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,...

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...

New Lock Blocks on Classroom Doors

Brandon Lopez, Contributing writer

October 16, 2018


Filed under News

There was a new lock switch system called Lock Block installed into the Poly high school classroom doors, after a suspect went onto campus armed a few weeks ago, leaving students and teachers in classrooms on campus lockdown. The Lock Block is a stopper device that allows you to keep the door locked...

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...

Tips for Internships

Ana Mejia, Staff Writer

November 3, 2017


Filed under Feature, Uncategorized

Internships help gain work experiences to help build up your resume, reach goals, improve team working, engagement, employability, communicating, and interpersonal skills, through trainings. First impressions are very important, so keep in mind that to be a professional you must dress like a professional,...

Cross Country: The Last Ride

Cross Country: The Last Ride

Maria Yi, Staff Writer

November 3, 2017


Filed under Sports

On November 1, a number of Poly seniors run the last cross country race of their high school career. Many of these seniors are looking forward to Moore League finals and are hoping to achieve their personal goals of improving  with faster finishing times. When asked how the cross country team prepares...

Eric Wilson, #20

Eric Wilson, #20

Kennelly Khem, Staff Writer

November 3, 2017


Filed under Sports

Senior year means the end of an era for most students, but for Poly’s linebacker, Eric Wilson, this year is only the beginning. Wilson has been playing football for his entire high school career at Poly. He has met “incredible people from coaches and players to staff members” during his time...