Lieutenant Colonel Pontius and Chief Master Sergeant Brown Welcome you to Sand Creek's Air Force Junior ROTC.


Welcome to the HOME PAGE of Sand Creek HS AFJROTC.   We are AFJROTC CO-20071.   Below, you will find links to social media (SnapChat and Facebook) where you'll find current information on our activiities.  You'll also see highlighted activiites for the next two weeks.   To the left are links to the instuctor's pages, a calendar of yearly AFJROTC events, and a link to AFJROTC CO-20071 documents (Cadet Guide, Corps Goals and Cadet Contract).


If you have questions about AFJROTC, please email

Lt Col Ryan Pontius






3 Aug 22 Game Night

10 Sep 22 Saturday - JROTC attends Academy Football Game

29 Oct 22 Saturday -Fall Festival Sand Creek High, all cadets

5 Nov 22 Saturday - Veterans Day Parade, All cadets


Corps Photo Jan 28, S022

Corps Photo 28 Jan 2022


10 Sep 21 9/11 Commemoration Retreat Ceremony

9/11 Commemoration Retreat Ceremony


 9 Sep 2021 - 9/11 Remembrance at SCHS Football Game

 9/11 commemoration and military appreciation



CLC cadets visit the WWII History museum

CLC cadets visit the WWII History Museum

CLC Drill

CLC Students practice Drill

CLC students at PT

CLC students at field day.


Remington Elementary and Sand Creek High Clean-up

Students working Remington Elementary Clean-up


Sand Creek Clean-up  Cadets from Sand Creek High gave up their Saturday morning to show love to the environment by cleaning the grounds of Sand Creek High and Remington Elementary.

SCHS AFJROTC Supports Race Against Suicide

Sand Creek and JFK High Cadets volunteer at the Race Against Suicide



2019-2020 PHOTOS / Completed Events


Sand Creek and Falcon High cadets combine to show appreciation for local active duty military and Veterans before the Sand Creek vs Falcon boys basketball game.  The cadets presented a large American flag along with the service flags.

Sand Creek and Falcon cadets hold big flag before game.


Twelve Sand Creek Cadets competed in a PT and Leadership Competition put on by Air Academy High

Cadets at PT Competition


Placing Wreaths At Pikes Pike National Cemetery

Sand Creek AFJROTC had the honor of participating in a ceremony at Pike's Peak National Cemetery to put Christmas wreaths on the graves of the fallen.

SCHS AFJROTC at Pike’s Peak National Cemetery AFJROTC at Pike’s Peak National Cemetery

Triennial Inspection

Sand Creek AFJROTC received its triennial inspection from Headquarters AFJROTC on 11 December.  The cadets worked hard in preparation for the inspection and received an "exceeds standards" rating, the highest rating possible.

Cadet with Mr. Baron

Inspection Formation  


Thanksgiving - SCHS AFJROTC donated 14 Thanksgiving baskets to Sand Creek High families who could use a helping hand during the holiday season. The cadets collected the food items and also decorated the baskets before distribution.

 AS3s Decorate Thanksgiving Boxes Cadet Woods assembles Thanksgiving Baskets

AS4s and Thanksgiving Baskets  

Veterans Day - Sand Creek AFJROTC showed its appreciation for our Veterans by presenting the Colors at four Veterans Day ceremonies in d49 and one for veterans in a retirement home.

Veterans Day 11Nov19

Veterans Day Parade - Appoximately 85 Sand Creek High AFJROTC cadets joined as we made our 12th appearance in the annual Colorado Springs Veterans Day Parade.

Veterans Parade 2Nov19

October 2019

Boo Bash 2019

Sand Creek AFJROTC in conjunction with STUCO, NHS, FBLA, Theater, and JOI Club provided a spooktacular Halloween experience for the Sand Creek Community.   Over 500 kids and parents enjoyed the games and haunted house during the annual Boo Bash event.  The safe Halloween alternative raised $325 and collected approximately 200 food items which will all go to Care and Share Food bank.


Boo Bash 2019

D49 Cup- Intra-district AFJROTC Competition

Sand Creek placed second in the 2nd annual D49 Cup.  Falcon edged us out by a few points to take the trophy this year.  Watch out Falcon!  We are putting you on notice for next year. 

AS3/AS4 Drill Team AS1/AS2 Drill Team

PT Team  

September 2019 

Fall Clean-Up

Seventy-five Air Force Junior ROTC cadets helped Sand Creek High and the surrounding neighborhoods look a lot nicer by cleaning the grounds on Saturday 7 September 2019. Multiple bags of trash were collected from fields, parking lots, and along streets in the Sand Creek neighborhood. 

Sand Creek Clean-up Fall  Fall Clean-up 2019

Sand Creek Homecoming Military Appreciation Color Guard

Homecoming Military Appreciation Color Guard

Cadet Leadership Course Fall

Five senior Sand Creek JROTC cadets participated in a 2-day leadership and character seminar held at the Air Force Academy Center for Character and Leadership Development. The cadets learned many lessons that will help them be successful in leading the Sand Creek Corps of Cadets throughout the school year.

SCHS CLC Fall Cadets  CLC Fall Cadets

 August 2019

Academy Football Game

Sand Creek cheered on the AFA Falcons during their parent weekend football game.  Thiry-five (mostly AS1) cadets witnessed firsthand the importance of disciplne and teamwork as they watched the Wings of Blue parachute in, the Academy Corps of Cadets march on the field, and the Falcon football team get their first victory of the year.

 USAFA Falcons

 Cadets pose for picture after USAFA Game

 State Fair Parade

Sand Creek AFJROTC Color Guard precedes the Scorpion Band as they march in the Colorado State Fair Parade

Color Guard at State Fair

 SCHS Color Guard at District-wide teacher back-to-school event

Color Guard at District Teacher back to school event