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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...

Trunk-or-Treat

Trunk-or-Treat

Daniela Medina, Staff

October 13, 2017


Filed under Connecting the Pack, Entertainment, High School, News, School

Trunk or treat is an annual event here at La Joya. Trunk or treat is an event for the community. Little kids dress up and trick or treat in the parking lot. Clubs and sports teams hand out candy. Trunk or treat is Wednesday October 25.  From 4-6pm. Mrs. Saco is the teacher for STUGO and they're in charge...

The Road Out of Adolescence

The Road Out of Adolescence

Joseph Shouse, Staff

October 2, 2017


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

Freshmen orientation day. You're nervous yet curious. It seems a little overwhelming, going from middle school to high school. Your parents and teachers continuously tell you that high school will be the fastest years of your life. A lot of people don't heed those words. I DEFINITELY didn't. But with...

Little Lobo Clinic

Little Lobo Clinic

Nicholas Gamez, Staff

September 28, 2017


Filed under All Around Town, School, Student Life

Do you have any children or any siblings? Do they like cheer? Well coming up is a chance for you to see your little cheer fan join your lobo cheer squad. La Joya's cheer squad is giving you a chance to put your little one in a cheer routine with them on October 6th. This is a opportunity to put your...

Who Is Alexis Garcia?

Who Is Alexis Garcia?

Tiffany Acosta, Author

September 26, 2017


Filed under High School, Lobo Spotlight, School, Showcase, Student Life

Everyone has a friend who is totally involved with either school activity's, clubs, or sports. If not, then Alexis Garcia who is a Senior here at La Joya, is just the perfect fit. Alexis is not only in cheer, but also is in dance and softball. She shows her school spirit when it comes to football...

Ways to ask someone to Homecoming

Ways to ask someone to Homecoming

Daniela Medina, Staff

September 22, 2017


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

Homecoming is in two weeks. You want to ask someone to homecoming but, you don't know how. Well I'm here to help. There is a lot of different ways to ask someone to homecoming. These are the simple ones. You can make a poster saying "Will you go to homecoming with me?" But if you want to go all out....

High school Athletes

High school Athletes

Kealohalani Kauhako-Viernes, Staff

September 18, 2017


Filed under Connecting the Pack, School, Sports, Uncategorized

Tyanna Chee is currently a Sophomore here at LJHS, she is also known as Ty for short. Ty plays basketball, she was asked a few questions about being a student athlete. This will be Ty's second year playing high school basketball, her positions are point guard, and wing. As a point guard she has to...

Volunteering!!!

Volunteering!!!

Liliana Sanchez, Copy Editor

September 11, 2017


Filed under All Around Town, Connecting the Pack, High School, School, Student Life

A great way to be active and being involved is by volunteering. There are many ways you can help out and volunteer, whether it is school, or the community. There are many reasons why it is important to volunteer as well. For those of you who are in NHS or just want to help out and volunteer, there...

Gender Equality: What Can You Do to Support Your Counterparts?

Gender Equality: What Can You Do to Support Your Counterparts?

Joseph Shouse, Staff

August 24, 2017


Filed under #IAM..., Connecting the Pack, High School, School, Showcase, Student Life, True Life

Gender inequality has been a topic that society has had wedged in its side for millennia. The social norm has been that males are superior to females. While men are indeed strong (as seen in history), we have some pretty strong and proud women. Mary Wollstonecraft wrote her famous novel, "Frankenstein"...

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