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

Back in the Polygon

April 1, 2020

How much time did you devote to the Polygon?    John Bissell '52 A highlight was the excursion every issue to the printer in Manhattan for final proofing and overseeing the crusty old printer who ran the presses...

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...

Dog, Dog, Goose

Katie Futterman, Editor-in-Chief

March 25, 2020

If you find yourself hopping over geese droppings less frequently than in the past, you can thank the Geese Police. In September 2019, Poly hired an outside company to reduce the number of geese on our campus.  The company...

Wholeness and Wellness

Kyle Williams, Contributing Writer

March 23, 2020

On Friday, February 7th, Poly waived classes in the Upper School for the school’s annual  Community and Diversity, which featured student-led workshops, performances, and presentations. This year’s Community & Diversi...

WIN-ter Classic

Sheperd Dzina, Contributing Writer

March 20, 2020

The Poly Prep Hockey Team crushed the Fieldston Eagles with a five to one win in the 11th annual Winter Classic in Chelsea Piers on February 28th. For as long as it has been around, the game has been an enormous rivalry betwee...

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 Survivor’s Story: The Holocaust Memorial Assembly

Tessa Marker, News Editor

March 16, 2020

Five days after Holocaust Remembrance Day, which marked the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz, the Upper School gathered in the Chapel to hear from Maritza Shelley, a Jewish woman born in Budapest, Hungary, who ...

Virtual Poly

Virtual Poly

March 14, 2020

A Generation at Risk

A Generation at Risk

March 10, 2020

26 Pebbles

26 Pebbles

February 23, 2020



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