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Announcements

Announcements for Thursday Oct. 8, 2015

  • All girls and boys soccer players, our first Fall Soccer Clinic is THIS Friday, October 9th from 5-7:30 pm this is a great opportunity to work with different coaches from around the valley on your skills before tryouts in November. It only costs $5 and you can pre-pay at the bookstore. See Coach Morris if you have any questions. (2/2)

 

  • Congratulations to the Lady Lobo Golf Team who came away with their first victory of the season yesterday over the Dysart Demons. Leading the ladies were Captain Kathy Retana with the low score of the round, and Aiten (pronounced eye-ten) Elgamal who recorded a personal best for the season. Additional help in the victory came from Arlene Bermudez and Xochitl (pronounced so-chee) Segura. Way to go ladies!

 

  • Science Club members we have a meeting TODAY in room 1204 to review ideas for Trunk N’ Treat and to watch a cool science video. Snacks will be provided!!

 

  • Hey seniors, looking for something to do over the break? Well maybe consider applying for scholarships! The guidance office has additional scholarships with a variety of monetary awards to help pay for college if selected. Stop by the guidance office for more information but hurry some of these close as early as October 30th! (1/2)

 

  • Listen up Lobos! Do you like poetry and music? Are you a comedian or actor? Well then Soulful Expressions Open Mic is just for you. The Open Mic takes place THIS Saturday at the Avondale Public Library from 4:30-7:00pm. You’ve probably seen some flyers around campus! The event is free and open to the public, whether you want to perform or just watch and eat some of the snacks provided. It’s Halloween themed so feel free to dress up, but also feel free not to! The event was started by some Lobos, so come out and support!

 

  • Hey Lobos…have you been on over to lajoyalink.com?  No…whoa then you are missing out!  There are contests and giveaways for a Maddie and Tae CD and Posters….Tickets to see the Extreme Sport group Nitro Circus and Tickets for the All Time Low concert this month!  DO NOT DELAY head on over to the website and enter for your chance to win!  Hurry they wont last!  www.lajoyalink.com  that’s www.lajoyalink.com  Make sure you follow Lajoyalink on Instagram, Snapchat, Facebook, and Twitter!

Lunch Menu: Spaghetti w/ tossed salad

 

Announcements for Wednesday Oct. 7, 2015

  • The FELLOWSHIP of CHRISTIAN ATHLETES club INVITES all student-athletes to their MEETINGS on THURSDAY mornings at 6:45AM in room 820. We will have donuts. ALL FCA members are asked to bring at least one new member to the meeting. The top two who bring the most we will have a gift certificate. If you have any questions please see Coach Lefebvre. (2/2)

 

  • Baseball clinic will continue on Wednesday the 7th at 2:15

 

  • Hey students listen up! Our representative from AAI (Arizona Automotive Institute) will be here to answer any questions about working on cars, trucks or diesel’s, this is a growing business field and it pays very well! If you’re interested in finding about this growing career and training it requires stop by the career center on Thursday during you’re assigned lunch period and meet with Veronica Espinoza our rep from AAI! And hey freshman & sophomores it’s never too early to start asking questions to plan your future! (2/2)

 

  • All girls and boys soccer players, our first Fall Soccer Clinic is THIS Friday, October 9th from 5-7:30 pm this is a great opportunity to work with different coaches from around the valley on your skills before tryouts in November. It only costs $5 and you can pre-pay at the bookstore. See Coach Morris if you have any questions. (1/2)

 

  • Attention Lobos! La Joya’s Theatre Department Fall Play, “Almost, Maine” By John Cariani is coming up! Come support your acting Lobos November 4th, 5th, and 6th. The show starts at 7:00 pm. Tickets are $5.00 at the the door or $3.00 with ID. Don’t miss out on a great show full of Love, Sadness, and Snow.(1/9)

 

  • Attention Lobos: The Sophomore class is having a fundraiser at Menchie’s this Friday night from 5-9 pm. You must have a flyer or mention that you are from La Joya High School in order for the proceedings to go to the sophomore class.   Come eat some frozen yogurt and support your sophomore class! (1/9)

 

Lunch Menu: Hot dog w/ chili….

