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Calendar and Events

Allen High school Marine Corp JROTC Program participates in many community events, drills/meets, and football games through the year. Specific dates will be communicated directly to your cadet - who will be responsible for communicating to their families. Some dates will be communicated via Plan of the Week. Remember to also follow AHS MCJROTC on social media for additional announcements.

Below are highlighted events you can anticipate during this  upcoming year.

Summer/Fall

Cadet Summer Program

Mid/Late July

Join our squad for drills, games, and basic intro into ROTC. Lunch provided. Not required to be in the ROTC program to join. Open to grades 8-12  Link to Register

Start of Year Bash

Early August

Welcome families and Cadets!

Physical Form Due

Early August

Ensure your cadet's physical evaluation form has been completed and uploaded into Skyward by the start of the school year

Parent Meeting

August/September

Please join for a parent evening - go over program highlights, cadets expectations, meet the instructors, and learn more about the MCJROTC Boosters.

Football games

Fall - Home/Away

See AISD Football schedule. All cadets are encouraged to join. Required for A-Crew members

Middle School Visits

Sept/Oct

Our cadet volunteers and leadership will visit AISD middle schools to introduce the programs to future students wishing to learn more about the program. Service Hour eligible.

Photo Day

Sept/Oct

Cadet photos are taken in uniform. Initial and retake dates will be communicated in plan of the week. Images will be available to purchase from photographer

Drill Meet

October

Information will be communicated to cadets. Permission form needed if off-site

Raiders Meets

October

Information will be communicated to cadets. Permission form needed if off-site

Winter

Birthday Ball

November

Marine Corps Ball - Formal Event for JROTC (Annual Showcase Event) Celebrate the Marine Corps Birthday with Ceremony, Pomp and Circumstance. All Families invited. Ticketed event.

Drill Meet

December

Information will be communicated to cadets. Permission form needed if off-site

Rotary Christmas Parade

December

Hosted by the Rotary Club of Allen. All school clubs encouraged to participate. Will meet for Cookies and Cocoa after as a unit.

Toys for Tots

December

Cadet-Let volunteer event in partnership with Marine Corp Toys for Tots program. Cadets will use sign-up genius to select dates and time they are available to collect toys. Dress Blues Uniform.

Spring

Drill Meet

January/February

Information will be communicated to cadets. Permission form needed if off-site

February

Photos from the year are prepared for a unique custom book for cadets.

Ensure you place your order timely.

Raiders Meets

March

Information will be communicated to cadets. Permission form needed if off-site

Allen Eagle Run

March

City of Allen hosted event. Cadets volunteer for setup, traffic support, and track markers. Service hour eligible.

Drill Meet

March/April

Information will be communicated to cadets. Permission form needed if off-site

Leadership Camp (LTC)

March/April

Selected leadership and leadership candidates participate in a 3 day leadership training off-site.

Fundraising Event

March/April

Fund raising campaign to engage families in assisting with donations to the program. Digital.

End of Year Awards

May

Recognition event for cadets that have demonstrated excellence in the programs. Invites sent from cadet leadership to award winners and family members. Off-site location.

Cadet Intro Night

End of May

Parent and new cadet night, to learn more about the program. Existing cadet leadership host this event to introduce and educate new cadets to the program for next year.

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