Plan of the Week
Orienteering Team Places 13th at Navy Nationals in Santa Clarita, California
Cadets competing at this year's Navy National Orienteering Championship are listed. Standing from left to right Jacob Chmelecki, Matheus Lago, Francisco Combes (Team Commander), Paul King, Zachary Boyer, Ethan Fowler, Joseph Prinzi, and 1stSgt Mike Dickerson (NSI). Kneeling from left to right; Corey Tran, Rachel Mejias, Gisselle Miranda, and John Huffman.
The North Cobb-Harrison Orienteering Team competed in the Navy National Orienteering Championship 15 – 17 February 2019. The actual competition took place at the legendary Vasquez Rocks Natural Area Park located in Agua Dulce, California, roughly thirty miles north of Los Angeles. The area has been used in the filming of dozens of movies and television productions to include Star Trek, Planet of the Apes, and Holes, just to name a few. After a wet and rainy model course, provided by the Los Angles Orienteering Club on that Friday, competition officially began Saturday morning, kicking off a rigorous two day competition. Under crisp blue skies, the course however proved to be by far the most challenging course the team has ever faced. The team slipped and grinded their way through the most difficult, rocky, and mountainous terrain they had ever encountered. Sunday’s course greeted the runners with another clear and sunny start, but ended shortly after windy and rainy conditions moved in. After two days of competition, accompanied by a variety of mixed weather conditions, the team placed 13th overall out of 29 Navy JROTC units from all over the nation. During the second day of competition, team commander Cadet Francisco “Puffy” Combes, completed the Varsity course just under an hour at 54 minutes, making him the tenth best runner in the nation! He's pictured above with the NSI from Troy High, (host high school out of California) receiving a medal for his achievement. This is the first time the Orienteering team competed at the national level and they did so with pride and determination. So, congratulations team for qualifying and representing the unit at this year’s Navy Nationals Orienteering Championship. This has been a year they will never forget.
North Cobb–Harrison NJROTC Rifle Team Place THIRD at Navy Nationals
In a national championship air rifle match held at the
Civilian Marksmanship Program (CMP) range in Anniston, AL, held February 7 – 9,
2019, our state/region champion rifle teams finished 3rd and 7th
overall of 17 precision class teams from as far away as Anchorage Alaska. The Navy
national air rifle match is held each year in order to determine the Navy
champion team, and which precision and sporter class teams will represent Navy
at the All - Service JROTC Championship. Teams from all four services compete,
yes, Army, Navy, Marines, and Air Force JROTC teams compete to determine the
overall service champion in each class. The top five precision class and top
seven sporter class teams from each service will compete at Anniston, AL,
Chandler, AZ, and Port Clinton, OH. Our North Cobb-Harrison team will compete
at Anniston, Al on March 21-23rd. Because we are a Navy JROTC
program, our 3rd place Navy national precision team is 1 of the 5
teams that will represent Navy at the Service National Championship. Please
congratulate our teams: Precision Team
1- Seraiah Owens, Isaac Hunker, Marcus Milani, and Jamica Samiling. Our
Precision Team 2- Miriam King, Lady Bacares, Jacob Boyden, and Ethan Rice.
Rifle Team is going to Navy Nationals!!!
Cobb – Harrison NJROTC Win State/Area-12 Air Rifle Championship
North Cobb – Harrison NJROTC Win State/Area-12 Air Rifle Championship
Pictured left to Right: Precision A team – Jamaica Samiling Marcus Milani, Seraiah Owens, Isaac Hunker & Precision B team–Jacob Boyden, Lady Bacares, Ethan Rice, and Miriam King. Centered:1st Place Trophy, Top Gun-Traveling Trophy and 2nd Place Trophy.
North Cobb–Harrison NJROTC Precision Air rifle teams sweeps competition and wins Championship and Runner–up in air rifle competition held Saturday, January 19, 2019 at The Civilian Marksmanship firing range at Anniston Alabama. Firing in prone, standing, and kneeling positions, our teams built and maintained the lead throughout the match. Our Precision “A” team is ranked 2nd nationally among Navy JROTC rifle teams, and previously qualified for Navy JROTC Air Rifle Championship. With Saturdays’ win of 1st and 2nd place, our precision “B” team is also qualified for Navy National Air Rifle Championship match which will be held February 7 – 9, 2019 at Anniston, Alabama. "Bravo Zulu" Rifle Team. You really are TOP GUN!!!
