Daily Announcements

Friday, February 3, 2017

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Friday, February 3, 2017
by Donna Punt - Friday, 3 February 2017, 9:39 AM


Friday, February 3, 2017

Morning Radio News @ 9:05 am

Judo: There is no Judo Training on Tuesday February 7th due to the staff meeting.  We will be back on the mats the following week.

Girls Circle: Girls Circle meets today at advisory, in the Blue Conference Room across from Ms. Noel's classroom.. See you there!

Pizza Day – Classes will be called in the following order: Raven Hallway, then Thunderbird, Wolf and then Orca

Helpers: Division M-3



Congratulations to our grade 6/7 boys competitive team on their success last night at Lansdowne. The boys battled back on three occasions to come from behind and win games. Great job boys!

Practicing later today are: Ms. Mcmanus's grade 8 girls team at SECOND recess, and also Ms. Blaikie's and Ms Robson's grade 7 girls teams also at SECOND recess.

After school we have the grade 8 boys practicing as well as Mr. Ryan's grade 8 girls.

Next week's practice schedule will be posted on the ROMS Athletics webpage later today, Please go to the Royal Oak home page and click on the eagle head logo to view. Also, game schedules for all competitive teams, and grade 7/8 rec teams, can be found at lowerislandschoolsports.ca.  

Athletic Leadership
Reminder to all athletic leadership members of your meeting today during advisory.

Basketball Jerseys: Reminder to all grade 8 competitive boys basketball players: Please return your full uniform to Mr. Menzies ASAP.



Proposed Calendars for 2017/18 and 2018/19:

Proposed 2017/18 and 2018/19 School Calendars for Public Feedback:

The Saanich Board of Education is pleased to share the proposed school calendars for 2017/18 and 2018/19.

Based on feedback in previous years, Saanich School District #63 has collaborated with Greater Victoria School District #61 and Sooke School District #62 to align school calendar dates wherever possible.

Link to the district page: https://www.sd63.bc.ca/news/2017-01/proposed-201718-and-201819-school-calendars-public-feedback

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:

The planning has begun for this years Grade 8 Farewell. This year's theme will be "Sunset Beach Theme". We will hold the next meeting on Thursday, February 16 at 6:00 pm in the Learning Commons. We would welcome any of you to share your ideas before February 9th so that we could consider them in developing the plan. Please forward your ideas tolbartle@shaw.ca or wigngig@telus.net. We look forward to receiving your ideas.



The District of Saanich, Parks and Recreation Department will be hosting a second public event on Tuesday, February 21 at Lochside Elementary School, 1145 Royal Oak Drive, between 4 – 8pm.

Draft concept plans will be made available, they reflect the feedback we received from the first event, from the associated on line survey, and from visits to various schools. Feedback from the event on the 21st will be used to finalize a plan for the park.

This is an open house and people may drop in anytime between 4 - 8pm, pre-registration not required. An on line survey will run from Feb 21-March 7. More information in on our website at saanich.ca/parks.