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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...

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,...

Students, Not Robots!

Students, Not Robots!

Dshaun Pitre, staff
October 7, 2016
Filed under News, School

"Exhaustion, students seem to far a lot of this days. Between school, home,work, homework, sports, and other extra curricular activities there's no time in the day" Marina Darinda says, from ASU university."Schools expect not enough now a days, but too much." With the expectation of waking up about...

The Benefits of a Shorter School Day

The Benefits of a Shorter School Day

Fatima Castaneda Delgado, Staff
October 6, 2016
Filed under School

As a high school student, your biggest priority should be school and homework. At times, it will get stressful, but you will need school in order to have a better future. As this first year of high school has begun, it has been enjoyable, although it is a lot different from middle school. For example, the requirements are...

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...

One Peaceful Protest From Kaepernick Spreads Like Wild Fire

One Peaceful Protest From Kaepernick Spreads Like Wild Fire

Ananda Haskins, Staff
October 1, 2016
Filed under High School, Sports

On September 16th all players on the Seattle Garfield High School football team and coaching staff knelt (took a knee) during the National Anthem. An image of the gesture circulated around social media. Kaepernick's protest has caught the attention of teen athletes from several different high schools. ...

5 Things I Wish I Knew Before Coming Into La Joya

5 Things I Wish I Knew Before Coming Into La Joya

Melanie Gaxiola
February 11, 2016
Filed under Student Life, Uncategorized

1. Know Your Restrooms The night before my first day, I studied the La Joya campus map for a solid 25 minutes, trying to correlate the restrooms to my classes. It's a big school, there's at least one restroom for every two buildings, I should be fine right? WRONG. If you do not know which restrooms a...

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