Weekly Announcements 20181213

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211 Squadron – Weekly Announcements 20181213

Please make sure that you properly and clearly read all of the below details.  Staff have been receiving questions from senior cadets on activities that are described in this email.

Secondly, please make sure that before attending a Cadet activity following a significant weather event, that you first verify the squadron calendar available on the squadron website or the Facebook page to ensure the activity is still ongoing.

 

Weekly Activities

Band:

Band this Friday at Ottawa Technical Secondary School, 485 Donald St, from 18:15 to 20:30.  For any questions, please contact FSgt Hatzis.

 

Biathlon:

Regular training on skis this Saturday from 10:30 to 1:30. Bring your ski equipment and the usual hat, gloves or mitts, plenty of water, snacks and lunch. (No peanut or other nut butters please). You must confirm your attendance by 6pm Friday to 211squadronbiathlon@gmail.com

 

Senior Ground School:

Senior Ground School Monday December 17th from 18hr30 to 20hr30 at NDHS.

 

Marksmanship:

There will be a marksmanship practice this Friday, December 14th. New cadets are to show up at 19:00 (7 pm) at 142 Chemin Freeman. It will end at 21:00 (9 pm). Please wear comfortable appropriate civilian attire. 

 

Drill Team:

Drill Team next Tuesday, December 18th at NDHS from 18:30 to 20:30. Any cadets interested in joining the drill team should speak to FSgt McCloskey.

 

Single Activities

Effective Speaking

Effective Speaking Instruction (Thursday December 20th @ NDHS):

Effective speaking is a critical skill for everything from interviews to leadership initiatives. 211 Ottawa Kiwanis Air Cadets is offering instruction and coaching on Effective Speaking in on Thurs Dec 20 at NDHS 18:30-20:30 room 230 and Jan to prepare for the competition.

There will be a Squadron competition at the end of Jan/Feb (date TBD) and the winner will have the privilege of representing the squadron at the regional competition in February 2018.

We will work thru the material from the Air Cadet League of Canada website to prepare you (http://aircadetleague.com/effective-speaking-program/).

For those who are interested in this fantastic opportunity, please come out on Thurs Dec 20 and email Mr. Bohémier at mikepiano@videotron.ca.

 

Other Announcements

Scholarship Opportunities:

For cadets who are in grade 12, don’t miss the opportunity for various scholarships provided by Air Cadet League of Canada. For those who are interested, please visit: https://aircadetleague.com/for-cadets-squadrons/awards/scholarships/

 

Regular Training – Hot Chocolate House (Wednesday December 19th @ NDHS):

On our last regular training evening before Christmas holidays the squadron is running it’s annual Hot Chocolate House; it’s a fun evening of hot chocolate and treats, and showcasing talent from the squadron. Dress is civilian with a holiday flair. 

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