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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...

The Benefits of a Shorter School Day

The Benefits of a Shorter School Day

Fatima Castaneda Delgado, Staff

October 6, 2016


Filed under School

As a high school student, your biggest priority should be school and homework. At times, it will get stressful, but you will need school in order to have a better future. As this first year of high school has begun, it has been enjoyable, although it is a lot different from middle school. For example, the requirements are...

Are We Mistreating Our Right to Protest?

Are We Mistreating Our Right to Protest?

Christian Deadwyler, Staff

October 6, 2016


Filed under News, School

Since May 17th, 1957, over 100 documented protests have been held on Washington DC. From the march on equality, to PETA, to the preservation of a statue. Protests have been sprouting up in the U.S. In La Joya alone, protesters for the march on equality are proud of their progress and plan to keep...

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 ...

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 ...

Do You Have a Job or Do You Have a Passion?

Do You Have a Job or Do You Have a Passion?

Karla Fernandez, Staff

October 4, 2016


Filed under High School, School, Student Life

Most high school students going into high school or coming out of high school in today's age never know what they want to be or what they want to do. This is what usually brings students down because they get out of high school confused and wondering what step to take next. The students have nothing...

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