A New Beginning
On Wednesday, May 4th, the Class of 22' handed off the reins to our new chain of command! Although last year's seniors was outstanding, this year's new staff intends to start off on the right foot and hit the ground running! This staff is determined to make this year one of the best yet! We finished this year out as an Outstanding unit with Academic Honors and several teams placing high in their respective categories. To include, but not limited to, Brain Brawl placing 12th at Nationals and Orienteering placing 7th at Nationals! It has been a wonderful year, thank you to all of our NS4's for their dedication! We got it from here!
Plan of the Week
Upcoming Events & News
Kennesaw Backyard Camp Event - On Saturday, 14 May 2022, our NJROTC unit will be supporting the Kennesaw Parks & Recreations with their Annual Backyard Camp. The event will be at Swift Cantrell Park located at 3140 Old 41Hwy NW, 30144. There will be 2 shifts; 1400-1800 (2pm-6pm) and 1800-2130 (6pm-9:30pm). Cadets participating are asked to wear one of the unit t-shirts and closed toe shoes. For Please click here if you want to participate. They need only 5 cadets per shift...first come, first serve so sign up soon. _____________________________________________________________________________
Brain Brawl Navy Nationals
Congratulations to the Brain Brawl Team for placing 12th at the national level! Although this doesn't completely reflect the teams overall ability, they still did a wonderful job this season. They had the opportunity to compete aboard the USS Midway, visit Camp Pendleton, and tour different sites around San Diego! Good luck next year on your endeavors in graduating and the next season of brain brawl!
Brain Brawl Recaptures Area 12 Title!
Congratulations to our distinguished Brain Brawl Team for traveling down to Bishop Kenny in Jacksonville, Florida to reclaim the Area 12 Championship title. Through seven grueling rounds they were able to come out on top once again and take home The Big Eagle! We wish the Brain Brawl Team luck on their endeavors to San Diego, California where they will compete at Navy Nationals! Also, congratulations to Team 2 for placing 6th overall at Area 12 as well! Bravo Zulu to the Brain Brawlers!!!
-Pictured left to right; Roberson, Johnson C, Flores, & Carambot, AB-
Big Shanty Festival Event
On April 9th-10th, 2022, our unit got to be a part of the parade at the Big Shanty Festival in Downtown Acworth! We also got invited to participate in a community service event right after it for our sponsors, Superior Plumbing! Although it was April we were experiencing some extreme weather! It was very cold and windy out and even started sleeting! But we enjoyed ourselves and had a grand time! In cold weather its best if you grab yourself a nice warm cup of hot chocolate like cadet Ruiz did on this day to keep you nice and toasty! Thank you so much for those who showed up for this event!
Cleaning our environment!
On the 31st of march we helped our community by picking up the trash in the woods behind Awtrey Middle School! These woods are very important to the unit because we use them all the time during our P.T. sessions and it was a shame to see all the waste around. We shared some laughs and had a really good time while out there! Thank you to all who participated in helping us clean our environment!
Orienteering Team Goes to Nationals!
On March 10th-13th of 2022 our O-team went to Nationals in San Jose, California! The terrain was beautiful and challenging at the same time! We shared laughs and had an amazing time! But kicking back wasn't the only thing we were busy doing, we used that time to get into the right mindset and kicked it into high gear! Overall we placed 7th out of 25 schools! We placed 2nd in yellow, 9th in orange and 8th in green! Along with some honorable mentions in the individual placements, cadet Bartley, Karianna placed 6th in green, cadet Waddell, Logan placed 8th in yellow males and cadet Holmes, Alexis placed 2nd in yellow females! Amazing job O-team! This will surely be a trip to remember!!!
Area Twelve Drill Meet
On the 4th-5th of march, our drill team went to the Area 12 Drill Competition. Although it wasn't our best meet we still gave it all that we had and got as far as area 12 which is still very impressive! We had our challenges and we'll have many more to come but bring it on because we're more than ready to overcome them! Keep those spirits high because we're coming back better than before! Oorah, Drill team! Stand tall, lean back!
Rifle Team places 4th & 5th at Area 9 Championship!