CADETS OF THE QUARTER
Congratulations to NS1 c/SN Orencia, Shirin and NS2 c/PO2 King, Ben for being awarded as the Cadets of the Quarter for the third six weeks of the 2018 school year. These cadets have displayed superior military bearing, academic achievement, participation in community service events, conduct, and they have shown esprit de corps throughout these six weeks.
Brain Brawl Team Picks Up Right Where They Left Off With a 1st Place Win at Eagles Landing Competition!!!
Brain Brawlers pose with the 1st Place trophy. Brawlers pictured from left to right; Cadets Elly Powell, Paul King, Jackson Fowler (Team Commander), Elizabeth Magneson, and Camila Flores.
The North Cobb Brain Brawl Team competed Saturday, 15 December at Eagles Landing High School and were in true form. The North Cobb BB Team, lead by Jackson Fowler, shredded the other competitors with a score of 230 points with the closes team trailing behind by 190 points; a runaway by an extremely talented North Cobb Team. The victory qualified the team to compete at the Area 12 Championship in April of 2019. Great Job Brain Brawl Team!
Orienteering Team Heading to Cali for Navy Nationals
The Precision 1 Rifle Team Qualifies For Navy Nationals
On Saturday, December 8th, the Rifle Team competed at the Jefferson Rifle Match in Anniston AL. The Precision 1 Team took First Overall for the match with honorable mentions by cadet Marcus Milani for high school shooter on the team. The Precision 1 Team is officially qualified for Navy Nationals! Bravo Zulu Rifle Team!
The Drill Team Places 2nd Overall!
The Drill Team participated in the MLK Drill Meet for the first time. The team placed 1st place in Personnel Inspection, Unarmed Exhibition, Color Guard, Unarmed Basic, Armed Exhibition, Armed Basic, Academics, 1st Overall for Drill and 2nd Overall Meet! The team is already qualified for the Area 12 Championship. Outstanding Job Drill Team.
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~~First Place...The Rifle Team Does It Again!~~
Cadets Role Play During Cobb County Mass Casualty Exercise at Sun Trust Stadium
The North Cobb-Harrison cadets were used as role players at Sun Trust Park Tuesday, 6 November 2018. Cobb County Police, Sheriff’s Department, and Emergency Response teams simulated emergency situations at the stadium during their annual training. Some of the cadets were painted with make up to resemble injuries such as burns, lacerations, and gunshot wounds, and would be treated (notionally) during multiple scenarios. The cadets were able to be exposed to and participate in scenarios that could occur in real life. Their adrenaline was pumping and their hearts were racing. The cadets had an exciting experience. In addition, they were able to relax in two of the VIP box suits throughout the evening, giving way to a beautiful view of the New Atlanta Braves Stadium.
~Rifle Team Seals The Deal~
This past weekend the Rifle Team shot at the South Effingham Rifle Match in Guyton, GA. They placed First and Third overall sealing a spot for the precision team at the Area 12 Championship. With honorable mentions including Jamaica Samiling placing third overall, and Isaac Hunker placing second overall as an individual. Fantastic Job Rifle Team!
The North Cobb-Harrison NJROTC Unit Nearly Sweeps Luella Drill Meet
The North Cobb-Harrison NJROTC Unit Nearly Sweeps Luella Drill Meet
The North Cobb-Harrison NJROTC Drill Team placed 1st
Overall at their most recent drill meet, held at Luella High School, McDonough,
Georgia 20 October, 2018. Overcoming at times torrential down pour rain, the
team displayed a level of focus and determination, propelling them to record
winning results. Out of 12 high schools, the team placed 1st in 9 of 11 events;
a near sweep! The Drill Teams next sanctioned competition is scheduled for 8
December at Martin Luther King Jr. High School. The record breaking performance
automatically qualifies the drill team (lead by this year’s Commanding Officer,
Cadet Jacob Chmelecki), for the Area-12 Championship scheduled for 2 March 2019,
setting their sights again on the 2019 Navy Nationals with hopefully a
qualifying 1st place winning performance this year. This could be the year!
