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Jackie Nichols is the mother of the Rock staff, otherwise known as managing editor. Among her many talents such as winning over the baseball team and mastering the art of nanny-hood, she also organizes the chaotic atmosphere of the journalism lab, coordinates trips to different conventions and all-in-all pulls together the loose ends of the staff. Jackie is not only managing editor but a staff writer and design editor as well. This coming fall she will be studying Journalism at Mizzou.

Passion inspires junior in modeling career

Passion inspires junior in modeling career

Unlike most little girls, junior Maddie Jones did not want to be a princess when she grew up, nor did she have any intention of “showing off her body” when…

Jays prove easy competition for Bruins

Jays prove easy competition for Bruins

The sound of the ball smacking a wooden bat was familiar last night as the Bruin baseball team faced Jefferson City on Tuesday, May 1. Sophomore Kyle Teter opened the…

Journalism staff honored at national convention

Journalism staff honored at national convention

This past weekend the staff of The Rock traveled to Seattle, Wa. to attend the National Scholastic Press Association (NSPA) journalism convention. For the first time in the RBHS journalism…

Meet Eli Sherman, candidate for student body president

Meet Eli Sherman, candidate for student body president

Why are you running for this position? Because I feel like Rock Bridge has such a cool culture and unique spirit about it that I want to keep it going…

Meet Sam Keller, candidate for student body treasurer

Meet Sam Keller, candidate for student body treasurer

Why are you running for this position? I’m running for treasurer because I’ve always been good with money; it’s a little cliche. I love Rock Bridge, and I’d like to…

Doodling provides benefits

Doodling provides benefits

What do the random, scribbled drawings crowding the margins of most high school students’ papers mean? When participants catch themselves scribbling away, they usually attribute their doodles to boredom, but…

Bruins triumph at baseball home opener

Bruins triumph at baseball home opener

The Bruin boys started their season playing successful defense, obtaining three quick outs against the Waynesville Tigers in a matter of minutes Friday. When it was the Bruins’ turn to bat, senior…

Sophomores enhance boys’ basketball

Sophomores enhance boys’ basketball

On game days most varsity basketball players have the option of sleeping in, taking a nap before the game or running errands during their AUTs. Jackson Dubinski and Nick Norton…

Boys basketball repeats win over Hickman

Boys basketball repeats win over Hickman

“20 in a row!” The Bru-Crew shouted to their Hickman rivals as the clock on the varsity game dwindled down. Tonight, Jan. 24 marked the 20th straight victory over the…

Evers meets emerging country musician

Evers meets emerging country musician

Last night at the Mizzou Arena, individual performers Hunter Hayes, Sara Evans opened for the band Rascal Flatts as part of the Thaw Out Tour. Tickets ranged from $23-$54 and…

Youth step up with loss of seniors

As basketball season rolled around, the team realized the lack of veteran leaders attending tryouts and practice. Besides the five seniors who graduated last year, four returning players will not…

A tale of 2 houses

A tale of 2 houses

Switching houses and families for a week allowed us to peer into lives of foreign exchange students and those who leave RBHS to live overseas though they are away from…

JV football enjoys more personal game

It’s not the Friday night lights that pump up the guys on the JV football team. Unlike the varsity squad the JV players do not get to stand in the…

Heads up: Bruins defeat Kewpies 6-0

Heads up: Bruins defeat Kewpies 6-0

The boys soccer team took its second victory of the season against cross-town rival Hickman High School  Tuesday, Oct. 11. The Bruins dominated the Kewpies 6-0. Senior Ryan Schmidt scored…

Football underdogs bond together as one

Football underdogs bond together as one

A boxer since the beginning of high school, senior Josh Powell is still hitting people, but this fall it’s on the gridiron. Accustomed to fighting guys in the ring, he…