Daily Announcements

Thursday, September 15, 2016

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Thursday, September 15, 2016
by Donna Punt - Thursday, 15 September 2016, 9:18 AM

ROMS Daily Announcements 

Thursday, September 15, 2016

Morning Radio News @ 9:05 am

ROMS TV News Volunteers: The meeting for ROMS TV News is postponed until tomorrow, Friday, at lunch recess.

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

France Trip - Grade 8 students going to France this year with Mme Ryan, please meet in room 234 at 1:16 today.

Youth In Action: There will be a Youth in Action meeting in Mrs. Smyth's room 231 at recess on today.  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.

Pizza Day: Pizza Day tomorrow - $2.50 per slice.


Girls Soccer: There will be a brief meeting for ALL girls playing soccer this year on Royal Oak teams today at FIRST recess. Please be there on time and help remind your friends. All players must attend. That's girls soccer meeting, first recess, today in the gym.

Rowing: There will be a very important meeting for all grade 8 rowers today in the green computer lab, today during advisory. Please bring your lunch and any other forms you have not yet turned in. All rowers must attend.

Cross Country Team: Any students interested in running with the ROMS cross-country team are asked to attend an information meeting on Monday at morning recess in Room 130.

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.

We would like to invite the whole community (parents and students) to our welcome back BBQ! 

When: Wednesday, Sept 28 from 4-7. 

4:00 pm-6:00 pm BBQ -$5 for a Burger or veggie dog, drink and chips. We will also have a yummy bake sale. 
6:00-7:00: Open House in the School Meet your child's teacher/s 
6:30-7:00: New parent orientation in the MPR. This session is important to attend if you are a new parent to the school. 

School Photos – September 22nd.

A reminder to parents to contact the ROMS Safe Arrival Line at 250-479-0999 or email romssafearrival@sd63.bc.ca if your child will be absent or late.

PAC Review:

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

Our 1st General PAC Meeting is tonight 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.


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