Marine Corps Junior Reserve Officers' Training Corps Program
Leadership Education and Development
Welcome to the 2015~2016 school year!! We are excited to get the new year started and will be working very hard this year in all aspects of our program. We ask that you show up with a good attitude, willingness to work hard, willingness to explore your full potential, desire to help others, and most of all MOTIVATION!
Naval Honor School
SY 12/13, SY 13/14, SY14/15
The Atascocita High School Marine Corps Junior ROTC Program was selected as one of top performing Junior ROTC Programs in Region Five which consist of over (50) schools in several states. The selection process begins with each program turning in a package highlighting exceptional performance in areas to include but not limited to Academic rigor, Civic Service, Drill, Color Guard, Physical Fitness, Marksmanship and Career Progression. This is a very unique designation considering the program here at Atascocita was started in 2011.
CONGRATULATIONS ON BEING REGION FIVE 3RD PLACE OVERALL GRAND CHAMPIONS!!
1ST PLACE OVERALL MALE COLOR GUARD, 1ST PLACE OVERALL FEMALE COLOR GUARD, 1ST PLACE FEMALE COLOR GUARD REGULATION, 2ND PLACE FEMALE COLOR GUARD INSPECTION, 2ND PLACE MALE COLOR GUARD REGULATION AND 1ST PLACE OVERALL STANDING POSITION INDIVIDUAL MARKSMANSHIP MEDAL
13 May 16 - 1st Annual LIMBS Olympics. Come out to Summer Creek High School and show your support for this awesome cause! There will be games/activities for all ages. The games start at 1700 and end at 2000. The dance will be from 2000 to 2300.
21 May 16 - Girls Scouts Powder Puff Derby. The Girl Scouts will host their derby in the small gym here at AHS from 0800 to 1200. Volunteers are needed but you can come out and support them.
23 May 16 - Seniors Honors Night. This event will be held in the PAC at 1800.
26~28 May 16 - Flags Across Kingwood. We will be placing approximately (50) flags around the Atascocita/Kingwood area in support of the Kingwood Rotary Club. We need more volunteers!
29 May - Flags for Fallen Vets. We have the opportunity to have ten cadets/adult volunteers go to the Houston Memorial Cemetery to lay flags at the burial sites of Fallen Vets. See the instructors for more information.
31 May 16 - Underclassmen Honors Night. This event will be held in the PAC at 1800.
PURPOSE OF MARINE CORPS JUNIOR ROTC
The purpose of the Marine Corps Junior Reserve Officers’ Training Corps program, commonly referred to as “Junior ROTC,” is to instill a value of citizenship, service to the United States, personal responsibility, and a sense of accomplishment. It does not seek any particular commitment to the military.
MISSION OF MARINE CORPS JUNIOR ROTC
1. Develop informed and responsible citizens.
2. Develop leadership skills.
3. Strengthen character.
4. Promote an understanding of the basic elements and requirements for national security.
5. Help form habits of self-discipline.
6. Develop respect for, and an understanding of, the need for constituted authority in a democratic society.
WEEKLY SCHEDULE (*Subject to change*)
Monday - Academics
Tuesday - Uniform
Wednesday - Physical Training (3rd, 5th, & 7th)
Thursday - Physical Training (2nd, 4th, & 6th)
Friday - Professional Development/Assessment
AFTER SCHOOL PRACTICE (Normally 1445 to 1630. However, we will extend practice to 1700 the week of competition.)
Monday - Drill and Color Guard
Tuesday - Drill and Color Guard
Wednesday - Drill and Color Guard
Thursday - Tutorials (1500-1600) Drill and Color Guard (1600-1700)
Friday - As required.