The Poly Spotlight

Archive for February, 2015

Friday, February 27th, 2015

A Musical Sensation

OPPORTUNITY: Poly students, choir teacher Kristen Pickering and orchestra conductor Robert Haberador, record and collaborate with “Rocky” Peter Ajoku, an American Idol contestant. By Kate Santoso, Staff Writer It was a thrilling experience for Poly’s music department to record with Ajoku. The talented singer shared his incredible life story with the Poly Orchestra and Choir....

Friday, February 27th, 2015

Trivia Craze

ENTERTAINMENT: A new trivia application becomes popular among students. By Michelle Boulos, Staff Writer In this day and age, parents and adults complain about how we, as teenagers, are wasting time. We are glued to our phones,...

Friday, February 27th, 2015

Life After High School

FUTURE: Riverside Poly theater members discuss their experiences in the performing arts, plans to pursue careers in this field and the benefits of following their dreams. By Georgio Elnar, Staff Writer For most high school students, involvement...

Thursday, February 5th, 2015

Voice Jammin’

INNOVATION: Although it contains a few bugs and drawbacks, the Voice Jam application bundle is a powerful tool for aspiring musicians. By Miguel Toner, Staff Writer Holding true to its promise of being “your access to performing,...

Thursday, February 5th, 2015

Girls’ Soccer Bounces Back

SOCCER: Poly’s varsity girls’ soccer prepares for a successful season this year, despite a loss of seniors. By Jack Weggeland, Staff Writer This season, Poly’s varsity girls’ soccer hopes to bring home a league and CIF title. “I...

Thursday, February 5th, 2015

Future Trojan

ACHIEVEMENT: Riverside Poly’s Ykili Ross officially announces his commitment to play football for the University of Southern California. By Scott Field, Staff Writer The U.S. Army All-American Bowl took place on January 3, in San Antonio, Texas,...

Thursday, February 5th, 2015

Girls’ Water Polo Season Update

UPDATE: Poly’s varsity girls’ water polo team looks to continue its success after winning its first league meet. By Franklin Racobs, Staff Writer Going into the 2014-2015 season, players from the varsity girls’ water polo team knew...

Tuesday, February 3rd, 2015

Kickin’ It

ACHIEVEMENT: Poly’s varsity boys’ soccer successfully finishes its holiday tournament and begins a new season. By Kayla Iles, Staff Writer This year, the Poly varsity boys’ soccer team hosted its 25th annual holiday tournament, the second oldest...

Sunday, February 1st, 2015

The AP march begins with fees waived for all

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...

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