Daily Announcements

Thursday, January 25, 2018

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Thursday, January 25, 2018
by Donna Punt - Thursday, 25 January 2018, 9:14 AM

Thursday, January 25, 2018

Morning Radio News @ 9:05 am

Band Sectionals:
There is a grade 6 Flute, Clarinet and violin 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!.

Dance Club: Any student interested in joining dance club are invited to a meeting on today in the drama room at 1:16 pm

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. 

Math Challengers: The next math challengers practice session is on Monday at 1:15 in Miss Cottier's room.  Please bring your booklet, a calculator, and a pencil.  New members welcome.

Fund raiser: Two grade 8 girls are working with Ms. Hunter to organize a fund raiser for Alzheimer's disease. We are asking each classroom to collect donations over the week of January 29-February 2nd

All proceeds go directly to the Alzheimer Society of Canada. Our goal is to raise $1,500. On Friday Feb 2nd we will encourage everyone to wear blue and yellow, which are the colors of the forget-me-not flower which represents Alzheimer's.

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.

Canteen today: On sale at first recess today in the canteen is -Chicken wings, cookies, & ice tea.

Pizza Day tomorrow - $2.50 per slice


Athletic Leadership:
Attention members of Athletic Leadership. Our weekly meeting has been re-scheduled for today during advisory. Please bring your lunch to the gym after block 3 and help remind your fellow Athletic Leadership members of the meeting.


This week's practice schedule for all teams has been posted on the Royal Oak Athletics web page, and game schedules and league rules can be found at lowerislandschoolsports.ca.

Practicing at lunch recess today are: The grade 6/7 boys recreational teams coaches by Mr. James and Mr. Kittleson. All grade 6/7 boys are encouraged to attend as the first jamboree is next week. Player permission packages will be handed out today so be sure to attend!

The grade 6/7 girls recreational team coached by Mrs. Gill and Mrs. Blaikie.

There will be an important meeting for the grade 8 boys volleyball team today at SECOND recess in the gym to discuss Monday's game at Bayside. All player must attend.



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="font-variant:normal;"><span style="text-decoration:none;"><span style="font-style:normal;"><span style="font-weight:normal;">romsparents@gmail.com</span></span></span></span>


ROMS TV Script, January 25

Here is your afternoon ROMS TV News  

S1: Hello! I’m ____________________

Today is Thursday, January 25, and here’s the news about what’s happening at ROMS.  The weather calls for clouds, some rain showers and a high 6 degrees.  Where is the warm weather?

There are now 7 days until we are halfway through the school year.    Blink our eyes and it will be June!  Now that is a scary thought!


Did You know?

Chewing gum while cutting onions

Prevents you from bawling your eyes out while you make pasta

Fire has no shadow   - But it makes shadows…


The Tostitos logo is actually two people sharing chips and salsa


Intra murals:     Intra murals are going strong!   The more that sign up the better!  Make sure you and your class gets involved!

Open House:  Royal Oak is hosting our open house on February the 1st.  Be sure your classroom is clean and tidy for Feb 1st!

Monday is a Pro D day.  There will not be school in session!  Enjoy your sleep in and this is a chance to get the homework project done! Teachers will be attending a training session out at North Saanich Middle school

Grade 8’s:   Green floor,  your field trip to Claremont to participate in the Trades  sessions is today.   The bus leaves at 9:15 sharp!  Make sure you are there on time.

Recycling:    Today is the day we do the blue bin paper recycling  at the end of block 3.    It is the class responsibility to make this happen!

Ask your teacher:  What causes an earthquake and a tsunami?   

New Sports:

The first Olympics, which got started in ancient Greece, only allowed men to take part. These days, men and women from across the planet compete for Olympic gold. Athletic records have been set, heroes have been made, rivalries formed. Nations have gone at it every four years in both team and individual events for more than a century now.

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

We will see you Monday on ROMS News!