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Articles from December 2017

“Wild About Reading” Summer Reading Initiative

While the summer vacations are a time for students to take a break from school and recharge their batteries for the next school year, it is important to remember that reading over the summer months is crucial to …

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State Recognition for Two La Joya ISD Schools

After an extensive analysis of student data for every public school in Texas, La Joya ISD’s Jimmy Carter Early College High School, and Thelma R. Salinas STEM Early College High School were clear leaders in getting students to …

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Dr. Javier Saenz Middle School Qualify for State UIL 

On March 4, 2017, Dr. Javier Saenz Middle School attended the Regional UIL meet at Sharyland North Middle School in Mission, TX. The number sense team had an impressive showing. Winning the 1st place team trophy. The number …

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La Joya ISD: Opening Doors in the Field of Nursing

During the past years, the talk in the medical field has been the shortage of qualified nurses available to fill this high-demand career. Considering the high salaries, flexible schedule, and personal satisfaction, it is surprising to see that …

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Female Powerlifter Brings Home State Title

In the sport of powerlifting, a competitor’s strength is tested by attempting a maximal weight on 3 lifts: squat, bench press, and deadlift. Each stage of the competition requires that the participant use different muscles and parts of …

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LJISD Cops n’Kids Literacy Campaign

Every now and then we come across stories of people serving selflessly, which restores our faith in humanity, and help us vision a better world for future generations. In a similar instance of generous service, police officers at …

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District Names First Female Athletic Coordinator

The La Joya Independent School District recently made history by assigning Domingo Treviño Middle School’s- Coach Cynthia Canchola, as the first female athletic coordinator ever. With a 26-year coaching background, Canchola was selected for her experience, skills, and …

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