Written by Andrielle Figueroa Friday, 24 May 2013 07:00
Parent meeting planned for special needs baseball teamMISSION—The Mission Boys & Girls Club has started to move forward with its adaptive baseball program...17 May 2013Read More...
Forty five years ago La Joya High junior Noe Hernandez became the first track and field state champion in La Joya Independent School District (LJISD) history when he ran the 880-yard dash in a time of 1:55.9 to finish just milliseconds ahead of the second place finisher. This past Saturday, La Joya Palmview High junior Felipe Valencia became the second member of LJISD’s exclusive state champions club when he threw the shot put 60 feet 5 1/4 inches to take the gold medal at the state track and field meet in Austin.
PALMVIEW – Last Thursday, law enforcement and first responders reacted to a simulation of two men shooting at a school at a La Joya Independent School District elementary. The two men went into the school carrying semi-automatic training rifles and handguns and acted out firing at students. A campus officer was taken down in the simulated gunfire as the two men went through the campus, sparing no one in their path.
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