High Life

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...

Senior Wrestler Andres De Los Santos

Yesenia Pacheco, Editor-in -Cheif

January 7, 2019


Filed under Sports, Uncategorized

Andres De Los Santos has been a part of Poly’s wrestling team since his freshman year and has devoted his more and more of his time into the sport each year. Now in the middle of his senior year, De Los Santos has accumulated numerous awards and levels and has a 17-2 record. “I don’t have a rea...

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...

“SLAM”! Lady Jackrabbits Take A W

“SLAM”! Lady Jackrabbits Take A W

Syanne Patton, Staff Writer

October 15, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

On Tuesday, October 2, the varsity girls volleyball team,  played against Cabrillo High School. The Lady Jackrabbits won all their games: varsity,  junior varsity and frosh/soph. When the varsity team won, the crowd went wild. Although it was an easy win for Poly, the parents in the Cabrillo section...

Even Moore League Titles

Even Moore League Titles

Matt Donahue, Staff Writer

November 3, 2017


Filed under Sports

On October 20th Poly’s Girl’s Tennis defeated Wilson High School 13 to 5. And more recently the Poly’s Girl’s Tennis Team dominated the Moore Leagues, finishing the regular season with an outstanding 19-0, ranking them third in the division 3 playoffs As of October 30th Poly’s Girl’s Tennis...

Golf N’ Stuff

Ashlyn Moran, Staff Writer

October 6, 2017


Filed under Sports

The Long Beach Poly girls golf team had two matches in the past week. The first match took place on Tuesday, September 26 which Poly lost with a score of 213 - 264. The second match was Thursday, September 28 against Lakewood and Poly won with a score of 256 - 269. Both matches took place at Recreation...

Raise a Glass to Reza

Johnny Thai, Staff Writer

March 24, 2016


Filed under News

Today, Thursday, March 24, is the last day that College Adviser Max Reza will be working at Long Beach Polytechnic High School. He has been working with students at Poly since September 2014, focusing on college applications and financial aid. His departure is a major loss for the Poly community.   Johnny Thai: What made you want to take this position...