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Our Upcoming Principal: Dr Frank
Our Upcoming Principal: Dr Frank
By Luxe Palmer, Co-Editor-in-Chief • May 5, 2021

With Dr Bramschreiber leaving, a new era is dawning on Palmer Ridge High School, headed by our new principal, Dr Adam Frank. Dr Frank hails from Miamisburg, Ohio and is moving to Monument to fill the position.  Having gotten his doctorate in philosophy and...

Science Olympiad Grabs Awards at State Competition
Science Olympiad Grabs Awards at State Competition
By Luxe Palmer, Co-Editor-in-Chief • April 28, 2021

Congratulations to our Science Olympiad team! Over the weekend, the results of the Science Olympiad State Competition, held on April 10th, were released. The PRHS team placed 6th in the overall competition, with Ethan Michon and Ben Carlander earning 3rd place...

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...

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
Luxe Palmer
Luxe Palmer
Co-Editor-in-Chief

Luxe Palmer is a junior at PRHS, this being her third year on the newspaper staff. She is a Co-Editor-in-Chief and Cuisine Specialist, and her goal is to join the staff of Bon Appétit or Traveller magazine...

Alayna Temple is a sophomore going to Palmer Ridge High School. This will be her first year as part of The Bear Truth staff. Although unsure of what she wants to do after high school, Alayna hopes that...

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...

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,...

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...

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