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Announcements: Week of Jan 24, 2023

THIS WEEK:

  • Thursday Jan 26, 2023 –
    • Ground school 1900-2100hrs at D-Coy Armouries in training rooms 3 & 4. Civilian attire. This is the last session of the year. 
    • Survivair – 1830-2100hrs at D-Coy Armouries – Civilian Attire
  • Friday Jan 27, 2023 – 
    • Band cadets attending the music clinics in Edmonton please see the attached itinerary for this weekend. Brief details below
    • Departing from the D-Coy Armouries @ 1230hrs, please be there for 1145hrs (ensure all require kit is with you). Return is for Jan 29th @ roughly 2100hrs
    • Music Clinic – Kit list and Travel timelines
  • Sunday Jan 29, 2023
    • Drill Team – NO Drill practice
    • Band Rehearsal – NO band – Music Clinic Cadets return
  • Monday Jan 30, 2023 – Marksmanship 1800-2000hrs at D-Coy in civilian attire.
  • Tuesday Jan 31, 2023 – Regular Training Night 1830-2130hrs at D-Coy. Dress will be FTU’s FTU Order of Dress 

 

SQUADRON SPONSORING COMMITTEE:

  • Casino Fundraiser coming up for January 31, 2023 and February 1, 2023  Timings have changed slightly, so if you signed up please check your emails to confirm those changes.
  • Purdys Chocolate Fundraiser is officially open! Just in time for Easter. The goal is to have every thing back and ready for pickup April 4th https://fundraising.purdys.com/1709551-104487 
  • Looking for any volunteers for selling the cash calendars at Northside Safeway on Feb. 4 from 10-2. We would like to have 1-2 volunteers if possible (please email the 577parentassociation@gmail.com if able to sign up
  • Every first Tuesday of the month is a Parent/ SSC Board Meeting @ 630pm at the Armouries.
  • June 6, 2023 is the Annual General Meeting held at the D-Coy from 630-730pm, all parents are welcome and encouraged to attend as many large decision will be made and gives you a more detailed look at how the SSC provides many opportunities to our cadets.

 

UPCOMING DATES:

  • Jan 28-29 – Music Clinic: Edmonton – Band Cadets
  • Feb 17-19 – (in this range of dates) Marksmanship Zones – Marksmanship Team
  • Mar 18 – Air Skills Day – All Cadets
  • Mar 18-19 Biathlon Provincials – No word on attendees yet
  • Mar 25 Music Level Testing (virtual) – Band Cadets

GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENTS:

  • Supply reminds all cadets that if you borrow uniform parts for the evening to return them.
  • ALWAYS check these announcements first before contacting squadron email/phone or
  • If you are reporting an absence, please text the squadron number at 780-538-3610, it is easier for the administration team to manage those messages as the phone is not actively monitored throughout the week. You may still call the number and leave a message however, but these are the only accepted methods to excuse an absence.
  • If you are a parent interested in becoming a screened volunteer for events like bottle drives and fundraisers, please reach out to the squadron email to get that process started.
  • Please find links to our Public Facebook page and Private Group (Group is for current squadron cadets and parents only). We use these groups to share photos and other stuff like that. Official announcements are still made to this website first and foremost.

Announcements: Week of Jan 17, 2022

THIS WEEK:

  • Thursday Jan 19, 2022 –
    • Ground school 1900-2100hrs at D-Coy Armouries in training rooms 3 & 4. Civilian attire.
      • OGS is officially over, the exam closed on Sunday
      • congratulations to those that completed the program
      • Sqn Ground School continues for 2 more weeks
      • The next 2 weeks being aero Engines, they are the last 2 weeks of Ground School
      • OGS Cadets are welcome to sit in on the remaining aero engine classes
      • OGS cadets that are not planning on sitting in on the remaining classes need to get their FTGU & E6B back to the office
    • Survivair – 1830-2100hrs at D-Coy Armouries – Civilian Attire
  • Saturday Jan 21, 2022 – Squadron Marksmanship Day – 0930-1600hrs (Senior Cadets 0900-1600hrs)- open to all cadets and an opportunity to learn how to shoot the Daisy Air Rifle and perhaps earn some badges for your uniform. Please ensure cadets eat before arriving, lunch will be provided (bring a water bottle!!). Dress for the day will be FTU’s, cadets are asked to bring their blue dress uniform (Please ensure your uniform parts are labelled with your name), as well as your boots and boot polishing stuff. 
  • Sunday Jan 22, 2022
    • Drill Team – 1300-1500hrs at D-Coy Armouries
    • Band Rehearsal – 1500-1700hrs at D-Coy Armouries.
      • Band cadets interested in attending the Band Clinic in Edmonton on Jan 28, 2023, please let Lt Nasedkin know ASAP.
  • Monday Jan 23, 2022 – Marksmanship 1800-2000hrs at D-Coy in civilian attire.
  • Tuesday Jan 24, 2022 – Regular Training Night 1830-2130hrs at D-Coy. Dress will be FTU’s FTU Order of Dress 

 

SQUADRON SPONSORING COMMITTEE:

  • There is also a Casino Fundraiser coming up for January 31, 2023 and February 1, 2023 that parents, grandparents, aunts, uncles, etc will be asked to assist in. We need approx 20 more people to sign up. Sign-Up https://www.signupgenius.com/go/8050d48a5ac2eaaf85-aircadet
  • Every first Tuesday of the month is a Parent/ SSC Board Meeting @ 630pm at the Armouries.
  • June 6, 2023 is the Annual General Meeting held at the D-Coy from 630-730pm, all parents are welcome and encouraged to attend as many large decision will be made and gives you a more detailed look at how the SSC provides many opportunities to our cadets.

