PESA News and Announcements

PHS Honor Graduates

During the past 3 years PESA volunteers have been assisting the Petrolia CISD Administrative Staff in compiling a complete list of the Valedictorians and Salutatorians for each Petrolia Graduating Class since the beginning.  

Please review the Val/Sal list which is far from complete and offer any names for the years where entries are missing.

The Petrolia HS Val / Sal List

We very much appreciate your assistance.

Send missing names of Valedictorians and Salutatorians along with the year of graduation to Kenneth Bitz, PHS Class of ‘67

The Next Petrolia School Wide Reunion is scheduled for         - - - - - SATURDAY, JUN 13, 2026 -  AT 9 AM

This regularly scheduled PESA Reunion Date will be the 25th School Wide Reunion.  

Reunion Details will be announced in January, 2026.

The Petrolia Ex-Students' Association Reunion


WANTED, Petrolia Ex-Students to assist with the Design, Construction and Maintenance of the NEW PESATX Web site.   A larger, more complete, interactive and dynamic site is being built.  

A Proposal for the NEW PESATX Web site and a three year contract with DreamHost was approved by the PESA Membership at the 2023 Reunion.  

The Web Site Proposal was prepared in February, 2023 by Wendy Coker and Kenneth Bitz.   (This Proposal is available by request. send email to

Wanted: two or more volunteers to assist with the New Web Site to ensure continuity of the site as us OLD Pirates age and fade away.

NO HTML Programming Skills are required.  The site will be built and maintained with Word Press, a VERY popular and very easy to use Content Management System (CMS).  If you use a Word processing program, Google Docs, Apple Pages or even use email, you can easily learn to use the WordPress CMS.

If you are interested and have questions or just want to discuss your ideas or have suggestions for the new Web site, please email us at to schedule a phone call or exchange emails, which ever works best for you.