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Lara Bossek, Jude Slater and Jessica Cox at a tennis match.

From Germany to Bear River: Lara Bossek Joins The Bruins

Kamryn Prescott, Staff May 17, 2024

Every year at Bear River High School we host exchange students from all over the world. Last year we had students from Spain to Serbia. This year a student from Frankfurt, Germany is accompanying the senior...

Hurting even when no one notices

Mental Health Struggles Don’t Have To Be Lonely

Ella Miller, Staff Writer May 17, 2024

Mental health swarms my age group. I've both felt and seen what hurting mental stability will do to a teenager already trying to cope with the different twists and turns of school. Because of all the...

Bobbie Lee at Yosemite

Bobbie Lee Kliever: Outgoing, Funny and Involved

Kennedy Lyman, Staff Writer May 1, 2024

In a community where individuality is key, Bobbie Lee Kliever stands out like no other with her vibrant personality and love for all things retro. Kliever is a true trendsetter, embracing her passions...

Lorita Riedel is always a bright spot in the Bear River community.

Lorita Riedel Rides Into Retirement

Briyelle Sikes, Staff Writer April 25, 2024

After 17 years at Bear River, Lorita Riedel, who is known for being sweet and helpful in the office, is retiring. There is so much about Riedel that makes her such a unique addition to Bear River. Lorita...

Maggie Alford playing clarinet during a festival in Loomis.

Maggie Alford, Bear River’s Music Professional

Emily Tatum, Staff Writer April 19, 2024

Maggie Alford knew since fourth grade that she wanted to be a musician. She started when Phil Richardson came to Alta Sierra School for a presentation. “The old band director at Magnolia, Mr. (Phil)...

Sabrina Mantooth, right, with her friend Gina Genovese.

Cracking The Door on Sabrina Mantooth

Vadim Kabardin, Staff Writer March 13, 2024

Who do you think of when considering Bear River’s kindest soul? Senior Mya Marsh immediately thinks of Sabrina Mantooth. “Sabrina is super, super, super smart and always willing to talk to you. She’s...

Erin Beatie and Devin Cameron

Beatie Helps Light Up BR Stage

Daron Nelson, Staff Writer March 12, 2024

Most know of her because of her job here at Bear River, as the lovable and easygoing theater manager and director that keeps the theater program together. Some know her as the teacher who always has an...

Zack DeCicco and Liv DesAutels are enjoying their new experience at the University of Nevada-Reno.

Don’t Fret, Seniors! Sincerely, Your Bear River Alumni

Kamryn Prescott, Staff December 20, 2023

In the blink of an eye it's finals week! As college applications deadlines come to an end, many students are frantically waiting for feedback. But what about the students who have already gotten their...

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

To Paint, or Not to Paint

Kamryn Prescott, Staff 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...

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