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La Joya Lobos Going to Playoffs

La Joya Lobos Going to Playoffs

David Vazquez, Staff

October 31, 2019

AVONDALE- 2019 is the year where our La Joya Football Team goes to championship, they have shown and put in work through this entire season, had their ups and downs, and drama in-between. Yet through all of that, they continued to strive for championships. All of the brotherhood go to prac...

Wrestling Lobos

Wrestling Lobos

September 30, 2019

AVONDALE- Esperanza Carillo is a 16-year-old junior and a second-year female wrestler who previously attended Kellis High School but is now here at La Joya Community High School. Carillo enjoys being able to be a part of the wrestling team here at La Joya and already feels welcomed and comfor...

More Than Just an Athlete: Carlos Fernandez

More Than Just an Athlete: Carlos Fernandez

Alyssa Elizalde, staff

September 27, 2019

AVONDALE- Starting out as just an ordinary high school student, Carlos Fernandez was a freshman when he decided to start playing football. The decision he made on that day impacted his life in a positive way and is now a senior in high school. He's confident in the way he plays the game. Fernandez ...

Suicide Awareness: Are You Aware?

Suicide Awareness: Are You Aware?

Isaac Taylor, Staff

September 24, 2019

AVONDALE- Suicide is a spreading epidemic and many people with mental illness will often resort to this if they don't have the proper help or resources to help them through the darkness. In 2018 suicide was actually the second leading cause of death in the united states of America with a rate of 14 suicides in ages 10 between 25. As you can see, teens ar...

Mass Shooting in Texas

Mass Shooting in Texas

Joel Hewitt, Staff

September 24, 2019

ODESSA - A mass shooting in Odessa, Texas occurred last Saturday, on August 31. The shooter was believed to have killed at least seven people currently and wounded 22 more around the Odessa - Midland area. On August 31, 2019, there were reports of a harmed man driving around the Odessa area shooting in...

Books in Our School, Good or Bad?

Books in Our School, Good or Bad?

Karina Perez, Staff

September 12, 2019

AVONDALE- Within the four years of high school we spend at La Joya, we go through many novels,  whether it be fiction, non-fiction, an assigned novel or one we read on our free time; are these novels overall best for students? The forms of literature we read in school typically depend on the teacher a st...

Keep It Up Fighting Lobos

Keep It Up Fighting Lobos

Alex Westphal, Staff

September 9, 2019

AVONDALE- Senior year as an AP student can be a difficult year to find motivation, stress-free activities, and being able to balance time with a full schedule. However, we have many programs and support networks in place to benefit each and every student. For students with rigorous work schedules, ...

4Ocean

4Ocean

Jasmine Avechucho, Staff

September 9, 2019

AVONDALE- 4ocean is a charity that helps clean up our ocean that is currently cover of trash by purchasing a bracelet, you can remove one pound of trash in the ocean and coastline for only $20. "I like how I can help save the world by just purchasing a bracelet for $20 and I also like how cute t...

Ready to Kickoff the Football Season

Ready to Kickoff the Football Season

Tamali'i Nua, Staff

August 21, 2019

AVONDALE- The fighting lobos have been at hard work over the summer, while they were pushing to better improve themselves some of the lobos were able to travel to California and they were able to bring home the winning victory of the San Diego State Passing Tournament.  "Honestly, it made me feel ...

LGBT Awareness at La Joya: Yaire Aguilar

LGBT Awareness at La Joya: Yaire Aguilar

Alex Westphal, Staff

August 20, 2019

AVONDALE- La Joya Community High School is a school of diversity. Everyone student is welcomed no matter their race, gender, or sexual orientation. Yaire Aguilar is one of the officers for La Joya's own GSA (Gender & Sexuality Alliance) Club. She educates the importance of LGBTQ+  representation i...

The End of The Kapu System

Kealohalani Kauhako-Viernes, Staff

April 24, 2019

People often interpret things to be racist. For example a Luau is something everyone loves, it's a place to relax and enjoy one's self with the entertainment of hula. But whats the real meaning behind the word  Luau? Well today we're going to dig into the history and definition of the word Luau, an...

One Last Movie From A Goofy Goober

One Last Movie From A Goofy Goober

Devon Gentile, Staff

April 17, 2019

About four months ago on the 26th of November 2018, fans of the show Spongebob Squarepants were heartbroken after learning of the creator, Stephen McDannell Hillenburg's passing due to ALS. But still the show lives on, with the future holding on to perhaps another film: It's a Wonderful Sponge coming in 2020. With the talk of the upcoming movie set for next year, many are unsu...

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