High Life

YouTube War

Melissa De La Cruz, Staff Writer

October 31, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Felix Kjellberg, rather known online as YouTube sensation Pewdiepie, created his YouTube channel in 2010. As of now, he has over 67 million subscribers and has been the top subscribed channel on YouTube since 2013. However that is about to change as the YouTube channel T Series, is slowly ca...

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...

National Merit Finalists

Eliana Jimenez, Staff Writer

October 31, 2018


Filed under News

The National Merit scholarship program provides opportunities for students to be recognized for their phenomenal academic achievements. Students with PSAT scores at the top one percent of scores in the state, with the addition of reflecting transcript records of their score, qualifies them to be semifinalist....

Robotics Club Hosting Fundraiser

Liz Rico, Staff Writer

October 31, 2018


Filed under News

Long Beach Poly Robotics Club participated in an off-season competition called Fall Classic and placed first in the competition. The Fall Classic is hosted by a company yearly with the objective of having games created for schools to compete with their designed robot. The LBP Robotics Club completely...

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...

Library Renamed after former Principal

Library Renamed after former Principal

Judas Noboa, Staff Writer

October 16, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Poly’s library has been named after Bob Ellis-July 26, 1924-February 6, 201-, a former student and principal, at a ceremony honoring him. The ceremony was held on September, 11 headed by Mr. Brett Alexander, a teacher here at Poly. Ellis graduated in 1941, a letterman of the debate team. After high...

18k Homecoming Dance

Sinead Neinast, Nancy Sao, and Alicia Perez

October 16, 2018


Filed under News

A tradition at high schools all over the country, the big homecoming game and the dance that usually follows is a source of excitement for many students. Despite this, one of the largest schools in the Long Beach school district, Poly High School, has not had a homecoming dance in 10-11 years - that...

Clubs Sell Goods at Faire

Clubs Sell Goods at Faire

Madeline Milton, contributing writer

October 16, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase, Slideshow

Students at Poly High School were dismissed from class 90 minutes early on Wednesday for this year’s Homecoming Faire. The faire was a great way for clubs to raise money as well as to boost morale in the students, who were all buzzing in anticipation and excitement for the school-wide event. Many...

Behind the Crime Scenes!

Behind the Crime Scenes!

Yesenia Pacheco, Feature Editor

February 9, 2018


Filed under Arts & Culture, Humans of Poly

When I first thought of this article,  it was because I was     curious to see what our Poly CSO’s do with their lives outside of school. Have you ever been curious as to what your teachers do in their spare time? Surely they have something they like to do aside from all that grading The gate w...

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...