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Consumer Ed test cancelled

Kasey Roe, Bear Facts News Writer

December 13, 2010

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The Illinois State board of Education has cancelled the Consumer Education Proficiency exam due to funds. As of July 2010 the test is no longer offered at LZHS or any other high schools in Illinois. The Consumer Education test,...

Board requires fewer correct answers to pass ISAT exam

Eddie Tarpey, Bear Facts News Writer

December 13, 2010

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The Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) is cutting down on the amount of points needed to pass the Illinois Standardized Achievement Test (ISAT).             The fifth-grade reading test requires ten percent...

Replacement selected for drama teacher position

Nick Connell, Bear Facts Editor-in-chief

December 13, 2010

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            After drama teacher Ronald Culver’s resignation, amid allegations of misconduct, LZHS administration began searching for Culver’s long term replacement. “We have interviewed several candidates for...

Contraceptive posters’ display denied

Savannah Saunders, Jessica Baum, Bear Facts Contributors

December 13, 2010

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Students in Child Development I students were not allowed to hang projects concerning different methods of birth control in the hallways because parents entering the school might find them offensive. Rosemary Caparelli, Child...

Changes being considered for school dances

McKenna larson, Lauren McKee, Ashley Mies, Julia Kuhn, Bear Facts Contributors

December 13, 2010

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The administration is considering possible changes, such as guest policy, dress code, and location, for future dances, as stated in the October newsletter sent out by Kim Kolze, principal. Ryan Rubenstein, assistant principal...

Changes to Charity Bash

Changes to Charity Bash

October 5, 2010

Coalition takes action on drugs

Chris Radecki, Managing Editor

October 5, 2010

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 In any given community and in any given high school, there is a certain percentage of teens who recreationally abuse drugs, Barbara Belke, social worker, said. This simple fact prompted the LZ community to start a coalition...

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