Curriculum you can’t find in a textbook . . .

 

 

JROTC is a unique course of study that provides an education in leadership, decision-making, and management to young men and women with subjects not offered in any other curriculum.  The background and experience gained have life-long application in every occupation and profession.

 
High standards in bearing, appearance, conduct, and performance are required. Students must be prepared to accept instruction and directions from instructors and other cadets. All cadets must wear the issued uniform once a week as directed.  
           

Although not required, cadets are encouraged to take part in the variety of activities available to JROTC students.  These include cadet unit functional staff positions, pistol and rifle teams, color guard and drill teams, courtesy patrols, orienteering course, military ball, field and orientation trips, and summer camp at Camp Ashland, Nebraska.

Enrollment in JROTC does not obligate students for any future military service.  Those students who do enter military service after graduation with 2, 3, and 4 years of JROTC experience may qualify for advanced rank after completion of advanced training.

 

 

JROTC 1-2                                                                                                                            9-12
Intro to Leadership Development 

Cadets receive instruction in citizenship, techniques of communication, leadership, leadership lab (inspections/drill), physical training, first aid, and American history.   Course Syllabus

Prerequisites: None

 
 

JROTC 3-4                                                                                                                         10-12
Intermediate Leadership De­velopment

Cadets receive instruction in techniques of communication, leadership, leadership lab (inspections/drill), physical training, first aid, map reading, American military history, American citizenship, career opportunities, roles of the U.S. Army, and technology awareness.  Course Syllabus

Prerequisites: JROTC 1-2

 

JROTC 5-6                                                                                                                        11-12
Advanced Leadership Devel­opment

Cadets receive instruction in techniques of communication, leadership, leadership lab (inspections/drill), physical training, first aid and drug prevention, geography, American military history, American citizenship, career opportunities, role of the U.S. Armed Forces, and technology awareness.   Course Syllabus
Prerequisites: JROTC 3-4

 

JROTC 7-8                                                                                                                             12

Applied Leadership Develop­ment

Cadets receive instruction in Command and staff procedures, techniques of communication, leadership, leadership lab (inspections/drill), physical training, drug abuse prevention, map reading, geography, American government, American military history, American citizenship, career opportunities, and technology awareness

Prerequisites: JROTC 5-6  Course Syllabus

 

BEGINNING MARKSMANSHIP 1-2                                                                                    10-12

Detailed instruction, guidance, and supervision in safety and the art of precision firing with .22 caliber target rifles, and air pellet pistols and rifles. Partici­pants must be highly motivated, dedicated, self-disciplined and agile.  Rifle teams participate in postal and shoulder-to-shoulder rifle matches in and outside of Omaha.   Students have the opportunity to try out for the Benson High School Rifle Team and Pistol Teams and earn a varsity letter.  Course Syllabus

Prerequisites: Current enrollment in JROTC 3-4, 5-6, 7-8 and permission of Army instructor.  
 

ADVANCED MARKSMANSHIP 1-2                                                                                    11-12

A continuation of the Beginning Marksmanship course.   Further detailed instruction, guidance, and supervision in safety and the art of precision firing.  Course Syllabus

Prerequisites: Current enrollment in JROTC 3-4, 5-6, 7-8 and permission of Army instructor. 
 

JROTC COLOR GUARD/DRILL 1-2                                                                                   10-12

Cadets will study the history of Color Guard and Drill and how it has been used by the military to instill discipline and how it has been used in battle.  Cadets will receive instruction on how to function as a member of a color guard in order to participate in color guards for parades, games, ceremonies and OPS, UNO and Bellevue Color Guard competitions.  As teams progress they will have the opportunity to compete at the regional & national levels.  Cadets will receive instruction in Regulation and Rifle Drill with the goal of participating in the OPS, UNO and Bellevue Drill meets as a member of a regulation and rifle drill team.  Course Syllabus

Prerequisites: HSROTC 1-2 and permission of Army Instructor