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
4 Jun 16 - Flags for Fallen Vets. We can use all the help we can get on Saturday to pick up flags.
7 - 11 Jun 16 - Advanced Leadership Academy. Selected Cadets will participate in this camp hosted by Montgomery High School. Check in will be at 1030 on the 7th and Graduation will be at 1100 on the 11th.
14 - 18 Jun 16 - Basic Leadership Camp. Selected Cadets will participate in this camp hosted by Pasadena High School. Check in will be at 1030 on the 14th and Graduation will be at 1100 on the 18th.
30 Jun 16 - Flags Across Kingwood. We will need volunteers to assist with placing (60+) flags around the Atascocita/Kingwood area. The flags need to be in place not later than the 2nd of July and picked up on the 5th of July.
4 Jul 16 - There will be a 4th of July Parade in the Kingwood area. If you are interested in participating in this event contact one of the instructors.
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.