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Dancers practice one of their pieces that will be showcased during the live performances being held this week. Courtesy Photo

Live performance shines spotlight on dance program

Annabelle Owyoung June 2, 2021

After a year without performances, Bruin dancers are eager to leap back onto stage during the ‘Dance Visions’ show this weekend to show off their progress to the community. Performances will be held...

Student teacher Ms. Laymance feels confident about teaching in the future. Courtesy photo

Student teachers succeed despite irregular year

Annabelle Owyoung May 20, 2021

While COVID-19 has presented multiple challenges and unexpected obstacles for student teachers during this unusual school year, they are leaving feeling more assured and confident about their future career. Mikayla...

Senior Tanner Roberts sits in class as as he enters the home stretch of his high school career.  Photo by Maya Bussinger

College application responses generate joy, disappointment

Annabelle Owyoung April 8, 2021

Bear River seniors are beginning to receive their long awaited college application responses, as some shared  their experiences with their ‘dream college’ answers. Going into college applications...

2021 Grad Night is on for the Bruin senior class. Courtesy photo

Grad Night still alive despite COVID-19

Annabelle Owyoung February 26, 2021

Despite COVID-19 restrictions, Bruin seniors are excited at the prospect of participating in Safe and Sober Grad Night to celebrate their graduation. COVID has greatly affected the organization of Safe...

Band practices must meet COVID-19 guidelines. Courtesy Photo

Band continues to march on

Annabelle Owyoung February 23, 2021

This year, Bear River has been switching between distance learning and hybrid learning models, and the band has made significant changes to the manner in which the class is taught as a result. Senior...

Distance learning has been tough for many students academically, resulting in more Ds and Fs than ever before. Photo by MCRD Parris Island, SC

Bruins blame distance learning for abundance of substandard marks

Annabelle Owyoung January 5, 2021

Since the induction of distance learning in March, a downward trend has appeared in the grade department for many Bruins. Bear River Principal Chris Roberts expressed concern regarding this drop in grades. “In...

Students have closed the curtains on the recording of their production: Awakening Strength. Photo by Maddie Meilinger

Student cinema a bright spot as 2020 nears its finale

Annabelle Owyoung December 16, 2020

Amidst the pandemic, Bear River’s Performing and Visual Arts programs are presenting “Awakening Strength,” a virtual show for the community to enjoy with the goal of being a spotlight in these dark...

Bruins gather with their friends on a sunny day. Photo by Maya Bussinger

Bear River reverts to distance learning in hopes of safer return

Annabelle Owyoung November 22, 2020

Following the alarming rise of COVID-19 cases, plunging surrounding counties into the “purple” tier of the California Blueprint for a Safer Economy, the Nevada Joint Union High School District announced...

Bruin students and staff gather around a table to purchase some treats. Photo by Madison Meilinger

Bruins view COVID-altered Club Rush as successful

Annabelle Owyoung November 10, 2020

This year’s Bear River’s annual Club Rush planning wasn’t taken lightly by Leadership as additional precautions were carefully implemented to combat any COVID-19 worries.  Matt MacDonald, Leadership...

President-Elect Joe Biden and his wife, Jill Biden, appeared at the Democratic National Convention last August. Bruins shared varied opinions on the lengthy, controversial presidential election. Photo by Elvert Barnes

Long election divides Bruin community

Annabelle Owyoung November 9, 2020

With the 2020 Presidential Election coming to a close, determining Joe Biden as President-Elect, some Bruins are celebrating his victory, some are angry over President Donald Trump's loss, and some feel...

Sophomore Dakota Ayestaran types on his chromebook during an in-person class. Photo by Maya Bussinger

Continuation of distance learning selected by a number of Bruins

Annabelle Owyoung October 14, 2020

Bear River High School has transitioned into a hybrid schedule this week, however the dangers and complications of COVID-19 still loom over many students as some chose to continue with distance learning. According...

After more than five weeks of full distance learning, students will soon have the opportunity to meet in person. Photo by Juhan Sonin

Whirlwind of views arrive with announcement of hybrid schedule

Annabelle Owyoung October 3, 2020

Just over a month after Bear River adopted the reformed distance learning format, students report mixed thoughts on their experiences with online schooling. Bear River announced their continuation with...

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