Daily Announcements

Wednesday, June 19, 2019

 
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Wednesday, June 19, 2019
by Donna Punt - Wednesday, 19 June 2019, 9:24 AM
 


Wednesday, June 19, 2019


Morning Radio News @ 9:05 am


Band:
There will be a jazz band rehearsal on Thursday at 1:16pm in the band room.  Any grade 6 and 7 band students who are interested in joining for next year are invited to attend.


Band students please return any school rental instruments and method books to Mr. Bridgman by Friday, June 21.


Exams: A reminder to students and staff that there are many exams taking place throughout the school for the next few days. Please keep the hallways clear and quiet during class time. Thank you for your consideration.


French Exams: A reminder to all grade 8 students writing the french exam today to go to your block 2 class with a pencil, eraser and book to silent read if finished early. " Bonne Chance!" from Mme. Pratt.


Gaga Ball Courts: On the courts today is Grade 6’s, tomorrow is Grade 7’s.


Grade 8 Farewell

There are TWO more chances to buy your tickets:

THURSDAY, JUNE 20 (lunch activity time)

FRIDAY, JUNE 21 (lunch activity time)

NOTE: You cannot buy tickets at the door.

Lochside Helpers: A reminder to the students volunteering at the Lochside Fun Day – Please be at Lochside tomorrow by 8:30 am. See Mr. Bergeron for questions.

Lost & Found: Any unclaimed items will be donated to charity on Friday, June 21st.


Yearbook:
The 2018/2019 Yearbook has officially arrived. Additional copies will be available today at the office.  First come, first serve for $40 cash each.


Canteen today: Popcorn on sale today at first recess. Popcorn $1.50, This will be the final day of sales for popcorn.


ROMS SPORTS:

Athletics:
Reminder to all students who participated in Athletics this year and their parents, to please return all Royal Oak jerseys to the PE office before the end of the year, as we will need them in September.


Amazing Race: The third and final day of the Amazing Race ROMS is this Friday at second recess. All remaining teams are asked to come to the gym after advisory to compete. Changing into PE strip is highly recommended this day, as competitors may get wet. Who will win the2019 Amazing Race Royal Oak?!?


Grade 8 Intra Murals:
Notice to all grade 8's that there is intra-mural ball hockey in the gym at lunch today. 


ROMS PARENT REVIEW:


Attention: Gr 5 Parents coming into ROMS

Dear Gr 5 Parents,

I would like to invite you to attend our final Royal Oak PAC meeting of the year on Thurs, June 20th from 6-8pm.  Normally our PAC meets at 7pm, but we are going to be available at 6pm to meet with you to answer any questions you may have about the transition to middle school, and to give you a tour of the school.  The PAC exec will also be available to chat about opportunities to get involved  at Royal Oak (in whatever way it works with your schedule).  We hope you'll join us for this special opportunity to connect and learn a more about the school and our wonderful PAC!

Looking forward to seeing you,

Karen MacEwan

Homework Club: ***Last day of Homework club will be Friday, June 21st. 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.


ROMS PAC NEWS


Here is the Agenda for Thursdays PAC Meeting   (June 20th, 2019) Meeting starting at 6 pm to 8 pm.

 

  • Grade 5 families, coming to Royal Oak in September, at 6 pm Karen & Ken will meet with you to answer any questions you may have about the transition to middle school and to give you a tour of the school.  The PAC exec will also be available to chat about opportunities to get involved at Royal Oak (in whatever way it works with your schedule).  We hope you'll join us for this special opportunity to connect and learn more about the school and our wonderful PAC!

  • Administration Report

  • Approval of May minutes

  • Presidents Report

  • Treasures Report

  • COPACS update

  • Grade 8 Farewell update

 

 

Here are the current PAC positions still available:

 

A. The President/Co-President:

B. The Treasurer:

C. Fundraiser Co-ordinators (2 or more)


Grade 8 Farewell - Monday June 24th, 6:00pm, $15

There are TWO more chances to buy your tickets:

NEW!! THURSDAY, JUNE 20 (lunch activity time)

FRIDAY, JUNE 21 (lunch activity time)

NOTE: You cannot buy tickets at the door.

In addition to the original three Fridays in June, the Farewell Committee has added an extra day - this Thursday - for you to buy tickets.

The Grade 8 farewell event, called “A Black and White Farewell” will be an evening full of fun, food and friends.  It is a celebration of all the memorable times the Grade 8’s have shared at Royal Oak and a chance to wish them well as they head to high school. It is open to all Grade 8 students (please note: dress will be summer casual - any colour welcome). 

The Grade 8 Farewell is MONDAY, JUNE 24th at 6:00pm in the ROMS gym. TICKETS: $15.00 

 Your Grade 8 Farewell Team



Parent Sign up: In order for the Grade 8 Farewell Event to be successful we are asking Grade 8 parents for help by donating a few hours of their time; Please sign up for a time slot through Sign Up Genius using the following link: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/30E0C4BADAE2DAAF49-volunteer1

Please spread the word about this event to grade 8 parents who might not subscribe to the daily ROMS announcements and encourage them to volunteer to assist (and sign up for the daily announcements forum to stay informed).

If you are having trouble signing up through Sign Up Genius, please email Colleen McNamee directly at: mcwesty@shaw.ca and she would be happy to sign you up. 

Your Grade 8 Farewell Team