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Archive for September, 2008

By BEN PULIAFITO
Assistant life editor

“Reduce, reuse, recycle” seem to be words used commonly throughout the Poly community. With blue recycling bins found all around campus and inside nearly every classroom, students have started to take a more active role in environmental protection and campus cleanliness. Much of this success in getting students to recycle can be attributed to M.E.S.A., the Men’s Ecology and Service Association, a club dedicated to recycling and community service on the Polytechnic campus.

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By CHARLOTTE CLEARY
Life editor

Senior Akemi Leung is one of the most talented young musicians on the Poly campus. A violinist for almost twelve years, she began playing at the age of five, inspired by her cousins who are professional musicians and by close family friends who play in the Los Angeles Philharmonic. Violin is a major part of Leung’s life, and she has invested substantial time and energy to accomplish much.

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By KATIE THOMSON
Student contributor

Students of all grades danced to music DJed by senior Blaine Ohigashi. (Sarah Chen/The Paw Print)

On September 6, the 2008-2009 ASB cabinet held in Gosney Hall its traditional kick-off dance, this year themed “Taste the Rainbow.”

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Wilkommen to our new AFS student

By TANNER JOHNSON
Student contributor

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By DANIEL WOHL
Staff writer

With the Master Plan well underway, architecture plays an increasingly important role in the Poly community. In response, Poly has added the Advanced Design and Fabrication class, created by new teacher Adam Feldmeth ’03.

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By OLIVIA RUSSAK
Staff writer

Since the approval of Poly’s master plan in 2006 by the city of Pasadena, the community has awaited the construction of new classrooms, facilities and patios. With trailers on the south campus’ parking lot and the north campus’ handball courts, construction at Poly is well underway.

The Hixon building, which has been undergoing renovation since this summer, will be used for ceramics and wood classes. Construction has fallen behind schedule because of a number of complications with the city. (Joselyn Lai/The Paw Print)

The Hixon building, which has been undergoing renovation since this summer, will be used for ceramics and wood classes. Construction has fallen behind schedule because of a number of complications with the city. (Joselyn Lai/The Paw Print)

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By JORDAN SMITH
Sports editor

The search for greatness within Poly athletics focuses significantly on this year’s cross country team. Last year’s 3rd place finish for the boys squad at the state meet, in which they edged out fourth place finisher Flintridge Prep by just 1 point, has earned the team a 3rd place ranking among this year’s CIF competition.

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By JORDAN SMITH
Sports editor

For the girl’s varsity volleyball team, the Prep league always proves to be an unforgiving competitive venue, and this year bears no exception.

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Sophomore Croix Griffin had the pleasure of attending the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing. He shares his experiences of the Games of the XXIX Olympiad.

By CROIX GRIFFIN
Student contributor

I’m not sure where to begin when describing my family’s incredible trip the to the Beijing 2008 Summer Games.

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A variety of new Upper School clubs have been founded while old favorites continue.

By ELLIE MALCHIONE
Assistant news editor

The Club Fair remains a long-standing tradition at Poly that marks the end of summer vacation and the start of a busy school year. The barbeque lunch and fair have rung in the start of the new year. The fair serves as an opportunity for student club presidents to advertise their clubs and communicate their goals and plans for the year.

Upper Schoolers acquaint themselves with student clubs both old and new. (Courtesy of Blaine Ohigashi)

Upper Schoolers acquaint themselves with student clubs both old and new. (Courtesy of Blaine Ohigashi)

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