Daily Announcements

Thursday, November 30, 2017

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Thursday, November 30, 2017
by Donna Punt - Thursday, 30 November 2017, 9:47 AM

Thursday, November 30, 2017

Morning Radio News @ 9:05 am

Band Sectionals:

There is a grade 6 Trumpet sectional today at 12:46 in the Band room. Please bring your lunch! 

Stage Band:

There is a Stage band rehearsal today at 1:15. All members must attend! 

Archery Club: There is an important meeting for all members of the archery club, with Mr. Kenny in the art room, this morning at recess.

New Bus Passes: 

Students who have registered for the school buses should have received a bus card yesterday from your teacher.  If you did not receive one, this means your parents have not registered you.  The busing is free but all students who ride the bus need to be registered. Students need to swipe their card when loading and unloading the bus.  Keep your card secure and in a safe place. 

Polar Expressions:

From the Learning Commons - TODAY is the deadline for getting in your Polar Expressions writing contest short stories to Ms. Lindsay - tomorrow will be too late! Must be handed in to her no later than 3:15 pm today.

Picture ID in the LC:

Did you know, if you received a new bus pass card yesterday, you can use it to sign out a book? Any picture ID with a bar code will help you sign out a book faster! Your parents know what you look like without the card - Ms. Lindsay and Ms. Gaudet are still learning. Please help them out, and yourselves, by using your card in the LC.

Playground: There is an important meeting for all members of the archery club, with Mr. Kenny in the art room, this morning at recess.

Youth In Action:

There is an important Youth in Action meeting Thursday at 11:23am in Miss Cottier's classroom.  

ROMS Clothing:

Order your ROMS clothing now. Order forms available outside the PE office. Last day to order is tomorrow.

Paper Recycling Today:

Just a reminder that it is paper recycling day today. Please make sure that you send a student down with your recycling to the bins at the beginning of Advisory.

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

Boys Group: Reminder about Boys' Group Meeting at the Beginning of Advisory in the Blue Conference Room.

Canteen Thursday: On sale at recess today chicken wings, cookies, hot chocolate.

Pizza Day tomorrow - $2.50 per slice



Congratulations to the Grade 7/8 Girls recreational team on a well played season! The girls wrapped up their last game last night, they played hard right until the end. Eagles on 3!

Congratulations to the 7/8 girls competitive team on their huge quarter-final win over Monterey. The girls overcame adversity and came together as a team to beat Monterey 35 to 26. They are on to the semi-finals next Monday. Go Eagles!!

Gr 6/7 Girls Competitive team: Today's practice is canceled for the grade 6/7 competitive team. Please see Ms. Fuller about organizing our wind up party!

Gr 8 Boys Competitive: Congratulations to the gr 8 boys basketball team who ended their season with a convincing 44-24 win over Dunsmuir last night. Great teamwork and textbook "pick and roll" by Jaden and Tyler. Outstanding!!

Mr. Sparanese would like to have one final meeting at first recess on Friday.  You won't want to miss it!


***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.


****Please see attached letter and BC Health Pertussis information.

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.


Thrifty Foods 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 30

Here is your afternoon ROMS TV News  

S1: Hello! I’m ____________________

S2: And I’m _____________________

Today is Thursday, November 30 and here’s the news about what’s happening at ROMS.  The weather calls for mostly cloudy skies with rain showers and a high 9 degrees.   


This is our last of November and there are now 25 days until the big guy in a red  comes.  Make sure you are on his nice list.   Tomorrow will be December 1st

Did you know:  

  • Canadians consume more Kraft Macaroni & Cheese dinners than any other nation in the world.

  • Queen Elizabeth II is Canada’s official Head of State.

The new Johnson Street Bridge in downtown Victoria  will start to take shape as early as next week as one of the largest cranes in Western Canada, the Dynamic Beast, arrives to start lifting the massive steel pieces into place.

Today is  paper recycle day.   If you have not already done so, please take your blue paper recycle bin out to the large  green dumpster.

Did you know the musical Anne of Green Gables is on here in Victoria?  One of our Royal Oak students is even in it.  You can see the play at the McPherson Playhouse Until Dec. 3

What’s not to love about Anne of Green Gables, especially during the home stretch of the 150th anniversary of Canada’s confederation?

Playground:   The construction of our new playground structure is coming along fast.   The play the structure is done but the workers they still need to put a wood frame around the structure and fill it with wood chips.   

Boundaries:  Reminder we are asking students to stay out of the bush area on the south end of the playground.  


Reminder there is no ROMS News tomorrow as it is Pizza day.


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