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Bear Witness (Branham student newspaper)

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. 
2017 Pacemaker Finalist - National Scholastic Press Association
2017 First Place - Best of Show, NSPA/JEA National Convention in Dallas
2017 Second Place - Front-page design, Kelley Sheen and Julia Kolman
2017 Honorable Mention - Cartooning, Catherine Monroy
2017 - First place - Best of the West, NorCal Journalism Educators Association
2018 - Pacemaker Finalist - National Scholastic Press Association
2018 - Second place - Best in the West, NorCal Journalism Educators Association
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Michaela Edlin - Editor in Chief
Annalise Freimarck - Managing Editor
Julia Marques da Silva - Design Director
Elizabeth Posery - Art Director
Julianne Alvares - Opinion Editor
Shlok Gore - Science and Technology Editor
Ryan McCarthy - Sports Editor
Uzor Awuzie - Student Life Editor
Laura Heffernan - Arts and Entertainment Editor
Staff writers
Jasmine Nguyen
Renee Owens
Caitlyn Schlaman
Chandler Roberts
Jessica Berton
Sarah Sabawi
Fitzgerald Vo - Adviser