Daily Announcements

Wednesday, March 14, 2018

 
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Wednesday, March 14, 2018
by Donna Punt - Wednesday, 14 March 2018, 9:25 AM
 




Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Morning Radio News @ 9:05 am

Band Sectionals: All grade 6 Saxophone players have sectionals during advisory in the band room on Thursday, March 15.


Jazz Band: There will be a jazz band rehearsal on ThursdayMarch 15 at 1:15pm in the band room.


Chess Club:
Play chess today at lunch in room 230.


France Trip 2018:
This week's France meeting will be on today at 1:15pm in Ms. Ryan's room.  Be sure to attend for the final reminders before next week's trip.  


From the Learning Commons - Ms. Lindsay will be hosting a meeting in the LC during advisory today to show and tell students about the upcoming heritage fair at the Royal BC Museum in May. She has poster boards of past winners to show, as well as the organization's website. Bring your lunch!


Lost & Found:
Be sure to check the lost and found this week.  We will be donating the items to a local charity on Friday.  Be sure to have a look before it is all taken away.  


We Create Change:
This is the final week for We Create Change at Royal Oak! Youth in Action has challenged all students to bring in $1 to support our village initiative efforts in Ethiopia! One small act of kindness on our part can impact many lives in another country!  Help fill your classes Starbucks cup of change today!


Report Cards:
Reminder term two report cards go home April 4th.    For grade 7 students,  the FSA  booklets will also be going home with the report cards,


Yearbook:
This Friday is the last day to submit your Grade 8 Baby photo for the ROMS yearbook!  Please send digital photos to ecottier@sd63.bc.ca.


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


Popcorn: On sale at morning recess at the canteen. $1.50 per bag.


Canteen Thursday: On sale at recess tomorrow -chocolate chip cookies, mac & cheese & ice tea.


ROMS SPORTS:

Volleyball:
It was close for most for the match, but Mr. Sparanese and the green floor pulled away and won the inaugural Eagles Cup volleyball game. Ms. Espodido and the blue floor have vowed to win next years match and have already started training! 


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

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ROMS PARENT REVIEW:


Spring Break: The school will be closed for the weeks of March 19-23 and March 26-30. Classes will resume on Tuesday, April 3rd.


Class Photo Day: Thursday, April 5th


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.


ROMS PAC NEWS:


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.

Highlights:

  • 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

Highlights:

  • 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.