The Poly Spotlight



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 this issue, Poly faculty introduced a new experiment, dubbed “Personalized Learning,” that was launched last April. The program aims...

Thursday, October 6th, 2016

Poly brings back alma mater

TRADITION: Poly revives an old custom, eliciting pride among students and the Riverside community. By Danijel Bilaver, Emma Carson and Caroline Iglesias, Staff Writers On September 13, 2016, Poly Principal Dr. Michael Roe, Riverside Mayor Rusty Bailey,...

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...

Wednesday, June 1st, 2016

Poly High School’s PTSA rounds up its Honorary Service Award recipients

PTSA: Poly High School awaits to see who will next be awarded the Honorary Service Awards. By Caroline Iglesias, Staff Writer It’s that time of year again, when Poly High School’s Parent Teacher Student Association (PTSA) nominates...

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...

Thursday, May 26th, 2016

Art Design students showcase their artistic abilities

CRAFT: Three Poly students win the Library Law Art Contest by creating unique art pieces. By Natalie Apostol, Staff Writer Art is a form of expression that can evoke certain emotions and opinions from the artist’s audience....

Friday, May 6th, 2016

Campus construction to impact students

RENOVATION: Poly High School is in the midst of reconstructing its air conditioning system and campus construction is in full swing. By Emily Bronwyn Hughes, Editor Over the next two years, Poly High School will be undergoing...

Monday, April 25th, 2016

Chamber Singers sing their way to Seattle

ENSEMBLE: Poly’s Chamber Singers place third in their singing competition in Seattle, Washington. By Natalie Apostol, Staff Writer In early April, most Riverside Unified School District (RUSD) students anticipated spring break and a temporary getaway from their...

Monday, April 25th, 2016

Poly students take first place in Riverside’s first annual 2016 Mayor’s Entrepreneurship Boot Camp

BUSINESS: Select students collaborate to  learn how to make wise decisions out in the business world. By Caroline Iglesias, Staff Writer The 2016 Mayor’s Entrepreneurship Challenge Bootcamp took place at SolarMax Technology here in Riverside, California.  The...

Thursday, March 31st, 2016

Poly offers new art course for the 2016-2017 school year

ART: AP Studio Art emerges as a new opportunity for young artists at Poly. By Dyala Harb, Staff Writer Advanced Placement (AP) Studio Art is the very first art portfolio class that will be offered at Poly....

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