High Life

Underrated Michael Jackson Songs

Yesenia Pacheco, Editor-in-Chief

October 31, 2018


Filed under Arts & Culture

1. “Loving You” 2. “Butterflies” 3. “Give into Me” 4. “Streetwalker” 5. “I Can’t Help It “ 6. “The Lady in My Life” 7. “Take Me Back” 8. “Maybe Tomorrow” 9. “Lookin’ Through The Windows” 10. “Lovely One”

Jazz Ready for Thursday Concert

Tom Morel, Contributing Writer

October 31, 2018


Filed under Arts & Culture

On November 1, the Poly Jazz Bands will have their first concert of the year in the Poly Auditorium. Each of the four bands will perform four songs, and each song will feature several improvisational soloists. Band director Chris Stevens said during Jazz “A” band rehearsal on Monday that he has...

Hopes Legacies

Hopes Legacies

Ashlyn Moran, Arts & Culture Editor

October 31, 2018


Filed under Arts & Culture

A new T.V. series Legacies premiered October 25 on The CW. It is a spinoff of the hit T.V. show The Originals. Legacies was created by Julie Plec, the creator of The Originals and co-creator of The Vampire Diaries. It stars Hope Mikaelson, portrayed by actress Danielle Rose Russell, known as the daughte...

Halloween Returns

John Dy, Staffe Writer

October 31, 2018


Filed under Arts & Culture, Reviews

Halloween is a slasher horror movie that came out October 19, directed and written by David Gordon Green. It stars Nick Castle, reprising his role as the silent, ruthless killer Michael Myers, and Jamie Lee Curtis, reprising her role as survivor Laurie Strode, who suffers from PTSD as a result of the...

The Signs as Thanksgiving Episodes

Judas Noboa, Staff Writer

October 31, 2018


Filed under Arts & Culture

Aries: The Boondocks season 1, episode 10: ‘The Itis’ Scorpio:  The Simpsons season 2, episode 20: ‘Bart vs. Thanksgiving’ Pisces: Cheers season 5, episode 9: ‘Thanksgiving Orphans’ Sagittarius: George Lopez season 2, episode 9: ‘Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner, Honey?’ ...

Drama Gives A Punch

Ab Tudayan, Staff Writer

October 15, 2018


Filed under Arts & Culture

During the week of October 1, the beginner drama class of Linda Bon participated in a stage combat workshop by Doctor Stephen Grey. At his workshop, beginner students learned stage combat moves such as punches to the face, kicks to the stomach, and things you would usually see in Jackie Chan movies like...

Check Please

John Dy, Staff Writer

October 15, 2018


Filed under Arts & Culture

Poly’s theater department will put on a performance of Check Please Acts 1 and 2, a comedy, on November 7th, 8th, 9th, and 14th. The show’s main characters are Guy and Girl, both separately seeking a romantic partner and going on a series of blind dates that all go horribly wrong. They meet a...

Darklight, A New Relatable Play

Joseph Heidenfelder, Staff Writer

October 15, 2018


Filed under Arts & Culture

Coming December 10, Linda Bon and her students are putting together Darklight a play about teenagers going through anxiety and depression. Throughout the play some of the main characters include Moe, played by sophomore, Paris Holifield, and Van, played by sophomore Valeria Mendoza, are introduced to anx...

Film Features Former Poly Student

Teresa Deekim, Staff Writer

October 15, 2018


Filed under Arts & Culture, Reviews

A new movie, Brian Banks, features a true story about a former Poly student. In 2002, Brian Banks was an All-American football player for Poly who was already commited to USC when a girl falsely accused Banks of raping and kidnapping her. He tried maintaining his innocence but the judicial system...

G.O.T is GOAT

Judas Noboa, Staff Writer

October 2, 2018


Filed under Arts & Culture, Reviews

HBO offers a lot of great shows, but the best on air now is Game of Thrones. If you like action, drama, and intrigue, then this is the show for you! The story is based on a series of novels and follows a collection of prominent families in the fantasy world of Westeros. The most notable families are th...

Must Reads of The Year

Liz Rico, Staff Writer

October 2, 2018


Filed under Arts & Culture, Reviews

The arrival of fall brings with it the need fir a good read. To help the indesisive bookworm, I have two book  suggestions that you can choose from that you might want to check out. First up in recommendations is Rupi Kaur’s The Sun and Her Flowers, a book filled with short poems dealing with t...

Netflix Nails Coming of Age Story

Liz Rico, Staff Writer

October 2, 2018


Filed under Arts & Culture, Reviews

By now everyone has at least heard something about “To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before”, a Netflix Original teen romantic comedy.  Almost every girl is gushing over this movie, some even saying it’sbetter than “The Kissing Booth”, another Netflix Original. Its release date was August 17 and...