Bear Facts

Meggie Furlong
As a senior, Meggie is the Web Editor-in-Chief of Bear Facts Student Media. Previously, she was the Social Media Manager in charge of the staff Twitter and Facebook accounts and an in-depth story writer for the Spotlight section of the award winning print magazine. Outside of Bear Facts, Meggie is a member of the National Honor Society, a captain of the girls' cross country team, a PE Leader, as well as a volunteer for Habitat for Humanity and a member of the varsity girls' lacrosse team. She plans to major in PR/Marketing in college and hopes to one day be five feet tall.

Meggie Furlong, Web Editor-in-Chief

May 01, 2018
LZ celebrates National College Decision Day (Story)
Apr 06, 2018
Digging Deep: boys’ volleyball dedicates game to raising funds for Dementia research (Story)
Mar 16, 2018
Students, LZHS community divided on events surrounding school walkout (Story)
Mar 11, 2018
Boys’ basketball dominates and wins first-ever Sectional Final (Story)
Mar 06, 2018
Scholastic Journalism Week celebrated at Lake Zurich (Story)
Feb 20, 2018
Girls’ basketball dominates Stevenson in Class 4A Sectional (Story)
Jan 25, 2018
Not common: one student’s journey to Scholastic Art and Writing Awards (Story)
Dec 06, 2017
53,891 lines: math, science, and art classes participate in the Hour of Code (Story)
Nov 30, 2017
Charity Bash assembly opens eyes to second leading cause of death among teens (Story)
Nov 13, 2017
Bears dominate Mustangs in quarterfinals (Story)
Nov 01, 2017
Too cute to scare (Story)
Oct 18, 2017
Bears fall to Mustangs in double OT (Story)
Oct 11, 2017
Senior Powderpuff 2017: 101 Bears Take the Field (Story)
Oct 01, 2017
Bears dominate at Lake Forest (Story)
Sep 14, 2017
Four legs, golden hair, and a little red vest (Story)
Sep 12, 2017
Bears Shut out Waukegan (Story)
Aug 26, 2017
Key to Happiness: how one senior uses his creativity to excel in music (Story)
Jun 01, 2017
Football’s Future: New coach, new ideas (Media)
May 19, 2017
LZHS class of 2031 graduates from preschool (Story)
May 16, 2017
Student petitions for camera to be installed in response to weight room thefts (Story)
May 03, 2017
A contribution like no other: Bob Knuth’s service to the Army and LZHS (Story)
Apr 07, 2017
Club, students support type 1 diabetes research through fundraising (Story)
Apr 04, 2017
Prep for Prom: boyfriends style their girlfriends for the dance (Story)
Mar 23, 2017
Gender inequality in sporting event attendance can be corrected (Story/Media)
Mar 17, 2017
Fighting Fake News: it may be taking over the internet, but there is a way to curb its presence (Story)
Feb 07, 2017
Best Bear Pair: Married Couples (Story)
Feb 01, 2017
Cheer kids clinic will offer new skills to young cheerleaders (Story)
Dec 20, 2016
Administration reinforces school expectations in weeks following hazing allegations (Story)
Dec 16, 2016
Not your average junior: how one student created his own nonprofit (Story)
Dec 16, 2016
Horses of Hope: challenging therapy that changes lives (Story)
Dec 01, 2016
Bear Share: Varsity Softball attempts Varsity Cheer (Story/Media)
Nov 18, 2016
Lake Zurich’s fastest siblings: Patrick and Emily Burns (Story)
Nov 02, 2016
Bear Share: Basketball Players take on Poms’ Practice (Story/Media)
Oct 15, 2016
Powderpuff: Will the Reining Champs Win Again? (Story/Media)
Oct 13, 2016
Operation Teen Book Drop promotes teen literacy at LZ (Story)
Oct 07, 2016
Voice Your Vote: how students can directly influence the government (Story)
Sep 17, 2016
LZ family raises money for rare neurological disorder (Media)
Sep 16, 2016
New orchestra teacher brings enthusiasm and experience to the program (Story)
Aug 27, 2016
Bears defeat Vikings in first football game of the season (Story/Media)
Aug 26, 2016
Hard Work over Time Beats Talent (Story)
May 27, 2016
Following their creative dreams, not the big salary (Story)
May 20, 2016
Marching band to perform in Memorial Day parade (Story)
May 06, 2016
Teachers Make a Difference award recipient explains how appreciation is about “the little things” (Story)
Apr 21, 2016
Operation Click campaigns for more than just seatbelt clicks (Story)
Apr 12, 2016
Assistant athletic director named baseball interim head coach (Story)
Apr 07, 2016
District 95 parent, Dan McConchie, is campaigning for State Senate (Story)
Mar 21, 2016
Under Surveillance: student’s rights to online privacy (Story)
Mar 11, 2016
Introducing new Student Council president, Emma Wenckowski (Story)
Feb 25, 2016
Tri-M musicians to perform simultaneous concerts throughout school (Story)
Feb 15, 2016
Challenge accepted: blind date with a book (Story)
Jan 29, 2016
Take a book, leave a book at Little Free Library (Story)
Jan 25, 2016
A Mom on a Mission (Story)
Dec 16, 2015
Adult Living class celebrate (mock) wedding (Story)
Dec 11, 2015
Winter Coaches’ Biggest Pet Peeves (Story)
Dec 07, 2015
All choirs to perform concert on held December 9 (Story)
Nov 20, 2015
Spanish II classes visit Hispanic neighborhood of Pilsen (Story)
Nov 05, 2015
Subtweeting: the art of avoiding face to face controversy (Story)
Oct 22, 2015
Boys and girls cross country teams place at home conference meet (Story)
Oct 11, 2015
Boys golf players advance to sectionals (Story)
Oct 09, 2015
3 sports, 12 seasons, 1 player (Story)
Sep 23, 2015
Student section makes grand entrance at first home game (Story/Media)
Sep 15, 2015
Administration seeks to change stigma surrounding 70% posters (Story)
Sep 08, 2015
Outdoor movie night continues; rain or shine (Media)
Sep 03, 2015
Growing music club seeks sponsor (Story)
Sep 03, 2015
Students, staff to practice emergency drills Friday (Media)
Aug 31, 2015
#LZNation announced at back to school assembly (Story)
Aug 27, 2015
A new LZHS: what’s done and what’s to come (Story)
Jul 17, 2015
Frosh Friday: incoming freshman ready for new start in high school (Story)
Lake Zurich High School Student Media
Meggie Furlong