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...

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...

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...

Tuesday, October 17th, 2017

Kindness Kounts

CARING: A new program implemented at Poly that rewards kind behavior. By Micah Pierce, Staff Writer This past month, Poly teachers all received several neon green Kindness Kounts tickets. These tickets are to be used to promote...

Tuesday, September 26th, 2017

Construction Phase II

Construction Phase II By Jacob Ferrall, Editor PROGRESS: As the air conditioning project is wrapping up, other improvements to campus are considered. For the last couple of years the heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) project has...

Monday, September 25th, 2017

Poly Theater’s “Steel Magnolias” opens this week

THEATER: Poly’s theater performs the play “Steel Magnolias” this week. By Esther Whang, Staff Writer Poly theater’s performances of “Steel Magnolias,” directed by Kaiah Costa, take place from September 21 to September 23. It is an all-female...

Friday, September 22nd, 2017

Riverside Unified School District (RUSD) has drained LCAP funding

BROKE: Ninety-four dollars dedicated specifically towards each student who participates in Advanced Placement (AP) courses can no longer come from our district, but out of our own pockets. By Kaley Pederson, Staff Writer Students are enraged from...

Friday, September 22nd, 2017

Poly’s New Early Release Schedule

CHANGE: Poly sets up a new schedule for early release days. By Cameron Brewer, Staff Writer For the last few years, students have been released from Poly High School every Wednesday at 2:00 pm, but the schedule...

Thursday, October 6th, 2016

A Revolution in Poly’s Education

PERSONAL: A new program seeks to revolutionize Poly students’ education. By Brandon Byrne and Jacob Ferrall, Staff Writers In high schools across the nation, there is a perceived disconnect between students and their education in schools. To address...

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