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Summervilles maintenance crew trimmed the trees in order to keep them from falling down. They will soon grown back with its colorful leaves in the spring.

Campus Clean Up

Isabella Wickman and Josie Berg December 4, 2023

Have you ever noticed maintenance workers mowing the grass or working on the roof of buildings during school? As the seasons change at Summerville, the school’s maintenance crew has been taking care...

Many Summerville students at the Homecoming game this year posing for a picture. Showing some football game spirit with the White Out themed game!

2023 School Favorites

Madeline Sharkey and Brianna Fowler December 4, 2023

2023 was an eventful year for the Summerville Bears. From fun themed football games, to making school history with a section title, it was a year to remember.  Bears 2023-2024 football had a great...

The Orange Crush Band prepares for their one and only holiday parade. From Left to Right: Danner Poe (12), Cierra Bettencourt (12), and Matthew Weltmer (11). Mr. Johnson, band teacher is very much looking forward to their performance. “The night of the concert is the absolute best.

‘Tis the Season: Orange Crush band participates in parades

Darla Vogt and Isis Shavers November 28, 2023

‘Tis the season for SHS Orange Crush to perform in the upcoming holiday parades. As for fun and traditional Christmas activities, parades are a good way to spend the holiday season. Orange Crush band...

Ethnic Studies will be taught in all California high schools starting the 2025-2026 school year.

New Class Mandate for California Schools

Leila Dwight, Reporter November 17, 2023

New Class Mandate for California Schools The state of California has mandated a new class, Ethnic Studies, to be taught in all highschools. This requirement has been met with mixed feelings from the...

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Summerville Alum: When the students become the teacher

Peyton Skinner, Reporter November 17, 2023

Most students call Summerville High School home for four years until they walk across the field and graduate with their class. However, for six specific Bears, they have chosen to call Summerville High...

Austin Paris (10) and Cierra Bettencourt (12) perform the their entrance song, Wild Cats Cheer.

It’s Showtime: High School Musical is live

Lexie Melendez, Reporter November 17, 2023

High School Musical, directed by Kyla Hatler, recently had their first shows open this past weekend and many people came to see opening night. The cast features many talents from SHS and Connections Visual...

Two of this weeks guest speakers, Lexi and Rikki shared their experiences with the senior class. The class is very laid back and pretty fun so far... Honestly, the guest speakers have very useful information and give ideas with what to do career wise, stated Hayden Reiser (12).

Senior Seminar Guest Speakers

Isabella Wickman, Reporter November 11, 2023

Senior year, being the final year of high school, is meant to prepare students before being sent off into the real world. “Senior Seminar” is a required course to graduate at Summerville High School...

Summerville Connections High School Musical Production had their opening night on Thursday November 9. The show runs through this next weekend, with shows on Friday, Nov. 17 at 7 P.M., Saturday, Nov. 18 matinee at 2 P.M. and the final showing at 7 P.M. on Saturday, Nov. 18.

Connecting with Connections

Kai Pradenas, Reporter November 11, 2023

The Connections Visual and Performing Arts program has been around for many years for students who want to pursue performing arts classes during their 7th to 12th grade years. However, it seems to not...

Junior Gabe Romano also agreed on the negative side of AI and how it can impact students in their school work. “...obviously the bad side is that students can create essays like out of thin air with AI,” voiced Romano.

The Impact of AI in School: What is it? How are students accessing AI?

Isabella Wickman, Reporter October 27, 2023

Wandering eyes, notes in water bottles, a study guide under the desk--all ways students have found ways to be dishonest with their schoolwork.  Today’s generation, however, faces a new way of cheating,...

PICTURED: Mr. Atkins Senior Seminar class participates in cooking labs in order to obtain skills for the future.

Hey Seniors: What’s Next?

Peyton Skinner, Photo Editor October 13, 2023

Senior year brings a lot of uncertainties for the future. What college will I go to? What job do I want? What am I going to do with the rest of my life? Everyone has been there. Some people seem like...

There are many upcoming events to attend locally, so there will be no shortage of fun things to do for this Halloween season.

What’s Spooky, Summerville?

Leila Stuart, Reporter October 13, 2023

This Halloween season, as a follow-up to an inquiry about Summerville’s “Fall Favorites,” BTC took a look into what some Summerville students and teachers find scary and places to go for seasonal...

TRYOUTS. Interested in playing girls soccer? Tryouts 6 PM on Nov. 1 at Summerville High.

Girls Soccer Gearing up for Another Season

Brook Armer, Reporter October 13, 2023

The first official soccer meeting of the season was held in Mrs. Peterson's room on October 5, 2023. There were lots of new faces, including new coaches, who are ready for the upcoming season. Important...

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