North Cobb~Harrison NJROTC

   A Distinguished Unit w/Academic Honors 9 Yrs Running & 2016-17 Area-12's "Best All-Around" Unit

Assignment Board During School Closure

Friday's Academic Assignment – 3 April 2020

CDR's Class; Cdr's assignments for the day can be found on Edmodo

1stSgt's Class; The last assignment prior to Spring Break!!! You will find today's assignment on Edmodo, or, click here to see the worksheet for today's class assignment. 

 

Please continue reviewing the ppt that is posted on Edmodo or click here, look over all information for a TEST that will be assigned the week after we return from Spring Break Due dates will be posted later.


Stay Safe,Wash Your Hands, & 

Have a Relaxing Spring Break

 See you Soon..."Virtually" !!! 


In addition, continue to stay up to speed on your core knowledge. Go to the Quizlet website for ways to study i.e. flashcards, mini quizzes, etc. In order to get full access, you'll have to create an account if don't already have one. 

Click here for Navy ranks. 

Click here for Orders to the Sentry

Click here for Marine Corps Ranks

Click here for Navy Terminology

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Thursday's Academic Assignment – 2 April 2020

 

CDR's Class; Cdr's assignments for the day can be found on Edmodo

1stSgt's Class; After three weeks of getting a better understanding of the Components of Fitness, you will find today's assignment on Edmodo, or, click here to see the worksheet for today's class assignment.

 

Please continue reviewing the ppt that is posted on Edmodo or click here, look over all information for a TEST that will be assigned the week after we return from Spring Break Due dates will be posted later.

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Wednesday's PT Workout of the Day - 1 April 2020


Warm up; Conduct various stretching exercises prior to beginning i.e. shoulder stretch, quad stretch, groin stretch, etc.  

 

Daily Seven (10-15); Side Straddle Hops, Cherry Pickers, Steam Engines, Dirty Dogs, Donkey Kicks, Sun Gods (10 to front/rear), Side Straddle Hops.

 

Work of the Day;  Here are the links to the different workouts from Monday. Pick one you didn't do and compare the two. Post the comparisons on Edmodo.  


1st Workout - Click here. The female on the left is on a more beginners level. 

2nd Workout - Click here. A little longer, but slower. 
3rd Workout - Click here. My favorite of the three. Need a chair and a wall for this.

**Have fun, don't over exert yourself, and drink plenty of water**

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Tuesday's Academic Assignment - 31 March 2020

CDR's Class; Cdr's assignments for the day can be found on Edmodo

1stSgt's Class; 1stSgt's assignment can be found on Edmodo. Please review the ppt that is posted on Edmodo or click here, look over information from slides 30-43, complete and submit the quiz. Due dates are also posted.

***For those that are unable to access Edmodo, send me an email and I will send you the quiz. To prevent compromising of the quiz, instructions on how to submit will be in the email.***

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Monday's PT Workout of the Day - 30 March 2020


Warm up; Conduct various stretching exercises prior to beginning i.e. shoulder stretch, quad stretch, groin stretch, etc.  

 

Daily Seven (10-15); Side Straddle Hops, Cherry Pickers, Steam Engines, Dirty Dogs, Donkey Kicks, Sun Gods (10 to front/rear), Side Straddle Hops.

 

Work of the Day; 100 To keep workouts from becoming too monotonous, I decided to take a different approach. Here are several different workouts that you can choose from for your workout today. Please send a message on Edmodo on which one you did and what you thought about it. 


1st Workout - Click here. The female on the left is on a more beginners level. 

2nd Workout - Click here. A little longer, but slower. 
3rd Workout - Click here. My favorite of the three. Need a chair and a wall for this.

**Have fun, don't over exert yourself, and drink plenty of water**

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Click here  for 23-27 March Assignments

Click here for 16-20 March Assignments

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For CDR Reaves' & 1stSgt Dickerson's class assignment go to edmodo.com

Assignments will be published daily to both this website and to edmodo.


PFT Requirements link...click here on page 29-31.


If there are any questions, please contact CDR or 1stSgt at the below emails:


joel.reaves@cobbk12.org    or    michael.dickerson@cobbk12.org

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Plan of the Week

For the POW for the week of  16th March Click here and the Unit Master Schedule for the Fall Semester of the 2019-2020 school year, click (updated here  3/20/2020)  

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Upcoming Community Service Events/News


Due to school closures, all community service events have been cancelled up to this point. 

