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Junior Caleb Lowrys chromebook is restricted by the newly installed security program, GoGuardian.  Photo by Makenna Hensley.

Mixed feelings over new chromebook security

Jacob Knox June 4, 2019

Many students have already noticed that a new program has been installed on their Chromebooks: an extension called GoGuardian. Although no information was given at the time of installation, many Bruins...

Team Llamas works on their backdrop before State competition.  Photo by Zach Fink.

What does Odyssey of the Mind actually do?

Jacob Knox April 3, 2019

Bear River is a big campus, and you can find clubs and organizations around every corner. Some of these clubs are well known, but one of them remains a mystery from the majority of Bruins, even though...

Junior Leo Jackson sports a shirt from the recent blood drive hosted at Bear River.  Photo by Maddie Meilinger.

Bruins were pumped to donate blood

Jacob Knox March 19, 2019

Bruins lined up to help the community by giving blood in the recent blood drive. On Thursday, March 14, Bear River hosted a blood drive in which eligible and willing students donated their blood cells...

Juniors Lena Borba-Kaiser and Paris Olivolo walk around campus, both of them holding their phones.  Photo by Emily Bakey.

Internet valuable resource for curious Bruins

Jacob Knox March 4, 2019

The boom in technology that has happened over the past few decades had completely changed many aspects of society. Communication and entertainment are two of the most commonly cited cultural alterations,...

Nathan Van Patten has a discussion with English Teacher Sara Noah. Mrs. Noah believes that students should make efforts to expand their vocabularies. Photo by Maddie Meilinger

Do our vocabularies stagnate in high school?

Jacob Knox November 20, 2018

While perambulating through a lateritious precinct, do you ever gasconade about your circumlocution? Chances are, you understood nothing about that sentence. In elementary and middle school, we were taught...

Computer Science Teacher Jeremy Kerr leads his students. Photo by Zach Fink

Kerr brings new life to BR’s Comp Sci program

Jacob Knox October 2, 2018

Jeremy Kerr, Bear River's Head Junior Varsity Football coach and previous long-term substitute, is returning to Bear River to teach Computer Science as a full-time teacher for the 2018-19 school year. Last...

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