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Calhoun County JROTC

JROTC is designed to teach high school students the value of citizenship, leadership, service to community, personal responsibility, and a sense of accomplishment, while instilling in them self-esteem, teamwork, and self-discipline.  

Its focus is reflected in its mission statement "To motivate young people to be better citizens."  It prepares high school students for responsible leadership roles while making them aware of their rights, responsibilities, and privileges as American citizens.

 

 The curriculum is facilitated and taught by retired Army personnel.  Qualified retired Army personnel are employed by the schools to teach the JROTC curriculum.  JROTC teacher qualifications are based on military experience, maturity, stability, and leadership acquired over 20 years of service to our nation. To safeguare the validity of the JROTC program, the Department of Defense (DOD) and the Department of Education endorse the proposition that states recognize that JROTC instructors are certified to teach JROTC and the array of subject areas embedded (e.g., Physical Education, Health/Wellness, Civics, etc.) 

  

VISION

JROTC WILL PROVIDE A QUALITY  CITIZENSHIP, CHARACTER AND LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM, WHILE FOSTERING PARTNERSHIP WITH COMMUNITIES AND EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS.

 

CREED

I AM AN ARMY JUNIOR ROTC CADET.

I WILL ALWAYS CONDUCT MYSELF TO BRING CREDIT TO MY FAMILY, COUNTRY, SCHOOL AND CORPS OF CADETS.

I AM LOYAL AND PATRIOTIC.  I AM THE FUTURE OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA.

I DO NOT LIE, CHEAT OR STEAL AND WILL ALWAYS BE ACCOUNTABLE FOR MY ACTIONS AND DEEDS.

I WILL ALWAYS PRACTICE GOOD CITIZENSHIP AND PATRIOTISM.

I WILL WORK HARD TO IMPROVE MY MIND AND STRENGTHEN MY BODY.

I WILL SEEK THE MANTLE OF LEADERSHIP AND STAND PREPARED TO UPHOLD THE CONSTITUTION AND THE AMERICAN WAY OF LIFE.

MAY GOD GRANT ME THE STRENGTH TO ALWAYLS LIVE BY THIS CREED.

 

 

- After School: Monday 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm (*please call)

- School Day:  Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday 9:44 am - 10:35 am and 1:49 pm - 2:40 pm

                          Tuesday: 9:44 am - 10:36 am and 1:53 pm - 2:45 pm   

*make sure we are there

 

The JROTC program has been an Honor Unit with Distinction program,which is the highest honor you can receive as a program, since its inception in 1986.  The programs next evaluation is scheduled for school year 2018 - 2019.  

 

The JROTC program is AdvanEd accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Council on Accrediation and School Improvement.

 

On an annual basis, the program host a Veterans Day Ceremony, as well as a breakfast, and participates in the Community Veterans Day Program.  Also, the program host two blood drives annually; one during the fall and spring.  For the past three years, the program has participated in the wreath laying ceremonies held at Fort Jackson National Ceremony, as well as song Christmas songs and taken gifts to the St. Matthews Convalescent Center for the past 13 years. 

 

By going to the following web site:   https://www.usarmyjrotc.com you can find out information about the JROTC program and curriculum.  Also, if you go to the web site and click on Cadet Information, you will find information on the Cadet Distant Learning Program, as well as each LET level curriculum which can be downloaded.  

 

 

  

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