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When Bruins socialize during lunch, many of them are distracted by their cell phones.  Photo by Sonora Slater

Technology: Death of communication or simply a change?

Jaden Watson May 29, 2018

Students are increasingly detached from the real world, choosing to communicate primarily through their cell phones — there is much debate over the impact of this change to the way teenagers connect...

Sophomore Savannah Rodriguez shakes hands with her partner during a Breaking Down The Walls exercise. Photo by Sarah DeRise

Editorial: Breaking Down The Walls made us better

Jaden Watson March 31, 2018

Every two years, Bruins participate in Breaking Down the Walls, a social barrier breaking program founded by Phil Boyte. Students have had differing views on this program. We at The Current find Breaking...

The Hype, which includes Trevor Chandler, a senior, Lukas Brodie, a senior, Cal Wilson, a junior, and Matt Snyder, a senior, perform at the annual Bear River Talent Show. Photo by Taylor Wohlgemuth

Annual Talent Show impresses for charity

Jaden Watson March 2, 2018

Students and staff were dazzled by the 12th Annual Talent Show organized by Bear River Key Club. February 22, 2018, marked the opening day of the Bear River Talent Show. Talent Show producer and Social...

Freshmen Cadyn Wilson and Dylan Maro work on Chromebooks in Frosh Tech. Photo by Taylor  Wohlgemuth

Freshmen reflect on high school

Jaden Watson February 6, 2018

With the first semester behind us, freshmen are reflecting on their first experiences of high school. December 21, 2017 marked the end of the first semester, and Freshmen have a lot to talk about. Students...

Varsity Basketball player Justin Powell, a sophomore, practices in the gym. Photo by McKenna Hisaw

Boys Basketball players honing their game

Jaden Watson January 3, 2018

Bruins are hoping to box-out all the competition this season. Players on the Varsity Boys Basketball team said they are ready and excited for the upcoming season. Brekyn Vasquez, a Varsity player and...

Natalie Hubacz, at center, is all smiles. The senior is the president of Bear Rivers Hiking Club. Photo by McKenna Hisaw

Hiking Club in step with Bruins

Jaden Watson November 27, 2017

Put on your hiking boots and go on an adventure with Bear River's Hiking Club. The club meets every other Friday in A209 at lunch to discuss and vote on which trails they want to hike on, which are selected...

Sophomores Zaed Ismail, Dylan Walters, Wes Conley and Freshmen George Kliver and Erik Romero enjoy the Smash Club booth at Club Rush.
 Photo by McKenna Hisaw

Leaders assess Club Rush results

Jaden Watson October 4, 2017

With Club Rush long over, various programs on campus are reflecting on their successes.  Club Rush, an annual Bear River event, took place on September 13. Club Rush allows the clubs to advertise themselves...

Editorial Cartoon by Desi Kreiter

Editorial: Deactivation of Bruin phones is a gray issue

Jaden Watson September 20, 2017

Put that phone away! Haven’t you heard the new policy? The start of the new year brings with it some new guidelines surrounding cell phone use in the classroom at Bear River. According to teachers,...

Freshmen study in Jeffrey Bickmores Frosh Health class. Photo by Hailey Juergenson

Mixed feelings as Bruins return to school

Jaden Watson August 25, 2017

Bear River students woke up early on August 16, brushed their teeth, put on new clothes, ate breakfast, and set off for the new school year. For some Bruins, there were mixed emotions. Jazzlyn Jasper,...

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