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April 1 - 5, 2019

posted Mar 31, 2019, 7:26 AM by Lois Braunberger ‎[Staff]‎

April 1 -5,  2019

This Week at River Oaks

Music Fest Trip: We are proud to announce that our Concert Band has been invited to participate in Music Fest, which is being held in Ottawa this year, May 13th and 14th.  This is the first time our band has received this invitation and we are so proud of them! This band will also be filmed playing O Canada, which will be shown at the Halton District School Board Leadership conference being held in August.  We are so proud of each member of the band - their hard work is paying off!!

Musical: The students and staff have been working very hard for our upcoming musical. We are into our final week of rehearsals. There will be after school rehearsals for ALL cast members on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday until 4:30, as well as on Monday April 8th until 7:30. ALL cast members as well as scheduled backstage crew members should be there. If you have not reserved your tickets yet, please do so. Here is the link:

The password is BATB2019

You do not want to miss this amazing show!. We will also be asking that everyone put your devices away as you enter our gym and be in the moment. We will be having the show professionally photographed and recorded. A link will be sent to families, at no cost, to access it all. We will also have a wonderful photo booth and some of our cast will be coming out at intermission as well as the end of the show to take pictures and sign autographs :)

We hope you will BE OUR GUEST April 9th, 10th, 11th.

River Oaks Public School and its School Council would like to invite all families and friends to take part in the River Oaks Multicultural Night. We need your help to bring the students some first-hand knowledge of the various cultures represented at our school and the broader community. The goal of this event is to celebrate our cultural diversity, embrace our differences, and have fun learning about the various cultures found in our own community.
           Event date: April 25th, 6:00 PM Set up. Doors open at 6:30 PM. Event ends 8:00 PM.
           Location: River Oaks Public School Gym
Students and their families attending will enjoy food, music, crafts, games and more! We hope to provide a unique opportunity for all families to get together and learn from each other. You can participate by hosting a table, volunteering or simply attending.

Please use the link below to participate. This form will close for entries on April 11th. Please let us know as soon as you can so we can reserve a table for you!


Pizza Day (first day of Term 3 pizza)

Concert Band Ottawa trip forms are due. Please make a payment on “School Cash” and sign and return the forms

Sr. Girls’ Basketball practice 1st break


Sr. Girls’ Basketball practice at 7:15am



Beauty and the Beast rehearsal after school

Grade One and Two Reading Club after school

Sr. Girls’ Basketball practice 2nd break


Sr. Girls’ Basketball practice at 7:15am

Sr. Girls’ Basketball Quarterfinals @ Munns (4pm)

Beauty and the Beast rehearsal after school

Eco Club first half of second break in room 133


Beauty and the Beast rehearsal after school

Hair Club, Grades 5 and 6, second half of second nutrition break, library

Beauty and the Beast Cast and Crew…..**Check our website for important information for practices and music clips to extend our rehearsals.

Coming up:

April 9, 10 & 11 Beauty and the Beast Musical

April 12: PD Day - NO school for students

April 19: Good Friday - NO school

April 22: Easter Monday - NO school

April 25: Multicultural Day and Evening

May 13-14: Concert Band to Music Fest in Ottawa

May 13-17: Spring Book Fair

May 14: Grade 7 HepB/HPV Vaccinations

May 16: Jump Rope for Heart

May 21-31: EQAO

June 6: Fun Fair

June 12-14: Grade 8 trip to Ottawa

June 19: Grade 8 Grad