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Dynamic duo Maddie and Tae take center stage with new album

Dynamic duo Maddie and Tae take center stage with new album

Mckenzie Barrow, Staff Writer

October 30, 2015


Filed under Entertainment, Showcase

Maddie & Tae just might be the next Taylor Swift.  Their singles “Fly” and “Girl in a Country Song” got them noticed, but their album “Start Here” is their formal introduction to the world of country music. They are the first female duo to get a song, “Girl in a Country Song,”...

Football-related injuries continue to plague sport

Football-related injuries continue to plague sport

Nathan Aquino, Staff Writer

October 30, 2015


Filed under Showcase, Sports

It’s been a decade since Matthew Zaragoza Van Gerelden, a junior at East Union High School, died from fatal head trauma.  He collided head-on with with the chest of a player from Bear Creek during the second quarter of the football game. Van Gerelden was knocked on his back, flailing his arms,...

EAF fundraises for campus sports and clubs

EAF fundraises for campus sports and clubs

Cody Evans, Staff Writer

October 30, 2015


Filed under News, Showcase

If any Bear Creek students, teachers, or staff members happened to travel down Thornton Road during the week leading up to the Fourth of July, chances are they passed a fireworks booth intended to raise money for various BCHS educational and athletic programs. At the head of such funding efforts is...

Police “intercept” weapon on campus

Police “intercept” weapon on campus

Graschelle Hipolito, Editor-in-Chief

October 30, 2015


Filed under News, Showcase

A week before the Umpqua Community College shooting in Oregon that resulted in 10 student deaths, Bear Creek staff were alerted by an email during 6th period from Vice Principal Sera Baysinger regarding the increased presence of Stockton police officers on campus. Although never specifically addressed...

“Yes Means Yes” legislation reaches high schools

“Yes Means Yes” legislation reaches high schools

Emma Garcia, Online Editor-in-Chief

October 30, 2015


Filed under News, Showcase

When Mike leans in to kiss his girlfriend of two weeks, how does he know his actions will be not only reciprocated, but also welcomed? Since stories like the St. Paul’s School trial and the infamous Rolling Stone article have monopolized the media’s attention, teenagers have been forced to reexamine...

Review: Adele’s “Hello”

Review: Adele’s “Hello”

Emma Garcia, Online Editor-in-Chief

October 29, 2015


Filed under Daily Updates, Reviews, Showcase

This past week, singer songwriter Adele returned to the music industry after a three year hiatus. She did this by releasing her new song “Hello,” which is the lead single for her upcoming album titled “25.” It has already taken over the US charts for the most downloaded single of all time. Adele’s l...

Clubs on Campus: Polynesian Club

Clubs on Campus: Polynesian Club

Ju Hee Park, Staff Writer

October 28, 2015


Filed under Clubs on Campus, Daily Updates, Showcase

The Polynesian Club teaches its members Tahitian dancing, a subgroup under Polynesian dancing. During weekly practices, choreographers and officers teach the members how to dance the basic moves and put those moves into a certain choreography which will be performed during the International Rally at the ...

Sports Madness: 10/26

Sports Madness: 10/26

Jessica Dang, Features Editor

October 27, 2015


Filed under Daily Updates, Showcase, Sports Madness

After losing consecutive games, on Thursday, October 22, Bear Creek’s varsity boys and junior varsity boys soccer team got itself back on track on senior night. With adrenaline and excitement sparked by the audience and teammates on the sideline, the Bruins began their playoff . The game st...

Satire: College Applications

Satire: College Applications

Jessica Rodrigues, Photography Editor

October 27, 2015


Filed under Current Events, Daily Updates, Showcase

So, the date that college applications are allowed to be submitted are just around the corner. The personal statements and thousands of extensive questions about every single activity you did and grade you received in high school are due. But this should be no problem to finish because of course you...

Sports Madness: 9/20

Sports Madness: 9/20

Graschelle Hipolito, Editor-in-Chief

September 21, 2015


Filed under Daily Updates, Showcase, Sports Madness

On Monday, September 14, Bear Creek’s varsity boys soccer team claimed the first victory on the new turf field.   With high levels of excitement and anticipation for the first game of the season, Bear Creek’s varsity boys began their face off against Ben Holt College Preparatory Academy.  F...

Clubs on Campus: Film Club

Clubs on Campus: Film Club

Cody Evans, Staff Writer

September 16, 2015


Filed under Clubs on Campus, Daily Updates, Showcase

Film Club was inspired by the hopes and dreams of it’s President, Mason Moreno, but the task of creating a thirty to forty minute film takes months to complete, and cannot be upheld without the help of a dedicated cast and crew. However with forty-five members and a partnership with the Drama Club...

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