High Life

Prom 2019: Time to Shine!

Prom 2019: Time to Shine!

Liz Rico, News Editor

June 14, 2019

Sunday May 26 at 7:00 PM at the Hotel Maya was where the class of 2019s prom was held. At the event there was food, games, caricature, henna, karaoke, photo booth and multiple dance rooms. The weather was not as cooperative before prom, as it was raining. Multiple girls were either holding their dresses...

Hooligans Break into Campus

John Henry Dy, Staff Writer

June 14, 2019

On Sunday, May 19, an unknown number of people snuck onto campus and broke into six classrooms in the 300 and 400 buildings, the weight room, the locker rooms, and three coaches’ offices. Some items were stolen, and other rooms were only vandalized. The crime is still classified as an ong...

Long Beach Celebrates Bike Month

Ab Tudayan, Staff Writer

June 14, 2019

“Nothing compares to the simple pleasure of riding a bike,” said the famous John F. Kennedy. Starting May 1st, it is Bike month, an event celebrated in Long Beach for people like John F. Kennedy who cycle for pleasure, fitness, or transportation. With the bike invention dating back to 1817, how di...

Auditorium To Be Renamed For Retiring Music Teacher Andy Osman

Auditorium To Be Renamed For Retiring Music Teacher Andy Osman

Tom Morel, Contributing Writer

June 14, 2019

Some people leave an indelible mark on everyone around them. Poly Instrumental Music Teacher Andrew Osman is one of them. Over a month ago, Osman was diagnosed with advanced stage pancreatic cancer and retired immediately to begin treatment. In his absence he left a music program in good order but...

Intercultural Faire

Intercultural Faire

April 17, 2019

    Photos Courtesy of Liz Rico and Isaac Covarrubias

Celebration for Women

Eliana Jimenez, Staff Writer

April 17, 2019

Female Leadership is acknowledging March, Women’s History Month, by hosting a celebratory tea in the school’s cafeteria on March 27th. The party honored women who have impacted the lives of the members of Female Leadership Academy. Each member will brought an important role model in their life...

Prom Dress Season

Syanne Patton, Staff Writer

April 17, 2019

On April 14, Rachel Suojanen, the 1-2 Japanese teacher, hosted a Prom dress giveaway called the Prom Dress Boutique at the Jewish Foundation in Long Beach. Students in Long Beach are given an opportunity to get a prom dress and other things that are in need of prom material. The Boutique is designed...

Ready, Set, Play!

Liz Rico, News Editor

April 17, 2019

  On Thursday April 4, Friday April 5, and Saturday April 6 at 6:30 PM, the Poly Playhouse put on a play that students wrote where it brought them to life on stage. On Thursday April 4 at 3:00PM, staged readings were read out loud. This showing had 4 additional plays not included in th...

$ For Our Garden

Melissa De La Cruz, Staff Writer

April 17, 2019

During these few weeks ago, there have been donations made to Poly in help of supporting the school garden. These donations were made by an organization called Healthy Active Long Beach, which is a project that was developed in 2003 to address obesity as well as other chronic disease rates in the city...

Why Saturday School?

Liz Rico, News Editor

April 17, 2019

Saturday school has been more of a serious matter, this school year. In what the purpose of saturday school serves, is for students to make up “work and also days of absences”, stated by Robert Shock. The range between freshman to seniors, may be considered to go. They’re given the opportunity...

It’s Fashion Time!

Jailyn Lewis-Hobbs, Staff Writer

April 17, 2019

On Wednesday, April 17, Poly will be holding its first fashion show, where clothing designed by students are then modeled by other students participating. Jailyn Lewis, 17, decided to have her own fashion show through Long Beach sponsored by Female Leadership Academy. With the help of many students...

A Marvelous Movie Night

Liz Rico, News Editor

March 22, 2019

On March 8, at 6:00pm, Poly Academy of Achievers and Leaders (PAAL) movie night took place. The movie airing was Avengers: Infinity War. As you walked onto the PAAL campus, handmade posters of characters apart of Marvel were hung, welcoming viewers. Before the showing of the feature film there was...