Weekly Announcements 20190105

Welcome back everyone! 

211 Air Cadets is out of hibernation from our Christmas / Holiday season and we’re back at it this week.

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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

Senior Ground School:

Senior Ground School Monday January 7th from 18hr30 to 20hr30 at NDHS

Drill Team:

Drill Team Tuesday January 8th at NDHS from 18:30 to 20:30. Any cadets interested in joining the drill team should speak to FSgt McCloskey.

Single Activities:

Mess Dinner (Friday January 25th):

The annual mess dinner for the squadron is going to be Friday January 25th, sign up will be available on Wednesday evenings at cadets starting January 9th. A deposit of $5 is needed with sign up. Further details are to follow.

Other Announcements:

Effective Speaking Coaching (Thursday Jan 10th and 17th @ 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 Jan 10th and 17th at NDHS 18:30-20:30 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 24-2019 Aviation museum.

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 Jan 10th and Jan 17th and email Mr. Bohémier at mikepiano@videotron.ca.

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 the Air Cadet League scholarship page.

Regular Training – CO’s Parade (Wednesday January 9th @ NDHS):

Wednesday is CO’s Parade, so ensure that your uniform is up to standard.

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It is now the winter season, so a reminder to all cadets and parents that outdoor shoes are NOT allowed in the gym.

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