UPDATE: The 2015 girls’ swim season is underway, and the team hopes for another...
BEGINNING: Softball begins a promising season by placing well in the Jurupa Valley Tournament. By Abigail...
COACH: Mr. Yancy Dodson is selected as the new head coach of the Poly...
By Matt Kaye, News Editor On April 10, the Dell Scholars Program announced the scholarship recipients for the class of 2015. The Dell Scholars Program is a scholarship initiative included in the Michael & Susan Dell Foundation. The program awards students who face social, economic or academic challenges but still manage a strong work ethic and have …Click Here to Continue Reading
TESTING: The California Department of Education, in cooperation with the California State University (CSU) and California Community Colleges, redirects its statewide testing policies to directly impact CSU’s Early Assessment Program (EAP). By Martina Krakora, Staff Writer The EAP is an “English language arts/literacy and mathematics [assessment which] signals students’ readiness for college-level coursework,” as described …Click Here to Continue Reading
AWARENESS: Amidst ubiquitous technological connections, sexting has become a serious legal and hazardous issue for teens. By Matt Kaye, News Editor In an era where virtually everyone stays connected through convenient and readily-available technology, it is easy to stay in touch with a multitude of people. This connection keeps interpersonal relationships strong, but in providing …Click Here to Continue Reading
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