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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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Art by Vivian Spear.

Climate change spurs journalistic awakening

Nora Crutcher-McGowan November 4, 2021
or members of Generation Z, the threat of climate change is a life-long presence. Junior Brooke Novinger, co-president of RBHS Conservation Club, said she first heard about the issue in late elementary school while reading National Geographic “articles about glaciers melting and rising average temperatures.”
Art by Vivian Spear

Shark rank: Barbie film series

Allison Kim October 29, 2021
In the second episode of the Shark Rank podcast. Bearing news op/ed and commentary editor Allison Kim, artist Vivian Spear and multimedia editor Joan Kwon discuss and rank their top 10 movies from the Barbie film series.
Art by Vivian Spear.

That’s debatable: Should colleges require COVID-19 vaccines?

Multiple Authors September 30, 2021
The widespread use of COVID-19 vaccines since last spring and recent full FDA approval of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine calls into question whether government, state and higher education entities will and can use their power to require COVID-19 inoculations.
Tier list made on tier

Shark rank: Black Mirror

Allison Kim January 8, 2021
In the first episode of the Shark Rank podcast, Bearing News staff writers Vivian Spear and Allison Kim give their thoughts and impressions on the television series Black Mirror while ranking each episode.
Time management aids academic performance

Time management aids academic performance

Vivian Spear January 5, 2021

Boone County local news KMIZ, released data in late October in regards to Columbia Public School’s (CPS) first grading progress report on Oct. 8 showing there has been an increase of nearly 600% in failing...

Staff writers share their favorite pictures from 2020.

Staff writers reflect on 2020

Multiple Authors December 30, 2020
Bearing News and Southpaw staff writers reflect on 2020, sharing their experiences with virtual learning and what they learned during quarantine as a result of the global COVID-19 pandemic.
The girls volleyball stands, watching Hannibal High School warm up at their game Thursday, Oct. 8. Photo by Ana Manzano.

RBHS Athletics deals with COVID-19 guidelines, game cancellations

Ana Manzano October 17, 2020

Missouri State High School Activities Association (MSHSAA) and its Sports Medicine Advisory Committee released its guidelines and recommendations for sports and activities last summer amid the COVID-19...

Black Lives Matter movement prompts action, reflection among students, staff

Black Lives Matter movement prompts action, reflection among students, staff

Vivian Spear September 30, 2020

Over the 6 month course of quarantine and online school, major media news sources like CBS, Fox News and CNN have put a majority of the focus on amplifying many voices of the Black Lives Matter movement...

The softball team cheers at their game against Tolton Catholic High School Wednesday, Sept. 23. Photo by Ana Manzano.

RBHS wins in a tight game against Tolton Catholic

Vivian Spear September 25, 2020

The crowd was kept on their toes at the girls softball game as the RBHS team was able to maintain their reputation with an undefeated season after conquering Tolton (TCHS). The stands were buzzing with...

on removing Instagram likes

on removing Instagram likes

Maddie Orr November 21, 2019
The popular social media app Instagram recently removed like count from posts. Now, only the account owner can view their personal likes on each post.
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