Daily Announcements

Tuesday, February 19, 2013

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Tuesday, February 19, 2013
by Bonnie Haley - Tuesday, 19 February 2013, 9:31 AM

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Pink!   Yes Pink T shirts go on sale tomorrow for our annual Anti Bullying day on Feb 27. Shirts will be $10 each. See the display in the trophy case today. Remember we accept everyone for who they are.

Gr 7 students who have not finished their FSA will be pulled from class today to complete their survey.

Grade 8 reminder, please return your
blue field trip forms to your home room teacher.

Congratulations to div 7-1
for having the highest percentage of PJ' on last Friday!  A prize will be coming your way!!

Grade 7/8 Rec Girls have a game during lunch today,

and the Grade 78 competitive Girls & Boys teams compete after school today at ROMS.

Volleyball this week:
ROMS Volleyball Schedule (after school)

Tue Feb 19

6/7 Comp.Girls

6/7 Rec. Girls



At St. Patrick's

At Gordon Head

Wed Feb 20

7/8 Comp. Girls – A Team


At Royal Oak


7/8 Comp. Girls – B Team

7/8 Rec. Girls



At St. Patrick's

At St. Margaret's

Thurs Feb 21

6/7 Comp. Boys


At Spencer


6/7 Rec. Boys


At Royal Oak

Fri Feb 21

7/8 Comp. Boys


At Royal Oak

Teachers, please excuse the girls at 2:45 from class for their game.

Attention all
grade 7-8 boys rugby players - your first tryout will be this Thursday at 3:15. Cleats and mouthguards are mandatory. See Mr. Stanchfield if you have any questions.

Grade 8 skiers and snowboarders!  See the bench outside Mr. Goy's room for Lost & Found Items.

Band sectionals have been cancelled this week due to band testing. Sectionals will resume with Trumpets and Trombones on next Tuesday.

Jazz Band Practice today at 1:16 in the bandroom.

Room 122 is open to anyone who wants to play
chess today during the lunch recess. Drop by for a game.

Royal Oak Students! Are you interested in joining Musical Theatre? Our pop/rock musical will be performed in early May and we require over 100 participants including Singers, Actors, Dancers, and Technical Crew.  Come and find out what we are looking for and be part of this amazing musical production. The meeting will take place during advisory time (12:47-1:16) today in the gym! 


The Yearbook Photo Club is having a Pizza Party in the library this Friday after school!  If you are in the Yearbook Club, please come on Friday to work on your pages, get more pages assigned, or help others work on theirs.  We will be working between 3:15 and about 4:30, then having pizza and snacks.  If you can, please let Ms. Cottier in the library know that you are coming so we can make sure we get enough pizza.

Next Tuesday @ 7pm – The Claremont Spartans vs the Saanich Police in a charity basketball game. Everyone welcome! Grade 8 students – this is your chance to see Claremont in action!

1)  7pm Tonight @ ROMS - Internet Safety & Digital Citizenship with Darren Laur. Learn protection and awareness strategies for working on the Internet. This is a fun and fast-paced session that will really get your thinking.  A Must for all families.

Gr 8 Parents - A blue Field Trip permission notice to Claremont is coming your way.  Please sign and return on Monday or Tuesday.  There is a Orientation trip on Feb 28th and a trip on April 22 to seen the Claremont Musical.  It is very important to get this form back signed before it goes missing.  Please ask your child for it!!   


3) All of the Grade 8 Transition information is on our website – click on the billboard button on the front page.

4) The notices inviting the Grade 8s to submit a baby photo and a comment/saying to the yearbook went home last week.  Grade 8s, and parents of Grade 8s, please get those baby photos in!  Emailing a digital copy to  romsyearbook@telus.net  is preferred, but you can also leave a photo in the yearbook box in the office – just make sure you include the student name and grade.  Many thanks from your yearbook coordinator.

Attention Parents! You and your family are invited to attend a night of fun, family entertainment!

6) On Tuesday, February 26th at 7:00 PM, join the community for Claremont's Charity Basketball Game as we raise money for Jeneece Place. Come and cheer on the Claremont Spartans as they play against the Saanich Police Department. There will be refreshments, music, prizes, a half-time show (including a children's BBall game) and lots of fun! Doors open at 6:30pm and there will be a BBQ for dinner. Hope to see you at the big game!