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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 Family's 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

Madeleine Lavi, Contributing Artist February 18, 2020

The Greatest Loss

Madeline Milton, Staff Writer February 18, 2020

We’re Just Friends!

Melissa De La Cruz, Feature Page Editor February 18, 2020

If you’re creative enough, those same gifts that are originally made for a significant other can easily be turned into gifts for your friends. However, here are some gift ideas you can also make or buy...

Sweetheart Gifts

Melissa De La Cruz, Feature Page Editor February 18, 2020

With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, several couples are beginning to prepare their gifts for their significant others as a form of appreciation Chocolate- make your partner’s day the...

The Greatest Pageant

January 29, 2020

“The Greatest Show” was the 25th annual Mr. and Mrs. Jackrabbit Pageant, that displays the talents of senior students at Long Beach Polytechnic High School. This year 13 Jackrabbits competed with each...

Throughout the Decade

Compiled by High Life Staff December 20, 2019

2010 Ke$ha’s song “Tik Tok” was the number one song of the year. Haiti earthquake Taylor Swift jousted with Kanye West and was nominated for 4 Grammys. Justin Bieber’s “shaggy hair”...

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