 

UPCOMING DATES:

  • Jan 21 – Squadron Marksmanship Day – All Cadets
  • Jan 28-29 – Music Clinic: Edmonton – Band Cadets
  • Feb 17-19 – (in this range of dates) Marksmanship Zones – Marksmanship Team
  • Mar 18 – Air Skills Day – All Cadets
  • Mar 18-19 Biathlon Provincials – No word on attendees yet
  • Mar 25 Music Level Testing (virtual) – Band Cadets

GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENTS:

  • Supply reminds all cadets that if you borrow uniform parts for the evening to return them.
  • ALWAYS check these announcements first before contacting squadron email/phone or
  • If you are reporting an absence, please text the squadron number at 780-538-3610, it is easier for the administration team to manage those messages as the phone is not actively monitored throughout the week. You may still call the number and leave a message however, but these are the only accepted methods to excuse an absence.
  • If you are a parent interested in becoming a screened volunteer for events like bottle drives and fundraisers, please reach out to the squadron email to get that process started.
  • Please find links to our Public Facebook page and Private Group (Group is for current squadron cadets and parents only). We use these groups to share photos and other stuff like that. Official announcements are still made to this website first and foremost.

Announcements: Week of Jan 10, 2023

THIS WEEK:

  • Thursday Jan 12, 2022 –
    • Ground school 1900-2100hrs at D-Coy Armouries in training rooms 3 & 4. Civilian attire. This is the last date for you to write your exam.
    • Survivair – 1830-2100hrs at D-Coy Armouries – Civilian Attire
  • Saturday Jan 14, 2022 – Leadership Seminar for senior cadets at D-Coy Armouries. 0900-1600hrs lunch will be provided, dress will be FTU’s
  • Sunday Jan 15, 2022
    • Drill Team – 1300-1500hrs at D-Coy Armouries
    • Band Rehearsal – 1500-1700hrs at D-Coy Armouries.
      • Band cadets interested in attending the Band Clinic in Edmonton on Jan 28, 2023, please let Lt Nasedkin know ASAP.
  • Monday Jan 16, 2022 – Marksmanship 1800-2000hrs at D-Coy in civilian attire.
  • Tuesday Jan 17, 2022 – Regular Training Night 1830-2130hrs at D-Coy. Dress will be FTU’s FTU Order of Dress
  • Saturday Jan 21, 2022 – Squadron Marksmanship Day – times and details will be announced next week (usually 9-4 ish), this is open to all cadets and will give them the opportunity to shoot the Daisy Air rifle and earn marksmanship badges for their uniforms

SQUADRON SPONSORING COMMITTEE:

  • Cash Calendars are due back ASAP you need to bring the information slips and money for them to the SSC members. As well as any unsold calendars need to be returned.
  • There is also a Casino Fundraiser coming up for January 31, 2023 and February 1, 2023 that parents, grandparents, aunts, uncles, etc will be asked to assist in. We need approx 20 more people to sign up.  Sign-Up https://www.signupgenius.com/go/8050d48a5ac2eaaf85-aircadet
  • Parents are asking for parent and cadet volunteers for Christmas gift wrapping at the Prairie Mall in late November and Early December. Sign up here if you are interested. https://www.signupgenius.com/go/8050d48a5ac2eaaf85-prairie
  • Every first Tuesday of the month is a Parent/ SSC Board Meeting @ 630pm at the Armouries.
  • June 6, 2023 is the Annual General Meeting held at the D-Coy from 630-730pm, all parents are welcome and encouraged to attend as many large decision will be made and gives you a more detailed look at how the SSC provides many opportunities to our cadets.

 

UPCOMING DATES:

  • Jan 14 – Senior Cadet Leadership Seminar – Senior Cadets
  • Jan 21 – Squadron Marksmanship Day – All Cadets
  • Jan 28-29 – Music Clinic: Edmonton – Band Cadets
  • Feb 17-19 – (in this range of dates) Marksmanship Zones – Marksmanship Team
  • Mar 18 – Air Skills Day – All Cadets
  • Mar 18-19 Biathlon Provincials – No word on attendees yet
  • Mar 25 Music Level Testing (virtual) – Band Cadets

GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENTS:

  • Supply reminds all cadets that if you borrow uniform parts for the evening to return them.
  • ALWAYS check these announcements first before contacting squadron email/phone or
  • If you are reporting an absence, please text the squadron number at 780-538-3610, it is easier for the administration team to manage those messages as the phone is not actively monitored throughout the week. You may still call the number and leave a message however, but these are the only accepted methods to excuse an absence.
  • If you are a parent interested in becoming a screened volunteer for events like bottle drives and fundraisers, please reach out to the squadron email to get that process started.
  • Please find links to our Public Facebook page and Private Group (Group is for current squadron cadets and parents only). We use these groups to share photos and other stuff like that. Official announcements are still made to this website first and foremost.

Reminder of Resumed Training

We hope that everyone had a fun and safe winter break!

This is a reminder that cadet training activities will be resuming Jan 10th, 2023 starting with Regular training at our normal times of 1830-2130hrs at the D-Coy Armouries. Dress for the evening will be FTU FTU Order of Dress