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Senior Austin Slining poses for a picture in his graduation cap. Photo by Martin Foster.

Seniors frustrated with graduation ceremony changes

Amy Burcham May 29, 2019

Graduation is a big deal; finally being done with high school, and getting to do something with your life and decide where you want to go from there can be very freeing. This year at Bear River, some...

Freshman Cheyenne Strong, Carter Nunnink, and Grace Douden takes a glance at a poster of the movie Five Feet Apart.  Photo by Makenna Hensley

Review: Five Feet Apart doesn’t go the extra mile

Amy Burcham April 8, 2019

There has been a lot of buzz about the movies being released in 2019. There are sequels, remakes and new movies. One of the new movies that was just released is a movie called Five Feet Apart, with beloved...

Host student Junior Catherine Desplancke sits in class with Japanese exchange student Nanami.  Photo by Zach Fink.

Bruins bond with sister school Kaisei

Amy Burcham March 18, 2019

Recently, several Japanese exchange students came to America for a week to experience high school culture in the United States. Some students might not have realized, but Bear River has a sister school...

Guide Dogs for the Blind holds a meeting. Guide Dogs for the Blind has been frustrated about their lack of yearbook representation.  Photo by Maddie Meilinger

Programs and clubs disappointed in yearbook

Amy Burcham February 25, 2019

When you grow older, your high school yearbook is one of the biggest collection of memories that you have from your high school years. Bear River High School has so many organizations and clubs that a...

Senior Rochelle Kneemeyer often treats her friends to chocolate on Valentines Day.  Photo by Martin Foster.

How to be single on Valentine’s Day

Amy Burcham February 12, 2019

Valentine’s Day is the holiday on which Cupid is ‘celebrated,' or the day on which couples act all lovey-dovey. This year some Bruins wanted to express their thoughts on how to be single on Valentine’s...

FFA supervisor and agricultural science teacher Steven Paasch is one of the three teachers that have left the Bruin family this past school year. Photo by Bella Ferrari

FFA Leadership Conference brings best out of students

Amy Burcham January 22, 2019

Every year, an Advanced Leadership Academy/Made For Excellence (ALA/MFE) conference takes place, resulting in an FFA Bear River chapter return. With the excitement comes eager new students who are excited...

Eighth grade students from around Nevada County explore what Bear River has to offer. Photo by Emily Bakey

Future Bruins welcomed with open arms

Amy Burcham December 7, 2018

With the first semester coming to a close, Bear River High School began the process of welcoming future Bruins into the Bruin family. Every year, Bear River High School holds an event called Future Bruins...

Key Club Supervisor Jeff Carrow shows his class the contents of one of the shoeboxes that he packed for Operation Christmas Child.  Photo by Zach Fink.

Key Club plans for charitable holiday season

Amy Burcham November 7, 2018

Participation in community service is the Key to unlocking a better future. The Bear River High School Key Club plans many opportunities to help out the community during the holiday season each and every...

Operations Manager Paul Mont-Elon was the one to report gunshots on October 19th.  Photo by Bella Ferrari.

Unexpected lockdown leaves Bruins alarmed

Amy Burcham November 7, 2018

A recent lockdown at Bear River had Bruins reflecting on the possibility of a future violent situation on campus. On Friday, October 19th, Bear River High School was put on lockdown. The school was in...

Junior Gabi Corallejo hugs her boyfriend Junior Wyatt Ronk. Photo by Zach Fink

Is high school love real?

Amy Burcham October 9, 2018

In movies, we see so many examples of high schoolers that supposedly find love: Troy and Gabriella, Danny and Sandy, Harry Potter and Ginny Weasley. We hear stories of "high school sweethearts," but these...

Freshmen get ready for a game of dodgeball. Photo by Maddie Meilinger

Freshmen face down high school fears

Amy Burcham September 7, 2018

Instead of being the ones thrown in the trash can, freshmen at Bear River have the opportunity to throw away their fears as they step into a new world. Think back to when you were a freshman -- maybe...

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