2011 September : Bear Facts

Bare Voices moves on to next round of SING! Competition

September 30, 2011 • Abby Carpenter, Features Editor  
Filed under News

Bare Voices has moved on to the next round in the National SING! Competition and is now competing against two other groups to move on to the final round. You can cast your vote for Bare Voices once a day, through Wednesday, October 5, on either the SING! Competition’s website or facebook page. Just... Read more »

LZHS students participate in “See You at the Pole” (gallery)

September 28, 2011 • Krystyna Keena, News Editor  
Filed under News

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New faculty joins LZHS: Christopher Holland

New faculty joins LZHS: Christopher Holland

September 27, 2011 • Julia Kuhn, Features Writer  
Filed under Features

LZHS hired a new Literacy Center Supervisor this year to help transform the Writing Center into a different kind of resource for students and teachers. Christopher Holland, literacy center supervisor, previously lived and worked in Long Island, New York as a substitute teacher. He plans to transform... Read more »

LZHS students see the Lion King

LZHS students see the Lion King

September 27, 2011 • Madeline Jordan, Features Editor  
Filed under Entertainment

On September 16, 2011, the highest grossing hand drawn animation film of all time, The Lion King, circled back to life in 3D. Despite their age, some LZHS students are buying tickets to experience the beloved kid’s movie again on the big screen, and students will be able to buy the remastered blu-ray... Read more »

Bear Facts Flashback: Hard hats are still at work on the new wing

The New LZHS Wing

September 27, 2011  
Filed under Features

Each week, Bear Facts will post an article from a past issue.  These articles can demonstrate what life was like for a high school student in that year.  What seemed important to them that seems commonplace now?  This article ran in December 1993. By Alyssa Tierney It is very common to see construction... Read more »

Bears win in week five over Mundelein

LZHS Football vs. Mundelein

September 25, 2011 • Renee Griffin, Sports Writer  
Filed under Sports, Top Stories

The LZ football team jumped to a 4-1 record after a win at Mundelein Friday with a final score of 41-7. All three phases of the team had a strong showing. The Mustangs struggled against a stingy Bears defense, which in the first three quarters gave up no points and only 78 yards. Senior quarterback Zach... Read more »

New faculty joins LZHS: Sheila Evans

New faculty joins LZHS: Sheila Evans

September 21, 2011 • Madeline Jordan, Features Editor  
Filed under Features

This year, Rachel’s Challenge and a lunch program are not the only additions to the high school, as a variety of new members have joined the Lake Zurich faculty. Sheila Evans, an English teacher who previously worked at Crystal Lake High School, is one of these additions. “Lake Zurich has so much... Read more »

Bear Facts Flashback: The Great American Smoke Out

Bear Facts Flashback: The Great American Smoke Out

September 20, 2011  
Filed under Features

Each week, Bear Facts will post an article from a past issue.  These articles can demonstrate what life was like for a high school student in that year.  What seemed important to them that seems commonplace now?  This article ran November 1978. By Anne Richard Posters appeared throughout the school... Read more »

Lynn to play at Division 1 college

Lynn to play at Division 1 college

September 20, 2011 • Renee Griffin, Sports Writer  
Filed under Sports

Jack Lynn, senior linebacker, recently committed to University of Minnesota with a Division 1 football scholarship. He was a three star recruit, according to Rivals.com. “I chose Minnesota for academics. They’re one of the best in the nation for that. I have family that went there and lives in that... Read more »

Football team hopes to have strong season

Football team hopes to have strong season

September 20, 2011 • Renee Griffin, Sports Writer  
Filed under Sports

The football team had an off and on start to the season, with a wins over Fremd and Warren as well as a close loss to the Cary Grove Trojans. The Bears hope to build on a strong 2010 season in which they came in second in the state finals at the 7A level. “The expectations are the same for us every... Read more »

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