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Field Trip to the King Center

Tuesday, February 18th a group of cadets went to downtown Atlanta to see sites that Martin Luther King Jr. frequently went, such as the Kings home on Auburn Avenue and the Ebenezer Baptist Church. The cadets also went to the Martin Luther King Jr. National Historical Park which is  composed of the Church, crypt of DR. and Mrs. King, the Eternal Flame, Freedom Walkway, Reflecting Pool, and exhibits where they learned about how he greatly impacted the Civil Rights era and his life story. This field trip was amazing for first time visitors and those who have come before. 

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North Cobb~Harrison Precision Rifle Team Places 1st

The North Cobb~Harrison NJROTC Precision Rifle team traveled Saturday, 14 December to Anniston, Alabama where the competed at the Annual Jefferson County Classic. Team "A" placed 1st overall in the precision portion of the competition. Cadet Marcus Milani placed 1st overall individually with a score of 578 with 3 others on the team placing in the top 10 out of approximately 100 shooters. The match is hosted annually by Jefferson County High School NJROTC with participants coming from as far as North Florida. The Precision Rifle Team has already qualified for Navy Nationals this year after placing 1st overall based on SECNAV Postal preliminary results posted 7 December. The Navy National Rifle Championship will be held in Chandler, Arizona in February of 2020. Congratulations Rifle Team on a job Well Done!


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  • Cadet Miranda handing out tickets at the North Cobb vs Harrison Scrimmage Game
    Cadet Miranda handing out tickets at the North Cobb vs Harrison Scrimmage Game
  • Cadet Fowler running to the finish line at the Mountain Madness Orienteering Meet
    Cadet Fowler running to the finish line at the Mountain Madness Orienteering Meet
  • Cadet Miranda at the Mountain Madness Orienteering Meet
    Cadet Miranda at the Mountain Madness Orienteering Meet
  • The new Brain Brawl Team at the Stockbridge Meet winning with a total of 140 points
    The new Brain Brawl Team at the Stockbridge Meet winning with a total of 140 points
  • Cadets at the Kennesaw E Recycling event
    Cadets at the Kennesaw E Recycling event
  • Cadet Johnson earning first individually for yellow
    Cadet Johnson earning first individually for yellow
  • CO and cadet Mejias at the football game
    CO and cadet Mejias at the football game
  • Orienteering Team at the Veterans Day Meet
    Orienteering Team at the Veterans Day Meet
  • The Honor Guard for the Homecoming Court
    The Honor Guard for the Homecoming Court
  • c/ CDR Makayla Groves
    c/ CDR Makayla Groves
  • The Unarmed Basic platoon
    The Unarmed Basic platoon
Cadet Miranda handing out tickets at the North Cobb vs Harrison Scrimmage Game
Cadet Miranda handing out tickets at the North Cobb vs Harrison Scrimmage Game

The Marine Corps Silent Drill Platoon performs at Parkview High School

At Parkview High School the Marine Corps Silent Drill Platoon produced their last performance of the year on Monday November 25th. The MC Silent Drill Platoon puts in thousands of hours of practice to perfect their routine and have performed over 2,000 times just in this year. They perform their routine with discipline, intensity, and coordination every time. It was an amazing experience to see them in person. 

Brain Brawl takes 1st at Eagles landing

Last Saturday, 16 November 2019, our Academic Team crushed the competition at the Eagles Landing Brain Brawl Competition with a score of 165 in the First round, 245 in the Second round, and a finishing score of 240 in 1st Place in Final round. Bravo Zulu Brain Brawl! we can't wait to see what you do next!

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Drill finishes 2nd overall at Sprayberry

Last Saturday, November 9th, 2019, the Drill Team went toe-to-toe with some of the best teams in the area and came out on top in 2nd place overall, with all drill routines finishing 1st, athletics finishing respectfully, resulting in the securing of their spot at the Area 12 championship, bravo zulu Drill Team!

