Daily Announcements

Thursday, June 22, 2017

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Thursday, June 22, 2017
by Donna Punt - Thursday, 22 June 2017, 9:22 AM


Thursday, June 22, 2017

Morning Radio News @ 9:05 am

Zimbra Email: The district email is still down, please do not attempt to log into Zimbra as this will complicate things. They are hoping that it will be back up some time today.

FAAS & PE Teachers: There is a Student Services field trip today, buddies have been invited. Please check the list of student names that have been provided to you.

Eagles Group: Our last meeting of the school year is today during block 3 and advisory in the green conference room. Bring your lunch. See Ms. Noel if you have any questions.

Band Sectionals:
There is a grade 6 saxophone sectional today at 12:47. Please bring your lunch. 

Stage Band:
There is a Stage Band rehearsal today at 1:16. All members must attend. 

Pizza day tomorrow: $2.50 per slice.

Early Dismissal Forms: A reminder to students that early dismissal forms for the last day of school are due in to your homeroom teacher by Monday, June 26th. You must have a signed consent form to leave early, phone calls will not be accepted.


Jerseys: Teams please remember to return all jerseys to Mr. Menzies as soon as possible.


ROMS TV Announcements


Good afternoon Royal Oak and welcome ROMS News. Today is Thursday, June 22nd, 2017 and here is what is happening at 751 Travino Lane.


Do you know  that The flamingo can only eat when its head is upside down?


Question of the day:  Can frogs breathe under water?


Awww, how cute: Clowder is the appropriate name for a group of cats.


And now for another animal fact:  Macaques make snowballs to entertain themselves!  


1) Today's weather:  This morning we have a mix of sun, sun, and…more sun!  It’s 13 degrees outside and getting warmer by the minute.  This afternoon it’s expected to be a 20 degrees!  We’re not even going to talk about the possibility of rain.  Remember to drink lots of water!


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


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


4) Answer to today’s question:  Most frogs and toads breathe (and take in moisture) through their skin through a process called cutaneous gas exchange, but they also have lungs with which they breathe. During the time they stay submerged underwater or buried in soil (such as during hibernation) they ONLY breathe through their skin.


5)  End of the Year Library Book Return:  As of yesterday we have approximately 230 books still not returned.  Please come and see Mr. Ball or Ms. Rayner if you know you have a book still signed out.  They will be coming around to talk to you, so why not find them first!


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




Last Day of School: Early dismissal forms have been sent home with students (or will be coming home over the next day or two). Theses forms must be signed by a parent/guardian in order for your student to be dismissed at 10:30 am on the last day. Phone calls will not be accepted as authorization to leave early. Forms can also be found on our school website at http://royaloak.sd.63.bc.ca under Parents – Forms – Early Dismissal. Forms must be signed and returned no later than Monday, June 26th.

Report Cards will be handed out on June 29th. If your student will be absent on that day you can provide a 9 x 12 self addressed stamped ($2.00) envelope for the report card to be mailed. You may also pick it up in the office during the first week of July or the last week of August. The Office will be closed July 17 and reopening on August 28th.

Beacon Community Services is hosting free summer counseling groups for girls ages 11-14 with anxiety.

Rain or Shine - “Weathering Anxiety” Thursdays, July 6-August 24, 2017, 1-3 pm To register http://www.beaconcs.ca/ or more information 250-216-8435.

With the 2017/2018 ROMS Athletics year just months away, we will be needing community members and parents to help with the supervision, coaching, and transportation for our many teams. School District 63 requires that adults who can assist is any of these ways have an up to date Criminal Record Check on file with our school. Parents are encouraged to get this done now, and avoid the busy start of the year in September when it can take over a month for this to be processed. Our Royal Oak students and staff really appreciate the help with our school teams and are a big part of the success of our Athletics program. Please contact Mr. Menzies or the school office for details.

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


Grade 8 Farewell:

Thanks to all the parents who have signed up to Volunteer for the Grade 8 Farewell Celebration.

All the spots have been filled!

However there is always last minute cancellations and last minute help needed etc.

So if you did not get a chance to sign up, and still want to help, you can email Colleen McNamee at   mailto:mcwesty@shaw.ca .

Your help and support is greatly appreciated!!  

School Supplies:

School Supplies 2017-18 On-line ordering: The PAC has been working with Monks Office Supply to put together a school package for ordering school supplies on-line. Please visit our school website at for instructions on ordering. PAC Code: 38C7C6

Attached are the school supply list for 2017-18 for your convenience.

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-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