Daily Announcements

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

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Wednesday, April 5, 2017
by Donna Punt - Wednesday, 5 April 2017, 9:23 AM


Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Morning Radio News @ 9:05 am

Science Challengers:
Please meet in room 130 at the beginning of lunch recess.  We have a design challenge today.

Dance Club: All Dance Club members must attend rehearsal today at 1:16 in the drama room. Remember to bring your permission form for dance festival.

Grade 6 Band Rehearsal: here is a very important grade 6 Band rehearsal today at 1pm until 2pm. Make sure to bring your instrument and music!

Adel Trainer's Group: Meet today after morning recess in the Drama Room. See Mr. Mollard for questions.

Class Photos: A reminder to all students and staff that class photos will be tomorrow during blocks 1 and 2.

Rafiki Bracelets:

Rafiki is coming to Royal Oak! Rafiki bracelets will start being sold on Monday, April 10th to help Kenyan artisans earn money for their families and send their children to school.  The word Rafiki means friend in Swahili- and you have a chance to be a global friend!  Bracelets are $10 each and $5 from each bracelet will go towards our Youth in Action initiative to help children around the world. There will be five different bracelets available for purchase starting at 1:16 on Monday.

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

Canteen Thursday
On sale at recess tomorrow -chocolate chip cookies, smoothies, and quesadillas.

Youth In Action: There is an important Youth and Action meeting in Miss Cottier's room on Thursday at first recess (11:23).  We are starting some new campaigns and would love to get some of our members involved in making a difference!


Attention all Badminton players! There will be a sign up meeting tomorrow at SECOND recess in the gym. if you are interested in playing for ROMS at any of the league matches or city play-off tournaments, you must attend this meeting. That's badminton meeting tomorrow, SECOND recess in the gym. See you there!

Beach Volleyball Tournament:
An open school beach volleyball tournament is happening June 3 in Parksville.  If you are interested in registering with a partner (doubles team for grade 8, triples team for grade 6 and 7) and learning how to play and prepare for the tournament,  an important meeting will be held in the gym tomorrow at first recess. This tournament is open to All grades. 

All rugby player are reminded of your general practice today after school. All players must attend or communicate with Mr. Menzies or Mr Reston if they are unable to come. Rugby information is now posted on the ROMS Athletics web page.

Grade 6/7 Boys rugby players and grade 6/7/8 Girls rugby players are reminded to hand their permission forms back to Mr. Reston or Mr. Menzies ASAP. Friday will be the deadline for all permission forms to be handed in as games start for the boys next week. If you haven't signed up for rugby and are still interested in playing, see Mr. Reston by Friday.

ROMS TV Announcements

Good afternoon Royal Oak!  Here are the News stories you have been waiting for.  Today is Wednesday, April  5, 2017 and here is what is happening at 751 Travino Lane

Do you know   Australia was originally called New Holland

Did you also   the sentence "the quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog" uses every letter in the English alphabet

1) Today's weather calls for mostly cloudy skies with some rain showers and a high temperature of 12 degrees.

2)  Reminder we are now well into term 3.   Be sure to keep your efforts and hard work up for the remaining 3 months.

3) Health Fact:  

Physical activity plays an important role in helping you stay fit and healthy, now and throughout your life.

It helps you in all sorts of ways, including:

  • staying at a healthy weight

  • growing strong bones and muscles

  • better balance and flexibility

  • improving your posture

  • developing cardiovascular fitness

4) Report cards went home yesterday.  Be sure to return the envelope signed on Thursday..

For grade 7 students also took home their FSA results.

5)  Class photos will be taken this tomorrow.  Be sure to be looking great with your fancy hair style for the photo shoot.

6) Badminton coming up.  Be sure to listen to announcements for the start date.

7)  Youth in Action!  Be sure to attend your meeting on Thursday at 11:23 in Miss Cottier’s room.

8)  Mountain Biking is soon starting.  See Mr. Kenny if you are interested.

9) And for today’s joke of the day:

 Q: What do you call a fake noodle?       A:  An Impasta

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


You are now able to book an appointment for 2017-18 Class placement & transition meetings. Visit our school website for the link.

Families of Designated Students: Learning Services Open House. Learn about the supports that we procide our designated students. Wednesday, April 26 @ 7:00 pm.

Class Photos on Thursday, April 6th (Blocks 1 and 2).

A reminder that the Grade 6 aquatics program begins next week.

Home Work Club: Home Work Club Extra support will be available to students on the following days: Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays from 8:00-9:00 am in Room 215 and Tuesdays & Thursdays from 3:08-4:08 pm in Room 215 Please ask your teacher for details!

Upcoming Fund raiser: Stay tuned for our Mother's Day baskets fund raiser after spring break.

Bottle Drive: Student Council Bottle Drive – April 3-13 – Drop off your bottles in front of school before or after school. Proceeds go towards sponsorship of an international foster child.

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

All students who arrive late for school (last late bell rings at 9:04 am) much check in with the office.

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