Weekly News 9/6 - 9/12/21

AFJROTC REMEMBERANCE

  • Thirteen service members passed away August 26th as a result of a suicide bomber at Kabul Airport in Afghanistan. In order to honor their sacrifice, the Ashley Ridge AFJROTC set up a memoriam display at school on Thursday and Friday. Thank you for your sacrifices, we will never forget!

  • Thank you to C/Colonel Olivia Barkasy and C/Lieutenant Colonel London Bernal who with the support of all the cadets in the unit set up the display.

  • All pictures are posted on the unit Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/ashleyridgeSC20081 and the Ashley Ridge Facebook page.

CADET REGISTRATION PAPERWORK

  • All registration paperwork are to be in by 16 September to respective instructors. Sports Physicals are due NLT 17 September.

  • Registration payment, physical, and online forms are all available on the Unit Webpage: ARHS-AFJROTC.com/parent-information.  

  • A big thank you to all the parents and cadets who have turned theirs in.

UNIFORM INSPECTION

  • Upperclassmen only, uniform inspection on cadet respective day attending class on Tuesday and Wednesday. Block schedule is Wednesday.

  • Uniform Inspection: Upperclassmen, blues with open collar. 1st Years, Alternate uniform for those who have them. Unit Black Polo shirt, khaki pants, conservative belt, and closed toe shoes.


Uniforms and Grooming Standards

  • 1st year cadets are being issued cadet uniforms, summer PT clothing, & black polo shirts.

  • Upperclassmen who need uniform replacements are to have their uniform replaced are reminded to have their uniform dry cleaned with original plastic and paid receipt. Please set up an appointment with MSgt Powell, the Cadet Logistics Commander, or the Cadet Logistics Officer.

  • ABUs will be issued to qualified cadets.

  • All cadets are expected to comply with AFJROTC grooming standards.

Snap!Raise Fundraiser

  • The unit has participated in the Snap!Raise Fundraiser the last two years and have done very well. This has been the only fundraiser the unit has done and have raised over $24,000 for the unit. The fundraiser will start 13 September and go for one month. More information will be sent home with cadets and discussed at the unit Family Night.

Unit Family Night

  • Will be held on 29 September, Wednesday, Virtual.

  • All parents are invited to attend the meeting. Booster Club and cadet command staff will be introduced.

  • Booster Club will explain their function and to include how parents can get involved.

  • All Competition teams will make a presentation. AFJROTC Instructors will explain various parts of the program.

  • This is also a great time for parents to ask questions.

  • All cadets are required to attend the meeting virtually.

If there are concerns or questions, please email wclark@dorchester2.k12.sc.us

All the instructors thank you for your support!

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