Daily Announcements

Monday, September 26, 2016

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Monday, September 26, 2016
by Donna Punt - Monday, 26 September 2016, 9:38 AM

Royal Oak Middle School Daily Announcements

Monday, September 26, 2016

Morning Radio News @ 9:05 am

Grade 7 band Rehearsal:
All grade 7 band students have a rehearsal at 1:16 in the band room today!

Extreme Team: Extreme Team members please meet Mr. Mollard in Room 227 at the start of morning recess at 11:23 today.

Youth In Action:
Important Youth in Action meeting at Recess (11:23am) today in Room 231! Application forms will be distributed to students who are interested in participating in this years WE day youth empowerment conference in Vancouver on Nov 3rd!

Craft Club: Craft club is starting tomorrow (Tuesday Sept 27) in room 125 at 1:16 pm.

Lost: A black pencil case with white stripes. If found please turn it in to the office.


Terry Fox Run: The Terry Fox Run will take place during PE classes on Tuesday and Wednesday this week.  Prizes will be handed out to the PE rotations that raise the most $ for cancer research, and that wear the most red and white on run day.

Grade 6/7 Girls Soccer: Grade 6/7 Girls Soccer players there is a very important meeting in Miss Mah's class, today during first recess.  Please bring your forms with you.  That's a Grade 6/7 Girls Soccer meeting in Miss Mah's classroom, room 121, first recess. 

Grade 8 Athletic Leadership:
Attention all grade 8's in Athletic Leadership. There will be a meeting during advisory today to plan this week's terry fox event. Please come to the gym at the start of advisory with your lunch.

Cross Country:
The ROMS cross country team has its first practice tomorrow (Tuesday) morning.  Please meet on the green floor by the MPR and be ready to head out for our run at 8:25 am.

Intra Murals:
Notice to divisions 8-2, 8-3 and 8-6 of their intra-mural indoor soccer games Wednesday at lunch.

ROMS TV NEWS @ 12:32

Good afternoon Royal Oak! Here is your TV News for Monday, Sept 26

Fact of the day!

Did you know that A bolt of lightning is six times hotter than the sun.

1) In 1980, Terry Fox began the Marathon of Hope, a cross-country run to raise money for cancer research. This week is Royal Oak's Terry Fox Run Week! All students will be participating in a run during PE to commemorate, fund raise, and continue Terry's legacy. Students are encouraged to bring a t0onie or larger donation to their PE run day this week. Prizes will be handed out to the PE rotations that raise the most $ for cancer research, and that wear the most red and white on run day. Our goal is to raise $1200. You can do it ROMS!

2) Orange Shirt Day – Yes Orange shirt day is coming soon! Be sure to get yourself an orange shirt for Friday September 30th.

3) Open House: The Royal Oak Open House and Meet the Teacher evening is this Wednesday Sept 28th! There will be BBQ burgers and veggie dogs for all parents and students from 4 to 7 pm. You do not want to miss out on this event! Be sure to remind your parents to come out and meet your teachers!

4) Reminder Homework club – remember you can attend homework club every Monday, Wednesday and Friday mornings and Tuesday and Thursday afternoons. This is a great place to get caught up on your school work.

5) ROMS Sports: Numerous sports are well under way such as soccer and basketball. Be sure to listen to the announcements for sport team practices that you are interested and involved in.

6) Gym strip! Have you taken your gym strip home for a washing lately? If not it is time to take care of that requirement.

7) Recycling. You are doing a great job with reducing the amount of garbage we produce every day. Did you know that the Saanich school district has reduced the amount of garbage that goes into our land fill by 50% over the last 10 years? Well done recyclers!

8) Halloween Scream Fest is coming your way on Oct 27 and 28! Be sure to follow ROMS News for future updates on this great event. Visit our school website for details!

That concludes our News report for today! Please be sure to join us tomorrow for News updates.

Parents & PAC Royal Oak Review @ noon:

Screamfest 2016 Needs Parent Volunteers to help make this event possible.  

The on-line volunteer registration form is up and running! Edits may be made as we go. You can link to it here: [ http://www.signupgenius.com/go/30e0c4eadab2aa1ff2-roms1 |http://www.signupgenius.com/go/30e0c4eadab2aa1ff2-roms1 ]

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!

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. 

ON SALE: AT THE OPEN HOUSE (cheques or cash accepted)

Country Grocer & Red Barn Cards:  $50.00 denominations .You can help raise funds for our school programs by simply purchasing gift cards for Red Barn or Country Grocer at no additional cost to you.  All proceeds from sale of the cards go directly to ROMS PAC.

SPC Student Price Card!  $10.00 Save more when you shop.
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Receive a free $20.00 credit to Skooli tutoring with every purchase!


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:

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.

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