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Receiving the first dose

My Pfizer Vaccine Experience

Caleb Dunomes, Staff writer April 30, 2021

With the pandemic changing lives drastically, the creation and distribution of a vaccine is crucial to the return of a “normal life.” As the various vaccines rolled out it has become a new controversial...

How much has online learning affected how students live in their rooms?

How much has online learning affected how students live in their rooms?

Caleb Dunomes March 23, 2021

Due to students being stuck in their room for months on end, the condition of their workspace has taken a toll on them. It has been a drastic change, and students have been forced to transition from...

School reopening is a good idea – but not for me!

Alexander Phouma, Staff Writer March 11, 2021

Jackrabbits are officially returning to school! As of March 2021, Polytechnic High School and the rest of LBUSD has announced that students are able to take a survey and decide if they would like to return...

Students Struggle with Screen Time, Home Environments During Virtual Learning

Heidi Sandoval, Contributing Writer November 4, 2020

Long Beach Unified School District students have different opinions when talking about virtual learning.  Ever since the pandemic shut down all the schools on March 13, students have been learning...

Medical worker exits the Long Beach VA hospital after a shift

$1 Million Raised for Long Beach Coronavirus Relief Fund

Nick Eismann, Staff Photographer April 13, 2020

In the wake of many businesses being shut down and many workers finding themselves without work, the City of Long Beach in partnership with the Long Beach Community Foundation started a Coronavirus Relief...

Scenes from the Rapid Assessment Clinic in LBCC (Friday April 10)

Things are Changing in Long Beach

Nick Eismann, Staff Photographer April 11, 2020

How the City is Staying Ahead   The date was March 4. Robert Garcia made the decision to place Long Beach in a state of emergency. At that time there were no known cases of coronavirus in the...

Long Beach Hospitals prepare for rush of patients among COVID-19 outbreak

Long Beach Hospitals prepare for rush of patients among COVID-19 outbreak

Nick Eismann, Staff Photographer April 8, 2020

As of April 8, Long Beach has a total of 256 confirmed cases of Novel Coronavirus, a number which Mayor Garcia says is expected to rise exponentially in the coming weeks. All businesses deemed non-essential...

Why I’m glad schools are closed

Madeline Milton, Gallery Editor April 6, 2020

I was sitting in my TA period when it was first announced that schools would be closed due to the coronavirus pandemic. Needless to say, there was a range of mixed feelings with my classmates; some excited,...

Coronavirus a problem, but not at Poly so far

Sebastian Lebario, Staff Writer February 18, 2020

According to the CDC, the coronavirus is a closely monitored respiratory illness that was first identified in Wuhan, Hubei Province, China. Chinese authorities identified the new coronavirus which has...

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