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Senior Elaine Owyoung with her Finding Nemo inspired parking spot design.

To Paint, or Not to Paint

Kamryn Prescott, Staff Writer November 17, 2023

When construction resumed at Bear River’s campus mid-August, lots of students were curious as to whether or not they would get an opportunity to still paint parking spots. Luckily the answer was yes....

BR Tech Theater has been hard at work getting sets ready for the schools latest production.

Tech Theater Gets BR Ready For The Bright Lights

Riley Urke, Staff Writer October 27, 2023

As we march closer and closer to November, most in technical theater are awaiting the new play's opening they have been working on since August. The play is called I Heard You Were Dead and it is by Don...

Jude Slater and Baelen Carson doing face paint during Club Rush

Art Club Brings Flair To Bear River

Emily Tatum, Staff Writer October 27, 2023

The Art Club is a place where anyone can join to make art, share ideas and make their creativity into something. Every creative mind that can create is welcomed. The last art clubs would disappear every...

The development of the new Combie Road shopping center provides space for many new businesses, including the controversially opened Quick Quack car wash. Photo by Maya Bussinger

Bruins discuss changes in local developments and industries over the years

Maya Bussinger June 5, 2023

Changes in developments and industries have come and gone throughout the years in the shopping complexes around Bear River and Lake of the Pines. History teacher Matt MacDonald was a Bear River student...

Senior-to-be Mia Guerra is looking forward to a year filled with art. Photo by Maddy Crone

Next Year Looms Large For Students

Esme Guerra May 31, 2023

With the 37th school year of Bear River coming to a close, many students are preparing to take their next step.  There are a number of questions that may be running through Bruins’ heads — what...

Matthew Moule is one of the seniors whom the music program is bidding farewell to.  Photo by Mike DeCicco

Facing The Music: Seniors Sign Off

Olivia Herr, Executive Editor May 30, 2023

Seniors Janine McCluskey, Matthew Moule and Shannon Rodriguez all performed one last time during the Spring Concert on May 12. McCluskey, Moule and Rodriguez are all in the music program at Bear River...

Josh Buen performs during the Guitar Cafe. Photo by Monica

Beat River students raise money for cancer awareness with Guitar Cafe

Jacob Dickie, Senior Writer May 4, 2023

Music Teacher Paul Everts teamed up with the American Cancer Society and paired them with his guitar classes. They serenaded people of the community with guitar playing while they sipped coffee and ate...

MacD vs. Lee: The People Have Their Say

MacD vs. Lee: The People Have Their Say

adviser April 19, 2023


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...

Cameras set up to record the gym, football field, and theater offer live footage of Bear Rivers events. Photos by Jacob Dickie and Maya Bussinger

Bear River introduces live broadcasting of student theatrical events and sports

Jacob Dickie, Senior Writer March 16, 2023

 Cameras were recently set up in the theater, football field, and McCrory gymnasium and connected to a live program for family of Bear River students to watch sporting and theatrical events that they...

AG students participated in one of the many competitions this year, welcoming the switch back to in-person contests. Courtesy photo

AG competitions build leadership skills in students

Daron Nelson, Staff Writer March 10, 2023

After years of COVID and distance competitions, Bear River FFA Chapter is finally getting back into the swing of things and getting more students involved in leadership based experiences.  Competitions...

Seniors Eli Funk and Austin Phipps contemplate their new years resolutions, questioning if they have held steadfast to their aspirations of 2023. Photo by Maya Bussinger

Students reflect on New Year’s resolutions, or lack thereof

Esme Guerra March 10, 2023

It’s been well over a month since the end of 2022, and it seems people are finally getting settled into the new year of 2023. With each and every new year, however, comes one commonly known practice:...

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