Daily Announcements

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

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Wednesday, April 19, 2017
by Donna Punt - Wednesday, 19 April 2017, 9:50 AM


Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Morning Radio News @ 9:05 am

Creatures of Habitat: Just a reminder that it is Creatures of Habitat day for divisions 6-2, 7-2, M3, M4, M5 & M6.

Grade 7 Band: Please bring your lunch, music, instrument and uniform to the Band room at 12:30 today!

Science Challengers: We meet today at lunch recess in Mr Azim's room.  Please bring along your consent forms.

Drawing Club: Today in Ms. Noel's Room during activity time, please bring pencil crayons, skinny felts, pencil,a ruler and glue.

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

Button Drive:
Ms Johnson's and Mr Lloyd's home economics classrooms need buttons.  If you have old or new buttons your family can donate, we will gladly accept them. Please bring them directly to the home economics room. Thank you!

Lemon Pellegrinos will be available on Friday at 11:23 in the Canteen.  Come get one of these ice cold delicious treats!

We Create Change: Starting on Thursday, April 20th the Royal Oak Youth in Action group is challenging each homeroom class to fill one large Starbucks cup full of change- any denomination is appreciated! One full Starbucks cup of change is enough to provide education to SIX children in Ecuador! Youth in Action students will deliver your cups shortly.

Youth In Action There is an important Youth in Action meeting on Thursday at 1:16 in Miss Cottier's room. We will be organized all the details for our "We Create Change" campaign that starts on April 20th. Please bring any fine tip sharpies that you have.

Bottle Drive: Student Leadership bottle drive runs until Friday April 21st. Proceeds go to help sponsor our international foster child. Please drop off your bottles at the front of the school. Thank you for supporting this great cause.

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

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


Field Hockey:

Players are reminded of their very important meeting TODAY at SECOND RECESS in ROOM 124 to organize rides to our games tomorrow at UVic.  Bring your forms please!

ROMS TV Announcements

Good afternoon Royal Oak!  Here are the News stories you have been waiting for.  Today is Wednesday , April 19, 2017 and here is what is happening at 751 Travino Lane

Do you know  During your lifetime, you will produce enough saliva to fill two swimming pools!

Did you also To create Darth Vader’s wheeze, a sound designer breathed into a scuba mask!

1) Today's weather:  We have a 30% chance of rain - that’s approximately 1 mm of water -  at 9 degrees this morning.  The afternoon looks a little warmer at 12 degrees and a 40 % chance of rain.  

2)  Today and tomorrow is our Creatures of Habitat community project.  Numerous classes will be engaged in cleaning up the creek area on the south side of the school grounds as well as learning numerous facts about our environment.

3) Health Facts:  

-Laughing 100 times is equivalent to 15 minutes of exercise on a stationary bike.

-There are at least six universal facial expressions: happiness, sadness, disgust, fear, anger and surprise.

4)   There are a lot of school team sports and clubs starting up.  Be sure to listen to the morning announcements to see where you might get involved.

5)  Recycling stations still need careful sorting.  If the bin is full, please push the items down with your tower drawer.  We like to leave the floor clean and tidy.  

6)  Pizza day and chocolate milk  is this Friday.  Be sure to remember your money!

7) And for today’s joke of the day:

Q : What kind of bagel can fly?

A:  A PLAIN bagel.  (haha)

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 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.


Please join us for our next general meeting on Thursday, April 20, 2017 @ 7:00 pm in the Learning Commons. There will be a presentation “10 Google Functions Every Middle School Parent Should Know”.

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 our roms website royaloak.sd63.bc.ca

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