Daily Announcements

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

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Tuesday, March 7, 2017
by Donna Punt - Tuesday, 7 March 2017, 9:41 AM

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Morning Radio News @ 9:05 am

Visitors: ROMS students and staff would like to welcome students and teachers from KIE/KATO GAKUEN Junior High School in Japan. They will be visiting our school until March 14th.

Talent Show:
A huge congratulations to the ROMS Talent Show performers who shared their undeniable talents to a full house last Friday night ! Also, a gargantuan Thank you to the Students heading off to France as well as Mrs. Ryan, Ms. Cottier, Ms. Pratt and Mr. Mollard and his extreme team for making the evening run smooth as silk!

Percussion Sectionals:
There is a Percussion Sectional today at 12:47 in the Band room. Please bring your lunch.

Stage Band:
There is a Stage Band rehearsal today at 1:16.

Dance Club meets today. All dancers please attend. Room 116 Drama Rm

France 2017 Trip: All grade 8's traveling to France this year, meet in Mme Ryan's room at 1:16 today. Bring your cell phones.

This Friday, March 10th is the final day to submit your Grade 8 Baby Photo for the yearbook!  Absolutely no late photos will be accepted!  You've already had 60 days to procrastinate! Please email digital photos to Miss Cottier (ecottier@sd63.bc.ca).  

Rick Hansen Youth Leadership Summit: Congratulations to Dacian in Div M-4 for being selected to attend the Rick Hansen Youth Leadership Summit in Ottawa May 20-22, 2017.

Craft Club: Today at 1:16- 1:56 at room 124.

Canteen today On sale at recess -chocolate chip cookies, smoothies, mac & cheese

Judo: Judo club after school today in MPR at 3:30 pm

Canteen tomorrow: Popcorn sold every Wednesday at first recess. Popcorn $1.50,


Volleyball: Congratulations to the grade 8 boys volleyball team on their success last night at Gordon Head. The boys battled hard and won all of their games, finishing 3rd in the city heading into play-offs. great job eagles!

After school today the grade 7 girls volleyball team hosts the City Championships and will be playing for first overall in Greater Victoria. Please come out and support them later today!

Gr 6 Girls Jamboree Team: Ms. Espo would like the grade 6 girls volleyball jamboree team traveling to North Saanich Middle School today, to meet in her room at first recess today.

Basketball Intra Murals:
Attention all grade 6/7 classes. Basketball intramural continue today with division 7-3 playing division 7-4, and division M-1 vs division M-3. All players must come down to the gym at 1:16 today and be ready to play with at least 5 players.

Dodge ball Championships:
Notice to divisions 8-1, 8-2, 8-3 and staff of the intra-mural dodge ball championship playoffs next Wednesday at lunch. The Cup is on the line. Spectators welcome.

Notice to all grade 8 boys interested in rugby - first practice is Wednesday after school, with our 2nd being next Monday. Cleats and mouth guards mandatory.

ROMS TV Announcements

Good afternoon Royal Oak! Here are the News stories you have been waiting for.  Today is Tuesday, March 7th and here is what is happening at  751 News! .

Do you know  today is the 7th day of March a  we are still having winter weather?  Please talk to the weather man and order some sunshine!

Did you also  that we have 21 Japanese Students visiting Royal Oak?  They will be here for the next 5 days experiencing the culture of Canada and our school.  Please give a warm welcome to them as you see them in our hallways.

1) Today's weather calls for cloudy skies with rain showers and a high of 5 degrees.    

2) Health Fact:  Apple cider Vinegar!  Although it does not taste great, it does improve digestion.  If it does not taste great, then it must be good for you.

3)  Grade 8’s!  Time is running out to email it to Ms. Cottier your baby photo.  

4)  Grade 8’s - The Claremont  course selection forms have been taken up to Claremont. If you missed the deadline, it is now your job to do this.

5)  All the best to your Volleyball teams as they are in the city playoffs this week!  Go Royal Oak!  

6)  Great behaviour in the Jesse Miller presentation today!  We now have a lot to think about with regards to our social media.

7) And for today’s joke of the day:

Q: What do you call a Sleeping dinosaur ?   A:  A Dino snore

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

Thanks for making ROMS TV your #1  station! If it is happening, it is happening here on 751 TV


Parenting Social Media - with Jesse Miller (www.mediatedreality.com) – This social media awareness session will offer a number of suggestions and tips that will help you start the journey with your family. tonight Tuesday, March 7, 2017 7:00 pm Claremont Ridge Theatre. This is a free workshop, registration is not required. Session is approximately 1.5 hours

Canada 150:

Royal Oak students have the opportunity to be videoed by Historica Canada on what Canada means to them. Participating students need to have a permission form signed prior to being videoed. 
participating students are eligible to win great prizes and get a slice of pizza. 

Intermediate Prizes (Ages 11-13) – The 1st place winner will receive a $3,000 gift card, choosing one of the following: Air Canada, Via Rail, Indigo, Best Buy or Cineplex. 

Senior Prizes (Ages 14-18) – The 1st place winner will receive a $5,000 gift card, choosing one of the following: Air Canada, Via Rail, Indigo, Best Buy or Cineplex. 

The People’s Choice Prize – The participant who submits the video with the highest number of votes will receive a Best Buy E-Gift Card valued at $1,000. The People’s Choice Prize is open to all video submissions. 

All Students Must Have a Signed Consent Form: /pluginfile.php/6538/mod_resource/content/0/Canada%20150%20Consent%20Form.pdf

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;">romssafearrival@sd63.bc.ca</span></span></span> or call: 250-479-0999 (24 hours per day)

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