Daily Announcements

Wednesday, April 17, 2019

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Wednesday, April 17, 2019
by Donna Punt - Wednesday, 17 April 2019, 9:26 AM

Wednesday, April 17, 2019

Morning Radio News @ 9:05 am


Grade 8 Band, Jazz Band, and Choir students participating on the Elementary Tour trip should meet in the band room at the beginning of homeroom today.

Band Sectionals: All grade 6 saxophone players have sectionals tomorrow at 1:16

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

Eagles Club: All members of the Eagles Club meet today in block 2 in Rm 215.  See Ms Noel if you have any questions.

Ga Ga Ball Courts:
It’s Grade 8s only on the courts the rest of this week.

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!

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 at first recess today at the canteen. $1.50 per bag.

Canteen Thursday: On sale at recess tomorrow cookies & ice tea.


Badminton: All badminton players are reminded that exhibition playdate #2 versus Cedar Hill is today after school, here at ROMS. Please come to the gym after school ready to play.

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. 

Gr 6/7 Boys Rugby: All members of the gr 6/7 boys rugby team meet Mr. Reston at 1:16 in the wood shop for a brief meeting.

Track & Field: The next practice is tomorrow morning at 8:00am. 


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.