High Life

Hairspray! Feb 20-22

Hairspray! Feb 20-22

Madeline Milton, Gallery Editor

February 18, 2020

The Poly Theater Department is opening Hairspray on February 20 in the Andrew Osman Performing Arts Center. Auditions were held for all Poly students the last three days before Thanksgiving break in 2019, and the chosen cast has been working hard the past three months for this production. Hairspray...

ASB Results

Paloma Murillo, News Editor

January 29, 2020

ASB President: Kasandra Khiev ASB Secretary: Lucas Nguyen ASB Vice President: Michael Chhay Senior Senate: President- Christina Quach Vice President- Chakravartin Sokhomsan Secretary- Lyn Pham Treasurer- Maggie Welch Junior Senate President- Junnay By Vice President- Marie Jasmine Melendez Secretary-...

Bye Bye Spidey: Spiderman Leaves The MCU

Bye Bye Spidey: Spiderman Leaves The MCU

Sebastian Lebario, Staff Writer

October 10, 2019

Spider-Man is a character that everyone in the world knows about. Fans enjoy him, people enjoy the movies, and kids demand his merchandise. But Sony wants to take the rights that Marvel owns from using Spider-Man in their movies. You might wonder why this is an issue, but when Sony wants to take away...

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 ...

Softball Gets Lessons with Living Legend

Softball Gets Lessons with Living Legend

Syanne Patton, Assistant Sports Editor

June 14, 2019

Softball began their season with their new coach, Elizabeth Martin-Sanchez, who took over as head coach for the girls. She brought the girls home with many victories and even to the first round of CIF. This was actually the first in years that the girls made it this far. Losing to Grace Brethren...

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...

Hooligans Break into Campus

John Henry Dy, Staff Writer

June 14, 2019

On Sunday, May 19, an unknown number of people snuck onto campus and broke into six classrooms in the 300 and 400 buildings, the weight room, the locker rooms, and three coaches’ offices. Some items were stolen, and other rooms were only vandalized. The crime is still classified as an ong...

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...

New Bunnies to the Bunch

Jessica Alcala, Morgan Luke, Carl Olson, Alexis Phaniphon, Briana Pereira, Nia Thompson, and Taryn Wash

September 24, 2015

“I graduated from Poly, and I want to give back to the program that made me who I am.” Thanh Van, AP Physics “[I will help] students pass their classes by providing them with good teaching everyday and keeping the students busy.” Steven Goodman, Special Education “[A] safe ha...

Waterpolo Struggles to Stay Afloat

Andrea Garcia, Sports Editor

September 28, 2014

Boys water polo has gotten off to a rough start, losing all three games since their first game on September 3 against Corona Santiago. Monday, September 22, the team traveled to Irvine for their game against the Vaqs. Yet again the boys start off the game already trailing by two at the end of the...