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Archive for May, 2016

Tuesday, May 31st, 2016

Underclassmen Advice 2016

Click on this link to watch video of Makenzie Nelson’s underclassmen advice! “Push yourselves out of your comfort zones and try new things. You are capable of more than you know.” – Natalie Jones “Don’t suck and don’t wear skirts on windy days.” -Sidney Swney “Please don’t walk extremely slow. People will really hate you.”...

Tuesday, May 31st, 2016

Best High School Memory 2017

  “Travelling with the varsity song team to UDA Nationals in Orlando, Florida as the only underclassman.” -Natalie Apostol “Singing “Irish Blessing” at every choir concert.” -Matthew Saenz  “My sophomore year when I made my P.K. in our...

Tuesday, May 31st, 2016

Most Important Thing Learned 2017

Alejandra Rocha: “Do it right the first time so you don’t have to do it again.” Veronica Poston: “Don’t procrastinate and find balance for academics and extracurriculars.” Brochton Troutman: “Mr. Jambretz’s lesson saying men are dumb and...

Friday, May 27th, 2016

The Transition from Junior to Senior Year

PREPARE: The generation of juniors this year will soon take the title of being a senior. By Himadri Ratnayake, Staff Writer          As a junior, I have seen and experienced the life that countless students have undergone in...

Friday, May 27th, 2016

Useless Action

REDO: California government has made a step toward stopping underage tobacco use, or have they? By Martina Perina, Staff Writer Each year, approximately 480,000 people die from smoking in the United States. That’s 1,300 deaths every day,...

Friday, May 27th, 2016

Tunes We Studied By

MUSIC: The end of the 2015-2016 school year has arrived so let’s review some of the music that temporarily shaped our world. By Lily Mitchell, Staff Writer With less than ten days left of school at Poly,...

Friday, May 27th, 2016

Poly Orchestra Takes In Disney

INSPIRATIONAL: Poly Orchestra listens to the world-renowned Los Angeles Philharmonic at the Walt Disney Concert Hall.   By Kate Santoso, Staff Writer After two grueling weeks of AP testing, Poly musicians sought a peaceful respite from the...

Friday, May 27th, 2016

Key and Peele Should Stick to Skits

REVIEW: Keanu proves to audiences that these two extraordinary actors are safer with skits. By Dyala Harb, Staff Writer Actor-comedians Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele starred in their first major movie, Keanu, which was released on April...

Friday, May 27th, 2016

The New Supreme of Style

QUALITY: Boys’ fashion finds its prominence at Poly High School and in the greater social scene. By Michelle Boulos, Staff Writer The word fashion elicits images of women strutting down a runway, canvases for the creations of...

Thursday, May 26th, 2016

Zika Causes Athletes to Rethink Rio

VIRUS: Olympic athletes cancel their trips to Brazil due to the rapidly spreading Zika virus. By Emma Carson, Staff Writer For most Olympians, four years of waiting, reviving from past Olympic experiences, and training are over. For...

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