The Bruin Voice

School Survival Guide to: Choices

Giancarlo Lizarraga, Staff Writer

November 17, 2016


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On a Friday weeks ago, I took an opportunity that would have me present myself in front of hundreds of Bear Creek students. A sense of urgency brought me to Mrs. LaRue’s classroom after school to audition for singing the National Anthem at the Powderpuff game and rally. This being my second to...

How do you survive in school?

Adannaya Binder, Staff Writer

November 10, 2016


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Noah Rojas, Sophomore -In class i use my time wisely, and i’m always working. -My advice to others is to always ask for help and to go to tutoring. -In order to remember things, I reread and rewrite everything I need to know, until I memorize it. -I study for about 30 min-1 hr when I get home,...

School Survival Guide: Extracurriculars

Sophie Gilliland, Online Editor-in-Chief

November 3, 2016


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I almost died my sophomore year. That may seem like an exaggeration, but I kid you not. I had bad asthma for a few weeks and I overdosed on my inhaler — sucks to my ass-mar — and that could have caused my to have a heart attack. On top of that I had shin splints and I tore my retina. Tearing your...

School Survival Guide to: After School Activities

Giancarlo Lizarraga, Staff Writer

October 27, 2016


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As teenagers race out the gates of Bear Creek High School, there are some who stay behind long after the final bell has rung. On most weekdays here at the Creek, there are various sports, clubs, and programs available to any student. Kids here are infamous for dividing their time among extracurricular...

School Survival Guide To: Time Management

Sophie Gilliland, Online Editor-in-Chief

October 20, 2016


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The end is near: sleep-deprived students scramble to finish their work, children are crying, women are screaming, keys are being punched frantically, your teacher laughs in your face while telling you no, you can’t print out your essay in class. This may sound a little bit like an infomercial, but...

School Survival Guide To: Presentations

Giancarlo Lizarraga, Staff Writer

September 29, 2016


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Imagine the crowd in their underwear as you stare forward above the their heads, standing straight with your feet plotted on the ground. Drips of salty solution slither from your raised brow down to the sides of your prominent nose and eventually reach the dry, chapped lips of a nervous performer. Whether...

School Survival Guide To: High School

David Hancock, Staff Writer

September 22, 2016


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Dear unfortunate readers, To be honest guys, I’m sorry I volunteered to write about tips to help you survive high school, I seriously have no idea. I don’t have the key to surviving high school. I mean, all the advice I have is from times my own dumb decisions have bitten me in the ass, so if...

School Survival Guide To: Essays

Claire Gilliland, Editor-in-Chief

September 8, 2016


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Essays: if students don’t procrastinate, they can be excellent portrayals of their writing skills. If they do procrastinate, then the essays can turn into a last-minute attempt at a good grade that ends up looking more like the Frankenstein’s monster of literary works than an actual essay. There...

School Survival Guide To: AP Classes

Giancarlo Lizarraga, Staff Writer

September 1, 2016


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Those thirsting for a bit of adventure might try their hand at skydiving, motorbiking, or other thrill seeking activities, but there’s a free and easy fix available right here on the Bear Creek campus: Advanced Placement (AP) Classes. A grueling task, these courses take the stresses of everyday...

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