High Life

Lights Out

Syanne Patton

October 15, 2018


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The night before Halloween, the wind screeched with lashes and the whips of air were strong enough to move rocks. It was the middle of the night in a town named Billsberry, Kansas. A fresh new crop of yellow corn had sprouted up from the ground in significantly straight rows, but so did an evil spirit...

Trick-or-Treat

Monica Grubbs

October 15, 2018


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Long Beach is home to some of the sweetest places to Trick or Treat. A few safe places to go and target the best and tastiest candies include Belmont Heights, Belmont Shore, California Heights, the Virginia Country Club neighborhood, and Naples Island. These homes and communities go all out with decorating...

Evil Episodes

Liz Rico

October 15, 2018


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1: “Halloween” - The Office, Season 2 Episode 5 In this episode a Halloween party is planned and Michael has to fire someone by the end of the day but doesn’t exactly want to ruin the fun. With The Office you do not need to watch previous episodes in order to understand this episode, which is grea...

Haunted Theme Parks

Melissa de la Cruz

October 15, 2018


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With Halloween around the corner, scary amusements parks are the hype of Halloween, they ranging from prices to attractions. Halloween Horror Nights at Universal Studios is best known for their terrifying mazes, the price starts at $60 and is open from now until November 3. Knott’s Scary Farm...

Scary Playlist

Yesenia Pacheco

October 15, 2018


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“I Put a Spell on You” - Screamin’ Jay Hawkins “D.O.A.” Bloodrock “I Eat Cannibals” - Toto Coelo “It’s Almost Halloween” - Panic! At The Disco “Ghosts” - Michael Jackson “Be True To Your Ghoul” - the Ghouls “Vampires Will Never Hurt You” - My Chemical...

Neflix and Chills

Jailyn Lewis

October 15, 2018


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Terrifier (2017) Not Rated It’s Halloween night and Art the Clown silently terrorizes several people in an old, derelict building. Scenes of blood, guts, decapitation, and extreme mutilation will plague your mind at night because the terror never ends. The Craft (1996) Rated R After Sarah transfe...

Chelsea Powell

Jailyn Lewis

October 2, 2018


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Long Beach Polytechnic High School welcomed Chelsea Powell this year as a Spanish teacher. Ms. Powell received her bachelor’s degree at California State University, Long Beach and her teaching credentials at San Diego State University. She also studied abroad and lived in Salamanca, Spain and was...

Veronica Bradley

Monica Grubbs

October 2, 2018


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Long Beach Poly hired versatile Veronica Bradley to be our new testing coordinator, she is a teacher for second language learners, as well as an advisor and aide for students. She is here to support second language learners adjusting to English and to help Poly parents understand their students goals...

Linda Cargile

Ana Mejia

October 2, 2018


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Being in the Long Beach Unified School District for over 19 years our Assistant Principal Linda Cargile is here to empower students to be their best personal self, to support parents and staffs with any concerns or problems. With a Master degree in educational administration and political science, Ms....

Arinn Filer

Ana Mejia

October 2, 2018


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Our newest data specialist Arinn Filer believes that teachers are the heart of the school therefore she is always available to help teachers with Chromebooks or looking up data to help with lesson planning. Being a Poly graduate class of 1997 and rocking that pride Ms. Filer’s goal is to continue to...

Tameesha Massey

Jailyn Lewis

October 2, 2018


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Long Beach Polytechnic High School gave Tameesha Massey a permanent position as a Spanish teacher at our campus. Massey began her teaching career as a substitute teacher in 1999 after obtaining her bachelor’s degree at University of California, Irvine. Ms. Massey has experienced the Latin culture...

Alaa Shub and Doc’Kale Bowman

Syanne Patton and Alicia Perez

October 2, 2018


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Just this year Poly has acquired two new college and career advisors, Alaa Shub and Doc’Kale Bowman. Both advisors are of the age of twenty-two and both attended California State University, Long Beach. Each advisor attended the prestigious college for four years studying Human Development. Despite...