It's that time of year Komets! Please join Kearny JROTC for our annual ice skating fundraiser at the San Diego Ice Arena on Friday, December 13, 2019 from 8:00 - 10:00 p.m. Cadets as well as their friends and families, are welcome to attend. Starting on Monday, December 2, purchase your tickets from the Staff Officers for $15 each. Tickets include, admission and skate rental, as well as food and drinks. We hope to see you there!
On November 14, our Battalion had our JPA inspection. The JPA Inspection was an evaluation of our Battalion through our Continuous Improvement Plan (CIP), Service Learning Project (SLP), Cadet Portfolio & Interviews, and much more! Our Battalion achieved a 96.6%, allowing us to retain our Gold Honor Unit Distinction Star! Congratulations Komet Battalion!
There is no uniform inspection on Tuesday, November 19, 2019. Enjoy your rest of the week and have a great thanksgiving break!
Hello cadets! As you may know, Cadet Ball is coming up. Each unit (school) that is attending the event has their own Royal Court that consists of a queen, first attendant, and second attendant along with their escorts (who must also be a Kearny JROTC cadet). This year, selection of the Royal Court will be based upon LET level, grades, and paragraph about themselves. The female nominees will be voted on by our Battalion's cadets.
1. Photo of Yourself (School Appropriate & Will be Presented on Ballot)
2. Paragraph about Yourself (Will be Presented on Ballot)
3. State Escort’s Name (Must be a male and in the Kearny JROTC Program)
*Email Must Be Submitted by November 29, 2019 by 11:59 PM
On Wednesday, October 30, our very own Academic Team competed against Crawford High School and Morse High School for the 3rd round of the Academic League. Our team placed in 1st place with 90 points. Crawford High scored 35 points and Morse High scored 85 points. Thank you for those who competed in this round!
In the midst of the holiday season, the SDUSD Joint Brigade is partnering with Kearny High School to collect donated goods for those in need. From November 1st to December 6th, please join us in donating canned or non-perishable goods. Such goods can include canned fruit and vegetables, canned sauces, applesauce, peanut butter, crackers, rice, beans, granola bars, etc. The company that collects and donates the highest average ounces per cadet will receive a surprise!
On Tuesday, October 22, and Wednesday, October 23, 2019, eighth graders from our local feeder schools, Montgomery and Taft Middle School, visited the Kearny High Educational Complex to see what we had to offer. During both events, our JROTC cadets conducted campus-wide tours and showcased the many benefits associated with joining JROTC. With the Archery Team in session, our very own Army Instructors explained the purpose of JROTC and how it can support their path in high school and beyond. Thank you to everyone who participated in these events! We hope that next year we get to see those familiar faces in our program!
On Wednesday, October 23, our very own Academic Team competed against Hoover High School and Crawford High School for the 2nd round of the Academic League. Our team placed in second place with 85 points. Crawford High scored 25 points and Hoover High scored 135 points. Thank you for those who competed in this round!
To all those who will be participating in the Taft Tour, please click the button below to access the group chat. This will help us better communicate with one another in case for emergencies or updates.
On Friday October 25, 2019, join us at Jones Elementary's Fall Festival! This will be a very fun experience for you guys to have and this will help you improve your social skills. This will also count for volunteer credit. But, be sure to have your own transportation because we will not provide it for you. We hope that you will have a great time and we can't wait to see you guys there!
On October 22 and October 23, 2019, 8th graders from Taft and Montgomery will come to visit our school to see what we have to offer. During those times, we will show the students the many benefits of joining JROTC. With the Archery Team in session, the Army Instructors explained the purpose of JROTC and how it can support students in their path in high school. We hope that next year, we will get to see those faces in our program!
Due to homecoming spirit week, all cadets will be excused from uniform inspection on Tuesday, October 15. Instead of wearing the uniform, you may participate in the Tiki Tuesday (wear hawaiian attire) spirit day!
On Wednesday, October 2, our Komet Battalion Cadets volunteered for the San Diego Blood Drive in throughout the entire day. Cadets greeted and checked in donors and passed out snacks and drinks for them. We are so glad to be a part of this experience and to give back to this community. Thank you to all of those who volunteered for the Blood Drive!
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