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  There are over 600 cadets currently enrolled in JROTC at South Fort Myers High School here in Lee County. The JROTC program utilizes the military structure to develop and improve students’ self-discipline, confidence, pride, team-building, and responsibility. Students have the option, with no obligation, to join special teams at no cost. These teams compete at county and state competitions. Students gain a sense of belonging and have fun in this program. The students benefit in numerous ways, by achieving better grades, better graduation rates, and increased school and community involvement.
 
  The JROTC program provides Cadets the opportunity to develop and improve themselves in many ways: it uses military skills to teach self-discipline, confidence, and pride in a job well done and offers challenges:
 
     
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  • Promote and encourage citizenship through participation in community service projects
  • Sharpen communication skills
  • Develop leadership potential and work as a member of a team
  • Improve physical fitness
  • Provide incentives to live drug free
  • Promote graduation from high school and develop a solid foundation for career development

 
         
  The program is demanding... and we set a high standard from the start. This course is challenging and cadets can expect to do things they have never before done. The AJROTC program is also fun and provides opportunities to go rappelling, build rope bridges, and boost the competitive spirit. Cadets can expect to enjoy themselves in a safe and active learning environment. All uniforms and equipment needed for successful completion of this course are provided at no cost to the student.
 
             
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  JROTC Academic
  • Keys to success: A solid academic foundation coupled with a positive attitude

  • A minimum Grade Point Average (GPA) of 2.0 to participate in JROTC special teams

  • Bring all required materials, text books, devices to each class

  • Complete all "read-ahead" assignments as directed by your instructor to maximize classroom participation

  • Do not hesitate to ask questions when you do not understand

  • Take notes during all classroom instruction

   
             
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  JROTC What to Expect
 
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  • To be challenged - mentally and physically 
  • Honesty, respect, and feedback
  • To provide a learning environment that is safe, fun, and active
  • We will teach you all you need to know in order to be successful in JROTC
  • We will remain after school for any additional instruction that you may need upon request
  • We will be firm when dealing with violations of school or JROTC policies and compassionate when listening to your concerns
  • We will set the example for you to follow
  • We will make sure that you learn and have fun while attending JROTC
  • We will always be available for you regardless of situation or issue if you require teacher assistance
   
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