 

Announcements for Tuesday Oct 6, 2015

 

  • Hey Lobos! Do not forger to swing by the bookstore to pre-order your very own Straight Outta La Joya T-shirt, Courtesy of the Class of 2016. Shirts are priced at $12.00 each and are available for ALL students to buy! Don’t wait too long and miss your chance at ordering. Last day to Pre-order is October 8th. Show off your Lobo pride and get yours today! (3/3)

 

  • Attention seniors: If you are interested in scholarships here’s another one for you to consider and it’s a good one. The Horatio Alger Scholarship is open and accepting applications for seniors that are involved in co-curricular activities & community services, maintain a GPA at a minimum of 2.0 or higher, be a U.S.citizen, demonstrate a financial need, and display integrity & perseverance in overcoming adversity. This scholarship can range from 7,000-22,000 for college, if you’re interested stop by the guidance office for more info but hurry all the requested items must be submitted no later than October 25th.(2/2)

 

  • We have a winner in our Banned Books Trivia contest! The answers to the 2 clues were Harry Potter and To Kill a Mockingbird. The winner is Carlos Rodriguez from Ms. Deleon’s 3rd hour. Come to the library to claim your prize. Thanks to everyone who participated.

 

  • The FELLOWSHIP of CHRISTIAN ATHLETES club INVITES all student-athletes to their MEETINGS on THURSDAY mornings at 6:45AM in room 820. We will have donuts. ALL FCA members are asked to bring at least one new member to the meeting. The top two who bring the most we will have a gift certificate. If you have any questions please see Coach Lefebvre.(1/2)

 

  • Baseball clinic will continue on Wednesday the 7th at 2:15

 

Lunch Menu: Breakfast for lunch….

 

Announcements for Monday Oct 5, 2015

 

  • Hey Lobos! Do not forger to swing by the bookstore to pre-order your very own Straight Outta La Joya T-shirt, Courtesy of the Class of 2016. Shirts are priced at $12.00 each and are available for ALL students to buy! Don’t wait too long and miss your chance at ordering. Last day to Pre-order is October 8th. Show off your Lobo pride and get yours today! (2/3)

 

  • Hey seniors listen up! We still have 3 open slots for the EMCC field trip scheduled for Thursday, October 22nd. This field trip is from 8:30am – 1pm. If you’re interested in attending this trip to EMCC please stop by the guidance office and pick up a permission slip.

 

  • Attention all Feminist Club members, you have until October 8th (one week from today) to purchase your club t-shirt. Talk to Gorgan for details. Also, there will be a meeting today in room 1103.

 

  • Attention seniors: If you are interested in scholarships here’s another one for you to consider and it’s a good one. The Horatio Alger Scholarship is open and accepting applications for seniors that are involved in co-curricular activities & community services, maintain a GPA at a minimum of 2.0 or higher, be a U.S.citizen, demonstrate a financial need, and display integrity & perseverance in overcoming adversity. This scholarship can range from 7,000-22,000 for college, if you’re interested stop by the guidance office for more info but hurry all the requested items must be submitted no later than October 25th.(1/2)

 

Lunch Menu: Chicken Parmesan….

 

Announcements for Friday Oct 2, 2015

 

  • Hey Lobos! Do not forger to swing by the bookstore to pre-order your very own Straight Outta La Joya T-shirt, Courtesy of the Class of 2016. Shirts are priced at $12.00 each and are available for ALL students to buy! Don’t wait too long and miss your chance at ordering. Last day to Pre-order is October 8th. Show off your Lobo pride and get yours today! (1/3)

 

  • Students: Listen up! Are you interested in NAU? If so, our representative from NAU will be here on our campus this Thursday. October 1st during both student lunches inside our career center so if you are curious about life up in Flagstaff stop by and visit with our NAU rep Greg Meron. Also on Friday, our rep from GCU will be here on campus so if you have any questions about GCU stop by and visit with Katie our Grand Canyon University rep.(3/3)

 

  • Gamer’s Guild Unplugged is today. Forgot your cards? That’s OK. Because you can 1v1 Mr. Harding at Statego or join Dungeon Master Coy on a grand adventure in room 1403.

 

  • Hey seniors listen up! We still have 3 open slots for the EMCC field trip scheduled for Thursday, October 22nd. This field trip is from 8:30am – 1pm. If you’re interested in attending this trip to EMCC please stop by the guidance office and pick up a permission slip.

 

  • Attention all Feminist Club members, you have until October 8th (one week from today) to purchase your club t-shirt. Talk to Gorgan for details. Also, there will be a meeting today in room 1103.

 

  • Congratulations to Zakeriya Baselt for winning the free Dozen Doughnuts in the Doughnuts for Democracy contest by registering to vote during the Inspire Arizona event.

