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The Reality of Reality

The Reality of Reality

September 5, 2016
Filed under Connecting the Pack, School, Student Life

  Let’s face it, we’re all about to be young adults or official on our own, and yet it can be so exciting, but it can be a bit nerve wrecking too. Sometimes we have no clue what we are getting ourselves into and for some of us, it’s not easy asking for help. Well lucky for you f...

Balancing Work and School

Balancing Work and School

September 5, 2016
Filed under Connecting the Pack, School

Students don’t always realize the complications of being employed. Some students want a job just to have extra money, others don’t have a choice on the matter. Sometimes employers work with students schedules but, there isn’t enough time in one day to fulfill day to day priorities. It is alw...

New Beginnings and DANCE!

New Beginnings and DANCE!

Mercedes Gonzalez, Staff
September 1, 2016
Filed under News, School, Showcase, Video

"I hope that my dancers will learn to appreciate the different styles of dance and that they are confident in who they are, and become well rounded artists of dance. I look forward to seeing my students grow and develop, and putting on dance shows!"

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Hey Lobos, Still in Need of a Tuxedo?

Hey Lobos, Still in Need of a Tuxedo?

Jesus Rodriguez
March 10, 2016
Filed under Connecting the Pack, News, School

Hey Lobos if you are still need for a tuxedo? Well you are in luck because our friends at Molina Bridal & Tuxedo are hooking you guys up a discounted price of the color to your tuxedo to match your date. Head on over to 804A to pick the discount card, hurry because there is only a limited am...

5 Things That Every Senior Must Complete

5 Things That Every Senior Must Complete

Adrianna Martinez
March 3, 2016
Filed under School, Student Life

Are you a senior? Are you planning on attending college this fall? If so, here are five things you MUST have completed before graduation. Meet with your counselors. Every senior should be meeting with their counselors to figure out if they’re still on the right track. Stop by the guidance offi...

Hey Lobo, Will You Go To The Sadie Hawkins Dance With Me?

Hey Lobo, Will You Go To The Sadie Hawkins Dance With Me?

Missy Barajas
February 5, 2016
Filed under School, Student Life

Do you know about any upcoming events at La Joya High School? No? Well I have one for you on Friday, February 19th. It’s the Sadie Hawkins dance that will take place from 7 pm-10 pm and it will be hosted in the cafeteria. Traditionally, its the guy that asks out the girl but with this dance, the...

Photo Opp or Photo Flop?

Photo Opp or Photo Flop?

Britney Onpeng
February 3, 2016
Filed under All Around Town, News, School, Uncategorized

Last week a group of girls were photographed with letters on the front of their shirts that so happened to spell out the "N" word for everyone to see. The picture was taken on senior picture day which included 3,100 students, and these girls were only a small portion of the student body. The lett...

A Starry Night: Prom 2016

A Starry Night: Prom 2016

Evelyn Encinas, A Starry Night
January 29, 2016
Filed under News, School

  Are you a fan of art? Do you like to watch the stars at night and like to dance? If so, stop and take in the beauty of A Starry Night at prom! This year's prom theme is A Starry Night by Vincent Van Gogh. It will be hosted at the Arizona Science Center in Downtown Phoenix. You will be...

Ms. Kuehn FBLA Gives Back

Ms. Kuehn FBLA Gives Back

Makala Anderson, Staff Writer
January 4, 2016
Filed under Connecting the Pack, News, School

  Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) is the largest career student organization in the world and it's taking off right here at La Joya. Each year nationwide FBLA helps over 250,000 members prepare for careers in business. Advisers and members have access to publications that prepar...

Step Into the World of Fashion

Step Into the World of Fashion

Azucena Teran
November 20, 2015
Filed under Connecting the Pack, School

Do you dream of one day seeing your fashion line on the runway but you don't know where to start? Well come on over to the first ever F.I.D.M club meeting this Friday, Nov. 20 right after school! Here you will gain knowledge and skills on what it's like to be a designer. Each member will be able to ...

Teens Like YOU…Except They’re NOT

Teens Like YOU…Except They’re NOT

Celia Kramer, Copy Editor
November 13, 2015
Filed under All Around Town, School

  Hey Lobos! Are you looking for a way to get involved with your community? Be A Leader Club, led by Mr. West, is participating in a drive that can benefit teens in need, and you can help! Tumbleweed is a homeless shelter dedicated to giving youth teens (ages 13-19) a place where they can...

Lobos For The Cause

Lobos For The Cause

Kimberly Rodriguez
November 2, 2015
Filed under Connecting the Pack, School

  On Oct. 29th, the La Joya Journalism team hosted LJ’s very first cancer walk. At first, participants were meant to walk on the track, but the weather decided to rain on the parade. So the La Joya Journalism staff ended up changing locations and hosted the walk in the gym. “It we...

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