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At Bear News (brought to you by the MHS Journalism Club), it is our mission to entertain our readers, viewers, and listeners with various newsworthy topics. In order to do this, Journalism Club members creatively pursue news stories n topics that focus on the MHS community from the student perspective. We encourage all MHS students (with staff support) to participate in the making of the Bear News through all forms of media content including but not limited to written articles, poll, videos, podcasts, art, and more.

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Back to School in 2021
Carlos Melgar

Hello Bears, my name is Carlos Melgar and I am a sophomore here at Merced High School. This past year and a half have been interesting since COVID 19 took over. This virus heavily affected everyone around the world. A handful of those people are students. Due to COVID, we had to stay at home for almost a year and a half doing online school. It was not the best experience. It led me to think, “What do other students think about being back in school after staying at home for a good amount of time?” To find out what students had to say about this and more, click on the file below for the full story.

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October Newsletter 2021


Behind School Lunch: Part I

by Isabel Perez-Zoghbi

Join senior reporter and Journalism Club President Isabel Perez-Zoghbi as she takes you behind the scenes in the MHS cafeteria to see how and what the process of preparing over 1,000 meals a day looks like. This is the first installment in a series that will feature more segments on school lunch. Enjoy this first episode!


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Jacob Meneley

Jacob Meneley

MHS, MHS Social Studies