Daily Announcements

Tuesday, April 23, 2019

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Tuesday, April 23, 2019
by Donna Punt - Tuesday, 23 April 2019, 9:23 AM

Tuesday, April 23, 2019

Morning Radio News @ 9:05 am

Band Sectionals:

All grade 6 percussionists have sectionals today.

All grade 6 band students have a rehearsal at 8am on Wednesday Apr. 24 and should arrive in uniform before traveling to perform at the Greater Victoria Performing Arts Festival.

Thinking about joining the band next year? There will be a band instrument tryout night on Wed, Apr 24 at 6:30 pm in the band room.  Any students who are interested in joining band for the first time next year are invited to attend.

France Trip 2019 & 2020: All 2019 France Trip Students and 2020 Students, meet at 1:16 today in Ms. Cottier's Room for an important meeting.

France Trip 2021: Any grade 6 students who want to travel to Europe in their grade 8 year, please see Mrs. Ryan at recess, at 11:23 today in room 234,

Girls Group:
Girls in rotation 1 will meet at Room 215 at Advisory today to make pizza. See you there!

Ga Ga Ball Courts:
Today on the courts will be grade 6's, tomorrow will be grade 7's.

Mountain Bike Club: Reminder to all interested Mountain bike Club members that our maintenance day is tomorrow. We will  run through our bikes at 1:16 in the Tech Ed wood shop so don't forget to bring your bike. See Mr. Kenny if you're interested.

Science Challengers:
Our last scheduled study session is today. If you can't make the meeting, please pop in to see Mr Azim today.

Student Leadership: A reminder that there will be student leadership today at 1:16 in the Art room.

We Create Change: This is the final week for the We Create Change Campaign and we are already at $300 of our $500 goal! Every cent of funds raised goes to help others in the developing countries that are not as fortunate as us! Every $25 provides clean water for an individual and $50 provides a goat for a family!  We are at 6 goats so far, can you help us get to ten as a school? Small change can create big impact!

Canteen Tuesday: On sale at first recess today will be pizza bread, cookies, smoothies & iced tea

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


Badminton: This week is the final week of qualifying matches for our City Championships team. Permission forms will be handed out to qualifying players later this week as the tournament for all grades starts next week at SMUS.

Gr 8 Intra Murals: Reminder to grade 8 divisions to check the PE board for this week's intra-mural badminton games and to sign-up for the championship tournament. 

Rugby: There will be a meeting for all grade 6/7 boys rugby player with Mr. Reston at FIRST recess in the Tech Ed room. All players must attend.

Track & Field: The next practice for running events is after school today with Mr Winkler.

Triple Jump:
Attention all students who are interested in participating in Triple Jump this year. Please meet Ms. Wheatley at "The Pit" during Lunch Recess on Wednesday and Friday this week. First timers are most welcome!


Student Learning Survey for Grade 7 students and parents, please refer to our main web page https://royaloak.sd63.bc.ca 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!