Daily Announcements

Thursday April 19, 2018

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Thursday April 19, 2018
by Elissa Carson - Thursday, 19 April 2018, 9:25 AM

Thursday, April 19, 2018

Morning Radio News @ 9:05 am

Paper Recycling Today during homeroom:

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 now.

Band Registration: Band registration forms for next year are due on May 1, any students interested in joining band next year please see Mr. Bridgman for more information.

Boys Group: A reminder that Boys' Group meet today at the Beginning of Advisory in the Blue Conference Room.

Craft Club: Today at 1:15 in the Art Room. See Ms. Ozi for details.

Dance Club:
A reminder to dance club members of our practice today.

FAAS Change: A reminder that FAAS Quarter 4 begins on Monday.

Lego Club:
Come and build every Thursday at lunch activity in Ms. Campbell's room, 131. 

Non Instructional Day: A reminder to students and staff that Friday is a Non Instructional Day and classes are not in session.

Pizza Day today. Pizza order is Cleanest Grounds, first to be called is Thunderbird, Orca, Raven and

then Wolf hallway. Helpers: Division 6-5 - Mr. Ball

Ways to improve grounds:

Thunderbird – Clean near play ground and front part of field. Good work on the back field.

Orca – Clean the creek area, search back field, the front was very good.

Raven – Clean the playground and bushes up front, the rest looked good.

Wolf – Search the bushes and make sure the trash makes it into the bin, upfront was good.


Attention all students interested in track and field. There will be an important meeting for anyone interesting in track and field this season in the gym at FIRST recess today. All interested students must attend.

Gr 8 Intra Murals;

Special shout out to Connor, Caden, Andrea and Ace for their Mac Attack victories and to Gavin N. for his incredible sportsmanship. Stay tuned to announcements for next week's intra-mural event. 



Travino Lane: Please avoid going through the Travino Lane development when dropping your son/daughter off at school.  This is a private road.

Art Room Request for Magazines: ROMS families.......Please consider donating your used magazines to the art room. We are in NEED for sports, food, fashion, travel, lifestyle, surf, boating, clothing/shoes....currently we are low in all categories. Just drop them off to the art room! Thank you so much, Darlene Kardash

Non Instructional Day: The school will be closed on Friday, April 20th for a Non Instructional Day.

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.


Grade 8 Farewell: The *Grade 8 farewell Meeting *will take place in the learning commons room from *6 pm - 7 pm on April 19th*, prior to the General PAC meeting.
All grade 8 parents are welcome to attend.

Hello Royal Oak families:

It time to celebrate our amazing staff!
To recognize all the hard work of teachers, administrators and support staff at our awesome school, the PAC is planning a Staff Appreciation Luncheon on Thursday April 26th .

The Luncheon is less than 2 weeks away! Show the staff you appreciate their hard work. On Thursday April 26th . We invite parents and guardians to say "thank you for a great year" by contributing food and/or volunteering with set up/clean up duties. For more information and to sign up to volunteer and/or bring food please visit:


 If the link does not open please copy and paste it to the web browser, Thank you!

 If you have any questions please email romsparents@gmail.com.
Thank you, ROMS PAC

Next PAC Meeting is Thursday, April 19th @ 7:00 pm in the Learning Commons.

Items of discussion are as follows:

- ROMS Athletic Director presentation on athletic programs offered for 2018-19

- School District 63 Public Budget meeting highlights and over view

- Staff Luncheon

- Spring Fair & BBQ – family event

- Nominations for 2018-19 PAC Executive

**There will be a draw (3 chances) to win a coupon book for attending the meeting.

ROMS TV Script, April 19

Here is your afternoon ROMS TV News report

S1: Hello! I’m ____________________

Today is Wednesday, April 19, and here’s the news about what’s happening at ROMS. Our weather calls for cloudy skies, with some sunshine and a high of 11 degrees.

Lost and Found: If you have lost an item, you know where to look!

Band: Our grade 6 and 7 band classes perform very well at th3e Victoria music festival yesterday. A big thank you to Mr Bridgeman and the students involved for their great efforts.

Did You know?

  • Did you know cats can jump up to 7 times their tail length

  • Did you know China manufacturers 70% of the worlds toys

  • Did you know The Great Wall of China is approximately 6,430 Km long  

  • Did you know paper originated from China

  • Did you know the wheelbarrow is invented in China

Ask Your Teacher: How many school days to the end of the year?


Pizza day is today and tomorrow is a Pro D day!

France Trip! If you are in grade 6 and interested in going to France in Grade 8, talk to Mrs Ryan!

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

We will see you Monday with a News update on ROMS TV when we return!