馃摙 SUPERINTENDENT'S 30 DAY UPDATE馃搮 What an incredible 30 days it has been here at La Joya ISD! In such a short period of time, I鈥檝e had the privilege of learning so much and meeting many of you. I鈥檓 eager to continue meeting the rest of our amazing staff, students, parents, and community members. I have discovered that we have wonderfully talented and dedicated students and educators here in La Joya ISD and that we have a lot of work ahead of us. I have no doubt that with dedication and hard work, we will ensure our district builds on the strong foundations that already exist in order to exemplify excellence and continue to share out what we learn, transparently. Rest assured; I am committed to working tirelessly every day to ensure the success of our students is at the forefront of all of our decision-making processes. Let鈥檚 continue this journey together towards greatness! Dr. Marcey Sorensen Superintendent of Schools ********************************* 馃摙 ACTUALIZACI脫N DE 30 D脥AS DE LA SUPERINTENDENTE馃搮 隆Qu茅 incre铆bles 30 d铆as han sido aqu铆 en La Joya ISD! En tan poco tiempo, he tenido el privilegio de aprender mucho y conocer a muchos de ustedes. Estoy ansioso por seguir conociendo al resto de nuestro incre铆ble personal, estudiantes, padres y miembros de la comunidad. He descubierto que tenemos estudiantes y educadores maravillosamente talentosos y dedicados aqu铆 en La Joya ISD y que tenemos mucho trabajo por delante. No tengo ninguna duda de que con dedicaci贸n y trabajo duro, aseguraremos que nuestro distrito se base en las bases s贸lidas que ya existen para ejemplificar la excelencia y continuar compartiendo lo que aprendemos de manera transparente. Est谩 seguro; Estoy comprometido a trabajar incansablemente todos los d铆as para garantizar que el 茅xito de nuestros estudiantes est茅 al frente de todos nuestros procesos de toma de decisiones. 隆Continuemos este viaje juntos hacia la grandeza! Dra. Marcey Sorensen Superintendente de Escuelas
1 day ago, La Joya ISD
30 day update
30 day update
La Joya ISD Celebrates Texas Public Schools Week March 4 - March 8. Successfully Educating all Students!! Join Us for Open House! Middle Schools -Monday, March 4, 2024 @ 6:00PM - 7:30PM Elementary Schools - Wednesday, March 6, 2024 @ 6:00PM - 7:30PM High Schools -Thursday, March 7, 2024 @ 6:00PM - 7:30PM
5 days ago, La Joya ISD
La Joya ISD Celebrates Texas Public Schools Week  March 4 -  March 8.  Successfully Educating all Students!!
鈿狅笍DISTRICT UPDATE 鈿狅笍 La Joya聽ISD initiated a lockdown at 8:22 a.m. following a notification from the La Joya Police Department regarding an unauthorized presence on the premises of the La Joya ISD transportation building. Our Chief of Police immediately coordinated with the City of La Joya to identify any potential intruders and ensure the security of La Joya ISD campuses, including La Joya High School, Thelma Salinas STEM High School, Jimmy Carter Early College, CCC, Academic Health Science Profession, Hope, and La Joya ISD Central Office. Once all areas were confirmed secure, the lockdown was lifted at 8:50 a.m. We will continue to assure you that the safety and well-being of all La Joya ISD students and staff are of utmost importance to us. ****************** 鈿狅笍ACTUALIZACI脫N DEL DISTRITO 鈿狅笍 La Joya ISD inici贸 un cierre a las 8:22 a. m. luego de una notificaci贸n del Departamento de Polic铆a de La Joya sobre una presencia no autorizada en las instalaciones del edificio de transporte de La Joya ISD. Nuestro Jefe de Polic铆a coordin贸 de inmediato con la Ciudad de La Joya para identificar a posibles intrusos y garantizar la seguridad de los campus de La Joya ISD, incluidos La Joya High School, Thelma Salinas STEM High School, Jimmy Carter Early College, CCC, Academic Health Science Profession. , Hope y la Oficina Central de La Joya ISD. Una vez que se confirm贸 que todas las 谩reas eran seguras, el cierre se levant贸 a las 8:50 a. m. Queremos asegurarles que la seguridad y el bienestar de todos los estudiantes y el personal de La Joya ISD son de suma importancia para nosotros.
