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The memorial pole for seniors Joe  Rantz and Jude (Alex) Douden. Photo by Bella Batula

Students remember lost friends with end of year activities

Sarah DeRise June 2, 2017

The Bear River community is finding creative ways to keep Joe and Jude in our hearts. There are several tributes and memorials for seniors Joe Rantz and Jude (Alex) Douden as the year comes to an end....

Sarah DeRise, a junior, interviews Activities Director Matt MacDonald about the tradition of prom and how it gets put together. Photo by Bella Batula

Excitement growing for ‘Garden de L’amour’ prom

Sarah DeRise May 16, 2017

Bruins are dancing with excitement for prom. Students are ready for the Garden de L’amour prom on May 20th. The dance is from 7 to 11 p.m. and tickets are $50. Passes for guests under 21, which had...

Lindsey Stafford, a junior, shows the work ethic that can occur in the fourth quarter. Photo by Bella Batula

4th quarter choice: ‘Senioritis’ or grade salvation

Sarah DeRise April 25, 2017

Spring fever is fueling “Senioritis.” Despite the staff’s wishes for Bruins to keep going strong during the fourth quarter, many students are unfocused because of their anticipation for summer....

The cast of And Then There Were None gather for the first act of the play. Photo by Brandon McGinnis

Bruins applaud “And Then There Were None”

Sarah DeRise April 19, 2017

The audience was dying for more murder mystery at "And Then There Were None." The cast of Drama Teacher Sara Noah’s adaptation of Agatha Christie's novel performed at the Bear River Theater March 29-31...

Yearbook Teacher Christina Levinson looks over the Track Section of the Yearbook. Photo by Bella Batula

Yearbook staff racing to sell books

Sarah DeRise March 17, 2017

Don’t turn the page without buying a yearbook. Bear River’s Yearbook staff has created a great product, but are anxious to meet their sales goal for the 2016-2017 school year. According to Yearbook...

Freshmen Boys Basketball Coach Joey Jergo,  alongside Assistant Junior Varsity Coach Rob Tucker speaking to the JV boys basketball team. Photo by Claire Schad

Frosh coach reflects on promising season

Sarah DeRise March 13, 2017

This article is fourth in a series about new coaches at Bear River. Upon reflecting on the Freshmen Boys Basketball season, Coach Joey Jergo sees losses but, more importantly, amazing potential. Coach...

Randy Billingsley became the new Varsity Girls Basketball Coach at the beginning of the season.  Photo by Bella Batula

New coach leads Varsity Girls Basketball

Sarah DeRise February 20, 2017

This article is second in a series about new coaches at Bear River. Bear River’s Girls' Varsity Basketball Team scored a great coach. At the start of the season, Coach Randy Billingsley came to Bear...

Vice Principal Cathy Peterson demonstrates the locking mechanism used during the shelter in place procedure.  Photo by Brandon McGinnis

Bruins ‘shelter in place’ after nearby robbery

Sarah DeRise February 1, 2017

Bruins were trapped in their classrooms for their own safety during a recent bank robbery. On January 26, students were put under a “shelter in place” during their second period class and held 20 minutes...

Drama Teacher Sara Noah poses with the script of her adaption of And Then There Were None. Photo by Brandon McGinnis

Drama department sets stage for casting

Sarah DeRise January 20, 2017

It's not a mystery that people are looking forward to Drama Teacher Sara Noah’s adaptation of "And Then There Were None." According to Mrs. Noah, auditions for Bear River’s next play are Monday, Jan....

Coach Joey Jergo gives the Freshmen Basketball Team a pep talk. Photo by Sarah DeRise

Freshmen basketball boys sweep first tourney

Sarah DeRise December 12, 2016

The Freshman Boys Basketball Team slam dunked three wins at their first high school tournament. On December 1st in the McCrory gym, the Freshman Bruins showed extreme potential with a 68-28 lead against...

Seniors Bridgitte Anderson and Ella Beardsley took part in Operation Christmas Child. Photo by Jared Pittsley

Bruins deliver good cheer with Operation Christmas Child

Sarah DeRise December 2, 2016

Bear River students sent good tidings to families in need this holiday season. Government Teacher Jeff Carrow got the Bruins in his classes to participate in this year's Operation Christmas Child, put...

Interim Ag Mechanics teacher Bailey Kirby helps freshman Reid Zolldan. Photo by Alyssa Rice

Meet Ms. Kirby

Sarah DeRise November 16, 2016

Ag Mechanics is welding together a new team dynamic with interim replacement Bailey Kirby. On November 2nd, the previous teacher, Tim Reid, took the job of assistant principal at Nevada Union High...

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