Daily Announcements

Tuesday, October 29, 2013

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Tuesday, October 29, 2013
by Bonnie Haley - Tuesday, 29 October 2013, 9:20 AM

Thursday is Halloween at Royal Oak, students are allowed to wear a costume and participate in the parade of costumes at recess in the gym.  Prizes for the most creative costumes for each of the grade level.  There will also be the annual teacher pie eating contest at lunch so come cheer on the teachers in the gym at lunch.  Reminder to keep all costumes appropriate as discussed in classes last week.

Sports News:
The 6/7 girls competitive basketball team has a home game today at 3:45. Come cheer them on!

--The 6/7 girls rec team has a practice today at lunch activity time.
--Attention grade 8 boys recreational basketball team - there is an important meeting in Mr. Stanchfield 's room at recess today. Please, bring your permission forms.
--The grade 7/8 girls rec basketball team has an important meeting in Ms. Cottier's room on Wednesday, Oct. 30 at lunch recess. If you are still interested in signing up, please see Ms. Cottier.
7/8 girls competitive team's practice today is cancelled, but there will be a practice tomorrow (Wednesday) after school instead.
Rowing team has a meeting today at the first recess (11:23)

Choir Practice today during lunch activity.

Cadet members please see Mr. Ziegler in the band room on Wednesday October 30th during first recess (11:23) for a quick meeting regarding the up coming Remembrance Day ceremony.

Grade 6 Sectionals will be Wednesday and Friday this week.

Parent Meeting for students going to France and Italy 2015-will be held this Wednesday at 7pm in room 220 for any grade 7's and their parents who are interested in traveling during the 2015 Spring Break.  Please see Mme Espedido if you have any questions.

Earthquake Preparedness:   Reminder to send in the requested food item from the PAC listed items for your child's division.  Items are coming in which is much appreciated. 

Help us raise money for Victoria Hospice and support our PE Dept. Head Angus Stewart and his wife Margaret as she battles cancer. Attend a benefit concert with James Gordon on Sunday, Nov 10 at St. Michael Anglican Church Hall at 4733 W. Saanich or please consider donating money to the hospice in Margaret's name. We will collect money at Royal Oak. See our website for more information.

You’re invited to the Compost Education Centre’s 10th annual Pumpkin Smash!
Give your jack-o-lantern a proper burial! Join the Greater Victoria Compost Education Centre for post Halloween family fun and games, November 2nd and 3rd. Smash your pumpkins in our giant compost bin instead of sending them to the landfill! Intact edible pumpkins will be donated to local food banks. Saturday
Nov 2nd 10am-3pm at Broadmead Thrifty Foods 777 Royal Oak Drive