Congratulations to our North Cobb team for placing 4th and for our Harrison team placing 5th at the Area 9 Championship! Both teams will move on to sectionals on March 26, 2022 at their respective away matches! Congratulations to Sofia Brisbane, Aiden Burris, and Nicolas Pratz for shooting 100 in prone during the regular season, and Brisbane again for shooting a 100 in kneeling and 292 overall to qualify for state! Congratulations to all rifle team members for this season!!!
Annual Military Ball of 2022!
On February 19th, we held our Annual Military Ball! Everyone came in looking sharp and stunning with their outfits this night. We ate, shared some laughs, danced and had a good time! This was a big night and definitely a night to remember! Puff Puff, Cha Cha, Ding Dong Ding Dong!
Truly, a night to remember.
UNG Tour Field Trip
Rifle Team Heads To Area 12
Congratulations to Team 1 for placing 4th overall and Team two for placing 7th overall out of 26 teams! Also congratulations to cadet Brisbane for shooting 6th overall! In two weeks, team 1 and cadet Carey will travel back to Anniston and WIN the Area 12 championship! Congratulations to both teams for a great season and good luck!
Brain Brawl stays at the top at Hillgrove Warhawk Classic
Congratulations to both of our Brain Brawl teams for demolishing the competition at the Hillgrove Warkawk Classic with Team 1 placing 1st qualifying for Area 12 and Team 2 placing 2nd and qualifying for Area 12 for the 2nd time this season! Bravo Zulu Brain Brawl, we'll see you at Area 12!
Wreaths Across America
On December 18th, the NJROTC unit participated in the Wreaths Across America Event. In this event the cadets who participated did so in uniform. We also had a Color Guard led by our very own CO c/LCDR Anderson, Jaylen. After our opening event, in which Color Guard did their presentation of colors, the cadets went around to place wreaths on the graves of veterans and gave them a hand salute after saying their name in respect to that veteran for the sacrifices they made. May our war hero's rest in peace. Thank you for your service!
Unit Holocaust Museum Tour
On Tuesday, December 14th, Our Unit was given the privilege to go to The Breman Museum located in Atlanta and learn about the history of the holocaust in more detail. Our Unit was very excited for this event, we even got to listen to guest speakers who's experienced the holocaust in one way or another. Our Guest Speaker spoke of her mother and the hardships she's had to go through growing up in that era. Our students, no doubt, learned something new on this day. Thank you to the Breman Museum for this amazing opportunity!
Mountain Madness Orienteering Team Meet
On Saturday, December 11th, the Orienteering Team had the Mountain Madness Orienteering Meet! Over all the Orienteering Team finished in fourth place with team doing outstanding despite the weather that day. Make sure you congratulate the orienteering team and give a huge round of applause for Alexis Holmes and Tiani Johnson for finishing in fourth in their respective courses! Great job Orienteering team for showing up and showing out!
Shop with a Warrior
Cadets volunteered this past weekend, December 11, 2021, to help North Cobb High School in handing out supplies and gifts needed over the up-coming winter break. They handed out food essentials, paper towels, blankets and other necessities. I'm sure that the families appreciated all the help and donations from our cadets! Thank you for volunteering your time and efforts!
Drone Team flies into 4th!
On Saturday December 4th, 2021, the Drone Team competed in their very first sanctioned competition! They completed various ring obstacle courses at different angles and heights, rotor wing, and took an academic test that consisted of knowledge from NS1-2 books, physics, naval aviation, and aerodynamics. Out of 20 schools the Drone Team placed 4th overall! Congratulations on an outstanding first meet and we can't wait to see how far you go! Bravo Zulu!
The Drill Team Qualifies for Area 12 Championship!
Brain Brawl Takes 1st Place at Eagles Landing Opener!
This past weekend on October 16th, Team 2 from our Brain Brawl traveled down to Eagles Landing for the academic season opener. They came out of the first round with 95, and out of the second round with 110. The team went into a nail-biter of a final round against Hillgrove finishing the round with 90! Team 2 still managed to pull through the stress and come out as the team on top, securing the 1st pace trophy! Congratulations to the Brain Brawlers for starting the season out with a bang!!!
