High Life

New Dog in Town

Zion is in the festive Halloween spirit.

Kelly Rodriguez, Staff Writer

October 15, 2020

This is Zion, my dog. The small dog is my sister’s dog, named King. We are going to talk about King first. We got King when he was two weeks old. My mom got him from my grampa for $50. We have had him for two years now. He´s really smart and we don´t have to put a leash on him. Also, we never ...

My New Normal: Kelly Rodriguez

Kelly Rodriguez, Staff Writer

October 2, 2020

When I first wake up I get my Chromebook to start my first period without getting ready. Sometimes I sleep in my class or watch youtube when my teachers are not talking or when I am done with my work. My son (dog) always wants to play while I’m in class so I go outside with him while I'm in class and...

The Greatest Pageant

January 29, 2020

“The Greatest Show” was the 25th annual Mr. and Mrs. Jackrabbit Pageant, that displays the talents of senior students at Long Beach Polytechnic High School. This year 13 Jackrabbits competed with each other for the title “Mr. and Mrs. Jackrabbit”. Meanwhile 3 fellow seniors took place in the...

TikTok at All Hours of the Clock

Melissa De La Cruz, Feature Editor

December 6, 2019

With over 33 million downloads, TikTok has become a very popular media platform that has risen to the top. Although many people may say that it’s a cringey app, I think otherwise. Well at first I didn’t actually. I once found myself among the several people who would claim themselves to be against...

Girls Volleyball Spikes Success

Zinia Francis, Sports Editor

October 10, 2019

One of the many sports active this season at Long Beach Poly High is girls Volleyball, coached by Leland McGrath. Tryouts and training for Frosh Soph, Junior Varsity, and Varsity teams were held earlier this summer. The girls volleyball teams have matches held on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays with ...

Prom 2019: Time to Shine!

LB Poly Prom 2019

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...

Auditorium To Be Renamed For Retiring Music Teacher Andy Osman

Andy Osman conducting and MCing at Long Beach Poly's Spring Instrumental Music Concert, March 2019.

Tom Morel, Contributing Writer

June 14, 2019

Some people leave an indelible mark on everyone around them. Poly Instrumental Music Teacher Andrew Osman is one of them. Over a month ago, Osman was diagnosed with advanced stage pancreatic cancer and retired immediately to begin treatment. In his absence he left a music program in good order but...

This Is A School, Not A Trash Can!

Alicia Perez, Opinion News Editor

March 22, 2019

There I am, walking, minding my own business and suddenly I feel the crunch under my feet. I look down and see crushed up goldfish on the ground. My eyes then move to scan the floor around me. Spilled hot chocolate and empty Gatorade bottles everywhere. Someone actually smashed their lunch against the w...

Go For Gold

Yesenia Pacheco, Editor-in-Chief

March 4, 2019

With graduation vastly approaching, seniors and their parents are starting to plan out their celebrations. It might even feel as if some parents are more excited than their student. The pressure to meet your parents expectations is, I assume a life-long struggle. I am not yet prepared for the anxie...

Just Becuase It’s Called High School, Doesn’t Mean You Can Get High!

John-Henry Dy, Staff Writer

January 24, 2019

You do three things in the restroom: you take care of your bodily business, wash your hands, and get out. Occasionally, maybe you check yourself out in the mirror and fix your hair, but that is about it. These are basic, common needs that everyone has to take care of regularly, and thankfully, we have restroo...