Daily Announcements

Monday March 12, 2018

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Monday March 12, 2018
by Elissa Carson - Monday, 12 March 2018, 9:14 AM

Monday, March 12, 2018

Morning Radio News @ 9:05 am

Band: All grade 6 Trumpet players have sectionals during advisory in the band room on Tuesday, March 13

Science Challengers: Our run-off is on Tuesday at lunch recess, so keep studying. If you can;t make tomorrow's test, be sure to pop in at lunch today.

ROMS TV - a reminder to Livia A., Lauren R. and Victor T. - this is your second week of ROMS TV duties. Please arrive at the LC at 11 a.m. Thanks.

From the Learning Commons - Ms. Lindsay will be holding a meeting on WEDNESDAY during advisory for all interested students who want to hear about the upcoming heritage fair at the Royal BC Museum in May. A heritage fair is like a science fair, except it's about YOU and your connection to Canadian history. You can bring your lunch and hear all about it on WEDNESDAY.


Volleyball: To celebrate all of the successes and accomplishments that our school volleyball teams had this year, we would like to announce two very special events to be played this week:

On Tuesday at lunch this week, all students that played on a school team on either a competitive or recreational team are invited to play in a green vs blue challenge game. Ms. Espisido will coach the Blue floor and Mr. Sparanese will coach the green floor. All grades are welcome. Gym strip must be worn and it would be great if you could show your spirit by wearing the colour of your floor. Spectators welcome!!

On Thursday, also at lunch, the Gr. 8 Boys and Girls Competitive Volleyball teams will combine to take on the Teachers "never been beaten" All-stars!! Spectators are also welcome and encouraged to cheer on the Teachers. Ms. Espisido will be signing autographs following another successful win!

As the season is wrapped up, we are asking all students who participated in volleyball to ensure they have returned any jersey they may have accidentally taken home to Mr. Menzies. Please double check at home to see if you have a ROMS jersey and return it ASAP.

Field Hockey: Practices will start AFTER spring break.

Rugby: Reminder to the grade 8 boys Eagles rugby team of their practice Wednesday after school. See Mr. Stanchfield if you have any questions

Attention all grade 6/7 boys interested in rugby. The first practice of the season will be this afternoon from 3:15 - 4:30. All boys who would like to play must attend the practice. Please bring a mouth guard and cleats.



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.


PAC General Meeting, Thursday March 15th:

Our Next PAC meeting is Thursday March 15th. In response to numerous parent requests, we have scheduled two action packed presentations:

The first presentation “Let's Chat About Vaping” begins at 6:30 pm.


  • Shedding light on the myths regarding Vaping and it harmlessness

  • Recognizing the rise in the use of Vapers and how to talk with your children about this growing trend.

The second presentation “Social Media for Parents” begins at 7:15 pm


  • To educate on safe on line engagement.

  • To view the landscape of social media sites and their applications.

  • To increase awareness of your child’s social media presence.

  • Provide some strategies to keep your child safe.

ROMS TV Script, March 12th

Here is your afternoon ROMS TV News report

S1: Hello! I’m ____________________

Today is Monday, March 12, and here’s the news about what’s happening at ROMS. The weather calls for sunny skies and a high of 13 degrees. This is very close to breaking the record for this time of the year.

Did You know?

The longest time between two twins being born is 87 days.

The world's deepest postbox is in Susami Bay in Japan. It's 10 metres underwater.

In 2007, an American man named Corey Taylor tried to fake his own death in order to get out of his cell phone contract without paying a fee. It didn't work.

People Facts: Since founding the Imagination Library in 1995, Dolly Parton has donated 100 million books to children.

Paralympics: Are well under way! Check out your TV stations to see the amazing abilities of the paralympic athletes!

Ask your teacher: When does spring break begin and end?

Term 3: Term 3 is now into full swing! Be sure to set goals for your final term of the year!.

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