ACHIEVEMENT: Poly’s varsity boys’ cross country team accomplishes its goal of winning league. By...
SWIMMING: Tyler Clary replaces Michael Phelps on the 2015 World Championship roster to represent team...
CHAMPIONS: Girls’ golf goes undefeated in league, and four players qualify for CIF. By...
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
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