Daily Announcements

Tuesday, October 18, 2016

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Tuesday, October 18, 2016
by Alison McIlwraith - Tuesday, 18 October 2016, 9:24 AM

Tuesday, October 18, 2016

Morning Radio News @ 9:05 am

Next MondayOctober 24th is BC School Library Day.

To celebrate school libraries and the freedom to read, ROMS students will participate in the 10th annual Drop Everything and Read Challenge!  Last year over 70,000 students participated in BC. This year the goal is to have 100,000 students participating.  

Visit the Learning Commons so you have a book to read AHEAD OF TIME. 

There is a grade 6 Clarinet sectional today at 12:31, second recess

Craft Club: Today at 12:31 – 1:11 at room 125.

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

Canteen tomorrow: Popcorn sold every Wednesday at first recess for $1.50

Due to Parent Teacher interviews today, there will be no Judo after school.  We will be back on the mats with Judo next Tuesday after school.

Screamfest tickets on sale Thursday at 1:16 pm outside the office. $5. each Please remember that students must be in the company of an adult to be admitted to Screamfest.


Grade 8 Intra-mural soccer reminder to divisions 8-1, 8-2 and 8-6 of their indoor soccer games Wednesday at lunch. 

Attention all girls who play on the 6/7 soccer team! There will be a very important meeting for all players at first recess today in the gym to discuss todays jamboree at North Saanich. All girls must attend.

Grade 7/8 girls' soccer: Reminder that your final practice is today after school with Ms. McManus from 3:15 to 4:15. The final jamboree is tomorrow at Glanford Middle School.

Reminder to all grade 6/7 boys on the soccer team of your practice TOMORROW morning, Wednesday. Please be there on time and ready to practice by 8:00am in preparation for your final tournament at Glanford on Thursday.

Grade 8 Girls Competitive basketball: Please meet in the gym at first recess with your paperwork. We will hand out uniforms and organize rides at this time.

ROMS TV NEWS @ 12:32

Good afternoon Royal Oak! Here is your TV News stories for Tuesday, October 18th

Did you know that the Hawaiian Alphabet has only 13 letters?

There are now 10 days until Screamfest 2016! Get your tickets this Thursday. Remember students need to have parents attend. This is a family event! The Thursday evening is almost sold out. The Friday event is also selling fast so get your tickets this week!.

1) Photo Retake day is tomorrow! . Be sure to bring in your original photo package to the photographer. Students will be called by a class runner.

2) Parent Teacher interviews are today and Wednesday. Students will be dismissed at 2:08 pm to catch the buses.

3) Screamfest is still needing your parents as volunteers to help run Screamfest! Tell your parents.

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

Pizza Thursday is coming your way. There will no Chocolate Milk sold. See the posters in the hallways for details!

5) The Cross country race is on Oct 27th! Keep running and training!

6) Recycling stations are looking much better this week. Be sure to sort items properly at the hallway stations. If every student picked up one piece of paper each day for 5 days, we would have 3235 pieces of garbage off the ground.

7) Cadets? Are you an air, army or sea cadet? We are looking for any cadets that would be willing to carry flags into the assembly on Nov 10th. See Mr. Bergeron.

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 ever!

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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