Daily Announcements

Wednesday, May 2, 2018

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Wednesday, May 2, 2018
by Donna Punt - Wednesday, 2 May 2018, 9:56 AM

Wednesday, May 2, 2018

Morning Radio News @ 9:05 am

Band Sectionals: All grade 6 trumpet players have sectionals on Thursday, May 3 during advisory in the band room.

Eagles Club: A reminder to Eagles Club members of our meeting today in block 2 in rm 215. See you there. Please bring your permission form for the Elders Tea.

Gr 8 Leadership: Just a reminder to the Grade 8's who are helping Ms. Hunter with the Grade 5's to please meet in the MPR at 9:00 am.

Mountain Bike Club: Will all mountain bike club members please attend the check in meeting with Mr. Kenny and Ms. Mah in the Art room, first recess.

Science Challengers: There is an important meeting today at lunch recess for all Science Challengers.  It is our last meeting before the competition.  Please be sure to attend!

Youth In Action:
There is a Youth in Action meeting in Thursday in Miss Cottier's room at 11:23am for some We Movement Trivia!

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

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


Athletic Leadership:
There will be a meeting today during advisory in the gym for all athletic leadership students on the Survivor ROMS planning committee. Please bring your lunch to the gym after block 3. This week's Athletic Leadership meeting will be tomorrow as Friday is a Pro-D day.

Congratulations to the grade 7 badminton team who competed in the City Playoffs last night at SMUS. Our badminton players played some exciting matches and did a great job representing Royal Oak in the tournament. Well done Eagles! The grade 8 team plays today after school at SMUS, and there will be an important meeting at FIRST recess in the gym for all member of the team to discuss details. All grade 8 players must attend.

Grade 8 Intra murals: This week's grade 8 intra-murals will be drop-in badminton. See you in the gym, with gym strip, today at lunch. 

Track and Field:
This week's track and field practice schedule can be found on the ROMS Athletics webpage. The next practice will be tomorrow morning at 8:15am, and sign up for all events will occur at practice. The first track meet is next week on May 10, and permission packages will be handed out at practice tomorrow, so students are asked to attend practice to prepare for the first meet. Please go to lowerislandschoolsports.ca for further details on track and field.


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.


Thank you to our amazing parents for donating food and/or their time to help make the ROMS Staff Appreciation Luncheon such a huge success. This could not have happened without numerous parents participating and involved. Thank you!

Containers can be picked up outside the Canteen.

ROMS TV Script, May 2

Here is your afternoon ROMS TV News report

S1: Hello! I’m ____________________

Welcome to the first day of May!  Today is Wednesday, May 2 and here’s the news about what’s happening at ROMS.  Our weather calls for sunshine with a high of 15 degrees.  

A Big welcome to the Lochside students who are here visiting us.  These students will be our next years grade 6 students. Give them a warm welcome when you see them in our hallways.  

 Did You know?  

  • Did you know Buckingham Palace has over 600 rooms

  • Did you know Hawaii was originally called the Sandwich Islands

  • Did you know Americans eat 35,000 tons of pasta a year

  • Did you know Hawaii is the only US state that grows coffee

  • Did you know Einstein slept 10 hours a night


Ask Your Teacher:    When is our next Pro D day and what will the teacher be doing at this event!



Badminton playoffs are this week at St Michaels.  Check with Mr. M to see if you are in the finals.   


If you want something, ask.  When you get something, say thanks.


Recycling:   Only tetra juice boxes go in the tetra recycle bins.   Har plastice goes in hard plastic bins. There is a pattern to the recycle stations.


Cell Phones:   We do not want to see cell phones in the hallways or out at recess and lunch.


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!