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Net Neutrality: The (Possible) Future of the Internet

Net Neutrality: The (Possible) Future of the Internet

Joseph Shouse, Staff

December 8, 2017


Filed under All Around Town, Connecting the Pack, News, School, Uncategorized, US & World, World

As of December 14, 2017, Congress is set to hold a vote alongside the FCC (Federal Communications Commission) on the fate of the World Wide Web, a service that billions of people around the world to connect and do practically anything. The vote is set to repeal the Obama-era policy of net neutrality....

The end of first semester is right around the corner!

The end of first semester is right around the corner!

Jennifer Lopez, Staff

December 5, 2017


Filed under High School, News, School, Student Life, Uncategorized

Its been a good first semester so far, but as we start going into the month of December we find ourselves coming to an end of this semester and some of us are a little worried about grades. Most can even say its been a stress trying to catch up and trying to pass. When asked how they feel about the semester...

Paseo de Luces

Paseo de Luces

Liliana Sanchez, Copy Editor

November 27, 2017


Filed under All Around Town, Celebrities, Connecting the Pack, Entertainment, Food, Music, School, Showcase

Every year, Downtown Tolleson host an event called Luces de Navidad. Luces de Navidad is a fun, friendly, family event that everyone can come out to and enjoy. It is located in Downtown tolleson from 94th to 91st Avenue and Van Buren St. This year Luces de Navidad will be held on December 8th and...

Move Over Bill Nye, Here Comes Mr. Nowbath

Move Over Bill Nye, Here Comes Mr. Nowbath

Tiffany Rosario Acosta, Author

November 22, 2017


Filed under All Around Town, High School, Lobo Spotlight, School, Showcase

If you ever thought of taking geology or AP biology, most likely you will have Mr. Nowbath as your teacher. Known for cracking jokes, Mr. Nowbath has just won the Teacher of the Year award, and we are all very excited for his achievements. "Its kind of been a whirlwind. I'm not usually one for awards...

Fall Season is here!!!

Fall Season is here!!!

Nicholas Gamez, Staff

November 9, 2017


Filed under Connecting the Pack, High School, School, Student Life

It is official lobos the fall season is here. Grab your jackets and get prepared to watch the green turn yellow. Leaves will fall and the temperature will drop. Fall season is when Arizona finally gets cold. People all over campus are excited about the fall season and are ready to get a break from the...

La Joya Community High School-Home of the Fighting Lobos

Heather Eaton, Advisor

November 8, 2017


Filed under Connecting the Pack, Lobo Spotlight, School, Showcase

La Joya Community High School is home to the Fighting Lobos and serves approximately 2300 students. Here at La Joya, we feel that each individual is an important piece of our pack; therefore, great care is spent cultivating a learning environment that produces self-directed learners who are valuable, cont...

¿Hablas Español?

¿Hablas Español?

Tiffany Acosta, Author

November 1, 2017


Filed under Connecting the Pack, High School, Lobo Spotlight, News, School

Every high school student is required to take a world language class. If you choose Spanish here at La Joya High School then you'll be lucky if you get Mrs. Locker or how her students know her, Sra. Locker. "Mrs.Locker is very friendly. She is honestly like a very nice person and kind and good character,...

Senior Stress: This is It

Senior Stress: This is It

Joseph Shouse, Staff

November 1, 2017


Filed under College, Connecting the Pack, Counseling Corner, High School, Lobo Spotlight, School, Student Life

It's your senior year at La Joya. You're on the final lap. The final leg. You've gone through three years of positive (or negative!) experiences, and it's the end. So what do you do now? If you're working on graduating, you've probably experienced a sensation known as stress. Stress is defined as...

Is Mr.West The Best?

Is Mr.West The Best?

Tiffany Rosario Acosta, author

October 14, 2017


Filed under All Around Town, High School, Lobo Spotlight, School, Showcase

Have you seen a teacher that has tons of school spirit around campus? Have you seen a teacher that is so involved not only in school and sports but also in student learning? Well one must of heard about Mr. West! Mr. West is an AP Government/Government/World History teacher here at La Joya and has...

How To Avoid Getting Hit By A Car (word count, pictures)

Austin Daleo, Staff

October 13, 2017


Filed under Connecting the Pack, School, Student Life, True Life, Uncategorized

Since the beginning of the school year at least  2 people got injured on campus. So there clearly needs to be a safety rule check for everyone. To make sure that everyone will be alive for their graduation.  Be Aware Of Your Surroundings This seems too obvious but being on your phone or o...

Raise the Grade

Raise the Grade

Kealohalani Kauhako-Viernes, Staff

October 13, 2017


Filed under Lobo Spotlight, News, School

Frances Coronado is currently a senior at La Joya High School also graduating with the class of 2018. She has been interviewed to give some advice to future students about keeping their grades up and why it's important. Frances has played basketball her sophomore and junior year, and she will continue...

Sharpen Your Pencils and Your Skills

Sharpen Your Pencils and Your Skills

Brandon Seng, Staff

October 13, 2017


Filed under Connecting the Pack, Counseling Corner, High School, News, School, Student Life, Uncategorized

Let's start off by actually knowing what the PSAT truly means and why you're suppose to take it. The PSAT also known as "The Preliminary Standardized Assessment Test" is meant to test your knowledge and prepare you for taking the SAT before entering college. High school students are often required to tak...

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