Daily Announcements

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

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Wednesday, November 15, 2017
by Donna Punt - Wednesday, 15 November 2017, 9:26 AM

Tuesday, November 15, 2017

Morning Radio News @ 9:05 am

Drama Club: Students who are interested in joining a drama club at Royal Oak are invited to attend a brief mtg at 1:15 today in the Drama room. See Ms Noel or Ms Buxcey if you have any questions.

Grade 8 Farewell: Here are the results from the Gr 8 Farewell Theme Voting:

Barnyard Dance: 2 Votes,  Tropical Beach: 43 votes,  World Extravaganza = 157 Votes 

Grade 8 Hoodies: Good news grade 8's, you will have one last chance to order your Grade 8 hoodie.
The PAC will be making one last hoodie order on  Friday Nov. 17th. Order forms available outside the office or on the PAC Parent Website. Completed order forms to be dropped in the PAC BOX across from the office. Please note that the order deadline is Friday, November 17th.

Popcorn: On sale at morning recess at the canteen. $1.50 per bag.

Canteen Thursday: On sale at recess tomorrow -chocolate chip cookies, burritos & ice tea.



Grade 7/8 Girls:
A reminder of your practice today after school from 3:15-4:00. Be sure to let Ms. Dallimore know if you can't make it!

Grade 8 Boys: A reminder to all Gr 8 boys basketball team members that you are asked to check in with your block 4 teachers at the start of class to remind them of your need to be dismissed at 2:45 to attend your AWAY game.

This week's practice schedule is now posted on the ROMS Athletics web page. Please have a look to see when your team is practicing. Also, go to lowerislandschoolsports.ca for all game schedules and league details.

Intra Murals:
Reminder to divisions 8-5, 8-6 and 8-8 of their indoor soccer games today (Wednesday) at lunch. 

Royal Oak Swim Team: Attention all students on the Royal Oak Swim Team. There will be an important meeting today at FRIST recess in the gym to discuss details for this weekend's swim meet. Please come to the gym right after block 2 and help remind your fellow swimmer to attend. See you there!


***A reminder that all practice schedules are posted on the ROMS Athletic web page. Games are listed on the lowerislandschoolsports.ca It is your responsibility to know when your team practices or has a game scheduled.


Band Fund raiser: Get your Night of Lights tickets from Mrs. Galvao at cgalvao@sd63.bc.ca

Buy a ticket for $5.00 - tickets available until November 17th. Enter into their grand prize for a trip for 4 to Disneyland!!

Band Fund raiser: Poinsettia Fund raiser for the Band – November 6-15th

Winter Band Concert: Thursday, December 7th @ 7:00 pm Mark your calendars.

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.


PAC Meeting:

Please join us for an action packed PAC meeting on Thursday, November 16th beginning at 5:45 pm

You are invited....

Google Docs Training

Thursday, November 16th

5:45-6:45 pm in the Learning Commons

We will be hosting a Google Docs training session for parents and guardians prior to the PAC meeting on Thursday, November 16th from 5:45-6:45 pm in the Learning Commons. Google educators will share their knowledge and help us learn the technology and terminology that is being used in the classrooms. This is a hands on workshop, bring your own device or use a computer from the Learning Commons. Come learn with us!

Our general PAC meeting will begin at 7:00 pm - We have a special guest speaker attending – Jennifer Gibson from Island Sexual Health will be attending the PAC meeting from 7:00-8:00 pm. Jennifer is a renowned sexual health educator who is known for supporting parents as students change and grow.

Join us for one or both informative sessions – this is an excellent opportunity to learn!

Purdy's Chocolates:

PURDY'S Chocolatier Fund raiser begins today. Purdy's chocolates are made fresh in Vancouver from only 100% sustainable cocoa. This program gives 25% of the sales back to the School PAC. The campaign runs Nov 1-27. Order delivery date is Monday, December 11th so you will have it in plenty of time for the holidays!! Order On-line at purdysgpp.com use customer number 29813.

Thrify Smile Cards:

All grade 6 students have been given a Thrifty Foods Smile Card to help
with PAC Fund raising.  If your family is not intending to use it, please
return it to the school by dropping it into the PAC box outside the school
office.  In that way, we can re-assign it to someone else. If you would
like a card, please contact <span style="text-decoration:none;"><span style="font-weight:normal;">romsparents@gmail.com</span></span>

ROMS TV Script, November 15

Here is your afternoon ROMS TV News  

S1: Hello! I’m ____________________

S2: And I’m _____________________

Today is Wednesday, November 15 and here’s the news about what’s happening at ROMS.  The weather calls for more of those clouds and with a high of 9 degrees.   Keep hoping for that sun to shine RO!

Did you know  that there are more lakes in Canada than the rest of the world combined?  Hard to believe but true!

Grade 8’s, you still have one more chance to order a grade 8 hoodie!  The last order will go in on Nov 17.  Do not be caught without your Gr 8 hoodie!

The Amazing Reading Race Contest is still on in the Learning Commons.  Get involved if are not already!  Check with Ms.. Lindsay in the LC.

LC.  reminder that the LC is a busy place before school and at lunch.  The maximum numbers we can have in the LC is about 60 students.  Once it is full, a sign will go on the door which means it is full. You will have to come back the next day.  

Chrome book carts are now in the hallways.  Each hall has two carts with 25 chromebook carts in each cart.  Please make sure your class has the cart booked before you take it.

Intramurals are every Tuesday and Wednesday in the gym.  If you and your class is not involved, listen for announcements for details on how you can get involved.    

Gym strip:  Always remember to have your gym strip at school and be sure to have it washed on a regular basis.  Reminder that students are to go in the change room, get changed and get out as fast as you can.


Recycling:   Please continue to bring your tower down to the recycle station pre sported.  The Green Floor has really improved thanks to the efforts of Div 7-4 helping.


Lost and Found:    Missing items?   Your items are not stolen rather they are sitting in the L & F waiting for you!   Please come by and pick up what you have lost.  


This concludes our ROMS TV Newscast for today.  If it happens, it happens on ROMS TV   ROMS news will be back on Monday.