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Cell phone ruling could impact student searches

Cell phone ruling could impact student searches

Jessica Rodrigues, Staff Writer

September 11, 2014

The Riley ruling make clear it is more intrusive to search a cell phone than another physical space such as a backpack or purse because a cell phone contains limitless amounts of personal information, beyond what a person could physically carry.

Link Crew help freshmen adjust to high school expectations

Graschelle Hipolito and Brooke Shimasaki

September 11, 2014

The Link Crew program serves to welcome freshmen and guide them through the transition from middle school to high school.

Students surprised by changes in P.E. requirements

Students surprised by changes in P.E. requirements

Cameron Morelli, Editor-in-Chief

September 11, 2014

"Zero period P.E. is going to be less permissive and more focused on the curriculum they are supposed to be teaching." -Principal Bill Atterberry

Funding cuts hit ASP and ASB hard

Kristen Lam, Editor-in-Chief

September 11, 2014

"I don't think any amount of fundraising can make up for this deficit. We can't do fifteen carwashes to make up for it." -Student Government Adviser Micheal Heberle

Stockton home to the ‘hottest’ women in U.S.

Cameron Morelli, Editor-in-Chief

September 4, 2014

According to a popular online rating site entitled “Hot or Not,” Stockton is home to the hottest men and women in the United States. Created in 2000 by Silicon Valley engineers Jim Young and James Hong, the website “Hot or Not” was soon converted into an app with over 10 million users in the...

Editors take multiple first, second place categories in “The Record’s” high school journalism competition

Editors take multiple first, second place categories in “The Record’s” high school journalism competition

July 5, 2014

The staff of The Bruin Voice would like to honor our 2013-2014 Editor-in-Chief and Feature Editor Jessica Nguyen on her winning The Record's Richard D. Marsh award for excellence in student journalism. Nguyen placed first in the feature category for the feature "Students appreciate family immigration...

Congratulations to the class of 2014!

Congratulations to the class of 2014!

May 30, 2014

Congratulations to the Bear Creek High School graduating class of 2014! You made it! – The staff of "The Bruin Voice"

UC schedule change prompts online protest petition over religious bias

UC schedule change prompts online protest petition over religious bias

Tom Vo, Staff Writer

May 23, 2014

Incoming freshmen, transfers, and returning students attending a UC that operates under the quarter system in the fall semester of the 2014-2015 school year will have an extra week of summer break and one less for winter break as a result of the Jewish High Holy Days, Rosh Hashanah (Sept. 26-28) and...

Common Core field test: many juniors question its usefulness

Jacob Williams, Opinion Editor

May 23, 2014

With the introduction of Chromebooks and a rolling block schedule came much discontent from the Common Core pilot program testers. Although Common Core is designed to prepare high school students for college and the workforce, some juniors argue that it was not only unfair but illogical to test the...

Summer school program returns

Justine Do-Huynh, Staff Writer

May 23, 2014

For the first time since the summer of 2009, the Lodi Unified School District will be offering summer school to students. According to Bear Creek’s website, summer school is intended to help students who need to make up a class if they are credit deficient or are not on track to graduate. Those w...

Teens engaged in local politics

Jessica Lee, News Editor

May 23, 2014

When someone thinks about teenagers, the first thing that comes to mind is high school or social media. But political association? Believe it or not, more teens are getting involved in politics, becoming more politically versed, and establishing their political viewpoints. They’re not only becoming...

Programming class added to next year’s course offerings

Jessica Nguyen, Editor-in-Chief & News Editor

May 23, 2014

A programming course is being offered to students for the 2014-2015 school year. Not previously offered before, the new course has brought in about 18 potential students. (subject to change, new numbers have not come in yet) “It sounded too cool to be true,” junior Kristin Lam said. “Once I read t...

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