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Special Education Aide Lorita Riedel helps senior Kyle Christensen with his work. Photo by Bella Batula

Fighting ‘senioritis,’ students push to graduate

Mia Deen-Baum May 23, 2017

As the year comes to a close, counselors are worrying for the at-risk graduates of 2017. Bear River Counselor Cindy HenryGrimm talked about why upperclassmen are letting their grades slip. “There’s...

Senior Paige Zolldan hands over her guide dog Thelma to Claire Mansfield, who is blind. Courtesy Photo

Zolldan’s service dog graduates with honors

Mia Deen-Baum May 11, 2017

If you're considering volunteering as a dog trainer, watch out — you may also be getting a new best friend. Paige Zolldan, a senior, finished her guide dog training. Her dog Thelma was given to Guide...

Mallory Rath, a junior, Alyssa Pulkinghorn and Ashley Albee, seniors, were among players who were recognized as top athletes in the Pioneer Valley League. Photo by Brandon McGinnis

Girls Basketball players earn league honors

Mia Deen-Baum April 28, 2017

After a very successful basketball season, five girls from Bear River’s Girls Varsity Basketball team were chosen to receive the All-Pioneer Valley League title. Senior post player Ashley Albee talked...

Andrew Rolland, a senior, gives blood.  Photo by Brandon McGinnis

Bruins host blood drive, save lives

Mia Deen-Baum March 14, 2017

Bruins were pumped to help the community through blood drive. On Monday, February 6, Bear River hosted a blood drive put on by Blood Source where students gave blood to patients in need. Stephanie...

Coral McLaughlin, a senior, shows off her Computer Science portfolio.  Photo by Jared Pittsley

Bruin honored for Computer Science skills

Mia Deen-Baum March 9, 2017

The National Center for Women & Information Technology handed out Aspiration Applications to only twenty girls in Northern California and none other than a Bear River student won the award. Senior...

Aidan Conley, a senior, is an AP Art student at Bear River. Photo by Brandon McGinnis

AP Art students see life in color

Mia Deen-Baum February 19, 2017

AP Art students are brushing up their skills and have high hopes for their future as artists. The AP Art class is only for the best of the best art students in Bear River High School. All year, students...

Lucy Livingston, a junior, takes a shot at the goal.  Photo by Brandon McGinnis

Girls Soccer overcoming rain, competitors

Mia Deen-Baum February 8, 2017

Bruins are kicking off the soccer season, fighting both weather as well as opponents. The Girls Soccer team continues to compete this year, despite many weather issues due to the CIF season change. Savannah...

Coach Kevin Figueroa talks with Bruin wrestlers Micah Warner, a sophomore, and Skylar Allen, a junior, while other wrestlers prepare to practice. Photo by Jared Pittsley

Wrestling team has new techniques, tourney hopes

Mia Deen-Baum January 20, 2017

Bear River wrestlers have pinned down a great season and one of them might be taking it all the way to state. Increased talent and new techniques have Bruins wrestlers showing strong at tournaments this...

New freshmen Josh Miller and Jacqueline Lopez are enjoying Bear River. Photos by Hailey Juergenson, Alyssa Rice

New freshmen get acquainted with Bear River

Mia Deen-Baum December 13, 2016

Two new freshmen from completely different worlds told us how they liked Bear River. Jaqueline Lopez, a freshmen student from Mexico, said she likes Bear River. “I like it a lot," she said. "One of...

Parents and eighth graders visited campus for Future Bruins Day. Photo by Brandon McGinnis

Middle schoolers get a taste of Bear River

Mia Deen-Baum December 13, 2016

"Future Bruins" got a sneak peek of what Bear River has to offer. Future Bruins Day, held on December 8, was a day for 8th graders from all over Nevada County to tour Bear River High School as they considered...

Editorial Cartoon by Desi Kreiter

Editorial: Football casts a big shadow

Mia Deen-Baum November 21, 2016

At Bear River High School, football is king... Sometimes at the expense of other sports. We at The Current think that's unfair. “Football games tend to be our most highly-attended athletic events,...

The Girls Varsity Volleyball Team has made it to playoffs. Photo by Alyssa Rice

Volleyball playoffs crown a winning season

Mia Deen-Baum November 10, 2016

Bear River Varsity Volleyball is coming to an end with this season’s playoffs. Ashley Albee, a junior, is more than happy with the outcome of this year's Varsity Volleyball season. “So I’m super...

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