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‘Honest Abe’ may not be as truthful as he seems

nicole syverson, entertainment writer

December 20, 2012

Filed under Entertainment

Abraham Lincoln’s quest to get the House of Representatives to approve the 13th amendment that abolished slavery is the focus of the new movie, Lincoln.  While this movie was touching and inspiring, a few... Read more »

LZHS security revamped following Newtown shooting

kevin logan, bear facts news editor

December 18, 2012

Filed under News

District 95 is now implementing a new security policy for LZHS which was planned prior to the school shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut.                 “We have been looking... Read more »

Job shadowing program allows students to explore career choices

Jenny Steinberg, bear facts contributor

December 18, 2012

Filed under News

Students have the opportunity to explore and experience potential career choices by participating in the Job Shadowing Program offered by the Career Mentoring Program at LZHS.             The Job Shadowing Program... Read more »

Child Development produces Christmas show for preschoolers

Hannah Bostrom, bear facts contributor

December 18, 2012

Filed under News

            Preschool classes at the high school are performing a free Christmas show to get ready for the holiday season on December 19 and 20 for parents and students to attend.             Child Development... Read more »

Current principal retiring, looking for new principal

Danielle Collins, bear facts contributor

December 18, 2012

Filed under News

Administrators began the nation-wide search for a new principal on November 5 due to the retirement of the current principal at the end of the year.             Principal Kim Kolze is retiring after this school year,... Read more »

Varsity cheerleaders prepare for first competition of season

Stephanie Pavin and Michael Gallagher, bear facts contributor

December 18, 2012

Filed under News

The LZHS varsity cheerleaders are beginning to prepare for the upcoming cheer competitions held every weekend, starting in December.             The varsity cheerleaders will have a competition every Saturday starting... Read more »

St. Francis church helps send Choir to Italy

julia kuhn, bear facts features writer

December 18, 2012

Filed under News

The LZHS Choir sang at St. Francis de Sales church to raise money for a Spring Break trip to Italy. The Choir sang at five services at the church: one on the evening of Saturday, December 15; three the morning of Sunday, December... Read more »

New medical marijuana bill up for vote

carolyn busse, bear facts news writer

December 18, 2012

Filed under News

The legalization of medical marijuana in Illinois could soon be a possibility as Illinois lawmakers will vote on the act in December.             If passed in the Illinois House of Representatives, the Compassionate... Read more »

Colleges checking Facebook

renee griffin, bear facts managing editor

December 18, 2012

Filed under News

High school seniors generally spend hours on college applications. They likely do not spend nearly as much time considering what they post to social networks, though their profiles could be considered by admissions officers.            ... Read more »

Students explore careers

jenny steinberg, bear facts contributor

December 18, 2012

Filed under News

Students have the opportunity to explore and experience potential career choices by participating in the Job Shadowing Program offered by the Career Mentoring Program at LZHS.             The Job Shadowing Program... Read more »