Friday, February 22, 2019
Morning Radio News @ 9:05 am
Chill Zone: Today during outdoor activity time Chill Zone will be meeting in room 125. Please meet Ms. Campbell there if you are interested in attending today's session.
Drama Club members have rehearsal today at 1:16 pm. Please bring your scripts and have your parts memorized!
Pink Shirts: If you ordered a pink shirt for Pink Shirt Day, shirts have arrived and you will be able to pick them up during advisory on Monday, Feb 25. Stay tuned for more information on Monday!
Mr. Menzies will only accept order forms up until advisory today. This will be the last chance to order limited edition ROMS Champion hoodies don't delay. The delivery date goal for hoodie order is March 14th.
Auditions that were scheduled today will be held next Monday.
the new pathway is a public sidewalk. RO students are only to
be on the first 1/3 section leaving space for the public. You
must share the sidewalk.
Pizza Day – Classes will be called in the following order: Wolf, Orca, Raven & Thunderbird Helpers: France Trip
A reminder that today's meeting is canceled due to the ski trip.
Congratulations to our Volleyball teams who played this week. They played some great matches and did a great job representing Royal Oak around town. The playoffs begin soon so we with all team luck with their last few regular seasons play dates in the coming weeks.
Practicing today at SECOND recess is MR. G's 6/7 boys team, and Mr. Sparanese's gr 7 girls team.
Mr. Hilleren’s Grade 8 girls Volleyball practice is cancelled today due to the Ski trip, see you next week
ROMS PARENT REVIEW:
Grade 8 Transition:
Feb 28 & Mar 1 –
Claremont Counsellor Appointments
Gr 8 Parents wishing to meet with a Claremont Counsellor with questions and concerns regarding academic pathways, course selection and class placement may book an appointment to meet with a Claremont Counsellor on February 28 & March 1 between 9:00 am and noon. Appointments will be held at Royal Oak Middle School and can be scheduled by contacting Donna Punt at 250-479-7128 Extension 452 or emailing your request for an appointment to firstname.lastname@example.org Please ensure that you provide your student's name & Division your name and contact information. Thank you!
2019-20 Registration began on February 4th at 8:00 am for new registrations coming from Out of District, Out of Catchment, Private Schools or Out of Province. Registration packages are available on-line or at the School Office.
Please note that we will not be hosting an Open House this year (previously held in February). An information evening will be held later in May for all confirmed incoming Grade 5 students including new (grade 6/7/8) registrations coming from Out of District, Out of Catchment, Private Schools or Out of Province.
Returning ROMS students do not have to complete a registration form. Grade 8 students transitioning to Claremont for Grade 9 in September do not have to complete a registration form for Claremont.
Band Registration: Mr. Bridgman will be handing out band registration forms to all current grade 6 and 7 band students. Registration deadline is Wednesday, May 1st.
Homework Club: Extra academic support is available to students through the homework club. This is a drop in service that will be held on Monday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday mornings from 8-9 am in the Learning Commons, and Tuesday afternoon in Room 215 from 3:10-4:10 pm.
A reminder to parents to contact the ROMS Safe Arrival Line at 250-479-0999 or email email@example.com if your child will be absent or late.
ROMS PAC NEWS
@ the Church: Today
during outdoor activity time Chill Zone will be meeting in room 125.
Please meet Ms. Campbell there if you are interested in attending
Purdy’s Chocolates Fundraiser:
Hello Royal Oak Middle School Families,
Royal Oak Middle School is fundraising with Purdys Chocolatier this Easter!
Our goal with this Easter fundraiser, is to raise money to purchase Chrome Books for our students.
If you’d like to support us through purchasing some very sweet Easter gifts for friends, family and yourself, please click the link below:
After you’ve signed in you can buy the amazing chocolates or invite others to join and support our Fundraising Campaign. Once you have joined the online campaign, you are able to see the details of your order deadline date (which is April 1st, 2019), and where and when you are able to pick up your Easter treats.
If you need special arrangements for order pick up, please email Josie at firstname.lastname@example.org
Thank you so much for your support!
ROMS Lunch Program
Do you like to bake? Or, do you dislike baking, but like helping others in your community? You might enjoy contributing to the ROMS lunch program. Just click on the link below for more information and to sign up.
Thank you, parents and guardians for a successful fall in our lunch program. Thank you to our hard-working volunteers and those who have donated baked goods (either homemade or store-bought!). Your support has been amazing!
You can sign up for January and onward to June at: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/60B0A49AEAE23A6FF2-contribute
If you have any questions, please contact Christine Carrigan at: email@example.com
Thank you for supporting the ROMS lunch program!
Online ordering and payment now available
Thrifty Smile Cards: All grade 6 students have been given a Thrifty Foods Smile Card to help with PAC Fund raising. If your family is not intending to use it, please return it to the school by dropping it into the PAC box outside the school office. In that way, we can re-assign it to someone else. If you would like a card, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
A great fund raising opportunity
With the FundScrip program, you purchase gift cards on line for your everyday shopping and raise money for our school! If you purchase a $100 card, you get the $100 card sent to your home, while 2% to 7% goes to ROMS. Gift cards make great holiday gifts for friends, colleagues and family - and you don’t have to leave your house to shop!
There are over 152 retailers to choose from, including: Staples (3%), Walmart(2%), Pier 1 Imports(5%), Home Depot(3%), Thrifty Foods(2%), Boston Pizza(5%), Esso(2%), Red Robins(7%), Canadian Tire(4%), Winners(6%), Starbucks(5%), Chapters(5%), Cineplex(4%), and many more!
It’s easy to sign up:
1. Visit www.fundscrip.com
2. Click the Support A Group button to enter your information and the invitation code: SNN4XE
For further guidance and info visit the PAC page of the ROMS website!