 

 

Announcements for Wednesday September 30, 2015

 

  • Think you are too late to try some Softball? You are WRONG! Off season workouts are still going, it’s never too late to get a start in the softball program! If you have any questions on how to get involved, come see Coach Beachy anytime! Room 1106 (2/2)

 

  • Do you find yourself singing in the shower every morning? If so we have the event for you! On October 23 we will be holding a singing competition to see who the best singer on campus is. Auditions for the competition are this Thursday at 2 o’clock in the Lecture Hall. Once again auditions will be in the Lecture Hall this Thursday after school.(2/2)

 

  • ALL GSA members!!!! Our meeting this week will be in Mr. Kvot’s room (room 1422) after school on Wednesday September 30th. See you all there!! (2/2)

 

  • The FELLOWSHIP of CHRISTIAN ATHLETES club INVITES all student-athletes to their MEETINGS on THURSDAY mornings at 6:45AM in room 820. We will have donuts. ALL FCA members are asked to bring at least one new member to the meeting. If you have any questions please see Coach Lefebvre.(2/2)

 

  • Students: Listen up! Are you interested in NAU? If so, our representative from NAU will be here on our campus this Thursday. October 1st during both student lunches inside our career center so if you are curious about life up in Flagstaff stop by and visit with our NAU rep Greg Meron. Also on Friday, our rep from GCU will be here on campus so if you have any questions about GCU stop by and visit with Katie our Grand Canyon University rep.(1/3)

 

  • Anyone interested in being part of a Guitar club here at La Joya can, and should, show up at Mr. Lewis’ room, 1220, right after school on Friday.(1/3)

 

 

  • FBLA (Future Business Leaders of America) has its first chapter meeting on Thursday October 1 at 2:05 pm in Ms. Kuehn’s room 819. Membership info and voting on the by laws and program of work are part of the agenda. A cookie and soda social follow the meeting. FBLA is just starting and it is an exciting time to be a Lobo and leave your mark on La Joya as a leader.(1/2)

 

Lunch menu: Chicken fajitas w/ rice…

 

Announcements for Tuesday September 29, 2015

  • Think you are too late to try some Softball? You are WRONG! Offseason workouts are still going, it’s never too late to get a start in the softball program! If you have any questions on how to get involved, come see Coach Beachy anytime! Room 1106 (1/2)
  • The Great Gatsby. 1984. Thirteen Reasons Why. Goosebumps. These are more examples of books that have been taken off the shelves at other libraries because certain people thought they should be banned. This week is Banned Books Week, when schools and libraries celebrate our freedom to read and not be censored. Mrs. Igwe has some examples of banned books on display available for checkout, plus a NEW contest. Go to the library to figure out 2 clues related to banned books. The winner will be announced next week.
  • Do you find yourself singing in the shower every morning? If so we have the event for you! On October 23 we will be holding a singing competition to see who the best singer on campus is. Auditions for the competition are this Thursday at 2 o’clock in the Lecture Hall. Once again auditions will be in the Lecture Hall this Thursday after school.(1/2)
  • ALL GSA members!!!! Our meeting this week will be in Mr. Kvot’s room (room 1422) after school on Wednesday September 30th. See you all there!! (1/2)
  • The FELLOWSHIP of CHRISTIAN ATHLETES club INVITES all student-athletes to their MEETINGS on THURSDAY mornings at 6:45AM in room 820. We will have donuts. ALL FCA members are asked to bring at least one new member to the meeting. If you have any questions please see Coach Lefebvre.(1/2)

Lunch menu: Cheese sticks & wings

 

Announcements for Monday September 28, 2015

 

  • Think you are too late to try some Softball? You are WRONG! Offseason workouts are still going, it’s never too late to get a start in the softball program! If you have any questions on how to get involved, come see Coach Beachy anytime! Room 1106 (1/2)
  • The Great Gatsby. 1984. Thirteen Reasons Why. Goosebumps. These are more examples of books that have been taken off the shelves at other libraries because certain people thought they should be banned. This week is Banned Books Week, when schools and libraries celebrate our freedom to read and not be censored. Mrs. Igwe has some examples of banned books on display available for checkout, plus a NEW contest. Go to the library to figure out 2 clues related to banned books. The winner will be announced next week.
  • Do you find yourself singing in the shower every morning? If so we have the event for you! On October 23 we will be holding a singing competition to see who the best singer on campus is. Auditions for the competition are this Thursday at 2 o’clock in the Lecture Hall. Once again auditions will be in the Lecture Hall this Thursday after school.(1/2)
  • ALL GSA members!!!! Our meeting this week will be in Mr. Kvot’s room (room 1422) after school on Wednesday September 30th. See you all there!! (1/2)
  • The FELLOWSHIP of CHRISTIAN ATHLETES club INVITES all student-athletes to their MEETINGS on THURSDAY mornings at 6:45AM in room 820. We will have donuts. ALL FCA members are asked to bring at least one new member to the meeting. If you have any questions please see Coach Lefebvre.(1/2)

