Daily Announcements

Friday, February 10, 2017

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Friday, February 10, 2017
by Donna Punt - Friday, 10 February 2017, 9:33 AM


Friday, February 10, 2017

Morning Radio News @ 9:05 am

Reminder: Just a reminder that Monday, Feb 13th is a Stat Holiday for Family Day and classes are not in session.

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

Girls Group: The Owl Squad will hike and have a picnic at the Elk Lake/ Beaver Lake today. We'll meet in front of the school at 12:15 pm. Dress warm! See you there!

Bake Sale: Grade 8 Farewell Bake Sale on Tuesday February 14th during lunch recess. Buy your favorite sweet treat and help support the Grade 8 Farewell celebration.

Science Challengers:
Are you interested in science? If you would like to learn about topics not covered in class and you would be willing to compete for Royal Oak at a competition at Uvic, please come to an important information meeting at lunch recess on Wednesday February 15th in Room 130.

Bus Pass: A BC Transit pass has been found. If you have lost your transit pass, please identity to claim at the office.

Found: A black I phone 4 was turned into the office months ago, still unclaimed. Please claim at the office.

Pizza Day – Classes will be called in the following order: Thunderbird Hallway, then Wolf, Orca and Raven. Helpers: Division M-4



Congratulations to our grade 6/7 boys volleyball teams on their success last night. Both teams played very well and are looking good at this point in the season. Go Eagles!

Practicing later today are: Mrs. Blaikie's and Ms. Robson's grade 7 girls team, and there will also be a all grade 8 girls open practice today at SECOND RECESS for any grade 8 girls who want to play.

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

Next week's practice schedule will be posted on the Royal Oak Athletics web page later today.

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

NO ROMS TV Announcements On Fridays


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> or call: 250-479-0999 (24 hours per day)

PAC Review:

Bake Sale: Reminder Bake Sale on Tuesday February 14th during lunch time. Proceeds go to the Grade 8 Farewell celebration.

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.  



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.