Cross country members help running community

genna danial, bear facts features writer

September 27, 2012

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Instead of sleeping in on a Sunday morning, some LZHS cross country members woke up early to volunteer at the Alpine Races on September 23, 2012.              The Alpine Runners hold the Alpine Races every year,... Read more »

Fierce Five tours Chicago

Fierce Five tours Chicago

September 21, 2012

Running for a reason: teachers join marathon

Madeline Jordan, bear facts features editor

September 18, 2012

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It is not every day that a high school teacher wakes up and decides to run one of the largest marathon road races in the world. It is even rarer when three of those teachers are at LZHS and will be raising thousands of dollars... Read more »

Helping in Honduras: Tollberg’s story

Gell Lavito, bear facts editor-in-chief

September 18, 2012

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Many teachers complete their career having taught at a few different schools in the area.  For one science teacher, Bethany Tollberg, her résumé includes teaching in Honduras for a year. Instead of teaching at LZHS for the... Read more »

Just cheating yourself

Genna Danial, bear facts features writer

September 18, 2012

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In today’s fast-paced society, students are pressured to be the best so they can be prepared for college or a career.  Students are so concerned with receiving a good grade it does not matter how they achieve it, causing a... Read more »

High School 101: Back to school guide helps you survive

Julia Kuhn, bear facts features writer

September 18, 2012

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RING! The bell signals the start of school, accompanied by rushing students and crowded hallways. With so much activity going on, the start of school can seem a little overwhelming. A new school year can be hard to adjust to... Read more »

Bears cheer loud, proud

Adam Griffith, bear facts sports editor

September 18, 2012

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For years, Lake Zurich has been legendary throughout the conference for its student section, which on any given Friday may hold up to 354 students. But what you won’t find from looking at the stands at Mel Eide is the heart,... Read more »

Smart snacking for a healthier diet!

lexi miranda, bear facts features writer

September 18, 2012

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Although snacks are the key to a healthy, balanced diet, nibbling on the wrong foods can add unwanted calories to your day. Teens should eat snacks that have a little protein and complex carbs to fill nutritional gaps and keep... Read more »