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Are We Mistreating Our Right to Protest?

Are We Mistreating Our Right to Protest?

Christian Deadwyler, Staff
October 6, 2016
Filed under News, School

Since May 17th, 1957, over 100 documented protests have been held on Washington DC. From the march on equality, to PETA, to the preservation of a statue. Protests have been sprouting up in the U.S. In La Joya alone, protesters for the march on equality are proud of their progress and plan to keep...

Music Affecting a Student’s Work in a Positive or Negative way?

Music Affecting a Student’s Work in a Positive or Negative way?

Andre Robertson, Staff
October 6, 2016
Filed under Music, School, Student Life

Listening to music in school or while working has been a big controversy within schools and between students and teachers. Most teachers feel as if music is a distraction, but the students believe that it helps them focus and be more effective on their work. Depending on the teacher they won’t allow ...

Are You Really Safe on a School Bus?

Are You Really Safe on a School Bus?

Alexus Marquez, Staff
October 6, 2016
Filed under School

 Are yellow school buses really safe for kids to ride on? In 2015, many yellow buses did not pass 30 percent of their inspections, showing us that children were not really safe on riding a school bus.  "I feel it's a safety hazard" said a student at La Joya Community high school, when asked how ...

Do You Have a Job or Do You Have a Passion?

Do You Have a Job or Do You Have a Passion?

Karla Fernandez, Staff
October 4, 2016
Filed under High School, School, Student Life

Most high school students going into high school or coming out of high school in today's age never know what they want to be or what they want to do. This is what usually brings students down because they get out of high school confused and wondering what step to take next. The students have nothing...

Fun and Exciting Things to do

Fun and Exciting Things to do

Christopher Aguilar, Staff
October 1, 2016
Filed under All Around Town, Entertainment, News, School

Who doesn’t love to have fun, Fear Farm and the Arizona State Fair are just two of the many places to go to forget about all of  your problems. Certain attractions only run for a small amount of time. Events like the Arizona State Fair and Fear Farm only last a small amount of time. You have...

Stop The Hate. Don’t Discriminate.

Stop The Hate. Don’t Discriminate.

Zoe Soto, Staff
October 1, 2016
Filed under School, Student Life, US & World, World

Racial discrimination online has grown and nothing is being done about it. Of course, there's the choice to block people but what good will that do? Teachers, students and even children are affected by racial discrimination it is easy to do to someone else due to the advances in technology. In schools,...

Equality In Our Lobo Nation

Equality In Our Lobo Nation

DeAsiah Ball, Staff
October 1, 2016
Filed under High School, Lobo Spotlight, School, Student Life

   The “group system” is a way that students have broken themselves up with similar interests. Due to these groups is everyone equal and treated the same? Are some groups more superior than others?           It is easily agreed upon that students have broken up into a little “grou...

Lobo Actors “Breaking a Leg”

Lobo Actors “Breaking a Leg”

Alicia Serrato, Staff
September 27, 2016
Filed under Connecting the Pack, High School, School, Student Life

Are you someone who stays at home bored-to-death? Maybe you want to take a break from school work? Well, we’ve got just the thing for you! La Joya offers a variety of after-school programs that anyone can join at anytime! More specifically, La Joya Theatre! Ms. Ludlow, La Joya’s drama teacher, is ju...

Do You Have School Spirit?

Do You Have School Spirit?

Mia Lopez, Staff
September 11, 2016
Filed under Connecting the Pack, School

Students today have this perception that having school spirit is not cool, but why? Is it because many don’t really know what spirit is or is it because there is no one really around trying to encourage them to have spirit? Everyday, students are surrounded by their teacher, so what happens if the...

EVENTS EVERYONE HAS BEEN WAITING FOR

EVENTS EVERYONE HAS BEEN WAITING FOR

Andrea Diarte, Staff
September 9, 2016
Filed under Connecting the Pack, Entertainment, High School, Lobo Spotlight, School, Sports

La Joya Lobos are finally back from their summer vacation. I know it's hard for them to start school. Back to the stress, sleepy mornings, and hours of homework after school. The things keeping students at La Joya awake are events, upcoming events! Are you ready for Friday nights football?! I know I am. Studen...

Opportunities on Campus

Opportunities on Campus

September 9, 2016
Filed under Connecting the Pack, News, School

La Joya Community High School has many clubs, sports teams, and extracurricular activities that keeps students involved. Almost every teacher on our campus has a club of their own interest. Ms. Gorgan, a sophomore English teacher has her own feminism club and when asked what kind of opportunity it offers said, “I think feminism gives everyone,...

New Year, Big Changes

New Year, Big Changes

Madelyn Martinez, Staff
September 8, 2016
Filed under Connecting the Pack, News, School

A change that most students noticed within the first week of school is the lack of sweep. Unlike last year, tardy students will be able to go to class instead of spending the period in sweep. Principal Brandi Haskins said this is because administration did not want students to miss out on class time. “Our...

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