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Booster Club
  • The JROTC is looking for parent volunteers to be a part of the JROTC Booster Club.  Please contact one of the instructors if you are interested.  The boosters assist the program with fundraisers and support the Eagle Battalion at drill competitions, parades and proactively assist with the planning of the annual Military Ball!
  • If interested, please contact COL Wynder at [email protected]

Pleasanton High School Earns Honor Unit with Distinction Designation
During JROTC Program of Accreditation (JPA)

 

The Pleasanton High School JROTC Eagle Battalion  was awarded the Honor Unit with Distinction  on 5 February 2021for an exemplary performance during their Tri-annual JROTC Program of Accreditation (JPA).  The JPA inspection was conducted by 5th ROTC Brigade, headquartered at Fort Sam Houston, Texas.

All cadets in the JROTC Program, which includes students from Pleasanton, Jourdanton and Poteet High School spent the last several months preparing for the JPA with numerous internal competitions and events to help achieve a battalion-wide goal of excellence.  All cadets prepared a portfolio that captures numerous examples of lessons learned in JROTC, personal goals, academic resumes, and accomplishments that will remain with them throughout their entire JROTC experience.  Because of the COVID-19 Pandemic, the traditional face to face JPA was modified, however events such as a battalion internal drill and ceremony challenge, uniform inspection competition, daily cadet staff collaboration and Cadet Portfolio development ensured 100% of the cadets had a hand in the overall success of the battalion during the JPA. 

The Eagle Battalion’s score of 96.9% is the best in the history of the school.  Eagle Battalion cadets will proudly wear the gold star for the next 3 years to display the sense of pride and accomplishment from attaining the Honor Unit with Distinction designation.

 
PLEASANTON, TX – On December 17, 2021, the Pleasanton High School JROTC Eagle Battalion participated in Wreaths Across America at the Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery, which has 160,000 gravesites. Annually, Wreaths Across America invites hundreds of participants nationwide to lay wreaths on the gravesites of service members to honor their service. Twenty-three Eagle Battalion cadets had the honor of laying hundreds to pay respects to the fallen by laying wreaths with dignity and respect. Cadets read the individual's name, branch of service, military awards and their dates of life aloud as an outward expression to pay tribute to each service member for their service. Six of our cadets had the added honor of laying wreaths at the headstones of Medal of Honor Awardees and former Prisoners of War. This was Pleasanton High School JROTC’s third year supporting Wreaths Across America and this tremendous experience continues to be one of the top highlights of the school year for our cadets.
Congratulations to the Eagle Battalion 🦅 Co-Ed Raider Team for placing 1st Place Overall on 4 December 2021 at the NEISD US Open JROTC Raider Meet!   Events results were as follows:
 
Obstacle Course: 1st
Physical Training Test: 2nd
Team 5K Run: 1st
Rope Bridge: 1st
Cross Country Rescue: 1st
Congratulations to our JROTC Co-Ed Physical Fitness Team for taking 2nd Place in the “Mixed Explorer” Category of the NEISD Raider Competition.  The team completed a 5 hour - 5 event competition that included 3 obstacle courses, a rope bridge challenge and a group 5K run.  Job well done to the following cadets:  Aries Uhl, Simon Karsky, Annie Araiza, Valdemar Herrera, Kenneth Alegria, Alyssa Castelar, Jordan Seguin, Jealousy Oliva, Jasmeen Diop, and Jayden Herrera.  
Congratulations Cadet MAJ Jaimie Garza on your selection for a National Army ROTC Scholarship!
The Award Winning Eagle Battalion PT Teams!