High Life

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...

Space X : A New Space Race

Matt Donahue, Staff Writer

March 8, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

    In 1903 man took flight for the first time. In 1969 one small step for man and one giant leap for mankind was made, and in 2017 Space X set the bar for reusable rockets. On Tuesday, February 6, 2018 Space X test launched the Falcon Heavy at Kennedy Space Center in Florida. The...

What in the World?!?

Izzie Hallock, News Editor

February 23, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Monday, February 12 Penny Lawrence, ex-deputy chief for the British charitable organization Oxfam, resigned because of her inability to act immediately in response to the sexual misconduct scandal involving Oxfam workers volunteering in Haiti after the 2010 earthquake. Tuesday, February 13 Chi...

Beyond U.S.

Beyond U.S.

Alicia Perez, Staff Writer

February 9, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

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...