15 days ago, La Joya ISD
district update please see post
Our school hours will remain unaffected, maintaining our regular schedule. Please note that there might be bus delays due to additional stops, ensuring that students won't have to walk longer distances to reach a bus stop. Your child's convenience and safety remain our top priorities, Thank you. ****************** Nuestro horario escolar seguir谩 sin cambios, Tome en cuenta que puede haber retrasos en los autobuses debido a paradas adicionales, asegurando que los estudiantes no tengan que caminar distancias largas para llegar a una parada de autob煤s. La seguridad de su hijo/a sigue siendo nuestra m谩xima prioridad, gracias.
16 days ago, La Joya ISD
Weather Update see post for additional details
鈿狅笍DISTRICT UPDATE鈿狅笍: Important Notification: The cause of a gas odor emanating in the north western part of the county. ****************** 鈿狅笍ACTUALIZACI脫N DEL DISTRITO鈿狅笍 : Notificaci贸n importante: Ubicaci贸n y la causa de un olor a gas que emana en la parte noroeste del condado.
16 days ago, La Joya ISD
Hidalgo County emergency management officials have determined the location and the cause of a gas odor emanating in the north western part of the county.
Hidalgo County emergency management officials have determined the location and the cause of a gas odor emanating in the north western part of the county.
Los funcionarios de manejo de emergencias del condado de Hidalgo han determinado la ubicaci贸n y la causa de un olor a gas que emana en la parte noroeste del condado.
鈿狅笍DISTRICT UPDATE鈿狅笍: Important Notification: Gas Leak in Nearby Town ****************** 鈿狅笍ACTUALIZACI脫N DEL DISTRITO鈿狅笍 : Notificaci贸n importante: fuga de gas en ciudad cercana
16 days ago, La Joya ISD
馃摙 DISTRICT UPDATE:
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馃摙 DISTRICT UPDATE: Superintendent 90 Day Plan馃搮 As the new Superintendent of La Joya ISD, I firmly believe in the inalienable right of every child to access a world-class education that nurtures their academic, social, and emotional growth and allows them to unleash their fullest potential. This conviction drives my daily efforts and mirrors the passion and dedication that led me to this role. In La Joya ISD, we embody strength, commitment, and a relentless pursuit of excellence鈥攓ualities that drew me here and affirm my purpose in this community. My initial 90-day plan is just the beginning of our collaborative journey. It鈥檚 an opportunity for me to immerse myself in your hopes and dreams for our district. Together, we will ensure La Joya ISD remains the preferred choice for families, offering a safe and vibrant environment where every child excels. I am here to earn your trust and lead with integrity, championing our teachers and leaders as we strive towards unprecedented heights of success. - Dr. Marcey Sorensen, Superintendent ************************************** 馃摙 ACTUALIZACI脫N DEL DISTRITO: Plan de 90 d铆as del Superintendente 馃搮 Como la nueva Superintendente de La Joya ISD, creo firmemente en el derecho irrenunciable de cada ni帽o a tener acceso a una educaci贸n de clase mundial que nutra su crecimiento acad茅mico, social y emocional y les permita dar rienda suelta a su m谩ximo potencial. Esta convicci贸n impulsa mis esfuerzos diarios y refleja la pasi贸n y la dedicaci贸n que me llevaron a este papel. En La Joya ISD, encarnamos la fuerza, el compromiso y la b煤squeda incansable de la excelencia, cualidades que me atrajeron aqu铆 y afirman mi prop贸sito en esta comunidad. Mi plan inicial de 90 d铆as es s贸lo el comienzo de nuestro viaje de colaboraci贸n. Es una oportunidad para m铆 de involucrarme en sus esperanzas y sue帽os para nuestro distrito. Juntos, nos aseguraremos de que La Joya ISD siga siendo la opci贸n preferida para las familias, ofreciendo un ambiente seguro y vibrante donde cada ni帽o sobresalga. Estoy aqu铆 para ganarme su confianza y liderar con integridad, defendiendo a nuestros maestros y l铆deres mientras nos esforzamos por alcanzar niveles de 茅xito sin precedentes. - Dra. Marcey Sorensen, Superintendente
19 days ago, La Joya ISD
LJISD 90 Day Plan - See body of post for details
LJISD 90 Day Plan - See body of post for details
LJISD 90 Day Plan - See body of post for details
LJISD 90 Day Plan - See body of post for details
LJISD 90 Day Plan - See body of post for details
LJISD 90 Day Plan - See body of post for details
LJISD 90 Day Plan - See body of post for details
LJISD 90 Day Plan - See body of post for details
LJISD 90 Day Plan - See body of post for details
LJISD 90 Day Plan - See body of post for details
