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Castle Hills students recognized at August Board Meeting

On August 12, 2013, the North East ISD Board of Trustees me during its regular monthly meeting and recognized two outstanding students, Daniella Johnson and Guillian Paguila, from Castle Hills Elementary School.

Daniella and Guillian

Daniella Johnson (left) and Guillian Paguila (right) are congratulated by Castle Hills Principal Betsy Asheim and Superintendent of Schools Dr. Brian G. Gottardy.

Invocation and Pledge

Castle Hills fifth grader Daniella Johnson delivered the invocation for the evening with a recitation of a poem entitled, “Just One,” by unknown. Daniella was joined by her parents Virginia Romero and Kevin Johnson. Daniella manages to keep herself busy at Castle Hills as a patrol and member of the news team. Her day isn’t done when the bell rings as she also plays soccer and is on a swim team outside of school.

Guillian Paguila, Castle Hills fifth grader, delivered the pledge for the evening. Guillian was joined by his parents Marlon and Mary Jane Paguila at the board meeting. Guillian works hard at being a North East ISD 360 student, serving as a patrol, performing as “the Fox” in the Big Band Musical school play, playing soccer after school.

CPR in Schools

Rachel Naylor accepts award.

Rachel Naylor, director of PE/Health/Athletics accepted an award from the American Heart Association at the August board meeting. AHA representatives highlighted her "MVP" work ethic during their campaign to promote CPR training in our communities.

Reagan JROTC Academic Team

Ronald Reagan JROTC Academic Team

The Reagan High School JROTC Academic Team was recognized by Colonel (Ret) Robert Henson, Director of Army Instruction, for their recent success at the 2013 Army JROTC Leadership and Academic Bowl. The strong group captured third place in the 2013 Army JROTC Academic Championship.

Johnson JROTC School Leadership Team

Johnson JROTC School Leadership Team

On Saturday, June 22, some of America’s best high school students met at the campus of George Mason University in Washington, D.C. to compete in the annual Junior Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (JROTC) Leadership and Academic Bowl (JLAB). Competing against the nation’s top 252 Army JROTC cadets didn’t keep the four Johnson High School cadets from winning their five rounds of national competition and walking away with the national championship. The group was honored by Colonel (Ret) Robert Henson, Director of Army Instruction at the August board meeting.

Posted on August 13, 2013