|JROTC - Army|
Junior Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (JROTC) is a four-year progressive program which is open to all students in grades 9–12. GCPS offers JROTC units at nine locations— Air Force units at North Gwinnett High, Meadowcreek High, and Shiloh High; Army units at Colllins Hill High, Grayson High, Norcross High, and South Gwinnett High; a Marine unit at Parkview High; and Navy units at Duluth High and Peachtree Ridge High. Students who complete three years of JROTC fulfill the Health and Physical Education requirement for graduation.
Army Junior ROTC (AJROTC) This program promotes success through learning and self-management. Students will develop leadership skills, learn to incorporate principles of mental and physical wellness into behaviors and decisions, and be able to characterize the role of the military and other national service organizations in building a constitutional republic. The curriculum supports the school’s mission and mandates by integrating technology, linking content to state standards, integrating reading and writing, and providing character and financial education while reinforcing the competencies taught in other academic subjects in which students are enrolled.
See your school counselor for more information.
U.S. Army https://www.usarmyjrotc.com/
In all four military branches, the JROTC curriculum promotes and teaches leadership, citizenship, and personal responsibility. These qualities represent necessary behaviors in all aspects of life including the world of work. Participating in these programs will enable you to learn valuable skills that can assist you through your educational careers into your life-long learning and civilian or military work.
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