Daily Announcements

Thursday, April 4, 2019

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Thursday, April 4, 2019
by Donna Punt - Thursday, 4 April 2019, 9:23 AM

Thursday, April 4, 2019

Morning Radio News @ 9:05 am

Band: All grade 6 flute players have sectionals today.

Jazz Band: There will be a jazz band rehearsal today.

Boys Group:
Boys' Group is canceled tomorrow only as Mr. Kenny and Mr. Baer are unavailable. It will be on again the following week. 

Choir Practice:
There will also be a rehearsal on Friday at 1:16 in the band room

Drama Club:
Today there will be a final wrap up and ice cream sundae party for all drama club members. Meet on the stage at 1:16. See you there!

Friday Breakfast:
Reminder to students, that for the next 4 Fridays, the Claremont PEP team will be in Rm 215 for a light breakfast and games at 7:45.  There is only room for 15 students. 

Ga Ga Ball Courts:
It’s Grade 6’s on the courts today!  Tomorrow will be the Gr 7's turn. 

Paper Recycling Today:

Just a reminder that it is paper recycling day today. Please make sure that you send a student down with your recycling to the bins at the beginning of Advisory.

Youth In Action:
The next Youth in Action meeting is this
today at 11:23 in Miss Cottier's room to discuss our next campaign initiative!

Canteen Thursday: On sale at recess today pizza bread, cookies & ice tea.

Pizza Day tomorrow: $2.50 per slice


Badminton: City Championship Tournament qualifying practices have begun and any students interested in representing Royal Oak int his event must attend the qualifying practices or they will forfeit their matches. Practicing tomorrow morning at 8:00 are all grade 7's entering the qualifying tournament.

Reminder to all rugby player's that the Rugby Clinic at UVIC is today. Please see Mr. Reston if you have any questions.

Track & Field:
Attention all ROMS students interested in joining the Track and Field Team this year. There will be a season introductory meeting today to go over season details at SECOND recess in the gym. All students are welcome and encouraged to attend. See you there!


NID: A reminder that there will be no school on Monday, April 8, 2019 due to a Non Instructional Day.

On Tuesday, April 9, 2019 from 6:30-8:30pm, at Bayside Middle School, 1101 Newton Place, Brentwood Bay,

Parents and Guardians of Grade 5-9 students in the W̱SÁNEĆ and Saanich School District are welcome to join:

Michelle Joyce- SD 63 Police Liaison

Lux Welsh- Ambit Gender Diversity

Nick Sandor - Island Sexual Health

We will discuss what students are learning about substance use, sexual orientation, gender diversity and modern masculinity.

It is free, but please register at Sexuality and Substance Use Awareness


(or https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/sex-and-drugs-parents-need-to-know-what-the-kids-know-education-night-tickets-57908339402?aff=affiliate1)

See attached poster.https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/sex-and-drugs-parents-need-to-know-what-the-kids-know-education-night-tickets-57908339402?aff=affiliate1

Student Learning Survey for Grade 7 students and parents, please refer to our main web page for more information.

2019-20 Registration is ongoing 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 royaloak_attendance@saanichschools.ca if your child will be absent or late.


** The next PAC meeting is Thursday, April 18, 2019

***Left at the Canteen: A green snowman bowl – please claim at the office! ***