Daily Announcements

Tuesday, April 16, 2019

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Tuesday, April 16, 2019
by Donna Punt - Tuesday, 16 April 2019, 9:18 AM

Tuesday, April 16, 2019

Morning Radio News @ 9:05 am

Congratulations to M-6 the winners of the ROMS TV News contest….prizes coming your way!!


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

Band Registration: Band registration is open for next year, forms are due May 1st, please see Mr. Bridgman for more information.

Choir Practice: A reminder to choir members that there will be a practice today at 1:16 in the band room.

France 2019 & 2020 Trip: All students who traveled to France this year and those who are going next year in 2020, please meet at 1:16 today in Ms. Cottier's room. 

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.

Girls Group: Girls in rotation 2 will meet in Room 215 to make pizza today. See you all at Advisory. 

Homework Club: There will be no homework club tomorrow morning as Mr. Forrester has a meeting. You can join again on Thursday.

Pizza & Pellegrino Thursday:
This Thursday is Pizza and Pellegrino Day at Thursday! Four flavours of Pellegrino will be available for $2 per can.
Pizza $2.50 per slice!

Science Challengers: There is a meeting today in Mr Azim's room.  With just two weeks until our competition it's time to study.  Please bring your consent forms.

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!

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

Canteen tomorrow: Popcorn sold every Wednesday at first recess. Popcorn $1.50,


Badminton: The second exhibition play date is tomorrow versus Cedar Hill here at ROMS after school.

Girls Field hockey: Field Hockey players are reminded that all forms are due before Thursday - Game Day.

All  field hockey athletes must let Ms. Fuller or Ms. Wheatley know how they are getting to and from UVic on Thursday.

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

Mountain Bike Club: There will be a meeting today at 1:16 in the Art Room. New members welcome! Come join us for the season.


Parent Volunteers: In appreciation of your hard work, Mrs. MacEwan would like to invite parents and or guardians to attend the PAC meeting on Thursday, April 18th at 7:00 pm – she will be bringing appetizers to the meeting as a token of thanks!

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.