Daily Announcements

Thursday, January 19, 2017

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Thursday, January 19, 2017
by Donna Punt - Thursday, 19 January 2017, 9:23 AM


Thursday, January 19, 2017

Morning Radio News @ 9:05 am

Band Sectionals:
There is a grade 6 Trombone and Baritone sectional today at 12:47 in the band room. Please bring your lunch.

Anyone interested in playing chess at lunch can come to room 130 on today during the lunch recess.  All students and skill levels are welcome.

Chill Zone: A friendly reminder to Chill Zone members to meet same place and same time today. 

Clay Club:
Clay club will be starting soon on Fridays! If you are interested please pick up a form  from Ms. Kardash room 123....and get it signed and return it asap. It will start on Jan 27th! First come first served! 

Pizza Day tomorrow - $2.50 per slice

Canteen today: On sale at recess -chocolate chip cookies, smoothies and burritos.


Intra Murals:
Congrats to the Big Mac Attack winners: Gent's Champ, Harrison; Open Champs, Bella and Edwards and 2-time Ladies Champion, Jr. Ryan. Stay tuned for the next intra-mural happenings.

Thursday’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 Thursday, January 19 th

Did you know that cats can jump up to 7 times their tail length. That is a long jump

Did you also know China manufacturers 70% of the worlds toys? That is a lot of toys!

1) Today's weather calls for cloudy skies with rain showers and a high of 8 degrees. 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 won first prize in dog obedience training yesterday. Well done Bosco!

3) The count down continues! . The Inauguration of the United States President Elect, Donald Trump, will be in 1 more sleep. Be reading!

4) Yearbooks yearbooks yearbooks! Have you ordered yours? Come June, everyone will be signing them! Be ready with yours!

5) Reminder to students that January 30 is a non instructional day. So no school for students but teachers will be in session.

6) During out days during lunch, it is expected that all students get their coats on and head on outside for fresh air and exercise.

7) And for today’s joke of the day:

Why was the number 6 afraid of the number 7? Because 7 8 9

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 Late

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:

Reminder that there is a Grade 8 Farewell Parent Planning Meeting tonight from 6:00-7:00 pm in the Learning Commons immediately followed by the PAC General meeting.  Please join us!! 

Workshop for Parents/Guardians:  Enpowering Strategies. Effective Support.  February 9th 6:30-8:30 pm Bayside Middle School.  See attached information.

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 7:00 pm.

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.