The Bear Truth


Vision Statement: The Bear Truth’s vision is to inform, educate, and entertain our readers as the primary news source of the Tri-Lakes area. Our community can rely on us to always tell the stories, opinions, and voices that ought to be shared in a truthful and honest way. 

Mission Statement: As the primary news source of the Tri-Lakes area, we will represent the student community by reporting the truth in its entirety; our mission is to expand on a wide variety of topics that are important and relevant to our audience while maintaining the integrity and accuracy of each story.

Frequently Asked Questions

When will the Bear Truth come out with their print magazine?

As of March 2020, the Bear Truth is now exclusively online. For the foreseeable future, we will not be producing any physical print magazines, and instead regularly updating our website with timely articles and fun community-centered pieces. You can view our previous year’s print publications here.

How is the Bear Truth funded?

For program and publication costs, the Bear Truth is not funded or affiliated with Palmer Ridge High School or District 38. We rely on our generous sponsors and donors to cover website subscription and material fees. If you are interested in sponsoring our news publication, please click here.

Are your political and opinion articles affiliated with the views of Palmer Ridge High School or District 38?

Palmer Ridge High School and District 38 are NOT affiliated or associated with any of our political and opinion views. Opinion-Editorial articles reflect either on the Bear Truth staff, the co-Editors-in-Chief, or the individual reporter, which is noted in each article. To read more about our Editorial Policy, click here.

Where else can I find the Bear Truth online?

On our social medias! Follow us on our Instagram account, our Spotify account, and our Facebook account for the latest news, playlists, recipes, polls, and more fun content!