 

Lunch menu: Cheese sticks & wings

 

Announcements for Friday September 25, 2015

 

  • Any seniors out there hoping to become a Lumberjack next year? If you are considering attending NAU Flagstaff next year, we have a field trip for you! Our trek up the mountain will be an all-day adventure on October 21st, and we have room to take 50 lucky Lobos. Swing by Ms. Loughran’s office for a permission slip. We will open this up to juniors based on availability. (2/2)

 

  • Hey seniors: AES Engineering is pleased to be able to continue offering scholarships to motivated students to help in the furthering of their education. If you’re a senior and a possible future leader than this scholarship maybe for you. AES is offering a scholarship that will be awarded on the basis of character, as determined by evaluated essays that are submitted. For more info stop by the guidance office but hurry as this one closes on October 7th.

 

  • Listen up! The Class of 2016 has designed the new “It” t-shirt for the season. Make sure to swing by the bookstore to pre-order your very own Straight Outta La Joya T-shirt! Shirts are priced at $12.00 each and are available for ALL students to buy! But don’t wait too long and miss your chance at ordering. Show off your Lobo pride and get yours today! (1/2)

 

  • Hey sophomores, juniors & seniors listen up! The National Association for College Admission Counseling (otherwise known as the NACAC) invites students grades 10-12 to a NAtional College Fair coming to the Phoenix area. This Sunday downtown at the Phoenix Convention Center from 11am – 3pm you may attend a workshop on financial aid and other college admission related information, meet a variety of over 100 college & university representatives who can answer questions about their campuses, scholarships and admission requirements and visit the counseling/resource center to talk to a counselor about choosing a major. If you’re planning on attending make sure to pre-register at www.nacanet.org/ncfstudent or for more information stop by the guidance office.

 

  • Homecoming Tickets are for sale, get yours ASAP at the bookstore to avoid the last minute rush for tickets! LISTEN UP! Homecoming Dress Code will go as follows for gentlemen attending the dance: No jeans, no gym shoes, no tee-shirts. Dress to impress in a semi-formal manner. For young ladies: Be classy and use good taste! Dresses should not be too low cut on top or too short below the waist. Midrifts should not be showing whatsoever.   If you have questions about the appropriateness of your dress, bring a picture by the athletic or discipline office and double check to see if you dress is appropriate. Failure to follow these rules will result in being turned about at the Dance Door. Stay Classy La Joya and see you on Saturday Night!

 

  • Any Seniors out there hoping to become a Lumberjack next year? If you are considering attending NAU Flagstaff next year, we have a field trip for you! Our trek up the mountain will be an all day adventure on October 21st, and we have room to take 50 lucky Lobos. Swing by Ms. Loughran’s office for a permission slip. We will open this up to Juniors based on availability.

Lunch menu: Nachos supreme….

 

Announcements for Thursday September 24, 2015

 

  • The EMCC rep will be here TODAY (09/24/15) in the Career Center during student lunches to answer questions about the ASAP Program & Enrollment at Estrella Mountain Community College. On Friday the rep from GCU will be here to answer any questions about Grand Canyon University and the enrollment process there, so if you’re interested in any of the 2 stop by the Career Center and visit those reps!

 

  • There will be open mat today (September 24, 2015) after school @ 2:30 in the wrestling room. Bring athletic clothes to work out.

 

  • Any seniors out there hoping to become a Lumberjack next year? If you are considering attending NAU Flagstaff next year, we have a field trip for you! Our trek up the mountain will be an all-day adventure on October 21st, and we have room to take 50 lucky Lobos. Swing by Ms. Loughran’s office for a permission slip. We will open this up to juniors based on availability. (1/2)

Lunch menu: Country fried steak…

 

Announcements for Wednesday, September 23, 2015

  • Homecoming Tickets are for sale, get yours ASAP at the bookstore to avoid the last minute rush for tickets! LISTEN UP! Homecoming Dress Code will go as follows for gentlemen attending the dance: No jeans, no gym shoes, and no tee-shirts. Dress to impress in a semi-formal manner. For young ladies: Be classy and use good taste! Dresses should not be too low cut on top or too short below the waist. Midriffs should not be showing whatsoever.   If you have questions about the appropriateness of your dress, bring a picture by the athletic or discipline office and double check to see if you dress is appropriate. Failure to follow these rules will result in being turned about at the Dance Door. Stay Classy La Joya and see you on Saturday Night!

