Daily Announcements

Thursday, October 5, 2017

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Thursday, October 5, 2017
by Donna Punt - Thursday, 5 October 2017, 9:22 AM

Thursday, October 5, 2017

Morning Radio News @ 9:05 am

Cops for Cancer:
Tomorrow is the last day to bring in your donation to COPS 4 Cancer.  The Thunderbird hall is leading the way with over $1000.  Let's all do our part to beat cancer.  Three things to remember: 1)  The hall that raises the most money gets ice cream sundaes  2) If we raise $3000 ten teachers will go into the dunk tank. 3)  If we raise $5000,  three teachers will shave their heads.  

The Tour de Rock Team arrive at Royal Oak tomorrow at 12:22

Band Sectionals: There is a trombone, baritone and bass guitar sectional today at 12:47. Please bring your lunch!

Stage Band:
There is a Stage Band rehearsal today at 1:15 in the band room.

Craft Club: Today at 1:15 in the Art Room. See Ms. Ozi for details.

Learning Commons: Today's LC crew members are Mattea, Vrinda and Kye. Please report by 1:20. Tomorrows' crew members will be Sage, Anna and Parisha.

Grade 8 Hoodies: A reminder that tomorrow is the deadline to order Grade 8 hoodies. There will be samples sizes to try on during lunch recess tomorrow. No late orders will be accepted so bring in your order and payment tomorrow!!

Recycling Thursday: A reminder to all homeroom teachers that today is paper recycling day. Please remember to send a runner to empty your blue bins during advisory.

Canteen Thursday: On sale at recess today - Nachos, cookies, iced tea

Pizza Day tomorrow - $2.50 per slice


Reminder to the 6/7 girls soccer team of your practice after school today. Please be changes and ready to go by 3:15 after school and meet just outside the PE hallway.

Swim Club:
Reminder to all students interested in the swim team this year, that your permission forms are due to MR. Menzies as soon as possible. The first practice is set for next Tuesday morning at Commonwealth pool October 10th at 7:30am. If any students need to get a permission package, Mr. Menzies has more at the PE office.


The first tea selection practice for the grade 6/7 boys competitive team will take place at SECOND recess in the gym. All grade 6 or 7 boys interested in playing competitive basketball this season must attend or notify Mr. Menzies that they cannot before practice today. 

Tomorrow there will be a very important team selection practice for all girls wanting to play on the 6/7 and the 7/8 competitive basketball teams this season. The practice will be at lunch recess with Mrs. Hunter, Ms. Fuller, Coach Herb, and Coach Steph. That all girls interested in competitive basketball for grade 6, 7 and 8, practice tomorrow October 6th at SECOND recess. See you there!



Miraculous Maya:

One of Royal Oak Middle School's precious treasures, Maya and her family need our help. Maya suffers from a rare genetic disorder called MPS. She is currently in Children's hospital in Vancouver recovering from open heart surgery and is waiting to have surgery on both hips. A go-fund-me account has been set up by Maya's aunt (also a ROMS parent): https://www.gofundme.com/miraculous-maya

Grade 6 immunizations

Recently immunization consent packages for grade 6 students were sent home from the school. If you have not already done so, please return the completed consent form to the school in a sealed envelope as soon as possible. Students in grade 6 will be offered immunizations in school-based clinics with the consent of a parent(s) or representative. Please contact the local Health Unit at  250-544-2400 and ask to speak with a Public Health Nurse if you have any questions. Immunizations will be provided at the school for grade 6 students on October 24, 2017.

Coupon Books: Please hand in your coupon book orders or return the coupon book to the office asap.

Please complete information forms package and return them to Homeroom teacher asap.

A reminder to parents to contact the ROMS Safe Arrival Line at 250-479-0999 or mailto:romssafearrival@sd63.bc.ca if your child will be absent or late.


A reminder that our next PAC meeting is on Thursday, October 19th at 7:00 pm in the Learning Commons. This meeting is an important meeting as it is our budget meeting. Please come out and support your PAC and have a voice on where money is allocated within the school community.