• Cadet Portfolios Due March 13, 2014

    Posted by COL Swann at 3/7/2014
    A friendly reminder....
    Your Cadet Portfolio is due on March 13, 2014! We will not accept a late Portfolio. This is a major portion of your grade for this quarter. So do your best and turn your Portfolio in on time! 
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  • February PODCAST now available!

    Posted by c/2LT Solchaga at 3/7/2014
    The new February PODCAST is now available for viewing in the Podcast TAB!  Enjoy!
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  • Komet Battalion JROTC Royalty

    Posted by COL Swann at 2/23/2014
    Yes, the votes are in!
    This year the Royal Court for the Komet Battalion at Cadet Ball will be......
    QUEEN: Irene Hernandez
    1st Attendant: Lily Bell
    2nd Attendant: Angelica Sanchez
    Congratulations to our Royal Court! 
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  • Uniform Wear - STAFF ONLY! on Tuesday February 18, 2014

    Posted by COL Swann at 2/14/2014
    Only Primary and Assistant Staff members wear their uniforms on Tuesday for Staff pictures!
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  • CSM BOARD - Tuesday February 11th @ 1545

    Posted by 1SG Soberanis at 2/6/2014
    If you are interested in becoming the next Command Sergeant Major for the remainder of this school year, please come to the CSM Selection Board (in uniform if you have been issued one) on February 11, 2014 at 1545. Please type a one page essay for the board to consider on why you should be the next CSM. Open to all cadets with the rank of SGT and above. If for some reason you cannot make it that day, coordinate with 1SG Soberanis or SFC Poynter with the reason and to make alternate arrangements. See you at the CSM Board!
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  • Buy Your Cadet Ball Tickets Now!

    Posted by 1SG Soberanis at 2/3/2014

    ·        JROTC Cadets and Dignitaries fromSDUSD will participate in the 73nd Annual Cadet Ball at The Town& Country Resort, Atlas Ballroom, March 22, 2014 in order to honor militarytraditions, proper etiquette, customs and courtesies governing behavior at asocial event.



    1. The Ceremony will take place in the new state of the art41,000 sq. ft. ATLAS Ballroom. 


    2. Cost– $50.00 for Cadets and guests. SEEONE OF THE INSTRUCTORS FOR A PERMISSION SLIP/PARENT CONTRACT! You mustsubmit this with your payment!


    3. Photos by a professionalphotographer are available for purchase.


    4.March 12, 2014  - Last day to turn inmoney for tickets.

    5.  Directions toSan Diego Town & Country Resort Hotel

    Interstate 8 East(El Centro)
    Take 2nd Hotel Circle Exit and turn left going under the overpass.

    Interstate 8 West (Beaches)
    Exit Hotel Circle and turn right.

    Interstate 5 North or South
    Exit onto Interstate 8 East (El Centro) and exit 2nd Hotel Circle exit, turnleft continuing under the overpass.

    Interstate 805 North or South
    Interstate 15 North or South & Hwy 163. Exit onto Interstate 8 West(Beaches), exit Hotel Circle and turn right.


    6. Any request for vegetarian meals must be turned-in withpayment.


    7.   Transportation.Cadets are responsible for their own transportation to and from The Town andCountry Resort.


    8. Only San Diego Unified School District Cadets and theirguests are authorized to attend the Ball. Attendees must check in with theirinstructors at the Town & Country reception tables to receive theirentrance tickets


    9. Only authorized cadets and guests, in the properuniform/attire will be allowed to enter the ball. This is a formal ball.Strict adherence to the following dress code is required for admittance.Purchase of a ticket does not authorize entry unless cadet/guest is properlydressed.

    Attendeeswill receive a stamp on their wrist once they have been checked in. Afterobtaining their wrist stamp, attendees will proceed to the entrance table.Entrance to the dining area will open at 1800hrs.







