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Monthly Archives: February 2019

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Cadet Routine Orders for Home Training – Friday, 1 March 2019


Dear Cadets, Recruits and Parents

  1. Attached are this week’s Routine Orders for Home Training for your action.
  2. Dress for this week is DPCU Field and all cadets in 2 & 3 Platoon are to be in Patrol Order (Webbing required).
  3. Recruits will be issued their second issue of uniforms this week and next week we will be issuing field equipment.
  4. If you cannot attend training this week then please book an appointment at the Q store or present yourself next Wednesday after school to collect your gear.
  5. Warning Order – On Friday 15 March we will have a guest speaker, Adam Holloway who is a Brisbane author. He has written a book about his great grandfather  who was on Old Boy of Toowoomba Grammar School who joined the AIF in 1917. He will be presenting his book here at Cadets from 1600-1700h in the Hugh Rose Centre and parents are welcome to join us. For many new and old parents the school now has a Commemorative Website which honours TGS Old Boys that have paid the supreme sacrifice.  You can access this by going to: TGS Old Boys Commemorative Website. With ANZAC day approaching and with the TGS school service commemorating First World War Old Boys, you may wish to look at the information on the Honour Roll.
  6. You are REMINDED that forms for the upcoming bivouac/camp for this term are due to be returned to myself either by email or by hand to the Orderly Room.

Thank you

Ma’am Hallam

GPS Swimming Championship 2019 – Spectator Sign Up

Dear Students,

The 2019 GPS Swimming Championship will be held on Friday, 8 March at Brisbane Aquatic Centre. All Year 12 students are expected to attend and we also encourage students in other year groups to help support the TGS Swim Squad at this event.

Information regarding the event can be found here.

To register as a spectator please complete the online sign up below.

Sign up closes Tuesday, 5 March.

Spectator Sign Up (Years 7-11)

Cadet Bivouac – Ex Gallipoli and Adventure Training

Toowoomba Grammer School Army Cadet Unit Equipment List 2019 v2-

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AAC030 – Activity Notification and Consent Form

Dear Cadets and Parents

  1. Attached are two forms for our first bivouac for the year, for your action.
  2. The bivouac is on the weekend of 23-24 March.  If you are playing sport that weekend then please let me know when you return your forms including which team and sport you are playing.
  3. A sports bus will be organised for that weekend after sport to take cadets out to the bivouac.
  4. Please fill in both forms as we will be conducting a school based activity after we complete our AAC training for the weekend on the Sunday afternoon.  Forms need to be returned by the 8 March to the Orderly Room.
  5. A packing list will be sent in due course.
  6. Recruits are required to purchase a number of items which are a one off requirement.  These can be purchased from Tentworld Toowoomba on Anzac Avenue.  A list is attached for your information.  All other equipment is supplied by the Unit and issues will be made in a couple of weeks’ time at home training.

Round 4 Cricket wrap TGS v TSS

Dear Cricket Community,

After a week of uncertain weather, it was a tough round of Cricket against The Southport School. Playing against TSS means an extremely early start for those playing away, and after a 2 hour plus bus ride, it’s quite often difficult to switch over to Cricket mode. This proved a challenge as the majority of games played were won by the team playing at their home venue.

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Cadets: Glennie Fair – Sunday, 10 March 2019

AAC030 – Gennie Fair Activity Notification and Consent Form 2019 vers 1

Dear Cadets and Parents

  1. Attached is the Activity Notification Form for the upcoming Glennie School Fair to be held on Sunday 10 March at The Glennie School.
  2. Please return your forms by the due date.
  3. Dress for the Fair is DPCU Barracks and cadets are to take a water bottle and money for morning tea and lunch.
  4. Cadets are to meet at the front steps of The Glennie School where you will be briefed by LT(AAC) Langston and Mrs Shaz Wilmington for the day.
  5. This year we will not have a stand but will have a couple of banners advertising cadets together with brochures that will be handed out.
  6. Cadets will be placed in a roster by CDTSGT Radford to sell raffle tickets throughout the Fair.
  7. The roster will be out shortly, and cadets are asked not to volunteer their time elsewhere until they have their allocated times for cadets or alternatively advise CDTSGT Radford when you will be helping out elsewhere at the Fair.
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