Daily Announcements

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

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Tuesday, May 23, 2017
by Donna Punt - Tuesday, 23 May 2017, 9:28 AM


Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Morning Radio News @ 9:05 am

Band Rehearsals:
This is a reminder that there will be band rehearsals today in the gym. 

Block 1 is grade 7

Block 2 is grade 6

Block 3 is Stage band and Vocal ensemble is at 12:15

Dance Club: Dance Club meets today at lunch in the Drama Room 116. All dancers please attend.

Craft Club: Today at 1:16 in room 125.

Mountain Bike Club; A reminder that the Mountain Bike Club rides tomorrow after school, don't forget to bring your bike to school.

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

Grade 8 Farewell: Attention grade 8 students: Grade 8 farewell tickets will be on sale in the main foyer this Thursday and Friday at lunch recess!! $10 per ticket.

Welding Camp: July 4-7, 2017 @ Claremont Secondary School. This is a free camp for ages 12-16. Please see Mr. Reston in the Tech Ed shop for details.


Beach Volleyball:
Students who have registered for the June beach volleyball tournament in Parks ville, there will be a practice Wednesday and Friday after school this week. 

Track & Field;
Attention all track and field athletes! The third track meet of the season is tomorrow after school. Events include the 400m, 1200m, boys long jump, girls high jump, shotput, and discus. Please be prepared to tell Mr. Menzies who is driving you to the meet and home at a meeting tomorrow during first recess.

At practice tomorrow morning, we will be organizing all relay teams. All students who intend to run relay at the fourth and final meet must attend. This includes the 4 x 100m, and 4 x 400m relays.

ROMS TV Announcements

Good afternoon Royal Oak!  Here are the News stories you have been waiting for.  Today is Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017 and here is what is happening at 751 Travino Lane.

Did you know that it’s been estimated that there are more stars in the universe than there are grains of sand on earth, but there are more atoms in one grain of sand than there are stars in the universe?

Riddle:  What is the ancient invention that allows people to see through walls?

Answer:  A window!!  

 1) Today's weather:   Not as warm as yesterday but still a beautiful day.  It’s 13 degrees out there right now with a 0% chance of rain.  This afternoon it’s expected to reach 19 degrees with a 10% chance of rain.

2) Health Facts: Your heartbeat changes and mimics the music you listen to.  

3)   There are a lot of school events starting up.  Be sure to listen to the morning announcements to see where you might get involved in your school.   

4)  Keep up your recycling.  Recycling reduces the amount of garbage we send to our landfill.  

5)  Pizza day and chocolate milk is this Friday.   You have to love pizza!!

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


Band Concert & BBQ: Please join us for our annual fund raiser BBQ and Band Concert on Wednesday, May 24th from 4:30-8:00 pm. Everyone Welcome!

Arts Showcase: Students will have the opportunity to show case their art projects and will be on display the evening of the Band Concert. They sign up with Mr. Kenny in the Art Room.

Early Closure: A reminder to parents that next week, Thursday, May 25th is early dismissal @ 2:08 pm

Fieldtrips: A reminder to parents that the school is busy with field trips at this time of year. If your child has an Epi Pen – please make sure that you send it with your child on the field trip.


Silent Auction at the Beach House: To Lochside Alumni and all other parents, teachers and staff. You are invited to attend a special evening that is being put on by the Lochside Parent Council. It is being held Friday June 2nd at the Beach House restaurant on Cordova Bay Road. Tickets are $30 each and include a night of appetizers, cash bar, dancing and a silent auction. All the proceeds of the night will go to help purchase an electronic sign for the school. If you would like to attend please email Lynn Hood at lynnmhood@hotmail.com or call at 778-350-4661 to buy tickets. Hope to see many familiar and new faces at this event.

Grade 8 Families

Planning for the Grade 8 Farewell is well underway. As many of you know, the event is on June 26 from 6-9 and the theme for the event is Sunset Beach Party.

Tickets for the event are $10 and will be on sale every Thursday and Friday at lunch recess from May 25 - June 9.

Please send baby photos of their kids at the "beach" to melanie.posthuma@ebuynow.com so that we can put together a video to run at the event.

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