Daily Announcements

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

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Wednesday, September 28, 2016
by Donna Punt - Wednesday, 28 September 2016, 9:16 AM


Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Morning Radio News @ 9:05 am

Orange Shirt Day: Don't forget to wear your orange shirt to school on Friday!

Extreme Team: Extreme Team members are needed to help with our planters.  Please meet Mr. Mollard at his office at the start of lunch recess.

Vocal Ensemble: Vocal Ensemble rehearsal today at 1:16 in the Band room.

Canteen: Popcorn on sale today at first recess. Popcorn $1.00,


Terry Fox Run: The Terry Fox Run will take place during PE classes again today Wednesday. 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. Please bring your donation to your PE class today or tomorrow!

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

ROMS TV NEWS @ 12:32

Tuesday's ROMS TV Announcements

Good afternoon Royal Oak! Here is your TV News for Wednesday, Sept 28th

Did you know that GETTING in shape is about more than spending hours in the gym - eating habits are just as important

Did you also know that 11% of people are left handed?

1) It's Orange Shirt Day Friday! – Yes Orange shirt day is in two days! Ask your teacher what Orange Shirt Day is and be sure to get wear your orange clothing on Friday. Come to the front of the school at recess for the group photo!

2) Welcome Back BBQ: The Welcome Back and Meet the Teacher evening is today! There will be BBQ burgers for everyone! Be sure to tell your parents to come out and meet your teachers!

3) ROMS Sports: Today is our annual Terry Fox Run during PE classes. Big thank you to Mr. Menzies for organizing this annual event. A further big thank you to all students who made a donation to the Terry Fox Run! Well done Royal Oak!

4) Halloween Scream Fest is on Oct 27 and 28th! You can start buy your tickets tonight in the Learning Commons at the meet the teacher night. Tickets are limited so get yours fast!

5) Royal News! Prince William and Princes Kate will be traveling to Whitehorse and Carcross, Yukon. Be sure to follow the Royal Couple as they tour Canada! Did you know Carcross has a population of 300 people!

6) Reminder that Thursday is meeting day for the RO staff. Only students involved in sports and students going to the learning commons can come in before 8:40. All classrooms are off limits!

7) Parents and guests will be in the school tonight. Let's do our part to clean our school grounds.

That concludes our News report for today! Please join us tomorrow for further News updates.

Thanks for tuning into ROMS TV!

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

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.

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*.