Infobruin for 
Wednesday, February 6,  2019
"B" Day
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Today's Events and Activities  

Today's Announcements      
  • RBHS Parents!  We are looking for parent chaperones for the upcoming Court Warming Dance on Saturday, February 16th.  If you have some time to share, please signup using the link below.   Thank you so much for your support of our students and our school!

  • RBHS Families: The Debate Team needs your help! This weekend, 2/8-2/9, we are hosting the annual Rock Bridge Invitational in which high schools from around the state will compete against one another in speech and debate events. You can help us by signing up to volunteer any amount of time to judge these awesome kids. Many people signed up last year as a result of our open call in the Info Bruin, and I think they would tell you they enjoyed their time. By going to this link,you will see the time slots where we are still in need of judges. If you are willing and able, the team would be appreciative of your time. No judging experience is required. As a thank you, there is a lovely hospitality lounge with food and drink. If you see a time slot(s) that you could judge, please contact Ben Niewoehner (Speech and Debate Coach) at to express interest. Thanks!

  • There will be a Track and Field Informational Athlete Meeting on Monday, February, 11 4:15 in Coach Blackburn's room (221/224). 

It is a violation to park in Faculty/Staff and Visitor parking. There are about 75 open parking spots near the Construction Classrooms on the back side of the North lot. 

 Valentines Day Surprise! 

  Parents & students may send a Valentine surprise to a       student, teacher or special friend at RBHS.  
Orders must be received by Friday, February 8th.  Orders will be available for pick up Thursday, February 14th. Sponsored by RBHS PTSA.

  • Jostens will be at RBHS on February 11th,12th and 13th from 8:00 am-1:00 pm and from 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm for class ring orders. 


Last day to sign up for Global Village is Friday, 2/8.

FEBRUARY 22, 2019
Sign Up for a Booth online at:
If you are interested in being a part of the
Global Village international fashion show
please complete the form and turn it into Mrs. Ben- Ayed in room 231.

  • Ready, Set, GO RBHS Students, Faculty and Staff are walking across America starting Monday, January 7th .  For every 10,000 steps, or 4 miles of walking, jogging or running you complete, come into the Activities Office and sign your name on a "shoe print:"  The shoe prints will be displayed in the tunnel to show our progress across the 50 States. Our journey starts in COMO; our first stop is KCMO on our way to California.  Let's see how far we can get by SPRING BREAK!
  • The RB Booster Club is selling bricks thru May 2019 to be added to the legacy plaza at the stadium.
    Don't miss out!  Print and mail your form today to cement your student's legacy at RB.  Bricks are open to ALL RB students, not just athletes.  Go Bruins!

     Bruin Legacy Plaza Brick Form
  • R.B.H.S. Counselors presented the 2019 Salute to Seniors community scholarship information to Senior students through their English classes. Salute to Seniors scholarships are community scholarships set up specifically for Rock Bridge and/or Columbia area students!  Salute to Seniors scholarship information can be found on the R.B.H.S. Counseling Scholarship website:


Laurie Adams
Jordan Alexander
Kris Arthur
Sandra Baker
Carolyn Bell
Rex Beltz
Stephanie Brown
Hannah Casey
Marla Clowe
Jackie Collins
John-Mark Cooley
Newton Crosby
Cathy Dweik
David Egan
Chris Fischer
Darlene Grant
Abigail Gorsage
Lacey Hahn
Darryl Heaton
Lisa Holt
Betsy Jones
Alison Kaiser
Samanth Kanago
Kory Kaufman
Holly Kerns
Laura Kessel
Andrew Kinslow
Marie Klein
Eric Knutson

Anne Koppitz
Danielle Lamm
Susan Lidholm
Ben Loeb
Amy McKenzie
Josh Meidel
Michael McGinty
Daryl Moss
Dennis Murphy
Jon Myers
Lisa Nieuwenhuizen
Ben Niewoehner
Teresa Norton
Michele Parker
Donna Piecko
Nancy Ragsdale
Jennifer Rukstad
Pamela Slansky
Carrie Stephenson
Edith Stevens
Robin Stover
Randy Swift
Kevin Taylor
Lesley Thalhuber
Janet Thompson
Jen Turek
Rachel Victor
Melissa Wessel
Scott Wittenborn

Thank you for your support of RBHS PTSA!

Parking permits are $25 for February.   - Any vehicle a student parks at RBHS/CACC must be registered with a parking permit. Please see Darryl Heaton with questions. 
Club Announcements

The Personal Finance Competition
Due to many conflicts with the Feb. 7th date, Personal Finance Challenge information meeting will be moved to Feb. 12 at 8:30 am in room 325.  See Mrs. Lidholm if you have questions.

RBHS PTSA Announcements

To all Rock Bridge PTSA Members,
We are reaching the end of our indoor concessions season and need your help!  We are hosting District Basketball this year which allows for additional revenue for PTSA.  ALL PROCEEDS FROM CONCESSIONS FUND THE PTSA BUDGET AND PTSA MONEY IS SPENT RIGHT HERE AT RBHS!  I have divided shifts into 2 hour blocks in hopes of making the time commitment a little easier this time of year.  If you need help opening the stand, please let me know and I will be happy to get you started.
Working the stand is lots of fun and very simple to do!   Thank you for sharing your time with RBHS and RBHS PTSA!

PTSA Meetings are held at noon on the 2nd Monday of the month during the school year. 

