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Teams

JROTC Teams/Sports: Cadet leaders earn the opportunity to have a role in leading and directing the following JROTC teams under the supervision of the two  Army Instructors. Cadets also have the opportunity to earn a Pleasanton High School Varsity Letter after meeting school approved participation criteria.


  1. Academic Team (JLAB): The team consists of four primary and two alternates, There are two qualifying rounds, answering questions from the JROTC curriculum, SAT/ACT type questions, and current events, level II winners go to Washington DC, in June to compete against 23 other qualifying JROTC teams, Team practices will vary before and after school and esquire independent study and may include some Saturdays. 
  2. Color Guard/Honor Guard: Open to all cadets and can be all male, female or mixed teams, the team competes throughout the school year at drill and skills meets and presents the Nations Colours at school and community events, Team practices varies but usually are held Monday through Thursday afternoons after school at 16:05 to 17:00
  3. Drill team: There are two teams, Armed Drill Team and Unarmed drill team. Both teams are NOT gender specific- they are encouraged to be co-ed. Practices are usually held Monday through Thursday at 16:05 to 17:30
  4. Leadership Team (JLAB): The team consists of four primary and two alternates. There are two qualifying rounds answering questions from the JROTC curriculum, the George C. Marshall Principles of Leadership. Citizenship in American History and Government, and current events. Level II winners go to Washington DC in June to compete against 39 other qualifying JROTC teams. Team practice times are similar to the Academic Team.
  5. Orienteering Team: Open to all cadets; cadets will apply their land navigation and orienteering skills learned in class to compare at least twice in the school year.All members are highly encouraged to attend voluntary physical training.
  6. Physical Fitness Team: Cadets compete throughout the school year at drill and skills meets. Prior to every competition, a physical fitness qualifier is held to ensure that the most physically fit cadets will compete.
  7. Sabre Guard: Open to all cadets; a ceremonial team used at special occasions throughout the school year. Cadets learn how to properly handle a saber. Practices vary prior to events. Events include Homecoming game, Homecoming dance, Military ball, and other events