Daily Announcements

Wednesday, April 24, 2013

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Wednesday, April 24, 2013
by Bonnie Haley - Wednesday, 24 April 2013, 9:25 AM

Today is National Administrative Professional Day. We recognize the work that our school secretaries do every day to keep our school going. Please give Mrs. Haley, Mrs. Punt, and Mrs. McIlwraith a friendly appreciation as you see them today.

Today's Earth Week
challenge is: a warm-up in the class to the Harlem Shake played over the PA during advisory.
Thursday:Sustainable Transportation Day. Try to take a bus, car pool, ride your bike, or walk to school.
Friday: Sweater and Toque Day. The temperature in the school will be lower on Friday until around 10am. Come to school prepared and dress warm.

Sports News:
Congratulations to the Royal Oak boys who played baseball at Hyacinth park yesterday.
Next game on Tuesday against Bayside.

Results of last nights Grade 7 Badminton City Championships:
Girls Singles - Ashley C first place and Kavita S third place.
Boys Doubles - Paul O and Shayne H second place.

grade 8 students playing in the badminton city championships have a very important meeting today at 11:23 recess in the gym to arrange rides to SMU after school today. Please see Mr. Stewart if you cannot attend.

The grade 6/7 Boys Rugby Team
played two amazing games last night and came up just short of winning. Congratulations to all players and we'll see you at the next practice.

All field hockey
players planning to attend today's workshop at UVic need to see Miss Little and Miss Cottier in the library today before lunch!!

Track & Field:
--Short Distance runners meet today after school with a practice from 3:08 to 4:15 (
100m, 4 by 100m, 200m, 400m and hurdles)
--Students in gr, 6,7 and 8 who would like to compete in long jump, shot and discus have a meeting today at 11:23 recess in the gym. First practice for these events will be Thursday morning at 8am in the gym.
--Long Distance runners meet Thursday at 1:16
with a practice after school.

Dump Jumpers, remember to sign up!

Band News:
Grade 6 Clarinet and Saxophone Sectional during advisory time (12:47) today

--All Musical Theatre members please come to the MPR room today during advisory (12:47).

--Good Luck to the Grade 8 Band as they depart tomorrow morning to Whistler for a performance at the Con Brio Festival. 

Popcorn Popcorn Popcorn -- on sale at morning recess!
Please eat the popcorn outside and recycle your bag.

outside at lunch activity on Tuesday, a girls pair of silver, dangling earrings.

Public Budget Consultation MeetingTONIGHT at 7pm, Bayside Middle School, Multipurpose Room. Everyone Welcome.

Special Budget board Meeting, Wednesday, May 1 at 7pm, School Board Office. All Welcome.

Check out the
Earth Week Energy Challenge at www.sd63.bc.ca. Click on the feature picture and open the challenge. Students will participate in a daily challenge.

Our Scrap Metal recycling fund raiser for the band program continues until May 3rd. See our website for accepted items.

Composted Soil is on Sale at Royal Oak!  Bags of soil are $10 each or 3 for $25. 

Save the Date – Come to S'Cool! Performances on May 9 and 10, 4:30 & 7:30pm.