Daily Announcements

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

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Wednesday, January 18, 2017
by Donna Punt - Wednesday, 18 January 2017, 9:15 AM

ROMS Daily Announcements

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Morning Radio News @ 9:05 am

Vocal Ensemble:
There is a Vocal Ensemble rehearsal today at 1:16.

Drawing Club: Today in Ms. Noel's Room during activity time, please bring pencil crayons, skinny felts, pencil,a ruler and glue. (Runs January 11th to March 8th).

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

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



All volleyball players are reminded to hand in your permission form s to Mr. Menzies ASAP! The season starts next week for competitive teams and players will not be permitted to play unless they have handed in their forms.

Team practicing later today are: The grade 8 Boys Competitive team, and the grade 8 Girls Competitive team both after school.

Tomorrow morning, the grade 6/ 7 boys Rec team practices at 8:00am, and the grade 6/7 boys competitive team practices at 7:45. Players are encouraged to be there on time and ready to play at these times.

Please go to the royal oak home page and click on the eagle head logo to view the ROMS athletic web page and this week's practice schedule.

Intra murals:
Attention grade 8 students - Mac Attack intra-murals will continue today.

Wednesday’s ROMS TV Announcements

Good afternoon Royal Oak! Here are the News stories you have been waiting for.

This is 751 News and Today is Wednesday, January 18 th

Did you know that a group of rhinos is called a crash

Did you also know that Monopoly is the most played board game in the world

1) Today's weather calls for cloudy skies with rain showers and a high of 11 degrees. Things are getting warmer folks! The forecast tells us that we will be having more rain showers tomorrow with a high of 8 degrees !

2) Ms. Mah's Boston terrier puppy refuses to wear his new outfit that his grandma knitted for him. Can you believe that? As a result Bosco had a time out in his room all last night.

3) The count down continues! . The Inauguration of the United States President Elect, Donald Trump, will be in 2 days! Be sure to watch the news on Friday!

4) Grade 8's ! The “Yes To It” field trip to Claremont is next week! All FT notices should be in by now.

5) Yearbooks are on sale! Have you ordered yours? Come June, everyone will be signing them, you do not want to be caught without one.

6) Mud mud mud! There is a lot of mud out there on our play ground. Please try to not walk in it as it tracks into our school.

6) And for today’s joke of the day: Why are teddy bears never hungry? Because they are always stuffed.

That concludes our TV news cast for today! Please join us tomorrow for further breaking news stories here on 751 News!

Thanks for making ROMS TV your News station! If it is happening, it is happening on 751


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;">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 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 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.

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.