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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 […]

Pleasanton Primary Round-Up in August

Pleasanton Primary Pre- K, kindergarten and first grade registration for students new to the district will be Monday and Friday, Aug. 3 and 6. Times will be from 9 a.m. to 12 noon and 1 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Pre-Kindergarten: Student must be 4 years of age on or before September 1, 2018 and meet one of the following criteria: […]

JISD new student registration on July 25-26

Jourdanton ISD will be holding new student registration at each of their campus offices on July 25-26 from 8:30 a.m.- 12 noon and 1- 3:30 p.m. This will be only for those students who are new to the district and were not enrolled in Jourdanton ISD on the last day of school. The items that you will need to bring […]


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