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πŸ“£ Join the Conversation: "Let's Talk about Va**ng" presented by ROMS PTSA! πŸš­πŸ—£οΈ
πŸ“… Date: February 15th πŸ•– Time: 7:00 pm πŸ“ Location: Board Room, School District Offices (800 Devillen)
The Royal Oak Community Coalition will guide us through this crucial discussion. Let's empower ourselves with knowledge about va**ng and its impact. πŸ’¬πŸš«

πŸ‘‰ Register here to secure your spot and ensure an accurate headcount:

For any inquiries, feel free to reach out to [email protected]. Let's work together for a healthier community! 🌐🀝 **ng

Royal Oak School Board Meeting - February 8th, 2024 02/08/2024

🀝 Tonight's Board of Education meeting will begin at 6:30 PM, in person at 800 DeVillen in Royal Oak or live on WOAK and the district's YouTube channel. πŸ“Ί

πŸ”—Board meeting link:

Royal Oak School Board Meeting - February 8th, 2024 Royal Oak School Board Meeting - February 8th, 2024. Live from Royal Oak Schools Administration Building. Live stream begins at 6:55 pm. Meeting begins at 7:...

Music from Be Inclusive Assembly 02/08/2024

Get ready to feel the positive vibes and witness the magic of music bringing the spirit of unity to Oakland Elementary School! 🎢🌈

Oakland Elementary students and staff were treated to the uplifting tunes of Joe Reilly during their Be Inclusive assembly! 🎡

They sang and danced to melodies that beautifully captured the essence of inclusivity, empathy, and being our best selves. 🌟
πŸ‘‰ Check out the highlights here:

Music from Be Inclusive Assembly Oakland Elementary students and staff enjoyed the music of Joe Reilly during their Be Inclusive assembly. They sang and danced to songs that revolved around ...


πŸŽ‰ Join us in a round of applause for Lindsey Potterack, our Royal Oak Middle School Teacher of the Year! πŸ†

Lindsey's passion for nurturing student growth truly exemplifies the spirit of Royal Oak Schools.

πŸŒŸπŸ“šπŸŽ Thank you, Lindsey, for your outstanding contributions to our school community!


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Did they just hear it's a snow day? Did they pass their exams? What could be going on? β˜ƒπŸ“–πŸ€”
Tell us what you think in the comments below!


🌟 Celebrating Student Achievements! πŸŽ“πŸŒˆ

Over the past month, 14 talented high school students from our 'Beyond the Bell' program have been interning at Cranbrook. πŸ›οΈ Their dedication and hard work have resulted in an incredible exhibit! 🐚⭐🌊

Join us this Saturday from 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM at the Cranbrook Institute of Science to witness the culmination of their efforts. Let's show our support for these budding talents! πŸ™ŒπŸ‘


The regular meeting of the Royal Oak Schools Board of Education takes place on Thursday, February 8, at 6:30 PM at the Administrative Offices in Royal Oak.


⛸️ One more day of free skating at The Rink at Royal Oak awaits our students today! πŸ—“οΈπŸŽ‰
πŸ‘« Students, grab your school IDs for a fun-filled day on the ice. Elementary students join with a parent or guardian who can share the school details. It's a fantastic opportunity for our community to come together and enjoy some winter fun! β„οΈπŸ˜Ž

Remember, skate rentals are available for $5.
Lace-up those skates, and let's make it a memorable day on the ice! β›ΈοΈπŸŒŸ


🎀 Remembering the incomparable Aretha Franklin, a true icon in music, activism, and artistry. 🌟

From singer and songwriter to pianist and actress, she graced the world with a multi-octave vocal range that touched millions. Her six-decade career left an indelible mark, inspiring us to celebrate talent, resilience, and a commitment to justice. 🎢✨

Photos from Royal Oak Schools's post 02/07/2024

Check out the excitement as Northwood Elementary School 2nd graders, under the guidance of Ms. Villarreal, embarked on a unique measurement adventureβ€”using giant feet! πŸ‘£πŸ“

Our young learners had a blast discovering the world of measurements in a creative and engaging way. πŸŽ‰πŸ¦Ά


🌟 Celebrating Our Outstanding Counselors during National Counseling Week! πŸ™Œ
A big thank you to CCHS Counselor Paul Surdenik! 🀝
Your dedication and guidance make a difference in the lives of our students. β™₯β™₯🏫
Happy National Counseling Week! πŸŽ‰πŸŒ


πŸŽ‰ Fantastic news! πŸŽ‰

🎢 Congratulations to the ROHS Chamber Singers 🎀 on their outstanding achievement at the MSVMA's District IV Solo & Ensemble Festival. πŸ† They received a Division I rating (the highest) and will continue to State in April! 🌟

Royal Oak High School

An Inside Look at Royal Oak High School's Co-op Program 02/07/2024


Our talented Co-op student, Senior Sam Klonke, has produced an amazing video providing an inside look at Royal Oak High School's Co-op program! 🏫✨ Dive into the behind-the-scenes of this enriching experience available for students.

