High Life

My New Normal: Kelly Rodriguez

Kelly Rodriguez, Staff Writer

October 2, 2020

When I first wake up I get my Chromebook to start my first period without getting ready. Sometimes I sleep in my class or watch youtube when my teachers are not talking or when I am done with my work. My son (dog) always wants to play while I’m in class so I go outside with him while I'm in class and...

Royal vs. Jokers

Paloma Murillo, News Editor

December 6, 2019

The rally stage. The infamous rally stage that houses the butts of seniors during lunch and nutrition, is indeed the throne to kings and queens: seniors, the rulers of the kingdom we call Long Beach Polytechnic High School. The little, itty-bitty specks we call “freshman” perhaps would be named as “t...

Choice Night

Choice Night

Briana Mendez-Padilla, Photographer

December 6, 2019

Poly pathways, sports, and clubs showed off their accomplishments so far in the year for potential incoming freshman on Wednesday, November 20 at Poly.

What’s Your Ride?

Benjamin Kong, Contributing Writer

November 6, 2019

Poly seniors and juniors drive to Poly in their cars each morning in 2019. Each student has a unique car, ranging from imports to American cars. The students are between 16-18 years of age, old enough to drive on their own. All the cars the seniors and juniors own are mostly 99% automatic transmission....

Why Saturday School?

Liz Rico, News Editor

April 17, 2019

Saturday school has been more of a serious matter, this school year. In what the purpose of saturday school serves, is for students to make up “work and also days of absences”, stated by Robert Shock. The range between freshman to seniors, may be considered to go. They’re given the opportunity...

It’s Fashion Time!

Jailyn Lewis-Hobbs, Staff Writer

April 17, 2019

On Wednesday, April 17, Poly will be holding its first fashion show, where clothing designed by students are then modeled by other students participating. Jailyn Lewis, 17, decided to have her own fashion show through Long Beach sponsored by Female Leadership Academy. With the help of many students...

Depression Amongst Students

Liz Rico, Staff Writer

October 31, 2018

Often times we are told that a depressed person is someone who is quiet, has no joy, and wears dark clothes.  They might be considered rebellious and listens to sad or loud music, but that is not always the case. How can a depressed person display that they are depressed, based merely off of appearance?...

What High Schoolers Are Really Wearing

What High Schoolers Are Really Wearing

Ella Christensen, Arts & Culture Editor

February 9, 2018

Often, the clothing that a typical high schooler chooses to wear is a broader statement of their personality. Being able to personify oneself nonverbally is ideal for the antisocial community of teenagers that overwhelms a school campus. Thrifting has always been an extremely popular way to obtain fashionable...