馃摙 DISTRICT UPDATE: Superintendent 90 Day Plan馃搮 As the new Superintendent of La Joya ISD, I firmly believe in the inalienable right of every child to access a world-class education that nurtures their academic, social, and emotional growth and allows them to unleash their fullest potential. This conviction drives my daily efforts and mirrors the passion and dedication that led me to this role. In La Joya ISD, we embody strength, commitment, and a relentless pursuit of excellence鈥攓ualities that drew me here and affirm my purpose in this community. My initial 90-day plan is just the beginning of our collaborative journey. It鈥檚 an opportunity for me to immerse myself in your hopes and dreams for our district. Together, we will ensure La Joya ISD remains the preferred choice for families, offering a safe and vibrant environment where every child excels. I am here to earn your trust and lead with integrity, championing our teachers and leaders as we strive towards unprecedented heights of success. - Dr. Marcey Sorensen, Superintendent ************************************** 馃摙 ACTUALIZACI脫N DEL DISTRITO: Plan de 90 d铆as del Superintendente 馃搮 Como la nueva Superintendente de La Joya ISD, creo firmemente en el derecho irrenunciable de cada ni帽o a tener acceso a una educaci贸n de clase mundial que nutra su crecimiento acad茅mico, social y emocional y les permita dar rienda suelta a su m谩ximo potencial. Esta convicci贸n impulsa mis esfuerzos diarios y refleja la pasi贸n y la dedicaci贸n que me llevaron a este papel. En La Joya ISD, encarnamos la fuerza, el compromiso y la b煤squeda incansable de la excelencia, cualidades que me atrajeron aqu铆 y afirman mi prop贸sito en esta comunidad. Mi plan inicial de 90 d铆as es s贸lo el comienzo de nuestro viaje de colaboraci贸n. Es una oportunidad para m铆 de involucrarme en sus esperanzas y sue帽os para nuestro distrito. Juntos, nos aseguraremos de que La Joya ISD siga siendo la opci贸n preferida para las familias, ofreciendo un ambiente seguro y vibrante donde cada ni帽o sobresalga. Estoy aqu铆 para ganarme su confianza y liderar con integridad, defendiendo a nuestros maestros y l铆deres mientras nos esforzamos por alcanzar niveles de 茅xito sin precedentes. - Dra. Marcey Sorensen, Superintendente
19 days ago, La Joya ISD
LJISD 90 Day Plan - See body of post for details
LJISD 90 Day Plan - See body of post for details
LJISD 90 Day Plan - See body of post for details
LJISD 90 Day Plan - See body of post for details
LJISD 90 Day Plan - See body of post for details
LJISD 90 Day Plan - See body of post for details
LJISD 90 Day Plan - See body of post for details
LJISD 90 Day Plan - See body of post for details
LJISD 90 Day Plan - See body of post for details
LJISD 90 Day Plan - See body of post for details
鈴 Friendly Reminder! NO CLASSES on Monday, February 12. We will be having an in-service day for staff. Classes will resume on Tuesday, February 13, 2024.
22 days ago, La Joya ISD
In-service Day
馃専鉁 It's National School Counseling Week! 馃専鉁 Here at La Joya ISD, we want to take a moment to express our heartfelt appreciation for each and every one of our incredible counselors. 馃挅 From guiding our students through academic challenges to providing invaluable support for their emotional well-being, our counselors truly go above and beyond every single day. 馃檶 Their dedication and compassion make a world of difference in the lives of our students and our entire school community. 馃帗馃挋 Let's take this week to celebrate and honor these amazing individuals who play such a vital role in shaping the future. Thank you for all that you do! 馃寛馃憦
25 days ago, La Joya ISD
馃専鉁 It's National School Counseling Week! 馃専鉁 Here at La Joya ISD, we want to take a moment to express our heartfelt appreciation for each and every one of our incredible counselors. 馃挅 From guiding our students through academic challenges to providing invaluable support for their emotional well-being, our counselors truly go above and beyond every single day. 馃檶 Their dedication and compassion make a world of difference in the lives of our students and our entire school community. 馃帗馃挋 Let's take this week to celebrate and honor these amazing individuals who play such a vital role in shaping the future. Thank you for all that you do! 馃寛馃憦
馃専鉁 It's National School Counseling Week! 馃専鉁 Here at La Joya ISD, we want to take a moment to express our heartfelt appreciation for each and every one of our incredible counselors. 馃挅 From guiding our students through academic challenges to providing invaluable support for their emotional well-being, our counselors truly go above and beyond every single day. 馃檶 Their dedication and compassion make a world of difference in the lives of our students and our entire school community. 馃帗馃挋 Let's take this week to celebrate and honor these amazing individuals who play such a vital role in shaping the future. Thank you for all that you do! 馃寛馃憦
25 days ago, La Joya ISD
馃専鉁 It's National School Counseling Week! 馃専鉁 Here at La Joya ISD, we want to take a moment to express our heartfelt appreciation for each and every one of our incredible counselors. 馃挅 From guiding our students through academic challenges to providing invaluable support for their emotional well-being, our counselors truly go above and beyond every single day. 馃檶 Their dedication and compassion make a world of difference in the lives of our students and our entire school community. 馃帗馃挋 Let's take this week to celebrate and honor these amazing individuals who play such a vital role in shaping the future. Thank you for all that you do! 馃寛馃憦
馃搮 REMINDER: 馃搯 Please check out the district calendar as it's been updated to reflect the following: 馃彨 Regular School Day on Friday, February 9, 2024 鉂 No school for students on Monday, February 12, 2024 (Staff Inservice Day) 馃懇鈥嶐煆 Staff will be at work on both Friday, February 9, 2024, and Monday, February 12, 2024.