πŸ‘‰ Watch the video here: 🌐🌟
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An Inside Look at Royal Oak High School's Co-op Program This video gives an inside look at Royal Oak High School's co-op program


Navigating the digital world with your kids can be challenging. Here are some practical tips to help ensure they stay safe online and grow into responsible digital citizens.

1️⃣ Open Communication πŸ—£οΈ
Keep the conversation flowing. Encourage your children to share their online experiences and concerns with you.
2️⃣ Set Boundaries ⏰
Establish clear rules for screen time and device usage. Balance is key!
3️⃣ Online Etiquette 🀝
Teach them the importance of kindness, respect, and empathy in their online interactions.
4️⃣ Privacy Awareness πŸ”’
Help them understand the importance of safeguarding personal information and recognizing online threats.
5️⃣ Explore Together 🌟
Dive into the digital world with your kids. Learn about the apps and platforms they use.
6️⃣ Safety Tools πŸ›‘οΈ
Familiarize yourself with parental control tools and privacy settings to protect your child online.
7️⃣ Be a Role Model πŸ™Œ
Setting a good example is key. Show kids what it means to be a responsible digital citizen.

Digital citizenship is more important than ever and something we value here at [School Name]. We're here to support you in nurturing responsible and safe online behavior. Together, we can raise tech-savvy and respectful digital citizens! πŸ’»πŸ‘¨β€πŸ‘©β€πŸ‘§β€πŸ‘¦


🌟 Appreciating Our Amazing Counselors during National Counseling Week! πŸ™Œ
Thank you, ROMS Counselors - Michael Betman, Samantha Ellis, Carrie Laurence, and Sanja Thelen!
Your dedication and guidance make a difference in our students' lives. We appreciate all that you do! πŸŒŸπŸ€—
Happy National Counseling Week! πŸŽ‰πŸŒ

Photos from Royal Oak Schools's post 02/06/2024

Have you heard of the Chill Zone? β˜ƒπŸ§

We are delighted to share that Addams Elementary School has introduced a game-changer: the Chill Zone! πŸ§˜β€β™‚οΈπŸ§‘

This innovative space has quickly become a vital resource for our students, providing a tranquil retreat to re-regulate their bodies and emotions in a safe, calm environment. 🌿

Kudos to Addams Elementary for creating a space fostering emotional well-being and supporting our students' growth! πŸ™ŒπŸ“š


πŸ† Exciting News! 🌿 We're thrilled to announce that Royal Oak Schools has been honored with a prestigious certificate from the Alliance of Coalitions for Healthy Communities, recognizing our unwavering commitment to maintaining a tobacco-free environment.

πŸ“Š The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) recently unveiled its comprehensive Tobacco-Free Report Card, assessing K-12 public school districts statewide. We are proud to share that our district achieved the highest rating reflecting our dedication to a healthier and smoke-free atmosphere.

πŸ™Œ Kudos to everyone involved in shaping a tobacco-free environment for our students and staff! 🌟🚭 Michigan Department of Health and Human Services Royal Oak Community Coalition (ROCC)


🌟 Staff Shout-Out Alert! 🌟

A heartfelt congratulations to Chrissy Gagnon for receiving a well-deserved anonymous nomination! πŸ‘ Chrissy, your patience and compassion are truly inspiring, positively impacting the well-being and growth of each child you work with.

Your nomination read that you "genuinely care about each child's well-being and growth. Chrissy is a ray of sunshine in our building."

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πŸ₯Š Honoring the legendary Joe Louis, boxing's longest-reigning "Heavyweight Champion of the World." 🌟 His remarkable legacy and dedication continue to inspire generations. A trailblazing African-American icon, Joe Louis captivated hearts and paved the way for greatness. πŸ₯ŠπŸ‘Š


🌟 We had an incredible session for our interested 10th graders to learn more about the International Baccalaureate (IB) program. πŸ“š

Experienced Royal Oak High School 11 and 12 grade IB students shared their insights, experiences, and the amazing journey they've had so far.

πŸ—£οΈπŸ’‘ It was a fantastic opportunity to get a firsthand account of the challenges, triumphs, and unique aspects that make the IB program stand out.

A big thank you to everyone who participated! πŸ™ŒπŸŒβœ¨


πŸŽ‰πŸ“š Celebrating National School Counseling Week 2024! (Feb. 5-9) 🌟
Sponsored by the American School Counselor Association (ASCA), this week shines a spotlight on the invaluable contributions of school counselors across U.S. school systems. 🏫 Their dedication makes a tremendous impact, guiding students toward school success and assisting in career planning. πŸš€ Let's take a moment to express our gratitude to our Royal Oak Schools counselors – drop a thank-you in the comments below! πŸ™ŒπŸ‘©β€πŸ«πŸ‘¨β€πŸ«


Let's celebrate the excellence in our community! πŸŽ‰ Meet Tracie Dixon! πŸ‘©β€πŸ« Tracie is a Special Education Teacher at Royal Oak Middle School.

