Tuesday, February 26, 2019
Morning Radio News @ 9:05 am
Band: All grade 6 flute players have sectionals today.
Boys Group: Boys' Group will be meeting in the Blue Conference Room this Thursday at 12:45 - We will be going to the Commonwealth Pool - Bring your swim suit and towel!
Breakfast: Students are invited to come out Friday morning to room 215 at 7:45 am. There is room for 15 kids - breakfast and games with the Claremont PEP team and enjoy Planet of the
Choir: There will be a choir practice today at first recess in the band room.
Girls rotation 2 will meet today to make buttons for Pink Shirt Day. See you at the Blue Conference at Advisory.
Eagles Club: Eagles Club meets on Wed in block 3 in the Learning Commons. We welcome a special guest Elder May Sam to work with us this week.
Due to the staff meeting there will be no judo after school. See you back on the mats next week!
Math Contest: Royal Oak is hosting the National Math League Contest on Tuesday in the Learning Commons! Grade 8's will write in Block 1, Grade 7 in Block 2, and Grade 6 in Block 3. No sign up required! All interest students can compete! Please bring a calculator and a pencil. There will be prizes for the top three students in each grade. Miss Cottier will announce the results by Friday!
Pink Shirt Day: A reminder to all students and staff that tomorrow is Pink Shirt Day. Please wear pink in support of this anti-bullying day!
Science Challengers have an important meeting today. If you are interested in joining, today will be last chance. Please come to room 230 at lunch recess.
Ms. Espedido would like all talent show audition members to meet in her room, 220, at first recess for a very important meeting.
Cerys E. from M7 thanks whoever it was that donated towels to her CRD donation bin! Anyone interested in supporting this great cause - your donation of used towels would be greatly appreciated. Please drop off your used towels outside of M-7 classroom. Thank you!
Canteen Tuesday, On sale at first recess today is pizza bread, cookies & hot chocolate.
Popcorn: On sale at first recess tomorrow - $1.50 per bag
Athletic Leadership members are reminded of your duties and responsibilities this week.
8 Intra murals:
Notice to divisions 8-1, 8-2, 8-3 and 8-9 of their intra-mural dodge ball playoff games Wednesday at lunch.
Attention all members of the ROMS Swim team! There will be an important meeting today at FIRST to discuss the final swim meet of the year. This swim meet is this Sunday, March 3rd at Commonwealth pool from 10:00am - 1:00pm.
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.
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
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!