Daily Announcements

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

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Wednesday, January 11, 2017
by Donna Punt - Wednesday, 11 January 2017, 9:15 AM

ROMS Daily Announcements

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Morning Radio News @ 9:05 am

Ms. Fuller's PE Classes:
For this week, get changed, bring your duo tang and a pencil and line up outside the MPR.

Girls Circle: Girls Circle meets today at advisory, 11:40 in the Blue Conference Room. See you there!

Mindfulness Drawing Club: Today in Ms. Noel's Room during activity time, please bring pencil crayons, skinny felts, pencil,a ruler and glue.

SPCA Fund raiser: Please help fill our donation box!! We are collecting donations of old blankets, old towels and pet toys. Donation drop off box is located outside the office.

France Trip 2017: All grade 8 students going to France this year, please meet on Thursday Jan.12 in Mme Ryan's room.

Canteen today: Popcorn on sale at first recess. Popcorn $1.50,

Canteen Thursday: On sale at recess tomorrow -chocolate chip cookies , smoothies , burritos.

Found: IPOD found on the road near the school. Please claim at the office.

Found: VIKES blue gym bag was found outside the school on Tuesday morning.

Found: Boys Blue denim gym bag was turned in off a school bus prior to winter break.


Teams practicing after school today are Mr. Ryan's grade 8 girls team, and the grade 8 boys competitive team.

Tomorrow morning the 6/7 boys competitive and recreational teams practice at 7:45am. Players are encouraged to be there on time ready to play by this time.

Please view this week's practice schedule on the Royal Oak Athletics webpage to see when teams are practicing this week. Go to the Royal oak home page then clock on the eagle head logo to see the schedule.

All teams are reminded to hand in permission forms to Mr. Menzies ASAP as the season will be starting shortly.

Notice to all grade 8's - Mac Attack intra-murals today in the gym. All 8's welcome.

ROMS Hoodies: Hoodie orders are again available this week for those students and staff who missed the first order. Order forms and size samples are available in the PE office and are due by the end of the school day tomorrow, Thursday January 12th. See Mr. Menzies for further details.

Intra-Murals: Notice to all grade 8's - Mac Attack intra-murals Wednesday in the gym. All 8's welcome.

Wednesday’s ROMS TV Announcements

Good afternoon Royal Oak! Here are the News stories you have been waiting for. Today is Wednesday, January 11

Did you know that in a deck of cards the king of hearts is the only king without a moustache. Now you know!

Did you also know the safest car colour is white? Now you know that too!

1) Today's weather calls for sunny skies and a high of 1 degrees. The forecast tells us that we will be having sunny skies tomorrow as well but with a high of 2 degrees.

2) The PAC bottle drive is on! Please tell your parents that they can donate bottles to the school all this week!

3) ROMS Volleyball is in full swing! If you are on a team! Keep tuned to your practice times via the morning announcements

4) Ms. Mah's Boston terrier puppy got 152 presents from Santa this year! Can you believe it??

5) The Inauguration of the USA President Elect, Donald Trump, is happening in 10 days!

6) How could the lost and found fill up so fast? Have you lost your PE gym strip, water bottle or running shoes lately? Check out the L & F today!

7) Grade 8's! Be sure to return your Claremont field trip permission forms to your teacher today.

8) Yearbooks! Yes yearbooks are on sale! Bring all orders to the office!

9) RO Hoodies are on sale once again. If you want one see Mr. Menzies

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 “Bestie” News station Ever! If it is happening, it is happening on ROMS TV


Yearbook Orders: The 2016/2017 ROMS Yearbook is now available for Pre-Order! Yearbooks are 128 full colour pages with over 2,000 images from athletics, events, and many memories!  Last year's book sold out in June so please be sure you pre-order and guarantee yourself a book delivered directly to your homeroom in June!  The cost of this year's book is $38. Grade 8 students have until March 10th to email a baby photo to Miss Cottier (ecottier@sd63.bc.ca).

Remember to visit pour school website for current information royaloak.sd63.bc.ca

Re: Student Absences or Lates

If you know your child will be late or absent please remember to let the school and teachers know ASAP via: email: <span style="font-variant:normal;"><span style="font-style:normal;"><span style="font-weight:normal;">mailto:romssafearrival@sd63.bc.ca</span></span></span> or call: 250-479-0999 (24 hours per day)

PAC Review:

A reminder to Parents of the 2017 Vancouver Island Parent Conference to be held on February 25, 2017 from 8:30 am to 4:00 pm at Royal Bay Secondary School in Colwood. Please see our School Calendar of Events on our main school website for further details.

PAC Bottle Drive:

There are many ROMS school projects that require PAC funding during the remainder of this school year. The PAC Is hosting a bottle drive from Jan 3-13 and they need our help. Please collect your returnable bottles/cans over the next few weeks and then consider donating them to the ROMS PAC to help support programs in our school.

ROMS Bottle Drive - January 3-13, 2017

Bring in your recyclable bottles between 8:30 am and 3:20 pm drop off at gated area near the sport courts.

You can also drop off all year at the Bottle depot. Please say


·All Funds raised will go directly to support school programs paid for by the PAC such as the costs of Home Ec aprons and athletic uniforms, etc.


PAC General Meeting AGENDA

January 19th, 2017 Meeting start time is 7:00pm.

PAC Executive Team: Co-Presidents: Christa Easton, Stef Hutchison, Vice President: Roland Tscheinig, Treasurer: Christine Dutchak , Secretary: Lynn Hood, Member at Large Communications: Josie Pucci-Cocco, COPACS Rep: Jamie Disbrow , Member at Large: Michelle Hughes. Volunteer Coordinator: Rosalina Munro, Grade 8 Liaison: Lynn Bartle & Dora Demedeiros

Presentation By: Stu Rhodes, Career Counsellor and Apprenticeship Coordinator - Parents are invited to attend the general PAC meeting on Thursday, January 19th. Stu Rhodes will be speaking during a portion of the meeting on the opportunities available to students in the trades area. Stu Rhodes is a District Career Counsellor in Trades Industry training and works closely with Camosun College and local business owners. Parents are encouraged to attend as this is an excellent opportunity to learn about trades programs and career paths offered in carpentry, electrical, mechanics and Professional Cooks Training. 

ROMS Administration: Carly Hunter, Ken Bergeron

  1. Call meeting to order 7:00

  2. President’s Welcome and Introductions

  3. Approval of Agenda and November’s minutes

  4. ROMS Administration Report

  5. Treasurer’s report and Budget

  6. President’s Report Staff funding request and budget

  7. Co-PACS Representative Report/Update

  8. Grade 8 Farewell

    9. New Business

Fundraising: Thanks to the businesses that sponsor fundraising 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 fundraising 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.