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Students From Long Beach Poly Students Win Prizes in C-SPAN’s National 2017 StudentCam Competition

cspan-studentcam C-SPAN has announced that students at Long Beach Polytechnic High School in Long Beach, California are winners in C-SPAN’s national 2017 StudentCam competition. Lucy Nottonson and Heather Davis have won third prize and will receive $750 for their documentary, “The Importance of Wetlands.” The following students have won honorable mention prizes and will receive $250 for their documentaries: Eric Hatch and Theo Lee for “Affordable Housing: The Solution to the Homelessness Crisis.” Peter Donovan, Zane Witter and Olivia Campos for “Atmosphere of Denial,” about climate change.

Father and Sons Convicted For Attack on High School Wrestling Coach

police arrest bank robbers A father and his two sons, charged by the Long Beach City Prosecutor with attacking the Long Beach Poly High School wrestling coach, pleaded “no contest” today to battery charges. The attack occurred immediately after a high school wrestling match and was preceded by threats made by one of the defendants on his “Facebook” account.

Poly Students Take 2nd Place in Solar Boating Competition

solar boat races across the water A Long Beach Poly student races the team’s solar powered boat during the competition. Last weekend, 15 students from Long Beach Poly High School competed against 40 other Southern California teams in the Metropolitan Water District’s Ninth Annual Solar Cup Boat Race Competition at Lake Skinner, located in Temecula Valley.

Two Local High School Divers Win CIF Diving Titles!

Deon_Reid_Head_Shot Deon Reid Two Long Beach High School divers have earned consecutive CIF Championships in Diving this week, bringing great honor to Long Beach high school sports and to the city of Long Beach. Junior Deon Reid of Long Beach Poly High School, a third year varsity high school diver, won his second CIF division title at the Riverside Aquatics Complex on Tuesday, May10th, and is now the reigning Division Two Boy’s Champion. 

Port Awards $4.7 million to Schools, Youth Centers

money-stacks Long Beach Navy Memorial Heritage Association Grants Grants for air quality-improvement projects announced Port of Long Beach officials kicked off the first round of a new community grants program Monday with approval of $4.7 million for 73 projects designed to improve air quality for Long Beach children.

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