Cadets pictured left to right: Carambot (Ab), Holley, Morrell, Roberson, & Hanner
Jolly Rogers Orienteering Meet
On October 17th 2021, the Orienteering Team went to the Jolly Roger Orienteering Meet and with some hard work and preparation we actually qualified for the Area Twelve Orienteering Meet! We placed 5th overall and ran some amazing times for each group! Good job to all of our Orienteering Team cadets for putting in so much work for this Orienteering Meet! You all did outstanding! Thank you so much for all the work you put in!
Cadets pictured from left to right: c/SR Syken, Samuel, c/SR Waddell, Logan, c/SA Praser, Noah
2021 Annual Military Inspection!
DRILL TEAM CRUSHES COMPETITION AT "WARHAWK" SEASON OPENER
This past weekend our Drill Team traveled down to Henry county to compete in the annual McDonough Fun Meet! Competing against 16 other schools in drill, academics, athletics and rifle. The Drill Team placed 1st overall, 1st in every drill category including 3rd place in color guard. The Academic and Rifle Team also placed 1st in their respective categories with cadet Johnson, Craig placing 1st overall in the academic postal and cadet Pratz, Nicholas placing 1st overall in the rifle postal!!! Another shoutout to several other cadets for earning medals in every single category! Congratulations to our outstanding Drill Team for setting the bar high for the upcoming season and good luck to all of our team for the year ahead! Hoorah North Cobb!!!
American Legion Post 29 cadet Recognition!
American Legion Post 29's (Marietta) recognition of their 2021 Boy's State graduates. Aiden Burris and a few other high school students were recognized for their outstanding contribution to the 2021 Boy's State, which was hosted by Gordon State College! Cadet Burris endured a very intense, tiring, and exhilarating week full of governmental lessons, sports tournaments, and as well as serving as a participating citizen in the Boy's State government. He was elected to a City Council position where he compounded ideas from other council members and the Mayor of George City, Washington County, to create laws for the city. As a group of 15 exceptional Boy's State participants, they earned the recognition of Best City (out of 12 cities) due to their phenomenal athletic victories, test scores, and overall excellent contribution to Boy's State! Congratulations again to c/ENS Aiden Burris for all of his hard work this summer!
Harrison has 1st Home Game!
On Friday August 27th, Harrison had their first home game of the season versus North Forsyth High School! Our Harrison cadets came out in their NSU's and stayed posted at six different gates during the game! Despite being drenched by the pouring rain and being pushed out by a lightning delay, our cadets managed to stay safe and have a good time, not dry however! Harrison ended up winning 19-6! Thank you to all the cadets who showed up and showed out!!!
Cadets pictured left to right; c/CPO Reese, Jordyn, c/LCDR Anderson, Jaylen, C/SCPO Bartley, Karianna, and c/ENS Burris, Aiden
Pigs & Peaches Annual Festival!
Cadets this weekend attended the annual Pigs & Peaches festival to help set up and take down tents, tables, chairs; pick up trash, restock food, and answer any questions that people may have. In their down time they explored all the tents, games, and food such as lemonade, barbeque, and funnel cakes! All around did an awesome job helping out with maintaining cleanliness and a positive atmosphere! Thanks you cadets for your time and energy!!
Welcome Aboard Picnic!
Northcobb vs Sprayberry Scrimmage Football Game!
On Friday, August 13th, North Cobb high school had a scrimmage game against Sprayberry high school and our NJROTC cadets all came out to help with the game. Cadets were posted around the whole football area and watched over the stations they were in. North Cobb won the game by 59 - 16. Thank you to all the cadets who came out to help!!
On Thursday, 29 July, we held our annual Warrior Welcome where we show our freshmen the school and get the opportunity to interest them in our NJROTC unit! Our cadets gathered in the cafeteria to show off our unit and answer any questions they might have. We also had two cadets give a rifle spinning demonstration! Thank you so much to those who came out and supported this event! We couldn't have done it with out you! We appreciate all of the new cadets who showed up and were given a big welcome to our high school!
Swift-Cantrell Movie in the Park!
