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...

Pot of Gold Recap

Pot of Gold Recap

Vinny Gonzales
March 27, 2017
Filed under Entertainment, Music, Reviews, Showcase

Though Pot of Gold music festival ended days ago, the nostalgia the fans who went still feel it in their hearts and the pain if they were part of the mosh pits that went on during many of the punk band shows  on the March 18th show. However, there was many flaws during the Friday shows on the East...

Separated by Law or Fear?

Separated by Law or Fear?

Guadalupe Arellano
March 10, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase

On Friday March 3rdLa Joya Link , students from the DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) spoke out about their background stories regarding their ethnicity but were later joined by the new sheriff in town, Paul Penzone. The program DACA was formed by Barack Obama in 2012 to help undocumente...

“Day Without Immigrants” Impacts Nationwide Schools

“Day Without Immigrants” Impacts Nationwide Schools

Samuel Valles, Staff
February 18, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase, US & World

As President Donald Trump and his representatives continue with their "Immigration Ban," many people are taking it into their own hands to show how America would be without Immigrants for a day on February 16th. Immigrants across the whole United States are going for "Day without Immigrants" to demonstrate how America w...

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...

Get prepared for the ACT

Get prepared for the ACT

Mia Lopez, Staff
February 2, 2017
Filed under High School, School, Showcase

So you're about to take the ACT, but you don’t know anything about it. What now? How do you go about preparing for the test? If you’re not prepared for the ACT which is on February 28th,  we can help! There are many solutions to get you ready and feeling confident for this test. Preparing is one ste...

Teen Lifeline

Teen Lifeline

Jazmine Page, Staff
February 2, 2017
Filed under Counseling Corner, Showcase

Growing up is complicated, it’s difficult, it’s confusing and sometimes hard for adults to understand. Thousands upon thousands of teens are facing daily struggles from school, parents, relationships and peers. Have you ever felt like no one was there for you? Or did you ever feel empty? Well...

WIN Tickets to the SHAWN MENDES ILLUMINATE WORLD TOUR

WIN Tickets to the SHAWN MENDES ILLUMINATE WORLD TOUR

Guadalupe Arellano, Editor-In-Chief Newspaper
February 1, 2017
Filed under Celebrities, Entertainment, Showcase

Do you love Shawn Mendes? Well, lucky you! La Joya Community High School has pulled strings and you can win tickets to see him at his Illuminate World! Join Shawn on his summer long celebration dedicated to his sophomore album Illuminate and his first ever headliner arena tour! Shawn Mendes is an ...

2017: The Year of the Resistance

2017: The Year of the Resistance

Chloe Enero, Photography Editor
January 30, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase, US & World

A peaceful protest, also known as a nonviolent resistance or nonviolent action, is the act of expressing disapproval through a statement or action without the use of violence. And so far with Trump’s presidency that seems to be the reoccurring trend. With the #WomensMarch occurring last we...

Is La Joya Community High School Safe?

Is La Joya Community High School Safe?

Karina Quintana, Staff
January 12, 2017
Filed under High School, Showcase

According to gunviolencearchive.org, in the year of 2016 alone, there were 51,820 incidents regarding gun violence. Even more devastating is that 2,331 of the deaths caused by gun violence were teen deaths ranging from ages 12 to 17. With statistics like these,  it'd make sense if some young people...

Senioritis

Senioritis

Azucena Teran, Staff
December 26, 2016
Filed under School, Showcase

Senioritis- an icky disease that strikes once you hit your senior year in high school. It consists of not caring , procrastination and terrible fashion choices. It is almost the end of the first semester and graduation is approaching, what does that mean for all of us seniors who feel like we ...

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