School shooting threat – 18 September, 2014

This afternoon, we received a call from an upset parent who said that he was "coming down tomorrow and it was going to be like a Columbine situation". The Stockton Police Department was notified and responded immediately. We have not yet found the person who made this terroristic threat.

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September 18, 2014 • 0 comments

Thornton Road shootout a mile from campus shocks Bear Creek students

Jessica Dang, Staff Writer

Students at Bear Creek witnessed a shootout seen mostly in movies as police responded to a bank robbery that concluded on Thornton Road just a mile from the high school a week before school began on Wed., July 16.

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September 12, 2014 • 0 comments

Students volunteer in Costa Rica, learn lifeskills through their experience

Arlene Ocana, Staff Writer

Seniors Isabelle Rodriguez and Marissa Doblados went to Costa Rica over the summer with volunteer programs Cross-Cultural Solutions and People to People, respectively. The programs gave them the opportunity to interact with kids from orphanages and work at a school. People to People provides educational travel for students all over the globe and allows students to experience unique opportunities such as rappelling from a castle wall or riding an elephant and visiting places like the British Parliament, private islands in Fiji or the backstage of the Sydney Opera House.

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September 12, 2014 • 0 comments

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Students decide: what constitutes a real friend?

It’s time to end a friendship when it is clear that negativity rules all. Being surrounded by poisoned people creates a chain reaction, so it’s important to be brave enough to end it. Toxic friendships are to be ended by standing up for personal beliefs and being surrounded by people with positive motives.

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September 19, 2014 • 0 comments

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Fee waivers often leave out middle class families

Jasmine Santos, Editor-in-Chief & News Editor

I don’t think it’s fair when I see a student pay $25 for five AP tests, and then another student, who couldn’t afford multiple...  Read More »

April 25, 2014 • 0 comments

Test prep guides, cramming can lead to better scores

April 25, 2014

Companies use SAT scores to weed out weak applicants

April 25, 2014

Redesigned SAT set to debut in 2016

April 25, 2014

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