Lake Zurich High School Student Media

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Lake Zurich High School Student Media

Bear Facts

Lake Zurich High School Student Media

Bear Facts

Students shed light on flaws experienced amidst, and leading up to, college admissions.
Highlighting flaws in college admissions process
Grace Sun, Gurneer Sidhu, and Jeanne Yu October 6, 2023

EMPHASIS ON PRESTIGE America’s college system has long been characterized by its reputable schools where admission to one is often considered...

(From left to right) Kara Yoon, Jane Yu, Parker Carley, Mackenzie Rough on Decision Day 2023. The four seniors recollect some memories they made in the years past.
Saying goodbye to Bear Facts' seniors
Gurneer Sidhu, Spotlight Editor • May 12, 2023
Above is a poster for reference, created by student council, delineating the variety of items that students can donate. Student council leaders and members are eager to see what students contribute.
A dozen days of donating
Grace Sun, Secretary • November 10, 2023

The season of giving has once again arrived at LZHS. To celebrate, student council will be hosting their annual 12 Days of Giving from November 13 through December 1, 2023. 12 Days of Giving is a charity...

Here is the flyer for more information about the Elf musical! Scan the barcode for tickets.
A very merry musical
Lindsey Bitzer, Sports Editor • October 24, 2023
Students gather in the Learning and Innovation Hub for office hours. As a quieter space, the Hub gives students a good environment for studying and homework.
Cracking down on Hub policies
Tessa Fabsik, Staff Writer • October 17, 2023
A student scrolls through the YouTube channel Heimlers History: an educational YouTube channel that aims to help students pass their AP history classes/exams.
Education beyond the classroom
Sadie Good, Staff Writer • October 26, 2023

Technology is a vital part of the education system, especially online applications. We use iPads to complete school work, teachers use Canvas to log students’ grades, and in August of 2023, LZHS administered...

Found in fiction
Sashrika Shyam, LZ Life Editor • October 18, 2023
Walsh poses with his wife for a photo in front of a mountain landscape. Walsh values his family life very much and tries to spend as much time possible with his wife and his two children, 13 and 10 years old, as well as their dog, Breezy.
Familiar face assumes new title
Sadie Good, Staff Writer • October 6, 2023
Before becoming bears, students at LZHS are divided as MSS eagles and MSN wolves. How much this divide affects LZHS students is debatable.
A high school divided
Tessa Fabsik, Staff Writer • September 20, 2023
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Late for the game
Hard work in summer heat

Hard work in summer heat

October 6, 2023

As fall sports begin their seasons, many athletes come...

A new era of athletes

A new era of athletes

May 19, 2023

In some families, being active and participating in...

Playing against stereotypes

Playing against stereotypes

March 17, 2023

Sports should be for everyone, despite their gender....

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Hey LZ…

What's your favorite summer activity?

  • Going to the beach (74%, 43 Votes)
  • Hanging out with friends (9%, 5 Votes)
  • Biking (5%, 3 Votes)
  • Just chilling outside (5%, 3 Votes)
  • Watching a movie (3%, 2 Votes)
  • Other (3%, 2 Votes)
  • Picnic (0%, 0 Votes)

Total Voters: 58

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Spending 120 hours without my phone

Tessa Fabsik, Staff Writer
November 28, 2023

I spend three hours a day staring at a small glowing device. Time spent on my phone could instead be spent doing homework, talking to friends, playing...

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From book to big-screen: three of Hollywood’s best book adaptations

Gurneer Sidhu, Spotlight Editor
November 15, 2023

#1- Normal People In high school, Connell Waldron is a popular and highly intelligent student who begins a relationship with the unpopular, intimidating,...

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A look at the SAT through a digital lens

Grace Sun, Secretary
October 4, 2023

As a result of our ever-changing, ever-modernizing world, almost everything we know has been touched in some form or another by digital technology. From...

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