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Veterans Day Orienteering Meet

On Sunday,  November 10 the orienteering team competed at the Veterans Day Orienteering Meet hosted by Eagles Landing NJROTC at Hard Labor Creek State Park. The team did exceptionally well. They placed 4th for Orange, 6th for Yellow, 3rd for Green/Brown, and 3rd Overall Meet! Also cadet Tiani Johnson placed 1st in Yellow individually. Outstanding Job Team. 

                                                                    

CADETS OF THE QUARTER


Congratulations to NS1 c/SA Burris, Aiden and NS2 c/PO3 Babajic, Ariela for being awarded as the Cadets of the Quarter for the 4th six weeks of the 2020 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.

Rifle Team qualifies for Area 12

Last Saturday, 9 November 2019, Precision and Sporter teams traveled to Upson-Lee and shot against some of the best teams in Georgia. Precision team finished in 1st place as a team and three cadets placed individually. These cadets are cadet Milani 1st place, cadet Owens 2nd place, and cadet King taking 3rd place. As for the sporter team they finished 5th overall. Meaning that both teams have  qualified for the Area 12 Championship.  Bravo Zulu rifle team!
                                                                    

Drill Team Competes at Their Second Meet of the Season

The Drill team competes in their second meet of the season. The team overcame cold winds and did outstanding at the Sprayberry Drill Meet. The team placed 1st in unarmed and armed basic, 1st in unarmed exhibition, 1st in Color Guard, and 1st in Academics with three cadets scoring individually- cadet Florees 2nd, cadet Bromfield 3rd, and cadet Shepard placing 4th. The team also placed 4th for oushup, curlups, and the 16x100 run. In addition they placed 2nd Overall Drill and Meet! This qualifies the team for the Area 12 Championship. 
                                                                    

Unit Receives a Grade of "Outstanding" from Georgia Tech Instructors During 2019 Annual Military Inspection

On Wednesday,  9 October, 2019, the North Cobb- Harrison NJROTC conduct their Annual Military Inspection (AMI) at North Cobb High School. The guest inspector this year was USMC, Major Pomeroy, from Georgia Tech ROTC, with assistance from USMC, GySgt Bush of the Morehouse ROTC unit. The day began with a Personnel Inspection, followed by a briefs given by our department heads explaining their duties and responsibilities. The Official Military Ceremony including a performance by the NCHS Symphony, a demonstration by the Armed Exhibition platoon and an Awards Presentation. Maj Pomeroy was was extremely impressed with the units overall performance, earning them and grade of "Outstanding"! A special Thank You to our Booster Club and Parents for all the help and support. We could not have been successful without you.
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Team 1 takes first place at Stockbridge Brain Brawl

Last Saturday, September 21st at Stockbridge High school, The North Cobb - Harrison Academic Team started their competitive year by crushing the competition with Team 1 in 1st place and Team 2 placing respectfully in 4th place. The New Cadets on the Academic team got their first taste of what a Brain Brawl Competition is like and also won some medals along the way, Outstanding job Academic Team!

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Mountain Madness Orienteering Meet


On Saturday, September 14 at McIntosh Reserve Park in 

Whitesburg GA, the North Cobb- Harrison Orienteering team competed at the Mountain Madness meet hosted by Hillgrove HS. The team placed 4th for White, 5th for Orange, and 7th overall meet which automatically qualifies the team for the Area 12 Championship. Also, Tiani Johnson received a individual award for finishing in First place in White Y as a new orienteerer! Congratulations O-Team!

                                                                                                                                                                                       

Henry County Fun Meet

On September 7 Henry County hosted a "fun" Drill Meet. The North Cobb- Harrison Drill team competed in all events at the meet which consisted of Drill and Athletics. They placed 1st in Unarmed Basic, 1st in Armed Basic, 1st Overall for push ups, 4th in Armed Exhibition, and 4th  Overall meet! Awesome job Drill team. 

* Welcome Aboard Picnic *

On Saturday August 17 at Acworth Beach, new cadets and their parents attend the units annual Welcome Aboard Picnic. This picnic had a grand total of 460 people attending, the largest the unit has ever had! The day was full of good food, fun, music,  and information. Parents and new cadets also had a chance to meet returning cadets, the NSI, and SNSI. Thank you to those who attended, participated, and helped out. A special thank you to our Booster Club for making the event spectacular. The unit looks forward to the rising cadets that will be the future of North Cobb-Harrisons NJROTC!

