Lake Zurich High School Student Media

Bear Facts

Lake Zurich High School Student Media

Bear Facts

Lake Zurich High School Student Media

Bear Facts

Ruby Lueras

Ruby Lueras, LZ Life Editor

As a senior, this will be Ruby's third year on staff and first year as LZ Life Editor. When Ruby is not in the journalism room you can find her running with the Varsity Cross Country and Track team. Other activities shes involved in include NHS, React Club, and FAME. She hopes to major in Environmental Studies in the near future.

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Matthew Shaw, junior, in his favorite thrifted item: his jean jacket. Shaw says thrifting is something everyone should try at least once.

Trash to Treasure

May 21, 2021
A student sits in a classroom that is led by a teacher. Although teachers are the ones who educate the youth, students often offer valuable learning experiences and new perspectives for teachers.

Role Reversal

March 8, 2021
REACT club members spread seeds for native grasses with the guidance of Ancient Oaks, a community environmental group. Spreading seeds was just one part of the project, however, as it also included cutting buckthorn and clearing other invasive species, Paige Orals, 2020 graduate, says.

Leaving a legacy

December 14, 2020
Dan Strickler, drivers education teacher, says adjusting to technology was a challenge at first, especially because he was unsure if the technology would change. Thats part of why remote learning is so difficult.

Digital Drawbacks

December 14, 2020
What a typical set-up may look like for someone who is remote learning. Teachers, in particular, have found Zoom to be exhausting at times.

Zoom Zzz’s

October 6, 2020
A representation on the differences of a teen texting their parent. Teens often respond with shorter texts, or sometimes dont even respond at all.

Reflecting on texting

September 30, 2020
Girls on the cross country team are assigned their own squares that they must stay in when  not running in order to effectively stay six feet apart from each other. According to Jeremy Kauffman, Head Girls Cross Country Coach, these regulations are important as they allow the girls to have a season at all.

Competitors v. COVID-19

September 1, 2020
Jordan Addison surrounds his students with calming lighting. By making his classroom as comfortable as possible his students moods are improved.

More than just a mood

December 13, 2019
YouTuber Alex Kiesel, senior, in front of his video filming set up. Kiesel has been making videos throughout his high school career and does not plan on stopping anytime soon.

Defined by the play button

September 27, 2019
The schools upstairs water fountain. According to Kasey Ledinsky, sophomore, this water fountain has the best tasting water.

Weird Water

January 10, 2019
A record player spins a vinyl in front of Christmas presents. With these top 5 Christmas songs, any holiday occasion will feel special.

Holiday music yule love

December 17, 2018
German Club at their outing to the Christkindlemarkt. It is outings like these that may be part of the clubs success.

Lone language club

November 6, 2018
The three sisters on their first day of freshman year. Although they aren’t as close as they used to be they still find an importance in mantaing a bond, says Julia Lane.

Three’s not a crowd

October 5, 2018
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