Daily Announcements

Friday, June 2, 2017

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Friday, June 2, 2017
by Donna Punt - Friday, 2 June 2017, 9:11 AM


Friday, June 2, 2017

Morning Radio News @ 9:05 am

Vocal Ensemble: There is a Vocal Ensemble rehearsal today at 1:16 in the Band room!

Girls Circle:
We'll meet in front of the office today at 12:10 to hike and picnic at Elk Lake. Don't forget to bring your water bottle. See you there! 

Pizza Day – Classes will be called in the following order: Raven Hallway, Thunderbird, Wolf & Orca Helpers: Sequara Tank – Mr. Goy class


Track & Field:
Attention all track and field team members! There will be a very important meeting for all students wanting to go to the track and field city finals, today at FIRST recess in the gym. This meeting will be the official registration for all students planning on attending the city finals next Wednesday at UVIC. Mr. Menzies will be also discussing rules and regulations for this event as well, so be sure to attend and help remind friends and classmates who are in track. That's mandatory track meeting, in the gym, FIRST recess today. See you there!




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</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