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Bear River operates on a six period modified block schedule. Photo by Sara Tate

District votes, Bear River to retain six period schedule

Dominic Hartman May 17, 2021

Bear River High has always been on the fence with our current schedule based on 6 classes and a modified block system. Recently the school voted down the idea of a 4x8 schedule that would have allowed...

Bruins in Ag Communications work on a custom license plate project.  Photo by Sara Tate

Ag program thrives through adversity

Dominic Hartman April 19, 2021

FFA is planning and creating new fun events, doing competitions, and preparing themselves even during this pandemic. In a traditional year of school, FFA students have the opportunity to attend various...

GoGuardian allows teachers to monitor students activities on their chromebooks. Photo by Allison Whiting

GoGuardian seen as useful tool, intrusive

Dominic Hartman April 15, 2021

GoGuardian is a program many Students at Bear River may have heard of and used, to the dismay of some students. GoGuardian is a Google Chrome extension that lets Teachers view what students are doing...

The annual Future Bruins Day allows eighth graders from around the county to explore the life of a high schooler at Bear River.  Photo by Maddie Meilinger

Incoming freshmen taste high school

Dominic Hartman March 4, 2021

Incoming freshmen will soon take over the campus as they get to visit and explore the classes at Bear River for Future Bruins Day. This year, it will be on March 5th and 6th and, due to the ongoing virus,...

Bruins had a refreshing winter break and are ready to return to school. Photo by Sarah Tate

Bruins’ hibernation comes to an end

Dominic Hartman January 19, 2021

Last week Bear River students were enjoying a nice and sleepy winter break. The break lasted the last two weeks of October and into the first day of 2021, giving students the last taste of 2020. Junior...

For many universities and colleges, COVID-19 sparked initiative in re-evaluating testing admission requirements. Photo by Curt

Bruins grateful for waived college testing admissions requirement

Dominic Hartman November 12, 2020

Many aspects of life have changed as a result of COVID-19, including the revision in many college and university admission requirements to drop the SAT or ACT requirement for the 2021 application. Even...

This year, with the decreased student enrollment in AP Computer Science, both classes have been combined into a single course. Photo by Maya Bussinger

AP Computer Science students approve combined classes

Dominic Hartman October 14, 2020

This year, Bear River has combined the AP Computer Science classes due to decreased student interest. Both AP CSA, which is a class teaching the programming language Java, and AP Principles, which expands...

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