2012 May : Bear Facts

JV Lacrosse teams have winning records

May 30, 2012 • Kat Pauli, Viewpoint Editor  
Filed under Sports

The girls’ team had a 12-1 regular season record and 19-4 including tournament games. They placed fourth in the Oak Park River Forest tournament and placed third in the Wildcat Classic tournament.              The girls’ only regular season loss came against Lake Forest with a final score... Read more »

LZHS Honors Anatomy students go on cadaver lab field trip

May 29, 2012 • emily hack, bear facts viewpoint writer  
Filed under News

Students from Honors Anatomy visited the cadaver lab in the University of Chicago, to sum up the semester. On May 11, the students traveled to Chicago to visit the lab as a final summary of their year in Honors Anatomy. The student’s observed eight cadavers at the cadaver lab.  “It was really cool... Read more »

Juniors display school spirit during last week of school

May 29, 2012 • kevin logan, bear facts news editor  
Filed under News

 Juniors showed school spirit by dressing up for theme days during the last week of school. To finish up the last week before finals, the juniors wanted to show school spirit and plan for next year’s Student Section by dressing for different themes, according to Jordan Williams, junior. “I dressed... Read more »

Cut-throat nature of sports

May 24, 2012 • adam griffith, bear facts sports writer  
Filed under Viewpoint

The world of sports is filled with arguments. We fight over our favorite teams, debate officiating, and criticize our opponents. Disputes are drawn over drug testing policies, contract wages and coaching decisions and. Whether we like it or not, the evidence is clear that arguments and speculations are... Read more »

The All-American Rejects experiment with different sounds

May 24, 2012 • valentina witkowski, bear facts entertainment writer  
Filed under Entertainment

The All-American Rejects (AAR) have certainly done it all. From slow songs to pop music, the band has not rejected any new beats to kick it up a notch. Their new album, Kids in the Street, is another mish-mosh experimentation with new sounds to mix up the tracks. After over 14 years of making music,... Read more »

Couture Cupcake sweetens community

May 22, 2012 • krystyna keena, bear facts contributor  
Filed under News

  Sweet treats and gourmet pastries became more accessible than ever on April 13 when the Couture Cupcake Café and Gelato Bar opened for business.   The newest edition to the Kildeer shopping center boasts a selection of 125 couture cupcakes in addition to serving coffee, tea, and gelato.... Read more »

Google Play hits market

Google Play hits market

May 22, 2012 • valentina witkowski, bear facts contributor  
Filed under Entertainment

        Share your documents, check your email, watch a video, or simply find an answer. Just Google it, Google Play it, that is. The new all-in-one entertainment hub brought to you by Google is here.         The Android Market switched over to Google Play in early March. Google Play was... Read more »

‘One Direction Infection’ obvious on the charts

‘One Direction Infection’ obvious on the charts

May 22, 2012 • kendall sharp & sara pardej, bear facts entertainment writers  
Filed under Entertainment

        The United States’ music industry has yet again been invaded by a British Boy Band. From the Beatles, to Pink Floyd, to Coldplay, there is only One Direction for this band: forward.          One Direction, with members Louis Tomlinson, Harry Styles, Liam Payne, Zayn Malik, and... Read more »

Teens’ financial confidence decreases

May 22, 2012 • josh back, bear facts news writer  
Filed under News

New survey results show teens’ financial confidence is dramatically falling from that of the previous years. Fifty-six percent of teenagers ages 14 to 18 believe they will be as financially secure or more secure than their parents or guardians. This compares to 89 percent of teens last year, according... Read more »

Fashion class gives back to the community with style

Fashion class gives back to the community with style

May 22, 2012 • carolyn busse, bear facts news writer  
Filed under News

  As a project, the Fashion I classes created dresses out of donated pillowcases to send to girls in Haiti. Student teacher, Lauren Engelhardt taught students to turn donated tie-dye pillowcases into dresses. The completed class dresses will be sent to Haiti to help underprivileged girls. The project... Read more »

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