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Articles from December 2016

We Own the Finish Line

This Year, IS the Year of La Joya ! Everyone from teachers, administrators, bus drivers, students, superintendents, board members, and all other personnel from La Joya ISD, came together at the annual general assembly to kick off the …

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2nd Annual LJISD Back to School Bash

With the beginning of every school year, people everywhere scramble to prepare for that first day of school. For many families though, this time of year simply means struggling to find the money or resources to provide for …

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Academies of La Joya ISD Student Recognized

Fast approaching its second year, the Academies of La Joya ISD have set the standard for other districts in the region by announcing that one of its students will be representing La Joya ISD (and the Rio Grande …

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For The Love of Reading

As part of the HEB READ3 Summer Reading Program, La Joya ISD families got the opportunity to expand their reading horizons. Because of this initiative, district students and parents took a pledge to read together three times a …

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Farewell to the “Doc”

In 1983, La Joya ISD welcomed Dennis “Doc” Walker – the first athletic trainer, into our district. Since then, the school district has grown by leaps and bounds, but Doc Walker remained the “Doc” that everyone in the …

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LJISD Students Win big at 2016 UTRGV Spanish Spelling Bee

The Rio Grande Valley “Torneo de Ortografίa” is a competition in which students from various Valley school districts demonstrate their skills in the Spanish language. This tournament was first initiated a decade ago by Dr. Jose Agustin Ruiz-Escalante …

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Information at Your Fingertips

In an effort to open even wider the lines of communication (between the school district and the community) La Joya ISD is launching a new initiative that will instantly signal parents of important information. La Joya Insider Alert …

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Dancers Take Top Prize, Receive Bid for International Expo

Palmview High School’s Grupo Folklorico “Ozomatli” became the overall winner at the ACADEZ (Academia de la Danza Amalia Hernandez) National Folklorico/Contemporary Dance Competition held this past weekend in San Antonio. The group was chosen for their diverse repertoire, …

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First Offender Program Giving Students a Second Chance

On March 21st four students completed the First Offender Program and had the opportunity of completely shredding their file, giving them a second chance and a fresh start. The First Offender Program is a program created by the …

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