Daily Announcements

Monday, October 17, 2016

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Monday, October 17, 2016
by Alison McIlwraith - Monday, 17 October 2016, 9:20 AM

Monday, October 17, 2016

Morning Radio News @ 9:05 am

Games Club: The Games Club will be meeting in Room 125 at 1:16 pm.

Canteen Tuesday: On sale at recess - Cookies $1.00, smoothies 50 cents

Screamfest tickets on sale Thursday at 1:16 pm outside the office. $5. each

Found: Soccer cleats were found outside on Friday morning. Please claim at the office.


Congratulations to the grade 8 rowing team on their successful regatta last weekend. Teams battled the weather to complete their races, but in the end everything ran smoothly. Thanks to Ms. Bevan who was there to help lead our team.

Reminder to the grade 8 boys recreactional basketball team of their practice Monday at lunch. See Mr. Stanchfield with any questions. 

There will be a basketball practice for all grade 6/7 players on the recreational division team today after school. Please be there on time in PE strip. That 6/7 rec boys basketball practice today after school.


Reminder to all grade 6/7 competitive girls of your basketball practice today at SECOND recess. All players must attend.

Our next cross-country race has been rescheduled back to the original date of October 27 at Juan de Fuca so our meeting for today is cancelled.  We'll see you at practice on Tuesday morning.

ROMS TV NEWS @ 12:32

Monday's ROMS TV Announcements

Good afternoon Royal Oak! Here is your TV News stories for Monday, October 17th.

Did you know that if you combine all the ants in the world, they’ll weigh about the same as if you combine all the people?

There are now 10 days until Screamfest 2016! Get your tickets on Thursday and Friday. Remember students need to have parents attend. Parents can volunteer to help run the events. The Thursday evening is almost sold out. The Friday evening is quickly selling out as well so get your tickets fast!.

1) Photo Retake day is this Wednesday! . Be sure to bring in your original photo package to the photographer.

2) Parent Teacher interviews are this Tuesday and Wednesday. Students will be dismissed at 2 pm to catch the buses.

3) Grade 8's - Get your 2017 Hoodie! Today is the last day to put your order in!

4) Screamfest is still needing your parents as volunteers. Remind your parents!

5) Remember Gr 8 girls that you have your practice today after school!

6) Congratulations to the students who are going to the Me to We Day. Great to see all the amazing projects in efforts to make the team!

7) Thursday will be Pizza Day this week due to the NID on Friday! Be sure to tell your parents.

Yes, it's Pizza Thursday this week. $2.50 per slice. There will also be San Pelligrino for $2.00

That concludes our TV news cast for today! Please join us tomorrow for further News updates.

Thanks for choosing ROMS TV as your best News station

Parents & PAC Royal Oak Review @ noon:


Tickets will be on sale this Thursday, Oct 20 at lunch and after school. Get your tickets soon as they will sell out!!! 


ROMS Craft Fair – Silent Auction – Saturday, November 26th 9:30 am-3:00 pm – Admission by Donation. Visit the PAC webpage under the “Parent” tab on our school website for further details and registration forms. Contact Tracey Rompain for further information at trompain@shaw.ca

Important information and facts regarding SCREAMFEST please read: /pluginfile.php/6281/mod_resource/content/0/ScreamFest 2016 Newsletter-03Oct2016.pdf

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!

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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