 

  • Any Seniors out there hoping to become a Lumberjack next year? If you are considering attending NAU Flagstaff next year, we have a field trip for you! Our trek up the mountain will be an all-day adventure on October 21st, and we have room to take 50 lucky Lobos. Swing by Ms. Loughran’s office for a permission slip. We will open this up to Juniors based on availability.

 

  • Listen up! The Class of 2016 has designed the new “It” t-shirt for the season. Make sure to swing by the bookstore to pre-order your very own Straight Outta La Joya T-shirt! Shirts are priced at $12.00 each and are available for ALL students to buy! But don’t wait too long and miss your chance at ordering. Show off your Lobo pride and get yours today!

 

  • Attention all Feminist Club members, there will be an important meeting this Thursday in 1103 regarding how to purchase your club t-shirt. Be sure to stop by for the purchasing flyer.

 

 

Lunch Menu

Burrito Bowl, Salsa, Churro and Fruit

 

Announcements for Tuesday, September 22, 2015

  •  Join the Hashtag #LJHoco2015 on Instagram competition! Post a photo of your best and most spirited costumes for spirit week with the #LJHoco2015 to have a chance win. The winners will be chosen at the end of the week and will be announced at the assembly, so dress to impress!

 

  • The FELLOWSHIP of CHRISTIAN ATHLETES club INVITES all student-athletes to their MEETINGS on THURSDAY mornings at 6:45AM in room 820. If you have any questions please see Coach Lefebvre.

 

  •  La Joya faculty and staff has spoken and nominated freshman, sophomore, junior, and senior students for homecoming royalty! It is now your chance to vote to let your voices be heard. Elections for homecoming court will be held on Tuesday and Wednesday of this week during both lunches. Please visit the StuGo voting booth in the cafeteria to vote for LJCHS Homecoming royalty.

 

  •  Beatbox club is today after school. Drop those beats. Room 1201 after school.

 

Lunch Menu

Chicken Bow Tie Alfredo

Fresh steamed broccoli, dinner roll and fruit

 

Announcements for Monday, September 21, 2015

 

  •  Join the Hashtag #LJHoco2016 on Instagram competition! Post a photo of your best and most spirited costumes for spirit week with the #LJHoco2016 to have a chance win. The winners will be chosen at the end of the week and will be announced at the assembly, so dress to impress!
  •  La Joya faculty and staff has spoken and nominated freshman, sophomore, junior, and senior students for homecoming royalty! It is now your chance to vote to let your voices be heard. Elections for homecoming court will be held on Tuesday and Wednesday of this week during both lunches. Please visit the StuGo voting booth in the cafeteria to vote for LJCHS Homecoming royalty.
  •  Lobos, Find the Hero in you! The blood drive is back! Sign up now at both lunches. If you already have a permission slip, please turn it into Ms. Kuehn in room 819 or to one of the representatives at the blood drive table. Also, if you have not indicated what period and room you will be in when you want to give blood, you must stop by the sign up table and provide this info. Otherwise, you will not be able to donate.
  •  Everyone is invited to FBLA’s Royal Social Kickoff held Thursday September 24 at 2:05 at the outside cafeteria tables. Learn more about FBLA and meet the 2015 -16 chapter officers in a fun setting. Free nachos, games on the grass, and music. Please sign up in Ms. Kuehn’s room 819 by Tuesday September 22.
  • Attention students: Are you interested in becoming a United States Marine after high school? If so, Staff SSgt. Bradbury will be here visiting our campus inside the career center on Monday, September 21st during both student lunches. So if you want to become one of the proud, the few, the marines stop by the career center on Monday during your assigned lunch period.

Lunch Menu….

