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Bruins goof around during a break.
Photo by Taylor Wohlgemuth

Adulthood: Justified by age or maturity?

Ciana DeMink June 29, 2018

When students reach senior year, they tend to feel a sense of superiority and responsibility, an instinctive reaction to their proximity to adulthood which changes the very way they walk the halls of Bear...

Vice Principal Cathy Peterson has worked in the Nevada Joint Union High School District for over 40 years. Photo by Taylor Wohlgemuth

Cathy Peterson: A Nevada County education icon for 42 years

Ciana DeMink May 7, 2018

When most students see the vice principal walking down the hallways of Bear River, they get nervous, probably thinking something along the lines of 'I'm about to get in trouble.' What many don't realize...

School Site Technician Stephanie OCallaghan shows the control board where the alarms are controlled. Photo by Kalei Owen

Bruins react as staff aim to increase emergency preparedness

Ciana DeMink April 25, 2018

The February 28 fire alarm panic ignited many opinions on school safety and raised the question — how prepared are Bruins for emergency situations?  Many students seem not to know the difference between...

Editorial cartoon by Desi Kreiter

Editorial: Valentine’s Day isn’t only day for love

Ciana DeMink February 14, 2018

Many view Valentine’s Day as a holiday only couples enjoy. Due to the fact that many people spend copious amounts of money on material items for their significant others, the holiday has become desensitized...

Seniors Garrett Graves, Dylan Hayes, Dylan King and C.J. Paul are relaxed in Economics class. Photo by McKenna Hisaw

‘Senioritis’ in full effect

Ciana DeMink January 19, 2018

"Senioritis" is a common high school myth that explains Seniors ever-slowing academic drive during the second semester of the school year. Most seniors would argue that, though Senioritis is not a diagnosable...

Sophomore Ian Hayes and Senior Emilia Frank sit in Physics. Both students are currently  working through physical injuries. Photo by McKenna Hisaw

Bruins face spectrum of disabilities, services

Ciana DeMink December 11, 2017

At Bear River, the student body is no stranger to adversity, such as broken limbs or minor learning disabilities. But have you ever wondered why the school is completely void of any students with severe...

Senior Hunter Kennedy studies in the library. Kennedy is known for his Intellectual & Creative Curiosity. Photo by Taylor Wohlgemuth

Core Values: Kennedy an icon of intellectual curiosity

Ciana DeMink November 29, 2017

At Bear River, when Intellectual and Creative Curiosity is mentioned, one name comes to mind: Hunter Kennedy. Hunter, a senior, is well known for his intelligence, but also for his kind personality and...

Cameron McIntyre, a junior, fearfully clutches a school milk. Photo by McKenna Hisaw

Appeasing cafeteria crowd is a tough order

Ciana DeMink October 23, 2017

School lunch has had a repeatedly negative stereotype in American pop culture. People may think of hair nets, piles of slop, and grouchy lunch ladies, however, here at Bear River, we are fortunate to...

Jack McCrory poses with his dog Bandit. Photo by Hailey Juergenson

McCrory making strides as cancer shrinks

Ciana DeMink September 19, 2017

Jack McCrory. Sounds familiar doesn’t it? It is a name that everyone at Bear River High School is familiar with, even the freshmen, though they probably correlate it simply with a name on the gymnasium....

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