What is NJROTC?
•Voluntary program for up to 4 years
•Promotes CITIZENSHIP, TEAMWORK and LEADERSHIP for ALL STUDENTS
•Classes are Sports Exempt:
- for freshmen and sophomores
–Electives for juniors and seniors
•Promoting college for ALL students
•Students are NOT in the Navy!
•Students are NOT obligated to join the military!
What activities/events is NJROTC involved in?
•Dinning in (some cadets – this is district)
•JROTC Military Ball (March)
•National Academic Competition (May – every other year on different coast)
•Navy Nationals (Academics, Drill, Athletics) April (usually during spring break) In Pensacola, Florida
•National Air Rifle ( Ohio)
•Cyber Patriot ( Nationals in Maryland)
•As you can see we get around
•May Awards / End of year
•Miramar Air Show(Blue Angels)
•Marching Through History
–Every Fall in Riverside County
•San Diego Navy tour
–Visit fire fighting and flooding trainer, lunch, possible ship tour, LCS trainer
–School flag daily
–Home football games, school board meetings, athletic games, formal school functions, community events
–Belmont Shores Winter Holiday Parade
–Long Beach Veterans Parade
–Saturdays with drill teams, color guard, athletics and academic teams
And MUCH, MUCH more!
What are the Drill Teams?
•Academics – Local/National Events & History
•Orienteering – cross country land navigation
•Cyber Patriots (Computer Program with USAFA)
•Color Guard – carry flags during the opening ceremonies
•Athletics – individual and relay events
•Air Rifle – pellet gun/air rifle marksmanship
•Unarmed Drill Team – military marching with a beat
•Armed Drill Team – precision marching with rifles
What are the classes like?
•Wednesday: Uniform Day/Team Activities
•Drill Teams are after school : 2:50 to 3:50
•(sometimes longer and Saturdays if there's a big drill meet)
•Attendance is taken , your student gets 5 credits toward graduation per semester
•Freshmen - Navy JROTC basics (uniforms, ranks, marching), health, physical fitness, Team Building
•Sophomores - Naval History, Marine Science, Management of teams
•Juniors - Naval Operations/Navigation/Orientering, Leadership and Management
•Seniors - Leadership, Personal Financial Management
•Points pushed daily to the cadets:
–Attention to Detail
•Mister And Miss (no first names)
•Sir and Ma’am