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The JROTC program prepares students for real life, scholarship opportunities and/or entry into the military. This program teaches discipline, dedication and responsibility. The program includes extra-curricular activities such as the Armed Drill Team, Unarmed Drill Team, Color Guard and many more. All of the teams compete in competitions and members of the teams earn a letter jacket after two years on the team.
- Armed Drill Team: This team teaches cadets to march, spin rifles, and have fun. This team is for males and females.
- Unarmed Drill Team: Cadets learn to march, and routines with beats using their hands. It sounds complicated, but if you put in time, and effort, you can learn the routines well. On this drill team you do not have rifles. This team is for females and males.
- Color Guard: The color guard consists of two cadets with flags, and two cadets with rifles. The color guard team can be seen presenting the flags at the beginning of our football games. You will learn patience and precise movements if you decide to join this team.
- Physical Fitness Team (PT): This team practically explains itself. Cadets increase their physical endurance and stamina through strength training, and aerobic workouts.
- Raider Challenge: Is an athletic event that tests cadets endurance and teamwork abilities through five events; to include building & crossing a rope bridge, several obstacle courses, a cross-country rescue event and a 5k run.
-Orienteering: This is a navigational race that is held in unfamiliar terrain where you use a map and a compass to locate points worth different point values.
- Saber Guard: This is a coed team where students will perform with sabers (swords) at many events such as graduation, homecoming, and military ball.
- Academic: Students will compete by demonstrating their knowledge on topics such as; current events, SAT/ACT preparation, basic leader education training based on the JROTC curriculum.
- CyberPatriot: The National Youth Cyber Education Program created by the Air Force Association to inspire students towards careers in cyber-security or other STEM disciplines.
Weekly Routine (block schedule):
Monday: Drill & Ceremony
Tuesday/Wednesday: Inspection (Uniform Day) & Classroom Instruction
Thursday/Friday: Physical Training (PT)
This course is run by the cadets. It also counts as a P.E credit. It is broken down into seven companies Alpha, Bravo,Charlie, Delta, Echo, Foxtrot, and Golf. We hope you consider joining our VOK Battalion.
If you would like to know anymore information about Sidney Lanier JROTC Program please contact the JROTC Department at: (210)978-7910 ext: 38067 or 38068
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Sidney Lanier High School | 1514 W Cesar E. Chavez Blvd | San Antonio, TX 78207 | Phone: (210) 978-7910 | Fax: (210) 228-3007
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