Pleasanton Public School is a Class D school located 20 miles north of Kearney. The Pleasanton patrons generously passed a school bond in 2013 giving the community and students a beautiful new school.
Through cooperation of students, staff, family and community our mission is to offer everyone educational opportunities to excel and become responsible citizens in an ever-changing world.
VETERAN’S DAY PROGRAM AT PLEASANTON PUBLIC SCHOOLS
A Veteran’s Day Program was held at Pleasanton Public Schools on Friday, November 10th. Veteran’s and their families were invited for a cookie and coffee reception at 9:30 in the Commons followed by a program in the gymnasium at 10:00. Lori Wilkins, the school food service manager prepared the reception menu.
The program was organized by Mr. Casey Loomis, Social Studies teacher as well as veteran of the Gulf Wars. Mr. Loomis continues to serve in the Army National Guard. Ms. Kelley Jordan, the Music teacher at Pleasanton, orchestrated two musical pieces for the program, one featured the Junior/Senior High Choir and the other showcased the 3rd – 6th grade students. Introductory remarks were given by Tierney Bruns, Payden Tracy, & Marinna Zwiener. Senior Taylor Lebsock, sang the National Anthem after the colors were posted by VFW post 9481.
Juniors Jayden Westland and Emily Zimmer presented a brief history of Veteran’s Day and the 8th grade class presented a flag folding ceremony that explained the meaning behind each of the 13 folds of the American flag (pictured below).
Clay Darby, 2016 Pleasanton graduate, presented a flag made out of shotgun shells to VFW Post 9481 in honor of his grandfather, Richard Darby who was in the Air Force. And Junior Tyler Pawloski led everyone in a moment of silence in remembrance of our fallen service members.
The program was well attended by local Veteran’s, community members and the students and staff of Pleasanton Public Schools.
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