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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....

This picture depicts those accepted into the All-City Band, another selective group that has already performed in concert. Since All-State Band has not taken place, there are no current pictures of this group.
Eleven PRHS Students Go To Colorado All-State Band
January 31, 2022

The Colorado All-State Band is an audition-based group that get the opportunity to travel to the University of Northern Colorado and play with other musicians across the state. Among those accepted who were accepted are eleven students from Palmer Ridge High School!...

President Biden congratulates Palmer Ridge alumnus, Jacob Cheeseman, upon receiving his diploma from the United States Coast Guard Academy. 
Photo by PA3 Matthew Thieme, USCG Public Affairs
Preparing For Takeoff
By Jake Wright , Reporter • January 20, 2022

Four Palmer Ridge 2017 graduates were accepted into the Naval Air Station, a military flight training school in Pensacola, Florida. Jacob Cheeseman, Abigail Bogdovitz, Samantha Jackson, and Claire Graziano may have all gone their different ways after high school...

The inductees recite the official NHS pledge.
A New Generation: NHS Inductees Join the Chapter
By Hannah Miller, Reporter • October 26, 2021

The National Honor Society (NHS) is a prestigious organization that recognizes high school students all over the nation for their academic achievements. The organization also recognizes students for their outstanding character and willingness to provide service...

Senora Anthony poses for her debut on the Bear Truth.
Welcome to PR: New Teachers Call Palmer Ridge Home!
By Hannah Miller and Amaya Taylor August 25, 2022

The new school year has finally begun! As students begin to reconnect with friends, fist-bump their old teachers, and navigate their new classes, Bear Truth editors Hannah...

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...

This picture depicts those accepted into the All-City Band, another selective group that has already performed in concert. Since All-State Band has not taken place, there are no current pictures of this group.
Eleven PRHS Students Go To Colorado All-State Band
January 31, 2022

The Colorado All-State Band is an audition-based group that get the opportunity to travel to the University of Northern Colorado and play with other musicians across the...

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
Joey Biggs
Reporter

Joey Biggs is a sophomore at PRHS. Outside of school, you will find her with her 30 pets (that's right, 30). Her favorite hobbies are horseback riding on her horse Delilah or painting in the garage on...

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 is a junior at Palmer Ridge this year and is looking forward to her second year as a reporter for the Bear Truth.  Amaya seeks to pursue a career in law after high school. When she is not participating...

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