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 NCO COURSE GRADUATES!!
29/30 Apr 16 - Region
Five Championship Skills Meet. This meet will be held in Irving Texas. We are
looking at traveling up on Friday the 29th and staying in a hotel.
We will compete on the 30th and then travel back the same day.
Cadets directly involved in the competition (Drill/Color Guard?PT) will need to wear the dark blue polo, light tan khaki trousers, brown belt, and brown shoes. All others will wear cammies. Physical Fitness team will need to ensure they have appropriate school issued PT gear.
6 May 16 - MCJROTC Awards Ceremony 1830 in the Performing Arts Center.
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.