Memorial Day Assembly – 2018

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On Friday, May 26th, the x Memorial day assembly was held at James River. NJROTC would like to thank all of the guests that came out in support of LCpl Karl R. Linn, LCpl Jourdan L. Grez, and all service men and women. Thank you all and have a happy Memorial day!

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Area Manager Inspection (AMI) 2017

October 24th was the 2017 AMI for the entire cadet corps. The day was considered an in school field trip and took up most of the day.  This year, Captain Jim Daniels could not attend so, in his place, Commander Baitey took his place for the inspection and ceremonial portions of the event. After the inspection twelve cadets earned their exemplary personnel appearance ribbon and several others were frocked with new ranks or received distinguished ribbons.

Fundraising Car Wash!

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Please come out June 23rd and have your car washed by cadets at the Woodmont pool! Adress is 2334 Traymore Rd, North Chesterfield. We will be out there from 10:30 to 5. This fundraiser will be supporting cadets going on the trip to Germany in 2018, so please come out and show your support for JRHS NJROTC!

2017 Area 5 Southern Regional Championships (18 March, 2017)

On Saturday, 18 March, 2017, the drill, PT, and Academic teams hosted and competed in the final meet of the 2016-2017 Drill season. Facing six other schools from the southern region of Area 5, our teams secured the following trophies:

  • First Place Academics
    • Top Individual Score: c/LTjg Popp (74)
  • Third Place Unarmed Standard
  • Second Place Unarmed Exhibition
  • Second Place Armed Standard
  • First Place Armed Exhibition
  • Second Place Color Guard
  • Third Place 2-man Exhibition
  • Second Place Overall Drill
  • First Place Push-ups
    • Top individual score (male):c/SN Ruffin (71)
    • Top individual score (female):c/PO2 Prera (44)
  • Second Place Sit-ups
    • Top individual score (female):c/PO2 Prera (99)
  • First Place 8x200m Relay
  • First Place Overall Athletics
  • First Place Overall

We are happy to end off our competitive season on such a high note and would like to dedicate our victory to Cadet Hayden, the senior who was critically injured in December in a tragic accident. Hoorah, cadets! Job well done!

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All-Company Formation: March 2017

On Wednesday, 8 March, JRHS NJROTC held an All-Company formation recognizing several cadets for outstanding effort over the past month. Several Cadets received their PT ribbons and the top ten scorers on the National Academic Exam were given medals; in addition, Cadet Wright was advanced to the rank of Cadet Seaman and Cadet Logan Easingwood was officially named as Color Guard Commander. This month’s Cadets of the Month are as follows:

(NS1) c/SN Ryan Watson: Recognized for outstanding commitment to Drill Team and Raiders.

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(Upperclassman) c/SA Leslie Hernandez: Recognized for her outstanding commitment to the Air Rifle Team and PT team.

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Bravo Zulu, cadets! Job well done!

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Lee-Davis Drill Meet (11 February, 2017)

On Saturday, 11 February, the JRHS NJROTC Drill Team traveled to Lee-Davis High School to compete in the Lee-Davis Drill Meet. Hoping to end off the season on a high note, the cadets put forth a good showing, gaining points in Uniform Personnel Inspection and placing third in Armed Basic and Second in Color Guard. Despite some difficulties involving scoring, which were rectified with the help of cadets Willett and Popp, the meet ran well and the cadets enjoyed themselves. Whether or not our unit makes it to Area Five Championships at this point, we can certainly say that this season was a good one! Hoorah, cadets! Job well done!

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Princess Anne Drill Meet (4 February 2017)

On February 4th, JRHS NJROTC drill team traveled to Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek/Fort Story in Norfolk to compete in the Princess Anne Cavalier Drill Meet. Held at the same venue used for Area 5 Drill Championships, the team placed sixth against 10 other top tier teams, including three teams who placed in Nationals last year. Although our teams did not bring home any trophies, Armed Exhibition gained 16 points in the two-event tally, while Armed Standard matched their best score for the season! Hoorah, cadets! Job well done!

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