Rifle Team Attends CMP Air Rifle Camp 2019

Last week, (July 22nd - 26th, 2019) NorthCobb-Harrison's Rifle Team attended this years CMP Air Rifle Camp at the CMP South Range in Anniston, Alabama where they learned techniques and recieved training to better themselves as shooters, and as cadets. In the Camp 10-Shot Standing Final, Marcus Milani placed 2nd in Precision and Seraiah Owens placed 3rd, Way to go Rifle Team! We can't wait to see what you do this year!

Freshman Orientation 2019

During the week of Freshman Orientation these cadets learned how the North Cobb- Harrison Unit does their weekly activities and procedures. The week consisted of drill, knowledge, and physical fitness. Each Team and Department also gave a short brief on how they do things in their designated areas. On their final day the rising cadets took a 50 question knowledge test and had a drill knockout, top 3 placements received goodies. This years turn out for Freshman Orientation was the biggest and best. A special thank you to the Instructors, Booster Club, and Cadet Staff for making this possible. 
                                                                                                                                                                              

Congratulations 2019 Leadership Academy Graduates!

Saturday Morning at Riverside Military Academy cadets Gisselle Miranda, Blake Ritter, Louis Dorsinvil and Ethan Fowler graduated from Leadership Academy as first time attendees and cadets Makayla Groves and Jacob Suttles received their Cadre Cords. That week had pushed them to their limits and helped them develop leadership skills in all aspects such as Drill, Athletics, and Academics. They were mentally and physically exhausted by the end of the week but learned useful knowledge. Cadets Miranda and Fowler were Platoon Commanders for their platoons, cadet Ritter was Guidon and cadet Dorsinvil was 2nd squad leader, his platoon also received Honor Platoon on graduation day.  Cadet Suttles was a part of the Color Guard and cadet Groves was Alpha Company Commander. Amazing Job cadets.

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Cadets Attend Georgia Orienteering Advanced Training Camp 

Four cadets on the Orienteering Team were sent to the Georgia Orienteering Advanced Training Camp at Hard Labor Creek Park in Rutledge, GA for the first time in North Cobb- Harrison NJROTC history. From June 2-7 John Huffman, Joseph Prinzi, Matheus Lago, and Ethan McKinster learned tips and tricks about orienteering and were able to improve their skills and come back with more knowledge to share with the Orienteering team. G.O.A.T Camp was a week that was mentally and physically straining. On their first day they had to run a 5k in 28 minutes or  less and pass an Academic Test with an 80 or higher. Their practices consisted of rigorous courses, training exercises, and using maps that were blanked out only showing the contour lines and their control points. These maps are considered an equivalent to a red course, which is the highest course offered in orienteering. On their final day they had to run a designated orienteering course based on the platoon they were assigned due to their performance at camp. All cadets did amazingly. Matheus Lago finished in First place on the green course with a total of 83  minutes. Cadet Prinzi placed first on " Memory-O Course" and the "Follow John Course." Lastly cadet Huffman placed firston the "Postage Stamp Course." Although it was a challenging week they were able to socialize, acquire new skills, and knowledge. Way to make us proud cadets!

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The New Generation!!!


The North Cobb-Harrison NS1's & 2's (1st & 2nd year) Cadets competed Saturday, 20 April at the Powder Springs NS1/2 Fun Meet. Hosted by McEachern High School, the newly trained drill cadets, led by upperclassman, weathered the rain and cold, to finish strong in the units last drill event for the season. Cadets participated in all events typically conducted at a regular sanctioned meet with the exception of Academic Testing, push ups/sit ups, and a Personnel Inspection. Such events were replaced by the "dizzy izzy", the "ammo can" relay, and the "sea bag" relay just to name a few. In spite of the weather, the cadets finished 2nd Overall placing 1st in Armed Basic, Armed Exhibition and Tug-o-war. Overall, the cadets had a great time.


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IMPORTANT

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.

