Friday Sept. 3rd, 2021
Today is a regular bell schedule
Good morning Explorers, let’s remember to have La Joya PRIDE in everything we do!
Attention students. When you borrow a loaner Chrome book or charger you must bring it back the same day that you borrow it. Do not leave them in classrooms or take them home. They must be returned to the library. It is your responsibility to take care of them.
Masks are the rule at school. Please wear your face mask indoors and on buses.
Attention 8th graders only! It’s that time! CJSF (California Junior Scholarship Federation) sign ups are before or after school! Bring your report card and $1 to Ms. Sayre in room 101 or Mrs. Allen in room 503! Sign-ups end today, September 3rd! Don’t miss out on being a part of this prestigious society!!
Per Visalia Unified Board policy 5131B: La Joya is a “free from cell phone zone”. Cell phones are to be put away while in class and on campus. Proper use of technology is expected.
Remember to walk your bike off campus and do not ride your bike on the sidewalk, or into traffic, your safety is important. Please remember to only use the crosswalks when crossing the street, and make sure that you look both ways before crossing. If there is a crossing guard, wait until you are told to cross.
There will be no school on Monday, Sept. 6th in observance of Labor Day.
Please bring water and your Chromebook with charger each day!
Pick up your ASB election Applications today in the Pathfinder office! 8th grade students can run for Class President, Vice President, Secretary, Treasure, Athletics Commissioner, or Activities Commissioner. All 7th grade students are eligible to run for the office of “Senator”, which will have six positions available. All elected students will be required to enroll in leadership. Be sure to complete all forms before the due date. All applications are due to the PATHFINDER office by 3:30p.m. today.
Today is LJMS PRIDE DAY. Don’t forget to wear your green!
Today, Leadership will be selling pizza and water at lunch. Pizza slices are $2 and bottle water will be sold for $1. Students may purchase up to 2 slices of pizza each. Please bring exact change to help make the line move more quickly.
We are unable to accept deliveries for students. Please make sure they have what they need when they come to school. Apologies for any inconvenience.
Parking at La Joya
Parents, please use the designated parking spaces at La Joya, and do not park in the unloading or fire zones. Thank you.
Dress Code Reminder
The Visalia Unified School District Student Conduct Code for grades 7-12 reads as follows: Clothes shall be worn as intended and be sufficient to conceal undergarments which shall be worn and covered at all times. See-through or fish-net fabrics, halter tops, tube tops, off-the shoulder and low-cut tops are not acceptable. Other types of dress that expose bare midriffs (stomachs) or cleavage are prohibited. Basketball jersey style tank tops with scooped front, back and armholes are only allowed if worn with a T-shirt with sleeves. Cell phones must be turned off and out of sight.
Athletic Pictures will be taking place after school outside. Athletes please report to locker rooms after school to change into your team uniforms. Please have picture packets ready if you are buying pictures.
No Sports Practice
Volleyball Game @ CVC. Start Time is 3:30pm. Please release 7th/8th volleyball players at 2:35pm.
Have a Great Day, Explorers! Remember to be present all day, every day, and to show your La Joya PRIDE!