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Senior Searches for Mass Graves

Audry Ainesworth, Staff

December 13, 2019

The investigation for finding the mass graves from the Tulsa Race Massacre has been reopened. The Tulsa race riots were known to cause many casualties but historians still are not sure how many lives were taken in this tragedy. The investigation has been recently opened by Tulsa mayor George Theron...

Oklahoma Story Filmed in Pawhuska

Myla Rogers, Staff

December 13, 2019

A big production movie is coming to the Oklahoma town of Pawhuska. “Killers of the Flower Moon” is based on the book “Killers of the Flower Man” about how Native Americans were murdered for their oil rights in the 1920s. Native Americans became rich after the discovery of oil on their land. The...

Distribution of Bond Money

Distribution of Bond Money

Cat Gonzales, Editor In Chief

December 13, 2019

A recent bond has been passed to give funding towards the Bartlesville school district. The bond that passed provide a little over 17.9$ million to the school district through the course of the next three years. The athletics department is getting funding under the portions dedicated to “activities”...

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...

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