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18th Annual Red Ribbon Poster Contest


Each La Joya ISD elementary school will provide one entry if they wish to participate. If it encouraged that each school hold a poster contest within the school. A school committee should set up to judge the posters and select that one they want to represent the school. All entries are to be turned in on or before Wednesday October 23, 2019 before 5:00 pm, at the La Joya ISD Police Department. A committee of judges will select 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners. Winners will receive trophies and a bicycle. A plaque will also be awarded to the school for the student who provides the 1st place-willing poster. The three winning posters will be displayed in the lobby of the La Joya ISD Administration building during Red Ribbon Week. (All posters will be returned after the contest is over).

Presentation of the trophies and bicycles of the three (3) children and their parents will be Friday November 1st, 2019 at the Palmview School Lobos VS. Mission Veterans football game. The plaque will also be presented at this time to the school principal.

Poster Contest Rules:

1. One entry per school

2. Standard size Poster Board

3. Only individual work by the student

4. For child's safety, no glass or sharp objects on the poster board

5. Be creative. Use glue, crayons, glitter, paint, markers, etc.

6. In a sealed envelope, write the child's name, age and school he/she is representing

7. Attach the sealed envelope to the back of the poster.


For information contact La Joya ISD Investigator J. Gonzalez #332 at 956-323-2040






Here Are The Winners! Congratulations!









La Joya ISD Campus Crime Stoppers Scholarship Program

The La Joya ISD Campus Crime Stoppers will be awarding six graduating seniors from La Joya ISD college scholarships. Graduating seniors interested in applying for a scholarship can apply at their high school counseling department and fill out an application or pick up an application at our La Joya ISD Police Department. 

Deadline to submit an application is Friday April 26, 2019. Those interested must meet the following criteria:

To qualify or be considered for a La Joya ISD Campus Crime Stoppers scholarship, applicants must provide the following:


  • List three (3) non-relative individuals who could make a letter of recommendation on your behalf. Include their name, address, phone number, and profession.
  • A copy of your high school transcript and ACT / SAT scores.
  • A description of your community service involvement or your school extracurricular involvement.   
  • What college, university or technical school do you plan to attend?
  • Have you ever been convicted of a criminal offense? If so, Explain.
  • On a separate page, write an essay describing how the La Joya ISD Campus Crime Stopper Program has helped keep your school safe?
For more information contact our office at 956-323-2040

Christian Montoya (Juarez Lincoln High School $250 Scholarship)

Leah Gallegos (Juarez Lincoln High School $250 Scholarship)

Jorge Luis Mendiola (Palmview High School $250 Scholarship)

Stephanie Montoya (La Joya High School $250 Scholarship)

Allison Osornio (La Joya Early College High School & Student Board Member $1,000 Scholarship)

Adriana Morales (Thelma Salinas STEM Early College High School & Student Board Member $1,000 Scholarship)








The 24th Annual Texas Crime Stoppers Conference 

February 6-8, 2019

The La Joya ISD Campus Crime Stoppers hosted the 24th Annual Texas Crime Stoppers Conference in McAllen Texas was a HUGE success! Thank you for all those who participated and attended from across the great state of Texas!

Special Thanks To Our Partners & Sponsors:

La Joya ISD Superintendent, Dr. Alda T. Benavides

La Joya ISD Board of Trustees

La Joya ISD Police Department Chief Raul Gonzalez

La Joya ISD Risk Management Department

La Joya ISD Transportation Department

La Joya ISD Sports & Learning Department

La Joya ISD Fine Arts Department

La Joya ISD KLJS TV Station

La Joya ISD Public Information Department

La Joya ISD Technology Department

La Joya Little Lions Club

La Joya ISD Print Shop

Hidalgo County Sheriff's Office

Hidalgo County District Attorney's Office

Palmview Crime Stoppers

H-E-B Plus Mission 

Jesse D. Garcia of JessCe's T's

Edinburg Police Department

Penitas Police

San Juan Police Department

Little Caesars Palmview TX