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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

Students work jobs to save money, evade boredom; responsibilities affect online learning

Students work jobs to save money, evade boredom; responsibilities affect online learning

Maddie Orr April 8, 2020

Columbia is home to many popular small businesses and local restaurants advertising a variety of shopping and dining options from bingeing burgers at Booches to fawning over fashion at Cha Boutique. On...

Art by Riley Kerns

How I learned to balance my first job with school

Emily Dearing October 21, 2019

Here is the audio version of the post 'How I learned to balance my first job with school.' You can find the original version of this post here. How do you balance with your other obligations? Leave a...

Art by Riley Kerns

How I learned to balance my first job with school

Emily Dearing October 8, 2019

When I turned 16, I didn’t want to get a retail job. I didn’t really get that choice, however, because I needed a job fast. So, day in and day out, I ask the same question to every customer: “Paper...

Clubs, sports create additional school absences

Clubs, sports create additional school absences

Ji-Sung Lee October 23, 2018

When sophomore Avery Samuel is in softball season, she is absent for nearly every other fourth hour class. For tournaments, it could be a day and a half of material she misses. This constant cycle of playing...

Of all 417 AP tests being taken, this infographic shows the percentage of which tests those are, according to counseling office receptionist Theresa Geyer: 18.8 percent World History, 12.9 percent U.S. History, 11.7 percent Psychology, 10.9 percent English Language, 7.6 percent Calculus AB, 6.4 percent Calculus BC, 5.1 percent Statistics, 4.5 percent Biology, 4.5 percent English Literature, 4.5 percent Physics 1 and a combined 13.15 percent for Physics 2, Human Geography, Macroeconomics, Comparative Government and Politics, Spanish, Art Studio, Microeconomics, Chemistry, Government Comparative, French, Chinese Language, Environmental Science, Latin and Music Theory. Infographic by Melissa Carranza.

Students face upcoming Advanced Placement exams

Isaac Parrish May 14, 2018

[dropcap style="flat"]S[/dropcap]tudents from RBHS will take 417 Advanced Placement exams during the first three weeks of May. Taking AP has become a popular option for juniors especially, but as the time...

Feature photo by Camryn Devore

Work for it, success in the classroom dependent on effort

Ann Fitzmaurice April 3, 2018

[dropcap style="light" size="4"]M[/dropcap]ounted on the front chalkboard of Chris Fischer and Nicole Clemens’s Advanced Placement (AP) United States History and AP Language and Composition class is...

Photo by Yousuf El-Jayyousi.

Internships allow students to experiment, observe potential career interests

Allie Pigg November 17, 2017

[dropcap]D[/dropcap]uring her high school career, 2016 alumna Sydney Tyler knew she wanted to be a doctor. While exploring colleges and majors during her senior year, however, she started to question why...

Breaks in class allow students to thrive

Breaks in class allow students to thrive

Emily Oba February 19, 2017

With the long periods of sitting for 90 minutes in each class, school can be difficult to get through without a break. Although the purpose of school is to learn, certain students feel the need to take...

Photo Illustration by Moy Zhong

Continuous work breaks interrupt obligations

Ann Fitzmaurice December 29, 2016

Arriving home from school around 6:15 p.m., sophomore Piper Page sits down and takes out her homework. Immediately she fights the desire to set her homework aside and call it a night, she flips through...

Study hall pushes for more productivity

Study hall pushes for more productivity

Ann Fitzmaurice December 20, 2016

Every weeknight as I stare down at my world history textbook dreading the next seven pages of reading and notes, I tell myself the same thing: I’ll do it in AUT. As the first block on B days rolls around,...

Instead of complaining, just stop sleeping

Instead of complaining, just stop sleeping

Katie Whaley November 11, 2016

There is only so much usable time in a day, meaning there’s only so many opportunities one day can offer before it comes to an end. As a result, time for completing work is short, and with so many tasks...

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