High Life

YouTube War

Melissa De La Cruz, Staff Writer

October 31, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Felix Kjellberg, rather known online as YouTube sensation Pewdiepie, created his YouTube channel in 2010. As of now, he has over 67 million subscribers and has been the top subscribed channel on YouTube since 2013. However that is about to change as the YouTube channel T Series, is slowly ca...

The King Reigns Over a New Empire

The King Reigns Over a New Empire

Ab Tudayan, Staff Writer

October 31, 2018


Filed under Opinion

As the gates open for another National Basketball Association (NBA) season, debatably one of the best basketball players on the earth, LeBron James (LBJ), enters a new team: the Los Angeles Lakers. Why is this so important? Well it’s LEBRON FREAKING JAMES. The 3× NBA champion, 3× N...

Depression Amongst Students

Liz Rico, Staff Writer

October 31, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Often times we are told that a depressed person is someone who is quiet, has no joy, and wears dark clothes.  They might be considered rebellious and listens to sad or loud music, but that is not always the case. How can a depressed person display that they are depressed, based merely off of appearance?...

AHS: Apocalypse

Jailyn Lewis, Staff Writer

October 31, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Everyone knows that season one, Murder House, was by far the best season of American Horror Story. Some may argue that season three, Coven, may even be the best. Imagine a season that combines both of Murder House and Coven. Crazy, right? Well, it can’t be too crazy because that season definitely exists...

Do I Miss The Old Kanye?

Aramis Hodo, Staff Writer

October 31, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Kanye West is known for his inspirational music and his influential style that the masses appear to follow. He has recently met with the President of the United States, Donald Trump. Kanye is one of the more popular Trump supporters, and people do not support him because of his unpopular beliefs that g...

I.D Disaster

Eileen Garcia, Staff Writer

October 15, 2018


Filed under Opinion

We finally got our ID’s and they’re horrible. Everyone is complaining about how orange they look, how the quality of the picture is terrible, and how the layout is horrendous, which it is. I literally look like an orange in my picture. Honestly, who chose the photographers this year? Besides the quality ...

Poly’s DJ’s Are Not the Life of the Party

Syanne Patton, Staff Writer

October 15, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Have you ever asked for a song at a Poly dance just to only not have it played? If you answered yes, then you aren’t the only one. Why don’t we get acknowledged or have a song played at our school dances, of our choice? I get it if the song you suggested was inappropriate but most suggestions aren’t...

My Hero Anime

Aramis Hodo, Staff Writer

October 15, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Anime can bring the masses together and create a bond between people you can’t even imagine. Anime can change the world as we know it.  Everywhere I go there’s always at least a couple of people that watch anime and you can sometimes tell by the type of clothes that they wear or the stickers on th...

Why Should Job Companies Hire Teens?

Syanne Patton

October 2, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Teenagers are needing jobs, but there is controversy about allowing student teens to get hired. The problem is, the working force isn’t as friendly as we think. In reality business and companies want profit,which means they don’t want to spend money on an extra paycheck. Teens are willing to multitask ...

Freshman Blues

Teresa Dee Kim

October 2, 2018


Filed under Opinion

The first week as a freshman was terrible. I dislike it...very much. I had so much expectations for high school and maybe it’s too early in the school year to judge, but for now, it sucks. I had so many family members that said “High school will be the highlight of your life,” but it doesn’t ...

Just Do It.

Jeremiah Jones and John Dy

October 2, 2018


Filed under Opinion

By: Jeremiah Jones My opinion on the Nike commercial starring Colin Kaepernick was dope, especially with everything that happened with Kaepernick when he protested. Him doing the Nike commercial was a good look on Nike as well as Kaepernick. If you haven’t seen the commercial it is about never ...

In Response to “Why Does School Feel More Like Jail?”

Ray Porter, Poly CSO

April 19, 2018


Filed under Opinion

I have been reading the Poly High Life for over 32 years. I enjoy it, and more often than not I am impressed by the quality and content of the many articles that our awesome Poly students write. Even when I don’t agree with the content and substance of the article, I am still impressed. But in the...