Marine Corps Junior Reserve Officers' Training Corps Program
Leadership Education and Development
Welcome to the 2016~2017 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, SY 14/15, SY 15/16
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.
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19 & 20 Jan - (1500-2000) - MCJROTC Photo Proof Viewing. We will have representatives here from North American Theatrical Photography showing proofs. Parents/Guardians must be present for viewing.
21 Jan - (0730-110) - Wreaths Across America Clean Up. We will have a bus here at AHS at 0730. Wear clothes you don't mind getting dirty, bring gloves, rope or a long wooden pole. Travel request forms must be turned in not later than the 17th of Jan.
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.
IN CLASS 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 1500 to 1600 - may extend practice to 1700 the week of competition.)
Monday - Drill/Color Guard
Tuesday - Drill/Color Guard
Wednesday - Tutorials
Thursday - Drill/Color Guard
Friday - As required.