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Editorial: Living in the moment trumps planning for the future

Scout Pettitt May 31, 2020

When people go about their day, they tend to live in the moment and really embrace all that is happening around them, and the students at the BRCurrent agree: that living in the moment is more important...

Furniture can be seen sitting unused through a classroom window due to the transition to distance learning. Photo by Maddie Meilinger

Distance learning kindling stress among Bruins

Scout Pettitt May 11, 2020

Stress is something everyone in the world feels at some point in their life. However, one of the biggest groups to feel stress on a daily basis are students. Students go everyday experiencing some form...

A poster for the film Jumanji: The Next Level is displayed at the Studio Movie Grill in Rocklin. Photo by Kirsten Briscoe

Review: ‘Jumanji: The Next Level’ awakens adventure in audience

Scout Pettitt February 12, 2020

If you loved actor Robin Williams, then you’ve heard of "Jumanji". In the classic 90’s film Jumanji, Robin Williams’ character, Alan Parrish, finds a board game buried in the dirt of a construction...

Senior Colby Greig feels very strongly about his political beliefs. Photo by Salvatore Ginexi

Political clubs on campus could benefit Bruins

Scout Pettitt February 11, 2020

High school is often a formative time for teenagers’ opinions and passions, which eventually translate into their political preference and association. Party politics are introduced and encouraged at...

Senior Leo Jackson is candid about asking for help at school.  Photo by  Taylor Wohlgemuth

Suicide prevention led by compassionate staff

Scout Pettitt February 7, 2020

For some teens, going to a teacher or even a counselor can be really difficult, especially when it’s about their personal, out-of-school, life. However, at Bear River, teachers and staff encourage students...

Bear Rivers counselors are always on campus to help support Bruins.  Photo by Isaiah Williams

Change in gender identity stereotyping necessary

Scout Pettitt November 19, 2019

Girl, boy, man, woman, queer, straight, what does it all mean? American teens around the world are grappling with their understanding of this question, including those at Bear River. Junior Connor McGehee...

For her Lighting Design in James and the Giant Peach, Erin Beatie received an Elly Award.  Courtesy Photo

Elly awarded to Theater Tech teacher

Scout Pettitt November 19, 2019

There is a lot more to theater than what meets the eye. Many people don’t realize that the magic they witness happening on stage is all thanks to our very own students. These students are what bring...

Many theater students are avid believers in superstitions.  Photo by Maddie Meilinger

Theater students ‘knock on wood’ with superstitions

Scout Pettitt November 18, 2019

Many have heard of the common superstitions: breaking a mirror or spilling salt or even a black cat walking past. What some may not know is that the theater is one of the most superstition oriented places...

STARS Therapy Services Counselor Julianne Henry does paperwork in the Bear River office. STARS is the school districts resource that offers therapy services for better relationships and emotional wellness. Photo by Scout Pettitt

Students share sexual harassment concerns

Scout Pettitt September 10, 2019

From the streets of Grass Valley to the Bear River campus, things can happen without anybody noticing, and one of those things is sexual harassment. Whether it be the words you use, or the way you touch...

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