The Bear Truth

  • November 28Palmer Ridge beats Fountain Fort Carson 28-12! The Bears are going to state!
  • November 15PRHS CLASSES WILL BE REMOTE FOR REST OF FIRST SEMESTER
Photo credits from left to right: Taylor Goss, Grace Wagnon
The Go-To Station: Snack Food Edition
By Taylor Goss December 2, 2020

I know that we are no longer in elementary school, meaning that we don't have designated snack times anymore. But, I believe that snacks are something that even, or especially,...

Photo of Gabby Ward (12), a trombone player, during Wind Ensemble practice.
PRHS Music Department Isn't Falling Flat With These COVID-19 Restrictions
By Amaya Taylor, Reporter • November 18, 2020

The Palmer Ridge Music Department is doing more than just getting by this year. They are thriving with the guidelines placed upon them, and the department is only going up...

Palmer Lake
Palmer Lake Starlighting
By Taylor Goss and Luxe Palmer December 3, 2020

2020 has seen the cancelations of many traditions and events that communities hold dear, such as plays, concerts, or gatherings; thankfully, the Palmer Lake Starlighting escaped that fate. The Palmer Lake Starlighting happens every year...

Even before Black Friday, stores like Walmart are packed.
Will 2020 be the Death of Black Friday?
By Kaitlyn Ketchell, Reporter • November 25, 2020

With COVID-19 cases on the rise and more restrictions being put in place over the past few weeks, it's clear that many things in society, including Black Friday, may never be the same again. Some might argue that Black Friday was already...

The trophy the Speech and Debate team won after taking second place in sweepstakes.
Speech and Debate "Gnomes" What They're Doing!
By Mallory Sale, Reporter • November 16, 2020

The Speech and Debate team took second place overall at their first Varsity Tournament of the season, winning the sweepstake prize of... a gnome?! Yes, you read that right, our very own Speech and Debate team won a gnome after placing second...

Lain Roy finishes his performance of "Someone You Love"
PRHS Alumnus Lain Roy Performs on NBC's "The Voice"
By Luxe Palmer, Co-Editor-in-Chief • November 15, 2020

**WARNING: Spoiler Alert for The Voice, Season 19** Colorado doesn't get much recognition on national television, not to mention our tiny Tri-Lakes area. Nevertheless, Larkspur native and PRHS alumnus Lain Roy, 22, made headlines with his...

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 two years. Amber is Debate President on PR's Speech and Debate team, a LINK Leader, and a...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

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