Cheese Burger on a bun lettuce/tomato

Cottage cheese

Tri Color pasta salad

Fruit

 

 

Announcements for Friday September 18, 2015

 

  •  Attention juniors: We will be offering the PSAT on campus on October 28th here at La Joya. The fee for the test is $15.00 and can be paid for in the bookstore. You will get a study guide when you sign up for it to help you prepare. Taking the PSAT will not only help you prepare for the SAT but will also give you the opportunity to enter into National Merit Scholarship Program, recognizes academic excellence and award college scholarships. It also offers free college advisory to all students that take it. Hurry and sign up in the bookstore before all spots are gone. See Ms. Valenzuela in the Guidance Office if you have any questions. (all wk)

 

  •  Hey students if you are between the ages of 14 – 18 years old and are interested in a high tech career exploration program then I have some info for you! On October 6-8th Collabra Solutions, Gateway Community College & Impress Labs will be hosting the SEMI High Tech U program inviting local high school students. The primary focus of this program is to motivate students to start thinking about their future & what they can do now to prepare. There are a limited number of seats for this program and a total of 40 students will attend from different high schools in the Phoenix area. September 22nd is the deadline to sign up so if you’re interested in learning more about this great program, stop by the guidance office. (2/2)

 

  • We have a winner in the latest library contest. The correct answer was Dystopia and our winner is Anthony Robbins in Mr. Mitchell’s 3rd hour. You can pick up your Harkins gift card from Mrs. Igwe. Thanks again to everyone who participated!

 

  • Attention students: Are you interested in becoming a United States Marine after high school? If so, Staff Ssgt. Bradbury will be here visiting our campus inside the career center on Monday, September 21st during both student lunches. So if you want to become one of the proud, the few, the marines stop by the career center on Monday during your assigned lunch period.(1/2)

 

 

Lunch menu: Hot ham & cheese on a bun…

 

Announcements for Thursday September 17, 2015

 

  •  Attention juniors: We will be offering the PSAT on campus on October 28th here at La Joya. The fee for the test is $15.00 and can be paid for in the bookstore. You will get a study guide when you sign up for it to help you prepare. Taking the PSAT will not only help you prepare for the SAT but will also give you the opportunity to enter into National Merit Scholarship Program, recognizes academic excellence and award college scholarships. It also offers free college advisory to all students that take it. Hurry and sign up in the bookstore before all spots are gone. See Ms. Valenzuela in the Guidance Office if you have any questions.(all wk)

 

  •  Hot off the press! Homecoming tickets will be on sale in the bookstore starting today through Friday, September 25th. Tickets for the dance themed, Hollywood: A Red Carpet Affair, will be sold individually for $8 for single tickets during ticket presales and $10 at the door of the dance. Homecoming will take place from 7:00-10:00PM Saturday, September 26th on campus in the cafeteria. Students who wish to bring a guest, another high school student from a different school must pick up a guest permission slip form from the Discipline Office.

 

  •  Anyone interested in playing baseball this year, there will be a mandatory 15 minute meeting Thursday the 17th in room 545 at 2:15.   Dates, times and requirements for open field and club ball will be discussed.(2/2)

 

 

  •  Hey all you juniors & seniors listen up! We will be having a college/career fair this Friday, Sept. 18th inside the cafeteria from 8am – 9:30am. Make sure you’re here in school that day to collect all your info you need from several colleges, universities, trade/tech schools & military branches in the valley & state. If you have a first hour class, make sure you report to class first as teaches will be taking attendance. You will be dismissed by an announcement over the intercom to proceed towards the cafeteria for the college/career fair. Make sure you have a list of questions to ask and get a jump start on your next step after high school! (2/2)

 

 

  •  Hey students if you are between the ages of 14 – 18 years old and are interested in a high tech career exploration program then I have some info for you! On October 6-8th Collabra Solutions, Gateway Community College & Impress Labs will be hosting the SEMI High Tech U program inviting local high school students.The primary focus of this program is to motivate students to start thinking about their future & what they can do now to prepare. There are a limited number of seats for this program and a total of 40 students will attend from different high schools in the Phoenix area. September 22nd is the deadline to sign up so if you’re interested in learning more about this great program, stop by the guidance office. (1/2)

 

  •  Lobos, Find the Hero in you! The blood drive is back! Sign up now at both lunches. If you already have a permission slip, please turn it into Ms. Kuehn in room 819 or to one of the representatives at the blood drive table. Also, if you have not indicated what period and room you will be in when you want to give blood, you must stop by the sign up table and provide this info. Otherwise, you will not be able to donate.

 

  •  Attention all Lobos, volleyball is at it against Tolleson, TONIGHT! They took down Sierra Linda on Tuesday, now watch them take down another district foe. Freshman start at 4, JV at 5, Varsity at 6. Let’s pack the stands and beat those Wolverines!!!

 

  •  Interested in learning about colleges and scholarships, interested in meeting representatives from state and out of state universities? Well than join Be A Leader today after school with Mr. West in Room 1122. Club time starts at 2:10 right after school and we will be discussing the College Walk A Thon as well as other important events coming up. ALL AGES WELCOME!!

