High Life

What in the World?!?

Izzie Hallock and News Editor

December 1, 2017

Monday, November 20 An Argentine submarine with a crew of 44 members went missing, and a satellite call raised hope only for officials to realize it was a false alarm. Tuesday, November 21 Thirty-two people were killed in an Iraqi town by a suicide bomber, which was confirmed by both the cent...

Freedom in Philly

Akira Johnson, News Editor

December 1, 2017

Two weeks ago on Thursday, November 2 through Sunday, November 5, three Poly students were chosen to be a part of the Freedom Foundation Youth Conference. Juniors Carina Ayala and Lenny Khan, along with Senior Elaina Miskiel were the chosen participants to go to Philadelphia and experience the fundamentals...

Poly’s Day in Court

Joy Rowden, Staff Writer

December 1, 2017

On November 2 Poly’s mock trial team tackled the first round of the court case People vs. Davidson and were rewarded by a winning verdict. The trial happened at the Los Angeles Superior Court with real judges and attorneys. Charlie Dodson is an AP World History teacher and is the advisor of the...

College Ready?

Ana Mejia, Staff Writer

October 5, 2017

One of Poly’s specialties, besides sports, is academics and preparing students for the future. The College and Career Center is in room 801, and all students are welcome any day of the week. Career Center Supervisor Sylvia Womack is there to help students in all areas from looking for jobs and internships...

Calling All Engineers

Calling All Engineers

Rebecca Lopez, Staff Writer

October 5, 2017

The robotics competition is a club that meets in room 809, Mrs. Echerri’s class. The students meet every Friday during lunch. There is no need for experience. However, the club does involve different committees, so there are many aspects to work on. The club welcomes all grade levels and all academies. Although...

What in the World?!?

What in the World?!?

Izzie Hallock, News Editor

October 5, 2017

Saturday, September 23- The World The end of humanity on Earth did not come to an end like research scientist David Meade said it would. Tuesday, September 26- Saudi Arabia The Saudi Foreign ministry announced that women over 18 years old will be able to drive this June 2018. Thursday, September 28- Ba...

The Parking Fiasco

The Parking Fiasco

Kennelly Khem, Staff Writer

October 5, 2017

Poly’s baseball parking lot underwent a much needed makeover during the summer. The district’s call for this remodel was long overdue, according to assistant Activities Director Virginia Agredano-Perez, who stated that she couldn’t recall the last time the lot was worked on. The renovation included...

Recycle Now!

Recycle Now!

Izzie Hallock, News Editor

September 21, 2017

Facts are important, extremely important. When Intensive Studies teacher Tonia Schwichtenberg voiced the controversy surrounding Poly’s recycling program, it was apparent that there were many misunderstandings. During certain periods of the day, students with intellectual disabilities can be seen...

What in the World???

September 21, 2017

  Record-Breaking Earthquakes   Hurricane Harvey and Irma have been all the talk in the United States press and media. Still today, residents of Florida and Texas are losing everything because of the natural disasters. However, Mexico has been dealing with two of its most destructive ...

Who Cares? Poly Peer Counselors Cares

Ashlyn Morgan, Staff Writer

September 21, 2017

Do you ever feel like you need to talk to someone about something that’s bothering you or you just want to get it off your chest? Poly has a place where students can do exactly that, and it is called the CARE Center in room 205. Mr. Gray is the counselor, and the hours are from 7:30 AM to 1 PM Monday...