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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...

Stop The Hate. Don’t Discriminate.

Stop The Hate. Don’t Discriminate.

Zoe Soto, Staff
October 1, 2016
Filed under School, Student Life, US & World, World

Racial discrimination online has grown and nothing is being done about it. Of course, there's the choice to block people but what good will that do? Teachers, students and even children are affected by racial discrimination it is easy to do to someone else due to the advances in technology. In schools,...

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...

Lobo Actors “Breaking a Leg”

Lobo Actors “Breaking a Leg”

Alicia Serrato, Staff
September 27, 2016
Filed under Connecting the Pack, High School, School, Student Life

Are you someone who stays at home bored-to-death? Maybe you want to take a break from school work? Well, we’ve got just the thing for you! La Joya offers a variety of after-school programs that anyone can join at anytime! More specifically, La Joya Theatre! Ms. Ludlow, La Joya’s drama teacher, is ju...

Sports, Sports, Sports…Where’s the Art?

Sports, Sports, Sports…Where’s the Art?

Aysia Johnson, Staff
September 15, 2016
Filed under Art, Connecting the Pack, High School, Sports

In many different schools the so to speak stereotype is that sports are more emphasized and invested in more than the fine arts. It's vital  to get to the bottom of the reason and get some of the student body’s opinion. Went to interview two students and these two students have different perspectives...

EVENTS EVERYONE HAS BEEN WAITING FOR

EVENTS EVERYONE HAS BEEN WAITING FOR

Andrea Diarte, Staff
September 9, 2016
Filed under Connecting the Pack, Entertainment, High School, Lobo Spotlight, School, Sports

La Joya Lobos are finally back from their summer vacation. I know it's hard for them to start school. Back to the stress, sleepy mornings, and hours of homework after school. The things keeping students at La Joya awake are events, upcoming events! Are you ready for Friday nights football?! I know I am. Studen...

Seniors Guide to College

Seniors Guide to College

September 5, 2016
Filed under College, Connecting the Pack

As senior year has begun it is important for all of us to look at the possible options for our future, whether it is trade school, a job, or college. For many, college is the only option available in order to start our journey on the path towards accomplishing our goal's in life. There is always...

A Legend Leaves the Game

A Legend Leaves the Game

Dasey Berrueta
April 24, 2016
Filed under Sports

From high school basketball, straight into the NBA, All-Star games, playoffs, championships, to the USA Olympic team, Kobe Bean Bryant has done it all. He was selected by the Charlotte Hornets with the 13th overall pick of the 1996 NBA draft. Although, he was soon traded to the Los Angeles Lakers. Kobe...

March Madness Brackets

March Madness Brackets

Cody Bowling
March 18, 2016
Filed under College, Sports

It’s that time again! It’s time for March Madness. 64 teams and 1 dream to take the national championship. The one thing that comes with March Madness that everyone anticipates is the brackets to predict who is going to take it all the way, but how do you know who will win and who will lose? There...

It’s More Than Just a Game: Highlights

It’s More Than Just a Game: Highlights

Dasey Berrueta
February 19, 2016
Filed under Sports

The NBA All-Star weekend took place in Toronto, Canada. This marked the first time the league has held its annual showcase event outside the United States. The celebrity game consisted of famous rapper Drake coaching the Canada team while comedian and four time Celebrity Game MVP, Kevin Hart, coached...

Baseball is Here!

Baseball is Here!

Cody Bowling
February 18, 2016
Filed under News, Sports, World

Everyone is sad because the football season is over, but we all know what comes next: baseball! Baseball is back and is coming fast. February 17th is the first day that all pitchers and catchers will report. Why is this so exciting? Well, spring training is right around the corner and all the team...

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