Monthly Archives:February 2019

Weekly Update Feb 28 – Mar 13 19

28 Feb 19
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Here are the updates for the week:

Friday (Mar 1): Drill Team 1800 – 1900, Followed by Band from 1900 to 2130.
Drill team, bring your boots and have them shined!

Wednesday (Mar 6): Some fun for March Break! We have Vegas Entertainment Center booked from 1800-2100. Cadets will have access to all activities on site (will confirm Arcade), and we will be providing snacks and some beverages. You may bring money if you wish to purchase anything from the on site canteen. Capt. Phinney, D has challenged everyone to laser tag…

Thursday (Mar 7): Band practice day from 0900 until 1600 at the Armouries. Bring your water bottles, snacks and a lunch.

Friday (Mar 8): If there is Drill Team and Band on this day, you will be advised on Friday March 1st.

Sunday (Mar 10): Marksmanship Practice 1800-2100, only those who were advised to attend by Capt. Hutchinson are to be there, other optional training activities will not be taking place.
Effective Speaking: 1800-2100, for the 6 cadets taking part, the order below are your times. if you cannot make it or want to cancel, message the squadron on Facebook. (We can work on alternate timings also)
– Abujayyab, Sn: 1830
– Finnigan: 1850
– Gaudet: 1910
– Eldridge: 1930
– Cunningham, L: 1950
– Buck: 2010
You do not have to wear your uniform for this event.

Wednesday (Mar 13): Effective Speaking with 527. We will be holding the effective speaking competition with 527 at Simonds High School, not the Armouries. Dress for all cadets is T-shirt, those who are speaking must wear shirt and tie. Drop off and pick up is at the door near the pool and football field (NOTE: It is a one-way street).

Please bring back your league ticket money into Mrs. Poirier once you have sold your tickets, and she can get you more.

Upcoming events:
– 16 Mar 19: Zone Marksmanship competition at HMCS Brunswicker 0800-1600
– June Ottawa Trip: Bring your signed permission and contact forms back. We need these bey end of training on March 27th.

For more information on events visit our website: https://161aircadets.ca/calendar/

Reminder: If a cadet cannot make it to a Wednesday night/regular event, the cadet should leave a message on the squadron answering machine 632-3215. Please do not e-mail Capt Meunier or post on Facebook. This will ensure the Admin O gets the message and can mark the cadet as excused.

For more information check out our our facebook page https://www.facebook.com/161aircadets/ and follow us on Twitter @161aircadets.

Training cancelled for Sunday February 24th

24 Feb 19
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Due to the expected weather this evening, we are cancelling the training for this evening.

Weekly Update Feb 21-27 19

21 Feb 19
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Here are the updates for the week:

Friday: Drill Team 1800 – 1900, Followed by Band from 1900 to 2130.

Sunday: Marksmanship/Flight Sim 1800 – 2100
If you want to bring your own drone, please make sure it is working and charged beforehand, the armouries seems to play havoc with drones lately.

Wednesday: Sports Night. Dress is sports gear. We still expect everyone to have winter coats, it is still winter. Bring a filled water bottle, the tap water is not the best.

Cadets! Next Wednesday is the last day to sign up for Summer Training, make sure you sign up and put a preference in what courses you are most interested in.

Please bring back your league ticket money into Mrs. Poirier once you have sold your tickets, and she can get you more.

Upcoming events:
– March Break – We are booked for Laser Tag at Vegas Entertainment, and everyone seemed interested in staying there, we will switch the reservation to get access to the bumper cars and bowling also.
– Effective speaking is coming up near the end of March, those of you who wish to speak should get prepared!

For more information on events visit our website: https://161aircadets.ca/calendar/

Reminder: If a cadet cannot make it to a Wednesday night/regular event, the cadet should leave a message on the squadron answering machine 632-3215. Please do not e-mail Capt Meunier or post on Facebook. This will ensure the Admin O gets the message and can mark the cadet as excused.

