Daily Announcements

Wednesday, December 6, 2017

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Wednesday, December 6, 2017
by Donna Punt - Wednesday, 6 December 2017, 9:33 AM

Wednesday, December 6, 2017

Morning Radio News @ 9:05 am

Lost & Found: Once again the lost and found is bursting at the seams. Please check for your lost or missing items as soon as possible. All unclaimed items will be donated to charity by the end of the day on Thursday, December 14th. Don't miss out !!

Bus Cards:

Attention all bus students, please do NOT put holes in you bus passes or alter the cards in any way. It might cause your bus pass to become defective. We have already experienced cards that do not work as a result. Thank you for your help with this matter.

Band Concert:
There is a very important Winter Concert MC meeting today at 1:15 in the Band room. All MC's must attend and please bring a pen or pencil. 

Drama Club:
A reminder for all drama club members of your first rehearsal today at advisory time in the drama room. Please see Ms Noel or Ms Buxcey if you have any questions.

ROMS TV -  next week we'll be having two new news readers. Would James M., 6-3 and Grace S., 7-1, please come to the Learning Commons at 11 a.m. to observe and get important information on their roles.

Youth In Action: There is an important Youth in Action meeting on today at 11:23 in Miss Cottier's room.

Sock Bombs:
Royal Oak's Youth in Action and Student Council have partnered up to make the winter a little brighter for those in our local community.  From now until December 15th we are collecting basic necessities for those in need at Our Place to create sock bombs! We challenge every class to make at least five sock bombs to support those less fortunate than us!

Canteen today: Popcorn on sale today at first recess. Popcorn $1.50,

Canteen Thursday: On sale at recess tomorrow -pizza bread, cookies & hot chocolate


Athletic Leadership:
There will be an important meeting today at FIRST recess for all Athletic Leadership members. Please come to the gym after block 2 for this brief but important meeting.


Grade 6/7 Boys Competitive:
Congratulations to the grade 6/7 boys competitive team on their semi-final win at Monterrey last night! The boys played hard in a nail-biter of a game and won by only 2 points. They will now be playing in the city final tomorrow night. Good luck Eagles!

Grade 6/7 Girls Competitive: Please bring your toppings to Ms. Fuller's classroom on Thursday - second RECESS for our year end Sundae party.  Room 124 on the green floor - wolf hall.

Grade 8 Boys Competitive:
The meeting that was scheduled for this Friday has been changed to today!! Please meet with Mr. Sparanese in room 130 at first recess today, and please bring your uniform if you have it. 

Grade 8 Intra murals:
Reminder to grade 8's to check the indoor soccer playoff schedule on the PE bulletin board. 


***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.


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.


Purdy's Chocolate Order Pick-Up:

Please make plans to pick up your Purdy's chocolates orders on Friday, December 8th or Monday, December 11th between 2:30-3:30 pm ONLY. There will be a PAC representative set up in the main foyer of the school.

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 romsparents@gmail.com


ROMS TV Script, Wednesday, December 6  

Here is your afternoon ROMS TV News  

S1: Hello! I’m ____________________

S2: And I’m _____________________

Today is Wednesday, December 6 and here’s the news about what’s happening at Royal Oak.  The weather calls for mostly sunny skies  and a high 8 degrees.    You gotta like the sun shine!

This is our last month of school in 2017 and  there are now 19 days until the big guy comes in his sleigh   Did you know there is a 9th reindeer?  Goes by the name Olive.

Olive (all of ) the other reindeer, used to laugh ….

Did you know:

  • Montreal is the world’s second largest French speaking city after Paris.

  • Six cities in Canada have a population of over 1 million: Toronto, Montreal, Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton and Ottawa.

Playground:   The new playground structure is almost ready.    We are still waiting for wood  chips around the climbing bars.  The structure is closed for our use until it until that happens. Remember Friday is Pizza day!  Only 3 pizza days left in 2017.

Bus Cards:

Attention all bus students, please do NOT put holes in you bus passes or alter the cards in any way. It might cause your bus pass to become defective. We have already experienced cards that do not work as a result. Thank you for your help with this matter.

School Grounds:  has your class been out on a grounds clean up lately?   If we all do our part, the grounds will look great!

Report Cards:  Reminder to students that report cards will go home this  Friday.  

Bus passes:  Be sure to keep your bus pass is a safe place.  Students who have just registered, will be getting a card soon.  Cards are coming, but we have to be patient.

We are told to not hole punch the bus cards as it causes them to malfunction.



This concludes our ROMS TV Newscast for today.  If it happens, it happens on ROMS TV