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What the proposed roundabout at Highway 49 and Lone Star Road could look like.

Proposed Roundabout on Highway 49 Could Offer Big Change

Cooper Berry, Staff Writer January 5, 2024

Caltrans is making an effort to make Highway 49, a dangerous road that many Bruins frequently take, safer. Their plan is to add roundabouts, but how do Bruins feel about the new intersections? There are...

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...

Lilly Werntz gets caught up on some school work.

The Library Is More Helpful Than People Might Realize

Emily Tatum, Staff Writer December 4, 2023

The library is a helpful place that students should use for their daily lives. It is open for students from 7:30 a.m.-4 p.m. from Monday to Friday. On Mondays, it’s closed from 8:30-9:30 a.m. for the...

Joe Rantz, a 1936 Olympian and the great-grandfather of Lucy and Max Rantz. Joe is the subject of a movie that comes out on Christmas Day, The Boys in the Boat directed by George Clooney.

Bruins To See Their Family On the Silver Screen

Riley Urke, Staff Writer December 3, 2023

Two Bear River students will be able to spend Christmas watching a major motion picture based on the life of their great-grandfather. Lucy and Max Rantz’s great-grandfather, Joe Rantz (the grandfather...

Senior Mya Marsh works on her BYU Provo college application.

The Notorious “College App” Season, And How to Navigate It

Vadim Kabardin, Staff Writer November 17, 2023

Seniors have a lot on their hands during the October-November time period, with obligations such as keeping grades up against raging senioritis, working part-time jobs, and of course the dreaded college...

Senior Vadim Kabardin speaks with his cohort mentor.

How are Seniors Feeling About Their Senior Projects?

Daron Nelson, Staff Writer November 9, 2023

With the end of the quarter coming near the end of November, seniors are racing to get their Senior Project plans in motion, looking at their future career plans and signing up for scholarships. Through...

Intro to Health Careers, a new elective at Bear River, works on a group project.

Bruins Have Mixed Opinions on 4×8 Schedule

Cooper Berry, Staff Writer October 30, 2023

Bruins opinions with new 4 by 8 schedule The 2022-2023 school year brought a big change to the Bruin curriculum: a new schedule format. With past years having six classes and the new schedule bringing...

The meditation corner, with the symbol of Aum on display.

Wellness Center Ready To Welcome Bruins

Vadim Kabardin, Staff Writer October 27, 2023

Bear River’s very own Wellness Center opens for the first time this fall. Not officially opened since it was built several years ago, The Wellness Center is set to welcome visitors on Oct. 23, the first...

Sophomore Brooke Milligan adds detail to her artwork.

Homecoming Requires All Hands On Deck

Abigail Reed, Staff Writer September 29, 2023

Another Bruin homecoming is happening soon! This means another year of Bear River Leadership working hard to make sure our Homecoming is perfect. Ever think about how they do it? It is actually quite...

Wyatt Fowler (11) shows off her cow at Farm Day at the Nevada County Fairgrounds.

Bruins Sow Seeds At Farm Day

Kennedy Lyman, Staff Writer September 26, 2023

Bear River took a trip to the Nevada County Fairgrounds to be involved in Farm Day, where the Nevada County Resource Conservation District aims to get elementary kids involved in the different aspects...

Freshman Austin Cloyd signs up for Key Club during Club Rush on Sept. 20.

Club Rush – The Hype For All Bruin Clubs

Reanne Meszaros, Staff Writer September 21, 2023

The Club Rush for this year has brought many smiles to student’s faces, whether it being from the food, gifts or just having a fun time exploring all different kinds of activities throughout each...

The Bear River community came together on Saturday to celebrate the life of Angelique Roberts, the wife of principal Chris Roberts

We AR Bear River Strong

Olivia Herr, Executive Editor August 28, 2023

The time was 10:02 a.m. as we shut off the car. We were late. There has to be some bad karma from showing up late to a funeral. Luckily, this was not a funeral but rather a Celebration of Life. As I walked...

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