High Life

Things The Trackrabbits Did: That!

Syanne Patton and Ab Tudayan, Staff Writers

March 4, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports

At the Annual Trackrabbit Track Meet on Saturday, February 23rd, Poly hosted a huge track meet at Veterans Memorial Stadium at Long Beach City College. Poly’s annual Trackrabbit invitational brought out about 15-20 high schools from LA County to kick off the Track season. Schools such as Redondo Union...

Poly Jackrabbits Pin Down The Victory

Ab Tudayan, Staff Writer

January 24, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports

On January 10, boys varsity wrestling took on Lakewood in the Big Gym at Poly, and it was provided high energy entertainment for those that came to watch. Twelve exhilarating matches took place from weight groups 106 pounds to 235 pounds. Poly took the dub winning 8 out of 11 matches played against...

Letter to The Editor: Mr. Puth Speaks Out About Grad Night

Letter to The Editor:  Mr. Puth Speaks Out About Grad Night

Vincent Puth, Poly High School Activities Director

October 31, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

All In Press Dear High Life Editors and Jackrabbit Class of 2019, Thank you for expressing your frustration regarding Grad Night (“Goodbye Disney, Hello Universal” published October 15), giving voice to you and your peers. Let me first state that Grad Night has traditionally been a parent-le...

The AP Room is Now Open

The AP Room is Now Open

Ana Mejia, Feature Editor

October 31, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

This year Jason West, the new AP Coordinator for Poly High School has turned Room 132 into a study lounge for any student who is currently enrolled in at least one Advanced Placement class. This lounge was inspired by a coffee shop as a place where AP student can receive tutoring, study in group,...

Senior Katherine Grubbs

Senior Katherine Grubbs

Teresa Deckim, Staff Writer

October 31, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Katherine Grubbs is on the Girls Varsity Golf team. Grubbs joined the golf team in her freshman year because she played golf with her dad as a little girl. Grubbs quit volleyball and joined golf. She struggled in her junior year, and had to relearn how to swing due to the fact she did not play league...

Senior Captain Christian Corrales

Senior Captain Christian Corrales

Yesenia Pacheco, Editor-in -Cheif

October 31, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Senior and JV captain Christian Corrales has spent his life playing all kinds of sports before finally settling on Water Polo, “I wanted to try something new. My freshman year I was in wrestling.” Every sport and activity Corrales played, has helped him grow as a person in many different ways....

Library Renamed after former Principal

Library Renamed after former Principal

Judas Noboa, Staff Writer

October 16, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Poly’s library has been named after Bob Ellis-July 26, 1924-February 6, 201-, a former student and principal, at a ceremony honoring him. The ceremony was held on September, 11 headed by Mr. Brett Alexander, a teacher here at Poly. Ellis graduated in 1941, a letterman of the debate team. After high...

Clubs Sell Goods at Faire

Clubs Sell Goods at Faire

Madeline Milton, contributing writer

October 16, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase, Slideshow

Students at Poly High School were dismissed from class 90 minutes early on Wednesday for this year’s Homecoming Faire. The faire was a great way for clubs to raise money as well as to boost morale in the students, who were all buzzing in anticipation and excitement for the school-wide event. Many...

Winning Streak Continues

Winning Streak Continues

Liz Rico, Staff Writer

October 15, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Friday September, 28th was Poly’s football away game against Cabrillo. The game was held at Cabrillo. The score was 48-0, and yet another winning streak against Cabrillo. Timothy Gomez said that the game was good but could have overall been better, “I think the team could have done better.”...

“SLAM”! Lady Jackrabbits Take A W

“SLAM”! Lady Jackrabbits Take A W

Syanne Patton, Staff Writer

October 15, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

On Tuesday, October 2, the varsity girls volleyball team,  played against Cabrillo High School. The Lady Jackrabbits won all their games: varsity,  junior varsity and frosh/soph. When the varsity team won, the crowd went wild. Although it was an easy win for Poly, the parents in the Cabrillo section...

US Senator Kamala Harris Addresses Key Issues Californians Face

US Senator Kamala Harris Addresses Key Issues Californians Face

Izzie Hallock, News Editor

April 19, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Shortly after US Senator Kamala Harris had been sworn into office in 2017, she was speaking at her stepdaughter’s high school when a student raised her hand and asked, “What are we going to do about a divided America?” Harris distinctly remembered that question and, at a town-hall meeting at the...