Due to the predicted rain, all cadets will be excused from tomorrow's uniform inspection on Tuesday, April 30.
- c/CPT Tran
Please complete the Google Form below to select the Cadet Ball theme that you would like to see this upcoming year.
Hello cadets! If you are interested in becoming one of our Joint Brigade Staff in the next school year of 2018-2019, please fill out the documents attached below. There will also be a document attached about the Joint Brigade Staff Positions as well as their duties and responsibilities. We encourage cadets to consider serving in our District Joint Brigade Staff.
**Please note that you must be an incoming senior (a senior in the School Year of 2018-2019) in order to apply.**
NOMINATE THE NEXT GENERATION OF LEADERS!
Four Star Leadership with General Tommy Franks is accepting applications and nominations for its FREE world-class summer leadership program to be held July 8-13! Do you know a star student with strong leadership ability? Four Star Leadership can maximize their potential.
Students will be housed on the Oklahoma Christian university Campus in Oklahoma City and travel on various excursions where they will meet and engage with national and international leaders including politicians, dignitaries and sports stars. In addition, students will be confronted with practical leadership and ethical scenarios and then challenged to address them individually in a persuasive speech and writing competition as well as collaboratively in an Ethics Bowl tournament.
Attendees will have a chance to earn more than $30,000 in scholarships as well as gain internships and receive letters of recommendation.
Applications and nominations for Four Star Leadership 2017 are being accepted now through May 8.
1. The Cadet Ball will be held at the Town and Country Resort Hotel in the Atlas Ballroom, Saturday, 17 March 2018, from 1800 until 2330. The Town and Country Resort Hotel is located in Mission Valley at the Hotel Circle exit. The cost is $55 per person. This price includes a formal dinner and dancing. Over 1,200 cadets will attend from SDUSD!
2. To purchase a ticket, go to the financial office and state you are buying a ticket(s) for the cadet ball. Cadets may only purchase one or two tickets (for themselves and one guest). Give your receipt to COL Johnson, 1SG Rice, SFC Negrete, or any Battalion Staff member. Please note that you must turn in your permission slip by Thursday, March 1. Tickets are on sale now until Friday, March 2, 2018. Only 100 tickets are available for Kearny High School. After March 1st if we have sold all of our tickets, others may be available from other schools.
DO NOT WAIT - THEY SELL FAST! Purchase your tickets BEFORE March 1at!3. Only San Diego City School Cadets and their guests are authorized to attend the Ball. Any Cadet arriving without previously purchasing a ticket (receipt from financial office) will not be admitted. Only authorized Cadets and guests, in the proper uniform/attire, will be allowed to attend the Ball. This is a formal occasion. Strict adherence to the following dress code is required for admittance. Purchase of a ticket does not authorize entry unless you and your guest are properly dressed.
a. Male Cadets must wear the Service Dress Uniform, with a black bow tie. Remember to wear your name tag, JROTC rank, and ribbons with this uniform. HEADGEAR (COVERS) is not required and should not be brought to the Ball. THIS IS NOT A CLUB! INAPPROPRIATE DRESS = NO ENTRANCE. Also, we recommend that cadets do NOT wear any medals. They tend to come off during dancing!
b. Female Cadets are authorized to wear formal attire, BUT be sure that the outfit is neither too revealing nor provocative. FAILURE TO COMPLY WITH THESE RULES AND YOU WILL NOT BE ADMITTED TO THE DANCE.
c. Male guests must wear formal/semi-formal attire. NO MALE GUESTS WILL BE ADMITTED WHO IS NOT PROPERLY DRESSED. Attire also includes dress shoes-sneakers are NOT allowed. Although a bow tie is not required with the suit, a tie is mandatory. NO TIE, NO JACKET, NO ADMISSION. Formal wear is a tuxedo and semi-formal is a suit (matching coat and slacks). Jackets, sweaters, windbreakers, leather, etc., are not formal attire. CASUAL WEAR = NO ENTRANCE. COATS MUST BE WORN AT ALL TIMES DURING THE BALL.
d. Minimum 2.0 GPA (including the Citizenship Grade) is required to attend.
4. The Cadet Ball is a school sponsored function and the following rules are mandatory.
a. Entrance to the Ball area will begin at 1730, so plan to arrive and be seated for dinner by 1800.
DO NOT ARRIVE BEFORE 1730!
b. The front entrance will be closed at 2000 to form the Royal Court. Colors will be posted at 1900. No one will be admitted while the Colors or Court are being presented.
c. Cadets will leave the immediate Ball area to have pictures taken in the foyer. For re-admittance, they must show the “black light” hand stamp. No one will be re-admitted without this stamp.
d. Smoking or drinking intoxicating beverages are not permitted. The purchasing of Hotel rooms for an “after party” is not permitted.
e. Dancing begins at approximately 2045. Dancing will be appropriate for a military formal ball. SUGGESTIVE OR INAPPROPRIATE DANCING (Freaking) WILL CAUSE YOU TO LEAVE THE BALL.
f. You are responsible for the actions of your guest. If you or your guest do not follow the standards of Cadet policies, YOU WILL BE ASKED TO LEAVE.
g. ONCE YOU LEAVE THE BUILDING, YOU MAY NOT RETURN.
5. The ball ends at 2330. Therefore you must make arrangements to leave the area at that time.
If you have any questions regarding Cadet Ball, please contact any of our members at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Below is the schedule for this year's Cadet Ball:
At 1630, the Color Guard, Honor Guard, and cadets participating in the Arches will arrive for rehearsal.
At 1730, check-in begins for everyone.
At 1815, the ballroom opens to everyone.
At 1830, everyone must be checked in before this time.
YOU ARE NOT ABLE TO ENTER THE BALL PAST 1830 (6:30 PM).
At 1900, the Presentation of the Colors will start.
At 1915 - 2030, dinner will begin along with a guest speaker.
At 2030, the formation of the Royal Court will start.
At 2045, the presentation of the Royal Court will commence.
From 2100 - 2330, dancing will begin.
DANCING MUST BE APPROPRIATE, OTHERWISE, YOU WILL BE FORCED TO LEAVE THE PREMISES.
*PLEASE LET YOUR RIDES KNOW THAT CADET BALL WILL END AT 2330 (11:30 PM).
Hello, cadets. Every year, our unit (school) attends Cadet Ball, a formal event where all thirteen units from the SDUSD Brigade come to celebrate. Each unit 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). Please click on the button below to begin voting on the Royal Court that will represent our unit at Cadet Ball.
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 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 in the Kearny JROTC Program)
*Email Must Be Submitted by February 20, 2018 by 3:30 PM
We can't wait to see you come to our ice skating fundraiser. It will be held at the San Diego Ice Arena from 8 to 10 PM. Tickets will be on sale for $15 and sold by our battalion staff and company XOs. There will be food and drinks so make sure to invite everyone you know!
*Please note that Kearny AJROTC will not be providing transportation.*
Due to the predicted rain, there will not be a uniform day this Tuesday, January 9th. All cadets are excused from this week's inspection.
Our canned food drive will officially be starting on November 13th and closing December 13th. Bring in at least two cans to count towards credit and help your company be the one with the most amount of cans collected. The cans donated towards your company will count towards best company credit. Please make sure that the cans you bring in are not expired. Help us fight hunger within San Diego!
- c/CPT Peterson
Due to the very high temperature, there will be no uniform inspections on Tuesday, October 24th. Cadets will not be wearing their JROTC uniforms and we advise everyone to dress appropriately for this weather.
- c/CPT Peterson
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