Subject: Bartlett-Yancy "Buccanerr Bonanza" Drill and Academic Meet
Saturday, 19 March the Cary High School Navy JROTC competed in the Bartlett-Yancy “Buccaneer Bonanza” Drill and Academic Meet. The Cary Academic Team with Cadets Brian Schmid, Donna Supple, Josh Moore, Daniel Lowry and Layton LaCorte won first place in the Academic Competition. The Cary Drill Team, with many freshman and sophomores finished in third place overall in the Drill Competition. Cary commanders who led their team to place in the event were Austin Cobb with second places in the NS-1 Squad and Color Guard competitions, Nereida Rodriguez, third place in the Unarmed Squad completion and Brian Schmid, third place in the Armed Squad competition. Cadet Malcolm Roston finished in third place overall in the Knock Out Drill competition out of the 98 cadets who entered. Congratulations to all of the cadets who for “a job well done”.
NJROTC Announcements 21-25 March
Drill practice Tuesday and Thursday
Military Ball Tickets on sale Thursday
Reservations now due for Norfolk Field Trip
23 March Navy Cadet Fitness Assessment, all classes
24 March Pictures for all cadets who did not have pictures in uniform first semester
Color Guard for Adopt A Marine Dinner, 6 pm
25 March Adopt-A-Highway 9:00 am until noon
1 April Military Ball, Mathew's House
2 April NJROTC supports Student Council 5 K Race for Place
6-8 April Norfolk Field Trip
Col. Tom Finnerty
Drill Practices Monday through Friday this week: 2:3-4 pm
The Bartlet-Yancy Drill Meet is on Saturday
Tuesday: Check Filet at Cary Mall: take the ROTC flyer and a portion of what you spend will be donated back to CHS-NJROTC to be used to support out troops of all services overseas with goodie packages
Thursday, all cadets change over to the summer uniform
Upcoming NJROTC Events:
24 March Picture Day of All Cadets currently in classes in uniform
25 March Adopt-A-Highway
1 April Military Ball at the Mathew's House
2 April NJROTC Supports Race for the Place
6-8 April Norfolk Naval Base Field Trip
The NJROTC will have Drill practice this week on Tuesday and Thursday at 2:30 pm
Beginning in March Drill practices will be held Monday through Thursday each week 2:30 till 4pm
NJROTC Shore Patrol this week for the Career Fair. Thursday, 5:30 pmts see an Instructor to sign up
Wednesday, 2 March the National Academic Exam will be held in the NJROTC Classroom at 2:30 pm, check the list
at the classroom for cadets selected to compete.
Saturday, 5 March the Cary Classic Drill and Field meet will be held for 14 competing Drill and Field Teams at our campus.
Cadets should check the list of assignments and sign up at the NJROTC classroom to help
Saturday, 19 march the NJROTC will compete in the Bartlet-Yancy Drill Meet be at Drill practice and see the SNSI for details.
Col. Tom Finnerty
Drill Practice: Tuesday and Thursday, 2:30 till 4 pm
Shore Patrol: Thursday, 5:30 pm for CHS Open House
Rifle Match; Saturday at South Caldwell HS
2 March: National Academic Test, Teams will be Posted by 15 February
5 March: Cary Classic Drill and Field Meet
1 April: NJROTC Military Ball at the Mathew's House in Cary
Military Ball tickets now on sale for $30 each and that includes a full dinner.
Col. Tom Finnerty USMC (Ret.)
Military Ball Ticks now on sale $30 each and that includes dinner.
