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RBRO members kick off a year of service

RBRO members kick off a year of service

Rock Bridge Reaches Out had five different cores hold meetings this week. After our long Labor Day weekend we kicked it into high gear with three Tuesday meetings. Relay for Life had a big turnout after school. One of our core leaders, Joanna Zhang, helped the group plan a bake sale to start raising money […]

RBRO welcomes new volunteers

RBRO welcomes new volunteers

Today, Rock Bridge Reaches Out had our two informational meetings and got to share our 11 core groups with Rock Bridge students. We had our 33 core leaders speak about the wonderful things they’re going to do this year. In case you missed out, here’s a recap: Art that Matters does various art projects for the […]

RBRO lends a hand at the Reece Raises Hope BBQ

RBRO lends a hand at the Reece Raises Hope BBQ

Last Saturday the Reece Raises Hope Foundation held their annual BBQ to raise money for the Ronald McDonald House. It was a sweltering day at Twin Lakes Park but our volunteers stuck it out for the five-hour event. RBRO helped monitor the bounce house, serve food and face paint. The event raised over $7,000, which […]

The Intersection entertains kids with tie-dye

The Intersection entertains kids with tie-dye

  Yesterday we celebrated a successful year at the Intersection with a tie-dye extravaganza. It was gorgeous outside so we were able to go wild with all of the vibrant colors. The kids got to create masterpeices on socks and shirts. However, we accidently bought some really small shirts that wouldn’t fit anyone there. We […]

RBRO wins Hero award

Tonight at a banquet at Stoney Creek Inn, the winners of the Columbia Daily Tribune’s Hero Awards were announced. RBRO was nominated for our work with The Intersection and was in the Youth Volunteer category along with Boy Scouts Troop 706, Mary Cleek, Madison Falcone and Cierra L. Nelson. The five core leaders for the […]

Dodgeball tournament raises over $800 for the Intersection

Last Saturday, teachers and students alike gathered at the Christian Fellowship Church gym for a battle of epic proportions. The Intersection core group of RBRO was hosting their 2nd dodgeball tournament of the year in hopes of raising more money for the after-school program. We had nine teams participate this time, an increase over the […]

Intersection core group nominated for Hero Award

RBRO recently received a letter from the Columbia Daily Tribune informing us that the Intersection core group had been nominated by Dana Battison, the founder of the Intersection, for the Hero Award. The Hero Awards are intended to recognize outstanding volunteers in the community. The nominees are all invited to a reception, which our five […]

RBRO celebrates Valentine’s Day with the residents of Southampton

In addition to our Wednesday visit to the Southampton nursing home this week, the students involved in Wheelers and Dealers helped to make the residents’ Valentine’s Day a bit more special. Tuesday afternoon, about eight members got together after school and made 100 cards for the residents. It was a test of wit to come […]

RBRO kicks off first semester

RBRO kicks off first semester

RBRO hit the ground running this year, holding our first volunteer event on the first day of second semester. We kicked things off with a trip to the Food Bank, packaging Cheerios for the Buddy Pack Program. The Intersection group has also kept busy. Their activities have included an egg drop competition and making pizza […]

RBRO’s Adopt-a-Resident program concludes with Christmas party

RBRO’s Adopt-a-Resident program concludes with Christmas party

This winter Sophi Farid, one of the core leaders of RBRO’s Wheelers and Dealers, decided to start an Adopt-a-Resident program at Rock Bridge. She wanted to make the holidays special for the residents at South Hampton Nursing Home. Sophi asked students to “adopt a resident” by buying a Christmas gift for them. All of the […]

RBRO helps create holiday memories at the Intersection

RBRO helps create holiday memories at the Intersection

Over the past few weeks, RBRO has had lots of holiday fun with the kids at the Intersection. From candle making to a talent show, holiday spirit has been shared through many activities. One of the most exciting events was making gingerbread houses. Graham crackers, marshmallows, licorice and chocolate chips were the building materials of […]

Rock Bridge Reaches Out

Rock Bridge Reaches Out

RBRO is Rock Bridge’s largest service club, made up of groups that span from playing cards with the elderly to cooking with kids, from making fleece blankets to cleaning up the community. Check out the various clubs in graphic form, and read interviews with a core leader from each. Click here to view the Rock […]

RBRO partners with Tri Theta to spread holiday cheer

RBRO partners with Tri Theta to spread holiday cheer

This afternoon, about 20 volunteers congregated in the RBHS cafeteria with one goal in mind: to share the Christmas spirit with children by stepping in as Santa’s helpers. For the past few years, RBHS has helped with the Letters from Santa program done by the University of Missouri-Columbia’s YMCA. The YMCA receives information from parents about […]

Dodgeball tourney raises money for Intersection

Dodgeball tourney raises money for Intersection

Music by Bensound.com Video by Urmila Kutikkad On the afternoon of Saturday, Nov. 10, teams of RBHS students and Intersection members gathered for an intense dodgeball tournament. Each team paid 50 dollars to play, and with a total of six teams, the tournament raised $300 for the Intersection, an “after-school and community program that RBRO […]

RBRO Participates in the Intersection Dodgeball Tournament

RBRO Participates in the Intersection Dodgeball Tournament

This Saturday, Nov. 10, we had five RBHS teams competing in a Dodgeball Tournament to raise money for the Intersection, an after school program that RBRO volunteers at Monday-Friday. We had a great turn out and raised $300. The five teams were all in pursuit of the same goal, a golden toilet seat. The matches […]

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