2012 March : Bear Facts

Senior includes school efforts in his Eagle Scout project

March 24, 2012 • Krystyna Keena, News Editor  
Filed under News

Senior David LaVanne is collecting donations of food and water to bring the hurricane victims of Harrisburg, IL as his Eagle Scout project. LaVanne began the project almost two weeks ago following the disaster that struck Harrisburg, and said he hopes to supply the victims with as much nonperishable... Read more »

Science Club students go to state

March 23, 2012 • Emily Ekl, Entertainment Editor  
Filed under News

Five members of Science Club recently qualified to continue from Regionals to Sectionals. Seniors Lissa Mandell, Kaitlyn Etienne, Adam Michael, and sophomores Ryan Thorne, and Sarah Ditton all placed either first or second at Regionals. Mandell placed second in Biology and Ditton placed first in Biology.... Read more »

District 95 Orchestras rock out in the PAC

District 95 Orchestras rock out in the PAC

March 23, 2012 • Maggie Monson, Viewpoint Writer  
Filed under News, Top Stories

The PAC was host to a district-wide orchestra concert on March 20. This was no ordinary orchestra concert, however. Mark Wood, an electric violinist, led orchestra members from nine grades in what he calls an “orchestra rock concert.” Wood, a Grammy-winning musician, was an original member of the... Read more »

Habitat for Humanity holds Act, Speak, Build Week

March 23, 2012 • Kat Pauli, Sports Writer  
Filed under News

The LZHS Habitat for Humanity club raised money all this week to support Act Speak Build week. Habitat for Humanity has an international week every year to raise money for the club. The club that helps to build houses for those who would otherwise not have one. Those who receive these houses help build... Read more »

LZHS Color Guard wins state

March 23, 2012 • Renee Griffin, Sports Writer  
Filed under Sports

The LZ Winter Color Guard won the IDTA State championship last weekend, placing first in the tall flag division and second in lyrical flag division. This was the second year in the row that they won State. “Everyone screamed and jumped up to hug each other,” Olivia Pesce, junior, said. Though there... Read more »

LZHS German club members win events at German competition

March 22, 2012 • Emily Hack, Features Writer  
Filed under News

German club members visited UIC high school for German competitions and events, on February 29. Noel Brindise, freshman, won second in the German spelling bee competition, while Mateus Jonas, freshman, and Jake Summey, freshman, won second in the city guide competition. This trip was organized by the... Read more »

Kyle Russ wins 2012 Mr. Lake Zurich title

March 22, 2012 • Chris Radecki, Editor-in-Chief  
Filed under News

This year’s Mr. Lake Zurich Competition was filled with laughs, awkward moments, and sheer excellence displayed by some of LZHS’s most talented senior males. However one competitor stood out among the rest: Kyle Russ. Russ’s talent portion of the competition consisted of a ballroom-style dance... Read more »

Plug in Stereo’s new EP worth the wait

Plug in Stereo’s new EP worth the wait

March 21, 2012 • Sara Pardej, Entertainment Writer  
Filed under Entertainment

Plug in Stereo’s new EP, Patience, was worth every bit of patience. The album showed lead singer, Trevor Dahl’s, growth as an artist. The songs include more instruments and variety compared to his past albums and EPs. The EP contains four new songs and his popular duet with Cady Groves, “Oh Darling.” “Each... Read more »

LZHS hosts Chamber of Commerce Expo

LZHS hosts Chamber of Commerce Expo

March 18, 2012 • Joe Koncel, Managing Editor  
Filed under News

The LZ Area Chamber of Commerce held a Business and Community Expo yesterday in the Lake Zurich High School Field House. Numerous businesses and groups from around Lake Zurich set up booths to speak with visitors about their products of services. LZHS students were among the residents who attended. Some... Read more »

Start spreading the news: orchestra going to New York, New York

March 13, 2012 • Julia Kuhn, Features Writer  
Filed under Features

The orchestra will be taking a bite out of the Big Apple this Spring Break when the LZHS orchestra goes to New York City to perform at United Nations and take in some of the sights that make NYC one of the most culturally diverse cities in the world. “The trip is going to be busy; we have a packed... Read more »

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