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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 59

Day 59

Bailey Stover May 15, 2020

Contrary to popular belief, high school does in fact end. Today is May 15. In part because of a restless night of sleep interrupted by thunder claps and flashes of lightning, I ended up sleeping half...

GIF by Sarah Mosteller

Swearing seen as unprofessional in school setting, aids pain tolerance

Will Cover March 31, 2020

[vc_text_separator title="No profanity, no problem" title_align="separator_align_left"]Economics and business teacher Susan Lidholm said for her Investments 101 class she was previewing the movie “The...

Thats debatable: Should Disney stop producing live-action remakes?

That’s debatable: Should Disney stop producing live-action remakes?

Will Cover March 12, 2020

Remakes prove to be derivative, empty films Will Cover The success of animated Disney movies with kids and parents alike in the past few decades has relied on their imaginative stories with compelling...

Black History Mobile Museum 101 comes to RBHS

Black History Mobile Museum 101 comes to RBHS

Will Cover March 5, 2020

Around 10 RBHS classes attended a display from the Black History 101 Mobile Museum in the Performing Arts Center Lobby throughout the school day March 3. The exhibit, entitled “The Five Elements of...

Teresa Brooks walks the halls of RBHS. Photo by Camryn Devore

A Q&A with Teresa Brooks, the first female student body president at RBHS

Will Cover February 29, 2020

Teresa Brooks, the first female student body president of RBHS, describes herself as “always busy doing something.” In her time at RBHS, she was a member of student council, choir, cheerleading,...

Courtwarming King Candidates compete during A Lunch games

Courtwarming King Candidates compete during A Lunch games

Bailey Stover February 25, 2020

During A Lunch Tuesday, Feb. 25, Courtwarming King Candidates competed against one another. Team A included seniors Grant Hajicek, Will Norris, Keegan Adkins, Jared Geyer and Kellen Clowe. Team B included...

Art by Rachel Stevens

Housing reparations necessary to counteract redlining, institutionalized racism

Will Cover February 24, 2020

[penci_text_block block_title_align="style-title-left"]It’s been more than a century since the U.S. government abolished slavery and decades since landmark bills such as the Civil Rights Act of 1964...

Photo by Stephanie Harman

Science Olympiad takes second at Regionals

Will Cover February 24, 2020

RBHS Science Olympiad competed at the Regional Competition Feb. 22 at Missouri University of Science and Technology in Rolla, Mo. To accomodate a large number of competitors, RBHS sent both a green and...

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Maddie Marrero February 24, 2020

Senior Courtwarming King candidate Will Cover speaks with Bearing News about his future plans, favorite food, school and community involvement, favorite part about RBHS and shares an interesting fact about...

Art by Sophie Froese

US meddling in the Middle East increases instability, terrorism

Will Cover February 23, 2020

When the New York Times and Washington Post released the Pentagon Papers in 1971, revealing U.S. officials’ knowledge of the worsening situation in Vietnam and consistent misleading of the public, the...

Art by Sophie Froese

In Venezuela, economic sanctions bring human suffering

Will Cover February 21, 2020

Although the U.S. often claims to be supporting democratic rights as a justification for foreign policy measures, particularly during the Cold War, this promise has remained unrealized for the people of...

Inflexible deadlines worsen quality of education

Inflexible deadlines worsen quality of education

The Rock and Bearing News Staff February 20, 2020

Deadlines control students’ lives. The specter of late work deductions or even worse, a zero, force students to figure out a way to manage their time that often result in stressful, unhealthy work management. The...

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