 

  • Congratulations to the Cross Country Pack both boys’ and girls team ran over Kellis HS and Peoria HS yesterday during their home meet. Congratulations to Senior Joel Dongo for finish 1st and Junior Jose Limas finishing second overall. On the girls team Sophomore Mariah Moreno finished 3rd running a new PR of 22:18, Sophomore Alondra Lopez finished 4 and freshman Carmen Raygoza finished 5th overall. Congratulations to both teams.

 

Lunch menu: Chicken cordon bleu…

 

Announcements for Wednesday September 16, 2015

 

  • Greetings. We have Homecoming News for you! The Homecoming Football Game will take place Friday, September 25th at 7:00PM followed by the Homecoming Dance, Saturday September 26th from 7:00pm-10pm in the Cafeteria. Starting next Monday (9/21), Homecoming Spirit Week and Lunch Activities will begin. Homecoming spirit days will include: Monster Movie Monday, Super Hero Tuesday, Favorite Character Wednesday, Animation/Cartoon Thursday and ALL OUT LOBO day Friday. Students as well as teachers and staff are encouraged to participate. Remember that when dressing up, you must meet the dress code policy. NO FAKE BLOOD or HATS will be allowed on campus. Please stay tuned for upcoming Ticket Sales Announcements this week.(1/19)

 

  • Are you looking for a place to be yourself? Are you a LGBT youth and looking for an empowering group? Then GSA is for you. GSA is a Gay-Straight Alliance between LGBT youth and their friends, family, and teachers. Join us for our first meeting on Wednesday September 16, 2015 in room 1218. We will be picking club officers and planning our first event. See you there! (2/2)

 

  • Attention juniors: We will be offering the PSAT on campus on October 28th here at La Joya. The fee for the test is $15.00 and can be paid for in the bookstore. You will get a study guide when you sign up for it to help you prepare. Taking the PSAT will not only help you prepare for the SAT but will also give you the opportunity to enter into National Merit Scholarship Program, recognizes academic excellence and award college scholarships. It also offers free college advisory to all students that take it. Hurry and sign up in the bookstore before all spots are gone. See Ms. Valenzuela in the Guidance Office if you have any questions.(all wk)

 

  • Hot off the press! Homecoming tickets will be on sale in the bookstore starting today through Friday, September 25th. Tickets for the dance themed, Hollywood: A Red Carpet Affair, will be sold individually for $8 for single tickets during ticket presales and $10 at the door of the dance. Homecoming will take place from 7:00-10:00PM Saturday, September 26th on campus in the cafeteria. Students who wish to bring a guest, another high school student from a different school must pick up a guest permission slip form from the Discipline Office.

 

  • Anyone interested in playing baseball this year, there will be a mandatory 15 minute meeting Thursday the 17th in room 545 at 2:15.   Dates, times and requirements for open field and club ball will be discussed.(1/2)

 

  • The FELLOWSHIP of CHRISTIAN ATHLETES club INVITES all student-athletes to their MEETINGS on THURSDAY mornings at 6:45AM in room 820. If you have any questions please see Coach Lefebvre.(1/2)

 

  • Hey all you juniors & seniors listen up! We will be having a college/career fair this Friday, Sept. 18th inside the cafeteria from 8am – 9:30am. Make sure you’re here in school that day to collect all your info you need from several colleges, universities, trade/tech schools & military branches in the valley & state. If you have a first hour class, make sure you report to class first as teaches will be taking attendance. You will be dismissed by an announcement over the intercom to proceed towards the cafeteria for the college/career fair. Make sure you have a list of questions to ask and get a jump start on your next step after high school! (1/2)

 

  • Congratulations to the Girls Volleyball team for their win against Sierra Linda last night. It was a a complete team effort as they came from being down two set to zero. They fought hard, stayed together, and came back and won it in 5 sets. Congrats Lady Lobos. Come see them get another win tomorrow against Tolleson! Freshamn start at 4, JV at 5, Varsity at 6. Let pack the stands and beat those Wolverines!!!

