An embroidered black vertical rectangle arched convexly at top and bottom edged with a 1/8 inch (.32 cm) gray border, the head of a pirate wearing a maroon hat and facing d the observer. The pirate's face, teeth, collar, earrings, skull and cross bones are white. The moustache, hair, eye patch, eyebrow and facial details are black. The outline, shadow on teeth and eye are silver gray. Attached above the rectangle, a maroon scroll edged with a 1/8 inch (.32 cm) gray border inscribed "BRADEN" in gray letters. Attached below the rectangle, a maroon scroll edged with a 1/8 inch (.32 cm) gray border inscribed "RIVER" in gray letters. The overall dimensions are 3 1/2 inches (8.89 cm) in height and 2 5/8 inches (6.67 cm) in width.
Black, maroon, and silver are the school's colors. The Pirate is the school's mascot, and symbolizes a readiness for battle, fearlessness, courage, perseverance, bravery, and cleverness.
The shoulder sleeve insignia was authorized 13 March 2009. (TIOH Drawing Number A-10J-881)