Squadron Announcements - Week of November 1st, 2018

  1. CO’S PARADE - PROMOTIONS AND FITNESS TESTING - NOV 08, 2018

    1. Next week Nov 08, 2018, will be a Commanding Officer’s Parade. We will also be doing Fall promotions! All parents, family and friends are invited to attend!

    2. Following CO’s parade, cadets will be engaging in fitness testing. Therefore, cadets should bring appropriate civilian sports attire and a water bottle.

    3. Please contact your phoning NCOs or 135rcacs@gmail.com if you have any further questions.

  2. REMEMBRANCE DAY PARADE - NOV 11, 2018

    1. ALL CADETS are REQUIRED to attend the Remembrance Day Parade on November 11th, 2018. The parade will take place at VICTORY SQUARE in Downtown Vancouver.

    2. Cadets are to be in C1s, and are to meet at 0900 at the EasyPark Parkade at the corner of Cambie and Pender. Directions can be found here.

    3. Cadets can expect to be dismissed at 1300.

  3. SQUADRON FAM FLYING AT BOUNDARY BAY - DEC 02, 2018

    1. The squadron will be conducting Familiarization Flying in Powered aircraft on Dec 02, 2018.

    2. We will be able to accommodate 9 cadets (3 flights, with 3 cadets per flight)

    3. All cadets are encouraged to attend. More information and sign up can be found here.

  4. 111 VOLLEYBALL TOURNAMENT - DEC 15, 2018

    1. 135 Bell-Irving has been invited to participate to a volleyball tournament hosted by 111 Pegasus RCACS.

    2. CV Deng is looking for 8-10 motivated cadets to be part of 135’s volleyball team! All those interested can sign up here.

    3. The volleyball tournament will take place on Saturday December 15th, 2018. It is tentatively schedule for 0800 - 1700h. The location has yet to be determined, but the squadron plans to arrange transport for all cadets participating.

    4. If there are any further questions, please email 135rcacs@gmail.com

  5. SQUADRON FUNDRAISING - CINEPLEX MOVIE TICKETS

    1. Our SSC Chair Caroline will be selling Cineplex Movie Certificates for $9.25 each (regular $13!) with a minimum order of 10 certificates. Our goal is to place an initial order for 800 certificates. The deadline for ordering is November 30th.

    2. Families will receive their Cineplex Movie Certificates in the 2nd week of December. Payment must be made by cheque payable to 135 Bell-Irving Sponsoring Committee. Please bring your cheques to Caroline on Thursday nights.

    3. This is a great opportunity to support the squadron and to get a great deal on movies! Please email 135ssc@gmail.com if there are any questions.

  6. WINTER DRESS

    1. Starting October 25th 2018, Winter Dress will be in effect for ALL cadets. Please see below for a detailed description of Winter Dress (new items for winter dress have been bolded).

      1. For all cadets with uniform, Winter Dress will include your wedge, dress shirt, tie, tunic and tunic belt, pants and pants belt, wool socks and boots.

      2. For all cadets without uniform yet, the squadron T-shirt, with a black/grey long-sleeved shirt underneath is acceptable, along with black pants and black shoes.

        1. If you do not have a squadron T-shirt yet, please follow the same dress mentioned above without the T-shirt.

    2. If there are any further questions, please contact your phoning NCO.

  7. GROUND SCHOOL

    1. Ground school has already started since Sunday October 7th, 2018. This will be a joint ground school with 111 Pegasus RCACS. Due to changes in the flying scholarship examinations, ONLY CADETS WHO ARE ELIGIBLE AND WILL BE APPLYING TO GLIDER/POWER THIS SUMMER ARE ELIGIBLE TO TAKE PART IN THIS GROUND SCHOOL SESSION.

    2. If you have NOT been attending ground school, but plan to apply to glider/power this year, please email 135rcacs@gmail.com ASAP.

    3. Cadets who are interested in ground school but are NOT applying to glider/power this year are invited to take part in another ground school session in the Spring of 2019.

  8. SQUADRON ASSESSMENT FEES

    1. ALL CADETS, returning or new, are required to pay the Squadron Assessment Fee.

    2. Any payments, questions or concerns can be directed to 135sscchair@gmail.com