UPDATE: Girls’ golf finished up their season successfully and battled in CIF. By Kayla...
TENNIS: Riverside Poly girls’ tennis fell to rival King High School. By Jack Weggeland,...
VOLLEYBALL: Poly senior, Desiree Howard receives college volleyball scholarship By Avelina Maier, Staff Writer...
CHANGE: Poly is soon to undergo tremendous changes with the new “HVAC” project beginning this school year and pending Long Range Facility Master Plan. By Dyala Harb, Staff Writer The Heating, Ventilation and Air Condition (HVAC) project has recently been approved by the Riverside Unified School District (RUSD) board and is scheduled to begin …Click Here to Continue Reading
COLLEGIATE: Poly creates personalized learning program designed to imitate the college experience. By Ashley Gore, Staff Editor With college admissions growing more competitive for each graduating class, students need a leg up more than ever to receive those practically mythical acceptance letters. It is crucial they show both a passion and a desire for …Click Here to Continue Reading
MINDTAP: A new online studying tool allows students to study AP Environmental Science in more depth. By Emily Hughes, Staff Editor Poly’s Advanced Placement Environmental Science (APES) class, taught by teacher Jeffrey Jambretz, recently adopted a new learning tool called MindTap. MindTap, which was originally designed for college students to help with studying for tests, …Click Here to Continue Reading
COLLABORATION: Dr. Michael Roe and Mr. Robert Ayres introduce the Ethics Bowl to Poly. By Natalie Apostol, Staff Writer Poly’s brightest students will team up to participate in the Ethics Bowl. Ethics Bowl is a competition where high school students analyze a series of ethical and philosophical dilemmas. Although it is a competitive event, students …Click Here to Continue Reading
CONCERT: Poly orchestra and theater collaborate for this year’s Halloween Concert. By Kate Santoso, Staff Writer Every year, Poly’s orchestra puts on a dazzling show before Halloween. Similarly, Poly’s theater writes, directs and performs approximately six or seven Halloween-themed vignettes for Ghostwalk, which are performed in Downtown Riverside. However, this year, theater and orchestra …Click Here to Continue Reading
ENVIRONMENT: Environmental Science students gain insight into a scientist’s take on planet Earth’s immense climatological history. By Matthew Saenz, Editor On Thursday, September 24, students of Mr. Jambretz’s Advanced Placement Environmental Science course (A.P.E.S.) attended a lecture at the University of California, Riverside (UCR) Extension Center given by renowned scientist, Dr. Paul Hoffman, Professor Emeritus …Click Here to Continue Reading
LOCAL: In two separate scenarios, male suspects attempted to grab teenage girls; one was luckily able to escape, while the other was not so fortunate. By Dyala Harb, Staff Writer Two disturbances recently occurred in Riverside within two days of each other. The first of the two incidents occurred on Saturday, September 19th near Strong …Click Here to Continue Reading
CLIMATE: A team of teachers is working towards environmental sustainability in RUSD schools. By Emily Hughes, Editor Researchers in every scientific field of study have worked on ways to fight the growing global issue of climate change for decades. Across all corners of the globe, policies that reduce carbon emissions and increase the usage of …Click Here to Continue Reading
GHOST WALK: Freshmen theater students participate in their first performance of the year. By Chloe Vega, Staff Writer On October 23, 24 and 28, 2015, selected Poly theater students will put on their first performance of the year at the annual Ghost Walk in Downtown Riverside. During this Ghost Walk, six student-written and directed skits …Click Here to Continue Reading
CHALLENGE: Poly’s most advanced math class enters a nationwide contest. By Kate Santoso, Staff Writer Poly is proud to be one of the only high schools in California that offers a college-level multivariable calculus course. This class is widely regarded as one of Poly’s most challenging classes, comprised of some of the brightest students in …Click Here to Continue Reading