The Port St. Lucie High School Jaguar Battalion Strikes Again

The Port Saint Lucie High School Jaguar Battalion Drill Team competed in Santaluces High School Drill Competition against six other schools on January 19th. The competition consisted of Armed Squad, Unarmed Squad, male individual Exhibition, female Individual Exhibition, Let one squad, Male/Mixed dual exhibition, and Color Guard.  The Jaguars did incredibly well in their first competition of the season. Male Unarmed Squad earned 2nd place, Male Armed Squad achieved 3rd place, Male/Mixed dual exhibition took 1st place and Male individual Exhibition placed 2nd. Female unarmed earned 2nd, Female Armed took 1st place, Female individual Exhibition took 1st place, Female color … Read More

Jaguars Claim Victory Once Again in Dwyer

On Saturday, February 3rd, the Jaguar Battalion traveled to Dwyer High School. Our Female and Male Teams competed in an Unarmed/Armed Squad, Color Guard, and Exhibition duo/solo. PSL ended up placing 2nd in Female Armed Squad, 1st  in Female Unarmed Squad, 2nd in Female duo exhibition, 1st in female Color Guard, and 1st in solo exhibition. The males place 2nd in Male unarmed squad, 2nd in male armed squad, 2nd in male duo exhibition, and 1st in male Color Guard. The Jaguar Battalion finished 1st once again and is looking forward to next week’s competition at Jupiter High School on … Read More

JROTC Jaguar Cadets Compete at Area 3 Air Rifle Meet

On Friday, December 19th, 2023, the Port St. Lucie High School Army JROTC Jaguar Battalion’s Marksmanship Team competed at Santaluces High School for the Area 3 Air Rifle Match.  Our cadets: First Lieutenant Yurem Garcia, Private First class Briannna Locklar, Corporal James White, and Private Kohl Aguilar competed against twelve other schools from three counties and overall placed 4th. Sadly, since the marksmanship team won’t be competing in the states rifle meet, the marksmanship season is over till next year. Thank you to our marksmen and our supportive parents.

JROTC Jaguars Sponsor the Holiday Toy Drive Fundraiser

Every year, the Port Saint Lucie JROTC program has the privilege to work with Guardians for New Futures and Communities Connected for Kids, to collect toys for kids during the holiday season. Port Saint Lucie High School staff and JROTC cadets sponsored 20 kids to make sure they have a memorable holiday season. Thanks to the efforts of our teachers, staff, and booster club parents, we were able to collect 60 gifts this year.

JROTC Males Raider Team Competes at States

The Port St. Lucie High School Army JROTC Jaguar Battalions Male Team attended the States Raider meet at Hudson High School on December 2nd. The Raider competition consisted of 5 events: a 3-mile run, 1.25 -mile litter carry, Kettle bell carry, an obstacle course as well as constructing and crossing a rope bridge. The Jaguar Battalion Males brought home a 3rd place trophy in rope bridge and placed 5th overall in the state. In the end, the Male team had a great time participating in such an honorable event such as states. Lastly, congratulations Males for such an amazing raider season. 

JROTC Jaguars Beach Clean-Up

On Saturday, November 18th, 29 cadets from the Port St. Lucie High School JROTC Battalion hosted a beach cleanup at Dollman Beach, which consisted of the cadets being split into 2 teams such as parking and beach team. In the end, the cadets were able to pick up over 200 pounds of garbage and had a great time cleaning up the beach. 

PSLHS JROTC Jaguars Help Prepare Meals with Big Heart Brigade

Over Thanksgiving break, Cadets from the Port Saint Lucie High School Jaguar Battalion partnered with the Big Heart Brigade and prepared thousands of pounds of food for Thanksgiving Day. Our Cadets worked 2-hour shifts where they prepared food 3 days prior to Thanksgiving, then packaged food during a 3-hour shift on Thanksgiving morning. The cadets had a great time helping the community with such a meaningful event.

Jaguar Battalions Second Blood Drive

On Tuesday, November 14, the Port Saint Lucie High School Jaguar Battalion conducted our second Blood Drive of the year. With the help of our Cadets, we were given an opportunity to help serve the people of Port Saint Lucie. Thanks to our Cadets, members of One Blood, and teachers here at Port Saint Lucie High School, we were able to get enough blood to save over 150+ lives. Also special thanks to our principal Ms. Nicole Telese and other teachers who donated.

PSLHS Jaguars Prepare Future Southport Cadets

On Monday and Tuesday, November 6th –7th, selected cadets from the Port St. Lucie High School Army JROTC Jaguar Battalion’s Raider Team went to Southport Middle School. Sixteen Cadets: Cadet Major Gabriela Gomez, Cadet Captain Nalani Vialva, Cadet sergeant Debbie Jean, Cadet Lieutenant Michael Coccaro, Cadet Sergeant Karol Albarran , Cadet Major Joshua Locklar, Cadet Seargent Sariely Yanez, Cadet Seargent Rebecca Guison, Command Seargent Major Isaac Mendez, Cadet Second Lieutenant Eathan Clayton, Cadet First Seargent Zion Kennedy, Cadet Captain Jeremiah Davis, Cadet Captain Miley Gittin, Cadet Second Lieutenant Jacob Bunker, Cadet First Lieutenant Ryan Lewis, and Cadet Captain Jayda Whiteman. … Read More

Jaguars Pay Respect to Veterans.

