Daily Announcements

Thursday, April 25, 2019

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Thursday, April 25, 2019
by Donna Punt - Thursday, 25 April 2019, 9:19 AM

Thursday, April 25, 2019

Morning Radio News @ 9:05 am

Band Sectionals:

All grade 6 bass players have sectionals today.

There will be a jazz band rehearsal today at 1:30pm.

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

Drawing Club: A reminder that Drawing Club meets today at 1:16 in Ms. Kardash’s classroom 123

Ga Ga Ball Courts:
Today on the courts will be grade 8s. Tomorrow will be grade 6’s.

From the Learning Commons - Ms. Lindsay and Ms. Gaudet have decided to choose the winners for the Mystery Dot contest on Tuesday, April 30. You still have time to enter, but don't delay!

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.

Youth In Action: There is an important Youth in Action meeting on Thursday at 11:23am in Miss Cottier's room.  

Pizza Day tomorrow - $2.50 per slice

Canteen Thursday: On sale at recess today -mac & cheese, cookies & ice tea.


Badminton: The City Championships are next week and Mr. Menzies will announce our tournament team roster tomorrow for our grade 6 and 7 teams and on Monday for our grade 8 team.

Field Hockey: All field hockey players are reminded to let Ms. Fuller or Ms. Wheatley know how they are getting to our games at UVic today by First Recess today.

Rugby: Congratulations to our 6/7 boys and all girls rugby teams on their performances this week, and good luck to the grade 8 boys who play later today. 

Track & Field:

The first track and field meet of the season is on Thursday May 9th. Track and field practices are currently happening. Permission forms have been handed out and all participating students must hand these signed forms back to Mr.Menzies before they can go to track and field meets.

Triple Jump:
Please meet Ms. Wheatley at "The Pit" during Lunch Recess
tomorrow. 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 Welcme 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.