High Life

Dancers Bust a Move (Photo Gallery)

Dancers Bust a Move (Photo Gallery)

Nick Eismann, Contributing Photographer

December 6, 2019

On November 7th, Poly’s dance program held their annual winter dance show at the Andrew Osman Performing Arts Center. Featuring choreographies by Cynthia Negrete, the event showcased performances from Poly’s Dance Team as well as Negrete’s dance classes.   Photos by Nick Eismann, Co...

“She Kills Monsters” Killing it at the Poly Playhouse

“She Kills Monsters”  Killing it at the Poly Playhouse

Briana Mendez-Padilla, Arts & Culture Editor

December 6, 2019

On November 14, 15, and 16 the Poly Playhouse presented their play “She Kills Monsters.” An action packed comedy which still managed to touch upon serious subjects, “She Kills Monsters” is a breath of fresh air amidst a stressful college season. The play, put on by Mrs. Bon’s Play Production...

Un”Boxing” The YouTube Match

Un”Boxing” The YouTube Match

Reymar Santos, Staff Writer

November 6, 2019

Two popular Youtubers, Logan Paul and KSI (Olajide Olatunji), are set to fight their rematch on November 9 at the Staples Centre in Los Angeles, California. The two YouTube stars meet in a rematch of their highly anticipated amateur bout, which ended in a controversial majority draw. According to Eddie...

Library Renamed In Honor Of Poly Alumni

Library Renamed In Honor Of Poly Alumni

Briana Mendez-Padilla, Arts & Culture Editor

October 11, 2019

On September 21, the Long Beach Public Library reopened its doors with an improved and renamed library. The now Billie Jean King Library held an opening ceremony with guest speakers such as Mayor Robert Garcia, council member Jeanine Pierce, among others as well as the tennis player and women’s right...

13 Reasons (More or Less) Why Season Three is Different

Jailyn Lewis, Opinion Editor

October 11, 2019

The Netflix drama, 13 Reasons Why, was released in late August of this year. Season two ended with the aftermath of Tyler’s school shooting attempt, and season three picked up after the incident eight months later. While the two previous seasons focused on the main character of the show, Hannah, season...

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...

Ready for the Real World?

Liz Rico, News Editor

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 do nothing. I’ve been waiting for the moment to finally graduate and have my life set. But as...