CHS Cadet Gazette AFJROTC
Volume 16 Edition 5 4 Jan 2011
Inspection Over:} Academic Challenge Teams
After months of preparation, our inspection was a great Our academic efforts have been a major push this year,
success. Lt Col McKinnis was impressed at our size and with more competitions than ever before. Congrats to our
impact on our community. We earned the highest rating Presidential academic team for making it to the second round.
possible. Thanks to all who cleaned up, and stepped up to The first of February will be phase 2. If they are at the top,
make our inspection a great one. Don’t power back next they will advance to the finals in Washington DC. Good luck
semester, we still have a lot of work to do. to all our teams! Keep it up make us proud.
Change of Command Dining Out Marksmanship
The Change of Command Dining Out will be held on Aim high Marksmanship Team. The team has been shooting
February 1st at 6:30 in the Commons Area. We will be having in a number of postal matches and will be heavily involved
a Pot-Luck Dinner. Parents, guests, and siblings over 10 are when we return from Christmas break. Congrats to the varsity
invited to join us. The cost for the event is $2 per person, but for qualifying for the Air Force Championships, February in
it will be limited to 150 people, so buy your tickets NOW Alabama. The team will also be competing in the JROTC
from Maj Workman or CMSgt Martin. Activities will include Region Championships on 5 February at CHS. Good luck on
Dinner, Term and Semester Awards, a Change of Command, the rest of the season.
Academic Drawing, and Drill Down. This will be our Awards
Ceremony for the month of January and February. The dress CyberPatriots return to Florida
for Dinning Out is Service Dress. For more info contact C/Lt. Congrats to the CyberPatriot Team, as they will be
Col JT Astle. returning to Florida in February to defend their championship.
On Dec 4th, the team competed in a field of 90 that had been
Military Ball pared down from 500 In round 3 of this year’s competition.
Get your groove on. This year’s Military Ball spectacular They were one of only two AFJROTC teams to advance.
will be January 22nd; from 6pm to 10pm at the Weber State They will be competing against that team for the Air Force
University Ogden will be hosting it so it will be great. Championship and the right to compete for the All-Services
Uniform of the day is: Service Dress for males and either Championship in Washington DC in April. Best Wishes to the
Service or beautiful dresses for the ladies. The price is just team as they move forward.
$15.00 per person for Srs, $13 for Jrs, and $10 for Sophs, and
that includes food. Bring a date or come stag, your choice, Honor Guard
just come. This is the #1, must go to event of the year!!!! Cadets don’t forget to sign up for color guards on the
Tickets MUST be purchased by Friday, 14 Jan. For more board. Practices are temporarily switching to Tuesday’s after
information and tickets contact Major or Chief. school. We need you as we are in our busiest part of the
season. We are also looking for the best and most dedicated
Speaking of Awards for competition color guard teams. We are also looking for
Awards and Promotions will be presented during the outstanding musicians who can play trumpets or drums, or
Dining Out. So, make sure you get your application in and those who can sing. If you’re interested or have more
tickets purchased! Remember, the Dining-Out is an End-of- information, contact C/Lt. Col. Zach Hayes.
Term Ceremony. Cadets should apply for Term Awards
including: Academic, Good Conduct, and Attendance or an Project: Community Service
Academic Promotion. And don’t forget our academic Even after the winter holidays have passed, JROTC Cadets
drawing!!! If you have any questions, talk to your Flight continue to contribute to Community Service. Thanks to all
Commander, your mentor, or a Staff Officer. for your participation in our support for VA Hospital Stocking
Stuffing and Caroling, Toys for Tots, Blankets for wounded
Change of Command soldiers, Sub for Santa, and Falcons are Fabulous. We
Congratulations to the 2nd Semester Group Commander provided over 200 hours of service during December. Your
Melissa Nichols. Cadet Nichols has worked hard the past three participation made Christmas special for a lot of people who
years, and is being recognized for her outstanding dedication, are less fortunate. The Chaplain also has many other plans in
leadership, and service to our Corps, school, and community. the mill for the future, including our major project in support
She will be selecting her Staff, so, if you have strong desires of the Hill AFB Museum.
to serve, make sure to talk to her. As a reminder, items in the Lost and Found Bins will be
We thank our outgoing Group Commander J.T Astle, for donated to the homeless every other Friday. If you have a lost
his service during the First Semester. He now becomes the item, check the Lost and Found Bins.
Chief’s whipping boy. Thanks to all who served the Corps
during the First Semester.
