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Spring Training: 2017

Spring Training: 2017

Megan Wedgeworth
March 9, 2017
Filed under Sports

What are your plans for Spring Break this year? Have you thought about attending any of the Spring Training events for baseball this season? There a many events occurring over spring break in Arizona across the valley. Phoenix, Surprise, Glendale, etc; are all holding spring training events. Teams...

The Misadventures of College Years (And How to Survive Them)…

The Misadventures of College Years (And How to Survive Them)…

Marissa Torres, Staff
February 3, 2017
Filed under College, School, Student Life

To us teens, college can be interpreted  in many different ways. Due to television and movies, we get a fake glimpse of what college life is like but we can't trust what we see on the screen right? To give us a real scoop of college life and the obstacles that come with it, some of the wonderful teachers...

How To Prepare for Senior Paper

How To Prepare for Senior Paper

Muhdya Jubran
February 2, 2017
Filed under High School

Yes seniors, it's about the time we have all been waiting for or for some a time we have been dreading. Senior Paper: the 10-15 page essay that is a requirement for graduation. Many of you are stressing out and over thinking it. Well, here are some tips and tricks to help you achieve the senior paper! You...

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...

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...

Spiritline Game Day

Spiritline Game Day

Mercedes Gonzalez, Staff
November 21, 2016
Filed under High School, Showcase, Sports, Video

This past weekend, your La Joya Community High School Spiritline took on the AIA, Game Day Competition. This was the very first annual category that was added to AIA competitions, and it was one that your Lobos were able to participate in. This category was a new and exciting one for many teams including...

Newest Addition to Wolfpack Wrestling!

Newest Addition to Wolfpack Wrestling!

Mercedes Gonzalez, Staff
October 9, 2016
Filed under High School, Lobo Spotlight, Showcase, Sports

La Joya Community High School Wolfpack is getting ready to slam this season down, with the help of our newest addition to the pack, Coach Nelson. Coach Nelson himself has participated in this life sport in middle school, high school, USA nationally, and college wrestling. He has also had the opportunity...

Fighting Lobos Going for Gold

Fighting Lobos Going for Gold

Jordan Parker, Staff
October 7, 2016
Filed under High School, Sports

La Joya's basketball team was very solid last year, only to fall short in the playoffs. Now, they look to finished unfinished business. The Fighting Lobos started last season 11-0, they now look to piggyback on last season, and go all the way this year. The Lobos have high expectations every year,...

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...

Your Greatest Identifier: Accents

Your Greatest Identifier: Accents

Diana Alonso, Staff
October 5, 2016
Filed under US & World, World

Accents are everywhere and it’s become normal to label them as we please. When people think of a British accent they automatically think of it as “sophisticated”. However, how do these accents actually affect society? For as long as we can remember accents and dialect have existed everywhere around ...

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...

What are the Highest Paying Jobs for High School Students?

What are the Highest Paying Jobs for High School Students?

Tiffany Rosario Acosta, Staff
October 3, 2016
Filed under All Around Town, High School, Student Life

Many High School students are in need of a job. But do they look beneath the surface of the interview? Minimum wage, here in Arizona, is $8.05 per hour. While Seattle, Washington's minimum wage is $15 per hour, incredible. Most high school students want a job to either pay their expenses; i.e. new...

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