Daily Announcements

Monday, April 15, 2019

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Monday, April 15, 2019
by Donna Punt - Monday, 15 April 2019, 10:05 AM

Monday, April 15, 2019

Morning Radio News @ 9:05 am


All grade 6 clarinet players have sectionals on Tuesday, Apr. 16

Jazz Band: There will be a jazz band rehearsal on Apr. 16 at 1:30pm

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

Conversations & Activities Club:
Come join us today at 1:16 in the Blue Conference room to enjoy some treats, meet some new friendly folks and work on an art project to help prepare for the ELL Potluck happening tomorrow at North Saanich School. Hope to see you there!

Ga Ga Ball Courts:
We are trying new things, this week is a trial basis, It’s Grade 7/8s on court one and Grade 6/7 on court two.

We Create Change: Don’t forget our We Create Change campaign is going strong. Please consider donating your change to this great cause. One small gesture can make a huge impact in our world!

This is the final week that ROMS yearbook pre-orders are being accepted! Please ensure that Miss Cottier has received your yearbook order form by Thursday at 3pm.  Order forms are available from Miss Cottier, her homework website, and by the front office.  No miss out on this legendary book!

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

Canteen Tuesday: On sale at first recess tomorrow at the Canteen will be pizza bread, cookies & iced tea.



Qualifying matches for our City Championship team have begun so be sure to attend practices if you have entered the tournament. Please go to the ROMS Athletics website for all details related to badminton.

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.

Gr 8 Intra Murals: Notice to grade 8's to check the PE board for this week's intra-mural badminton games. 

Rugby: Game schedules can be found at lowerislandschoolsports.ca for the boys and the ROMS Athletics website for the girls.

All teams practice after school today from 3:15 - 4:45.

Track & Field: Sign up for all events will happen at practice, so be sure to attend. 


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.


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!


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