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Pleasanton NHS new inductees

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On Wednesday, December 5, Pleasanton National Honor Society inducted nine new members. NHS picks students who best represent the four pillars: leadership, scholarship, character and service. Pictured above, left to right: Advisor, Mrs. Leonhardt; Secretary, Felicia Patel; President, Sydney Sykes; Inductees: Celia Alvarez, Matthew White, James Barcomb, Keith Cordova, Garrett Lopez, Trisha West, Skylar Schimelpfening; Treasurer, Zorayda Martinez; Vice President, […]

Charlotte FFA competes at livestock show

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At left, Charlotte junior, Elijah Reyna (middle) has his broiler judged at the 2019 ACLS.   Gabriella Ruiz Intern It’s that time of the year for the 2019 Atascosa County Stock Show. Charlotte’s FFA has the opportunity to go against other schools to show off their animals and mechanical projects. For the third year in a row, junior Joshua Reyna […]

Jeff Yalden speaks about mental health at JISD

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Contributed Photo | Jourdanton ISD Motivational teen speaker, Jeff Yalden, speaks to the Jourdanton High School students and staff about the importance of mental health.          Jessie Puckett Intern “The hardest person to get to know is yourself.” – Jeff Yalden.  On Thursday, Nov. 15, Jourdanton ISD welcomed Jeff Yalden to the campus to speak to the […]

PISD students participate in legislative session

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Contributed Photo From left to right, standing, PJ Sonnen, Paige Hubert, Kate McNeill, Shelby Henson, Matthew Garcia, Delanee Olivarri, Lauren Dowdy, Texas State Representative Ryan Guillen, Isaac Garcia, April Findley, Blake Moos, Kamrie Brill and Madeleine Guajardo; sitting, Gabriella Diaz, Felicia Patel and Zorayda Martinez. These Pleasanton High School students participated in the Student Legislative Session held in Austin on […]

McMullen County “Rowdy Cowhands”

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Jessie Puckett Pleasanton Express Intern “Let’s go Cowboys!” yell the Rowdy Cowhands of McMullen ISD. For the past four years, McMullen County ISD has had the Rowdy Cowhands organization for students in the third through sixth grades. By joining, kids get into basketball games for free and come together to cheer on the team. They can be seen in the […]

Charlotte Trojans power through season

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Gabriella Ruiz Pleasanton Express Intern Charlotte has had several up and downs over the years in their football program. This 2018 season, though, Charlotte has spirit like no other. At every home or away game, the stands are all filled with Trojan fans supporting their boys. No matter the outcome, they are always cheering them on to victory. New head […]

Mighty Trojan Mascot

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GABRIELLA RUIZ INTERN What’s a football team without their cheerleaders and their mighty mascot?  Three years and still going,16 year old Amadeus Guerrero is leading Charlotte with spirit and getting everyone pumped up for Friday night football games. In his freshmen year, he started out as a bit nervous, and now, in his junior year, his confidence has grown.  If […]

Eagle band does well at pre-contest, competes Saturday in Hondo

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This year the Pleasanton Might Eagle Marching Band is composed of 128 members and three band directors, including new head band director, Eduardo Solis; band director, Sarah Yarnell and new band director, Michael Casas. Drum Majors this year are senior, Samantha Gonzales; junior, Robert Rutherford and senior, Zoe Castillo. The band has worked hard through the summer and the school […]

Jourdanton band readies for Hondo competition with pre-contest

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The Jourdanton Mighty Indian Band has been hard at work preparing for their upcoming UIL Marching Contest in Hondo this Saturday, Oct. 13. On Sept. 29, the band took second place in the AAA Division at the Hill Country Marching Festival along with the Best Percussion and Best Drum Major awards. This past weekend, the they took first place overall […]

Trojan band rises to the challenge, plans to advance at contest

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Drum roll please! The Charlotte High School Mighty Trojan Band is “rising” to the challenge of preparing for their UIL Region Marching Contest on Saturday, Oct. 13 in Hondo. Since Aug. 1, the members of the band have been working nonstop for their goal to push past the limits. Charlotte band director, Anthony Castillo, addressed, “They have been diligent and […]


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