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Archive for November, 2015


Monday, November 30th, 2015

“Grades” is the Must-Have App for Students

APPLICATIONS: New “Grades” app revolutionizes how students deal with their classes and marks. By Avelina Maier, Staff Writer Stressing about grades is in the second nature for high school students these days. The release of this new app makes stressing about grades a tad bit more bearable. “Grades” finally answers the question, “What grade do...

Monday, November 30th, 2015

Get Cooking

ELECTIVES: Poly’s culinary arts program enables students to improve their skills in the kitchen. By Chloe Vega, Staff Writer Whether you’re looking to become a chef or just want to improve your cooking skills, the culinary arts...

Monday, November 30th, 2015

Godspell hits the Poly stage

PRODUCTION: Poly’s first theater performance of the year is the culmination of months of hard work. By Emma Carson, Staff Writer Poly’s first musical of the year, Godspell, opened on November 6, 2015, and was shown through...

Monday, November 30th, 2015

The Primal Palate

PALEO: A modern diet fad rises in popularity and has its followers eating like our ancestors. By Malik Alexander, Staff Writer Much of the modern human diet leaves many with fried chicken and pizza Fridays, and while...

Monday, November 30th, 2015

Battery Breakthrough

INNOVATION: New lithium air battery promises to revolutionize car design. By Martin Perina, Staff Writer               Scientist have made a new step in Lithium air battery technology. Originally proposed in the 1970s, lithium air batteries were a...

Monday, November 30th, 2015

The School of Her Dreams

ACHIEVEMENT:  Lauren Bywater, a model of success, is accepted to her dream school. By Jack Weggeland, Staff Writer As long as she could remember, varsity girls’ water polo co-captain Lauren Bywater (12) has always dreamed of attending...

Friday, November 20th, 2015

Staff Snapshot: Poly Welcomes New Ceramics Teacher, Mr. Smith

ARTS: Mr. Smith lives out his dream job as Poly’s replacement ceramics teacher. By Dyala Harb, Staff Writer After teaching at Norco Intermediate, Norco High, Roosevelt High and Auburndale Intermediate for five years total, Mr. Dustin Smith...

Friday, November 20th, 2015

King students place signs for support

UNITY: Martin Luther King High School students set aside their rivalry to show support for Poly. By Natalie Apostol, Staff Writer         Recently, Poly senior football player Josh Nava experienced a serious injury that led to his...

Friday, November 20th, 2015

Friday Night Lights Just Got Better

TEAMWORK: For the first time, Matthew Gage Middle School’s Song & Dance team promotes their Poly pride alongside Poly’s Cheer & Song. By Kate Santoso, Staff Writer High school football games are naturally the best time to...

Friday, November 20th, 2015

Swingin’ Through CIF

UPDATE: Girls’ golf finished up their season successfully and battled in CIF. By Kayla Iles, Editor Poly’s varsity girls’ golf team has wrapped up the season with a League Champion title. They played the five other high...

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