Welcome to ROMS!

Letter from the Principal

Hello Class of 2030 and Families,

Welcome to Royal Oak Middle School. We are very excited to have you join us in the fall of 2023 at ROMS! We wanted to create this newsletter to keep you updated on all of the exciting events coming your way this spring, over the summer, and most importantly...in the fall when you are officially BULLDOGS. We truly cannot wait to make you all apart of our family.

First, I wanted to introduce myself. My name is Kristin Meldrum and I am already headed into my 2nd year as principal of Royal Oak Middle School. My first year here has been amazing and I can't wait to get started and to meet you all. This is my 16th year in education and I am so blessed to be able to spend it with the wonderful staff here. I live in Royal Oak with my family and we enjoy going to all of the parks, taking lots of walks, and heading to our cabin when we can. If you see us out and about, do not hesitate to say hello!

This newsletter is meant to inform and keep you updated. Please let me know if there is any additional information you think all families could benefit from.

Looking forward to all of the fun times ahead!

Kristin Meldrum

Principal, ROMS


Elementary Visits Presentation

Here is the PowerPoint that Mr. Henshaw and Ms. Laurence have presented to 5th grade students!

Important Dates!

Administration and Counseling Visits to Elementary Schools

February 22, 2023

9:30 - 10:30 Oak Ridge Elementary

1:15 - 2:00 Addams Elementary

February 23, 2023

1:15 - 2:00 Upton Elementary

February 24, 2023

9:00 - 10:00 Northwood Elementary

10:30 - 11:25 Oakland Elementary

1:15 - 2:00 Keller Elementary

Instrument Petting Zoo at Each Elementary

February 27, 28, and March 1, 2023

5th Grade Students to ROMS

March 7, 2023: Northwood and Addams

March 9, 2023: Oakland and Upton

March 10, 2023: Oakridge and Keller

Class of 2030 Family Open House at ROMS

March 22, 2023 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Open House Presentation

Instrument Fittings for Band & Orchestra @ Royal Oak High School

April 11, 2023 through April 13, 2023

Scheduling Forms Due (via Google Form) DATE UPDATED!!!

April 28, 2023

Bulldog Bound @ ROMS (More details to follow)

Wednesday, August 16, 2023

First Day of School

Monday, August 28, 2023

Meet the Administration

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Dan Colligan, ROMS Assistant Principal (Students with last names A-K)


Kristin Meldrum, ROMS Principal


Jason Henshaw, ROMS Assistant Principal (Students with last names L-Z)


Meet the Counselors for 2023-2024

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Meet our Special Education Teacher Consultant

Do you have a student with an IEP? This is our ROMS Special Education Teacher Consultant, Amanda Glappa. Please reach out to connect if you have any questions.


The MYP is a challenging framework that encourages students to make practical connections between their studies and the real world. The MYP is a five-year programme, which can be implemented in a partnership between schools, or in several abbreviated (two, three or four year) formats. Students who complete the MYP are well-prepared to undertake the IB Diploma Programme (DP) or Career-related Programme (CP).The MYP curriculum framework comprises eight subject groups, providing a broad and balanced education for early adolescents. The MYP requires at least 50 hours of teaching time for each subject group, in each year of the programme. In the final two years of the programme, carefully-defined subject group flexibility allows students to meet local requirements and personal learning goals (IBO.org)

Click here to learn more.

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Here are some of the clubs that were offered this year! Times and dates will be determined next year, but this is a great conversation to have with your student about the options they have to get involved at ROMS.
Here are the sports offerings we had this year at ROMS. Times/dates would be determined next year, but this is a great conversation to have with your student about the options they have to get involved at ROMS.
Strategies for Students: How to Open a Combination Lock
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Who is ready for zip lining, making new friends, and eating yummy camp food? We are so excited to going to Copneconic again for our two extended-day camps. The 6th grade students had a BLAST this year.

Check out this video of our campers having the BEST time!

6th Grade Camp Interviews
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This is Royal Oak Middle School