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What in the World?!?

David Moore, Photography Editor

February 9, 2018


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Friday, January 26 In Syria, President Ergdon said he would expand Anti-Kurdish operations. Saturday, January 27 The Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu calls out the Polish Death Camp Law, which states that anyone who declares that Poland is be responsible for the Polish Death camps would be puni...

Today in History

Kennelly Khem, Staff Writer

February 9, 2018


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1825 - John Quincy Adams is elected as the 6th president of the United States. 1861 - Tennessee votes against secession (US Civil War). 1895 - Volleyball is invented by W G Morgan. 1926 - The theory of evolution is forbidden in Atlanta, Georgia schools. 1935 - US female and male Figure Skatin...

Beyond U.S.

Beyond U.S.

Alicia Perez, Staff Writer

February 9, 2018


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Just outside Libya’s capital of Tripoli, a shocking video came to surface on July 8, 2017, showing groups of migrant farmers being sold at Libyan detention camps. Most of the victims were migrant farmers and north African refugees. These auctions involving migrant farmers, have been going on for...

Poly Nation Makes Transportation Presentations

Poly Nation Makes Transportation Presentations

Natale Roche, Staff Writer

February 9, 2018


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On January 11, a group of PacRim sophomores were given the opportunity to give a presentation to the board members, including CEO Kenneth McDonald, at Long Beach Transit (LBT). According to LBT, students are not “utilizing enough transportation in the city.” To provide more perspective, the students...

Look at this Posse

Look at this Posse

Interviewed by High Life Staff

February 9, 2018


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Alena Taing (Middlebury College, Vermont) “I’m so grateful for this experience of course, and all the learning that comes with it and the support system I will have throughout my whole life. I had always wanted to go to a school on the east coast, but private school tuition was so high it see...

Choristers Get Opportunity of a Lifetime

Choristers Get Opportunity of a Lifetime

Elaina Miskiel, Editor-in-Chief

February 9, 2018


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On Wednesday, January 31 and Thursday, February 1, LBUSD’s high school honor choir  performed alongside the Long Beach Symphony at the Terrace Theater for third through fifth graders. The honor choir includes the following high schools within LBUSD: Poly, Millikan, Wilson, Lakewood, and Renaissance....

Community Reminisces the History of MLK Day

Community Reminisces  the History of MLK Day

Akira Johnson, News Editor

January 19, 2018


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Martin Luther King Jr. was a Baptist minister and civil rights activist who fought for equality and human rights for everyone during the 1950’s and 1960’s. He was known for his strategy of fighting injustice through peaceful protest. He was the force that brought together events such as the Montgomery...

Spring Semester 2018 ASB Cabinent

Spring Semester 2018 ASB Cabinent

January 19, 2018


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Creativity at its Finest

Creativity at its Finest

Avannah Frazier, Staff Writer

January 19, 2018


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A new mural and garden have recently been added to the school. Both the mural and garden are located northeast of the 600 building. The mural was created by one of Poly’s very own students. Ahmad Ali, an 11th grader in the intensive studies program, was the one who created the design for the mural....

The Wait Pays Off

The Wait Pays Off

Kennelly Khem, Staff Writer

January 19, 2018


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On December 19, 2017, Poly had its grand re-opening for its auditorium after an almost three-year renovation. The service was held at the side entrance on 15th Street and included a ribbon-cutting ceremony, along with a string quartet and Jazz One playing and caroling to welcome the guests. There to...

What in the World?!?

Izzie Hallock and News Editor

December 1, 2017


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Monday, November 20 An Argentine submarine with a crew of 44 members went missing, and a satellite call raised hope only for officials to realize it was a false alarm. Tuesday, November 21 Thirty-two people were killed in an Iraqi town by a suicide bomber, which was confirmed by both the cent...