Daily Announcements

Friday, April 7, 2017

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Friday, April 7, 2017
by Donna Punt - Friday, 7 April 2017, 9:10 AM


Friday, April 7, 2017

Morning Radio News @ 9:05 am

Vocal Ensemble:
There is a very important Vocal Ensemble rehearsal today at 1:16. All members must attend!

Girls Group – The Owl Squad: The group will meet at 12:15 pm at the blue conference to make tie dye shirts today. See you there!

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.

Rafiki Bracelets:
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.

Crosswalk Safety:
An increasing number of students are choosing to cross West Saanich Rd where there is not a crosswalk. This is very dangerous behaviour. Do not cross West Saanich Road where there is not a cross walk. It is a very busy road and drivers may not see you. There are multiple cross walks with lights and one with a crossing guard to help you cross safely. Be Safe!

Pizza Day – Classes will be called in the following order: Wolf hallway, Orca, Raven & then Thunderbird hallway. Helpers: Div 6-3


Next week's badminton practice schedule has now been posted on the ROMS athletics webpage. Please go to the Royal Oak home page and click on the eagle head logo to view. Also, all students intending to participate in the ROMS tournament to play for spots on our city finals roster must attend an orientation today at SECOND recess in the gym.

Athletic Leadership: Reminder to all athletic leadership members of your meeting during advisory and SECOND recess today in the gym. All members must attend.

There will be a very important meeting for all rugby player today in Mr. Reston's Tech Ed room at FIRST recess to discuss transportation to games next week. Please be there on time and help remind your fellow players to attend. Players are reminded that today is the last day for boys rugby players to hand in permission forms. . Games start next week and we are keen to get started.



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 provide our designated students. Wednesday, April 26 @ 7:00 pm.

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!.

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.


Mother's Day Flower Basket Fund raiser is now on. Order deadline is April 26th. Forms sent home today or see Order form.

Staff Appreciation Day:

Let's celebrate our amazing staff!

 To recognize all the hard work of the teachers, administrators and support staff of our awesome school, the PAC is planning an Appreciation Luncheon on Wednesday 
May 10th . We invite parents and guardians to say "thank you for a great year" by contributing food and/or volunteering with set up/clean up duties. For more information and to sign up to volunteer and/or bring food please visit   http://www.perfectpotluck.com/meals.php?t=XKEJ3280

 If you have any questions please emails romsparents@gmail.com.

Thank you, ROMS PAC 

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;">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