We are Long Beach Polytechnic High School 1st Battalion Army JROTC program, which is a leadership program who's mission is " to teach young men and women to become better citizens".
Joining JROTC has many benefits to assist the student such as the following:
- To appreciate the ethical values and principles that underlie good citizenship.
- To be able to think logically and to communicate effectively with others, both orally and in writing.
- To appreciate the importance of physical fitness in maintaining good health.
- To understand the importance of high school graduation for a successful future, and learn about college and other advanced educational and employment opportunities.
- To develop mental management abilities.
- To become familiar with military history as it relates to America's culture, and understand the history, purpose, and structure of military services.
- To develop the skills necessary to work effectively as a member of a team.
We strongly encourage you to join Poly's Army JROTC by talking with your academy counselor.