25 days ago, La Joya ISD
馃搮 REMINDER: 馃搯  馃憖 Please check out the district calendar as it's been updated to reflect the following:  馃彨 School on Friday, February 9, 2024 鉂 No school for students on Monday, February 12, 2024 (Staff Inservice Day)  馃懇鈥嶐煆 Staff will be at work on both Friday, February 9, 2024, and Monday, February 12, 2024.  馃檹 Thank you! 馃檹
DISTRICT UPDATE Letter from Dr. Marcey Sorensen, New Superintendent of Schools, La Joya ISD ************************************** ACTUALIZACI脫N DEL DISTRITO Carta de la Dra. Marcey Sorensen, Nueva Superintendente de Escuelas, La Joya ISD
about 1 month ago, La Joya ISD
 DISTRICT UPDATE
 DISTRICT UPDATE
February is CTE Month!! Career & Technical Education (CTE) provides students with the academic and technical skills, knowledge, and training necessary to succeed in future careers.
about 1 month ago, La Joya ISD
February is CTE Month!!
馃洃 January is Human Trafficking Prevention Month. La Joya ISD unites against this heinous crime, raise awareness, and stand up for the rights of every individual. 馃挋 Together, we can make a difference and bring an end to human trafficking.
about 1 month ago, La Joya ISD
馃洃 January is Human Trafficking Prevention Month. La Joya ISD  unites against this heinous crime, raise awareness, and stand up for the rights of every individual. 馃挋 Together, we can make a difference and bring an end to human trafficking.
馃摚 La Joya ISD, answer the call and unite with us in embracing the 2024 It鈥檚 Time Texas Community Challenge! 馃専 The Challenge is in full swing, running until March 3, 2024. 馃挭馃徏馃弸馃徏鈥嶁檪锔 Let's collaborate to enhance our community's health, one point at a time. Don't hesitate, register today and be part of the transformation! 馃弮鈥嶁檧锔忦煂
about 1 month ago, La Joya ISD
馃摚 La Joya ISD, answer the call and unite with us in embracing the 2024 It鈥檚 Time Texas Community Challenge! 馃専 The Challenge is in full swing, running until March 3, 2024. 馃挭馃徏馃弸馃徏鈥嶁檪锔 Let's collaborate to enhance our community's health, one point at a time. Don't hesitate, register today and be part of the transformation! 馃弮鈥嶁檧锔忦煂
January 16, 2024 鈿狅笍Weather Update 鈿狅笍 / 鈿狅笍 Actualizaci贸n del Clima 鈿狅笍
about 2 months ago, La Joya ISD
January 16, 2024 鈿狅笍Weather Update 鈿狅笍 Actualizaci贸n del Clima 鈿狅笍
January 16, 2024 鈿狅笍Weather Update 鈿狅笍 Actualizaci贸n del Clima 鈿狅笍
January 15, 2024 鈿狅笍Weather Update 鈿狅笍 / 鈿狅笍 Actualizaci贸n del Clima 鈿狅笍
about 2 months ago, La Joya ISD
January 15, 2024 鈿狅笍Weather Update 鈿狅笍 / 鈿狅笍 Actualizaci贸n del Clima 鈿狅笍
January 15, 2024 鈿狅笍Weather Update 鈿狅笍 / 鈿狅笍 Actualizaci贸n del Clima 鈿狅笍
鈿狅笍Weather Update 鈿狅笍 / 鈿狅笍 Actualizaci贸n del Clima 鈿狅笍
about 2 months ago, La Joya ISD
Dear La Joya ISD Family,   	Due to upcoming inclement weather conditions and in consideration for the safety of our school community, La Joya ISD will have a regular day on Monday, January 15, 2024 and delayed starts on Tuesday, January 16 & Wednesday, January 17, 2024. Parents can drop-off students at the time they usually do. All staff will report at their regular time. Instructional time and bus pickup time for those days will be as follows:  Schedule for Tuesday, January 16 & Wednesday, January 17, 2024 	                  Bus Pickup Time				                  Instructional Start Time	 Elementary:       9:00AM	Elementary:       10:00AM Middle School:  9:45AM	Middle School:  10:45AM High School:      10:15AM	High School:     11:00AM  	 All outdoor Athletic competitions and practices will be canceled for Tuesday, January 16 & Wednesday January 17, 2024. These outdoor activities will resume on Thursday, January 18, 2024. All indoor Athletic Events will proceed as scheduled. Tutoring and ACE afterschool programs will be canceled for those days as well.  We will diligently monitor weather conditions over the next 48 hours to determine the appropriate timing for the resumption of normal operations at La Joya ISD. Kindly refer to our official social media channels, @lajoyaisd, and our district website, www.lajoyaisd.com, for the latest updates. We express our gratitude for your continued support as we strive to maintain the highest standards in providing a secure and conducive learning and working environment for our students and staff.
