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Medical Marijuana may become legal in Illinois

Carolyn Busse, Bear Facts News Writer

November 30, 2012

Filed under News

The legalization of medical marijuana in Illinois could soon be a possibility, as the Illinois House of Representatives prepares to vote on the issue next week. If passed, the Compassionate Use of Medical Cannabis Pilot Program... Read more »

Bears lose to Warren 41-23 in girls’ basketball

Adam Griffith, Sports Editor

November 29, 2012

Filed under Sports

The girls' Varsity team was knocked below a .500 record tonight against the Warren Blue Devils. The team started out positive, keeping their necks in the race and ending the first with only a 3 point deficit, 12-9.... Read more »

Don’t bring home One Direction’s new album

carolyn busse, bear facts news writer

November 25, 2012

Filed under Entertainment

The screaming of teenage girls all across America could be heard when One Direction’s new album, Take Me Home, was released on November 13. One Direction’s sophomore album delivers listeners the same catchy lyrics... Read more »

Class donates Thanksgiving meal

Caitlin Wessel, Bear Facts contributor

November 20, 2012

Filed under News

            The Creative Cooking class at LZHS is cooking and sending a Thanksgiving meal to a church in Arlington Heights this Thanksgiving.             The advanced Creative Cooking class is sending... Read more »

Rihanna: Unapologetic and Confusing

Emily Hack, Viewpoint Writer

November 15, 2012

Filed under Entertainment

Rihanna’s new album, Unapologetic, goes along with her same bold pop star personality, but the album should come with an apology for its lack of memorable hits. In Unapologetic Rihanna veers more towards... Read more »

Students prepare to pay for a college education

Angelica Francesca LaVito, Bear Facts Editor in Chief

November 13, 2012

Filed under News

From application essays to housing requests, seniors have a lot to consider when preparing for college.  The deadline to enroll at a university is approximately sixth months away, but there is much to figure out before then,... Read more »

New Red Mango opens in Deer Park

Morgan Karija, Bear Facts News Writer

November 13, 2012

Filed under News

Red Mango, a self-serve frozen yogurt and smoothie store opened in Deer Park Town Center November 3. The grand opening will be on December 8 to welcome guests to the new store. “Red Mango is different from other frozen yogurt... Read more »

An LZHS extracurricular goes extraterrestrial

julia kuhn, bear facts features writer

November 13, 2012

Filed under Features

How do you start a successful astronomy club? You planet!             Stephanie Henderson, senior, did just that to found the Astronomy Club, a new club at LZHS this year. Henderson got the idea of creating the Astronomy... Read more »

Survey shows decrease in substance abuse

Kevin Logan, Bear Facts News Editor

November 13, 2012

Filed under News

The results of the Illinois Department of Human Services 2012 Youth Health Survey indicate that teen substance abuse has decreased 4 percent in the LZHS community. The survey, released this year, reported numerous amounts of... Read more »