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District students recognized veterans in a variety of activities


Denton ISD will honor veterans with its traditional Veterans Day programs Friday, Nov. 11, at each of its high schools. In addition, several other schools throughout the district will be hosting events before or on Veterans Day. If your school is not listed, please check with the campus directly.

The high school activities include:


Braswell High
AFJROTC and the Student Council are co-hosting a breakfast served at 7:30 a.m. to be followed by a ceremony at 8:15 a.m. in the hallway near the auditorium.
For more information contact V/R SMSgt Draper at

 Denton High

AFJROTC will begin with a formal flag raising ceremony at 8:15 a.m. followed by breakfast at 8:30 a.m. in Room 106 for all veterans and guests.

A formal program hosted by the National Honor Society starts at 9 a.m. Students in orchestra, band, jazz band, choir, theater and drill team will all be part of the program. Ret. Col. Robert Hastings, Chief of Staff at Bell Helicopter, will serve as the guest keynote speaker.

For more information, contact (940) 369-2000.


Guyer High

AFJROTC will begin with a meet-and-greet breakfast at 7:40 a.m. for veterans and guests in the cafeteria. A formal flag raising ceremony and 20-minute program will follow at 8:30 a.m. with present veterans lined up at the flag pole recognized by students and staff for their service.

For more information contact Blake Fentress by email at


Ryan High

AFJROTC will host a social for veterans and guests with continental breakfast beginning at 8:15 a.m. in Room 216. A flag raising ceremony on the front drive of the campus. The ceremony will include a speaker from the local VFW.
For more information contact Dan Warren by email at


Fred Moore High

Students will participate in a flag ceremony with the University of North Texas ROTC program at 9 a.m. A program recognizing and honoring veterans featuring Ret. Major Peter Eldridge, aviator with the United States Army, will begin at 1 p.m. with a reception with light refreshments afterward.