Daily Announcements

Tuesday April 24, 2018

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Tuesday April 24, 2018
by Elissa Carson - Tuesday, 24 April 2018, 9:20 AM

Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Morning Radio News @ 9:05 am


Band registration is open now, see Mr. Bridgman for more details. Registration forms are due May 1.

All grade 6 Clarinetists have sectionals on Tuesday, Apr. 24 during advisory in the band room, Flute and violin players will have sectionals on Wednesday during advisory, please note this is a change from the regular schedule.

Learning Commons:
From the learning commons - this morning in block 3, divisions M-1, M-2, 6-5 and 7-2 are going to be Booksmacked! by employees of the Greater Victoria Public Library. Ms. Lindsay asks that those classes report to the multi-purpose room promptly, so we can get this fun, unique presentation under way.

Dance Club: A reminder to dance club members of your important rehearsal today and again on Tuesday at 1:15 pm. Remember to bring your costume to rehearsal as well.

Girl's Group: Today girls from Rotation 1 and Rotation 2 will being making bath bombs during Advisory at the Blue Conference. Make sure you arrive on time. See you there!


This week's practice schedule can be found on the ROMS Athletics webpage. Please have a look to see when your grade is practicing. There will be a general meeting for all students involved with badminton this year, today at FIRST recess in the gym, to discuss an additional exhibition match versus Spencer added to the schedule and tournament details. All badminton players MUST attend. All students who are registered in the ROMS Qualifying tournaments must attend the grade-specific practices or they will risk forfeiting matches and may not qualify for the tournament team. The Badminton City Championships start next week so our ROMS team will be determined by the end of this week. Please go to the badminton section of the ROMS Athletics webpage for further details.

Track and Field:

Attention all students interested in participating in Track and Field this year! The first introductory practice of the season will be tomorrow morning at 8:15am. Sign up for the team will be happening so be sure to attend and help remind your friends. See you there!

Gr 8 Intra Murals;
Notice for grade 8 intra-murals - those students representing their division at Wednesday's Kahoot championship please meet in Mr. Stanchfield's room at Tuesday lunch recess for a run through. Spectators are welcome in the MPR Wednesday at lunch to watch the trivia challenge.


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, May 4, 2018.

A reminder to parents to contact the ROMS Safe Arrival Line at 250-479-0999 or <span style="background:transparent;">mailto:romssafearrival@sd63.bc.ca</span> if your child will be absent or late.


Hello Royal Oak families:

On Thursday April 26th we will be celebrating ROMS staff by serving them lunch. We encourage all Students to bring a flower for their teacher. You can pick flowers, purchase flowers, draw flowers or make them out of tissue. Please drop them off at the front of the school on Thursday, April 26th morning. A parent will be there to collect the flowers and make bouquets for the staff.
Thank you to the many families that are providing fabulous food and have signed up to help.

There are only a few spots left to sign up for the staff lunch.


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If you have any questions please email <span style="font-variant:normal;"><span style="text-decoration:none;"><span style="font-style:normal;"><span style="background:transparent;">romsparents@gmail.com</span>.

Thank you for supporting our amazing staff!!


ROMS TV Script, April 24

Here is your afternoon ROMS TV News report

S1: Hello! I’m ____________________

Today is Tuesday, April 24, 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.

Band: Our grade 8 band class performed very well at the Whistler music festival over the weekend. Check the photos on the hallway TV’s to see what the band trip was like.

Nice weather: Please make your way outside during recess and lunch.  Reminder cell phones are not to be out at recess and lunch.

Did You know?

  • Did you know a crocodile can't stick out its tongue

  • Did you know rubber bands last longer when kept refrigerated

  • Did you know women blink twice as much as men

  • Did you know ostriches don't bury their heads in sand

  • Did you know only female mosquitoes bite

Ask Your Teacher: What is more difficult for you, looking into someone's eyes when you are telling someone how you feel, or looking into someone's eyes when they are telling you how they feel?


Keep asking your teachers how you are doing in school and if there is any work missing from their marks books.

If you re involved in sports such as track and field or rugby, be sure to listen to announcements for practice and game times.

Make sure all your litter ends up in recycling or the garbage cans!

This concludes our ROMS TV Newscast for today. If it happens, it happens on ROMS TV. We will see you Tomorrow with a News update on ROMS TV when we return!