On Saturday, November 11th, all cadets from the Port St. Lucie High School Jaguar Battalion participated in the Veterans Day ceremony at Veterans Memorial Park to honor veterans who have served and continue to serve our country. Everyone was gathered at 1030hrs (10:30 AM) in formation as they spoke about the history and importance of Veterans Day. The cadets were honored to pay respect to our veterans.

Port St Lucie HS Male team Qualifies for States

The Port St. Lucie High School Army JROTC Jaguar Battalion hosted the Area 3 Raider Meet on November 4th. The Jaguar Raider Cadets were amongst 12 schools from across the state of Florida competing. The raider competition consisted of 5 events: a 2.5 -mile team run, 1-mile litter carry, Kettle Bell, tire flip, and constructing and crossing a rope bridge. The Jaguar Battalion Mixed team finished 3rd overall, Female team finished 2nd, Male team yet again finished 1st place overall and will be representing PSLHS at states at the university of south Florida on December 2nd! In the end, the cadets who helped … Read More

Port St. Lucie HS Male Team Clears the Board with 1st in All Events.

The Port St. Lucie High School Army JROTC Jaguar Battalion competed at the Fort Peirce Central Raider Meet at Fort Peirce Central High School on October 28th. The Jaguar Raider Cadets were among 11 schools from across the state of Florida competing. The raider competition consisted of 5 events: a 2.3-mile team run, 1-mile litter carry, Humvee push, tire flip, and constructing and crossing a rope bridge. The Jaguar Battalion Mixed team finished 4th overall, the Female team finished 2nd, and the Male team dominated the competition with 1st place overall in all 5 events. All three teams will be competing … Read More

PSLHS Jaguar Battalion Supporting Veterans Campaign

On Sunday, October 22nd , the Port St. Lucie High School JROTC Jaguar Battalion conducted a Color Guard for the Professional Golfers Association at their golf course in St. Lucie West. Our cadets opened the ceremony with the national anthem sung by Dave Bray. The event was the 15th Annual Liberty Mutual Invitational Benefiting Caddy For a Cure. Commanding the Color Guard was National Flag Bearer Cadet Lieutenant Michael Coccaro accompanied by Cadet Second Lieutenant Eathan Clayton as the State Flag Bearer, Cadet Captain Jeremiah Davis as Right Guard, and Cadet Master Sergeant Olivia Hunnell as the Left Guard. 

Port St. Lucie HS JROTC Raiders Team Captures 1st Again

The Port St. Lucie High School Army JROTC Jaguar Battalion competed at the Jupiter Raider Meet at Jupiter High School on October 14th. Port St. Lucie HS was amongst 11 schools from across the state of Florida competing. The raider competition consisted of 5 events: a 3-mile team run, 1-mile litter carry, 35-pound kettlebell carry, tire flip, and constructing and crossing a rope bridge. The Jaguar Battalion Mixed team finished 3rd overall, Female team finished 3rd, Male team captured 1st place overall. All three teams will be competing in the Fort Pierce Central Raider Meet on October 28th at Fort Pierce Central … Read More

The Jaguar Battalion’s Homecoming Color Guard

On October 13th, 2023 the Port Saint Lucie High School Jaguar Battalion presented the Colors at the Homecoming football game against Okeechobee High School. Commanding the Color Guard was National Flag Bearer, Cadet Commander Sergeant Major Isaac Mendez accompanied by Cadet Sergeant Sherkeysia Johnson as State Flag Bearer, Cadet Captain Tamiya Ferguson as Right Guard, and Cadet Sergeant Rebecca Guison as Left Guard.  

Port St. Lucie HS First Raider Meet of the Season

The Port St. Lucie High School Army JROTC Jaguar Battalion attended the First Raider Meet of the season at South Fork High School on October 7th. The raider competition consisted of 5 events: a 2.8-mile team run, 1-mile litter carry, 35-pound kettlebell carry, tire flip, and constructing and crossing a rope bridge. The Jaguar Battalion Mixed team finished 4th overall, Female team finished 2nd, Male team captured 1st place overall. All three teams will be competing in the Jupiter raider meet on October 14th at Jupiter High School. 

POW/MIA Ceremony

On Friday, September 15th, the Port Saint Lucie Jaguar Battalion attended the POW/MIA Ceremony at the Veterans Memorial Park to honor prisoners of war and those missing in action. Cadets were given a candle to light while guest speaker Retired Lieutenant Colonel of the Army Bobbie Williams spoke about the powerful sacrifice from the POW/MIA’s. Cadets were also able to witness the unveiling of the POW/MIA chair which symbolizes those who have not returned. It was a great success for all of the cadets that attended. 

Jaguar Battalions First Blood Drive 2023-2024

On Tuesday, September 12, The Port Saint Lucie High School Jaguar Battalion conducted our first Blood Drive of the year. With the help of our Cadets, we were given an opportunity to help serve the people of Port Saint Lucie. Thanks to our Cadets, members of One Blood and teachers here at Port Saint Lucie High School, we were able to get enough blood to save over 200+ lives.

PSLHS JROTC Visits Navy Seal Museum

On September 6th, 2023, the Port Saint Lucie High School Jaguar Battalion staff toured the National Navy UDT-SEAL Museum located in Fort Pierce where all cadets took part in a multi-staged obstacle course and rappelled off a 40ft platform. Lastly, all cadets toured the inside of the museum to view the exhibit of the Cold War and World War II gallery where cadets saw real replicas of the equipment used in action on the battlefield. Overall, this experience was a great success.