High Life

Poly at MLK Day Parade

Poly at MLK Day Parade

Briana Mendez-Padilla, Arts and Culture Editor

January 29, 2020

On the third Monday of January (January 20 this year) we celebrate the birthday of African American Baptist minister and civil rights activist Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. The legacy Dr. King has created transcends his life and death. He reaped the seeds of change that we benefit from today. His teachings...

Daisy Lane Parade

Daisy Lane Parade

December 20, 2019

LB Poly’s Marching Band, colorguard and JROTC participated in the Daisy Lane Parade on December 14.

PAAL Hosts “Lost in Art”

PAAL Hosts “Lost in Art”

Briana Mendez-Padilla, Arts & Culture Editor

December 20, 2019

On November 6 Poly Academy of Achievers and Leaders (PAAL) hosted its second annual art showcase event featuring artists from Poly and PAAL. The stage never failed to have a presence, as spoken word artists, rappers, singers and dancers all came together to ensure entertainment was always provided. While...

Holly Jolly Poly Christmas: Holiday Project

Holly Jolly Poly Christmas: Holiday Project

Briana Mendez-Padilla, Arts and Culture Editor

December 20, 2019

LB Poly began the holiday season with its annual Holiday Project on December 7. The ASB sponsored event also featured student volunteers from Female Leadership Academy, Model UN, and LEIA club. Families from the community surrounding Poly were able to enjoy Christmas music and refreshments as well as...

Dancers Bust a Move (Photo Gallery)

Dancers Bust a Move (Photo Gallery)

Nick Eismann, Contributing Photographer

December 6, 2019

On November 7th, Poly’s dance program held their annual winter dance show at the Andrew Osman Performing Arts Center. Featuring choreographies by Cynthia Negrete, the event showcased performances from Poly’s Dance Team as well as Negrete’s dance classes.   Photos by Nick Eismann, Co...

“She Kills Monsters” Killing it at the Poly Playhouse

“She Kills Monsters”  Killing it at the Poly Playhouse

Briana Mendez-Padilla, Arts & Culture Editor

December 6, 2019

On November 14, 15, and 16 the Poly Playhouse presented their play “She Kills Monsters.” An action packed comedy which still managed to touch upon serious subjects, “She Kills Monsters” is a breath of fresh air amidst a stressful college season. The play, put on by Mrs. Bon’s Play Production...

Choice Night

Choice Night

Briana Mendez-Padilla, Photographer

December 6, 2019

Poly pathways, sports, and clubs showed off their accomplishments so far in the year for potential incoming freshman on Wednesday, November 20 at Poly.

Poly Hosts “The President’s Own” Marine Band

Poly Hosts “The President’s Own” Marine Band

Nick Eismann, Contributing Photographer

November 6, 2019

On October 24 “The President’s Own” Marine Band performed in the Andrew Osman Performing Arts Center here at Poly. The United States Marine Band is America’s oldest continuously active professional musical organization.

Library Renamed In Honor Of Poly Alumni

Library Renamed In Honor Of Poly Alumni

Briana Mendez-Padilla, Arts & Culture Editor

October 11, 2019

On September 21, the Long Beach Public Library reopened its doors with an improved and renamed library. The now Billie Jean King Library held an opening ceremony with guest speakers such as Mayor Robert Garcia, council member Jeanine Pierce, among others as well as the tennis player and women’s right...

New Clubs at Club Rush

New Clubs at Club Rush

Paloma Murillo, Jailyn Lewis, News Editor, Opinion Editor

October 11, 2019

Introducing Big/Little Club With the start of the new school year comes new clubs and new students, welcome freshmen! What better way to welcome our new freshmen into Poly other than having a club that is made to help freshmen feel apart of this new community. The Big/Little program is paired up wit...

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...