Daily Announcements

Monday, June 4, 2018

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Monday, June 4, 2018
by Donna Punt - Monday, 4 June 2018, 9:57 AM

Monday, June 4, 2018

Morning Radio News @ 9:05 am

Mrs. MacEwan our new school Principal for September will be visiting ROMS today. Please welcome her and say “hi” if you see her in the hallways!!

Band Sectionals: All grade 6 trombone, baritone and bass players have sectionals tomorrow 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.

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


Athletic Leadership: 

There will be a meeting for all members of Athletic Leadership today during advisory. Please bring your lunch to the gym after block 3.

Track and Field:
This Wednesday is the track and field City Finals at UVIC. This is an all day event and is the last athletics event of the year. Mr. Sparanese and Mr. Menzies will be holding a
mandatory practice Tuesday morning to ready all of our athletes and to discuss event details with our team and to have students confirm which events they are competing in. All attending students must be able to tell Mr. Menzies how they are getting to UVIC and home at tomorrow's meeting. Please go to lowerislandschoolsports.ca for all track and field details.

Congratulations to all of the ROMS students who participate in the beach volleyball tournament up in Parksville over the weekend! All teams from Royal Oak had strong performances, and Jilliana W. and Sophie d. took 1st place for their division in the tournament. Great job girls!



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.


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.


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:


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.

ROMS TV Script, June 4

Today is Monday,  June 4th and here’s the news about what’s happening at ROMS.  Our weather calls for sunny skies with some cloud cover today and a high of 16 degrees.  

The end of the school year is getting super close!!   We are now in our final month of the year! Keep working hard and do not slow down until June 28th

Recycling!  Keep up the efforts with the recycling!  The less you throw in the garbage, the less that goes into our landfill!

The best practice is to  bring reusable containers to school!

 Quiz your teacher:  

  1.  What is the big natural event in the Island of Hawaii?

  2.  When is the date planned for the leaders of USA and North Korea planned?

  3.  Name our next years principal?

Did You know?

  • Did you know months that start on a Sunday will always have a Friday the 13th

  • Did you know March 14 is 'save a spider day

  • Did you know Hawaii officially became apart of the US on June 14 1900

  • Did you know the supersonic Concorde jet made its first trial flight on January 1st 1969

 Now over to _______ , with the rest of your ROMS tv news .

Congratulations all the track and field students who have made it to the city finals!  We wish you all the best this week as you compete. !

 Your Reminders:

If you have lost a water bottle, check the L and F

Ask your teacher  what you can do to improve your  achievement standing

Grade 8 Farewell Tickets go on sale every Friday!   

It is time bring it back those library books!

Always come to PE with your full gym strip!

That’s all for today! Be sure to stay safe and wear your seatbelt! We will see you Tomorrow!  ROMS TV Newscast Over and Out!