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During Bear Rivers 2020-21 school year, the Varsity Boys Basketball team practiced under strict COVID-19 health protocols. Photo by Maddie Meilinger

Summer basketball helps Bruins hone their game

Kirsten Briscoe July 29, 2021

Bruin basketball players swish for a successful season following their summer training. The Bear River boys summer league basketball team has been working hard during the 2021 summer break. Senior...

The SAT is a test that can make life difficult for students. Courtesy Photo

Full length AP tests controversial

Kirsten Briscoe May 27, 2021

After an abnormal year of instruction, students are beginning to take AP exams as they finish the 2020-2021 school year, however many students have a feeling of disappointment in the choices that CollegeBoard...

Bruins can enjoy the D Wings remodeled Ag Mechanics shop, classrooms, and even bathrooms. Photo by Maya Bussinger

Rejuvenated D Wing generates abounding praise

Kirsten Briscoe April 22, 2021

Over the course of the 2020-2021 school year Bear River has gone through extensive construction all over campus and Bruins are excited about the new and improved Ag Wing. Bruins that have gotten to see...

Bruin performers practicing their skills.  Photo by Madison Meilinger.

All aboard the Starlite Express

Kirsten Briscoe March 25, 2021

Despite the difficulties COVID-19 has presented, Bear River Starlite Express has managed to stay above water and members hope to have a fantastic show of “River Song” in May. Junior Ryan Potts shared...

Bruins find many things to be thankful for with Thanksgiving right around the corner. Photo by Maya Bussinger

Editorial: Bruins express thankfulness despite circumstances

Kirsten Briscoe November 19, 2020

From the weather to the time spent with loved ones, the staff of The Current shared the numerous things that they are thankful for this year. Several Bruins shared that they are most thankful for their...

Fall colors brighten the Bear River campus. Photo by Maddie Meilinger

Fall favorites unite trendy teens

Kirsten Briscoe November 8, 2020

Bruins have been more disconnected this year than ever before because of COVID-19, however one way teens are staying connected is through social media and keeping up with the latest trends. Students first...

Mr. Andrew Barhydt is one of the newest additions to the Bear River staff. Courtesy Photo

New Ag Mech teacher joins Bear River herd

Kirsten Briscoe October 18, 2020

With the first quarter coming to a close, many Bruins have gotten to spend the past months getting to know the newest addition to the Bear River Ag Department. Ag Mechanics teacher Andrew Barhydt explained...

Holly Hockett, one of the newest teachers welcomed into the agriculture program, is optimistic about this school year. Courtesy Photo

New Ag teacher eager to grow alongside students

Kirsten Briscoe September 12, 2020

Following the retirement of several teachers last school year, Bear River welcomed many new teachers into the Bruin family, including one of the newest additions to the Agriculture Department, Holly Hockett. Ms....

The Varsity Boys team is ready to wrap up this season. Photo by Salvatore Ginexi

Boys soccer meets goal, breaks long-time losing streak

Kirsten Briscoe February 12, 2020

The Bear River Boys' Varsity Soccer team has won their first game in three years in a recent victory against the Maryville Indians. On January 15, the Bruins played and won with a score of 2-0.  When...

Parents and volunteers work hard to raise money for the annual Safe and Sober Grad Night.  Photo  by Salvatore Ginexi

Grad Night fundraisers advocate sobriety

Kirsten Briscoe January 10, 2020

Bear River's annual Safe and Sober Grad Night celebration is an important event for seniors - a night where they can hang out with their childhood friends before they leave for college. However, its occurrence...

Leadership works to plan a spirit week.  Photo by Sara Tate

Students unsatisfied with Leadership choices

Kirsten Briscoe November 19, 2019

In many years past, Bear River’s fall homecoming has consisted of a homecoming rally, game, parade, and dance. In the 2019-20 year, however, there was simply a football game where the winners of the...

Cast members have been practicing the show since late August.  Photo by Maddie Meilinger

Review: ‘Butterfly’ heavy but heartfelt production

Kirsten Briscoe November 18, 2019

Bear River Theater’s production of I Never Saw Another Butterfly was not one to miss. From tragic sorrow to beautiful romance, the play is a heartfelt story about not being afraid, even in the face of...

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