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From left, Kali McCormick, Ryan Taylor and Desiree Cain are the backbone of Bear Rivers Special Ed department.

SpecEd Department Vital To Bear River Community

Daron Nelson, Staff Writer December 13, 2023

Here at Bear River there’s a department that is sometimes overlooked or not easily recognized by many students, while it plays a crucial role in our education program. This department stands at the very...

Maus l and Maus ll are two books that are widely challenged and banned across America.

The Perils of Banning Books and Diminishing Intellectual Freedom

Kennedy Lyman, Staff Writer December 13, 2023

Books have the power to ignite minds, challenge perspectives, and shape the course of history. But when we silence these voices through book bans, we risk extinguishing the passions that fuel progress...

James Haworth, left, and Eli Funk cant believe their luck — they passed an AP Calculus test! Teacher Peter Gammelgard is none too pleased. Photo by Olivia Herr

Shocking News! Students Pass AP Calculus Test!

Staff Writer March 31, 2023

Story by Makayla Gifford, Olivia Herr and Branson Becker Breaking news! Students left shocked after one in a billion 'pass' on AP Calculus test. Two students, Eli Funk and James Haworth, from Mr. Gammelgard's...

A picture from Seth Lechs medical missionary trip to India in January. Photo by Seth Lech

Experiencing India With Seth Lech

Seth Lech March 24, 2023

Gravel crunches under my feet as I step off the road to avoid another motorcycle weaving precariously in between oncoming traffic. It’s noon, but the sun barely penetrates the deeply polluted air. The...

Shannon Busse helps a student stretch on the sidelines during a game. Busse hopes to bring a sports medicine pathway to Bear River.

BR Considers New Sports Medicine Pathway

Olivia Herr, Executive Editor February 20, 2023

The new 4x8 schedule that Bear River has adopted this year allows for the introduction of new classes. Next year, Bear River is considering whether to offer a sports medicine program if enough students...

Bear River dancers perform during Lines in Motion. BR Current photo

Dancers Take Turn In Spotlight

Margaret Ralston, Social Media Editor January 31, 2023

Lines in Motion, Bear River’s new dance show proved to be one of the program’s best shows yet. The show was performed Jan. 26-Jan. 28. Gaby Baldock, Bear River’s dance teacher and the show’s choreographer,...

Inside the Bear River Drumline

Inside the Bear River Drumline

Olivia Herr, Executive Editor November 22, 2022

The Den, Bear Rivers on-field cheering section, has proven popular with students and players. Photo by Maya Bussinger

The Den Returns to Bear River

Yahir Tavarez November 1, 2022

The Bear River Den, a new on-field student cheering section, has been a big hit with fans and players alike. The idea was presented to Leadership by the football coaches at the beginning of the year so...

Bear River students have many options after high school, including college. Photo by Jacob Dickie

Bruins Prepare For Life After BR

Jacob Dickie, Senior Writer November 1, 2022

Many students attending Bear River want to take their education to the next level. At our school, the kids think bigger picture and aspire to receive important jobs, such as doctor, pilots or even astronauts....

New Bear River foreign exchange student Valentina Ivanovic joins us from Serbia.  Courtesy Photo

Bear River Welcomes Serbian Student

Colby Dyer October 14, 2022

Valentina Ivanovic, a senior transfer student, has joined Bear River from Serbia. Born and raised in Serbia, Valentina has found America to be a much different experience. “Here I have an opportunity...

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