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Student Achievements

Anonymous Alerts System Launched for Bullying and Safety Reporting

Serving over 28,000 students, the La Joya Independent School District, is implementing the Anonymous AlertsApp anti-bullying and safety reporting system district-wide whereby parents, students or community members, can be proactive in anonymously reporting safety concerns. The mobile app …

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La Joya ISD partnered with the University of Texas in Austin to mentor male students by removing barriers and opening doors as males of color (Latinos and Blacks), and a group of selected students visited the campus this …

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South Texas College offers a variety of classes in criminal justice, education, and welding, designed to put students on successful career pathways. Students in western Hidalgo County are urged to register for classes at STC’s Higher Education Center …

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Special Needs Night at LJISD Water Park

The La Joya ISD Water Park recently hosted a Special Needs Night over the summer vacation break that brought out the community in a great way!! Families with special needs children were invited to attend, free for their …

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1st Time INITIATIVE READINESS TRAINING (IRT) Hosted by LJISD

The U.S. Army Reserve’s 7235th Medical Support Unitin partnership with Texas A&M University Colonias Program and Communities in School,kicked off its Initiative Readiness Training (IRT) at William Jefferson Clinton Elementary in La Joya ISD from June16-20. This training, …

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Texas Honor Roll Schools

After an extensive analysis of student data for every public school in Texas, the following schools at La Joya ISD were clear leaders in getting students to grade level and beyond: ELODIA R. CHAPA Elementary, ENRIQUE KIKI CAMARENA …

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Zavala MS StuCo Earns 2nd Place at State

Special recognition to Lorenzo de Zavala Middle School Student Council who won second place in the state of Texas in the Teens in the Driver Seat (TDS) Cup Competition. The group received a check for $250.00 dollars that was presented …

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La Joya ISD Male Leadership Program

The purpose of these initiatives is to nourish and provide intentional group guidance to identified, at risk, students between the 5th thru 12th grade students. These students are connected with a mentor who may be District level Counselors, …

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RGV Focus

Graduating senior, Xitlali Guerrero from Thelma Salinas STEM ECHS presented on the easy process to complete the FAFSA application at the RGV Focus Annual Report in Harlingen, Texas on May 3, 2018. Dr. Alda Benavides, Superintendent for La …

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