Tracie feels blessed to teach special education at "thee Royal Oak Middle School." She says, "I love teaching in Royal Oak because we have the very best kids, including my own. In my spare time, I love to run, support my kids doing the things they love, and sit in silence in my car for extended periods." πŸƒπŸ»β€β™€οΈπŸ€—β™₯πŸš—πŸ˜Ά


Show Wear Sale going on now!
A variety of t-shirts and hoodies available in black and white with graphic as shown.
Please order by Wednesday 3/7 so we can get the order in!


πŸŽ₯✨ Check out the MLK Day Highlight Video capturing the incredible moments from "A Day On, Not a Day Off" with Royal Oak Schools, Berkley Schools, Clawson Schools, and our surrounding cities! πŸŒπŸ’™πŸ’š
🌟 Witness the collective efforts of our community coming together to honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s legacy through service and unity. 🀝 From meaningful projects to impactful collaborations, the video showcases the spirit of togetherness that defines our .
πŸ‘ Let's celebrate the power of unity and shared commitment to making a positive impact! πŸŒˆπŸ“½οΈπŸ”—

Photos from Royal Oak Schools's post 02/02/2024

πŸš€ Oakland Elementary School's 3rd Graders rocked STEM Day at Lawrence Technological University! πŸ”¬πŸŒŸ

They explored exciting STEM fields, sparking curiosity for innovative careers. This aligns with our mission, preparing students for a dynamic world.

Kudos to our young scientists and LTU! 🌍πŸ₯ΌπŸ”­


🌟 Welcome, Stephanie Martens, to the Royal Oak Schools community! 🌳

Having you join the Upton Elementary School team as a Clerk is fantastic. πŸ¦‰

πŸŽ‰ Stephanie has a very fun fact to share...she personally kept score for Tiger Woods at the 1996 Buick Open in Grand Blanc. πŸŒπŸΏβ€β™‚οΈ She says they talked on and off over 18 holes and that he was very kind! β›³


πŸŽ‰ Join us in celebrating our very own Royal Oak Middle School Assistant Principal, Jason Henshaw, who has been selected for the prestigious Michigan Leadership for Equity and Transformation Fellowship. πŸ‘πŸ‘¨β€πŸ«

This 18-month project-based fellowship is a testament to Jason's dedication to educational access and success for all students across Michigan, with a powerful emphasis on equity and transformative leadership. πŸ“šβœ¨

Michigan College Access Network Michigan Association of Secondary School Principals (MASSP)


Think Spring!


Amanda Gorman is most recognized for reading her poem β€œThe Hill We Climb” at the 2021 inauguration of U.S. Pres. Joe Biden.

Photos from Royal Oak Schools's post 02/01/2024

πŸ“£ Our monthly district newsletter is now live, packed with updates, highlights, and inspiring stories! πŸ“°
🀿 Dive into the heart of and stay connected.
πŸ”— Access the newsletter here:

Inside, discover the incredible achievements of our students and staff, the latest happenings, and the warmth of our inclusive community. πŸ’™πŸ’š

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Our school communities offer a variety of programs to reach every student. In addition to the city’s regular national recognition as one of the best places to raise a family, the school district is consistently recognized for what it offers, including:

  • A comprehensive curriculum

  • Social and emotional supports for all students

  • Exceptional fine arts programs
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    πŸŽ₯✨ Check out the MLK Day Highlight Video capturing the incredible moments from "A Day On, Not a Day Off" with Royal Oak ...
    Royal Oak Schools has Spirit! πŸ¦πŸ“£Post your pics below showing your spirit for the #DetroitLions.#ROSCommunityofExcellence...
    Keller Elementary students on MLK day.
    πŸ“£πŸŒ Guest Speaker: Adolescent Health & Social Media πŸŒπŸ“£Join us on January 29th for an enlightening evening with guest spea...
    Oak Ridge Elementary School proudly held its annual "March On Oak Ridge" πŸ‘Ÿβœ¨ to honor and celebrate the enduring legacy o...
    You have the power to make this week amazing!#ROSCommunityOfExcellence #MotivationalMonday
    πŸŽ‰ Check out these student-produced highlights of the Ravens Quad Match against Birmingham and West Bloomfield! πŸ€Όβ€β™‚οΈ Who ...
    The family opportunities fair is happening right now until 730! Come on down to 800 DeVillen, get a bite to eat and meet...
    πŸ“£ Hey Royal Oak Schools families! πŸ“… Join us at the Family Opportunities Fair on January 18 from 5:30 - 7:30 PM at the Ad...
    πŸ€ Don't miss out on the exciting highlights of our TRAILS students taking on the Bloomfield Hills PREP students in a thr...
    Students and staff are pumped up for the Detroit Lions playoff run! πŸ¦πŸˆπŸ“£#GoLions #ROSCommunityofExcellence





    800 DeVillen Avenue
    Royal Oak, MI

    Opening Hours

    Monday 7:30am - 4:30pm
    Tuesday 7:30am - 4pm
    Wednesday 7:30am - 4:30pm
    Thursday 7:30am - 4:30pm
    Friday 7:30am - 4:30pm
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