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Columbia Public Schools

CPS must adopt pass/fail grading system for the well-being of students

Will Cover
In this time of crisis from COVID-19, it’s imperative educators put the well-being of students above homework and grades, just as they did by closing...

Housing reparations necessary to counteract redlining, institutionalized racism

Will Cover
Housing has been the most egregious instance of discrimination in America's economy, with a 32.5% gap in homeownership between black and white Americans. This in...

Online classes allow for procrastination, cheating

Bearing News Staff
Online classes provide a one-size fits all approach that does not cater to students. Companies such as Edgenuity and the University of Missouri K-12 use...

Courtwarming fundraiser results in injury

Ann Fitzmaurice
After a courtwarming "pie in the face" fundraiser got out of hand during A lunch, Administration warned students about the intensity of their throws, which...

Tried, tested, not true: moving on provides insight into self-worth

Ann Fitzmaurice
Every single time I took the American College Testing (ACT) exam, save one, I cried when I received my score. It took me six attempts...

Counseling department opens Missouri Girls State applications

Ji-Sung Lee
The application process for Missouri Girls State is open to RBHS junior girls. The deadline is Jan. 25....

CPS explains early release, extracurricular cancellations

Multiple Authors
The district explains the purpose behind the early release day, extracurricular cancellations and how they came to those decisions....

CPS esports clubs participate in esports exhibition Dec. 8

Isaac Parrish
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The price of dreams

Ann Fitzmaurice
Parents sacrifice personal aspirations for filial fulfillment. Students and teachers reflect on what they have given up to achieve their goals....