The Bear Truth

The New TikTok Deal (and What It Means for You)
The New TikTok Deal (and What It Means for You)
By Luxe Palmer, Co-Editor-in-Chief • September 29, 2020

TikTok, the uber-popular social media app that has quite succinctly taken the world by storm, has recently come under fire from President Trump. Earlier in the summer of...

The Tenth Girl
The Tenth Girl
By Madissyn Moore, Reporter • September 26, 2020

I decided to take on the challenge of reading one book a month and giving feedback on it as I read. This month I decided to read The Tenth Girl by Sara Faring. This book...

Snoopy explores new horizons in Apple TV
Review: Snoopy in Space
August 13, 2020
The New TikTok Deal (and What It Means for You)
The New TikTok Deal (and What It Means for You)
By Luxe Palmer, Co-Editor-in-Chief • September 29, 2020

TikTok, the uber-popular social media app that has quite succinctly taken the world by storm, has recently come under fire from President Trump. Earlier in the summer of 2020, Trump expressed concerns about the app's safety; the app is owned...

Photo of the New Santa Fe Regional Trail sign at the Baptist Road Trailhead.
Santa Fe Trail Threatened by Development
By Amber Wright, Co-Editor-in-Chief • September 7, 2020

CORRECTIONS: Updated September 10, 2020. The New Santa Fe Regional Trail is named after the historic Santa Fe Trail, but it has no historical value itself besides following the old Santa Fe Railroad right-of-way. Vocabulary such as "possibly...

Kelly Horky (7, left) and Roxy Palmer(7, right)
Middle-Schoolers Start Petition for Fully-In-Person Schooling Option
By Luxe Palmer, Co-Editor-In-Chief • July 31, 2020

When the news broke over email that District 38 would no longer hold a fully-in-person option for their schools, instead opting for a hybrid model, Kelly Horky (12 y/o) and Roxy Palmer (12 y/o) took it upon themselves to protest the decision....

D-38 Announces Back-to-School Plan
By Kaitlyn Ketchell, Reporter • July 20, 2020

Right now, the District 38 school board is hosting a live school board meeting to discuss plans for the 2020-2021 school year. From masks, social distancing, lunches, buses, and more, the board is revealing their plans on how to keep us as...

Meet the Staff
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 a year and a half. Amber is Debate President on PR's Speech and Debate team and is a LINK...

Kaitlyn Ketchell has been part of the Bear Truth staff for a year. She’s a junior at PRHS who writes pop culture, horoscopes, a history column, and occasionally helps with cuisine. In her free time,...

Luxe Palmer
Luxe Palmer
Co-Editor-in-Chief

Luxe Palmer is a junior at PRHS and has been on the newspaper staff for two years. She is a Co-Editor-in-Chief and Cuisine Specialist, and her goal is to join the staff of Bon Appétit or Traveller magazine...

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...

Mallory is a junior at Palmer Ridge involved in Sources of Strength, Environmentalists United, Student Council, and Bear Necessity theater company. She joined the newspaper this year and cannot wait to...

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