High Life

The Debate Team

Cristal Diaz, Editor April 5, 2022

Throughout the month of September to March, our very own Debate team has been competing for a chance to compete for the state championships in April, which they succeeded in doing.  They’ve been discussing...

Mask Mandate

Michael Pena and Heidi Sandoval, Editor April 5, 2022

We’ve spent months wearing all types of masks to prevent catching Covid-19. But, with time, we found better ways of keeping ourselves safe. As more people get vaccinated and fewer Covid cases arise,...

Prom/Grad night 2021

Alexander Phouma, Staff writer June 9, 2021

The class of 2021 officially had their senior prom at Poly High School. The theme of the dance was Enchanted Forest. Since the class of 2020 didnt get to have their prom because of Covid-19, I feel like...

Cleanliness and Safety as Lockdown Lifts

Xandria Hines, Staff Writer May 4, 2021

Although cleanliness in most public spaces is kept up by janitorial staff or maid services, the CDC recommends that you also take preventative measures of your own. The Center for Disease and Control...

Receiving the first dose

My Pfizer Vaccine Experience

Caleb Dunomes, Staff writer April 30, 2021

With the pandemic changing lives drastically, the creation and distribution of a vaccine is crucial to the return of a “normal life.” As the various vaccines rolled out it has become a new controversial...

How much has online learning affected how students live in their rooms?

How much has online learning affected how students live in their rooms?

Caleb Dunomes March 23, 2021

Due to students being stuck in their room for months on end, the condition of their workspace has taken a toll on them. It has been a drastic change, and students have been forced to transition from...

My Familys Firefighter

My Family’s Firefighter

Kelly Rodriguez, Staff Writer February 23, 2021

  I know this firefighter who’s been there my whole life. His name is Pat Wills. Well, he was a Fire Captain with the Long Beach Fire Department in Los Angeles, but he retired not that long...

A Poly High School student, Zion Wilkins,  attends a 7:50 am Zoom meeting.

Dangers of Long-Term Screen Exposure

Xandria Hines, Staff Writer December 8, 2020

Screens in 2020 have become the fulcrum of many people's personal, professional, and familial lives. Almost every interaction between people is done with a phone, chrome, laptop, or desktop. Because of...

My Braces Experience

My Braces Experience

Alexander Phouma , staff writter November 2, 2020

I feel at some point everyone wanted to have braces whether you needed them or not. Prior to me having braces, I would see people with them, and I never really realized that these people were having their...

Zion is in the festive Halloween spirit.

New Dog in Town

Kelly Rodriguez, Staff Writer October 15, 2020

This is Zion, my dog. The small dog is my sister’s dog, named King. We are going to talk about King first. We got King when he was two weeks old. My mom got him from my grampa for $50. We have had...

Celebrating HERstory!

Celebrating HERstory!

Briana Mendez-Padilla, Arts & Culture Editor March 30, 2020

Happy Women's History Month! The High Life staff features some of the inspiring women they admire. Don't forget to celebrate the women in your life everyday!

Ah Valentine’s Day

M.W. Yang, Contributing Artist February 18, 2020

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