On Saturday, 24 July from 4:00pm until 8:00pm at Swift-Cantrell, there was a community service event to support the Kennesaw Parks & Recreations during their outdoor movie-in-the-park event. We all did our parts in helping with tent, table, and chair set up, facilitate games and activities! There were lots of stands there giving out samples and products and it was a big blast for everyone who attended! We appreciate having dedicated cadets to show up and help out at every single event!
New Cadet Orientation Officially Kicks Off 2021-2022 School Year!
On July 13th - 16th we held our annual New Cadet Orientation! Our staff members gathered together to introduce our new cadets to our NJROTC Unit and are very proud to see all 21 of them excited to join ROTC. We did lots of fun activities like Drill Knockout, Brain Brawl and Rifle shooting! We also held demonstrations and briefs of every department and team such as Rifle, Orienteering, Drill, Academics, Drone, and Athletic Team. Thank you so much to our new NS1's for coming out and getting a taste of our unit! We cant wait to see you back here in person!!
Salute to America Event!
Leadership Academy in the Books!
This past weekend, June 18th, cadets graduated from the annual Leadership Academy! They spent 12 hours of six grueling days testing their skills in drill, academics, athletics, and leadership to finally earn their leadership cords! Cadets Jaylen Anderson, Domingo Gray, Jekel Lawson, Karianna Bartley, and Tiani Johnson all stepped up to the challenge, while Rebecca Peña-Rubio came back for her 2nd year to earn her Cadre cord! Cadet Anderson and Johnson showed out by earning awards as best male and female in Physical Fitness and Cadet Bartley earning an award for highest overall GPA! Congrats to our new leaders and good luck on the year ahead! Bravo Zulu!!!
Cadets Successfully Complete 2021 GO.A.T. Camp
Cadets helped The Kennesaw Parks & Rec with their 2nd summertime "Movie in the Park"! Prior to the movie showing, cadets helped set up tents, tables, chairs, and games! They also assisted in helping park attendees tie-dye their clothes, hand out pizza, and even join in on some of the games! Even though the event was interrupted by a rain and thunderstorm, these cadets still managed to keep people safe, dry, and having a good time! Bravo Zulu for serving the giving back to your community! Look out for future opportunities to help out!!!
Backyard Campout Community Service
This past weekend cadets volunteered at Swift Cantrell Park to help out Kennesaw Parks & Recreation with their Overnight Backyard Campout! On the 15th cadets helped set up tents, prep for s'mores, and handed out dinner to campers! The following day on the 16th cadets got up bright and early to help hand out breakfast, break down tents, pack up and clean up! Bravo Zulu to the cadets who stepped up this weekend! Look out for future opportunities to help represent our unit and support your community!!!
Annual Military Ball!
On May 15th NS2's & NS3's had one last dance with their 2021 senior class at the Annual Military Ball! This year we were thankful to have our military ball at the Southern Museum of Civil War and Locomotive History! Cadets were welcomed with a prayer from Chaplain c/ENS Peña-Rubio, Rebecca and a well thought motivational speech from guest speaker USMC Retired SSgt Buckley. c/CDR Lago, Matthaeus & c/ENS Powell, Elly were named the King & Queen while c/LTJG Gray, Domingo & c/ENS Peña-Rubio were named the Prince & Princess (pictured heating up the dance floor with the infamous 'Wobble'), preluded by the seniors farewell with a sword arch by the Honor Guard! Overall, cadets had a successful and outstanding evening full of laughs and memories for one last round trip for the end of another astounding year for the unit!! A special thanks to the NJROTC Booster Club for helping make this night possible!!! Bravo Zulu seniors, you will be missed!!!
2021 Awards Night
On May 12th we held our Annual Awards Ceremony for the cadets of 2020-2021, many of our cadets got awarded new ranks, positions, ribbons and metals! Our CO c/CDR Lago, Matheus and XO c/LCDR Dorsinvil, Louis was there to congratulate us and happily hand out our new positions after a long and tedious process of decision making and we our happy to announce that our new CO and XO are now c/LCDR Anderson, Jaylen and c/LT Flores, Camila! All of our new Positions and team CDR's can be found on the Unit Info Page here! Thank you for all of the people who showed up and congratulations the new staff members!!