Drill Teams scholarships. Check Fastweb.com and other search engines
State drill meet will hit you, before you know it. It is time for a wide variety of scholarships. Deadlines for completing
to lock it in and focus. It is vital to keep those grades up and military scholarships is just weeks away. Applications for the
plan to attend ALL practices. We cannot progress with out AEF and Abercrombie Scholarships are due 15 March.
your dedication. Practice every “A” Day, every Friday, and Juniors, time to look to your future. You can start
every Monday night. EVERYONE NEEDS TO BE AT ALL applying for JROTC Scholarships and Academy
THE PRACTICES!!! . If you have a problem let Cadet Zach Appointments in the middle of February, but there is also a
Hayes or Melissa Nichols know before hand ASAP. We can number of other things to look at. Applications will soon be
not be a great team without dedication. Play like a champion taken for Boy’s and Girl’s State, (interviews will be in
in all you do!!!! March). Applications are also being taken for Service
Academy Summer Seminars. Also you should plan for the
Awareness Presentation Team Sophomores, make sure you are taking the right classes
Future academy award winners WE NEED YOU. We are and doing the right things!!!!!
ready to jump full force into rehearsal. This is one of the most For questions see Maj Workman!
important programs we have, and we need your help. If you
like to act, please come join us on Friday’s after school. See
C/Lt. Col. Hayes for info and a script.
We are just a week from the end of the term. Our goal is
to reduce missing assignments, in-turn improving grades.
Aerospace Club Help us with those goals and help yourself. Buckle down and
Aerospace Club is heavily into the Losey Weather Program finish strong!
every Wednesday for about four more weeks. Losey is a If you need help, we are here. The Kitty Hawk Air
Weather Program where Cadets learn about the different Society is again doing Thursday tutoring after school for all
aspects of our weather. After Losey they will be moving back who need help. Don’t be shy! Make yourself the best you can
into R/C flight. If you would like to join make sure you come be. If you need specific help or want to support, see Cadet
on Wednesday after school, or talk to Cadet Jesus Elguea James Hall
Show me the money! Watch for the CHS ACES!
ARE YOU FORGETTING YOUR IOUs? Those IOUs The Command Staff is developing a new multi-facetted
from last Dining Out, and for the $150 Drill Team Deposit are recognition program. The program called ACE is going to be
all over-due. The next deposit will be due the first part of an exciting new challenge. We hope to start next semester.
February. The lack of funds limits our ability to do activities Watch for details!!!
in the Corps.
To raise additional monies for our Corps, please remember
to save old cell phones and laser or ink jet cartridges. We are
Cadets of the Month
also asking those who have. We get a portion of every dollar Congratulations to those Cadets who have worked hard
spend by someone registered with the Corps. Don’t forget to during December to make our Corps a better place. The
check the calendar for the Corps’ Cafeteria Work Cadets of the Month for December are:
Schedule. AS I- Shane Preece
Next major fund-raiser will be our Auction dinner. This is AS I- Hunter Poe
going to be a great one. Date is 12 March at N. Davis Jr HS. AS I- Ryan Croft
The Overall Cadet for December is Ryan Croft. Thank you
to all who work to make our JROTC Program a better place.
Remember, you are our best advertising! As we change Something to Think About
semesters, students are looking to change their classes and “No one can make you feel inferior without you consent.”
looking for new cadets as well as new friends! It’s your job to -Eleanor Roosevelt –
tell your friends about this exciting program. Spread the word,
about fun activities the core has to offer such as, honor guard, “A diamond is no more than a lump of coal that stuck to its
military ball, even playing bingo at the Rocky Mountain Care job” -Malcolm Forbes-
Center, and APT. We are also looking at several special field
trips this spring. You know how great it is, lead the way!!! “Perfection is not attainable, but if we chase perfection we can
Bring in a friend, get a recruiting ribbon. catch excellence.” -Vince Lombardi-
Scholarships This is an Unofficial Publication of the UT-81/AFJROTC, and
it does not reflect the opinion of the AF or CHS. The Web:
Reminder doesn’t forget to complete Fasfa htttp://www.UT081.com
applications. These applications must be completed to get Editor: C/1st Lt Emily Rees
financial aid. Don’t throw away this completely great C/GP CC: C/Lt. Col J.T. Astle
opportunity. www.fafsa.ed.gov/before003a.htm SASI: Maj Workman
Seniors, time is ticking as we quickly approach the end of ASI: CMSgt Martin
they year. You are getting near deadlines for all types of