The Bear Truth

Summer Practices for PR Sports
Summer Practices for PR Sports
By Amber Wright, Co-Editor-in-Chief • July 26, 2020

NOTE: The interviews of athletes for this piece took place before the mask mandate went into effect in Colorado on July 16. Practices are likely formatted a bit differently...

The entrance of Palmer Ridge High School.
D-38 Board to Decide on Plan for Reopening Schools Next Week
By Amber Wright, Co-Editor-in-Chief • July 17, 2020

Dr. K.C. Somers, the superintendent of the Lewis-Palmer School District, expects a detailed update for reopening schools to be released to the community early next week....

Are you excited for your April horscope?
May Horoscopes
May 6, 2020
CHSAA Releases 2020-2021 Athletics and Activities Schedule
CHSAA Releases 2020-2021 Athletics and Activities Schedule
By Amber Wright, Co-Editor-in-Chief • August 6, 2020

After months of working with multiple health committees and government agencies, the Colorado High School Activities Association has announced its 2020-2021 athletics and activities calendar. Dates and plans for non-athletic sports are still...

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...

The entrance of Palmer Ridge High School.
D-38 Board to Decide on Plan for Reopening Schools Next Week
By Amber Wright, Co-Editor-in-Chief • July 17, 2020

Dr. K.C. Somers, the superintendent of the Lewis-Palmer School District, expects a detailed update for reopening schools to be released to the community early next week. The D-38 Board will meet on Monday, July 20th to decide on a plan for...

Meet the Staff

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,...

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...

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...

Luxe Palmer
Luxe Palmer
Co-Editor-In-Chief

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

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. She loves to...

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