The Bear Truth

A Bear-y Good Job!
A "Bear-y" Good Job!
By Hannah Miller, Co-Editor • November 4, 2022

Palmer Ridge High School has started a brand new tradition recognizing one outstanding student every month for their excellent character and overall positive presence around the school. Sean Ray has been nominated as Palmer Ridge High School’s September Bear...

PR students wait in line the get their lunch.
The Lunch Crunch
By Hannah Miller, Co-Editor • October 21, 2022

Palmer Ridge High School students have voiced displeasure over lines and limited food options this year. Some students have waited in long lines, only to find that their desired menu item is no longer available, or sold out. While the problem may seem new or worse...

A row of houses in Willow Springs Ranch.
Have You Seen The Signs?
By Amaya Taylor, Editor • October 21, 2022

Has it been harder for you to get to school lately? A lot of traffic creating long lines into either the academic or athletic lots? Or, maybe it’s even hard for you to get out of your own neighborhood without getting stuck behind a construction truck or seeing...

PRHS Implements VapeEducate Program
PRHS Implements VapeEducate Program
By Amber Wright and Amaya Taylor May 12, 2022

Starting in October of 2021, students that have been caught vaping on campus have been able to opt in to an online educational program about vaping in order to reduce their suspension. This optional program was implemented by Palmer Ridge’s new principal, Dr....

A Bear-y Good Job!
A "Bear-y" Good Job!
By Hannah Miller, Co-Editor • November 4, 2022

Palmer Ridge High School has started a brand new tradition recognizing one outstanding student every month for their excellent character and overall positive presence around...

Ceci Eversole (12) poses for picture in front of her game.
The Annual AQR Carnival
October 31, 2022

Mrs. Phillip's Advanced Quantitative Reasoning (AQR) classes held a math-themed carnival on Thursday, October 27th during 6th and 7th period. According to Mrs. Phillip's,...

A group of students pose in their scrubs. Photo provided by Emily Miller.
Check. Treat. Repeat.
By Hannah Miller, Co-Editor • October 21, 2022

Very few people, let alone high school students, are aware of what really goes on behind the scenes in a hospital. What is the proper technique for suturing a wound? How...

Joanne Conrad seen pictured in the kitchen.
Students Health at Lunch
October 21, 2022
PR students wait in line the get their lunch.
The Lunch Crunch
October 21, 2022
Food War: What Mexican Restaurant Has The Best Tacos?
Food War: What Mexican Restaurant Has The Best Tacos?
By Olivia Sargent , Contributor • November 12, 2021

All photos by Olivia Sargent unless otherwise noted Everyone loves tacos. When it comes to picking a taco restaurant, it's difficult to decide where to go. I reviewed...

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Ashley competing with her teammates on her club team, Real Athletico. We as a team make each other better.
School vs Club Soccer
By Riley Shell, Meghan Bell, Kira Lilley, and Evey Suarez November 3, 2021

Sports can be a fantastic way to challenge yourself and make friends along the way. One popular option is soccer. Whether it be through the...

Meet the Staff

Anneliese Gracey is a junior at Palmer Ridge High School. This is her first year on the staff and she is in Intro to Journalism class. Anneliese loves to read, write, and swim. She is currently swimming...

Tom Patrick, CJE, is the founding adviser of The Bear Truth and is proud to be one of the few remaining staff members from Palmer Ridge's inaugural year way back in 2008. When not advising the newspaper...

Amaya Taylor is a senior at Palmer Ridge this year and is looking forward to her third year on the Bear Truth staff. Amaya seeks to pursue a career in law after high school. She loves to participate in...

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