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.
Now - 20 Nov 2015 - Thanksgiving Food Drive: Bring in non-perishable goods to fill up these food baskets.
17 Nov 2015 - TMS Mentorship Program (1130 - 1315): Selected cadets mentor TMS students about the rigors / study habits expected of an incoming freshman at Atascocita High School.
19 Nov 2015 - Inspector General Pre-inspection: LtCol Stroman is on deck first thing this morning! Staff and cadets are not needed for this inspection.
24 Nov 2015 - Blue Star Moms Packing Party. We need volunteers to help pack care packages at the Humble American Legion Hall. Packing will start at 1930.
23 - 27 Nov 2015 - Thanksgiving Break: Happy Thanksgiving everyone!
1 Dec 2015 - Humble Xmas Parade: This year's theme is "A Candyland Christmas". Bundle up the family and come have some fun on Main Street in old Humble. We need as many Cadets as possible in cammies for this event!
5 Dec 2015 - Brenham High School Drill Meet: Our events begin at 0915, plan ahead now to come out and cheer us on.
12 Dec 2015 Wreaths Across America: Please consider coming out and assisting us
with the laying of wreaths at Houston National Cemetery.
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 - Practice will be held Monday ~ Thursday from 1445 to 1630.