week-long...

Art by Joy Park

Social media strengthens relationships

Emily Oba February 24, 2017

[dropcap style="light" size="4"]S [/dropcap]tudents walk down the school halls looking at their phones, constantly checking Twitter, Instagram and Snapchatting their classmates. Some like pictures of couples...

Junior Mariah Brady looks at her phone while she prepares to send a tweet. She allows people to view her sporadic personality through her Twitter profile. Photo by Maddy Jones

Confrontation offers best solutions to problems

Ann Fitzmaurice November 7, 2016

Photo by Maddy Jones Different people have different ways of confronting problems. With the rise of social media, especially Twitter, passive and indirect methods of solving disputes has become more common. A...

RBHS students, teachers work around Internet blocks

RBHS students, teachers work around Internet blocks

Ji-Ho Lee May 3, 2016

As members of a generation glued to phones and technology, RBHS students typically spend more time updating their Twitter feeds than their history notes. As a result, administrators and Columbia Public...

Administrators discuss student-teacher communication

Administrators discuss student-teacher communication

Jenna Liu January 28, 2016

art by Megan Goyette At a recent staff meeting, Principal Jennifer Rukstad and guidance counselor Betsy Jones spoke with teachers and school personnel about the district’s policy for electronic communication...

New bill aims to protect students, attacks cyberbullying

New bill aims to protect students, attacks cyberbullying

Ashley Tanner December 11, 2015

infographic by Stephanie Kang [dropcap color="#" bgcolor="#" sradius="0"]S[/dropcap]even in 10 young people are victims of cyberbullying, and 37 percent of those who have been bullied experience it on...

Twitter joins ranks of banned apps, sites

Twitter joins ranks of banned apps, sites

Jenna Liu October 20, 2015

Yesterday marked the first day Columbia Public School students would not be able to access Twitter on district Wi-Fi, through any medium. Previously, Twitter was one of the few social media sites and apps...

Staff Editorial: Social media ban curtails freedom

Staff Editorial: Social media ban curtails freedom

The Rock and Bearing News Staff September 29, 2015

art by Shelby Yount [dropcap color="#" bgcolor="#" sradius="0"]E[/dropcap]very RBHS student knows about the tired “freedom with responsibility” slogan. Whether you are a freshman, bubbling with excitement...

Several apps, including social media and certain games, have been banned by the district, causing conflict for both students and teachers.
Art by: Stephanie Kang

Students cope with social media bans

Skyler Froese September 29, 2015

As students in advanced placement classes settle into a new school year, they are struck with a new policy restricting iPads. As of the 2015 school year, most social media is now banned on school iPads....

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