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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...

FBLA: 3 A Day Food Pantry

FBLA: 3 A Day Food Pantry

Chloe Enero, Photography Editor
April 13, 2017
Filed under Connecting the Pack, Showcase, Student Life

La Joya Community High School’s Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) is hosting a food pantry called 3 A Day from April 17-28. The collected food will go to Lobos whose families are food insecure and are in need of food over the weekend. Some students and their families are fortunate en...

GET YOUR VOLUNTEER HOURS

GET YOUR VOLUNTEER HOURS

Andrea Diarte, Staff
March 9, 2017
Filed under Connecting the Pack, School, Student Life

  Volunteering is the most important resource a community organization can have. The fact that people have the ability to take their time and world with others for betterment and their love for their community. Their are 10 reasons why volunteering is important. #1. You make a difference....

Understanding Anxiety.

Understanding Anxiety.

Lucero Ramirez, Managing Editor
February 24, 2017
Filed under Connecting the Pack, Student Life

Google search: anxiety, psychiatric definition: "a nervous disorder characterized by a state of excessive uneasiness and apprehension, typically with compulsive behavior or panic attacks." Google search: social anxiety, psychiatric definition: "A chronic mental health condition in which social interactions...

Depression Amongst Teens

Depression Amongst Teens

Jocelyn Chavez, Staff
February 15, 2017
Filed under Counseling Corner, Student Life

Depression is a sensitive topic to talk about but it is not talked about enough, so let's talk about it. The National institute of Mental Health defines depression as "is a common but serious mood disorder. It causes severe symptoms that affect how you feel, think, and handle daily activities, such...

DIY: Acne Fighting Remedies

DIY: Acne Fighting Remedies

Azucena Teran
February 13, 2017
Filed under Student Life, True Life

You wake up one early morning after a stressful night of cramming for exams and what do you see?  Zitney Spears central lounging right in the middle of your nose. What do you do? You try covering it up but there it is, shining straight through the layer of makeup. Its normal, acne happens to everybody, n...

The Misadventures of College Years (And How to Survive Them)…

The Misadventures of College Years (And How to Survive Them)…

Marissa Torres, Staff
February 3, 2017
Filed under College, School, Student Life

To us teens, college can be interpreted  in many different ways. Due to television and movies, we get a fake glimpse of what college life is like but we can't trust what we see on the screen right? To give us a real scoop of college life and the obstacles that come with it, some of the wonderful teachers...

7 Acts of Kindness

7 Acts of Kindness

Mia Lopez, Staff
December 5, 2016
Filed under All Around Town, Connecting the Pack, Showcase, Student Life

When was the last time you surprised someone with a kind compliment or simply asked him or her how their day was? Being kind to someone can really change his or her whole day for the better. Doing kind things for no reason has so many rewards. In an instant, the best of our humanity and heart shows....

YouTube Is Shutting Everyone Down Because of Censoring

YouTube Is Shutting Everyone Down Because of Censoring

Esmeralda Briones, Staff
October 7, 2016
Filed under Entertainment, Student Life

YouTube is getting more strict than ever with the new restrictions. They have been cracking down on people that have inappropriate language. People all over the world go onto YouTube almost everyday, thinking that the changes are unnecessary and no need to be any more restrictions. People are accountable and k...

Music Affecting a Student’s Work in a Positive or Negative way?

Music Affecting a Student’s Work in a Positive or Negative way?

Andre Robertson, Staff
October 6, 2016
Filed under Music, School, Student Life

Listening to music in school or while working has been a big controversy within schools and between students and teachers. Most teachers feel as if music is a distraction, but the students believe that it helps them focus and be more effective on their work. Depending on the teacher they won’t allow ...

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...

Will Teaching Methods Get Better OR Worse In 2030?

Will Teaching Methods Get Better OR Worse In 2030?

Grace Kindred, Student Journalist
October 3, 2016
Filed under News, Student Life

Technology can be a good tool for schools, but students often don’t know how to control themselves and be productive around computers and tablets. With students being non-productive around technology, is technology really the best way to go? Antonio Gilbert, a junior at Westview High School, when...

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