2013 February : Bear Facts

Safe Haven adds element of suspense to classic Sparks romance

Safe Haven adds element of suspense to classic Sparks romance

February 28, 2013 • renee griffin, bear facts managing editor  
Filed under Entertainment

The recently released Nicholas Sparks film Safe Haven embodies the romance that viewers expect from Sparks. At the same time, however, the movie has a suspenseful plot separates it from some of Sparks’ similar works. The film begins with a woman, Katie (Julianne Hough), running from the police, boarding... Read more »

Students roll with new sushi options in cafeteria

Students roll with new sushi options in cafeteria

February 26, 2013 • meagan bens, bear facts sports writer  
Filed under News

Sushi chefs were in the high school cafeteria on February 25 to bring the sushi bar experience to students who wanted new options at lunch. The students were able to mix and match from eleven different types of sushi. The types of sushi were made with either traditional sushi rice or healthy brown rice... Read more »

P.E. Leadership hosts faculty basketball game

February 22, 2013 • lexi miranda, bear facts features writer  
Filed under News

LZHS teachers competed in a faculty basketball game yesterday to benefit Charity Bash. The black and grey teams, composed of various faculty members, played in the fieldhouse for a final score of 49-46 with the black team coming on top. “It was nice to play and that the P.E. leaders put this on for... Read more »

Identity Thief humorous for mature viewers only

February 22, 2013 • lexi fye, bear facts viewpoint writer  
Filed under Entertainment

Comedy legends, Jason Bateman and Melissa McCarthy, come together in Identity Thief to create a hysterical comedy about a working man who ends up chasing a runaway criminal.            Identity Thief is about a man, Sandy Patterson (Bateman), who refrains from breaking the rules, but Sandy’s... Read more »

Coy releases new EP

February 22, 2013 • sara pardej, bear facts entertainment editor  
Filed under Entertainment

Chase Coy, a small-town Indiana musician, released another mellow EP filled with passion and smooth guitar. Awake is perfect for relaxing and calming down from a stressful day. The EP features five new songs, each different from the next. The songs have a different sound than his last album, Indiana... Read more »

New LZHS principal selected

New LZHS principal selected

February 15, 2013 • Angelica LaVito, Editor-in-Chief  
Filed under News, Top Stories

Kent Nightlinger, Associate Principal of Operations at Rolling Meadows High School, was named the successor to current principal Kim Kolze at the Board of Education meeting on Thursday, February 14. The search for a new principal began last fall when Kolze announced she would retire after the 2012-2013... Read more »

Lieutenant Governor awards students for Domestic Violence Awareness Contest

Lieutenant Governor awards students for Domestic Violence Awareness Contest

February 15, 2013 • kevin logan, bear facts news editor  
Filed under News, Top Stories

Illinois Lieutenant Governor Sheila Simon, along with other representatives, awarded four LZHS students first prize in the ‘No More Dating Abuse Video Contest,’ February 15 in the PAC. Simon and Vicki Smith, Illinois Coalition Against Domestic Violence Chief Executive Officer, presented sophomores... Read more »

Culinary Arts class host Restaurant Week “LZ style”

February 14, 2013 • kat pauli, bear facts viewpoint writer  
Filed under News

Marie Baker’s Culinary Arts class will be hosting “Restaurant Week” every Friday for the next five weeks starting tomorrow. The class is inviting teachers to come experience their food fifth period so that the students can gain experience with running a restaurant.                ... Read more »

Girls’ bowling heads to state for first time in team history

February 12, 2013 • Mike Schmitt, Sports Writer  
Filed under Sports

The Girls’ bowling team headed to State for the first time in team history. The team qualified to bowl at Cherry Bowl in Rockford, Illinois February 8-9 by winning the Gurnee Sectional. The team sent eight girls to State, including individual Sectional Champion Dani Sikorski, senior.  “I am so proud... Read more »

Bieber Fever has swept the nation and the high school

Bieber Fever has swept the nation and the high school

February 12, 2013 • lexi miranda, bear facts features writer  
Filed under Features

Whether it’s his hair, his charm, or his music, something about Justin Bieber makes girls worldwide drool and obsess over him. Ever since Bieber released his debut single “One Time” in 2009, he became a teen heart-throb for girls of all ages. This is true for some LZHS girls especially who obsess... Read more »

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