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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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Day 138

Day 138

Bailey Stover August 2, 2020

Happy graduation party! Today is August 2. I had a fitful night’s sleep for some reason and woke up fully awake at 4:50 a.m. My friend later told me she was awake at the exact same time, too, so I’m...

Day 72

Day 72

Bailey Stover May 28, 2020

Some days are days of firsts. Today is May 28. Apparently my body likes to sleep for 11 hours straight, even when my schedule and I have other plans. Much to my disappointment, I didn’t end up getting...

green meadow with Wind turbines generating electricity.

Climate change: closer than you think

Anjali Noel Ramesh May 23, 2019

Warming oceans. Shrinking ice sheets. Rising temperatures. Extreme disasters. The signs of climate change extend from severe melting ice and snow in the Arctic to extreme heat in our very own Midwest....

Feature photo by ratmaner

on Wednesday’s weather

Ji-Sung Lee January 28, 2019

Tuesday night, Jan. 29, is predicted to have a low of negative five degrees Fahrenheit, according to The Weather Channel.  There may be winds of 10 to 20 miles per hour. Wednesday, Jan. 30, there...

Photo by George Frey

CPS explains early release, extracurricular cancellations

Multiple Authors January 11, 2019

With a winter storm warning in effect, total snow accumulations from 4 to 11 inches, ice accumulations of a “light glaze,” Columbia Public Schools (CPS) is taking action in order to ensure safety for...

Hopkins takes off on a cool down jog after a rewarding workout on the track.

External conditions impact track performances

Ann Fitzmaurice April 29, 2018

The morning of any given RBHS track meet junior Mojuba Shonekan wakes up, drinks a smoothie and has a race day tradition of boiled eggs for breakfast. During the meets, the coaches provide the team with...

Bruins score in last minute to defeat Blue Springs South

Bruins score in last minute to defeat Blue Springs South

Ji-Sung Lee April 7, 2018

[dropcap]W[/dropcap]ith 24 seconds remaining in the game, senior forward Payton McCallister scored her second goal of the night, giving the Bruins a (2-1) victory over Blue Springs South High School. The...

Winter cold brings chilling health risks

Winter cold brings chilling health risks

Ji-Sung Lee February 26, 2018

s freshman Rongrong Wang opens the east doors of RBHS, a chilling wind and below-freezing temperatures are there to greet her. Not even a winter parka lined with fur could keep someone from shivering....

CACC showcase rescheduled due to inclement weather

CACC showcase rescheduled due to inclement weather

Ji-Sung Lee January 13, 2018

[dropcap]O[/dropcap]n Jan. 11, the Columbia Area Career Center (CACC) was scheduled to hold a public open house showcase, allowing attendees to get a chance to talk to instructors, participate in labs...

photo by Ty Jamieson

Warm temperature inside school causes student complaints

Ji-Ho Lee March 14, 2016

Despite the weather outdoors becoming more enjoyable, the temperature inside of RBHS has become too warm for many students. While students typically offer complaints about homework, tests and teachers,...

Winter weather results in higher levels of depression

Winter weather results in higher levels of depression

Justin Sutherland December 18, 2013

Though the weather can be a typical topic in small talk between friends, studies on depression have brought to light that weather and sunlight can actually cause a shift in your mood. Specifically, Seasonal...

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