The Poly Spotlight



Thursday, October 19th, 2017

Poly History Teacher Passes Away

TRAGEDY: Poly’s beloved history teacher Leo Caudill unexpectedly passed away. By Guadelupe Meza, Staff Writer Poly is sad to announce that Mr. Leo Caudill has died. He passed away on Sunday, October 1, 2017 at around 1pm, at the age of 50. Caudill worked in the social science department for more than 17 years. This...

Thursday, November 3rd, 2016

The Great Shakeout

EARTHQUAKE: Students prepare for the potential dangers of California earthquakes with The Great Shakeout.  By Michelle Krakora, Staff Writer On October 20 at 10:20 a.m, schools across California participated in The Great Shakeout— a drill to prepare...

Wednesday, June 1st, 2016

Poly students participate in Parade of Champions

RECOGNITION: Two spectacular Poly athletes, Lauren Bywater and Dylan McDowell, were recognized in the Riverside Sport Hall of Fame induction ceremony. By Andrew Carlson , Staff Writer There are 16 high schools in Riverside County, and each...

Thursday, January 14th, 2016

Fresh alumni inform students on higher education

EDUCATION: A panel of Poly High School alumni return to tell students what college is like. By Michelle Boulos, Staff Writer As college application and acceptance season kicks in, students are thinking about their futures, and college...

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...

Thursday, October 29th, 2015

Revolutionized learning in Poly’s AP Environmental classes

MINDTAP: A new online studying tool allows students to study AP Environmental Science in more depth. By Emily Hughes, Staff Editor Poly’s Advanced Placement Environmental Science (APES) class, taught by teacher Jeffrey Jambretz, recently adopted a new...

Tuesday, October 6th, 2015

Poly students attend lecture given by Harvard professor

ENVIRONMENT: Environmental Science students gain insight into a scientist’s take on planet Earth’s immense climatological history. By Matthew Saenz, Editor On Thursday, September 24, students of Mr. Jambretz’s Advanced Placement Environmental Science course (A.P.E.S.) attended a lecture...

Thursday, April 16th, 2015

AVID student receives Dell Scholarship

By Matt Kaye, News Editor On April 10, the Dell Scholars Program announced the scholarship recipients for the class of 2015. The Dell Scholars Program is a scholarship initiative included in the Michael & Susan Dell Foundation....

Thursday, March 26th, 2015

Poly hosts presentation on inappropriate use of social media

MEDIA: Ms. Opal Singleton gives presentation on the dangers of social media and how it can lead to involvement in human trafficking and prostitution. By Emily Hughes, Staff Writer On March 25, Ms. Opal Singleton, president and CEO of...

Monday, November 10th, 2014

New National Honor Society opportunity for Poly students

By Emily Hughes, Staff Writer Poly students now have the opportunity to join the National Honor Society (N.H.S.), a prestigious organization that recognizes students who have good leadership, service, scholarship and character qualities.  N.H.S. is a well-known...

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