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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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RBHS debate team work hard to form a new Policy debate team

RBHS debate team work hard to form a new Policy debate team

Devesh Kumar June 2, 2014

RBHS just got two new policy debate teams including Matthew Vincent with Myles Powell and Zoya Khan with Wendy Zhang. Overall, there are three kinds of debate, which include Public Forum, Lincoln-Douglass...

Students explore future career options by listening to guest speakers from their prospective professions. Photo by Amy Blevins.

Seniors say goodbye

Abby Kempf May 19, 2014

As seniors leave RBHS they are looking onto many obstacles, tackling college decisions, fretting over sky-high tuitions, and deciding what career they wish to pursue. The RBHS family has helped students...

Debate team participates in MSHSAA districts

Debate team participates in MSHSAA districts

Abby Kempf March 22, 2014

Fifteen speech and debate students piled onto a bus early in the morning Saturday, March 15, and traveled to the Missouri State High School Activities Association speech and debate districts, a destination...

Two seniors qualify for nationals in the debate tournament

Harsh Singh March 12, 2014

When 2012 RBHS alumni Syed Ejaz and Rick Flinn participated in the National Debate Tournament two years ago, it was a rare achievement in the school’s history. However, this year, seniors Sara Ashbaugh...

Planning for the future: Gifted coordinator Kathryn Fishman-Weaver, Jake Giessman and former Advanced Seminar and Investigations teacher Marylin Toalson talk amongst themselves Feb. 15. The Advanced Seminar allows students to explore possible careers through internships.

Gifted Program sends students to 2014 GAM Day at the Missouri capital

Ashleigh Atasoy February 24, 2014

Renewing its annual tradition, the Rock Bridge Gifted Program or EEE, will be participating in the 2014 GAM Day at the Missouri Capitol, sponsored by the Gifted Association of Missouri this Wednesday,...

Dance Marathon date rescheduled

Dance Marathon date rescheduled

Madi Mertz February 13, 2014

This past Saturday, Feb. 8, the first tri-school Dance Marathon was to take place at Battle High School. However, with snow still remaining on the ground and five snow days taking students out of school,...

Student View: Same-Sex Marriage

Student View: Same-Sex Marriage

Sam Mitten October 25, 2013

Even though 27 states prohibit same-sex civil marriage by constitutional amendment or state law, three by constitutional amendment  only, and five by state law only, same-sex civil  marriage has made...

The stage is set for RBHSs first debate tournament in years.

Debate team hosts first tourney in more than 20 years

Ashleigh Atasoy October 11, 2013

Today and tomorrow, the debate team will host its first debate tournament in decades. Beginning just before the end of the school day, six competing schools will draw their topics at random in the Performing...

Student council members hang the homecoming banner in the main commons on Monday September 20, 2013.

Homecoming week preparation prompts school fundraising

Manal Salim October 9, 2013

In preparation for Homecoming Week, Student Council engaged in numerous discussions to decide the ideal theme and process. After extensive planning, RBHS seniors can place their votes to nominate their...

Students react to start time changes

Students react to start time changes

Graham Ratermann September 26, 2013

Mixed reviews surround student reactions to a later start time but also the later dismissal. With the addition of Battle High School to the district and the regrouping of middle schools and junior-high...

The RBHS Model United Nations team traveled to Washington D.C. to compete in international competition last weekend. Photo used with permission from Dan Ware

Model United Nations team dominates international conference

Raj Satpathy February 20, 2013

[dropcap style="2" size="3"]O[/dropcap]Over the President’s Day weekend, RBHS’ Model United Nations team descended upon Washington D.C. aboard flying metal birds of flame screeching through the sky....

Senior Captains Andrew Hutchinson (left) and Stephen Turban (right) pose with their 3rd place trophies in Champ Public Forum Debate at the Clayton-Ladue Debate Tournament in November.

Debate looks forward to new year

Whitney Cravens January 9, 2013

The Debate team adapted to many changes this year: a new coach, a new team and a new year. Yet with the numerous changes the team endured, the semester was still an exciting one. Debate is a club that...

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