The Poly Spotlight



Saturday, February 3rd, 2018

Ethics Competition

BATTLE OF PRINCIPLES: The Poly ethics team prepares to compete. By Jacob Ferrall, Editor The Ethics in Action course at Poly has kept focused on preparing students to succeed in the National High School Ethics Bowl (NHSEB) regional competition taking place on February 1 at Chapman University. This is Poly’s third year enrolled in the...

Tuesday, January 30th, 2018

Influenza Strikes Riverside

OUTBREAK: Riverside Community Hospital is noting record breaking numbers regarding the “flu” outbreak. By Kaley Pederson, Staff Writer On January 4, 2018, Riverside Community Hospital held a press conference regarding rising influenza cases among patients throughout Riverside...

Thursday, December 21st, 2017

Fall Signing 2017

ATHLETES: 4 outstanding Poly Bears committed to play collegiate sports. By Kelsey Chamberlain, Staff Writer Thursday, November 9, 2017, was an exciting day for four of Poly’s elite athletes. This day marked the 2017-2018 school year’s first...

Tuesday, December 19th, 2017

Bob Ross: Happy Little Winners

ART: Poly students are awarded for their exceptional entries in the Reflections art competition. By Chloe Vega, Staff Writer In a day and age where the majority of human communication is completed through technology, art wields a...

Wednesday, December 13th, 2017

The Festival of Lights

CELEBRATION: Riverside celebrates its 25th anniversary of the Festival of Lights with new, candy- themed attractions. By Micah Pierce, Staff Writer The first Festival of Lights was held in 1992, as a celebration hosted by the owners...

Thursday, November 16th, 2017

Riverside Unified Hosts “State of the District” Meeting

COMMUNITY: On Wednesday October 26, 2017, Riverside Unified School District (RUSD) held a meeting at the Riverside Convention Center to discuss the current state of our district and the happenings within.  By Kaley Pederson, Staff Writer The...

Wednesday, November 15th, 2017

Why Do We Take the MAP Assessment?

TESTING: Poly students take the MAP Assessment in their History and Literature classes. By Cameron Brewer, Staff Writer Three times throughout the school year, students have to take the Measure of Academic Progress Assessment (MAP Assessment). The...

Wednesday, November 15th, 2017

Big Brothers, Big Sisters

PROGRAM: Riverside Unified School District joins forces with Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Inland Empire to create lasting partnerships. By Micah Pierce, Staff Writer The Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Inland Empire (BBBS) is a...

Tuesday, October 31st, 2017

Vegas Shooting and Meaning of Terrorism

TRAGEDY: The city of Las Vegas suffered a recent shooting, raising new questions about how the media defines terrorism. By Kaley Pederson and Kelsey Chamberlain, Staff Writers The evening of Sunday, October 1, 2017 forced Route-91 Harvest...

Thursday, October 26th, 2017

Drugs in Halloween Candy: What’s true and What Isn’t?

                            TAMPERED TRUTH: The myth of tainted halloween candy has been around for decades, but is there any truth behind it? By Greg Mikol, Staff Writer If you went trick-or-treating as a child, you were most likely...

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