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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

American students should not take education for granted

American students should not take education for granted

Katie Whaley September 26, 2018

Teenagers celebrate snow days, anticipate scheduled breaks and can hardly be more excited than when summer rolls around; it says so on their social medias. Snapchat stories, spam accounts and group chats...

From economy to immigration, a look into Trumps first year

From economy to immigration, a look into Trump’s first year

Katie Whaley January 20, 2018

A year ago, President Donald J. Trump was inaugurated and officially became the 45th president of the United States. Though it’s only been a year since he took office, Trump has already accomplished...

Senior Marine Caron from Tours, France, is an exchange student through the Rotary Exchange Program. Photo by Camryn DeVore

Students travel abroad, acquire cultural understanding

Emily Oba November 8, 2017

[dropcap style="flat" size="4"]F[/dropcap]or some individuals, leaving home to live in another country can be a scary. With new languages, customs and people, studying abroad can seem like being in a completely...

By Eléa-Marie Gilles

One month later

Eléa-Marie Gilles October 5, 2016

Welcome to my blog First Impressions! My name is Eléa. I’m the French exchange student at RBHS for the school year. I’m a junior. Every two weeks I will share pictures about the differences between...

Global Village week ends with bang

Global Village week ends with bang

Grace Dorsey March 18, 2016

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Loathed beliefs made bearable in The Other Side

Loathed beliefs made bearable in ‘The Other Side’

Ronel Ghidey March 6, 2016

Any movie that starts with a man standing stark-naked on the side of the road already lets the audience know the next 80-something minutes are going to be filled with a crazy plot line. "The Other Side"...

Give me your tired, your poor — just not the refugees

Give me your tired, your poor — just not the refugees

Faaris Khan December 10, 2015

[heading size="17" margin="10"]Refusal to accept refugees betrays American principles[/heading] "Give me your tired, your poor, Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free, The wretched refuse of your...

Photo by Maribeth Eiken

Requiring pledge sparks disagreement

Nikol Slatinska November 8, 2015

“One Nation under God.” Since being added to the Pledge of Allegiance in 1954 by President Dwight Eisenhower, those words have created copious controversy in the so-called “indivisible” nation....

Should America get involved in another war in Iraq after the failure of the last one?

Two sides to America’s new Middle East war

Abdul-Rahman Abdul-Kafi October 1, 2014

[column] USA not economically ready for a new war In John F. Kennedy’s inaugural speech, he sent out a warning to the world: “Let every nation know, whether it wishes us well or ill, that we shall...

A life for a life: unacceptable judicial policy

A life for a life: unacceptable judicial policy

Jenna Liu May 18, 2014

[slider source="media: 264149" limit="7" target="blank" height="340" title="no" centered="no" mousewheel="no" speed="500"]Clayton Lockett lay restrained on a steel gurney as a lethal, three-drug cocktail...

photo by Mikaela Acton

Science education in U.S. lacks adequate hands-on activities

Afsah Khan March 20, 2014

Six times a year, students get up early on a Saturday morning and make the commute to school to take the American College Testing exam, otherwise known as the ACT. The test consists of an English, mathematics,...

To Afsah, From Michelle

Career choices often go underappreciated

Afsah Khan January 25, 2014

As acceptance letters from colleges are slowly trickling into the hands of eager applicants, a common question among high school seniors, including myself, is what we actually want to do with our lives....

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