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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

Photo by Sophia Eaton.

Missing cues of the digital world

Nora Crutcher-McGowan January 2, 2021

For RBHS senior Kellen Sapp, waking up and attending virtual classes means missing out on the informal, spontaneous interactions which occurred with classmates in an in-person setting. It leaves no room...

Art by Lorelei Dohm, Photos by Ana Manzano.

Birthdays on the web, isolation brings families together

Anjali Noel Ramesh December 30, 2020

Ihave never been one to host extravagant birthday parties. The last one I can remember involved a massive, carefully constructed Barbie cake I devoured with my other five-year-old friends. I almost never...

Art by Sarah Ding.

Telemedicine provides virtual tool for health care

Sarah Ding October 22, 2020

During the COVID-19 pandemic, leaving one's home to receive health care can be unsafe. Because of this, health care professionals have utilized telemedicine to hold remote appointments and monitor patients....

Day 128

Day 128

Bailey Stover July 23, 2020

This month is flying by. Today is July 23. Following a long, exciting night of stargazing and watching the Comet NEOWISE, I was tired enough to sleep until almost 10 a.m. For the last several days I’ve...

Day 120

Day 120

Bailey Stover July 15, 2020

What does eternity feel like? Today is July 15. Inherently, the concept of time is strange. I sometimes wonder if life as I know it would even be possible without constant timekeeping. Since I got my...

Day 93

Day 93

Bailey Stover June 18, 2020

Happy 60th Birthday, Dad! Today is June 18. Cramps are an effective morning alarm. I hadn’t intended to get up at 7:15 a.m., but my body had other ideas. I’d guess this is too much personal information...

Yes, I do know my shirt is inside out and backward. Photo by Bailey Stover.

Day 87

Bailey Stover June 12, 2020

In times of emotional turmoil, Uncle Iroh has the answers. Today is June 12. Last night my brother and I stayed up until nearly 2 a.m. creating my ideal schedule for fall classes at the University of...

Day 86

Day 86

Bailey Stover June 11, 2020

One day down, one to go. Today is June 11. After consistently waking up later than 9 a.m. for the past several weeks, having to get up by 8:40 a.m. was miserable. I was confused and cranky and definitely...

Day 83

Day 83

Bailey Stover June 8, 2020

Productive Mondays kind of are the best. Today is June 8. The last few days I’d let some of my responsibilities slide, so today I decided to check several items off my to do list. Following a plate...

Day 60

Day 60

Bailey Stover May 16, 2020

Graduation party, anyone? Today is May 16. At this point, I’m just annoyed with the absurd amount of sleep my body is demanding. Seriously, shouldn’t I be able to get out of bed before the day is...

Day 49

Day 49

Bailey Stover May 5, 2020

Happy Cinco de Mayo. Today is May 5. My sleep schedule is an absolute mess, and staying up past midnight talking to my mom definitely didn’t help it. Because I wasn’t able to get to sleep until nearly...

Day 42

Day 42

Bailey Stover April 28, 2020

The sky shows its beauty after a storm. Today is April 28. I’m going on record saying last night was probably the worst night’s sleep I’ve gotten in a while. I didn’t get to bed until nearly 12:30...

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