Daily Announcements

Friday, February 16, 2018

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Friday, February 16, 2018
by Donna Punt - Friday, 16 February 2018, 9:18 AM

Friday, February 16, 2018

Morning Radio News @ 9:05 am

Drama Club:
There is a rehearsal today at 116 in the drama room for all Scene 1 and Epilogue Cast members.  Remember to bring your scripts!

Learning Commons:
From the Learning Commons - yesterday was the last day of the two-week activity to remind students to bring their picture ID to the LC when borrowing a book. Some 60 kids won prizes for remembering their ID cards. Please keep on bringing your ID in. 

On Monday, we will be starting a new cycle of ROMS TV anchors and technician. Due to technical difficulties last week, we didn't have the new crew come out to watch and learn. So today we need these students - Grace S., 7-1, Maddy R., M-8, and Rhian, M-2. to come along in block 2 at 11 a.m. to shadow the outgoing team, and then start their turns tomorrow. Thanks. 

Rafiki Bracelets:
There are still a few Rafiki Bracelets available to be purchased- Please see Miss Cottier in room 222 if you are interested in getting one.  All proceeds go towards our village initiative in Ethiopia.

Science Challengers:
Please bring along your form and meet in Mr Azim's room at lunch recess today to assign teams and study booklets.

If you are still interested in joining Science Challengers and missed last week's meeting, please attend today's meeting or see Mr Azim during the day because we have an important deadline today.

Chill Zone: Chill Zone will be meeting every Friday during outdoor activity in room 225. Please see Mrs. Campbell if interested.

Bake Sale Containers: Gr 8 students – please pick up your containers left over from the Gr 8 Farewell

bake sale. Containers are outside the canteen.

Pizza Day – Classes will be called in the following order: Wolf hallway, Orca, Raven and then Thunderbird hallway. Helpers: Division M-6 Mr. Goy


Athletic Leadership:
Reminder to all members of Athletic Leadership of your meeting today during advisory. Please bring your lunch to the gym after block 3 and help remind your fellow members of the meeting.


This week's practice schedule for all teams has been posted on the Royal Oak Athletics webpage, and game schedules and league rules can be found at lowerislandschoolsports.ca. Please have a look to see when your team is practicing and playing this week. Players are reminded to confirm transportation arrangements to away game in advance and be able to tell their coach who is driving them to the game and home.

There will be an important meeting for the grade 8 boys volleyball team at FIRST recess today to discuss your game next Monday at Gordon Head. All players must attend.

Practicing at lunch recess today are:

Mr. Sparanese's grade 7 girls volleyball team.

Practicing after school today are:

Ms. Espedido's grade 7 girls team, and both grade 6 girls competitive teams.

Grade 8 Rugby:
Notice to grade 8 boys interested in rugby - the final sign-up meeting is today (Friday) at morning recess in Mr. Stanch field's room. 



Grade 8 Transition – Parent Information:

Claremont Parent Course Selection Information Night:

Current Grade 8 Students Transitioning to Claremont for Grade 9 in September will receive their course selection forms on Monday, February 19th. Students and Parents are invited to a:

Course Selection Information Night

February 20, 2018

6:00-7:00 pm @ Claremont

Claremont Counsellor Appointments

Gr 8 Parents wishing to meet with a Claremont Counsellor with questions and concerns regarding academic pathways, course selection and class placement may book a 15 minute appointment to meet with a Claremont Counsellor on February 27th between 9:00 am and 3:00 pm and February 28th between 9:00 am and noon.

Appointments will be held at Royal Oak Middle School and can be scheduled by contacting Donna Punt at 250-479-7128 extension 452 or emailing your request for an appointment to dpunt@sd63.bc.ca Please ensure that you provide your name and contact information as well as your student's name.. Thank you!

Bus Registration: As of February 1st the School District 63 transportation department will no longer be accepting bus registrations for the 2017-18 school year. Please contact the Transportation Department at 250-652-7343 if you have any questions.

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 Chocolatier Fund raiser

Attention: Royal Oak Middle School Families, 

Our Easter Fund raiser is fund raising with Purdys Chocolatier, just in time
for Easter! 

If you'd like to support us through purchasing some very sweet Easter gifts
for friends, family and yourself, please click the link below:


After you've signed in you can buy Purdys amazing chocolates or invite
others to join and support our Fund raising Campaign.

Deadline for ordering is March 4th, 2018

Pick up will be at Royal Oak School by the main foyer near the office March
14th from 8:30am to 9:30am and 2:00pm to 3:30pm.

If you are wanting a hard copy of the Easter catalogue you are welcome to
pick one up at the school office next week!!
If you have any questions please feel free to contact Josie Cocco at

Thank you so much! For supporting our students!!