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Achoo! Here Comes Flu Season.

Achoo! Here Comes Flu Season.

Myla Rogers, Staff

October 30, 2019

Even though Summer is not officially over, people are feeling the overall effects of the flu epidemic. Flu activity usually occurs from October to May. However, according to the Influenza-like Illness Surveillance Network, one to two percent of patients will the flu symptoms visit in the first week of Sept...

Social Media’s Mental Health Effects

Cat Gonzales, Editor In Chief

October 14, 2019

Social media is in many people’s everyday lives. It is a modern invention that is meant to make people feel connected to each other. Originally created with good intention. ¨It’s great for students to be able  to connect easily to our high school for example, by using the hashtag #bvillebruWIN,”...

Rebuilding KLIFE

Rebuilding KLIFE

Mia Ferguson, Staff

October 9, 2019

A new KLIFE house is being built on Hillcrest across from the high school. In the meantime, groups and events will be held at the ‘Central House’ for the current school year. “I think the new house will be a good way to accommodate more people for KLIFE” says sophomore Annabelle Kelly, “It...

A Look Into Homecoming

A Look Into Homecoming

Myla Rogers, Staff

October 9, 2019

The Bartlesville Bruins are 0-2 as they go into their sixth district game. After experiencing hardship with a loss against Collinsville, they have a chance to redeem themselves when they play against the Sand Springs Sandites. Homecoming is one of the best parts of the football season. The Sandites...

Homecoming Week Touches Down

Homecoming Week Touches Down

Peyton Chuleewah, Staff

October 7, 2019

The entire school community is revving up for Homecoming 2019, set for Oct. 7 - 11. The theme of this year’s homecoming was decided in the summer by the student council. “The students at that retreat selected the Under the Sea theme for the dance to go along with "Sink the Sandites," which is our...

Extra! Extra! Newsies comes to Bruins on Broadway

Extra! Extra! Newsies comes to Bruins on Broadway

April 30, 2019

  At the end of the student-led production of Bruins on Broadway in January, it was announced that this semester’s musical would be Disney’s Newsies. The dance heavy, hit broadway show that just recently released the rights to be performed by other organizations. The show focuses a young newsboy...

A Ray of Hope in Child Abuse Awareness month

A Ray of Hope in Child Abuse Awareness month

Cat Gonzales, Campus Corner Director

April 29, 2019

  In the heart of National Child Abuse Prevention month, it is important to remember those who help kids in such unfortunate situations.    Ray of Hope is an organization that provides a wide variety of resources for kids in need. They provide things like forensic interviews and exams, as we...

How to spot a problem: signs of child abuse you can identify today

Myla Rogers, Features Editor

April 26, 2019

  Since 2017, there have been 60,841 child abuse investigations in Oklahoma. Nearly 88% of these cases neglect, in which deliberate physical harm is not brought upon the child but the harm is the result of a lack of basic needs for the child. However, the most common forms of abuse and neglect seen...

Choir takes trip to the big apple

Choir takes trip to the big apple

Ana Oelen, Staff Member

March 13, 2019

   This spring break, the high school’s choir will be experiencing a once in a lifetime trip to New York City. From March 16-20, they will see some incredible sights and do some singing along the way. They will experience fantastic musicals on Broadway, a trip to the statue of liberty, and a tour of t...

Environmental Club pushes for less plastic

Environmental Club pushes for less plastic

Ana Oelen, Staff Member

February 22, 2019

  Plastic, an item we subconsciously use for five minutes everyday, that will take more than five hundred years to decay.   Everything from water, soda, plastic bottles, to plastic fast food drink cups including coffee cups, plastic silverware, plastic mechanical pens and pencils, plastic groce...

Extra extra! Newsies comes to Bartlesville!

Extra extra! Newsies comes to Bartlesville!

Alyssa Moody, Staff Member

February 19, 2019

  Bruins on Broadway is back at the high school, and this time they plan on doing Newsies.   “After the amazing work our students put in for our fall show of Oklahoma! We were sure we could do a bigger musical like Newsies,” Alex Rivera, vocal music director said.   The FAC is co...

Legally Blonde musical put on production at Community Center

Legally Blonde musical put on production at Community Center

Abby Turner, Editor in Chief

January 30, 2019

  Get ready to “bend and snap” in a whole new way as Legally Blonde: The Musical hits the Bartlesville Community Center this weekend. Based on the book turned popular early two-thousands flick, the musical follows Elle Woods, a fashion forward sorority girl, in her endeavor to become a law student in h...

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