Next Stop, Drill Navy Nationals
This past weekend, our hungry drill team competed against 12 different schools from Area 12, such as the likes of Nease, South Effingham, Lassiter, Peachtree Ridge and more at the annual Area 12 Drill Championship held in Leesburg this year. Our drill team departed for the journey that Friday afternoon, and used their collective time at the hotel to sharpen their skills with drill, athletics, and academics for the following day. In the blistering heat, our drill team managed to walkaway with a considerable amount of hardware including individual awards. Multiple cadets placed in the top 3 in their respective events; c/ENS Peña-Rubio placing 2nd overall for Female Push-ups, c/PO1 Lawson, Jeykel topping all other males to earn the 1st overall for Curl-Ups, and finally c/PO2 Johnson, Craig using his brain to place 3rd overall amongst the best brains in Area 12. As a group, our academic team placed 1st overall at the meet, athletics placed 2nd overall, and drill placed 2nd overall with the help of Armed Basic and Color Guard achieving 1st place in all of Area 12! With these trophies, the North Cobb-Harrison Drill Team has earned a spot for Navy Nationals!! Bravo Zulu to the drill team members!! Good Luck at NAVY NATIONALS!
Brain Brawl Heads To Nationals
This past Saturday, on March 20th, our Brain Brawl team competed at Eagles Landing against 23 other schools at the Area 12 Championship to compete for a spot at Navy Nationals. c/ENS Powell placed 3rd in the Brawl Stars where one cadet from each team competes to see who is the quickest and smartest Brain Brawler in Area 12. The two teams started off strong in the first round, with Team 1 maintaining the 2nd place lead along with Team 2 following in 7th. In the end, team 2 placed 7th overall and Team 1 placed 3rd overall and will continue on to Navy Nationals! Bravo Zulu to the Brain Brawlers !!!
CADETS OF THE QUARTER
Congratulations to NS1 c/ and NS c/ for being awarded as the Cadets of the Quarter for the th six weeks of the 2021 school year. These cadets have displayed superior military bearing, academic achievement, participation in community service events, conduct, and they have shown esprit de corps throughout these six weeks.
Community Service: Cadets are reminded that clothing worn to community service events must meet Cobb County School District Dress Code. Cadets are not permitted to wear shorts that are too tight or too short.
Push-ups: Cadets are NOT authorized to give push-ups as punishment to other cadets.
School Support and Community Service: We have 649 hours of community service, and 132.5 hours of school support. Last year we earned 2,185 hours of community service and 1,823 hours of school support. Make sure you do your part to support the unit in maintaining our distinguished unit status.
Shirt Stays: Shirt Stays are apart of the NJROTC Unifrom. When in uniform all male cadets must wear Shirt Stays.
CCSD Physical Form: Click here for the latest form. CCSD physical is not required to participate in JROTC, but cadets that do not have a physical on file are ineligible for participation in some events, field trips, team competitions, and some awards.
Student Conduct: Interscholastic/Extracurricular Activities [IDF-R]: Applies in NJROTC, 365 days per year, 24 hours a day, in and out of the specific extracurricular season, and on or off school grounds. Click here for rules.
SAT/ACT Prep Courses: http://www.jrotccollegeprep.com/
Cadets that wish to have pictures uploaded to the website please email them to PAO c/CPO Lago, Lucas & c/CPO Reese, Jordyn at email@example.com . These pictures may also be used in the end of the year video.
Senior Naval Science Instructor: Lieutenant Derek Easterling, USN (Ret.)
Telephone: 770-975-6685 ext. 801229
Naval Science Instructor: 1stSgt Michael Dickerson, USMC (Ret.)
Telephone: 770-975-6685 ext. 8011381
Senior Naval Science Instructor: Lieutenant Derek Easterling, USN (Ret.)
Telephone: 770-975-6685 ext. 801229
Naval Science Instructor: 1stSgt Michael Dickerson, USMC (Ret.)
Telephone: 770-975-6685 ext. 8011381