17 Cary HS Open House: Shore Patrol, 5:30-8 pm
19 Marksmanship Meet: south Caldwell
21 On the Boarder, Dinner Fundraiser, all evening, take flyer, enjoy a great meal
24 Cary HS Career Fair, Color Guard and Shore Patrol, 5:30-8 pm
2 National Academic Test
5 Cary Classic Drill and Field Meet
8 Booster's club Meeting at On the Boarder, 7 pm
12 Color Guard, NCHSAA Basketball State Championship, Reynold's Field House, NCSU
19 Drill Meet, Bartlett-Yancy HS
24 Cadet, individual and group pictures, during classes
1 Military Ball, Mathew's House, tickets on sale, 430 each which includes Dinner
2 Color Guard and Shore Patrol, Student Council, 5 K Run
6-9 Field Trip to Norfolk Naval Base
14 green tie Gala, color guard and shore patrol, community service event
30 April-1 May Ride for Kids, Pediatric Brain tumor Research, community service
Col. Tom F
Subject: Marksmanship Meet at Anson County High School 12/5/2010
Marksmanship Team announcement
Cary JROTC sent two teams Saturday to Wadesboro to compete in the annual Anson County High School JROTC "Bearcat Marksmanship Challenge." It was a good day for the IMPs as the varsity captured first place at the match that featured 17 teams and 68 shooters. Senior Michael Thompson won top individual honors, beating out 68 other competitors. He was followed by teammate Alyssa Rogers, who took home the second place individual trophy. Cary's JV team had success as well, placing 6th out of the 17, and were led by Hannah Lanni and Will Mooring. Cary travels to Burlington Friday to compete in the central North Carolina regional at Western Alamance High School.
_____________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Date: 5 December 2010
Subject: Cary High School Navy JROTC Excels at the Myrtle Beach High School,
Sea Hawk Drill and Academic Meet
Saturday, 4 December the Cary High School Navy JROTC Drill and Academic Teams participated in 13-Drill events and an Academic Test at Myrtle Beach High School in competition with 15- other JROTC Units. The Imps Academic Team’s Nathan Roberson finished second overall and Cary won the competition. Other members of the academic squad were: Austin Hurlock, Jessica Waters, Rebecca Law and Donna Supple.
In the Drill Competition the Cary Cadets won first places in Female Unarmed Squad, led by Rebecca Law; Armed Exhibition Squad, led by Joe Lally; Armed Exhibition Platoon, led and trained by Austin Hurlock and Jessica Waters and the two freshman events in Unarmed Regulation Squad and Color Guard, both led by Cadet Austin Cobb. Cadet Jessica Waters led both the Armed Regulation Platoon and Varsity Color Guard to strong second place finishes. The cadets also had a second place finish in Unarmed Exhibition Squad, led by Nereida Rodriguez.
In Individual events sophomore cadet Jonathan Cabeza won the Unarmed Knockout Drill in competition with over fifty cadets.
This week the Cary Cadets will have their Annual Military Inspection and Pass-in-Review at the Main Gym at Cary High School on Wednesday morning from 7:25 to 11:00 am.
Thomas P. Finnerty
Colonel USMC (Ret.)
Senior Naval Science Instructor
Cary High School
638 Walnut Street
Cary, NC 27511
Subject: Dinner Fundraiser Thursday, December 2, 2010
Get a Taste of your own GENEROSITY.
Make dinner a selfless act by joining us for a fundraiser party.
Thursday, December 2nd from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm at Chipotle at Cary
Bring in the flyer (at right) and 50% of proceeds benefit Cary High JROTC Unit.
See you at Chipotle - Kildaire Farms Rd and Wrenn Drive
Thank you for your support.
The following events for the Navy JROTC
4 December Myrtle Beach drill and Academic Meet
Anson county Marksmanship Meet
7 December Annual Military Inspection Rehearsal, Main Gym, 2:30 till 4 pm
8 December Area Manager's Inspection, Pass in review and Awards
Inspection: 7:25 till 9:30 am
Pass in Review 10:00 am (faculty, students, parents and teachers are invited
11 December Cary and Holly Springs Christmas Parade
Eastern NC Marksmanship Regional’s
21 and 22 December Salvation Army Christmas Toy Distribution
Col. Tom Finnerty USMC (Ret.)
