High Life

Softball Gets Lessons with Living Legend

Softball Gets Lessons with Living Legend

Syanne Patton, Assistant Sports Editor

June 14, 2019


Filed under Sports

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


Filed under Opinion, Uncategorized

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...

Senior Appreciation

Melissa De La Cruz, Staff Writer

June 14, 2019


Filed under Opinion

At last, we have come to the end of this school year! Congratulations to all the students that have made it, but more importantly, con- gratulations to the seniors who have come so far and even now, are still continu- ing to go even further as they take their next big step in life. This school...

Prom 2019: Time to Shine!

Prom 2019: Time to Shine!

Liz Rico, News Editor

June 14, 2019


Filed under Feature, News, Showcase

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


Filed under News

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...

Long Beach Celebrates Bike Month

Ab Tudayan, Staff Writer

June 14, 2019


Filed under News

“Nothing compares to the simple pleasure of riding a bike,” said the famous John F. Kennedy. Starting May 1st, it is Bike month, an event celebrated in Long Beach for people like John F. Kennedy who cycle for pleasure, fitness, or transportation. With the bike invention dating back to 1817, how di...

Auditorium To Be Renamed For Retiring Music Teacher Andy Osman

Auditorium To Be Renamed For Retiring Music Teacher Andy Osman

Tom Morel, Contributing Writer

June 14, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

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...

Intercultural Faire

Intercultural Faire

April 17, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase, Slideshow

    Photos Courtesy of Liz Rico and Isaac Covarrubias

Ready, Set, Play!

Liz Rico, News Editor

April 17, 2019


Filed under Arts & Culture, News

  On Thursday April 4, Friday April 5, and Saturday April 6 at 6:30 PM, the Poly Playhouse put on a play that students wrote where it brought them to life on stage. On Thursday April 4 at 3:00PM, staged readings were read out loud. This showing had 4 additional plays not included in th...

Beach Volleyball Update: They’re Killing It!

Monica Grubbs, Staff Writer

April 17, 2019


Filed under Sports

This past week Long Beach Poly high school competed in its first Beach Volleyball Tournament and League Games. They first competed at Santa Monica Beach on Saturday March 16th against Santa Monica and Notre Dame. The three teams competed to win their match then the school that wins two out of the three...

Cross Country Gets a New Coach

Syanne Patton, Staff Writer

April 17, 2019


Filed under Sports

Coach Nate or Mr. Bershtel, was the previous girls cross country. Behind the scene is a father and husband who appreciates his family. He has recently given up his job as coach for the girls cross country and long distance track due to him choosing to be more family involved and increase his time investing...

$ For Our Garden

Melissa De La Cruz, Staff Writer

April 17, 2019


Filed under News

During these few weeks ago, there have been donations made to Poly in help of supporting the school garden. These donations were made by an organization called Healthy Active Long Beach, which is a project that was developed in 2003 to address obesity as well as other chronic disease rates in the city...