CHAMPIONS: Girls’ golf goes undefeated in league, and four players qualify for CIF. By...
CONSISTENCY: Poly’s varsity football team adds another victory to their undefeated season. By Scott...
WOKOUT: Preseason practices begin for the boys’ track team. By Franklin Racobs, Staff Writer...
DEVELOPMENT: Riverside residents voted “No” on the new measure for re-zoning the La Sierra Property. By Emily Hughes, Staff Writer Riverside is well-known for the parks, hills and historical landmarks that are scattered across the city. Among these landmarks are the La Sierra Hills and La Sierra Lands, which together form the La Sierra Property. …Click Here to Continue Reading
REJUVENATION: After a year off, Poly Renaissance makes a comeback. By Martina Krakora, Staff Writer Renaissance, a student recognition group on campus, began under Poly’s previous Activities Advisor Mr. Michael Breyer in 2011. It became famous for its birthday cards and cut-outs of hearts, shamrocks, bear paws or graduation caps with students’ names on them, …Click Here to Continue Reading
By Emily Hughes, Staff Writer Poly students now have the opportunity to join the National Honor Society (N.H.S.), a prestigious organization that recognizes students who have good leadership, service, scholarship and character qualities. N.H.S. is a well-known and well-respected scholarship program that has awarded more than 10 million dollars worth of scholarship money since 1946. …Click Here to Continue Reading
DISCIPLINE: Students face stricter enforcement of newly and formerly established school policies. By Matt Kaye, News Editor On top of the year’s new events, the enforcement of school policies increased, catching student attention and bringing forth student response. As part of a comprehensive review of the school’s policies, Principal Dr. Michael Roe, in his first full …Click Here to Continue Reading
BENEFITS: Poly’s new sports facilities provide external and economical rewards. By Timothy Chen, Sports Editor A Measure B bond granted back in 2001 provided Arlington, Ramona, North and Poly High School with $44 million for school construction projects. Poly received $13.7 million of that grant; $7.3 million was allotted to the aquatics center and the …Click Here to Continue Reading
VIRUS: Recent outbreaks of the rare Enterovirus DV68 in the U.S. pose a threat to student health. By Matt Saenz, Staff Writer The concept of maintaining good personal health and hygiene is not a new one; for decades, phrases such as “wash your hands” were commonplace. In the past few months, these phrases have become …Click Here to Continue Reading
MEDICINE: Pending ballot measure Proposition 46 challenges the way healthcare is conducted in California. By Matthew Saenz, Staff Writer Healthcare recently became a hot topic within various organized groups—from political parties to medical associations. Issues regarding healthcare came to a head in California with Proposition 46, which will be voted on on November 4, 2014. …Click Here to Continue Reading
CONTROVERSY: A Riverside Unified School District committee voted to remove “The Fault in Our Stars” from a middle school library, evoking national interest. By Emily Hughes, Staff Writer Recently, John Green’s famous young adult novel, “The Fault in Our Stars,” was removed from a Riverside Unified School District (RUSD) middle school library. The incident was featured on …Click Here to Continue Reading
PARTICIPATION: The Student Advisory Meeting encourages Poly students to participate in homecoming activities and keep the campus clean. By Martina Krakora, Staff Writer Last year Principal Dr. Michael Roe created the student advisory, a leadership group on campus consisting of individuals elected by their fourth period classmates, in order to encourage student involvement. The group …Click Here to Continue Reading
PROGRESS: California is on track to construct the first high-speed rail system in the nation. By Brendan Brown, Staff Writer Today the average plane ticket for a nonstop flight from Los Angeles to San Francisco is approximately $210. Driving the same distance would cost about $50 but would take at least six hours on a …Click Here to Continue Reading