Date: 21 November 2010
Subject: Cary High School Navy-JROTC Drill and Academic Competition Results at the Cape Fear Blue and Gold Meet
Saturday, 20 November, the Cary High Navy-JROTC competed in the Cape Fear sponsored Blue and Gold, Drill and Academic competition. The Cary Cadets finished second overall in both the Drill and Academic Competition in a field of 16 schools.
In the ten events Drill Competition Cary won four first places, two second and one third place trophy. The Imps were led by the Commanding Officer, Cadet Jessica Waters and Executive Officer, Cadet Austin Hurlock. In the Drill events Cadets Donna Supple and Joe Lally led the imps to first place finishes in Armed Exhibition Squad and Armed Exhibition Platoon. Cadet Nereida Rodriguez led the Imps to victories in both the Unarmed Exhibition Squad and Platoon events. Cadet Rebecca Law led the Unarmed Regulation Squad to a second place finish and Cadet Austin Cobb led the first year platoon to a third place finish.
In the individual Knockout Drill competition Cadets Malcolm Roston and Jessica Waters finished seventh and eighth respectively in competition with over 175 cadets competing in the event.
The Cary Cadets have their next Drill and Academic Competition at Myrtle Beach High School on December 4th.
Overall Drill Meet Results and Scores for the top three teams at Cape Fear
The Cary High Navy JROTC Academic Team competed in the McDowell NJROTC "Titan" academic postal competition and the Cary "A" team with Donna Supple, Nathan Roberson, Jessica Waters, John Blackwell and Austin Hurlock placed first of 18 schools and 41 teams in the competition. The Cary "B" team finished fourth of all the teams. Donna Supple was the high scorer in the competition for a first place individual finish and Cadets Josh Moore and Brian Schmid also scored among the top finishers.
Subject: Southeast Guilford Rifle Match on October 13, 2010
Cary ROTC sent two teams last Saturday to Southeast Guilford High School in Greensboro to compete in the annual “Falcon” Rifle Match. The IMPs had good success at the event, finishing second and fourth out of 11 teams. Senior Nat Ayala (Aye-a-la) had an impressive performance as Cary’s top marksman; and he won another medal in a shootout after the match. Cary competes Wednesday in the Secretary of the Navy Rifle Match.
Schedule of Near Term Events:
Drill Team Practices; at Golden Corral on Monday, 4:30 till 6:30 pm: Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday at 2:30 pm till 4:00 pm
meet at the classroom
15 November: Golden Coral veteran's dinner, the Drill Team Performs, 4:30 till 6:30 pm, free dinner for cadets on the team
20 Cape Fear Drill and Academic Meet
22-23 SECNAV Marksmanship Competition
22 till 15 December: Christmas Cards to the Troops project. Christmas cards and stamps needed
4 December: Myrtle Beach Drill and Academic Meet
7 Area Manager's Inspection Rehearsal, all cadets, Main Gym, 2:30 till 4:00 pm
8 Area manager's Inspection all first semester cadets, 7:30 till 11:30 am, Pass in Review at 10:00 am
11 Holly Springs Christmas Parade, Drill Team, 10:00 am: Cary Christmas Parade, all cadets, meet at 1:00 pm
20-21 Salvation Army Christmas Toy distribution: 11:00 am till 4:30 pm
Reminder: We will be having an NJROTC Booster Club Meeting this Tuesday, November 9th at 7pm in the ROTC Room.
In 2011 we will be having some parents of the Executive Board leaving since their children will be graduating and so with that in mind positions will need to be filled.
Those positions are:Co Vice-President
We are also looking for someone to maintain the apparel.
Parents that are interested in volunteering and joining the Executive Board, please let me know that you are interested and in what and come to this meeting so that each person pertaining to the position may give you a synopsis and make give me and Col Finnerty billet of the volunteers and we can later discuss further in detail what the duties are of the specific position that you would like to do.
