The Bear Truth

PRTV Ridgeline
How are PR Electives Keeping Up with Remote Learning?
By Kyle Ketchell, Assistant Editor • May 14, 2020

PRHS has been closed for several weeks now. How are the non-core PRHS classes responding to the quarantine? Ridgeline PRTV Ridgeline is still alive and kicking! Ridgeline...

A frame from Mr. Odil
Biology Teacher Turned Musician
By Emma Gustavsson, Editor-in-Chief • May 8, 2020

As both staff and students adjust to remote learning, many cope with the shift in different ways. Some teachers try and provide a sense of normalcy while others host special...

Are you excited for your April horscope?
May Horoscopes
May 6, 2020
The Children
Children's Hospital Releases Guidelines for Safely Reopening Schools
By Amber Wright, Co-Editor-In-Chief • July 11, 2020

An important question is being asked in households across Colorado: How will schools safely reopen during the fall semester? The Children's Hospital in Colorado Springs has released a new guide that is designed to help school administrators...

District Announces New Graduation Plan
By Kaitlyn Ketchell, Reporter • June 9, 2020

In an email sent to D-38 seniors and parents earlier today, Lewis-Palmer School District revealed that a limited audience will be allowed at high school graduations this Thursday and Friday. "We are very excited to be able to include families...

The Black Lives Matter Movement + Resources
By Luxe Palmer, Co-Editor-In-Chief • June 5, 2020

Just as the coronavirus swept across the world, leaving hundreds of thousands suffering, another tragedy has struck. Not only has this crisis affected its origin, but the cries of the outraged have been heard and reciprocated worldwide. On...

A previous Memorial Day celebration at Monument Cemetery. Photo from
Monument's Memorial Day Virtual Celebration
By Amber Wright, Co-Editor-In-Chief • May 25, 2020

The town of Monument typically celebrates Memorial Day by gathering at the Monument Cemetery to honor those who died while serving in the U.S. military. The celebration last year and in previous years included the VFW (Veterans of Foreign...

Meet the Staff
Luxe Palmer
Luxe Palmer

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

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...

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...

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...

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,...

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