PALO VERDE HIGH SCHOOL JROTC BLYTHE, CA
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Shoulder Sleeve Insignia


Description/Blazon
On a green embroidered, triangular shape with rounded corners and sides; having one corner upward, the image of a yellow jacket with natural colors and markings, flying to the right and flexed as if ready to sting. The outside edged with a 1/8 inch (.32 cm) yellow border. Attached below the upper lobe, a silver-gray scroll inscribed "PALO VERDE" in 1/2 inch (1.27 cm) red letters and edged with a 1/8 inch (.32 cm) yellow border. The overall dimensions are 2 1/2 inches (6.35 cm) in height by 2 1/2 inches (6.35 cm) in width.

Symbolism
Green, gold, red and gray are the school colors. The yellow jacket is the school mascot and signifies the idea of industrious work ethics. The triangular shape indicates three important qualities ? scholarship, sportsmanship and citizenship.

Background
The shoulder sleeve insignia was approved on 26 March 2003.




Shoulder Loop Insignia


Description/Blazon
A Gold color metal and enamel device 1 1/8 inches (2.86 cm) in height, blazoned "Or, a Palo Verde tree Vert transfluent of three bars wavy Azure, entoured by two garlands with stems crossed in base as the field." Arched to base a scroll of the second inscribed "PALO VERDE H.S." in base metal Gold letters.

Symbolism
Green, gold, red and gray are the school colors. The garlands symbolize achievement and honor. The tree is a Palo Verde, which indicates the geographic locale. The three wavy bars stand for scholarship, sportsmanship and citizenship, while at the same time nourishes the tree.

Background
The shoulder loop insignia was approved on 26 March 2003.





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