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Student Achievements

AMET Recognitions

The Association for Migrant Educators of Texas (AMET) recognized 2 La Joya ISD representatives who were honored during the annual state conference, held in McAllen this year. Ms. Norma L. Garza earned the Support Staff of the Year …

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Character Kid Club Inauguration at Zapata Elementary

Schools at every level offer a wide range of clubs to accommodate the interests of students. For the most part, the process is fairly simple: the child gets informed, signs up to become a member, and actively participates …

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La Joya ISD NASA Night

La Joya ISD’s  2nd Annual NASA Night was held this year at the La Joya High School gym this past October 26th, organized by the Elementary Science Department. Elementary students and families were invited to come out and …

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Students Attend Food Expo

Every new school year, a handful of students from each of the high schools are selected to attend the annual school food expo hosted by Region 1 at South Padre Island. There, students are invited to sample and …

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Daniel Matamoros Jr.

Age: 13 Grade: 8th School: Dr. Javier Saenz M.S Family: Son of Daniel and Yolanda Matamoros,  one sister- Daley Matamoros. Favorite Hobby: Reading, playing video games and trading cards Favorite Subject in School: English Language Arts Favorite Book: …

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Customer Service & Organizational Behavior Training

As members of the La Joya ISD organization, staff development is a crucial part of growth for every employee of the district in order to maintain high quality standards. This new school year, it was time to sharpen …

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TEPSA President- Elect at Evangelina Garza Elementary

Principal Maria Flores-Guerra at Evangelina Garza Elementary has been named the President-Elect for Texas Elementary Principals and Supervisors Association (TEPSA). TEPSA focuses on educational leaders learning with and from one another and has served Texas PreK-8 school leaders …

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La Joya ISD High Schools – SACS Accredited

Congratulations to all 5 La Joya ISD High Schools: La Joya High School, La Joya Juarez-Lincoln High School, La Joya Palmview High School, Jimmy Carter Early College High School, and Thelma R. Salinas STEM Early College High School …

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Diamond Coffee Cart

La Joya High School DECA (Distributive Education Clubs of America) is pleased to announce the Grand Opening of the Diamond Coffee Cart! This first school enterprise business for the DECA organization will be fully stocked with freshly brewed coffee, iced coffees, …

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Dictionary Donation

As part of Peter Piper Pizza’s Partner in Education Program, La Joya ISD received over 2,400 dictionaries to be distributed to every 3rd grade student in the district. “This program is designed to help kids reach their dreams …

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