High Life

An FAQ Focused on College Degrees

Xandria Hines, Staff Writer

October 21, 2020

With the end of every school year comes the idea of uncertainty of what's next, and how you might get there, epically for the seniors of the 2020-21 school year. Steps can be taken to complete a college application or file for student aid or loans, but choosing what to do for the rest of your life is...

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...

Behind the Crime Scenes!

Behind the Crime Scenes!

Yesenia Pacheco, Feature Editor

February 9, 2018

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...

Hidden Talent at Poly

Ella Christensen, Arts & Culture Editor

November 3, 2017

Jacqueline Garcia is one of Poly’s few signed models. She started modeling at a young age and has stuck with it ever since. Garcia got her start by “being in beauty pageants because of the glamour part of it.” She said it really helped her confidence grow and allowed her to get away from being ...

Activists of Poly: Lauren Calderon

Photo courtesy of Lauren Calderon’s Instagram

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...