High Life

Welcome, New Staff!

Welcome, New Staff!

October 14, 2019

Maria Salazar By Reymar Santos Maria Salazar, the new ASB secretary, is excited to work here at Polytechnic High School. She lives on the west side of Long Beach, but her family is originally from Mexico. She is the first generation from her family to become a citizen in the US. Her family is origin...

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...

New Admin, Who Dis?

Melissa De La Cruz, Staff Writer

October 10, 2019

This school year at Long Beach Poly High School, there have been quite a few adjustments thrown around the school which highly contrasts it from previous years. High schools have switched from two principals, to one principal on site. They have gone from Co-principals (two principals) to one principal...

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...

Late To Class? Get a Pass

Late To Class? Get a Pass

Briana Mendez-Padilla, Arts and Culture Editor

October 10, 2019

Attention all Poly students! This is a quick reminder that you must be in class before the tardy bell rings. Teachers, please remember to close your doors… If you’ve been paying attention to the intercom for the past two weeks, then you’ve surely heard this or a similar announcement. Constant...

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...

Prom 2019: Time to Shine!

Prom 2019: Time to Shine!

Liz Rico, News Editor

June 14, 2019

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

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

“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...