For more information check out our our facebook page https://www.facebook.com/161aircadets/ and follow us on Twitter @161aircadets.

Weekly Update Feb 14-20 19

14 Feb 19
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Here are the updates for the week:

Friday: Drill Team 1800 – 1900, Followed by Band from 1900 to 2130.

Saturday: No First Aid training. Swimming is still scheduled for 1900-2100 at Saint John High School, you should be there no later that 1845 at the entrance on Canterbury St.

Sunday: Marksmanship/Flight Sim/Model Building 1800 – 2100
The Tri-Service Band concert, This is being held at the Argonaut Mess hall (Gagetown) at 1300, all are welcome to attend, admission is free.

Wednesday: CO’s Parade with special guest Reviewing Officer, dress is full uniform with shirt and tie. Press those uniforms and polish your boots!
Remember that it is winter and all cadets must wear a coat.

Cadets! Make sure you sign up for Summer Training courses. The forms with a list of all available camps are posted on the bulletin board. We have to have that information sent in before the end of February.

Please bring back your league ticket money into Mrs. Poirier once you have sold your tickets, and she can get you more.

Upcoming events:
– 27 Feb 19 – Sports night
– March Break – 1 Activity has been booked for Wednesday night, we are working on a second one.

For more information on events visit our website: https://161aircadets.ca/calendar/

Reminder: If a cadet cannot make it to a Wednesday night/regular event, the cadet should leave a message on the squadron answering machine 632-3215. Please do not e-mail Capt Meunier or post on Facebook. This will ensure the Admin O gets the message and can mark the cadet as excused.

For more information check out our our facebook page https://www.facebook.com/161aircadets/ and follow us on Twitter @161aircadets.

Regular Training for Wednesday February 13th Cancelled

13 Feb 19
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No training due to poor road conditions in and around Saint John, and the expected freezing rain, rain and rapid freeze this evening, training is postponed.
The CO’s parade will take place next week, Wednesday February 20th.

Weekly Update Feb 7 – 13 19

07 Feb 19
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Here are the updates for the week:

Friday: Drill Team 1800 – 1900, Followed by Band from 1900 to 2130.

Saturday: National Course Interviews, you know who is attending and where to meet your drive. Good Luck.

Sunday: Marksmanship/Flight Sim/Model Building 1800 – 2100

Wednesday: CO’s Parade with special guest Reviewing Officer, dress is full uniform with shirt and tie. Press those uniforms and polish your boots!
Remember that it is winter and all cadets must wear a coat.

Cadets! Make sure you sign up for Summer Training courses. The forms with a list of all available camps are posted on the bulletin board. We have to have that information sent in before the end of February.

Please bring back your league ticket money into Mrs. Poirier once you have sold your tickets, and she can get you more.

Upcoming events:
– 16-17 Feb 19 – First aid training for all cadets and staff that signed up.
– 16 Feb 19 – Swimming at Saint John High from 1900 to 2100. Pool is booked and you should be there by 1845 at the entrance on Canterbury St.
– 17 Feb 19 – Tri-Service Band concert. This is being held at the Argonaut Mess hall (Gagetown) at 1300, all are welcome to attend, admission is free.
– March Break – Expect an update on this next week.

For more information on events visit our website: https://161aircadets.ca/calendar/

Reminder: If a cadet cannot make it to a Wednesday night/regular event, the cadet should leave a message on the squadron answering machine 632-3215. Please do not e-mail Capt Meunier or post on Facebook. This will ensure the Admin O gets the message and can mark the cadet as excused.

For more information check out our our facebook page https://www.facebook.com/161aircadets/ and follow us on Twitter @161aircadets.

Reminder for Parents – Feb 6 19

06 Feb 19
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Hey Parents, just a reminder that we would like to see you tonight at 8 pm for an information session about the trip to Ottawa in June. Capt. Meunier will be sharing more details, the itinerary and we might have a form or 2 that needs to be signed.

Training Cancelled for Sunday Feb 3 19

03 Feb 19
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We are cancelling the extra training for this evening.