The Guidance Center will be looking for candidates from the junior class for The 2017 Alabama Girls State and Boys State.
Alabama Girls State will be held on the University of Alabama Campus. Girls State is described as a laboratory of practical government, policies, and citizenship. Students must be in the junior class and entering their senior year and have an interest in government and current events, high moral character, strong leadership and above average scholastic standing. OMHS may send 2 participants at their own expense which is $200 each.
Alabama Boys State will be held from on the campus of the University of Alabama. The purpose of Boys State is to educate our youth in the duties and privileges of American citizenship. It is a program of training in the practical aspects of government. Students must be juniors entering their senior year, have an outstanding academic record and leadership potential and an interest in government. OMHS may select up to 7 students and the cost to attend is $225 each.
To be considered for selection for Girls State or Boys State, please bring your resume to the Guidance Center by March 23rd.
Junior College Parent Presentation 2016 (2) – January 14, 2016
Heres a link to the PowerPoint presentation done January 14th for 2017 graduates and their parents.
OMHS College Handbook
This booklet is a compilation of information which will answer many of the questions you may have heading into your senior year. After you read through it, please let Mrs. Holder or Mr. Deavers know if you have any questions.
Admissions Requirements for the Class of 2014 (2)
College Admissions requirements for selected schools in Alabama and throughout the southeast
Juniors 2014-15 Fall
Powerpoint Presentation from August 25, 2014 for parents of juniors
Collegeboard – My Big Future
Collegeboard (SAT/PSAT) has introduced a free, interactive program to help students/parents make a plan for college, explore careers, search colleges, and build their college lists. It is never too early to get started in this important process. Visit https://bigfuture.collegeboard.org to get started.