Junior Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (JROTC)

JUNIOR RESERVE OFFICERS’ TRAINING COURSE (JROTC) I
Grades 9-12
The first year of the Leadership, Education, and Training (LET) course provides an introduction into the Junior Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (JROTC). The program’s mission is to motivate young people to be better citizens. Activities to develop leadership and management skills are stressed. This course uses military skills to teach self-discipline, confidence, and pride in communications skills, promotes and encourages citizenship through participation in community service projects, and develops leadership potential. Students are required to wear uniforms once a week.


JUNIOR RESERVE OFFICERS’ TRAINING COURSE (JROTC) II
Grades 9-12

Prerequisite(s): Satisfactory completion of JROTC I

The second year of the Leadership, Education, and Training (LET) course builds on what was learned during JROTC I, with an emphasis placed on further development of leadership ability, oral communications, drill and ceremonies, first aid skills and map reading. Students are placed in leadership positions and are expected to demonstrate the ability to work cooperatively with others. Course content prepares students to succeed both in school and after graduation. Students are required to wear uniforms once a week.


JUNIOR RESERVE OFFICERS’ TRAINING COURSE (JROTC) III
Grades 10-12
Prerequisite(s): Satisfactory completion of JROTC II

The third year of the Leadership, Education, and Training (LET) course places more emphasis on leadership within the JROTC cadet battalion. By taking on added responsibility, students gain more leadership skills to help them succeed during and after high school. Duties and responsibilities of a leader are applied to the areas of drill and ceremonies and American citizenship. Students are required to wear uniforms once a week.


JUNIOR RESERVE OFFICERS’ TRAINING COURSE (JROTC) IV
Grades 10-12
Prerequisite(s): Satisfactory completion of JROTC III

The final year of the Leadership, Education, and Training (LET) course places primary emphasis on the practical application of the student’s leadership duties and responsibilities with the cadet battalion. Students receive practical experiences in problem-solving, group management, and challenges in leadership. Students apply the principles of the planning process, decision making/problem-solving process, and supervisory techniques in fulfilling course requirements. The importance of American history through the 20th Century is covered. The course uses group dynamics to plan and conduct inspections and ceremonies. Continued emphasis is placed on community service projects. Students are required to wear uniforms once a week.
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