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The Student News Site of Rock Bridge High School

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Penpals preserve long-distance friendships

Anjali Noel Ramesh April 13, 2021
Living in an apartment complex reserved specifically for graduate students with families like mine provided me with a plethora of playground mates. It seemed I only needed to walk to the nearest apartment to find a friend. The experience also came with the unfortunate knowledge that as soon as the graduates completed their degrees, they, along with their families, would pack up and leave, moving to wherever their job called them. Some of my neighbors moved states, while others ended up moving to countries halfway across the globe. 
Day 133

Day 133

Bailey Stover July 28, 2020
During her 133rd day of social distancing, senior Bailey Stover had an allergist appointment, went to JCPenney, watched "ER" and took photos with friends.
Day 129

Day 129

Bailey Stover July 24, 2020
Senior Bailey Stover spent her 129th day of social distancing writing an essay, watching television and going to a friend's graduation party.
Day 120

Day 120

Bailey Stover July 15, 2020
During her 120th day of social distancing, senior Bailey Stover contemplated the concept of time and wrote letters to her close friends.
Day 101

Day 101

Bailey Stover June 26, 2020
Senior Bailey Stover spent her 101st day of social distancing baking an ice cream pie, writing an article on LGBTQ athletes and watching "Veronica Mars."
Day 39

Day 39

Bailey Stover April 25, 2020
Senior Bailey Stover spent her 39th day of social distancing exercising, learning about deaf activism and deaf culture and playing cards with her family.
Celebrating James Baldwin

Celebrating James Baldwin

Katie Whaley February 6, 2018
James Baldwin’s impression on America is as intricate and compelling as the essays and novels he composed. Baldwin simultaneously played an outsider and a pivotal activist in America’s history, making him an odd yet inspiring African American to celebrate.
Camp NaNoWriMo Diaries: Week 3

Camp NaNoWriMo Diaries: Week 3

Nicole Schroeder April 21, 2016
In the third week of the April session of Camp NaNoWriMo, five students participating in the event discuss the changes they've made to their original goals and the difficulties they face just past the halfway point in the month-long competition.
Changes applied to standardized testing

Changes applied to standardized testing

Jenna Liu October 7, 2015

In the last few months, major testing companies have made significant changes to their standardized exams. With PSAT, SAT and ACT testing dates just around the corner, such modifications may have sizeable...

WWFC: Looking back

WWFC: Looking back

Nicole Schroeder April 30, 2015

Congratulations! You've almost made it. At midnight tonight, Camp NaNoWriMo will officially end until the July session, and just a few short weeks from now the 2014-15 school year will also come to a close. Looking...

WWFC: Exploiting your own weakness

WWFC: Exploiting your own weakness

Nicole Schroeder April 3, 2015

To those of you participating, happy Camp NaNoWriMo! Despite Wednesday being the first day of the April session, many people's projects are well under way, and the feeling of excitement circulating among...

WWFC: Find your writing niche

WWFC: Find your writing niche

Nicole Schroeder March 19, 2015

With Camp NaNoWriMo and NaPoWriMo coming up next month, as well as the end of the school year approaching and bringing with it extra time to begin work on new writing projects, I'm finding my world abuzz...

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