The Polygon: The Student Newspaper of Poly Prep Country Day School

Black History Month: We Hold Our Future In Our Hands

Ryantony Exuma, Contributing Writer

March 27, 2020

Black History Month. A powerful time and the point at which we realize that we stand poised to pursue a prosperous future for ourselves. We presently stand at pivotal crossroads in this nation’s history; it is now that we will...

Forget About Coronavirus, There’s Another Epidemic: It’s Called Xenophobia

Emily Ng, Features Editor

March 18, 2020

In France, newspapers hastily scrawled with the front-page headline “Yellow Alert” dawned in the streets. In a suburb of Toronto, parents demanded that a school district prohibit children from a family that recently visited ...

A Generation at Risk

A Generation at Risk

March 10, 2020

A Start is Not Enough

Julia Zrihen and Katie Futterman

February 11, 2020

Our January issue is filled with reflections on Poly’s diversity initiatives in response to last year’s blackface incident. The biggest weakness in the past year is the lack of a course that explicitly addresses race.  ...

Pep-Less Pep Rally

Pep-Less Pep Rally

February 10, 2020

Student Opinion: Diversity Initiatives

Kayla Thompson, Contributing Writer

February 5, 2020

On January 18th, 2019, members of the student body were tired of being silenced by administrators and peers who did not value their voices. Students and faculty alike were stunned by the circulation of a blackface video involving ...

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