Unit Receives "Bravo Zulu" from Area Commander During 2018 Annual Military Inspection
On Wednesday, 19 September, 2018 the North Cobb- Harrison NJROTC conduct their Annual Military Inspection (AMI), the earlist ever in a school year. The inspector for this year was the Area 12 Manager, CDR Rustie Hibbard. The day began with a Personnel Inspection, followed by an Official Military Ceremony including a performance by the NCHS Symphony, a demonstration by the Armed Exhibition platoon and an Awards Presentation. In addition, areas of responsibilities were briefed by Staff and Officers, conveying their duties of their respective departments and teams. CDR Hibbard was extremely impressed with the units overall performance, earning them the covenant Naval term, "Bravo Zulu"; Job Well Done! A special Thank You to our Booster Club and Parents for all the help and support. We could not have been successful without you.
The Drill Team Starts Off Season Strong!
The New Brain Brawl Team Keeps its Tradition Starting Off the Season with an Impressive Victory at Stockbridge Competition
The New Brain Brawl team had the opportunity to sharpen their skills during their first competition Saturday, 8 September at Stockbridge High School. The team was victorious over 12 other Area 12 schools. North Cobb scored a total of 140 points during the final match with the closest school scoring only 75. Although this was not an official "Sanctioned" Brain Brawl Competition, the team was able to see what they had and what is to come in the upcoming season. Way to go Team!
WELCOME ABOARD PICNIC FULL OF FUN, SUN AND NEW FRIENDS
On Saturday, 18 September at Acworth Beach, new cadets and their parents attend our annual Welcome Aboard Picnic. This event was full of fun and mingling. NS1's and their parents had the chance to meet the NSI and SNSI, as well as meet the returning cadets. They enjoyed the beach, food, music and made new friendships. Thank you to those who made this event possible. A special Thank You to our Booster Club who made sure the event went spectacular. This unit looks forward to the rising cadets that will be the future of North Cobb- Harrison's NJROTC!
--CMP CAMP 2018--
The Rifle Team members attend their annual summer rifle training at CMP in Anniston, Alabama. CMP stands for Civil Marksmanship Program which is designed to provide an enjoyable way to refine the shooters skills throughout one week concluding of various drills and coaching. The purpose of that is to establish a stronger team and boost their confidence in the skills that the attendees have learned in their time shooting.
~~Freshman Orientation 2018~~
2018 LEADERSHIP ACADEMY GRADUATES
2018 LEADERSHIP ACADEMY GRADUATES
Saturday morning at Riverside Military Academy in Gainesville GA cadets Jacob Chmelecki as Platoon Commander for Bravo 3 Platoon, Jacob Suttles, Jacob Boyden, and Makayla Groves graduated from Leadership Academy! These cadets made it through a mentally and physically exhausting week consisting of Drill, Academics, and Physical Training. They learned many leadership skills and qualities. Furthermore, cadet Daisy Dunlap returned to the academy for the second time and earned her Cadre Cord! Moreover her platoon, Alpha 4, received Honor Platoon! Outstanding job to all graduates. Those cords were well earned. Bravo Zulu Graduates!
Community Service: Cadets are reminded that clothing worn to community service events must meet Cobb County School District Dress Code. Cadets are not permitted to wear shorts that are too tight or too short.
Push-ups: Cadets are NOT authorized to give push-ups as punishment to other cadets.
School Support and Community Service: We have 649 hours of community service, and 132.5 hours of school support. Last year we earned 2,185 hours of community service and 1,823 hours of school support. Make sure you do your part to support the unit in maintaining our distinguished unit status.
Shirt Stays: Shirt Stays are apart of the NJROTC Unifrom. When in uniform all male cadets must wear Shirt Stays.
CCSD Physical Form: Click here for the latest form. CCSD physical is not required to participate in JROTC, but cadets that do not have a physical on file are ineligible for participation in some events, field trips, team competitions, and some awards.
Student Conduct: Interscholastic/Extracurricular Activities [IDF-R]: Applies in NJROTC, 365 days per year, 24 hours a day, in and out of the specific extracurricular season, and on or off school grounds. Click here for rules.
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