Daily Announcements

Tuesday, May 30, 2017

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Tuesday, May 30, 2017
by Donna Punt - Tuesday, 30 May 2017, 9:19 AM


Tuesday, May 30 , 2017

Morning Radio News @ 9:05 am

Band Sectionals:
There is a Trombone and Baritone Sectional today at 12:47. Please bring your lunch.

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

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

Canteen today On sale at recess -chocolate chip cookies, smoothies, garlic pizza bread.

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,


Track & Field:
The fourth and final track meet is tomorrow, Wednesday May 31st, after school up at UVIC for students participating in all relays, triple jump, and the 200m final. Results from track meets number 1-3 have now been posted on lowerislandschoolsports.ca. Please review to see if you qualified for the City Finals and let Mr. Menzies know ASAP if you notice any errors. The City Finals for qualifying students is all day on June 7th up at UVIC. There will be a very important meeting regarding the City Finals later this week, so stay tuned for a time and location for this meeting.



Homestay Families Wanted In Saanich. See our main web page or email: homestayinfo@sd63.bc.ca

On behalf of the Saanich Peninsula's Local Action Team for Child and Youth Mental Health and Substance Use, we are pleased to welcome Dr. Martin Brokenleg to the Saanich community. Based on traditional Indigenous practices, Dr. Brokenleg demonstrates how to raise happy, secure, capable, and giving individuals. This free workshop is designed for educators, support staff, parents, and community to live with purpose and to model these teachings, which reflect the BC Ministry of Education's Core Competencies. More information on Dr. Brokenleg and the evening's presentation is attached. Registration link is below.

Social and Emotional Learning

presented by Dr. Martin Brokenleg

June 8, 2017, 7:00-8:30pm

Claremont Ridge Theatre



Field trips: 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

Grade 8 Farewell:

Volunteer Sign Up:


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 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