Debido a las pr贸ximas condiciones clim谩ticas adversas y considerando la seguridad de nuestra comunidad escolar, La Joya ISD tendr谩 un d铆a regular el lunes 15 de enero del 2024, y comenzar谩 en un horario m谩s tarde el martes 16 de enero y mi茅rcoles 17 de enero del 2024. Los padres pueden dejar a los estudiantes a la hora habitual. Todo el personal se presentar谩 a su hora regular. El horario de clases y la recogida de autobuses para esos d铆as ser谩n los siguientes: Horario para el martes 16 de enero y mi茅rcoles 17 de enero del 2024 	Hora de recogida de autobuses			Hora de inicio de instrucci贸n                   Primaria:           9:00AM	Primaria:          10:00AM                   Secundaria:       9:45AM	                Secundaria:      10:45AM                   Preparatoria:    10:15AM	Preparatoria:   11:00AM  Todas las competiciones y pr谩cticas deportivas al aire libre se cancelar谩n para el martes 16 de enero y el mi茅rcoles 17 de enero del 2024. Estas actividades al aire libre se reanudar谩n el jueves 18 de enero del 2024. Todos los eventos deportivos bajo techo continuar谩n seg煤n lo programado. Las tutor铆as y los programas extracurriculares de ACE tambi茅n se cancelar谩n esos d铆as. Continuaremos monitoreando diligentemente las condiciones meteorol贸gicas durante las pr贸ximas 48 horas para determinar el momento adecuado para la reanudaci贸n de las operaciones normales en La Joya ISD. Por favor, consulte nuestros canales oficiales de redes sociales, @lajoyaisd, y nuestro sitio web del distrito, www.lajoyaisd.com, para obtener las 煤ltimas actualizaciones.
鈿狅笍Weather Update 鈿狅笍 La Joya ISD is closely monitoring the approaching cold weather conditions scheduled for next week. We will make decisions about a school delay or closure, as we gather additional information. Classes are to continue as scheduled until further notice. Please continue to monitor the La Joya ISD district website www.lajoyaisd.com, our La Joya ISD social media outlets with the handle @lajoyaisd, and the local news outlets for changes to our normal district operation schedule. **************************** 鈿狅笍 Actualizaci贸n del Clima 鈿狅笍 La Joya ISD est谩 monitoreando de cerca las condiciones de fr铆o que se esperan para la pr贸xima semana. Tomaremos decisiones sobre un posible retraso o cierre escolar a medida que recopilemos informaci贸n adicional. Las clases continuar谩n seg煤n lo programado hasta nuevo aviso. Por favor, siga monitoreando el sitio web del distrito La Joya ISD www.lajoyaisd.com, nuestras redes sociales de La Joya ISD con el usuario @lajoyaisd y los medios de comunicaci贸n locales para conocer cambios en nuestro horario operativo normal del distrito.
about 2 months ago, La Joya ISD
La Joya ISD is closely monitoring the approaching cold weather conditions scheduled for next week. We will make decisions about a school delay or closure, as we gather additional information. Classes are to continue as scheduled until further notice. Please continue to monitor the La Joya ISD district website www.lajoyaisd.com, our La Joya ISD social media outlets with the handle @lajoyaisd, and the local news outlets for changes to our normal district operation schedule.