Jr. ROTC

ROTC I


ROTC II*


ROTC III*


ROTC IV*


9,10,11,12
1 Credit
Elective
$10.00 Uniform Fee

Leadership Education I
Leadership Education: Citizenship, Character, and Air Force Tradition introduce cadets to the Air Force Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (AFJROTC) program. It provides information about military traditions, citizenship, the U.S. government, wellness, health, fitness, and how to exercise self –control. This book begins with the history, organization, mission, goals and objectives or AFJROTC. It moves onto cover your personal behavior and responsibility. It continues with providing information about physical fitness and the benefits of making safe, drug-free decisions. It ends with an in-depth study of citizenship in the Unites States and introduces you to the different forms of government throughout the world.

Leadership Education also entails the wear of our uniforms, classroom procedures, and morning pledge duty. To match up with Air Force Blue Monday’s, cadets will wear their blue uniform once per week on that Monday. Students will be graded on their dress and appearance as outlined in their student handbook and as per discussed during their JROTC I leadership studies. Students will be required to learn and conduct class opening as well as conducting the school pledge of allegiance on a rotational basis. Please note that uniform wear is mandatory and students that do not wear the uniform will not pass the class.

Each lesson will have a short story related to the lesson and students will be pre and post tested for vocabulary and lesson comprehension through the use of the classroom performance system, CPS. Our curriculum plan, classroom procedures handout, and our uniform inspection checklist is attached below.

 

10, 11, 12
1 Credit
Elective
$10.00 Uniform Fee

Leadership Education II
Communication, Awareness, and Leadership represents a significant revision, bringing up-to-date concepts, philosophies, and materials into the Air Force Junior Reserve Officer Training Corp (AFJROTC) curriculum. It focuses on the AFJROTC mission to “develop citizens of character dedicated to serving their nation and community” through better communication, increased awareness of self and others, and improved leadership. This book begins with learning, communicating, and personal development. It continues onto Building Personal Awareness, and understanding groups and teams. Finally it moves on to Preparing for leadership.

Leadership Education also entails the wear of our uniforms, classroom procedures, and morning pledge duty. To match up with Air Force Blue Monday’s, cadets will wear their blue uniform once per week on that Monday. Students will be graded on their dress and appearance as outlined in their student handbook and as per discussed during their JROTC I leadership studies. Students will be required to learn and conduct class opening as well as conducting the school pledge of allegiance on a rotational basis. Please note that uniform wear is mandatory and students that do not wear the uniform will not pass the class. Each lesson will have a short story related to the lesson and students will be pre and post tested for vocabulary and lesson comprehension through the use of the classroom performance system, CPS. Our curriculum plan, classroom procedures handout, and our uniform inspection checklist is attached below.

 

11, 12
1 Credit
Elective
$10.00 Uniform Fee

Leadership education III
Life Skills and Career Opportunities provides an essential component of leadership education for today’s high school students. This book, and the course it is designed for, will prepare you for life after high school in the high-tech, globally oriented, and diverse workplace of the 21st century. This book begins with charting your financial course, managing your resources, career opportunities. Next it moves onto aiming toward a college degree, charting your course, and applying for jobs. Finally it deals with working for the federal government and developing your career skills.

Leadership Education also entails the wear of our uniforms, classroom procedures, and morning pledge duty. To match up with Air Force Blue Monday’s, cadets will wear their blue uniform once per week on that Monday. Students will be graded on their dress and appearance as outlined in their student handbook and as per discussed during their JROTC I leadership studies. Students will be required to learn and conduct class opening as well as conducting the school pledge of allegiance on a rotational basis. Please note that uniform wear is mandatory and students that do not wear the uniform will not pass the class. Each lesson will have a short story related to the lesson and students will be pre and post tested for vocabulary and lesson comprehension through the use of the classroom performance system, CPS. Our curriculum plan, classroom procedures handout, and our uniform inspection checklist is attached below.

 

12
1 Credit
Elective
$10.00 Uniform Fee

Leadership Education IV
Leadership education 4 Principles of Management provides exposure to the fundamentals of management. This fourth-year course is taught to cadets who have normally been in the program for at least three years, have assumed leadership roles in the cadet corps, and are usually managing all aspects of the cadet corps activities. This revised course contains many leadership topics that will benefit you as well as provide what you have learned during your time in AFJROTC, will provide you with the ability to lead and direct your cadet corps and equip you with the qualities you need to serve in leadership roles. In addition, the material you will learn in this course will signify benefit you no matter what you decide to do after high school. This book begins with introduction to management. It moves on to Planning, organizing, and finally Leading.

Leadership Education also entails the wear of our uniforms, classroom procedures, and morning pledge duty. To match up with Air Force Blue Monday’s, cadets will wear their blue uniform once per week on that Monday. Students will be graded on their dress and appearance as outlined in their student handbook and as per discussed during their JROTC I leadership studies. Students will be required to learn and conduct class opening as well as conducting the school pledge of allegiance on a rotational basis. Please note that uniform wear is mandatory and students that do not wear the uniform will not pass the class. Each lesson will have a short story related to the lesson and students will be pre and post tested for vocabulary and lesson comprehension through the use of the classroom performance system, CPS. Our curriculum plan, classroom procedures handout, and our uniform inspection checklist is attached below.


