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Editorial: It’s time for a drunk driving wake-up call

Cat Renner May 31, 2017

Just imagine if you were a parent and got a call from a California Highway Patrol officer about your child. Immediately, your heart would drop and you would feel sick to the stomach, trying to wake up...

FFA Members who attended the State Convention included: seniors Laurel Stine, Mary Foles, Elizabeth Enke, juniors Jaytyn Collier, Julia Yoder, CJ Paul, Sam Nichols, Cat Renner and sophomore Samuel Davis. Courtesy photo

FFA Bruins build their skills at State Convention

Cat Renner May 25, 2017

Bruins are gaining leadership skills faster than you can say FFA. The California FFA State Leadership Conference was held on April 20-25 in Fresno, California. The Bear River FFA Chapter had 28 members...

From left, Grace OCallaghan, a senior, Elizabeth Enke, a senior, Justin Kilgore, a junior, Jaytyn Collier, a junior, and Mary Foles, a senior, show off the silver bowl they won at the Ag Sales State Finals. Courtesy photo

FFA claims State Sales title

Cat Renner May 9, 2017

FFA used their salesmanship to conquer the state competition. The Bear River FFA Agricultural Sales team traveled to Cosumnes River College on April 8 to compete in the Ag Sales State Finals Competition...

Traffic on Highway 49 just outside Auburn. Photo by Bella Batula

Editorial: Hwy 49 petition enhances safety among Bruins

Cat Renner March 29, 2017

Bear River High School is a driving force in promoting the “Fix Highway 49” petition. As well as many students and staff members on campus, we at The Current strongly support the "Fix Highway 49"...

Bear River FFA members pose after a recent Sectional Speaking competition. Courtesy photo

Bruins dominate at NU-hosted speaking contests

Cat Renner March 9, 2017

Bear River Agriculture students saw gold at the Sectional Contest. At at the Sierra Buttes Sectional Contest at Nevada Union High School on February 28, three Bruins took home first place honors: Junior...

Mr. Paasch, the leading agriculture teacher at Bear River, poses in his Western Wednesday  attire.  Photo by Jared Pittsley

Ag students raise awareness for FFA Week

Cat Renner February 28, 2017

Bear River Ag students took big steps to advocate National FFA Week. Each year, chapters around the country celebrate National FFA Week. It's a time for Agriculture students to share with local, state...

The Parliamentary Procedure team includes Laurel Stine, Elizabeth Enke, Sam Davis, Sam Nichols, Jaytyn Collier, and Mary Foles. Courtesy photo

Bruins place 6th at Modesto Parli Pro competition

Cat Renner February 14, 2017

Bear River FFA has added more ribbons to their trophy shelf. On February 4, the Bear River Novice and Advanced FFA Parliamentary Procedure teams traveled to Modesto to attend a statewide competition....

Juniors Lauren Glomson, Gabrielle Royston and Rachel Setting condition for softball tryouts.  Photo by Jared Pittsley

Take a swing at Softball tryouts

Cat Renner February 7, 2017

Bruin softball players are swinging their way into a new season. Bear River coaches are calling for all past and incoming softball players to attend the tryouts that will be held on the varsity softball...

Jamie Slining, a junior, believes Taekwondo teaches qualities that can be helpful for the future.  Photo by Hailey Juergenson

Jamie Slining: Rising Taekwondo star

Cat Renner January 17, 2017

One Bruin has fought her way to the top. Bear River junior Jamie Slining is exceptionally committed to the sport of Taekwondo and commits up to five days a week to practice. She has been participating...

From left, Maddie Prechter, a junior, and Kailie Bisagno, a senior, are upcoming stars in the beef industry. Courtesy photo

Cattle shows pave way for beef industry careers

Cat Renner December 14, 2016

As two Bruins excel at cattle shows, the beef industry is taking notice. Bear River students Kailie Bisagno, a senior, and Maddie Prechter, a junior, raise breeding and beef cattle on their property...

Seniors Nicole Fishman and Olivia Herider, in a festive hat, study in the library. Photo by Jacob Thrasher

Snow, family, fun in store for Bruins over break

Cat Renner December 7, 2016

With the closing of the first semester, Bruins are happy for the holidays. Bear River students are very excited to enjoy two weeks off for holiday break. Winter break, December 17 to January 2, is a...

Ag Teacher Tim Reid leaves the D-Wing on his last day. Photo by Jared Pittsley

Beloved teacher Tim Reid takes VP job at NU

Cat Renner November 10, 2016

The Bear River FFA program has lost an iconic teacher. Recently, the Vice Principal position at Nevada Union High School became open; Bear River's Ag Mechanics Teacher Tim Reid has accepted the position....

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