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PRHS Hurries Back to In-Person Learning Before Spring Break
PRHS Hurries Back to In-Person Learning Before Spring Break
By Luxe Palmer, Co-Editor-in-Chief • March 24, 2021

Two days before spring break, Palmer Ridge returned to full in-person learning- no cohorts, no online days, no hybrid option. The original plan was for school to resume in-person learning for all grades in a graduated manner. Freshman and sophomores (which a conducted...

The Knowledge Bowl team lines up for a picture after their divison win.
PRHS Knowledge Bowl Team Goes to State Championship
By Amaya Taylor, Reporter • March 12, 2021

The PRHS Knowledge Bowl team isn't letting anything hold them back this year as they victoriously qualify for the 2021 State Championship and place fourth at their Regional Qualifiers. The team, lead by captain Lukas Blake (12) and staff sponsor Bill Brady, has...

After nearly 3 years of being alone on Mars, Curiosity finally has some new friends.
NASA Lands First Rover on Mars in Nearly a Decade
By Kaitlyn Ketchell, Reporter • March 1, 2021

As far as we know, Mars was and is 100% occupied by robots. However, that might soon change after the landing of the Perseverance rover on February 18th. Perseverance's main goal is to look for signs of ancient life on Mars. Percy, as the rover has been fondly...

Palmer Lake
Palmer Lake Starlighting
By Taylor Goss and Luxe Palmer December 3, 2020

2020 has seen the cancelations of many traditions and events that communities hold dear, such as plays, concerts, or gatherings; thankfully, the Palmer Lake Starlighting escaped that fate. The Palmer Lake Starlighting happens every year around the end of November....

The Unauthorized Guide to the Universe: Volume 4
The Unauthorized Guide to the Universe: Volume 4
By The Universe, Creator of Everything • April 7, 2021

Welcome to the Unauthorized Guide to the Universe, an advice column written by yours truly, The Universe. Listen in to others' questions about life, love, liberty, and the...

PRHS Goes International
PRHS Goes International
By Tanja Pohl, Reporter • March 19, 2021

For over one year, our world has been turned upside down. Everyday life has changed and nothing is as it was before. Even though every single one of us has to face those...

Coming Back 100%- The Views of the Freshmen
Coming Back 100%- The Views of the Freshmen
By Taylor Goss, Reporter • March 18, 2021

Photo taken by Taylor Goss Since COVID-19 shut the schools down last March and school hasn't been "normal" since then, Palmer Ridge's freshman still haven't truly experienced...

College Expectations
College Expectations
March 17, 2021
Recipe: Tomato Soup From Scratch
Recipe: Tomato Soup From Scratch
By Luxe Palmer, Co-Editor-in-Chief • March 6, 2021

If one thinks of winter, it quickly brings to mind the image of either drinking a hot cocoa, sitting by the fire, or eating warm soup after a long day playing in the snow....

It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Starbucks
It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Starbucks
December 10, 2020

The end of the year is near, with disastrous 2020 getting left behind, and that means the jolly holiday season is fast approaching. The best part about this time? Starbucks,...

Butterbeer, as imagined by Luxe and Kaitlyn
Butterbeer Bonanza!
October 27, 2020
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Sticks, Goggles and Grass: The Field Hockey Season Starts
Sticks, Goggles and Grass: The Field Hockey Season Starts
By Tanja Pohl, Reporter • March 20, 2021

It is March 8th and the Tryouts for the Field Hockey season start again today! After all the changes made this year, Sports Season C is finally...

The Bears fiercely running onto the field for the last time of their season.
The Last Game
December 6, 2020
Softball team warming up.
Social-Distanced Sports
October 24, 2020
My First Doctor Visit During a Pandemic
My First Doctor Visit During a Pandemic
By Madissyn Moore, Reporter • April 2, 2021

I recently went to the doctor’s office for an MRI and I noticed significant changes throughout the process of my appointment, as compared...

Meet the Staff

Amaya is a sophomore at Palmer Ridge this year and is looking forward to her first year as a reporter on the Bear Truth staff. Amaya participates in Palmer Ridge’s Speech & Debate team, Key Club,...

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...

Taylor Goss
Taylor Goss
Reporter

Taylor Goss is a sophomore at Palmer Ridge high school who loves the outdoors, to read, to dance, and recently joined the newspaper staff. On most weekends that they are free, her family can be found doing...

Madissyn is a senior at Palmer Ridge this year. She is one of our new reporters who started last semester. Madissyn also participates on our varsity track team. In her free time she likes to write and...

Amber Wright
Amber Wright
Co-Editor-in-Chief

Amber Wright is a Co-Editor-in-Chief of the Bear Truth newspaper. She is a junior and has been on the staff for two years. Amber is Debate President on PR's Speech and Debate team, a LINK Leader, and a...

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The Truth, the Whole Truth, and Nothing But the (Bear) Truth
The Truth, the Whole Truth, and Nothing But the (Bear) Truth