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Aerospace Science I
Aerospace Science: A Journey Into Aviation History is a course about aviation history focusing on the development of flight throughout the centuries. It starts with ancient civilizations, then progresses through time to modern days. It emphasizes civilian and military contribution to aviation, the development and modernization of the United States Air Force, and a brief history of astronomy and space exploration. The following four units will be covered:

Unit One: Imagining Flight covers ancient flight.

Unit Two:
Exploring Flight deals with pioneers of flight.

Unit Three:
Developing Flight focuses on the early days of the Army Air Corps through air power in World War II.

Unit Four:
Extending Flight begins with astronomy and space, starting with the solar system and some early astronomers, then turning to rocketry and the space race.

Each lesson will have a short story related to the lesson and students will be pre and post tested for vocabulary and lesson comprehension through the use of the classroom performance system, CPS. Our curriculum plan, classroom procedures handout, and our uniform inspection checklist is attached on this website.

 

Aerospace Science II
The Science of Flight: A Gateway to New Horizons is an introductory course and customized textbook that focuses on how airplanes fly, how weather conditions affect flight, flight and the human body, and flight navigation. The course is designed to complement materials taught in math, physics, and other science-related courses and is aligned with the National Science Education Standards, the Math Standards and Expectations, and ISTE National Education Technology Standards for Students. The following four chapters are discussed:

Chapter 1: How Airplanes Fly discusses the elements of flight.

Chapter 2:
Working Through Flight Conditions explores how weather conditions affect flight.

Chapter 3:
Flight and the Human Body covers how flight affects the human body.

Chapter 4:
Flying From Here To There discusses flight navigation and the purpose of navigation aids.

Each lesson will have a short story related to the lesson and students will be pre and post tested for vocabulary and lesson comprehension through the use of the classroom performance system, CPS. Our curriculum plan, classroom procedures handout, and our uniform inspection checklist is attached on this website.
Aerospace Science III
Cultural Studies: An Introduction to Global Awareness is a customized course about the world’s cultures. The course is specifically created for the US Army, Marine Corps, Navy, and Air Force Junior ROTC programs. It is designed to introduce students to the study of world affairs, regional studies, and cultural awareness. It delves into history, geography, religions, languages, culture, political systems, economics, social issues, environmental concerns, and human rights. It looks at major events and significant figures that have shaped each region. The following chapters will be reviewed:

Chapter 1: The Middle East reviews the region from its earliest days as the cradle of Western civilization and the birthplace of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam.

Chapter 2:
Asia begins with a general overview of Eastern religions and the region’s peoples.

Chapter 3:
Africa covers a continent subject to outside influences, from Arab merchants and Islam to European traders and Christianity.

Chapter 4:
Russia and the Former Soviet Republics tracks the Cold War struggle between communism and capitalism.

Chapter 5:
Latin America reviews the region’s history before and after European conquest.

Chapter 6:
Europe explains how the ancient Greeks and Romans molded Europe’s character.

Each lesson will have a short story related to the lesson and students will be pre and post tested for vocabulary and lesson comprehension through the use of the classroom performance system, CPS. Our curriculum plan, classroom procedures handout, and our uniform inspection checklist is attached on this website.

Aerospace Science IV
Exploring Space: The High Frontier textbook includes the latest information available in space science and space exploration. The course begins with the study of the space environment from the earliest days of interest in astronomy and early ideas of the heavens, through the Renaissance, and on into modern astronomy. It provides an in-depth study of the Earth, Sun, stars, Moon, and Solar System, including the terrestrial and the outer planets. IT discusses issues critical to travel in the upper atmosphere---such as orbits and trajectories--- unmanned satellites, and space probes. IT investigates the importance of entering space and discusses manned and unmanned missions, focusing on concepts surrounding spaceflight, space vehicles, launch systems, and safety. The following 4 units will be discussed. .

“Unit 1: The Space Environment” discusses the vastness of the galaxy and the universe.

“Unit 2: Exploring Space”
looks at why humans should explore space and reviews the challenges of entering space.

“Unit 3:Manned and Unmanned Spaceflight”
delves into the space programs of several nations, the space shuttle program, space stations, and the many unmanned space probes.

“Unit 4: Space Technology”
focuses on the science and technology of spaceflight. You’ll learn about orbits and trajectories, and how they work; about maneuvering and traveling in space; and about momentum, gravitational force, orbital velocity, and orbit height, eccentricity, and inclination.

Each lesson will have a short story related to the lesson and students will be pre and post tested for vocabulary and lesson comprehension through the use of the classroom performance system, CPS. Our curriculum plan, classroom procedures handout, and our uniform inspection checklist is attached on this website.

All AFJROTC classes also have a wellness program built into the curriculum. On Fridays, students are expected to dress out and perform basic calisthenics and participate in the physical fitness program led by the JROTC cadets. Those activities include but are not limited to soccer, flag football, basketball, field hockey, volleyball, in door and out door running, dodge ball, ultimate frisbee, and Kung Fu. This class round outs our curriculum and is the 20 percent of our 40/40/20 percent matrix for JROTC Instruction. Any cadet that cannot participate in this program by self avoidance or by not having an approved parent permission form is subject to removal from the program.

*Must have completed previous year


New Albany High School
201 Hwy 15 North
New Albany, MS 38652
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