Daily Announcements

Thursday, April 18, 2019

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Thursday, April 18, 2019
by Donna Punt - Thursday, 18 April 2019, 9:18 AM

Thursday, April 18, 2019

Morning Radio News @ 9:05 am

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

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

Boys Group: A reminder that Boys' Group meet today at the Beginning of Advisory in the Blue Conference Room.

Drawing Club: Please see Ms. Kardash In Room 123 if you are interested in joining a Drawing Club Thursdays at Lunch starting April 11th! 

France Trip: The France trip meeting that was scheduled for today has been canceled and will be on Tuesday at 1:16 in Ms. Cottier’s room 222. This is for the 2019 and 2020 students.

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

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.

Science Challengers:
Please return your field trip consent forms as soon as possible.  Our last scheduled study session is next Tuesday at lunch recess

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

Pizza Day – Classes will be called in the following order: Cleanest Grounds: Thunderbird hallway, Raven, Wolf and then Orca hallway Helpers: Div 6-2 Wheatley

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


Badminton: Practicing at SECOND recess today is the grade 7 badminton team. This is a qualifying practice to all students registered in the City Championships qualifying tournament must attend.

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.


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.