AROUND THE BEND

Bear Tunes

Devante Mosley, Staff Writer

February 2, 2016

Music is defined as vocal or instrumental sounds (or both) combined in such a way as to produce beauty of form, harmony, and expression of emotion. Music is a big part in high school life for many students and for most student...

RHS Cinemax

Sultan Hameen, Staff Writer

February 2, 2016

The movie industry is kicking out more and more movies in 2015. The last part of the year is when some of the best movies came to theaters. The movie that grossed the most money this year was Jurassic World it made $652,198,011....

Popular TV and Movies at the Bend

Kierra Forsythe, Staff Writer

February 2, 2016

Riverbend High School has a wide variety of students that are enrolled. This was shown by the many different responses to a poll taken on television shows and movies. There weren’t any shows that were significantly favored over...

Hunger Games

Kierra Forsythe, Staff Writer

February 2, 2016

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2 was number one over Thanksgiving weekend at box office. From Friday to Sunday, the movie made 51.6 million dollars. The movie was based off the book series The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins. Moc...

DIY Christmas

Grace McKane, Staff Writer

February 2, 2016

The first day of December began the Christmas Season.  Some may be thinking of giving gifts, and other may think of receiving gifts.  Sometimes people don't have enough money to buy presents;  one solution is to make your own...

Coming Soon to Theaters

Sydney Boyd, Entertainment Editor

January 20, 2016

Over the years Pixar has created 15 movies. At the D23 Expo, a biannual Disney convention, that was held on August 14–16, 2015, Pixar announced six new movies set to release through 2019.  Older Disney fans were excited to...

New Things from Apple

Sydney Boyd, Entertainment Editor

January 20, 2016

Apple has been the creators of many products. They have made iPhones, iPods, iPads, Macs, TVs, and Apple Watches. On September 9, 2015, Apple announced new products during a special Apple event. Apple announced the newest edition...

Anime Club

Kierra Forsythe, Staff Writer

October 1, 2015

A new addition to Riverbend’s many clubs is the Anime club. The club is sponsored by Mrs. Dunford, and ran by officers: Kasey Roper and Kassie Phillips. When Mrs. Dunford was asked about her opinion on anime, she simply said,...

In Case You Missed: 57th Grammy Awards and 87th Oscars

Ryan Stewart, Staff Writer

March 27, 2015

The 57th Grammy Awards was live on Sunday, February 8th, and the 87th Oscars were held on February 22nd. Celebrities from around the world gathered to give appreciation and respect to the best artists and producers of 2014. The s...

Fox Catching Season

Dayn Roberts, Staff Writer

March 27, 2015

The wrestling community is seldom greeted with a real wrestling movie. While popular wrestling movies do exist, such as Vision Quest (1985) and Win Win (2011), the wrestling genre is mostly overshadowed by other sports genres, su...

Chris Kyle: American Sniper

Joshua Mann and Dayn Roberts

March 27, 2015

What will most likely become the highest grossing R-rated movie of all time is not only a heartwarming inspirational true story about an American Hero, but also a look into the tragedies and heartbreaks of war. American Sniper...

Leaving Their Mark

Raven Judkins, Staff Writer

January 16, 2015

Senior tile painting is something most seniors look forward to because it allows them to leave a little piece of themselves behind before they go off to college. Senior tile painting is beginning to be a tradition here at Riverbend,...