Daily Announcements

Monday, May 14, 2018

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Monday, May 14, 2018
by Donna Punt - Monday, 14 May 2018, 9:45 AM

Monday, May 14, 2018

Morning Radio News @ 9:05 am

Band Sectionals:
All grade 6 percussionists have sectionals on Tuesday, May 15 during advisory in the band room.

Conversation and Activities Club: Please join us for Conversations Club today in Room 227. Meet new friends, learn about other cultures, and practice your English. All students are welcome. Please see Ms. Beristain in room 219 for more information.

Morning PA Announcers:
If you are in grade 7 and interested in reading the morning PA announcements, pick up a application outside the office.  You apply as a team of two for this job.  The teams rotate every 3 or 4 weeks.  It is a year long commitment. 

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

ROMS TV - Today we welcome a new team to bring us the daily news - would  Anika K., M-6, Mikyla B., 6-5 and Macy H., 8-6 please report to the LC at 11 am today. 


Girls Field Hockey:
Attention all field hockey players! Unfortunately, practice is cancelled for tomorrow.  Please see Miss Fuller at first recess on Wednesday to confirm your transportation to and from UVic for our last games of the season.

Track and Field: This week's track and field practice schedule is now posted on the ROMS Athletics webpage. Please have a look to see when practices are happening this week. Track meet # 2 is after school today. There will be an important meeting for all track and field team members today at FIRST recess in the gym to discuss transportation arrangements to the meet, and to confirm our roster for today. All students participating in 100m and relays must attend. There will also be a relay practice today in the gym for all relay participants. Please go to lowerislandschoolsports.ca for all track and field league details.




School Bus Registration 2018/19

School bus registration is now open for the 2018/19 school year. Please use the link provided to register your student. To ensure a seat on the bus please have your registration completed by June 29, 2018. The bus routes listed below are to be used as a guideline only. Updated bus routes for next year will be posted on this site by August 15, 2018.

See attached letter. [https://goo.gl/forms/ENlxIsURaXytVEEq2| School Bus Registration Form ] Office Hours 7:30am—4:00pm, Monday to Friday 12:00pm—1:00pm, Monday to Friday Closed Phone (250) 652-7343 Email [transportation@sd63.bc.ca |transportation@sd63.bc.ca] [https://claremont.sd63.bc.ca/blocks/forum_email/unsubscribe.php?email=wendy.trotter%40g


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


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,
Mark Your Calendars!
We are hosting a Spring Fair on May 25th, from 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm A family Event!
Come join us for some fun! Games 2U will be hosting fun activities, there will be BBQ, Candy Bags, Snow Cones, Raffles, Silent Auctions, and a Dunk Tank.......
Please sign up for a time slot, click on the link below.

PAC AGM May 17th 6:30 in the Learning Commons

Come out and meet the new Principal, Ms. Karen MacEwan.

PAC Executive Elections for 2017/2018 7 School Year
Royal Oak Parent Advisory Council (PAC) Executive Nominations are now open!
Elections will be held at the May, PAC Annual General Meeting on Thursday,May 17th at 6:30 PM in the Learning Commons. You must attend in person to vote (no proxy voting) and Nominations may be received at the meeting, voting will be by secret ballot.

Royal Oak Parent Advisory Council (PAC) Executive Nominations are now open!

Elections will be held at the May, PAC Annual General Meeting on Thursday, May 17th at 6:30 PM in the Learning Commons. You must attend in person to vote (no proxy voting) and Nominations may be received at the meeting, voting will be by secret ballot.

If you are interested in running for a position, wish to nominate someone or have any questions; please contact the Chair of the Nominating Committee Dagmar Restell at drestell@gmail.com<mailto:drestell@gmail.com

It is very important that we get new parents to carry on the PAC Executive roles. Some positions require more involvement and time than others, but most require just 3 to 4 hours a month, and can be job-shared. Come help out – we need you.


ROMS TV Script, May 14

Here is your afternoon ROMS TV News report

S1: Hello! I’m ____________________

Today is Monday, May 14 and here’s the news about what’s happening at ROMS. Our weather calls for full sunshine today and a high of 24 degrees.  Now that is a nice day kids!


The school year is quickly coming to an end.  Be sure to stick to your goals and keep an academic focus right to the end!  

Did You know?  

  • Did you know dreamt is the only word that ends in mt

  • Did you know the first letters of the months July through to November spell JASON

  • Did you know a cat has 32 muscles in each ear

  • Did you know goldfish can see both infrared and ultraviolet light


Ask Your Teacher:  

  1. If they are going in the dunk tank at the Spring Fling?   

  2. What day is it on Monday?  Why do we recognize this day?




Keep track of your water bottle!  We currently have 16 water bottles in the Lost and Found.


This coming Monday is a holiday!  Yes!!


The PAC Spring Fling is May 25th!  Make sure you book this fun filled activity in your planning calendar!  


If you are involved in track and field or rugby, be sure to listen to the announcements to hear when your practice and  events are. You can also be looking at the ROMS athletic web page for details.


Recycling:   Remember - recycling reduces the garbage we send to the landfill!    

 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!