Announcements: Week of Oct 31, 2023 (Updated 2023/11/01)
PARENTS: reminder that absences must be submitted through the squadron phone number at 780-538-3610. Voicemail or Text is accepted. email submission will not be counted
Thursday Nov 2, 2023
Survivair – At the D-Coy Armouries 1830-2100hrs in civilian attire. Bring a water bottle and fitness gear. All cadets welcome!!
Saturday Nov 4, 2023
Sports Day – (All cadets) 0900-1630hrs held at the D-Coy Armouries in appropriate civilian fitness attire, it’s going to be a fun day! Lunch will be provided.
Sunday Nov 5, 2023
Band Rehearsal – At the D-Coy Armouries 1300-1500hrs in civilian attire.
Monday Nov 6, 2023
Drill Team Practice – At the D-Coy Armouries 1700-1900hrs
Squadron based Ground School – At the D-Coy Armouries in large classroom 1900-2100hrs. Report cards are required from all registered in OGS. Let Capt Lynch know your medical status; if you have booked an appointment, if you have had an appointment, or if you have a completed medical. Jr Ground School is open to cadets 14 years or older. If you are 13 and interested talk to Capt Lynch.
Marksmanship Tryouts – Open to all cadets, at D-Coy Armouries in civilian attire. 1900-2100hrs
Tuesday Nov 7, 2023
Regular Training – Fitness Night – 1830-2130hrs at D-Coy Armouries. Dress will be appropriate civilian fitness attire, bring a water bottle.
Nov 4 – Sports Day (All cadets)
Nov 28 – Meet and Greet Potluck (All cadets and immediate families)
**New Date Dec 9 – Marksmanship Day (All cadets, chance to get marksmanship badges)
SQUADRON SPONSORING COMMITTEE:
Air Cadet League of Alberta Cash Calendars are available again this year for fundraising. Calendars will be available for pick-up at the beginning and end of Tuesday night training.
Every first Tuesday of the month is a Parent/ SSC Board Meeting @ 630pm at the Armouries. Thank you to all the parents that attended this week! Next meeting Nov 7, 2023
Remembrance Day is around the corner, it is important for cadets to ensure their uniforms are maintained. This year level 1 & 3 cadets will attend the indoor ceremony, level 2 and 4s the outdoor ceremony. The band/flag party will be at the outdoor ceremony, and seniors spread between the 2. If you are wishing to attend another other ceremony outside of Grande Prairie please inform the training staff. Cadets are not allowed to attend other ceremonies in uniform without approval before hand by the Squadron.
Cadets wanting to participate in their school remembrance day ceremonies are free to do so. Make sure your uniform is worn correctly and ironed/boots polished/ clean etc. As well as you are representing the Cadet Program in a positive and appropriate manner. If you are unsure what you should do in your school ceremonies please as the Sqn Staff.
Ground School – report cards are required from all registered in OGS Let Capt Lynch know your medical status; if you have booked an appointment, if you have had an appointment, or if you have a completed medical. Jr Ground School is open to cadets 14 years or older. If you are 13 and interested talk to Capt Lynch.
Parents you are highly encouraged to come into the armouries during closing announcements/parade. That way you can hear all the information directly! We normally start them around 915pm.