High Life

Poly Hosts “The President’s Own” Marine Band

Poly Hosts “The President’s Own” Marine Band

Nick Eismann, Contributing Photographer

November 6, 2019

On October 24 “The President’s Own” Marine Band performed in the Andrew Osman Performing Arts Center here at Poly. The United States Marine Band is America’s oldest continuously active professional musical organization.

What’s Your Ride?

Benjamin Kong, Contributing Writer

November 6, 2019

Poly seniors and juniors drive to Poly in their cars each morning in 2019. Each student has a unique car, ranging from imports to American cars. The students are between 16-18 years of age, old enough to drive on their own. All the cars the seniors and juniors own are mostly 99% automatic transmission....

Oil and Instructor Changes

Keola Davidson, Contributing Writer

November 6, 2019

The Long Beach Poly automotive classes are under new instruction, as the previous teachers have retired. Michael Schenkelberg is the new instructor, and this is his second year at Poly. “The class isn’t just to learn about cars, it’s a life skill,” he said. The class helps you learn about basic...

Un”Boxing” The YouTube Match

Un”Boxing” The YouTube Match

Reymar Santos, Staff Writer

November 6, 2019

Two popular Youtubers, Logan Paul and KSI (Olajide Olatunji), are set to fight their rematch on November 9 at the Staples Centre in Los Angeles, California. The two YouTube stars meet in a rematch of their highly anticipated amateur bout, which ended in a controversial majority draw. According to Eddie...

Library Renamed In Honor Of Poly Alumni

Library Renamed In Honor Of Poly Alumni

Briana Mendez-Padilla, Arts & Culture Editor

October 11, 2019

On September 21, the Long Beach Public Library reopened its doors with an improved and renamed library. The now Billie Jean King Library held an opening ceremony with guest speakers such as Mayor Robert Garcia, council member Jeanine Pierce, among others as well as the tennis player and women’s right...

Bye Bye Spidey: Spiderman Leaves The MCU

Bye Bye Spidey: Spiderman Leaves The MCU

Sebastian Lebario, Staff Writer

October 10, 2019

Spider-Man is a character that everyone in the world knows about. Fans enjoy him, people enjoy the movies, and kids demand his merchandise. But Sony wants to take the rights that Marvel owns from using Spider-Man in their movies. You might wonder why this is an issue, but when Sony wants to take away...

Come One, Come All

Come One, Come All

Christina Palacios, Contributing Writer

April 17, 2019

On April 4, 2019 at Poly’s auditorium, Julia Gustafson’s period 4, Advanced Piano class, put on a recital of extraordinary ability. The pianist lineup began on the right foot with a rustic song titled “Arrival in the Country,” arranged by Weekly and Arganbright as performed by Gregory Chao, Justin...

The Art of Shoe Selling

The Art of Shoe Selling

Ab Tudayan, Staff Writer

April 17, 2019

Shoe selling has been a hustlers job ever since the 1970s when notorious brands such as Nike and Adidas took off. With the worlds fashion evolving and sports such as the NBA where shoe game mattered, several people caught onto the trend of dressing, “bottom up.” The amount of payout especially now...

Get Out the U.S.

Judas Noboa, Staff Writer

April 17, 2019

Jordan Peele’s movie Us came out March 22, 2019. Featuring stunning performances by the entire cast, Us is a great reflection on the idea of how society treats its less fortunate and the consequences of these actions. That is one interpretation of the film, as there are many more. There are also...

Ready, Set, Play!

Liz Rico, News Editor

April 17, 2019

  On Thursday April 4, Friday April 5, and Saturday April 6 at 6:30 PM, the Poly Playhouse put on a play that students wrote where it brought them to life on stage. On Thursday April 4 at 3:00PM, staged readings were read out loud. This showing had 4 additional plays not included in th...

I’ll Have a Grande

Yesenia Pacheco, Editor-in-Chief

March 22, 2019

Ariana Grande’s signature drink at Starbucks debuted and will remain on the menu permanently. Ariana is a light bubbly, sweet and strong person so I expected her drink to represent that. The Cloud Macchiato is everything but that. Taking into consideration her music, style, and past boyfriends,...

Sing For Retired Teacher

Madeline Milton, Staff Writer

March 22, 2019

The Poly Choir ensembles performed at two concerts on March 6 and 7 in the auditorium. The chorale, chamber, Cecilian, and the two jazz ensembles performed on Wednesday, and Inspirational Glee and Grace sang on Thursday. They were split up to avoid holding a two-hour long concert in one night, choir...