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  • Poly’s JROTC Competition

    Poly’s JROTC Competition

    Jessica Garcia, Staff Writer

    March 23, 2017

    On Saturday, March 18, from 7 A.M. - 3 P.M. Poly’s first Battalion Army JROTC program, a leadership program whose mission is, had their annual Army Navy Competition against Cabrillo and Lakewood on our school’s campus both have a Marine and Navy junior JROTC. The schools compete in sit-ups and push-ups, drill, and rifle-twirling. Students in JROTC...

  • R-Word Gets Re-evaluated

    R-Word Gets Re-evaluated

    Izzie Hallock, Staff Writer

    March 23, 2017

    Currently, Poly’s intensive studies program and Best Buddies club are making changes to the terminology and protesting against current government policies in special education. Tonia Schwichtenberg, an intensive studies teacher, explained that the new Secretary of Education, Betsy Devos, has revealed plans to repeal bills and programs that place a ...

  • International News Tidbits

    International News Tidbits

    February 23, 2017

    Trump to Remove Protections for Transgender Students President Trump could issue new guidelines as early as Wednesday to rescind anti-discrimination protections for transgender students, overruling his education secretary who had pushed to keep them in place. “I would expect further guidance to come out on that today,” Sean Spicer, the Wh...

Blood Drive Success

Chantera Walton, Staff Writer

On Thursday, June 1, Student Commission helped host this semester’s blood drives in Poly’s big gym. The blood donated went to Cedars-Sinai blood donor services for people in need of blood in hospitals. To be a donor,...

June 8, 2017No Comments

Letter to the Graduating Class

Morgan Luke, News Editor

Dear graduating Jackrabbits, It is finally here, the day we never thought would come. Graduation is just around the corner. Excuse me, life is just around the corner. After four years of no sleep, terribly crowded pa...

June 8, 2017No Comments

  • Poly Students get the Chance to Visit Europe this Summer June 8, 2017
  • Class Eliminations Expected In the Fall June 8, 2017

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Summer Bummer

Jessica Garcia, Staff Writer

Most people have a favorite season, especially when choosing between the polar opposites summer and winter. A good majority of students prefer the sunny, school-free former...

June 8, 2017

Plastic Wrap Couples Be Like:

Oluchi Ofoebgu, Staff Writer

I hate clingy relationships soooo much. For instance, when you are no longer able to hang out with a friend because they’re with a new person who is practically controlling...

June 8, 2017

Why Am I Here?

June 8, 2017

Can’t Break Away from Kimmy Schmidt!

June 8, 2017

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