Daily Announcements

Friday, April 12, 2019

 
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Friday, April 12, 2019
by Donna Punt - Friday, 12 April 2019, 10:33 AM
 


Friday, April 12, 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. 


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



Ga Ga Ball Courts:
It’s Grade 6s on the courts today!   Monday it will be Grade 7s.


We Create Change:
The We Create Change Me to We campaign has officially been launched at Royal Oak!  Every student is challenged to bring in $1 to help those children in developing countries that are not as fortunate as us!  Every $25 raised provides clean water for an individual, and every $50 provides a goat to feed a family.  One small gesture can make a huge impact in our world!


Pizza Day – Classes will be called in the following order: Orca hallway, Raven, Thunderbird & then Wolf Helpers: Div 8-4 Espedido


ROMS SPORTS:


Athletic Leadership:
Reminder to Athletic Leadership members that there is a meeting today during advisory in the gym.


Badminton:
The City Championship Qualifying tournament matches have begun for all grades. All players who have signed up are reminded to come to qualifying practices so they can play their games.



Girls Field hockey: Reminder that our next practice is Tuesday morning at 8 am. Please bring your shin guards and mouth guards.  We will scrimmage.



Rugby:


Congratulations to all of our rugby team
s on their performances this week. All teams played their first games and did a great job representing ROMS around the city. Go Eagles!


Track & Field:


Track and Field practices have officially begun. Sign up for all events occurs at practice, so be sure to attend.



ROMS PARENT REVIEW:

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.



ROMS PAC NEWS


Hello, and Welcome to Royal Oak PAC!!

 

PAC Executive team is in need of help, volunteers like you make a big difference to our students, and there are so many ways to be a part of your child’s school, volunteering is flexible and allows you to participate as it fits into your schedule. If you’re not sure of a time commitment or what the job includes, please contact the PAC. 

 

Please read the following information and consider being a part of your child’s school.

 

Dear Royal Oak Families,

 

On behalf of your 2018/19 Royal Oak Middle School PAC Executives, we would like to thank you all for giving us the opportunity to represent you this school year.  

 

As the school year is coming to an end we would like to announce that there are allot of PAC executives that will be leaving Royal Oak Middle School and executive’s positions become available.  This year we estimate receiving $20.00 per student in gaming funds, these funds can be used for classroom funds, swimming programs, sports programs, math manipulative, Reading program, and many clubs that are held at Royal Oak for our students.  Without PAC Executives, we lose these funds.

 

Every parent is a member of the PAC and I encourage you all to come out and get involved.  New ideas are always welcome and there are all kinds of ways you can help support ROMS.

 

Every position except two in PAC is vacant.  Please email romsparents@gmail.com to nominate a friend, parent/guardian or yourself to hold a position for the 2019/2020 school year.

 

Here are the positions and representatives positions available for 2019/2020 school year:

 

A. The President or Co-President:

B. The Vice-President:

C. The Secretary:

D. The Treasurer:

E. The COPACS Representative: filled

F. Volunteer Coordinator:

G. Communication Coordinatorfilled

H. Members-at-Large:

       1- Hot Lunch Program for kids in needs - filled

       2- Grant Writing and Applications -

3- Grade Eight Year end Celebration Coordinator

4- Country Grocer Receipts

5- Thrifty Foods Smile Card Program filled

6- Fundraiser Co-ordinators (2 or more)

 

Please click on the link for a description of the Executive Positions duties.

 

May is (AGM) meeting where new executive members are sworn in to the PAC executive team, please come out and support PAC as the school needs executive members on board to receive grant funding from the government. 

 

 

Thank you!

ROMS PAC


** The next PAC meeting is Thursday, April 18, 2019 – Come out and meet Claremont’s Principal, Peter Westhaver.