Junior Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (JROTC)

JROTC Program emphasizes character education, student achievement, wellness, leadership, citizenship, service to community and diversity.  Its focus is reflected in its mission “To motivate young people to be better citizens.”  It prepares high school students for responsible leadership roles while fostering in each school a more constructive and disciplined learning environment.  The attributes of self-discipline, teamwork, self-confidence, responsiveness to constituted authority and patriotism are developed.  JROTC III and IV Honors Curriculum with appropriate .5 quality point have been added to all CMS JROTC Programs.  Integrated-curricular activities include drill teams, athletic/orienteering/academic competitions, community parades, summer camps, and field trips to Service installations and national historical sites.  Each cadet is issued a uniform, earns leadership promotions and has the opportunity to exercise command.  Uniforms, textbooks, and training materials are furnished by the Services at no cost to the student. There is no military obligation as a result of participation in JROTC.
JUNIOR RESERVE OFFICERS’ TRAINING COURSE (JROTC) I
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.5 Credit      1.0 Weight 
The first course of the Leadership, Education, and Training (LET)program 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
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.5 Credit      1.0 Weight
Prerequisite(s): Satisfactory completion of JROTC I

The second course of the Leadership, Education, and Training (LET) program 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
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.5 Credit      1.01 Weight
Prerequisite(s): Satisfactory completion of JROTC II

The third course of the Leadership, Education, and Training (LET) program 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
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.5 Credit      1.03 Weight
Prerequisite(s): Satisfactory completion of JROTC III

The fourth course of the Leadership, Education, and Training (LET) program 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.


JUNIOR RESERVE OFFICERS’ TRAINING COURSE (JROTC) V
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.5 Credit      1.03 Weight
Prerequisite(s): Satisfactory completion of JROTC IV

The final course of the Leadership, Education, and Training (LET) program includes the practical application of the student’s leadership duties and responsibilities with the cadet battalion. Students receive enhanced 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. Additionally, the course includes instruction in Behavioral Finance, Taxes, Checking, Saving, Credit, Investing, Insurance and Budgeting. The course also 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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