Fanny Rodriguez President NJROTC Booster Club
___________________________________________________________________________________________ November 8, 2010
Drill Practice: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday, 2:30 till 4:00 pm
Marksmanship Practice: As designated by Chief Brown
Tuesday: Booster's Club Meeting, 7:00 pm, ROTC classroom
Wednesday: Veteran's Day Observance by ROTC, 8:00 am, flagpole, Cary HS, parents and public welcome
Thursday: Veteran's Day Holiday-No School
Saturday: Marksmanship Team to SE Guilford HS for competition
Last NCSU home game vs. Wake Forest; meet at 10:30 am at the flagpole, 2:00 pm game
Monday (15 Nov: Drill Team at Golden Corral, 4:30 - 6:30 pm, Drill performances, free dinner for cadets
Note: Cadet Leadership, what about doing an Adopt-A-Highway, Community Service at 10; 00 am on Thursday?
Please respond today or before first period tomorrow.
Also, please note the nice comment by a parent on the lead article in the Raleigh, News and Observer today.
See last paragraph on the article, "Fayetteville area gears up for Fort Bragg, and beyond"
Subject: Cary High Drill Meet Results from the Smithfield Selma HS Drill and Field
Saturday, 23 October the Cary High NJROTC cadets competed in the Smithfield-Selma Drill and Field Meet with 12 schools. The Cary cadets finished in second place behind Cape Fear High School with a score of 1209 for Cape Fear and 1198 for Cary. Cary Cadets won the Armed and Unarmed Exhibition Platoon Drill events, finished second in the Armed Exhibition Squad event and third in Color Guard. Commanders of trophy winning teams were Jessica Waters, Nereida Rodriguez and Joe Lally. In order of finish in Drill were the following schools
3rd S. E. Guilford 8th New Bern
4th Gray’s Creek 9th Hoggard
5th Havelock 10th Bartlett Yancy
6th Clayton 11th Nash Central
7th Union Pines 12th West Johnson
In individual competition in Unarmed Knock out Drill, Cader Jessica Waters finished 1st and Cadet Donna Supple second in a field of 125 cadets.
Saturday, 23 October: Smithfield-Selma Drill and Field Meet, depart at 6:15 am
Subject:Cary High School Navy JROTC Drill and field meet Results
Saturday, October 9th the Cary High School Navy Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps competed with 10 schools in the Gray’s Creek Drill and Field Meet. The Imps finished in second place in Drill and second place for the overall meet. The cadets finished in the top three schools in almost all of the drill events including first place finishes in Color Guard, Unarmed Regulation Platoon and NS-1 Platoon Unarmed Drill. The Cary Cadets were awarded second place trophies for the Armed Exhibition Platoon, Unarmed Exhibition Platoon and Unarmed Exhibition Squad events. Commanders of first place teams were Jessica Waters in Color Guard, Rebecca Law for Unarmed Platoon and first year cadet Austin Cobb for NS-1 Platoon drill. The cadet’s next Drill and Field competition is on Saturday, 23 October at Smithfield-Selma High School.
Date: October 2, 2010
Subject: Walhalla, SC Marksmanship Match
The Marksmanship team took two teams and two alternates to South Carolina to compete in the Razorback Shootout. The Varsity team drove home with second place out of ten teams. Three of the varsity placed in the top 10 – Led by Nat Ayala taking 6th place, Alyssa Rogers 7th place and James D’alessio 9th place.
We are off to a successful beginning, can’t wait to see what the rest of the season brings.
This coming Saturday, 9 October we have both a Drill and Field Meet and a NCSU fund-raiser football game.
The game is against Boston College and begins at 12:00 noon at Carter Finley Stadium. We need 12-adults and 40 cadets to work the game. The meeting time will be at 8:30 am at the flag pole in front of Cary High. We need as many of you to volunteer for this one as possible since many of our cadets and some of their parents, who regularly help with the NCSU games will be at the meet that day. This conflict only happens about once per year so we really need some additional parents and cadets who are not involved in the meet to step forward and work the football game. Your help is greatly appreciated---Col. Tom Finnerty USMC (Ret.), SNSI Cary HS NJROTC
For those of you who wish to volunteer please contact Rob Burns or Alan Moore our parent coordinators for the NCSU games.