ASVAB: Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Test Battery will be given at North Cobb High School on October 30th. If you are interested in taking the test, talk to Commander or 1stSgt.
You may sign up in either ROTC classrooms or the guidance office.
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 short or too tight.
Horseplay and Pranks: This will not be tolerated, please think before you do something that causes damage or injury. As cadets, you will be held accountable for your actions.
Late Passes: Cadets, You must go to your other classes. You must have written permission from your other teacher before you can come to or stay in the ROTC class rooms, So get permisson first. 
SDB Uniform: When in public you must keep the entire uniform on. The jacket may only be removed in ROTC classroom, but if you leave the rotc classroom you must have your jacket on. 
Shirt Stays: Shirt Stays are apart of the NJROTC Unifrom. When in uniform all male cadets must were Shirt Stays. 
School Support and Community Service: We have 1,688 hours of community service, and 1,332 hours of school support. Last year we earned 2,481 hours of community service and 1,792 hours of 
school support. Make sure you have done your part to support the unit in maintaining our Distingushed unit status.
Use of Electronic Devices: All cadets are reminded that cell phones and other electronic devices must be turned off and put away during class. If CDR, IstSGT, or the class leaders see it, 
it will be taken up and returned when class is over. Paragraph 8 of the course syllabus refers.
North Cobb Rifle Team: We are scheduled to take our team photo on 12 November at 1600 in the North Cobb theater.

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.

school support. Make sure you have done your part to support the unit in maintaining our Distingushed unit status.

Use of Electronic Devices: All cadets are reminded that cell phones and other electronic devices must be turned off and put away during class. If CDR, 1stSgt, or the class leaders see it, it will be taken and given back when class is over.
it will be taken up and returned when class is over.

 

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.

the specific extracurricular season, and on or off school grounds. Parents/Guardians and/or students must report any arrest of a student or behavior in which law enforcement is involved, to
their high school administration or coach within two weeks (14 calendar days) of the arrest or behavior. The two week time frame inclludes weekends, school holidays and summer vacation.

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.

SAT/ACT Prep Courses: http://www.jrotccollegeprep.com/

the specific extracurricular season, and on or off school grounds. 

REQUIRED PAPERWORK: StanRelease, Risk Factor Screening, Cadet Biography, Class Syllabus (Last Page), Signed Copy of Class Rules
are ALL required paperwork to participate in the NJROTC program. We request that each cadet turn in paperwork promptly. Paperwork was due
Friday 19 August. Failure to turn in paperwork will effect your grade. Paperwork is now overdue. Your grade WILL be affected.
REQUIRED PAPERWORK: Standard Release, Risk Factor Screening, Cadet Biography, Class Syllabus (Last Page), Signed Copy of Class RulesREQUIRED PAPERWORK: Standard Release, Risk Factor Screening, Cadet Biography, Class Syllabus (Last Page), Signed Copy of Class Rules are ALL required paperwork to participate in the NJROTC program. We request that each cadet turn in paperwork promptly. Paperwork was due Friday 19 August. Failure to turn in paperwork will effect your grade. Paperwork is now overdue. Your grade WILL be affectedCOBB COUNTY PHYSICAL: CCSD Physicals are REQUIRED for cadets to participate in drill meets and unit field trips. No physical, no field trip.
Friday 19 August. Failure to turn in paperwork will effect your grade. Paperwork is now overdue. Your grade WILL be affected.
Let Freedom Ring Color Guard: Saturday, Sep 10, 2011. NSU. Acworth Beach, 0930.
Color Guard: If your name is listed for a color guard and you are not able to attend please let c/LT (JG) Khan know A.S.A.P.
Football Game: Friday, Sep 9, 2011. NSU. Be at 50 yard line, 1900.
apply for the position, have a typed memo with your name and a method of contact put into the Executive Officer's box.

PHOTOS

Cadets that wish to have pictures uploaded to the website please email them to PAO c/LTJG Mejias, Rachel or c/ENS Berry, Nathaniel at publicaffairsnjrotc.hhs.nchs@gmail.com . These pictures may also be used in the end of the year video. 

INSTRUCTORS

Senior Naval Science Instructor: Commander Joel C. Reaves, USN (Ret.)
Email: joel.reaves@cobbk12.org
Telephone: 770-975-6685 ext. 801229
Fax: 770-975-6687

Naval Science Instructor: 1stSgt Michael Dickerson, USMC (Ret.)
Email: michael.dickerson@cobbk12.org
Telephone: 770-975-6685 ext. 8011381
Fax: 770-975-6687

Link to The Area-12 NJROTC Website