Connecting the Pack at La Joya Community High School

Eye of the Lobo

Top Songs of The Week

Top Songs of The Week

Muhdya Jubran (Mimi)
March 6, 2017
Filed under Music

Have you heard any of the 10 top songs as of March 3, 2017? Here is a list of some songs that have been downloaded and streamed from online music retailers.  These top 10 songs have been featured with music videos, commercials etc.   If you have never heard these top 10 songs, what are your thoughts...

Pot of Gold 2017 is coming soon!

Pot of Gold 2017 is coming soon!

Vinny Gonzales, Staff
February 24, 2017
Filed under Entertainment, Music

Are festivals your kind of thing? With hours of seeing and watching maybe your favorite artists performing. Sadly, many of these festivals are in other states that are not here in Arizona besides when Vans Warped Tour comes around. Lucky for you, in Chandler at Rawhide, the third annual Pot of Gold music...

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 ...

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 ...

Sports, Sports, Sports…Where’s the Art?

Sports, Sports, Sports…Where’s the Art?

Aysia Johnson, Staff
September 15, 2016
Filed under Art, Connecting the Pack, High School, Sports

In many different schools the so to speak stereotype is that sports are more emphasized and invested in more than the fine arts. It's vital  to get to the bottom of the reason and get some of the student body’s opinion. Went to interview two students and these two students have different perspectives...

Snoop Dogg & Wiz Khalifa Tour

Snoop Dogg & Wiz Khalifa Tour

Tra'von Johns, Staff
August 31, 2016
Filed under Celebrities, Entertainment

When it comes to Snoop Dogg & Wiz Khalifa it is easy to see that they have the biggest fans. Wiz Khalifa, and Snoop Dog came together to give their fans a tour that they would never forget, The High Road Tour. Both Wiz, and Snoop are American rappers, and actors. Them being good friends decided to ...

History Repeated?

History Repeated?

Lucero Ramirez, Staff
August 31, 2016
Filed under Entertainment, Showcase

Trends define who we are as people, we either take in that trend or we ignore it, depending on what we like. Think about everything that is in right now. Are they new or are they just new to you? Now I’m sure you all know about Pokémon Go, it’s a no brainer that it's one of the most talked about...

Get To Know Never Let This Go!

Get To Know Never Let This Go!

Guadalupe Arellano, Editor-in-Chief Newspaper
August 23, 2016
Filed under Entertainment, Music, Showcase

Calling all pop punk fans! Never Let This Go is on a mission to bring their music beyond their home of Tempe, Arizona. The band consists of 2 members, David Kleinebreil (vocalist and guitarist)  and Vic Chan (drummer). If you love bands like All Time Low and State Champs, you'll love the sound of...

Vans Warped Tour: COMING SOON To A City Near You !

Vans Warped Tour: COMING SOON To A City Near You !

Guadalupe Arellano, Editor-in-Chief Newspaper
June 1, 2016
Filed under Entertainment, Music

Ahhh, Warped Tour, home of the rock and roll, summer jams, and mosh pits. Started in 1995, Warped tour quickly became a well-known festival around the country. Kevin Lyman, founder of Warped tour, decided to create one of the best rock festivals that is inclusive to all genres of music.  It wasn't until...

Song of the Day: “Wildfire” by John Mayer

Song of the Day: “Wildfire” by John Mayer

Alexis Wright
March 22, 2016
Filed under Music, Song of the Day

Are you in need of a spring break anthem? If so, let's take a look back at 2013 when John Mayer released his album "Paradise Valley". "Wildfire" was a top song on the Billboards in 2013. This is a song that makes you want to dance, go on adventures, and hang out the friends you probably don't have. In...

Song of the Day: “I Know It’s Over” Cover by Jeff Buckley

Song of the Day: “I Know It’s Over” Cover by Jeff Buckley

Daniela Acosta, Managing Editor
March 7, 2016
Filed under Music, Song of the Day

In 1997, Jeff Buckley, most famously known for his cover of Leonard Cohen's song, "Hallelujah", drowned in a channel of the Mississippi River at only the age of 30. Now, almost 20 years later, an album compilation of Buckley's previously unreleased songs and covers titled You and I is set for release t...

Being Empowering: Lady Gaga’s Oscar’s Performance

Being Empowering: Lady Gaga’s Oscar’s Performance

Guadalupe Arellano
March 7, 2016
Filed under Celebrities, Entertainment

Sunday February 28th was the day that the 88th annual Oscars were aired. The night was full of excitement and surprises. Once again, Leonardo DiCaprio was nominated for Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role and this time, he ACTUALLY won. He finally has an Oscar, ladies and gents. Al...

Connecting the Pack at La Joya Community High School
music