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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...

How To Prepare for Senior Paper

How To Prepare for Senior Paper

Muhdya Jubran
February 2, 2017
Filed under High School

Yes seniors, it's about the time we have all been waiting for or for some a time we have been dreading. Senior Paper: the 10-15 page essay that is a requirement for graduation. Many of you are stressing out and over thinking it. Well, here are some tips and tricks to help you achieve the senior paper! You...

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...

Is La Joya Community High School Safe?

Is La Joya Community High School Safe?

Karina Quintana, Staff
January 12, 2017
Filed under High School, Showcase

According to gunviolencearchive.org, in the year of 2016 alone, there were 51,820 incidents regarding gun violence. Even more devastating is that 2,331 of the deaths caused by gun violence were teen deaths ranging from ages 12 to 17. With statistics like these,  it'd make sense if some young people...

Spiritline Game Day

Spiritline Game Day

Mercedes Gonzalez, Staff
November 21, 2016
Filed under High School, Showcase, Sports, Video

This past weekend, your La Joya Community High School Spiritline took on the AIA, Game Day Competition. This was the very first annual category that was added to AIA competitions, and it was one that your Lobos were able to participate in. This category was a new and exciting one for many teams including...

Newest Addition to Wolfpack Wrestling!

Newest Addition to Wolfpack Wrestling!

Mercedes Gonzalez, Staff
October 9, 2016
Filed under High School, Lobo Spotlight, Showcase, Sports

La Joya Community High School Wolfpack is getting ready to slam this season down, with the help of our newest addition to the pack, Coach Nelson. Coach Nelson himself has participated in this life sport in middle school, high school, USA nationally, and college wrestling. He has also had the opportunity...

Fighting Lobos Going for Gold

Fighting Lobos Going for Gold

Jordan Parker, Staff
October 7, 2016
Filed under High School, Sports

La Joya's basketball team was very solid last year, only to fall short in the playoffs. Now, they look to finished unfinished business. The Fighting Lobos started last season 11-0, they now look to piggyback on last season, and go all the way this year. The Lobos have high expectations every year,...

Get to know La Joya’s Volleyball Team

Get to know La Joya’s Volleyball Team

Daniela Medina, Staff
October 6, 2016
Filed under Connecting the Pack, High School, Sports

The La Joya volleyball team is having a good season. They are in the #1 ranking, which means they play better schools. Last year they were in the #3 ranking. They've grown so much. It's time to meet  the La Joya volleyball team. Something that is very difficult for volleyball players and athletes in general is balancing school...

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...

What are the Highest Paying Jobs for High School Students?

What are the Highest Paying Jobs for High School Students?

Tiffany Rosario Acosta, Staff
October 3, 2016
Filed under All Around Town, High School, Student Life

Many High School students are in need of a job. But do they look beneath the surface of the interview? Minimum wage, here in Arizona, is $8.05 per hour. While Seattle, Washington's minimum wage is $15 per hour, incredible. Most high school students want a job to either pay their expenses; i.e. new...

One Peaceful Protest From Kaepernick Spreads Like Wild Fire

One Peaceful Protest From Kaepernick Spreads Like Wild Fire

Ananda Haskins, Staff
October 1, 2016
Filed under High School, Sports

On September 16th all players on the Seattle Garfield High School football team and coaching staff knelt (took a knee) during the National Anthem. An image of the gesture circulated around social media. Kaepernick's protest has caught the attention of teen athletes from several different high schools. ...

Equality In Our Lobo Nation

Equality In Our Lobo Nation

DeAsiah Ball, Staff
October 1, 2016
Filed under High School, Lobo Spotlight, School, Student Life

   The “group system” is a way that students have broken themselves up with similar interests. Due to these groups is everyone equal and treated the same? Are some groups more superior than others?           It is easily agreed upon that students have broken up into a little “grou...

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