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How to Volunteer Locally

Avannah Frazier, Staff Writer

December 1, 2017


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If you're looking to be more involved within the community and volunteer, there are many opportunities to do so. If you’re interested in working with children the YMCA of Greater Long Beach has a variety of volunteer options. Volunteers under 18 have the chance to work in areas like child care,...

Fun Places to Volunteer

Ashlyn Moran, Staff Writer

December 1, 2017


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If you are looking for a good way to giving back to your community you can volunteer at multiple places. When you volunteer you can even fall in love with something and find a new hobby. One place you can volunteer at is your local animal shelter. Animal shelters are almost always looking for people...

Upcoming Volunteer Opportunities in Long Beach

Yesenia Pacheco, Feature Editor

December 1, 2017


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Help put a smile on a child’s face this holiday season. From late November thru December Poly is hosting holiday project workshops to help students and clubs earn service hours by donating gifts for elementary school children from low income families in the long beach area. After school from December...

Help for Wildfire Victims

Ana Mejia, Staff Writer

December 1, 2017


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In orange country last month a wildfire burned dozens of structures forcing thousands of people to evacuate their homes, leaving everything behind. Through generous donations from donors anaheim hills will soon recover. Most charities and organizations prefer monetary donations, it's easier for those...

Poly Students Care

Serena Chea, Staff Writer

December 1, 2017


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“Be the change you want to see in the world,” a quote by Gandhi is located on top of the 200 building. Poly students take those words to heart when shaping our campus and community into a better place, by volunteering. Doing things to impact our community that will result in effecting other’s...

Port of Long Beach Internship

Natale Roche, Staff Writer

November 3, 2017


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From mid-June to mid-August, approximately 25 students from around the LBUSD donate eight weeks of their summer to a rare, educational opportunity. The Port of Long Beach Summer Internship offers students a way to explore various Port careers through hands-on experiences. For senior Claire Barr,...

Available Jobs for Teens

Chantera Walton, Staff Writer

November 3, 2017


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There are plenty of job opportunities scattered among the Long Beach community. Jamba Juice in Long Beach is hiring team members for part time and pay $10.50 an hour. They are looking for people who can take pride in their work, genuinely care about the customer and the experience you are providing...

Interested in a Fashion Career?

Avannah Frazier, Staff Writer

November 3, 2017


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If you’re interested in pursuing a career in fashion or makeup check out this internship. The internship is called Freedom and Fashion and there are different programs you can join. Freedom and Fashion offers a fashion mentorship program that allows you to create your own fashion line. The program...

Life with a Job

Alicia Perez, Staff Writer

November 3, 2017


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Out of 500 applications to the newest Chick-fil-a, located on PCH (Pacific Coast Highway), CIC junior, Gladys Mora got hired and is finding a way to juggle high school whilst working a job. “In all honesty, I don’t think this job has affected me to the point where my grades are suffering. Sure,...

Tips for Internships

Ana Mejia, Staff Writer

November 3, 2017


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Internships help gain work experiences to help build up your resume, reach goals, improve team working, engagement, employability, communicating, and interpersonal skills, through trainings. First impressions are very important, so keep in mind that to be a professional you must dress like a professional,...

Time Management: Juggling Work and Homework

Rebecca Lopez, Staff Writer

November 3, 2017


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Most people get their first job in high school, usually around the age of 16. There are many jobs that aren’t as demanding as a fast food restaurant. Junior, Natalie Magana, has recently experienced a few different part time jobs that any student can do, such as baby-sitting and tutoring. When asked...

First Job Hacks

Jeremiah Jones, Staff Writer

November 3, 2017


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All teens are looking for jobs to make money, but some teens may not know how to work in a job setting. Some things teens should know when having a job is to be vulnerable, which means it’s okay to ask questions if you’re unsure or if you need advice. You also want to build great relationships...