Thursday, 28 October: NCSU Football game vs Florida State, depart for Carter-Finley Satadium at 3:30 pm
Friday, 29 October: Teacher workday, students off of school
Saturday, 30 October: Cary Band Day Parade, all cadets invited to participate, begins at 10:00 am
Saturday, 6 November Veteran's Day Parade, Downtown Raleigh, all cadets invited to participate, begins at 9:30 am
Wednesday, 10 Nov: Veteran's Day Ceremony at Cary HS, 8:00 am
Col. Tom Finnerty USMC(Ret.)
Date:September 25, 2010
Subject: Salisbury Rifle Match
"Our Navy Junior ROTC Marksmanship Team kicked off its season in Salisbury Saturday with a victory over six other schools and 14 total teams. The Cary varsity was first and the Cary JV team 4th overall in the match, held under challenging wind and heat conditions at an outdoor range. Junior Alyssa Rogers was first among all individual shooters with an impressive performance of 255 and placed top over all as well in Prone, and was followed by teammate Michael Thompson, who shot 251 and placed top in Kneeling.
The Rifle Team travels to South Carolina next Saturday for a match against some of the top Army and Marine Corps JROTC schools in the two-state area."
Thank you to all the parents and cadets who have worked the NC State University football games.
Our next two NC State games come up very quickly:
Saturday, 2 October State versus Virginia Tech
Saturday, 9 October State versus Boston College
The times have not been posted yet for either of these games.
Also the Cadet Pictures with cadets in uniform will be done on Thursday, 4 November during regular class periods. All cadets must be in uniform that day to have their picture made. Bill Gregory will provide the price list and we will post that on the website as well. Team pictures for all NJROTC teams will also be taken that same day.
Cary High Navy JROTC Cadets Excel at Leadership Camp
September 7, 2010 - Six members of the Cary High School Navy Junior ROTC participated in the Navy Area Six Leadership Academy held at Coastal Carolina University over the summer.
Cary High JROTC cadets Jessica Waters, Austin Hurlock and Rebecca Law assisted in providing the training and Cary High JROTC cadets Mitch Earley, John Blackwell and Josh Moore successfully completed the Leadership Academy.
Thank you all who helped with the first NCSU Football game fundraiser
Next NCSU Game against Cincinnati is on Thursday evening, 16 September. Meeting time is 4:00 pm at the flagpole in front of school
Also, on Thursday, 16 September is the Open House (meet the teacher) night. Beginning at 6:00 pm
Drill practices are Monday through Thursday each week 2:30 till 4:00 pm. If we have all teams ready we may do the Ashley HS meet on Saturday, 25 Sept otherwise the first Drill Meet will be at Gray's Creek High School on Saturday, 9 October
Homecoming Parade will be at 4:00 pm on Friday, 15 October
Fundraising with Cary High School NJROTC Booster Club
“Give Back” Night at On The Border
Bring in the attached flyer to On the Border across from Cary High School, near Barnes and Noble at 1102 Walnut Street and On the Border will give us back 10% of your food and beverage purchase. We have the following dates planned:
Tuesday, September 21, 2010
Monday, October 18, 2010
Tuesday, November 16, 2010
Monday, December 20, 2010
New flyers will be available closer to each new date and will be sent home with your cadet or can be downloaded from our website www.chsnjrotc.org from the FORMS tab.
Please link your Harris Teeter VIC card to the Cary High School NJROTC Booster Club either online or at the store.
School Code is #5519
NCSU Football game, Saturday, 4 September:
Meeting time for the game 2:30 pm
Game time: 6:00 pm
Return time; about 10:30 pm
The Cary High Navy JROTC Booster's Club representatives will meet with cadets and parents on Saturday at 2:30 pm to travel to the NCSU football game. 12-parents total are needed and the cadets (40) will be allowed to sign up during NJROTC classes this week. All cadets attending must have a Navy Standard Release Form on file for the current year and must have the WCPSS trip form for NCSU football games submitted. All parents driving must have a WCPSS Notice to Volunteer Drivers completed and should be currently registered as a WCPSS volunteer. Volunteer registration can be done on any school computer with your SSN and Drivers’ license number. The forms for the students are available on this website and the WCPSS form is available on the WCPSS website.
