Daily Announcements

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

Picture of Donna Punt
Wednesday, September 14, 2016
by Donna Punt - Wednesday, 14 September 2016, 9:27 AM

ROMS Daily Announcements

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

Morning Radio News @ 9:05 am
Vocal Ensemble: Anyone who is interested in joining Vocal Ensemble needs to attend a very important meeting on today during Activity time in the Band Room. Please see Mrs. G if you have any questions.

ROMS TV News Volunteers: Wed:  If you are interested in being part of the team that produces ROMS TV News, either as an announcer or a technician, please come to the Learning Commons for a meeting, tomorrow during the Lunch Recess.  

Learning Commons; The Learning Commons will be closed tomorrow at Lunch Recess.

France Trip - Grade 8 students who are going to France this year, please meet in Mme Ryan's room tomorrow at 1:16. 

Youth In Action: There will be a Youth in Action meeting in Mrs. Smyth's room 231 at recess on Thursday.  All students from all grades are welcome.  Come learn how you can make a difference for other kids in this world!  See Mrs. Smyth, Ms. Cottier or Mr. Large if you have a conflicting meeting but still wish to join.

Canteen today: Popcorn on sale at first recess. Popcorn $1.00, Chocolate milk $1.50, White milk $1.00

Early Entry: Thursday morning.  Reminder that Thursday is meeting day for the staff.  There is no early entry for students to come in, with the exception of sports teams.  Students are expected to wait outside until the bell. 


Boys Soccer: Attention all boys interested in playing soccer this year on a Royal Oak Team. There will be a very important meeting at SECOND recess (1:16pm) today in the gym to details for the upcoming season. All students who are interested must attend. See you there!

Rowing: There will be a rowing meeting today at 1:16 pm in Mr. Large's room 122

ROMS TV NEWS @ 12:32

Earthquake Kits:
Reminder to both Students and Staff, to bring in your Earthquake Comfort survival kits.  In the event of an earthquake, we want to be prepared. 

Notice to all bus students – Skateboard and Scooters are not permitted on the buses this year due to safety reasons.

Parents & PAC Royal Oak Review @ noon:

Home work club begins on Tuesday. Extra support will be available to students on the following days:

Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays from 8:00-9:00 am in Room 215 and

Tuesdays & Thursdays from 3:08-4:08 pm in Room 215

Please ask your teacher for details!

Art Donations: ROMS parents: Please consider donating your fashion, food, sports and other magazines to the art room. We can also use various sizes of plastic containers including 500ml up to ice cream buckets. If there are any parents that would like to volunteer in the Art room, please contact D. Kardash at dkardash@sd63.bc.ca.  

We encourage drop off and pick up of students on Greenlea – It is safer for the students and less congested in the parking lot.

Parents picking up students – We ask that you do not wait outside classrooms. Please wait outside front entrance of the school or inside the main lobby if the weather is unfavourable. At middle school we encourage independence. There are 643 students and the hallways are very congested.

Please, do not park in the bus lane – the buses need to be able to pick up students safely.

Consider the Environment - We encourage your child to walk, bike or ride the bus to school. Parking Lot Congestion – Go Green!!!!!

Please complete information forms package and return them to Homeroom teacher asap.

Welcome Back, Meet The Teacher BBQ – Wednesday, September 28th 4:00-7:30 pm Everyone Welcome !!

School Photos – September 22nd.

A reminder to parents to contact the ROMS Safe Arrival Line at 250-479-0999 if your child will be absent or late.

PAC Review:

PAC Meeting Thursday, September 15th @ 7:00 pm in the Learning Commons. Everyone Welcome!

Our 1st General PAC Meeting is coming up this  Thursday, September 15th at 7pm. Come join us in the learning commons and meet Principal Carly Hunter and Vice Principal Ken Bergeron who will discuss upcoming events at ROMS.  Stay informed, meet other parents and PAC Executives and learn about your school community. Come early and join us for a cup of coffee. Please see agenda for more details.

On GOING Fund raising: Thanks to the businesses that sponsor fund raising for our school!

PENINSULA CO-OP NUMBER: (58597) Put this number in your phone and don't forget to use it when you pay at the gas station or grocer.

Country Grocer receipts: Save your receipts as PAC can earn gift cards to Country Grocer. The collection envelope is hanging by the PAC Bulletin Board at school.

COBS bread: PAC participates in the COBS bread fundraising program. Mention Royal Oak when you go in and 5% will go back to our school with every purchase.

Tru Value Grocery Store in Cordova Bay: Please mention Royal Oak, number 37. Tru Value donates a portion of every transaction to the local community.


Save more when you shop.

With offers and discounts at over 120+ retailers, SPC gives you access to all the brands you love.

Think ALDO, American Eagle Outfitters, Forever 21, Old Navy, Taco Bell ,Urban Outfitters,  Bath & Body Works, West 49 and the list goes on and on.

If you're a student all you need to do is show your SPC Card to receive instant savings every time you shop. Offers vary but most are 10%-15% off*.