The Bear Witness is a monthly newspaper dedicated to covering the Branham student body and its community. Students in the journalism class learn to interview, report, write, edit, take photographs, create graphics and learn page layout basics.
The publication is the 2017 finalist for the National Scholastic Press Pacemaker, which is considered the highest honor among high school publications. Representatives will be attending the fall national convention in Dallas, Texas.
The Bear Witness also received first place in the newspaper category at the annual Journalism Educators Association NorCal Media Day.
View the latest issue below:
Julia Kolman - Editor in Chief
Michaela Edlin - Managing Editor
Rosalie Gonzalez - Production Manager
Annalise Freimarck - News Editor
Julianne Alvares - Opinion Editor
Taylor Susewitz - Science and Technology Editor
Atticus Ahearn - Student Life Editor
Ryan McCarthy - Sports Editor
Jocelyn Pierce - Arts and Entertainment Editor
Anastasia Langner - Copy Editor
Mahta Delshad - Copy Editor
Sydney Uyeda - Online Editor
Julia Marques da Silva
Fitzgerald Vo - Adviser