The uniform for the NCSU game is the green NJROTC shirt and preferably khaki pants or shorts.
Absolutely, no team logo gear should be worn to the game.
Cadets should bring enough money to purchase one meal during the game if they plan to eat at the stadium, $10 is suggested.
Rob Burns and Allen Moore are the football game support coordinators.
NCSU Football Games
We have a need for parent help for the NCSC football games for more info please contact Alan Moore at 919-427-5539 or Robert Burns at firstname.lastname@example.org
Need Parent help to supervise booths and drive cadets to and from games. All cadets and parents are to meet at the flag pole in the front of the school at the time listed.
Parental Consent and Emergency information forms (See Forms section of website) must be completed and turned in for each game. Drives will need to complete insurance forms once for the year (see Robert Burns for Form)
4 September - NCSU vs. Western Carolina – Meeting Time 2:30 pm
16 September – NCSU vs. Cincinnati - Meeting Time 4:00 pm
2 October – NCSU vs. Virginia Tech – Meeting Time -TBD
9 October – NCSU vs. BostonCollege - Meeting Time -TBD
28 October – NCSU vs. FloridaState - Meeting Time 4:00 pm
13 November – NCSU vs. WakeForest - Meeting Time -TBD
Subject: Adopt-A-Highway - 19 August
This Thursday, Adopt-A-Highway will be held, meet at 8:30 am. The activity will last until about noon. Permission slips passed out last week at the New Cadet Orientation are required for participation.
Subject: Cary High Navy JROTC Students Excel at Leadership Camp
Six members of the Cary High School Navy Junior ROTC participated in the Navy Area Six Leadership Academy held at Coastal Carolina University 19-24 July. The camp featured training for the cadets in advanced leadership techniques, organizational leadership, ethics, team building skills, drill and ceremonies, orienteering and physical fitness. The cadets were involved in training over 15-hour days, had three comprehensive tests, 11-quizes, one practical test, a physical fitness test and competed in a platoon drill competition.
The Area Leadership Academy invites the top 150 cadets from the 68 Navy JROTC units in North Carolina and South Carolina. This year cadet Mitch Earley from Cary High School finished first in his class with a 98.8 % average. Cadet Earley received the highest award a cadet in Navy JROTC cadet can earn the Meritorious Achievement Ribbon. Cadets John Blackwell and Josh Moore from Cary also successfully completed the Leadership Academy with Cadet Blackwell finishing an outstanding sixth in the class and receiving the Cadet Achievement Ribbon.
Cary also had three of the total of the seven cadet aides for this year’s Academy. The cadet aides are selected based on their high finish from the previous year. Cary cadets Jessica Waters, Austin Hurlock and Rebecca Law served in roles as assistants to the platoon chiefs in the training of the student cadets. Jessica, Austin and Rebecca have been selected this year to serve as the Commanding Officer, Executive Officer and Operations Officer for the Cary unit for this school year. For their outstanding performances as cadet aides each of them received a Cadet Achievement Ribbon.
We are very proud of these cadets and wish with them well in their leadership roles this year with the Cary High Navy JROTC. We Know that they will carry on the outstanding tradition of the Cary High Navy JROTC which has been a Navy Distinguished Unit for the past ten consecutive years, the top unit in North Carolina the past five consecutive years, the top unit in Area Six the past four years and concurrently recognized as one of the “Best in Nation” units, top 11 units Nationally, by the Navy League for the past four years. For information on the Cary NJROTC please contact the instructors at Cary High School at 380-3617 or Colonel Tom Finnerty USMC (Ret.) at email@example.com Chief Paul Brown USN (Ret.) at firstname.lastname@example.org.