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  • Activists of Poly: Lauren Calderon

    Activists of Poly: Lauren Calderon

    Elaina Miskiel, Editor-in-Chief

    October 5, 2017

    Over the past two summers, Lauren Calderon, Poly PACE senior, has run a successful Power to the Period community service project. Power to the Period is run by U by Kotex and with the objective to collect feminine hygiene products for homeless or needy women. She has collected a remarkable total of 8,792 products for donation. “I became involved with...

    Photo courtesy of Lauren Calderon’s Instagram

  • Mob Shot: Good as Gold

    Mob Shot: Good as Gold

    October 5, 2017

    Photos by David Moore & Phoenix Jones

  • The Parking Fiasco

    The Parking Fiasco

    Kennelly Khem, Staff Writer

    October 5, 2017

    Poly’s baseball parking lot underwent a much needed makeover during the summer. The district’s call for this remodel was long overdue, according to assistant Activities Director Virginia Agredano-Perez, who stated that she couldn’t recall the last time the lot was worked on. The renovation included a new walkway along the baseball field, which...

    Comic by Natale Roche

  • Hit the Books at the Michelle Obama Public Library

    Hit the Books at the Michelle Obama Public Library

    Joy Rowden, Staff Writer

    September 21, 2017

    The Michelle Obama Library celebrated its one-year anniversary on September 10th, 2017. The library is about 5.2 miles away down Atlantic Street from Poly. Ana Villalpando has been an assistant librarian at the Michelle Obama Library for over a year. She makes sure that “patrons have a satisfying experience” by tending to their library needs....

Mob Shot: Good as Gold

Mob Shot: Good as Gold

October 5, 2017No Comments

Photos by David Moore & Phoenix Jones

College Ready?

Ana Mejia, Staff Writer

October 5, 2017No Comments

One of Poly’s specialties, besides sports, is academics and preparing students for the future. The College and Career Center is in room 801, and all students are welcome any day of the week. Career Center Supervisor...

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Strange Clock-Work

Jessica Garcia, Staff Writer

October 5, 2017

New school year, new everything. They say change is good, but that does not apply to everything people! So far this school year has started off on okay terms, as for the weather,...

Getting to Know the Poly Campus

Ana Mejia, Staf Writer

October 5, 2017

New school year, new lost freshman, new staff members and I am stuck in one of the largest high schools in the district without knowing the locations of all my classes. Poly...

Know Your Rights!

October 5, 2017

Watch Ya D*mn Profamity

October 5, 2017

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