Connecting the Pack at La Joya Community High School

Eye of the Lobo

Dear Lobo

Dear Lobo

Karina Quintana and Lucero Ramirez
April 21, 2017
Filed under Connecting the Pack, Showcase

Senior year is the last chapter to the beginning of a new era in your life. Graduation and the idea of graduating is intimidating, especially when you consider life after graduation and the uncertainty of the new things to come. No one knows what to expect and each person has their own point of view...

FBLA: 3 A Day Food Pantry

FBLA: 3 A Day Food Pantry

Chloe Enero, Photography Editor
April 13, 2017
Filed under Connecting the Pack, Showcase, Student Life

La Joya Community High School’s Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) is hosting a food pantry called 3 A Day from April 17-28. The collected food will go to Lobos whose families are food insecure and are in need of food over the weekend. Some students and their families are fortunate en...

GET YOUR VOLUNTEER HOURS

GET YOUR VOLUNTEER HOURS

Andrea Diarte, Staff
March 9, 2017
Filed under Connecting the Pack, School, Student Life

  Volunteering is the most important resource a community organization can have. The fact that people have the ability to take their time and world with others for betterment and their love for their community. Their are 10 reasons why volunteering is important. #1. You make a difference....

Understanding Anxiety.

Understanding Anxiety.

Lucero Ramirez, Managing Editor
February 24, 2017
Filed under Connecting the Pack, Student Life

Google search: anxiety, psychiatric definition: "a nervous disorder characterized by a state of excessive uneasiness and apprehension, typically with compulsive behavior or panic attacks." Google search: social anxiety, psychiatric definition: "A chronic mental health condition in which social interactions...

Who Are We? An Inside Look on Diversity

Who Are We? An Inside Look on Diversity

Madelyn Martinez, Staff
February 15, 2017
Filed under Connecting the Pack, Showcase

With over 2,000 students currently enrolled, you're bound to see some amount of diversity at La Joya. Fortunately, students here are given opportunities to express and be themselves without judgement and Lobos on campus are able to see the blend of different cultures students bring. But what exactly...

7 Acts of Kindness

7 Acts of Kindness

Mia Lopez, Staff
December 5, 2016
Filed under All Around Town, Connecting the Pack, Showcase, Student Life

When was the last time you surprised someone with a kind compliment or simply asked him or her how their day was? Being kind to someone can really change his or her whole day for the better. Doing kind things for no reason has so many rewards. In an instant, the best of our humanity and heart shows....

BLOOD DRIVE

BLOOD DRIVE

Andrea Diarte
November 10, 2016
Filed under Connecting the Pack

FBLA is having a heart and stepping up their game with having students at La Joya Community high school volunteer to donate blood. With donating blood, you helps lots of lives and you make a change in the world by becoming a better person. If you want to donate blood, there will be Donor forms in...

Trunk or Treat!!

Trunk or Treat!!

Jazmine Page, Staff
October 24, 2016
Filed under Connecting the Pack, School

Are you very excited for Trunk or Treat? Well, if so, it is coming very soon, like right around the corner. Wednesday, October 26, 2016 is the day, at 4pm – 6pm, in the student parking lot. Come out and join us in some frightening fun by dressing up in your favorite or scary costume. Don’t have ...

Getting the Hang of Slang

Getting the Hang of Slang

Arianna Conley, Staff
October 7, 2016
Filed under Connecting the Pack, School

We live in a generation where calling someone out is being "savage" and "ship" isn't a boat. Instead of using proper words found in dictionaries, fellow peers use "words" that may not even have a definition. In school, people use slang more than their proper English and teachers somehow understand ...

What Effect Does Advisory Have Over La Joya?

What Effect Does Advisory Have Over La Joya?

Jalen Nelson, Staff
October 6, 2016
Filed under Connecting the Pack

Advisory at La Joya Community High School is used to make a positive impact as well as be beneficial to students lives and help them make better choices and decisions. Does having an advisory class benefit you as a student yes or no? What is advisory?  "An advisory is a regularly scheduled period o...

Get to know La Joya’s Volleyball Team

Get to know La Joya’s Volleyball Team

Daniela Medina, Staff
October 6, 2016
Filed under Connecting the Pack, High School, Sports

The La Joya volleyball team is having a good season. They are in the #1 ranking, which means they play better schools. Last year they were in the #3 ranking. They've grown so much. It's time to meet  the La Joya volleyball team. Something that is very difficult for volleyball players and athletes in general is balancing school...

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