Daily Announcements

Friday, June 1, 2018

 
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Friday, June 1, 2018
by Donna Punt - Friday, 1 June 2018, 9:32 AM
 





Friday, June 1, 2018



Morning Radio News @ 9:05 am



Chill Zone:
Chill Zone is now finish for the year and will begin again sometime in the new school year. Thank-you to everyone who joined us for the last few months. 


Elder’s Tea:
A big thank-you to students, staff and families for making our 3rd Annual Elder's Tea a success. We are especially proud of our Indigenous Eagle Club Members for all your hard work. 


Grade 8 Farewell: The Grade 8 Farewell is a year end celebration for Grade 8 students only. Tickets go on sale starting today during lunch activity time in the front foyer - $15 per ticket.



Morning Announcers: Just a reminder to grade 7 students interested in becoming a morning radio announcer for next year that your applications are due in to the office by the end of the day today.


Pride Parade: Saanich School District is putting together a group to walk in this year's pride parade. We would like to include as many teachers, students and families as possible! We would be walking with a SD63 banner and promoting diversity and inclusiveness in our schools. The parade is on July 8th – there is no cost to you. If you are interested or have questions please talk to Ms. Broome.

Pizza Day – Classes will be called in the following order: Raven hallway, Thunderbird, Wolf and then Orca. Helpers: Girls Group & Ms. Broome.


ROMS SPORTS:

Survivor ROMS: 

Hey grade 8’s, guess what, it’s sign up day for Survivor ROMS! Registration for Survivor Roms is happening today at SECOND recess in the gym. Teams of 3-4 students. Bring your 12$ per team or 3$ per participant. Prizes will be awarded for the top three teams. Competition starts next 

Friday, June 8th!


Track and Field:
The track and field city finals is next Wednesday, June 1st. Please go to lowerislandschoolsports.ca to view the final qualification lists for all events. Mr. Menzies and Mr. Sparanese will be holding meetings next week to finalize details leading up to the meet. Also, the last practice of the year will be next Tuesday morning at 8:15am.

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ROMS PARENT REVIEW:

Pride Parade: The Saanich School District is putting together a group to walk in this year's pride parade. We would like to include as many teachers, students and families as possible! We would be walking with a SD63 banner and promoting diversity and inclusiveness in our schools. 

If you and your family are interested in walking in the pride parade, please let us know so we can start getting numbers together . There is no cost, we will simply meet that morning then have a great time walking together! We will also give out a T-shirt with the district logo for you to wear. 

Please contact Aoy Broome at kbroome@sd63.bc.ca to register or for additional information.


**A REMINDER TO ALL PARENTS THAT IF YOUR CHILD WILL BE RIDING A SCHOOL BUS NEXT SCHOOL YEAR YOU MUST REGISTER THEM WITH THE TRANSPORTATION DEPARTMENT BEFORE THE END OF JUNE

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


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.



*****ROMS PAC NEWS:

Attention:   Grade 8 Parents – Grade 8 Farewell

Preparations are underway for a party for our grade 8 students on Monday, June 25th from 6-9 pm.   It will be an evening for celebration of the memorable times they have shared at Royal Oak and to wish them success as they head to high school.


In order for the Grade 8 Farewell Event to be successful we are asking Grade 8 parents, for help by donating an hour or so of your time; Please sign up for a time slot through Sign Up Genius at the below link:

 https://www.signupgenius.com/go/60b084da4aa2baaff2-grade


If you could please also spread the word about this event to other grade 8 parents who might not subscribe to the daily announcements and encourage them to volunteer to assist (and sign up for the daily announcements forum to stay informed).

If you are having trouble signing up through Sign Up Genius, please email Belinda Waller directly at: bandmwaller@shaw.ca.


Tickets will be on sale for the students to purchase at lunch time every Friday in June.  The cost is $15.

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NO ROMS TV NEWS ON FRIDAY’S DUE TO PIZZA DAY!