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Poteet High School JROTC 14/15 WELCOME!. AGENDA Instructors POC Information Poteet High School First Day Procedures Folder (Syllabus, Clothing Record,

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1 Poteet High School JROTC 14/15 WELCOME!

2 AGENDA Instructors POC Information Poteet High School First Day Procedures Folder (Syllabus, Clothing Record, Health and Privacy Act) Classroom Procedures / Rules Mission of JROTC FAQ’s Weekly Schedule Announcements Questions/Answers “Motivating Young People To Be Better Citizens”

3 Instructor(s) SAI: MAJ D. Buckner Office: (972) AI: MSG R. Reid Office: (972)

4 Poteet H.S. First Day Procedures “Class Block Specific” ---See Memo---

5 Folder Syllabus Privacy Act Statement Cadet Clothing Record Army JROTC Personal Data Entry Form “Motivating Young People To Be Better Citizens”

6 JROTC Classroom Rules Rules are posted on the board 1. PASS ALL CLASSES!! 2. No name calling. 3. No gum chewing. 4. Nothing to drink (except bottle water) 5. No eating in class, unless it has been cleared through the MSG or MAJ. 6. No profanity. 7. No hazing. 8. No sitting on the desk tops. (NOR putting shoes on seats or desk tops) 9. No touching other students (SEXUAL HARRASSMENT) or their personal items 10. Don’t “POWER UP” electronic devices without permission (phones, iPods, etc.) 11. Be respectful, “Yes Ma’am, No Ma’am, or Yes MSG or No MSG”. Respect is a 2-way street; if you want respect you must give respect. (also includes no side bar conversation when someone else is speaking) 12. No homework (do your homework at HOME) 13. Do not sign up for any activity that you are not 100% sure that you can attend. 14. Follow school dress code 15. Don’t be late to class JROTC discipline is an outward manifestation of mental attitude and state of training, which renders obedience and proper conduct instinctive under all conditions. It is founded upon respect for and loyalty to properly constituted authority. Do NOT confuse JROTC discipline with punishment

7 Mission Our mission is to: “Motivate young people to be better citizens.” Note that we’re not here to recruit or promote joining the military.

8 FAQ’s Q. You say you're not recruiting, but don't many JROTC graduates enter the military? Many cadets find they enjoy military discipline and structure; it brings out their best and allows them to excel. Some cadets will win appointments to one of the military academies. Other cadets who enlist in the military will enter at a higher rank allowing them to earn greater pay and responsibility. However, great the benefits, it is important to note that the JROTC program is not set up to recruit and does not request or expect a military commitment of any kind. Q. Can JROTC help students go to college? We definitely can help. JROTC training improves the ability to study, to take tests, to set goals, and to focus. Q. Do cadets have to wear uniforms? Yes, but usually only once a week or when taking part in special ceremonies. The rest of the time, normal clothing is fine. Q. Are there any fees for uniforms, books, or special equipment? The JRTOC program supplies mandatory uniforms, books, and all equipment used in the course, free of charge. Q. Is JROTC as hard as it sounds? The course is demanding, but most of the students who make an effort really enjoy the challenge and thrive on the hard work and discipline. Q. Who teaches JROTC? Retired Army personnel with years of experience working with young people. Instructors are certified by the Army, but they are hired by, and work for, the school. Besides having state-of-the-art instruction techniques at their command, JROTC instructors serve as exceptional role models for maturing teenagers. Q. Are there any age requirements for JROTC? There is no firm age requirement, but students must be in a grade above the 8th grade to take JROTC. Q. Where can I get more information about JROTC? The guidance counselor at the school or the JROTC instructor will be happy to meet with you and answer any questions. You can also visit the JROTC web site at

9 #1 Priority Grading 20% Test and Evaluation 80% Leadership/ Uniform Inspections/ and Participation Academics

10 Everyday you will have an accountability formation and recite the Cadet Creed Monday / Tuesday (Textbook) Review Calendar Thought of the week Lecture - 4 Phase Lesson (Inquire, Gather, Process, Apply) Share Wednesday / Thursday Uniform Inspection Cadet Knowledge Drill and Ceremony Friday Physical Training Weekly Schedule

11 POCTeam TypePractice TimesNotes MSG ReidColor Guard (Male/Female) Mondays – Thursdays 7:40 - 8:20 a.m. Practice will be held Monday - Thursday the week of a scheduled drill competition MSG ReidArmed Drill Tuesdays & Thursdays 3:45 - 5:00 p.m. Practice will be held Monday - Thursday the week of a scheduled drill competition MSG ReidUnarmed Drill Tuesdays & Thursdays 3:45 - 5:00 p.m. Practice will be held Monday - Thursday the week of a scheduled drill competition POCTeam TypePractice TimesNotes MAJ BucknerAcademic Mondays & Wednesdays 3:45 - 5:00 p.m. Practice will be held Monday - Thursday the week of a scheduled drill competition MAJ BucknerOrienteering Team Mondays & Wednesdays 3:45 - 5:00 p.m. Practice will be held Monday - Thursday the week of a scheduled drill competition MAJ BucknerPhysical Training (Male/Female) Mondays & Wednesdays 3:45 - 5:00 p.m. Practice will be held Monday - Thursday the week of a scheduled drill competition Special Teams

