Daily Announcements

Tuesday, November 22, 2016

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Tuesday, November 22, 2016
by Alison McIlwraith - Tuesday, 22 November 2016, 9:16 AM

Morning Radio News @ 9:05 am

Gr 7 Band Rehearsal:
There is a Grade 7 Rehearsal today at 12:47 in the Band room. Please bring your lunch. 

Youth In Action: There is an important Youth in Action meeting today at 11:23 in Ms. Smyth's classroom to discuss our winter Give Back campaign.  Please be sure to attend.

Voice Ensemble:
Reminder that there is a Vocal Ensemble rehearsal on Wednesday and Friday at 12:47. You must attend if you want to perform at the Winter Concert. 

Craft Club: Today at 1:16- 1:56 at room 125.

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

Judo: Judo club after school today in MPR at 3:30 pm

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

France trip 2017: There will be no France trip meeting today.


Congratulations to the Grade 8 Girls basketball team on their impressive victory over Glanford yesterday. Practice tomorrow at 8 am.  Game tomorrow at 5:15 against Spencer here!

For all Grade 6/7 Girls Recreational basketball players, there will be a meeting in Mr. Large's classroom, room 122 at first recess to determine rides to tonight's game. Attendance is MANDATORY if you want to play in tonight's game.

ROMS Athletic Wear – Order Now:

 Support ROMS athletics by getting some new and improved Eagles clothing. Sample sizes and order forms can be found at the PE office as well as on the Royal Oak homepage and athletics web page. Order deadline – all orders must be handed in to Mr. Menzies' hands by the end of this Friday Nov 25. Go Eagles!


Tuesday’s ROMS TV Announcements

Good afternoon Royal Oak! Here is your TV News stories for Tuesday, November 22nd

Did you know your foot has 26 bones in it?

Did you also know the average human brain contains around 78% water

1) The Annual Royal Oak will be our Craft Fair is this Saturday. Yes this Saturday from 9:30 to 3 pm . Be sure to tell your parents and come out and bring your friends and family!

2) Have you got your SPC card? Do you you like to shop at the Malls? If you do not have a SPC card, you are not saving money when you shop. Ask your friends who have one!

3) How is your class doing with the grounds clean up? Every class has a zone to clean. Be sure a few members of your class are going out to do a regular clean.

4) Term one is fast coming to an end. Make sure all your assignments are handed in!

5) The Lost and Found is full! We mean Full – like super full!!!. If you are missing a clothing item or gym strip, you need to check out the L & F. Items will be donated to a charity this Thursday!

6) The Royal Oak Band concert is one week away! For all you band students, keep that practice up!

7) Big Intra murals today at lunch! Be there to watch and cheer on 8-1 and 8-3 for the world famous soccer challenge cup!

That concludes our TV news cast for today! Please join us tomorrow for further breaking news stories here at RO.

Thanks for making ROMS TV as your # 1 News station! If it is happening, it is happening on ROMS TV


Stelly's Secondary Global Gala Fundraising Event: Thursday, November 24th from 5-9 pm Students Helping Students – The 2016-17 Global Perspectives students are fund raising for their trip to Kochi, India where they will be helping construct two buildings for the St. Louis Primary School.

A reminder to parents to please check out our ROMS webpage on a regular basis as a main source of communication. royaloak.sd63.bc.ca

PAC Review:

ROMS Craft Fair & Silent Auction

Saturday, November 26th from 9:30am-3:00pm

ROMS PAC will be hosting a community craft fair and silent auction.

Admission is by donation. Concession will be open with hot dogs and grill cheese

Volunteers are needed to make this event a success, please sign up with the link below:


For more information contact: trompain@shaw.ca

The PAC Executive would like to extend a huge thank you to Carly Hunter and Jean Provost for their fabulous presentation on how our students are learning in their classrooms. Please take the time to check out their presentation: https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1VesWhWDZSofDK2fW8O4Zx8ALWmnBihx8xM3mq59nWHs/edit#slide=id.g19593dc93f_2_49

The Lost and Found is totally full! If you are missing a clothing item, you need to check out the lost & found. Items will be donated to a charity at the end of the day on Thursday, November 24th

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.

Thu Value Grocery Store in Cordoba Bay: Please mention Royal Oak, number 37. Thu Value donates a portion of every transaction to the local community.

Purveys Chocolates Fund raiser: We have launched our Purveys Chocolates fund raiser – 25% of sales go directly back to Royal Oak Middle School. Visit the school website at royaloak.sd63.bobcat to place your order. Deadline for orders is November 25th


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