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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...

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...

#TakeAKnee

#TakeAKnee

Aaron Santibanez, Staff

October 9, 2017


Filed under Sports

This past week, president Donald Trump made negative allegations against the NFL, NBA and other sport leagues. With this it created a controversy staged protest through games this past Sunday. It all started ever since the 2016 preseason game when 49ers quarter back Colin Kaepernick took a knee during...

A Goal in Theater

A Goal in Theater

Veronica Torres Palomino, Staff

October 9, 2017


Filed under Connecting the Pack, High School

Hayley Diaz is a sophomore student attending LaJoya Community High School. She is in theater something she’s been in since freshman year, she really enjoys. Hayley loves to act just because it takes her to another world and she gets away from society. She also gets to be who she wants to be without being judge by anyone. She wa...

Lost Lake Festival 2017 Is Around the Corner!

Lost Lake Festival 2017 Is Around the Corner!

Samuel Valles, Staff

October 5, 2017


Filed under Audio, Celebrities, Entertainment, High School, Music

Although there are going to be many great concerts and festivals going on in October 2017, one of the best festivals that you can attend is The Lost Lake Festival in Phoenix, Arizona. The Lost Lake Festival is going to be taking place on October 20-22, 2017 in Steele Indian School Park which is loca...

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...

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...

Theres Always Room For Improvement

Theres Always Room For Improvement

Dshaun Pitre, Staff

September 22, 2017


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

There is always room for improvement. No matter the cause or reason, you can always strive to expand in potential perfect capacity. " Thats the way to look at it " says Jahhiem Hendrix when asked top 3 aspects to make the environment alone, better and even greater at LHS. The response gotten was ...

Is Technology for You?

Is Technology for You?

Andrew Chavez, Staff

September 22, 2017


Filed under Connecting the Pack, High School, Uncategorized

Have you ever wanted to have a full time job on working with technology? For all you who want to get connected to technology there are jobs such as an IT manager. Computer technology is evolving faster than ever before and demand for computer professionals with the right qualifications is at an all ...

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...

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