Annual New Cadet Orientation - All new cadets are encouraged to attend a short orientation camp before the start of the school year. This year's annual orientation for new cadets will be held from 16 to 19 August at Highland High School. All new cadets must report between 0900-0915. All parents should have received a letter with applicable information. Please email the information listed below to email@example.com and firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Full name of the cadet and whetehr they will attend orientation, grade of the incoming cadet, any allegies and any medical related issues that would prevent participation in wellness workouts.
We look forward to seeing your child on the 16th of August and please continue exploring the information on our webside below and at the links to the upper left of this page.
WHAT IS AIR FORCE JUNIOR ROTC?
Air Force Junior Reserve Officer Training Coprs (AFJROTC) is a five-credit Practical Arts Course offered to all high school students. The mission of this course is to "BUILD BETTER CITIZENS FOR AMERICA" utilizing various text books and activities, focused on developing positive life skills and instilling confidence and a sense of responsibility to self and community. The Course is open to any student in the Black Horse Pike Regional School District and is headquartered at Highland Regional High School.
If you attend Triton or Timber Creek High Schools and are interested in joining, please look at the Q&A link to the left. Course details can be found by clicking on the courses of study link. Also, I hope you spent time looking at the activity slide show above.
Junior ROTC has a school-sponsored drill team and color gaurd, which competes against ofther Junior ROTC units approximately six times per school year. These teams also perform at nearly every veterans-sponsored activity throughout the school year. Cadets try out for these teams and can earn a varsity letter by being selected and serving as an active member of the team.
The Cadet Corps also sponsors various extrcurricular activities throughout the school year. Attendance is not mandatory, but is highly encourged. These activities include:
- Military Dinning Out
- Military Ball
- Drill Competitions
- Final Award Ceremony
- Field Trips (State Capitol, Washington DC, Middle School visits)
AirForce Junior ROTC cadets are involved in virtually every school and community service activity throughout the school year. We are actively involved in Back to School Night, Theatre Works, Graduations, Community Cleanup and more. We often are thanked for our participationn in events such as our Soles4Souls shoe drive (see letter below):