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December 13, 2010

Alumni Charity show held in PAC

Kasey Roe, Bear Facts News Writer

December 13, 2010

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There will be a charity concert on December 20 in the PAC in honor of Billy Misik, 2003 graduate who passed away from cancer in 2006. The show will be held in the PAC on December 20 and will showcase LZHS graduates. Admission... Read more »

Students not ready for college according to ACT results

Colleen McGee, Bear Facts News Editor

December 13, 2010

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Based on ACT test results from last spring, eight out of 10 public high school juniors in Illinois weren’t considered ready for college classes in all subjects. Carl Krause, college and career center counselor, is not surprised... Read more »

Students prove tolerant of others

Amanda Tokarev, Bear Facts News Writer

December 13, 2010

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Although 87.4 percent of LZHS students are Caucasian, almost all students said they are tolerant of people from a different race, according to a recent Bear Facts survey. Bear Facts conducted a survey of over 300 students... Read more »

Consumer Ed test cancelled

Kasey Roe, Bear Facts News Writer

December 13, 2010

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The Illinois State board of Education has cancelled the Consumer Education Proficiency exam due to funds. As of July 2010 the test is no longer offered at LZHS or any other high schools in Illinois. The Consumer Education test,... Read more »

Board requires fewer correct answers to pass ISAT exam

Eddie Tarpey, Bear Facts News Writer

December 13, 2010

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The Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) is cutting down on the amount of points needed to pass the Illinois Standardized Achievement Test (ISAT).             The fifth-grade reading test requires ten percent... Read more »

Replacement selected for drama teacher position

Nick Connell, Bear Facts Editor-in-chief

December 13, 2010

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            After drama teacher Ronald Culver’s resignation, amid allegations of misconduct, LZHS administration began searching for Culver’s long term replacement. “We have interviewed several candidates for... Read more »

Contraceptive posters’ display denied

Savannah Saunders, Jessica Baum, Bear Facts Contributors

December 13, 2010

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Students in Child Development I students were not allowed to hang projects concerning different methods of birth control in the hallways because parents entering the school might find them offensive. Rosemary Caparelli, Child... Read more »

Changes being considered for school dances

McKenna larson, Lauren McKee, Ashley Mies, Julia Kuhn, Bear Facts Contributors

December 13, 2010

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The administration is considering possible changes, such as guest policy, dress code, and location, for future dances, as stated in the October newsletter sent out by Kim Kolze, principal. Ryan Rubenstein, assistant principal... Read more »