High Life

The King Reigns Over a New Empire

The King Reigns Over a New Empire

Ab Tudayan, Staff Writer

October 31, 2018


Filed under Opinion

As the gates open for another National Basketball Association (NBA) season, debatably one of the best basketball players on the earth, LeBron James (LBJ), enters a new team: the Los Angeles Lakers. Why is this so important? Well it’s LEBRON FREAKING JAMES. The 3× NBA champion, 3× N...

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,...

National Merit Finalists

Eliana Jimenez, Staff Writer

October 31, 2018


Filed under News

The National Merit scholarship program provides opportunities for students to be recognized for their phenomenal academic achievements. Students with PSAT scores at the top one percent of scores in the state, with the addition of reflecting transcript records of their score, qualifies them to be semifinalist....

Robotics Club Hosting Fundraiser

Liz Rico, Staff Writer

October 31, 2018


Filed under News

Long Beach Poly Robotics Club participated in an off-season competition called Fall Classic and placed first in the competition. The Fall Classic is hosted by a company yearly with the objective of having games created for schools to compete with their designed robot. The LBP Robotics Club completely...

Poly North: From a Counselors Perspective

Alicia Perez and Syanne Patton

October 31, 2018


Filed under News

Poly North is an opportunity for sophomores to gain experience in the woods that will dramatically change their lives forever. The origin of Poly North started 4 decades ago. It is focused on supporting the students on a more personal level. Anyone can say that the activities, for instance, the mountain...

How to Volunteer Locally

Avannah Frazier, Staff Writer

December 1, 2017


Filed under Feature

If you're looking to be more involved within the community and volunteer, there are many opportunities to do so. If you’re interested in working with children the YMCA of Greater Long Beach has a variety of volunteer options. Volunteers under 18 have the chance to work in areas like child care,...

Fun Places to Volunteer

Ashlyn Moran, Staff Writer

December 1, 2017


Filed under Feature

If you are looking for a good way to giving back to your community you can volunteer at multiple places. When you volunteer you can even fall in love with something and find a new hobby. One place you can volunteer at is your local animal shelter. Animal shelters are almost always looking for people...

Upcoming Volunteer Opportunities in Long Beach

Yesenia Pacheco, Feature Editor

December 1, 2017


Filed under Feature

Help put a smile on a child’s face this holiday season. From late November thru December Poly is hosting holiday project workshops to help students and clubs earn service hours by donating gifts for elementary school children from low income families in the long beach area. After school from December...

Help for Wildfire Victims

Ana Mejia, Staff Writer

December 1, 2017


Filed under Feature

In orange country last month a wildfire burned dozens of structures forcing thousands of people to evacuate their homes, leaving everything behind. Through generous donations from donors anaheim hills will soon recover. Most charities and organizations prefer monetary donations, it's easier for those...

Port of Long Beach Internship

Natale Roche, Staff Writer

November 3, 2017


Filed under Feature

From mid-June to mid-August, approximately 25 students from around the LBUSD donate eight weeks of their summer to a rare, educational opportunity. The Port of Long Beach Summer Internship offers students a way to explore various Port careers through hands-on experiences. For senior Claire Barr,...

Available Jobs for Teens

Chantera Walton, Staff Writer

November 3, 2017


Filed under Feature

There are plenty of job opportunities scattered among the Long Beach community. Jamba Juice in Long Beach is hiring team members for part time and pay $10.50 an hour. They are looking for people who can take pride in their work, genuinely care about the customer and the experience you are providing...