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Whos the Next Star Player?

Whos the Next Star Player?

Tiffany Rosario Acosta, Staff
August 22, 2017
Filed under High School, Lobo Spotlight, School, Sports, Student Life

Volleyball season is finally here! Once again we will be able to experience the players back in action. With upcoming players, there will also be some new faces on the team. Like Angela "Angie" Contreras, as its her first year on the varsity team. Angela is a Junior at La Joya, and besides doing school...

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...

GET YOUR VOLUNTEER HOURS

GET YOUR VOLUNTEER HOURS

Andrea Diarte, Staff
March 9, 2017
Filed under Connecting the Pack, School, Student Life

  Volunteering is the most important resource a community organization can have. The fact that people have the ability to take their time and world with others for betterment and their love for their community. Their are 10 reasons why volunteering is important. #1. You make a difference....

Nerds Against Nurdles

Nerds Against Nurdles

Sonia Leyva, Staff
February 27, 2017
Filed under School, US & World

Alright, Alright we know everyone and especially including you, yes , YOU!! Drink out of plastic bottles daily. I'd say about maybe three four times a day. I get it, you drink from a water bottle and just throw it away in any nearby trash can without a second thought. I'm here to tell you to give it...

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...

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...

Senioritis

Senioritis

Azucena Teran, Staff
December 26, 2016
Filed under School, Showcase

Senioritis- an icky disease that strikes once you hit your senior year in high school. It consists of not caring , procrastination and terrible fashion choices. It is almost the end of the first semester and graduation is approaching, what does that mean for all of us seniors who feel like we ...

Trunk or Treat!!

Trunk or Treat!!

Jazmine Page, Staff
October 24, 2016
Filed under Connecting the Pack, School

Are you very excited for Trunk or Treat? Well, if so, it is coming very soon, like right around the corner. Wednesday, October 26, 2016 is the day, at 4pm – 6pm, in the student parking lot. Come out and join us in some frightening fun by dressing up in your favorite or scary costume. Don’t have ...

Gaming plus Academics equal What?

Gaming plus Academics equal What?

Jose Menchaca, Staff
October 7, 2016
Filed under News, School

Gaming systems and consoles have changed significantly in the past 15 years. Although, there is a downside to gaming. It is viewed by some teachers, parents, and others as a distraction to students. Big gaming companies like Nintendo, Playstation, and Xbox all started with a small console system....

Getting the Hang of Slang

Getting the Hang of Slang

Arianna Conley, Staff
October 7, 2016
Filed under Connecting the Pack, School

We live in a generation where calling someone out is being "savage" and "ship" isn't a boat. Instead of using proper words found in dictionaries, fellow peers use "words" that may not even have a definition. In school, people use slang more than their proper English and teachers somehow understand ...

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...

Additional Lunchtime?

Additional Lunchtime?

Jackeline Garcia, Staff
October 6, 2016
Filed under School

Students at La Joya Community high school deserve more lunchtime. With how long students wait for their lunch, additional lunchtime should be available for students. Having an empty stomach isn't the case for a good school day. La Joya students feel like they should have just a little bit more of...

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