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A change in La Joya’s food

A change in La Joya’s food

Kevin Gil
March 9, 2017
Filed under Food, School

Two out of three meals of the day which is breakfast and lunch, take part in school, with both of them being important for a growing and healthy body. In the morning, breakfast is served before school for students to get the day started right. A few hours later lunch is given out with a different main...

5 Inspirational And Motivational Movies Every Student Needs To Watch

5 Inspirational And Motivational Movies Every Student Needs To Watch

Ricardo Lopez
March 1, 2017
Filed under Movies

With the school year coming to an end it is important to stay motivated and have a good amount of inspiration, to help keep your mind focused. A nd to help with that, here are 5 of the most inspiring and motivational movies that will encourage you to work hard and keep you studying   (WARNING! SPOILERS!)   De...

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...

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 ...

Will Teaching Methods Get Better OR Worse In 2030?

Will Teaching Methods Get Better OR Worse In 2030?

Grace Kindred, Student Journalist
October 3, 2016
Filed under News, Student Life

Technology can be a good tool for schools, but students often don’t know how to control themselves and be productive around computers and tablets. With students being non-productive around technology, is technology really the best way to go? Antonio Gilbert, a junior at Westview High School, when...

Marc Jacobs Runway Controversy Ruining Reputation?

Marc Jacobs Runway Controversy Ruining Reputation?

Jessica Quintana, Staff
October 1, 2016
Filed under Reviews

Marc Jacobs newest season during New York Fashion Week consisted of models wearing faux dreadlocks mainly on Caucasian girls, responding to commenters saying "And all who cry 'cultural appropriation' or whatever nonsense. . ." causing tension. Will this ruin Marc Jacobs reputation? Will it drop down...

EVENTS EVERYONE HAS BEEN WAITING FOR

EVENTS EVERYONE HAS BEEN WAITING FOR

Andrea Diarte, Staff
September 9, 2016
Filed under Connecting the Pack, Entertainment, High School, Lobo Spotlight, School, Sports

La Joya Lobos are finally back from their summer vacation. I know it's hard for them to start school. Back to the stress, sleepy mornings, and hours of homework after school. The things keeping students at La Joya awake are events, upcoming events! Are you ready for Friday nights football?! I know I am. Studen...

New Year, Big Changes

New Year, Big Changes

Madelyn Martinez, Staff
September 8, 2016
Filed under Connecting the Pack, News, School

A change that most students noticed within the first week of school is the lack of sweep. Unlike last year, tardy students will be able to go to class instead of spending the period in sweep. Principal Brandi Haskins said this is because administration did not want students to miss out on class time. “Our...

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...

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...

True Life of a Thug: Nov. 10, 2015

True Life of a Thug: Nov. 10, 2015

Dasey Berrueta
November 13, 2015
Filed under True Life

November 10, 2015 Have you ever been annoyed by something all day but don't know what it is? Well, that happened to me today. It was not the day to mess with me. On top of that, I was stressed out 'cause I had four test to complete and do good on. Lucky me. I'm sure I did well though, I just tend to o...

True Life of a Thug: Nov. 09, 2015

True Life of a Thug: Nov. 09, 2015

Dasey Berrueta
November 9, 2015
Filed under True Life

November 9, 2015 This morning I woke up late! I usually wake up around 5:30 so I can be out the house by 7 but that wasn’t the case today. My alarm went off twice but I snoozed both of them and fell back asleep. Next thing I know it was 7:05, school starts in twenty minutes. I got up so quick that...

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