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The Environmental Toll Of The Willow Project
By Bella Pemberton and Riley Troy May 8, 2023

Climate change has become a critical global issue that requires immediate attention due to the alarming rise in carbon dioxide levels. The Biden administration saw this vital need and promised to prioritize climate change mitigation during their 2020 presidential...

The layout of the Outdoor Learning Lab Plans provided by Leslie Lantz. Photo taken by  Hannah Miller.
The PRHS Outdoor Learning Center
By Hannah Miller, Co-Editor • May 8, 2023

“It is designed to provide a place for students to engage with the content of all kinds of different classes.” That is the dream of Leslie Lantz regarding the new Outdoor Learning Lab being implemented on the campus of Palmer Ridge High School in the next...

ICDC Competitors: Ava Connelly, Anabelle Reynolds, Lexi Burns, Jamie Pittner, Olivia Towns, Natali Volk, Amy Berline, Bella Bradshaw, and Lyla St. Aubyn
DECA Dominates at Nationals
By Bella Pemberton and Hannah Miller May 4, 2023

A team of nine talented students from Palmer Ridge DECA put in immense effort throughout the year, culminating in their well-deserved qualification for the prestigious International Career Development Conference held in Orlando, Florida. The conference, spanning...

The winners of the scavenger hunt from left to right: Katie Valdois (12), Emily Miller (12), Grace Weitzel (12), Hannah Miller (12), Katie Miller (12), Ben Homan (12).
Winners Take All- The First Annual Make-A-Wish Scavenger Hunt!
By Hannah Miller, Co-Editor • March 21, 2023

On Friday, March 17, the Palmer Ridge High School Student Council hosted their first annual Make-A-Wish Scavenger Hunt! This activity, provided as an outlet for PRHS students to have fun and explore the areas of Palmer Lake and Monument, was also paired with a...

A traditional Midsummers maypole
Ari Aster, A Horror Movie Genius
By Riley Troy, Reporter • May 8, 2023

Psychological horror is an excellent subgenre, and there are some directors that have perfected the paranoid feeling of being watched or followed even when nothing is there...

Anne Embraces Matthew
From Page To Stage
By Bella Pemberton, Reporter • May 8, 2023

Anne of Green Gables is a well-loved story read all over the world and is one of the most popular novels of all time. L.M. Montgomery’s 1908 novel has been translated into...

Seniors Signing Off: Farewell to the Class of 2023
Seniors Signing Off: Farewell to the Class of 2023
By Amaya Taylor May 8, 2023

Take a look at a select few of our seniors from the Class of 2023 and their various decisions in post-high school plans. Skyla Kelleher (pictured right) is attending Northern...

The Lewis-Palmer goalie faces a shot in a shoot out. Photo by Hannah Miller.
The Palmer Lake Outdoor Classic
By Hannah Miller, Co-Editor • March 22, 2023

The Lewis Palmer Ice Hockey team hosted the second annual Palmer Lake Classic on the night of January 6th. The event, taking place on a frozen...

Anisa Hajibrahim (12) jumps with her horse Consul. Photo provided by Anisa Hajibrahim.
The Art of Equestrian
March 22, 2023
Taking The Studying World By Storm - Lofi Girl
By Riley Troy, Reporter • January 19, 2023

Picture this, you’re in your room, homework was especially brutal today, five of your teachers are expecting projects due by the end of the...

Meet the Staff
Hannah Miller
Hannah Miller

Hannah Miller is a senior at Palmer Ridge High School. This is her second year on the Bear Truth staff, and she is very excited to be Co-Editor this year! She plays field hockey and plans to play in college....

Anneliese Gracey is a senior at Palmer Ridge High School. This is her first year on the staff! Anneliese loves to read, write, and swim. She is currently swimming for COSA swim team and hopes to continue...

Amaya Taylor
Amaya Taylor

Amaya Taylor is a senior at Palmer Ridge this year and is looking forward to her third year on the Bear Truth staff. Amaya seeks to pursue a career in law after high school. She loves to participate in...

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...

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