High Life

The Signs as Flowers

Alicia Perez, Opinion Editor

May 3, 2018


Filed under Arts & Culture

Aries: Ivy Taurus: Orchid Gemini: Roses Cancer: Hibiscus Leo: Sunflower Virgo: Violets Libra: Marigold Scorpio: Poppies Sagittarius: Dandelion Capricorn: Lotus flower Aquarius: Water Lilies Pisces: Hydrangea ...

A Storm is Blowing into Poly’s Playhouse

Yesenia Pacheco, Editor-in-Chief

May 3, 2018


Filed under Arts & Culture

Thursday, May 3 at 6:30pm and Friday, May 4 at 3:00 pm and 6:30pm Poly theatre will presenting their version of William Shakespeare’s romantic comedy The Tempest.     Students from all grades practiced for months to perfect this timeless classic. The story follows Ferdinand and a group of me...

Play It Again, Poly

Yesenia Pacheco, Editor-in-Chief

May 3, 2018


Filed under Arts & Culture, Reviews

  Poly High’s Piano Recital took place during April 24, 25, and the 26. Students played pieces recognizable to all audiences like Dreaming of You. They also played classic romantic pieces such as Valse Romantique, performed by Megan Heng. The song was originally written in 1890 as a solo piece by...

Frozen Spaghetti

Joy Rowden, Staff Writer

May 3, 2018


Filed under Arts & Culture

The sunset is the warning call for my supper I had been yearning for it all these hours Mum had just gone shopping I wonder what is in place of those frozen chimichangas Could that possibly be frozen spaghetti? Oh, why yes it is! I can already feel the steam The delicious sme...

Eloquence and Elegance

Eloquence and Elegance

Ella Christensen, Arts & Culture Editor

February 23, 2018


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On February 12, 2018, Kehinde Wiley (artist of the president’s) and Amy Sherald (artist the first lady’s) released the National Presidential Portraits of the Obama couple. Unveiled in the National Portrait Gallery in Washington, D.C., each painting has its own hidden symbols and powerful backgrounds. In...

Den of Thieves!

Den of Thieves!

Serena Chea, Staff Writer

February 23, 2018


Filed under Arts & Culture, Reviews

An L.A crime saga which follows the intersecting and often personally connected lives of an elite unit of the LA County Sheriff’s Dept. and the state’s most successful bank robbery crew as the outlaws plan a seemingly impossible heist on the Federal Reserve Bank of downtown Los Angeles. Many known...

Putting Talent to the Test!

Elaina Miskiel, Editor-in-Chief

February 23, 2018


Filed under Arts & Culture, Reviews

The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee came to Poly’s auditorium the weekend of February 9-11. This comedic musical follows a middle school spelling bee and the lives of the young competitors. There were two casts for a number of roles, and both were amazing and brought their own unique interpretation...

Behind the Crime Scenes!

Behind the Crime Scenes!

Yesenia Pacheco, Feature Editor

February 9, 2018


Filed under Arts & Culture, Humans of Poly

When I first thought of this article,  it was because I was     curious to see what our Poly CSO’s do with their lives outside of school. Have you ever been curious as to what your teachers do in their spare time? Surely they have something they like to do aside from all that grading The gate w...

Valentines Day Horoscopes!

Natale Roche, Staff Writer

February 9, 2018


Filed under Arts & Culture

Aries: Goes for someone way out of their league Taurus: Is still dating their middle school crush Gemini: Falls i n love with a new person every week Cancer: Makes you meet their mom before the first date Leo: Breaks up with you due to contrasting beliefs Virgo: Is perpetually stuck...

60th Annual Grammy Recap!

60th Annual Grammy Recap!

Serena Chea, Staff Writer

February 9, 2018


Filed under Arts & Culture, Reviews

To those who produce music, it is a dream to be nominated for a Grammy. 2017 consisted of amazing new music from artists such as Lana Del Rey, Childish Gambino, Lorde and many more. On January 28th, the 60th Annual Grammys were held at Madison Square Garden, in New York City. The show wrestled with a...

What High Schoolers Are Really Wearing

What High Schoolers Are Really Wearing

Ella Christensen, Arts & Culture Editor

February 9, 2018


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Often, the clothing that a typical high schooler chooses to wear is a broader statement of their personality. Being able to personify oneself nonverbally is ideal for the antisocial community of teenagers that overwhelms a school campus. Thrifting has always been an extremely popular way to obtain fashionable...

New Year, Same Me!

Natale Roche, Staff Writer

January 19, 2018


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