12 Uniforms TypeItemsCostDue Date Class A/B Uniform *Will be worn and inspected every Wednesday or Thursday Green dress pants, belt, jacket, button up shirt, neck tie/tab, dress socks, black shoes NO COST$10 Dry Cleaning deposit (Refundable) TBD ACU (Digital Fatigues) Special Teams (O-Team) ACU Shirt, ACU Bottoms, black sock, T-Shirt, 1 Pair Hot Weather BootsNO COSTN/A Physical Training UniformT-Shirt w/JROTC Logo$9.99N/A Army Service Uniform Blue dress pants (*NO Gold stripe), belt, jacket, GREY button up shirt, neck tie/tab, dress socks, black shoes NO COST $10 Dry Cleaning deposit (Refundable)TBD Class AClass B ACU ASU Uniforms

13 Upcoming Events EventStart DateEnd DateLocationTime StartTime StopNotes First Day of School August 25, 2014Poteet HS JROTC Classroom8:35 am3:45 p.m. Poteet –vs- Lancaster (Varsity Football) August 29, 2014Mesquite Memorial Stadium7:30 p.m.UTC Color Guard presents Colors Ushers/Escorts Labor Day September 1, 2014Holiday / No School Poteet –vs- Richardson (Varsity Football) September 12, 2014 Hanby Stadium 7:30 p.m.UTC Color Guard presents Colors Ushers/Escorts Battalion Picnic September 20, 2014 Kidsquest – Debusk Pavilion 1625 Gross Rd – Mesquite, TX 9:00 a.m.3:00 p.m. O-Meet September 27, 2014 Harry Moss nature Preserve 7914 Greenville Ave Dallas, TX :00 a.m.UTC No Classes Held September 29, 2014Staff Development Poteet –vs- West Mesquite (Varsity Football) October 3, 2014 Mesquite Memorial Stadium 7:30 p.m.UTC Color Guard presents Colors Ushers/Escorts Mansfield Drill Meet October 4, 2014 Vernon Newsome Memorial Stadium 3700 E. Broad St. Mansfield, TX8:00 a.m.UTC Fair Day October 6, 2014No School Poteet –vs- Royce City (Varsity Football) October 17, 2014 Mesquite Memorial Stadium 7:30 p.m.UTC Color Guard presents Colors Ushers/Escorts No Classes Held October 27, 2014Staff Development Cowtown Classic Skills Meet November 1, 20148:00 a.m.UTC Poteet –vs- Terrell (Varsity Football) November 7, 2014 Mesquite Memorial Stadium 7:30 p.m.UTC Color Guard presents Colors Ushers/Escorts Dallas Veterans Day Parade November 11, 2014Downtown DallasUTC Thanksgiving Break November 24, 2014November 28, 2014Holiday / No School O Meet December 13, 2014 Crawford Memorial Park 8530 Elam Rd Dallas, TX :00 a.m.UTC Winter Break December 22, 2014January 2, 2015Holiday / No School

14 EventStart DateEnd DateLocationTime StartTime StopNotes Service Learning TBD 2 nd Semester Begins January 5, 2015PHSALL DAY Martin Luther King Jr. Day January 19, 2015Holiday / No School O Meet January 31, 2015 Camp Wisdom 6400 W. Red Bird Lane Dallas, TX :45 a.m.UTC Military Ball February 7, 2015 Hella Shrine Garland, TX6:00 p.m.10:30 p.m. No Classes Held February 16, 2015Staff Development Spring Break March 9, 2015March 13, 2015 No School STARR Test (English 1) PHS ALL DAY STARR Test (English 2) PHS ALL DAY Baylor Drill Meet March 28, 20158:00 a.m.UTC Cadet Challenge May 15, 2015PHSALL DAY AP Testing Awards Ceremony May 5, 2015PHS Auditorium6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m. STARR Test ( Biology, Algebra 1, U.S. History) PHSALL DAY Memorial Day May 25, 2015Holiday / No School Graduation May 30, 2015 Curtis Culwell Center 4999 Naaman Forest Blvd Garland, TX :00 p.m.UTCUshers (Pass out programs) JCLC

15 Mandatory Events!! Veterans Day Parade November 11, 2014 Military Ball February 7 th, 2015 Awards CeremonyMay 5 th, 2015 All cadets must attend!! These are graded events.

16 Announcements Turn In the following Documents– Next Class Block (Will be counted as your first grade) -- Signed “Health and Privacy Act Statement” --Signed “Syllabus” --Uniform Hand Receipt

17 17 Battalion Commander (C/COL Lawhon) Executive Officer (C/MAJ Green ) Battalion Command Sergeant Major (C/CSM Skelton) Battalion Staff Bravo Company Commander Alpha Company Commander Charlie Company Commander

18 Questions

19 Introduction 1.Name / Rank 2.LET Level 3.Current Position (S-1, Company Commander, Cadet) 4.Previous Position 5.Grade (Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, Senior?) 6.Extra-Curricular Activities (JROTC, Band, Football, Track, After school job) 7.Plans after graduation 8.One fun/interesting thing you did this summer 9.Why did you join JROTC

20 Questions


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