    2014 Cadet Ball


    Schedule of Events




    1730                    CheckIn


    1800                    BallroomOpens


    1830                    NLTArrival Time for All


    1900                    Presentingcolors


    1915 – 2000         Dinner


    2000                    CourtForms


    2020                    Presentationof the Royal Court


    2045 – 2330         Dancing




    Uniform and Cadet Conduct


    1.JROTC Cadet guidelines:


    (a)  Male cadets mustwear the class A uniform, with a black bow tie, and may wear a boutonniere.Coats will be worn until departure from the Town & Country.


    (b)  Female cadets havethe option to wear aformal gown or the Class A uniform with bowtie.


    (c)  Female guests whoare not JROTC cadets must wear formal/semi-formal attire


    (d)  Male guests whoare not JROTC cadets must wear formal/semi-formal attire. ENTRANCEWILL BE DENIED TO ANY MALE GUEST WHO IS NOT PROPERLY DRESSED.


    (e)  Sneakers andslippers are not allowed.




    (g)  Headgear is notrequired and will not be brought into the building.


    (h) For safety purposes, cadets will not be allowed to takeshoes off during dance. Multiple sharp objects (medals, pins, ear rings) aredropped throughout the dance and may cause harm. Advise cadets to bringcomfortable shoes.


    2. General Functions: The Cadet Ball is a school sponsoredfunction and the following mandatory rules will be strictly enforced.


    (a)  Cadetsmay leave the immediate ball area to have pictures taken in the foyer.


    (b)  Drinkingintoxicating beverages and smoking is not permitted.


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  • APPLY NOW! Kearny JROTC Spring Leadership Camp, 28-21 MAR 14

    Posted by COL Swann at 1/13/2014 12:00:00 PM
    We are accepting applications NOW for our upcoming Kearny JROTC Spring Leadership Camp. Acceptance is prioritized based on application submission (the sooner the better!) and your JROTC grade and participation. So if your are going to return to JROTC next semester, get your application in early. Currently we have room for 60 cadets!
    Applications will be accepted until Thursday February 27, 2014.
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  • Cadet Uniform Turn-In

    Posted by COL Swann at 1/13/2014
    Cadets not returning to JROTC next semester must turn-in their uniform on Tuesday, January 14 to receive 25 points for uniform day. Cadets returnng to JROTC next semester wear their uniform for credit.
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  • Kearny Wins JROTC Disctrict Archery Competition

    Posted by SFC Poynter at 1/13/2014
    Your 4th Battalion Jrotc Archery Team won the inaugural District Archery Tournament on Saturday, 11 January 2014.
    Each team consisted of 6 archers, 3 male and 3 female with 2 alternate archers. They shot at two distances, 10 & 15 meters. 3 ends of 5 arrows at each distance. A total of 30 arrows. A perfect score is 300, Michael Osorio was the top archer with a total score of 273. He took the Gold Medal, Asia Dunbar had a score of 264 and took the Bronze Medal.
    Total score for the team was 1562 points with 49 tens. The nearest team was Madison high school with a score of 1462. They had the archer who took the Silver Medal with a score of 271.
    It was a great experience for our students, the spirit of sportsmanship and competition were well represented from all schools. The tournament consisted of 6 schools total. Kearny, Madison, Hoover, San Diego High, Lincoln and Crawford. There were 36 students who competed and they all had a lot of fun and left with a great experience.
    If you see any of our students who competed please give them a hand shake or a pat on the back for a job well done!!
    Team Kearny
    Michael Osorio
    Katherine Solchaga
    Lily Bell
    William Golden
    Logan Voegele
    Asia Dunbar
    Randy Bui (A)
    Sara Tran (A)
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  • San Pasqual Battle Field State Park Field Trip

    Posted by COL Swann at 11/23/2013
    For those cadets chosen to attend the San Pasqual Battlefield State Park field trip, report to Kearny JROTC area at 0700 for accountability. Please do not be late!
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