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By Matt Kaye, News Editor The Poly Spotlight will be screening the educational documentary, Race to Nowhere, on Wednesday, February 25. The film uncovers the proposed flaws in the modern structure of the American education system. Immediately following the movie screening, voluntary discussions will take place regarding the topics touched on in the film. The discussion will be divided into two groups with writers and …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
MOVEMENT: Poly students take action against administrative policy. By Martina Krakora, Staff Writer As a nod to the Watergate Scandal, the term “Gate-gate” was coined by Poly’s AP Government/Economics teacher, Mr. Cheston Booth, in reference to the closed gate by the 150s building, which caused civil unrest among students. The gate was initially closed due …Click Here to Continue Reading
COMMUNITY: The annual Festival of Lights attracts local and national attention. By Matthew Saenz, Staff Writer The holiday season is a time for family, company, and, for students, an extended recess from school. One local event brings these people together—the Festival of Lights. The Festival of Lights is an annual event held in downtown Riverside …Click Here to Continue Reading
MOTOCROSS: Poly works with motorcycle companies to reinstate its motocross program. By Emily Hughes, Staff Writer Motocross, the sport of cross-country motorcycling, was once a prominent part of Poly campus life. Throughout the 1970s and early 80s, students worked on their bikes at Poly’s auto shop and raced together on the weekends. But in 1984, …Click Here to Continue Reading
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