 

  • Lunch menu: Tamale, rice & beans…

 

Announcements for Tuesday September 15, 2015

 

  • Greetings. We have Homecoming News for you! The Homecoming Football Game will take place Friday, September 25th at 7:00PM followed by the Homecoming Dance, Saturday September 26th from 7:00pm-10pm in the Cafeteria. Starting next Monday (9/21), Homecoming Spirit Week and Lunch Activities will begin. Homecoming spirit days will include: Monster Movie Monday, Super Hero Tuesday, Favorite Character Wednesday, Animation/Cartoon Thursday and ALL OUT LOBO day Friday. Students as well as teachers and staff are encouraged to participate. Remember that when dressing up, you must meet the dress code policy. NO FAKE BLOOD or HATS will be allowed on campus. Please stay tuned for upcoming Ticket Sales Announcements this week.(1/19)

 

  • Listen up Lobos! Have you always wished there would be a place where you could get the scoop about all the happenings here at the LJ? Well its time…your La Joya Journalism staff has taken THE EYE OF THE LOBO newspaper to a whole new level! They have created a central “HUB” that will keep you up to date on all things La Joya, not to mention so much more! So check it out and head on over to www.lajoyalink.com. Pay attention to the details on the site because you just might win a free yearbook. So don’t delay! Check it out. Here it is again…www.lajoyalink.com It’s a great day to be a lobo!

 

  • Do you want to win FREE TICKETS to the movie Scorch Trials, based on the best-selling book by James Dashner? ENTER THIS CONTEST! Go to the library to correctly answer the question WHICH SPECIFIC GENRE IS THE BOOK SCORCH TRIALS?  All correct answers will be entered into a drawing and the winner will be announced this Friday.

 

  • Are you looking for a place to be yourself? Are you a LGBT youth and looking for an empowering group? Then GSA is for you. GSA is a Gay-Straight Alliance between LGBT youth and their friends, family, and teachers. Join us for our first meeting on Wednesday September 16, 2015 in room 1218. We will be picking club officers and planning our first event. See you there! (1/2)

 

  • Attention juniors: We will be offering the PSAT on campus on October 28th here at La Joya. The fee for the test is $15.00 and can be paid for in the bookstore. You will get a study guide when you sign up for it to help you prepare. Taking the PSAT will not only help you prepare for the SAT but will also give you the opportunity to enter into National Merit Scholarship Program, recognizes academic excellence and award college scholarships. It also offers free college advisory to all students that take it. Hurry and sign up in the bookstore before all spots are gone. See Ms. Valenzuela in the Guidance Office if you have any questions.(all wk)

 

  • Hot off the press! Homecoming tickets will be on sale in the bookstore starting Wednesday, September 16 through Friday, September 25th. Tickets for the dance themed, Hollywood: A Red Carpet Affair, will be sold individually for $8 for single tickets during ticket presales and $10 at the door of the dance. Homecoming will take place from 7:00-10:00PM Saturday, September 26th on campus in the cafeteria. Students who wish to bring a guest, another high school student from a different school must pick up a guest permission slip form from the Discipline Office.

 

  • Beat box, beat box club. Today, Nowbath’s room. 2:10.
  • Lunch menu: Mashed potato bowl…

 

 

 

 

Announcements for Monday September 14, 2015

  •  ALL softball girls participating in offseason meet in coach Beachy’s room immediately after school on Monday. Do NOT go Change first! Time to get this Softball rolling! (2/2)

 

  •  Attention to all lady lobos interested in playing soccer this year, pre-season begins this week! Conditioning on Mondays and open field on Fridays. Meet outside the locker room TODAY at 3 pm wearing running shoes. See Coach Morris for information.

 

  •  Listen up Lobos! Have you always wished there would be a place where you could get the scoop about all the happenings here at the LJ? Well its time…your La Joya Journalism staff has taken THE EYE OF THE LOBO newspaper to a whole new level! They have created a central “HUB” that will keep you up to date on all things La Joya, not to mention so much more! So check it out and head on over to www.lajoyalink.com. Pay attention to the details on the site because you just might win a free yearbook. So don’t delay! Check it out. Here it is again…www.lajoyalink.com It’s a great day to be a lobo!

 

  •  We have a winner in the WHICH BOOK IS THIS? contest that was running in the Media Center. Thank you to everyone who participated; we had a ton of correct entries! The answer was TWILIGHT and our winner is Manuel Parra from Mr. Nowbath’s 3rd hour. You can pick up your prize in the library.

 

  •  Now on to the next contest that is going on in the Media Center:
    •  Do you want to win FREE TICKETS to the movie Scorch Trials, based on the best-selling book by James Dashner? ENTER THIS CONTEST! Go to the library to correctly answer the question WHICH SPECIFIC GENRE IS THE BOOK SCORCH TRIALS?  All correct answers will be entered into a drawing and the winner will be announced this Friday.

 

 

 

Lunch menu: Orange chicken w/ rice….

 

 

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