Scientists agree climate change is real, Americans should too

Joe Koncel, Managing Editor

August 25, 2011

Filed under Viewpoint

Of all the problems faced by the United States and the world, climate change is perhaps the most ignored, and new studies show increasingly fewer Americans even believe it is real.  We need to accept that global warming exists... Read more »

Teachers train for summer running

Kat Pauli, bear facts sports writer

August 24, 2011

Filed under Sports

Summer is seen as training time for many athletes, as it is the off season for most sports, but for a select few summer is their busiest competition season. Several Lake Zurich teachers are involved with summer running events,... Read more »

Fantasy football season kicks off with drafts

Renee Griffin, bear facts sports writer

August 24, 2011

Filed under Sports

With the National Football League (NFL) preseason under way, fantasy football drafts and leagues are beginning to heat up. Fantasy players everywhere, whether they are coworkers or students, are ranking their players, drafting... Read more »

Coming to LZ: ELL students adapt to American life

Abby Carpenter, Features Editor

August 24, 2011

Filed under Features

As many high school students understand, moving from state to state or even city to city is an intimidating process no matter how old. But while this may be difficult, fewer students can comprehend the challenge of immigrating... Read more »

Zwinky: a world inside your screen

Sara Pardej, Bear Facts entertainment writer

August 24, 2011

Filed under Entertainment

With the touch of a keyboard, and the click of a mouse, you’re on your way into a new virtual cyberworld: Zwinktopia.             Http://zwinky.com is a virtual world in which you, the player, have the... Read more »

Engineers recruit LZHS band

Kevin Logan, Bear Facts news writer

August 24, 2011

Filed under News

The LZHS marching band put on a show at the McCormick Place Skyline Ballroom in Chicago in honor of the American Society of Safety Engineer’s 100th anniversary.             The ASSE asked the marching band in October... Read more »

D95 board members should throw out proposed drug testing program

Chris Radecki, Editor-in-Chief

August 24, 2011

Filed under Viewpoint

Through the course of this summer, District 95 board members have been debating whether or not to implement a drug testing program suggested two years ago. What the district has not done, however, is prove the community there... Read more »

Lifeline: student starts mental health program

Krystyna Keena, Bear Facts news editor

August 24, 2011

Filed under News

Depression, eating disorders, suicide, addictions, and abuse all negatively affect the mental health of teens who suffer from these conditions. One student aims to help those teens this year with a new school-wide mental health... Read more »