18 Apr – Weekly Briefing

CHANGES TO IN PERSON TRAINING – In order to accommodate our training program, we need to switch which levels are in person for this week and next. Here is a summary:

Wed 20 April – Level 2 and 3 In Person; Level 1 and 4 Online

Wed 27 April – Level 1 and 4 In Person; Level 2 and 3 Online

SSC POST-SECONDARY SCHOLARSHIPS – DEADLINE EXTENDED– These are open to 754 Phoenix RCACS cadet members who are graduating grade 12 this current 2021/2022 school year, will be attending a post-secondary institution within one year of grade 12 graduation, and have not received a 754 Phoenix Sponsoring Committee scholarship in the past. Scholarships will be awarded based mainly on cadet performance and service to 754 Phoenix Squadron and the air cadet program in general. A maximum of four (4) scholarships in the amount of $500 each may be awarded. This scholarship is to be applied to post-secondary tuition only. Deadline for application is NOW 20 April 2022 at 11:59 pm. Please email completed applications to chair754@gmail.com . Please download the form below:

http://754aircadets.ca/wp-content/uploads/2022/01/SSC-SCHOLARSHIP-APPLICATION-FORM-2022.pdf

ANNUAL CEREMONIAL REVIEW – We are working on the details for our year-end Annual Ceremonial Review. This year, we are looking to combine it with our Awards and Promotion night. The ceremony will be on Saturday May 28th in the afternoon (though cadets will be required to attend in the morning as well for practice and set-up) at Terry Fox Secondary School. We have not received information about whether we are allowed spectators, but hope to be able to welcome family by that date.

MON 18 APRIL – no band due to Easter Monday holiday

WED 20 APRIL – REGULAR TRAINING

  • In Person training for Level 2 and Level 3 cadets at 1830 hrs to 2100 hrs – PLEASE NOTE THIS IS A CHANGE FOR LEVEL 3 – NORMALLY YOU WOULD BE ONLINE BUT THIS WEEK IS IN PERSON
  • Online training for Level 1 and Level 4 cadets (classes start at 1900 hrs) – PLEASE NOTE THIS IS A CHANGE FOR LEVEL 4 – NORMALLY YOU WOULD BE IN PERSON BUT THIS WEEK IS ONLINE
  • Dress is winter dress for those with uniform (jacket, tie) or Squadron T-shirt for Level 1’s without uniform yet

SAT 23 APRIL – LEVEL 5 WORKSHOP – please watch for announcements on Teams for times and other details

MON 25 APRIL – BAND – practice from 1900 to 2100 hrs. We will be looking for returning Band members as well as encouraging new members to replenish our ranks. For returning musicians and for cadets interested in joining, we will at the gym at 1900 hrs. Dress is civilian (WITH MASKS!). Please bring your instrument.

WED 27 APRIL – REGULAR TRAINING

  • In Person training for Level 1 and Level 4 cadets at 1830 hrs to 2100 hrs – PLEASE NOTE THIS IS A CHANGE FOR LEVEL 4 – NORMALLY YOU WOULD BE ONLINE BUT THIS WEEK IS IN PERSON
  • Online training for Level 2 and Level 3 cadets (classes start at 1900 hrs) – PLEASE NOTE THIS IS A CHANGE FOR LEVEL 3 – NORMALLY YOU WOULD BE IN PERSON BUT THIS WEEK IS ONLINE
  • Dress is winter dress for those with uniform (jacket, tie) or Squadron T-shirt for Level 1’s without uniform yet

CADET 365 ONBOARDING – Level 3 cadets will be receiving instructions this week to get onto the Cadet 365 program. Check your emails and Teams for more information.

OTHER NOTES:

  1. PARKING – parents are NOT to drive onto school property to drop off or pick up cadets. Only staff are allowed to do so. Please make arrangements to pick up and drop off your cadets at the front of the school, or on the street behind the school.
  2. ABSENCES – if a cadet is going to be absent, please use the absence form here – do not call the Squadron or email. This INCLUDES absences from online classes.