Daily Announcements

Thursday, October 17, 2019

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Thursday, October 17, 2019
by Taylor Musgrave - Thursday, 17 October 2019, 9:06 AM

ThursdayOctober 17, 2019

Morning Radio News @ 9:05 am

Basketball: There will be a mandatory/important meeting today for all grade 8 girls intending to play basketball this year in the gym at FIRST recess. This week's basketball practice schedule is posted on the ROMS Athletics website and on the PE office doors, and all teams who have received permission packages are reminded to return your forms to Mr. Menzies ASAP as games start next week!

ROMS Swim Team: The season has started for the Royal Oak Swim Team and we are still accepting students who would like to join. Please see Mr. Menzies if interested.

Cross Country: Congrats to the x country team who finished their season with one of the best races all year, with many personal bests. Ms. Wheatley,Ms. Smyth and Ms. Christie are very proud of your efforts in the rain and wind!

Grade 8 Boy’s Basketball: Notice to Mr. Stanchfield's grade 8 boys rec. basketball team of their practices Friday and Monday at lunch.

Screamfest: The Spooktacular Screamfest is next Wednesday and Thursaday at Claremont Secondary School. Tickets are $10, and are on sale outside the office. Don't miss out on this amazing event featuring mid-way games, a dunk tank, a Vortex Tunnel, and a Haunted Walk.

Student Vote: Student Vote is today, there are polling stations set up in the MPR. Make sure classes are registered and please bring your student ID. You can still vote without your ID.

Youth in Action: There is a Youth in Action meeting today in Ms. Cottier's room at first recess

Sectionals: There will be a grade 6 band sectional today at advisory time at 12:47 in the band room for all grade 6 trombone players.

Choir: Choir will be cancelled today and will resume on Tuesday with Mrs.Macewan.

Europe Trip 2021: Any grade 7's who are interested in travelling to Europe in their grade 8 year, please see Mrs. Ryan at recess, 11:23, today in her room today.

Craft Club: Craft Club is today at 1:16 pm in room 215.

Canteen: Chicken wings, Cookies, Iced tea

Lost and Found: Just a reminder that the lost and found is displayed in the lower hallway by the Canteen. Please have a look and grab your things. All unclaimed items will be donated on Friday October 18th.

Earthquake Drill: Just a reminder that we have an earthquake drill today at the beginning of block 2. Please make sure that you get to your block two classes right away today and listen to the announcements for instructions.


Grade 6 Immunization Consents: A reminder to all parents, whether consenting or declining immunizations, to have the consents back to the school. If you have any questions please call the School’s Public Health Nurse, Lesley Marsden, at 250-544-2411.

ROMS Athletic Website: Please go to the ROMS Athletics website and lowerislandschoolsports.ca for details on all school sports and programs.

Athletics News: Parents please go to the forum subscriptions and subscribe to the Athletics news. The news will be starting next week and updated as the Athletics happen at the school.


Grade 8 Families:

We are holding the first Grade 8 Farewell meeting in the Learning Commons today Oct. 17 at 7:00 pm. If you are interested in volunteering to help plan this event for the Grade 8 Class of 2020, we would love to see you there!! If you have any questions or comments, please contact Lynn Bartle at lbartle@shaw.ca