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The end of first semester is right around the corner!

The end of first semester is right around the corner!

Jennifer Lopez, Staff

December 5, 2017


Filed under High School, News, School, Student Life, Uncategorized

Its been a good first semester so far, but as we start going into the month of December we find ourselves coming to an end of this semester and some of us are a little worried about grades. Most can even say its been a stress trying to catch up and trying to pass. When asked how they feel about the semester...

Move Over Bill Nye, Here Comes Mr. Nowbath

Move Over Bill Nye, Here Comes Mr. Nowbath

Tiffany Rosario Acosta, Author

November 22, 2017


Filed under All Around Town, High School, Lobo Spotlight, School, Showcase

If you ever thought of taking geology or AP biology, most likely you will have Mr. Nowbath as your teacher. Known for cracking jokes, Mr. Nowbath has just won the Teacher of the Year award, and we are all very excited for his achievements. "Its kind of been a whirlwind. I'm not usually one for awards...

Fall Season is here!!!

Fall Season is here!!!

Nicholas Gamez, Staff

November 9, 2017


Filed under Connecting the Pack, High School, School, Student Life

It is official lobos the fall season is here. Grab your jackets and get prepared to watch the green turn yellow. Leaves will fall and the temperature will drop. Fall season is when Arizona finally gets cold. People all over campus are excited about the fall season and are ready to get a break from the...

¿Hablas Español?

¿Hablas Español?

Tiffany Acosta, Author

November 1, 2017


Filed under Connecting the Pack, High School, Lobo Spotlight, News, School

Every high school student is required to take a world language class. If you choose Spanish here at La Joya High School then you'll be lucky if you get Mrs. Locker or how her students know her, Sra. Locker. "Mrs.Locker is very friendly. She is honestly like a very nice person and kind and good character,...

Senior Stress: This is It

Senior Stress: This is It

Joseph Shouse, Staff

November 1, 2017


Filed under College, Connecting the Pack, Counseling Corner, High School, Lobo Spotlight, School, Student Life

It's your senior year at La Joya. You're on the final lap. The final leg. You've gone through three years of positive (or negative!) experiences, and it's the end. So what do you do now? If you're working on graduating, you've probably experienced a sensation known as stress. Stress is defined as...

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...

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, 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...

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