Eastwood High School (Texas)

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Coordinates: 31°46′18″N 106°21′17″W / 31.7718°N 106.3547°W / 31.7718; -106.3547

Eastwood High School
Eastwood.svg
Location

2430 McRae Blvd.

El Paso, Texas
United States
Information
Type Public
Motto Home of El Paso's Finest
Established 1965
School district Ysleta Independent School district
Principal Armenia Smith
Grades 9-12
Enrollment 2,277 (2015) [1]
Campus Urban
Color(s) Blue, gold         
Mascot Trooper
Website

Eastwood High School is a high school in the city of El Paso, Texas, United States.

History[edit]

Eastwood High School, "Home of El Paso's Finest," is located in the city of El Paso, Texas. Eastwood had its first graduating senior class in 1965; today Eastwood High School has 400+ graduates annually. The school is in the Ysleta Independent School District. In 1976, Eastwood High School Troopers won the Class 4A (now 6A) State Championship in basketball as the underdog of the state tourney, as of 2015 the feat has yet to be repeated by any other El Paso basketball team.

In 2013 the Texas UIL changed the realignments. As of 2014 Eastwood High School is now in the UIL 6A division and the only 6A high school in the Ysleta Independent School District.[2]

Extracurricular activities[edit]

Clubs[edit]

  • Reveille - Eastwood's literary magazine
  • JROTC - an organization dedicated to developing character in high schools.
  • City recognized marching band
  • Jazz bands
  • Winterguard
  • Student Council
  • State-recognized Speech and Debate
  • Drama Club (associated with International Thespian Society)
  • String Orchestra
  • Youth For Christ
  • Fellowship of Christian Athletes - known for its dodgeball tournaments
  • Gay Straight Alliance (GSA) Club
  • Number Sense - Eastwood's Math Club
  • Astronomy Club
  • Art Club
  • CB Club
  • EHS Skate Club
  • Video Technology Club
  • Photo Journalism
  • Chess Club (Run by Albert Perez)
  • Glee Club
  • Car Club
  • DECA
  • FBLA
  • Hi-Q

Teams[edit]

  • Speech and Debate
    • The speech and debate team at Eastwood High School has evolved into a powerhouse, winning sweepstakes awards at numerous Texas Forensics Association Tournaments.
  • Army JROTC
  • JROTC Honor Guard
  • JROTC Armed Drill Team
  • JROTC Unarmed Drill Team
  • JROTC Cadet Challenge- male& female
  • JROTC Color Guard- [male, female & mixed]
  • JROTC Orienteering
  • JROTC Rifle Team
  • Trooperettes
  • Eastwood Varsity Choir (Cavaliers)
  • Eastwood Marching Band
  • Eastwood Varsity Guitar
  • Eastwood Orchestra
  • HighQ [3]
  • Saltatrix
  • Iconic
  • Folklorico
  • Flags
  • Skate
  • Musical Theatre
  • Cappies Student Critique Program
  • UIL Academic Teams - The Eastwood UIL Academic team structure is decentralized, with many coaches for various subjects including History, Current Events, Mathematics, Theatre, and Literature.

Sports[edit]

Boys[edit]

  • Baseball
  • Basketball
    • Won the Texas 4A State Championship in 1976
  • Cheerleading
  • Cross Country
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Gymnastics
  • Soccer
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Track and field
  • Wrestling
    • Won the Texas State Championship in 1985, 1995, 2011, and 2013. Runners-Up in 1984, 1989, 1994, 2000, 2010, 2012 and 2014.

Girls[edit]

  • Basketball
  • Cheerleading
  • Cross Country
  • Golf
  • Gymnastics
  • Saltatrix
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Track and Field
  • Trooperettes
  • Volleyball
  • Wrestling

Notable alumni[edit]

References[edit]

Template:UIL District 1-6A High Schools