We would like to recognize and thank our RBHS PTSA 2018-19 Business members. 
The Shy Team of Remax Boone Reality
Columbia Associates Architecture and Interior Design
Gerding, Korte, and Chitwood; CPAs
TIG (The Insurance Group) 
Lynn Milyo Pilates
Wilson's Total Fitness
Johnston's Paint and Decorating
Sundvold Financial
Sally C Powell, DDS
Fit Team Global - Cheri's Team
Sara Fougere Catering
McDonald's of Columbia

Counseling Announcement
  • Attention Seniors:  The deadline for many of the Salute to Seniors Community Scholarships is quickly approaching! (Most, but not all, of the scholarship applications are due Feb. 14 by 8:55 a.m.)  Don't miss this opportunity for scholarship money specifically for Rock Bridge students!  You can find all the information about Salute to Seniors scholarships here:

  • Seniors - Want to go to prom, but need help getting a dress?  Cinderella's Closet's mission is to provide formal wear to junior and senior girls with financial need. They provide your dress, shoes, and jewelry, plus tips and tricks for hair and makeup all free of charge! If you would like to make an appointment for your "princess treatment" at Cinderella's Closet, see your counselor for a referral form by Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2019.

  • The Missouri Legislative Black Caucus Foundation (MLBCF) Emerging Leaders Conference will be held on the campus of the University of Missouri (MU) in Columbia, MO from June 22-25, 2019. Emerging Leaders is open to rising 10th, 11th, and 12th grade students across the state of Missouri. This year's conference consists of
    four days of activities that foster leadership development, advocacy skills , interactive activities, legislative debate, and strategic college access-opportunity initiatives. For more information visit:  Apply online at: by March 15, 2019.
  • Summer Enrichment Opportunities:
    (For a more complete list of Summer Enrichment Opportunities visit the Rock Bridge Counseling Summer Enrichment Programs webpage:

  • Leadership in Practice:   Current 9th graders  who exhibit solid character, scholarship and leadership in the school and community, or the potential to lead should consider applying for the MO Chamber Foundation's Leadership in Practice summer program!   Held on the campus of Westminster College in Fulton, the program engages students in profound ways by putting them through hands-on simulations and activities with experienced business and community leaders from around the state. For more information and the application visit:
    Applications are due March 1, 2019.
  • Joyce Ivy Summer Scholars Program:
    The Summer Scholars program provides scholarships for talented female high school students to participate in a summer academic program at one of our partner programs - some of the most rigorous and selective colleges and universities in the country. Summer Scholars may use their scholarship to participate in certain summer academic programs at our partner colleges and universities. Courses are two-weeks or longer in length, and in some cases students are eligible to receive college credit. In most cases, Scholars receive financial aid from the Joyce Ivy Foundation and a partner scholarship from the summer program.  For more information and the application visit: are due March 1, 2019.  
  • R.B.H.S. Counselors presented the 2019 Salute to Seniors community scholarship information to Senior students through their English classes. Salute to Seniors scholarships are community scholarships set up specifically for Rock Bridge and/or Columbia area students!  Salute to Seniors scholarship information can be found on the R.B.H.S. Counseling Scholarship website:

    **For a complete list of current scholarships offerings, visit the Counseling 
    -->Scholarships webpage:
  •  Paxton Keeley Elementary School Scholarship is a $250 scholarship open to a Senior who attended Paxton Keeley for at least one full school year between Kindergarten and 5th grade. More information and the application is available on the Rock Bridge -> Counseling                          -> Scholarships webpage:
    Deadline: Feb. 28, 2019
  • Central Bank of Boone County Diversity Internship - Total Scholarship potential is $10,000/ year + a PAID Internship! Provides $1,250.00 per semester, or $2,500.00 per year, in scholarship funds for diversity scholarship/internship recipients.  The scholarship/internship is renewable for 4 years, or eight semesters based upon the recipient meeting stated academic and work performance goals.The objectives of the program are to provide financial assistance to students wishing to attend the University of Missouri--Columbia, Stephens College, Columbia College, Moberly Area Community College, William Woods, Westminster or other Mid-Missouri colleges; to provide a part-time internship to supplement educational opportunities and income, and to enhance the educational process; to make minority students aware of job opportunities at Central Bank of Boone County and within Central Bank company so they might be encouraged to seek employment with us  once they have obtained their undergraduate degree.  Application Deadline:  February 14, 2019 by 8:55 AM.  Applications should be submitted to Theresa Geyer in the Counseling Office.  Application and additional information is available on the Counseling -->  Scholarships webpage:

Baylor University
Feb. 12, 2019
2:30 PM - 3:15 PM
William Woods University
Feb. 20, 2019
9:00 AM - 9:45 AM
University of Central Missouri
Feb. 20, 2019
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
University of Missouri: Kansas City
Feb. 27, 2019
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

Please sign-up to participate in a College Visit in the Counseling Center!  

A college representative w ill be available to provide school information and answer student questions.  All visits take p lace in the Counseling office.  Please see Mrs. Geyer if you have further questions. 

RBHS Booster Announcements

Rock Bridge HIGH, Rock Bridge LOW, Rock Bridge ROCKS wherever they go!

The Bruin Booster Club promotes school spirit & provides programs & financial support to the athletic teams & student-athletes of Rock Bridge High School (RBHS).  Since 2003, the Booster Club has raised & allocated a significant amount of funds to benefit the Bruin athletic programs.  Those who purchase a Booster Club membership will receive a pass (or passes) to attend all home athletic contests in all seasons.  All money raised through membership dues stays at RBHS to support our student athletes, plus the pass can be less expensive than purchasing individual game tickets throughout a season.