Daily Announcements

Friday, September 16, 2016

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Friday, September 16, 2016
by Donna Punt - Friday, 16 September 2016, 9:39 AM


Friday, September 16, 2016

Morning Radio News @ 9:05 am

ROMS TV News Volunteers:

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, today during the Lunch Recess.  

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

Pizza Day Today $2.50 per slice - This year we are doing something a little different – Classes will be called down by hallway, this includes all grades from your hallway. Today, classes will be called in the following order: Raven Hallway (Div 8-1 is now part of Raven), and then Thunderbird Hallway, and then Wolf Hallway and then Orca Hallway.


Grade 8 Rowers: Reminder to all grade 8 rowers to meet in the green computer lab today at advisory. All rower must attend.

Grade 8 Athletic Leadership: There will be a meeting for all students in Athletic Leadership today at SECOND recess in the gym Please be there on time and help remind your fellow leaders! That Athletic leadership meeting today, SECOND recess in the gym.

Grade 8 Boys Soccer: Notice to all grade 8 boys interested in playing soccer for Royal Oak - your first practice is Monday morning at 7:30. See Mr. Stanchfield if you have any questions. 

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 PE Strip: Eagles Athletics PE Strip is now for sale!! This is you chance to pick up Royal Oak Eagles t-shirts, shorts, and long sleeve warm up shirts to wear in PE and for other activities. Swing by the PE office to try on sizes and see samples. Order forms are available on the ROMS athletics web page and outside the PE office, and are due by next Friday September 23rd handed in to Mr. Menzies in the PE office.

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:

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

Home work Club. 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 unfavorable. 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!!!!!

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 burgers or veggie burger, drink and chips. We will also have a yummy sweets.. 
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. 

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: Thank you to all the parents and ROMS administration who attended our September PAC meeting last night and taking time out of your busy schedule. We had a record breaking attendance last night.  Please mark your calendar for our next
PAC Meeting On Thursday, October 20th. It is great to have the support of so many ROMS parents.

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 fund raising 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.


SPC Cards on sale Friday, September 16th at 1:00 pm in school main foyer.

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*.