Daily Announcements

Tuesday, May 8, 2018

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Tuesday, May 8, 2018
by Donna Punt - Tuesday, 8 May 2018, 9:30 AM

Tuesday, May 8, 2018

Morning Radio News @ 9:05 am

Band Sectionals:

All grade 6 saxophonists have sectionals today during advisory in the band room.

Girls Group:
Today we will be celebrating everyone's birthday! Girls from both rotations will meet at Room 125 and we will make cupcakes from scratch. Arrive promptly when the bell rings as we will be making the cupcakes first, then having lunch, followed by decorating the cupcakes. See you there!

Grade 6 Immunizations: Just a reminder that Grade 6 Immunizations are this morning. A runner will be sent to the classrooms.

Judo Club: Judo Club members please return your permission forms for Friday's luncheon to Mr. Mollard.

Science Challengers:
Our competition is tomorrow at UVIC.  Please see Mr Azim today at morning recess if you have any questions.

Canteen today: On sale at first recess at the Canteen is Fallafels, cookies and iced tea.

Canteen tomorrow: Popcorn sold every Wednesday at first recess. Popcorn $1.50,


Congratulations to our students who played in the badminton City Finals last night. There were some great matches played and several students from ROMS were city champions. The 2018 badminton season is officially wrapped up! Go Eagles!

Field Hockey: This is a reminder to all field hockey players that there is NO practice this week as there is a staff meeting.  Players are reminded that they must check in with Ms. Fuller at First Recess on Wednesday to confirm how they are traveling to and from UVic for our games on Thursday.

Grade 8 Intra Murals:
Notice to all grade 8's of drop-in badminton intra-murals Wednesday at lunch. See you in thegym with your gym strip.

Track and Field: The first track and field meet of the year is this Thursday after school at Uvic's Centennial Stadium. Mr Menzies will be holding a meeting today during FIRST recess for all track and field participants to make a final check of the events they are signed up for. All students participating in track and field must attend. Also, students and parents are encouraged to confirm transportation arrangements to Uvic for Thursday. Please go to lowerislandschoolsports.ca for further track and field details.


Victoria Walk for Muscular Dystrophy – May 12, 2018 Gorge Park 1070 Tillicum Rd, Victoria, Registration @ noon, walk begins at 1:00 pm Walk, wheel, roll or run........


We have an amazing opportunity for those that work with children and youth or parents who have children and youth. 

Janet White is a clinical counsellor and relationship specialist. Join us to hear her discuss how we can work to create capable adults. Time for Q & A to follow.

Date: May 17th 
Time: 7:00m- 9:00pm 
Location: Dave Dunnet Theatre at Oak Bay High

Tickets are $10 available at 

[ https://www.eventbrite.com/e/creating-capable-adults-an-evening-with-janet-white-tickets-45703111236 | https://www.eventbrite.com/e/creating-capable-adults-an-evening-with-janet-white-tickets-45703111236 ] 

Girls Learning Code Day: For girls 8-13 on May 12 @ St. Margaret's School 1-5 pm Register at : bit.ly/GLCvic2018

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.


Please join us for the final PAC meeting of the school year to be held on Thursday, May 17th at 6:30 pm in the Learning Commons. Come out and meet the new Principal, Ms. Karen MacEwan.

Spring Fair – ROMS PAC is hosting a Spring Fair on Friday, May 25th from 5:30-8:00 pm on the school grounds. Games2U, Dunk Tank, Raffle Baskets, Silent Auction, Snow Cones, candy bags, and family BBQ (burgers, hot dogs, veggie burgers, salad, chips & drinks). Please bring the whole family out. Also, the PAC is seeking volunteers to help make this event happen. Please visit the ROMS school website to sign up /

ROMS TV Script, May 8

Here is your afternoon ROMS TV News report

S1: Hello! I’m ____________________

Today is Tuesday, May 8 and here’s the news about what’s happening at ROMS. Our weather calls for sunshine, some clouds with a high of 16 degrees.  

Congratulations to the band students that performed in Sidney yesterday!

The Gr 8 students go to Claremont today for their tour and student orientation.

 Did You know?  

Did you know each time you see a full moon you always see the same side

  • Did you know the longest possible eclipse of the sun is 7.31 minutes

  • Did you know Halley's comet passes the Earth every 76 years (the next time it will return will be 2062)

  • Did you know there is no sound in space


Ask Your Teacher:   When is the RO Spring Fling?


Gym strip!  Have you washed your strip in the last two weeks?


With the  nice weather, it is important to go outside to get fresh air.


Once students come onto school grounds in the morning, they are expected to stay on the grounds until 3:06pm.


Recycling:    All paper items from your recycle tower, are to go in the big blue bin at the recycle station.


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!