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Should students be allowed to decorate their graduation caps?

Should students be allowed to decorate their graduation caps?
May 26, 2017

Lily Tran: pro For seniors, graduation is a symbolic ceremony that celebrates a personal milestone: finishing high school. So it only seems fair to allow graduating students the opportunity to personalize...

Talent Show raises over $1,000 for Make-a-Wish

May 26, 2017

Not only does Bear Creek have diversity, it also has talent. The Make-A-Wish Foundation held its third annual talent show on Friday, May 12 where over a dozen Bruins showcased their talent. Seniors...

Media campaign reminds us why ‘Stockton is home

May 26, 2017

The “Stockton is Home” campaign is a social media campaign started in February 2017 by Stockton native Jasmine Leek on Twitter. It has since expanded to other social media platforms such as Instagram,...

Following my brother’s footsteps into the U.S. Army

First Person
May 26, 2017

For as long as I can remember, the army was my brother’s thing. Everyone — from our family to the strangers at the store — knew that he was going to grow up and become a military man, and I was...

A letter to my freshman self

A letter to my freshman self
May 26, 2017

Dear freshman Sandra, Honey, you’ve got a big storm comin’. First things first, a majority of the friends you have now will not stick around through the years. Don’t worry though, it’s less...

Retiring teachers say farewell

May 26, 2017

Lynda Farrar Lynda Farrar currently teaches Pre-AP English 9, Read 180, and AP Literature. After years of being at Bear Creek, Farrar decided to retire due to family concerns. “One’s age doesn’t...

2017 Valedictorian reflects on achievement

First Person
May 26, 2017

Four years, 1,825 days, countless hours of homework from AP classes, and many, many seconds of relying on the clutch for grades. It’s been a dream of mine to graduate as valedictorian since I was...

First in my family to go to college

First Person
May 26, 2017

I am proud to say that I will be the first person in my family to go to college. It was expected of me ever since I was little. Of course, I did want to go, I just did not have any guidance. My parents...

New first day schedule starts ’17-’18

May 26, 2017

Although most students can’t think beyond the next week and the start of summer, 2017-18 student government is already planning the first day back to school. “The entire purpose of the first day...

Summer school offered at McNair, Lodi campuses

May 26, 2017

For some, summer is a time of exploration and adventure. For others, summer is a time to catch up in credits or even get ahead through summer school. This year, summer school offers the same core classes...

Reasons for drop in AP students unclear

May 26, 2017

May 12 marked the end of the dreaded AP testing season. This came as a huge sigh of relief to AP students who have struggled physically, mentally, emotionally and financially in preparation for their...

One Last Time

May 25, 2017

My dear readers, Two weeks ago I told myself I was so sick of school and I was angry that the school year took so long and I couldn’t wait for it to be over. I told myself I was sick of all the graduation...

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