On Wednesday, December 11 Prince William County Public Schools will open two hours late due to inclement weather in certain areas. SACC will open two hours late. More information
El miércoles, 11 de diciembre 2013, las Escuelas Públicas del Condado de Prince William abrirán dos horas más tarde debido al mal tiempo en ciertas zonas. El programa de SACC abrirá dos horas más tarde. Para más información visite - http://pwcs.schoolfusion.us/modules/cms/pages.phtml?pageid=162137
Bruin Battalion News
Uniform Wear Days for This Week Have Changed!!!
ALL JROTC CADETS!!
Please be advised, the Uniform Wear Days for this week, 9-13 December 2013, are changed to THURSDAY AND FRIDAY! This change is necessary to support the upcoming FPHS Polar Express event.
Bruins Support Wounded Warriors
ANNOUNCEMENT: We have a website!!!
Our battalion has an official website, which is under the title "Official Bruin Battalion Website" in the Links section of this page. Check the website regularly for updates on events that our battalion does and pictures of your cadets!!!
ANNOUNCEMENT: Courtland High School Drill Meet
The Forest Park High School Army JROTC program will be participating in the Courtland High School Drill Meet.
Who: Drill Team
When: 19 October 2013 from 0730-1300
Where: Courtland High School, 6701 Smith Station Road, Spotsylvania, Virginia 22553
Purpose: To compete against other JROTC units in drill and ceremony and obtain points towards our battalion's Unit Report.
Uniform: Class A Uniform
Cadets should report to Forest Park High School at 0600 for this event. We will then board the buses at 0630.
ANNOUNCEMENT: TC Williams Raider Meet
The Forest Park High School Army JROTC program will be participating in the TC Williams High School Raider Meet.
Who: Raider Team
When: 12 October 2013 from 0600-1700
Where: TC Williams High School, 3301 King Street, Alexandria, Virginia 22302
Purpose: To compete against other JROTC units in physical fitness and obtain points towards our battalion's Unit Report.
Uniform: Army Combat Uniform
NOTE: The cadets that go to this event will make up the Cadet Challenge on a later date.
ANNOUNCEMENT: Battalion Drill/Cadet Challenge
The Forest Park High School Army JROTC be holding a Battalion Drill.
Who: This event is REQUIRED for all cadets.
When: 12 October 2013 from 0800-1200
Where: Forest Park High School, 15721 Forest Park Drive, Woodbridge, Virginia 22193
Purpose: To assess the physical fitness of our battalion and to enhance the battalion's performance in drill and ceremony.
Uniform: Class B Uniform; Battalion T-shirt and gym shorts
NOTE: The cadet challenge will test you on push-ups, sit-ups, shuttle run, and a 1 mile run. The cadets that don't do the cadet challenge will make it up on a later date.
New Cadet Orientation Is Coming!! August 19-20, 2013
Each year the Bruin Battalion welcomes the new MS-I (freshman) class with a two-day New Cadet Orientation. The New Cadet Orientation Program (NCOP) is a key component of the First Year Experience at Forest Park High School and is a collaborative effort designed to in-process, introduce, and welcome new cadets and their families, into the Army Junior Officer Reserve Training Corps (JROTC) community. The ultimate goal of the New Cadet Orientation Program (NCOP) at Forest Park High School is to facilitate a successful transition to, and through, the first year of Army JROTC.This year’s New Cadet Orientation is scheduled for August 19-20, 2013, 8:00 – 2:00 PM, daily. All cadets are required to bring a bag lunch for the two days of orientation. Cadets should where appropriate clothing for physical activities, such as T-shirts, shorts and sneakers. Female cadets should not wear skirts or dresses. Cadets should report to Forest Park High School, Classroom 1153 for Formation which will occur at 8:00 am, sharp. Cadets should enter the school from the side (where the school buses are parked). There will be cadets in uniform there to guide you from 0745-0815. Once in the building from that entrance, directional signs will be posted leading to classroom 1153.
Summer Camp Forms
Information for Parents of JROTC cadets.
This application is due to the SAI no later than February 25th