COACH: Mr. Yancy Dodson is selected as the new head coach of the Poly...
VACANCY: Athletic Director Mr. Jim Vaughn looks to hire a new varsity boys’ basketball...
RECOVERY: After a rough start, Riverside Poly’s varsity girls’ soccer team goes undefeated in...
MEDIA: Ms. Opal Singleton gives presentation on the dangers of social media and how it can lead to involvement in human trafficking and prostitution. By Emily Hughes, Staff Writer On March 25, Ms. Opal Singleton, president and CEO of Million Kids, gave a presentation to select Poly student leaders in the Poly library. The presentation focused on social …Click Here to Continue Reading
ENVIRONMENT: The University of California, Riverside (UCR) participates in a statewide sustainability program; Poly also works for sustainability with commitments to keep the campus clean. By Emily Hughes, Staff Writer With a new program called the UC Global Food Initiative, all ten University of California campuses are working to create specialized programs to help combat …Click Here to Continue Reading
COMMUNITY: Poly students discuss the purpose behind Super Bowl for Kids and reflect on its impact. By Kate Santoso, Staff Writer On the morning of January 28, spirits were high and hearts were light as Poly’s cheer and song squad, varsity football team, marching band and Associated Student Body (ASB) gathered on the field to …Click Here to Continue Reading
ACHIEVEMENT: Three Poly AVID students are semifinalists for the Dell Scholarship. By Martina Krakora, Staff Writer The Dell Scholarship is a scholarship program which recognizes “students who have overcome significant obstacles in pursuit of their education,” as described by DellScholars.org. The scholarship awards its finalists with not only $20,000, a laptop and credits towards purchasing …Click Here to Continue Reading
CONFLICT: Inexperienced students land lead roles in Poly’s upcoming play, causing contention in the theater community. By Emily Hughes, Staff Writer Since its release in 2006, the movie High School Musical has made a long-lasting impression on children and teens all over the world. The movie remains one of the most successful Disney movies ever …Click Here to Continue Reading
FUTURE: Poly will offer new online, hybrid AP U.S. History and AP Art History courses beginning at the 2015-2016 school year. By Matthew Saenz, Staff Writer At Poly High School and throughout the entire United States, many students are extremely busy, attempting to juggle rigorous academic schedules and extracurricular activities. Often times, these students are …Click Here to Continue Reading
TESTING: Students head into a new wave of AP testing as the Riverside Unified School District eliminates fiscal concerns. By Matt Kaye, News Editor Under Principal Dr. Michael Roe’s leadership, Poly has seen no shortage of changes and improvements. Numerous changes have already taken place, from relieving the grade restrictions of academic courses to refreshing …Click Here to Continue Reading
PROGRESS: The Poly Robotics Club hopes to defeat societal stereotypes and expand its program by attracting both male and female participants. By Martina Krakora, Staff Writer The Poly Robotics Club began its robotics competition season January 3. More than ten robotics teams arrived at Poly’s Little Theater that morning to listen to a presentation about …Click Here to Continue Reading
COMMITMENT: Student dropout numbers decrease from 40 to eight students this past school year. By Matthew Saenz, Staff Writer In a society built on education, graduating from high school has become more important in determining success as adults. As a result, over the past year, Poly has displayed its increased willingness to help every student …Click Here to Continue Reading
MOTOCROSS: Poly’s new motocross program allows a diverse coalition of students to design their own track. By Emily Hughes, Staff Writer The Poly Motocross Program, created by Principal Dr. Michael Roe and executives from major motorcycle companies, has shifted into drive. A few weeks ago, select Poly students met in the library to discuss plans …Click Here to Continue Reading