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Boredom Strikes: What to do when class is over?

November 2, 2020

This school year has already been different from anything students have ever experienced. Most students start school at 7:50 am. We wake up to open our computer sometimes not even getting ready for the...

An FAQ Focused on College Degrees

October 21, 2020

With the end of every school year comes the idea of uncertainty of what's next, and how you might get there, epically for the seniors of the 2020-21 school year. Steps can be taken to complete a college...

New Dog in Town

Zion is in the festive Halloween spirit.
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...

my new normal: sierra brott-hunter

October 12, 2020

  Online school  The 2021 school year has started online and at home because of Covid 19 so I am here to talk about why I like online school and why I don’t like online. My routine for online...

My New Normal: Kelly Rodriguez

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....

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

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

Ready for the Real World?

June 14, 2019

This week, I and many other seniors will be given a diploma and moving on into whatever kind of life we want to live. It is up to us to determine if we will continue education, have jobs, or just...

Prom Dress Season

April 17, 2019

On April 14, Rachel Suojanen, the 1-2 Japanese teacher, hosted a Prom dress giveaway called the Prom Dress Boutique at the Jewish Foundation in Long Beach. Students in Long Beach are given an opportunity...

Banker Blues

Photo By Liz Rico
March 22, 2019

With the AP test payment storm now complete, many Poly students have now interacted with the new banker, Lynne Amyx. For the past few years, Poly students have faced what seems like an ever-changing banker...

2019 C-SPAN Competition

March 22, 2019

The 2019 Student Documentary Competition, C-Span’s StudentCam winners have been announced! Poly had four winning teams this year for the cable news channel’s StudentCam Competition. One out of the...

Microsoft Welcomes Minority Students!

Photo Courtesy High Life Staff
March 22, 2019

Polytechnic High School was cordially invited to attend Microsoft’s annual Minority student day. This is the second year it is held in Southern California, but worldwide has been an event for 29 years. According...

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