Updated: Aug 22
NAVAL JUNIOR RESERVE OFFICER TRAINING CORPS
Bethel High School
David W. Deakin Educational Park
Bethel, CT 06801
(203) 794-8600 Ext. 1122
Senior Naval Science Instructor:
LCDR Mark Dwinells USN (Ret)
Naval Science Instructor:
MSGT Joseph Meehan USMC (Ret)
Battalion Chief of Staff: C/CDR Ella Burns-DeMelo
Battalion Commander: C/CDR Leah Horvath
Battalion Executive Officer: C/LCDR Molly Reed
Battalion Operations Officer: C/LCDR Yee-Ying Ng
Battalion Master Chief: C/MCPO Jack Gondoly
Alpha Co. Cdr: C/LCDR Kendall Famularo
Alpha Co. XO: C/LT Lola Resendes
Alpha Co. Senior Chief: C/SCPO Gabriel Barboza
Bravo Co. Cdr: C/LCDR PJ Cirella
Bravo Co. XO: C/LT Alyssa DiGrandi
Bravo Co. Senior Chief: C/SCPO Benjamin D’Amico
Quote Of The Week:
“The American citizen soldiers knew the difference between right and wrong, and they didn’t want to live in a world in which wrong prevailed. So they fought, and won, and all of us, living and yet to be born, must be profoundly grateful.”
- Stephen Ambrose, American Historian, Comments about D-Day
Alpha 4th Platoon led by C/ENS Joshua Wright and C/CPO Alexander McPherson
Plan of the Week
June 5th - June 11th, 2023
Monday the 5th
Cadets of 2023 parting shot
Tuesday the 6th
Wednesday the 7th
Awards ceremony @ 1730
Thursday the 8th
Platoon Advocation Board @1430 - 1630
Friday the 9th
NJROTC End of Year Picnic @ 1630
Platoon Advocation Board @1230 - 1430
Saturday the 10th
Sunday the 11th
Remember to check your school Gmail and Google Classroom EVERY DAY!
June 7th- NJROTC Awards Ceremony
June 9th - NJROTC Picnic
June 13th- BHS Senior Graduation
June 17th - Bethel Brotherhood in Action Food Delivery
Bravo Zulu: To the new class officers Gabriella Texiera 2024 Treasurer, Jessica Kinas 2025 President, Alison Kinas 2025 Vice President, Johnathan Keener 2025 Treasurer, Annabelle Souza 2025 secretary. As well as the cadets who participated in the emergency first responder training community service.
What Are We Learning?
NS1: First Aid 101 / First Aide for Emergencies
NS2: History of the D-Day Landing
NS3: The Korean War and the Bridges at Toko Ri
NS4: Graduation Plan and Parting Message
Patriotic Lesson of the Week
June 6th: Seventy-nine years ago, on June 6, 1944, more than 156,000 Allied troops invaded Normandy, France, on D-Day. The landings represented a major turning point in World War II and allow us to reflect on those who gave their lives to guarantee the freedom enjoyed today.
Character Trait of the Week
Creativity: The use of the imagination or original ideas, especially in the production of works of art
Opposite: Not having or involving imagination or original ideas
“Creativity is seeing what others see and thinking what no one else ever thought”
Vocabulary Word of the Week:
Trenchant (adjective) - vigorous or incisive in expression or style
Example Sentence:The critic’s trenchant remarks greatly affected the public’s viewpoint; His comment was trenchant and perceptive
This Week in History:
June 5th, 1968, Robert F. Kennedy was fatally shot in the Ambassador Hotel
June 6th, 1945, D-Day Allies invade Normandy France
June 7th ,1942, Battle of Midway ends
June 8th, 1949, FBI report names of Hollywood Figures as Communists
June 9th, 1973, American Racehorse Secretariat won the Belmont Stakes capturing the triple crown; he earlier won the Kentucky Derby and the Preaknestakes.
June 10th 1752, Benjamin Franklin flies kite during thunderstorm
June 11th 1963, University of Alabama desegregated
National Day Calendar:
June 5th - National World Environment Day
June 6th - National Yo-Yo Day
June 7th - National Chocolate Ice Cream Day
June 8th - National Best Friends Day
June 9th - National Movie Night Day
June 10th - National Iced Tea Day
June 11th - National Corn On The Cob Day
SAT Question of the Week:
Former astronaut Ellen Ochoa says that although she doesn’t have a definite idea of when it might happen, she _______ that humans will someday need to be able to live in other environments than those found on Earth. This conjecture informs her interest in future research missions to the moon.
Which choice completes the text with the most logical and precise word or phrase?
Explanation: Choice B is the best answer because it most logically completes the text’s discussion of Ochoa’s prediction that humans will one day need to live in places other than Earth. As used in this context, “speculates” would mean puts forward an idea without firm evidence.
SAT Sample Questions
Always remember that Khan Academy and the CollegeBoard QOTD app have free resources to study with. You can also contact the Academic Officer to receive Extra Help or Tutoring.
Make sure you get your uniform dry-cleaned before June 7th for our award ceremony. Ensure that all uniform devices are properly on your uniform, if you need help with uniform devices please get the help that you need.
What is an E7 in the navy
Correct Answer: C
Park and walk. Park your car as far as you can from the entrance of the mall or grocery store. All those minutes of walking will add up at the end of the day increasing your cardiovascular health. That way you won’t have run as much in your workouts!
Eat foods that are as close to their natural state as possible. Aim for whole, fresh foods in a rainbow of colors. That way you can get more vitamins and minerals in the foods you eat!
Automatically contribute to your savings account from every paycheck to ensure that you are not only making money to spend it. Save it. According to greatlakesinvestment.com
You can forward all emails to another email address in gmail by going into settings. This can allow you to see your work email at home.
Thank you to all who attended our annual dinner! We had an extremely successful year and thank you to all the ladies who made an effort to come to our meetings!
If you have not received emails regarding meetings, please contact Kendall Famularo (email: firstname.lastname@example.org phone: (203) 297-1495)
If you’d like to receive updates, text @ad26dkg to 81010. Additionally, if you have suggestions for upcoming meetings and activities, fill out this form!
Please email or text Ben D’Amico with any suggestions for the Gents meeting
Email: email@example.com Phone: 475-279-9642
“A gentleman would be ashamed should his deeds not match his words.”
Fact: Antarctica used to be a desert! Its cold temperature slowly froze and compressed the sand into the glaciers that make it up today.
Tip: Did you know that by recycling bottles you can earn money back? When you recycle bottles, cans, or glass most businesses will give you 5 cents back for every item recycled. This is a great way to help the environment and earn a little extra money!
Next Promotion Board:
Platoon Advocation Board June 8th - June 9th.
June 8th - 1430 - 1630
June 9th 1230 - 1430
Next Chief Review Board:
No Board Scheduled
Upcoming Chief Projects:
If you want to head a Chief Project, please contact Cadet Master Chief Jack Gondoly
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