UPDATE: Boys’ volleyball continues to work hard throughout their season. By Kayla Iles, Staff...
LEGEND: Kobe Bryant bids farewell to a successful career. By Jack Weggeland, Staff Writer...
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ENSEMBLE: Poly’s Chamber Singers place third in their singing competition in Seattle, Washington. By Natalie Apostol, Staff Writer In early April, most Riverside Unified School District (RUSD) students anticipated spring break and a temporary getaway from their studies. But as break quickly approached, Chamber Singers, Poly’s elite, audition-only choir, were eager to board their flight …Click Here to Continue Reading
BUSINESS: Select students collaborate to learn how to make wise decisions out in the business world. By Caroline Iglesias, Staff Writer The 2016 Mayor’s Entrepreneurship Challenge Bootcamp took place at SolarMax Technology here in Riverside, California. The event was put together by Riverside’s very own Mayor Rusty Bailey and The Achievement Academy, facilitators of California …Click Here to Continue Reading
ART: AP Studio Art emerges as a new opportunity for young artists at Poly. By Dyala Harb, Staff Writer Advanced Placement (AP) Studio Art is the very first art portfolio class that will be offered at Poly. The class will be taught by Mrs. Elizabeth Morrow and emerged in an effort to expand the art …Click Here to Continue Reading
LAW: Poly High School’s mock trial secured their fifth title in six years at the Riverside County Mock Trial Competition and finished in sixth place at the California State Mock Trial Finals. By Natalie Apostol, Staff Writer Poly High School is known for housing bright, hard-working students, many of whom are on the school’s mock …Click Here to Continue Reading
VALENTINE: Poly’s choir groups performed in a special Valentine’s Day concert featuring UCR Chamber Singers. By Himadri Ratnayake, Staff Writer Throughout the year, electives such as choir, Advancement Via Individual Determination (AVID), and theatre arrange “holiday grams” that usually come with a special message or candy. Holidays such as Halloween and St. Valentine’s Day are …Click Here to Continue Reading
PREVENTION: The CDC conducts a study to prevent more of the mounting suicides in the Palo Alto area. By Emma Carson, Staff Writer On February 16, 2016, news sources everywhere touched on an interesting yet underrated topic: teen suicides in the northern California region of Palo Alto. In the past seven years, there has …Click Here to Continue Reading
EXPERIENCE: The “Inspire her Mind” event promotes STEM awareness and leadership development for high school girls. By Kate Santoso, Staff Writer The “Inspire her Mind” event targets sophomore high school students who have the potential for leadership and recognize the importance of Science, Technology Engineering, and Math (STEM) as part of their future success. Dr. …Click Here to Continue Reading
THEATER: Poly Theater Arts presents their new play, The Three Musketeers—a unique adaptation of the well-known story. By Dyala Harb, Staff Writer On January 29, 2016, Poly Theater Arts showed their first performance of the play to a large audience. The play is an adaptation of Alexandre Dumas’ original novel of the same title, written …Click Here to Continue Reading
EDUCATION: On his way out, former LAUSD Superintendent, Ramon C. Cortines, defended his decisions and expressed his thoughts about the push to maximize opportunities in non-traditional school settings. By Matt Kaye, Editor The state of K-12 education is a concern shared by almost every community in the United States. Every family wants its children to …Click Here to Continue Reading
REVAMP: The College Board made many changes to the SAT which will become effective during March 2016. By Ashley Gore, Editor Just about every college-bound student will be forced to eventually face what many consider the most daunting aspect of the application process: the standardized admissions test. While there are two widely known and accepted …Click Here to Continue Reading