The Lady Eagles Basketball team will play in the Area Tournament at Hoover High School; tip-off is at 6:30 p.m. Everyone please come out and support this great group of girls!
The yearbook staff is opening up more pages for senior ads. Please contact Melissa Dixon at email@example.com for information and pricing.
SGA applications are due by Friday at 3:00 p.m.
There will be an interest meeting for those trying out for cheerleader or mascot for the 2016-17 school year on February 25th at 6:30 p.m. in the Library Media Center. Email firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions prior to the meeting.
Tickets for the 7A Area 5 Boys Basketball Tournament are available for purchase online at preptix.com.
Boys Basketball Area Tourney starts on Thursday, February 11th at Oak Mountain High School. The championship game is on Saturday, February 13 at 7:00 p.m. All tickets are $6. Eagle Club and Student passes will NOT be accepted.
Game 1 – Thompson vs Hoover at 6:00 p.m.
Game 2 – Tuscaloosa County vs Oak Mountain at 7:30 p.m.
Footloose Auditions will be Wednesday, February 10 and Thursday, February 11. We are actively seeking talented students who can sing, act, dance, or do ALL three! We also need students to help with stage crew, lighting, sound, make-up, set construction, costumes, tickets, advertising, and concessions. Interested? You need to do the following:
- Pick up green audition form from Mr. Zauchin, Ms. Windle, or Mr. Bender; fill out and hand-in at your audition.
- Sign up for a time and date on the choir room door.
Attention juniors and seniors: Prom is April 16th at the Carriage House in Park Crest, Hoover, AL. This is a brand new and amazing facility, please make plans to attend! The theme is “The big easy…. and all that jazz” Tickets go on sale Monday, March 7 in the lunchroom. Tickets are $80 per couple if purchased before spring break and $100 after. See MRS. LEMLEY in room 304 if you have any questions.
The OMHS Counseling Center will host a Financial Aid Workshop for seniors and their parents on Tuesday, February 9, 2016 at 6:00 p.m. OMHS counselors will discuss the financial aid process and provide information on completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). The workshop will be held in the OMHS Media Center, so park at the front of the building near the flag pole.
We will be offering Makerspaces to students in the media center fall 2016. A makerspace is a place where students can gather to learn, create, invent, tinker, explore and discover using a variety of tools and materials.
The following is a list of donations we need to get started. Donations will be accepted now…
Paper tubes (paper towel rolls, etc)
Rubber bands (all sizes)
Markers, crayons, colored pencils
Duct tape (all colors/designs)
Any and everything you think could be used for arts and crafts
Old blenders, mixers, etc (small appliances that can be taken apart)
SAVE THE DATE – APRIL 25th The Oak Mountain High School Athletic Booster Club invites you to participate in the 18th Annual Golf Tournament. It will be held during the afternoon of Monday, April 25th at Inverness Country Club. More information and details will come out at a later date.
The Miss OMHS Pageant has been changed to March 4, 2016 in the OMHS Performing Arts Center. Please see Mrs. Hart, Mrs. Dixon, or Mrs. Blakemore if you would like to participate.
Don’t forget to check out The Eagle’s Eye online newspaper at www.omhseagleseye.com for all the latest news at OMHS.
The Herb Hanes- Bill Sparks Scholarship Fund– Must have participated in an athletic activity; accepted into a four year Alabama college; application which is located in the Guidance Center. Deadline is May 18, 2016.
American Society of Civil Engineers
The Birmingham Branch of the American Society of Civil Engineers is offering a scholarship to high school seniors. The scholarship is restricted to students who attend a civil engineering program at a university or college in Alabama that has been accredited. The application deadline is March 31 and applications are available in the OMHS Counseling Center. The scholarship winner will be notified by May 6, 2016 and the award check will be mailed directly to the chosen engineering school upon enrollment. If you have any questions, contact Susan Goertz at email@example.com or call 205-991-5519.
Coosa Pines Federal Credit Union Scholarship
Coosa Pines Federal Credit Union will be awarding fifteen $1,000 scholarships to graduating high school members planning to pursue post secondary education in the fall of 2016. The scholarships will be awarded to students, Coosa Pines FCE members, who exemplify credit union values of personal and civic responsibility through their grades, extracurricular activities essay responses, letter(s) of recommendation, and /or community service. The deadline for application is Friday, April 1, 2016. Applications are available in the OMHS Counseling Center.
The Birmingham Chapter of the American Association of Blacks in Energy will be offering the following scholarships:
1) The Premier Award of $5,000 will be awarded to a high school senior with a GPA of B or better who demonstrates superior achievement and community involvement. 2) The Principal’s Choice Award of $750 is awarded to a striving C-student who exhibits potential for success in college. Applicants for this award must be recommended by their attending school’s principal or assistant principal in the form of a letter submitted to AABE. Deadline for submission is March 4, 2016. See Mrs. Huff in the Guidance Center for details and application.
The North Shelby Inverness Rotary Club announces its 2016 “Service above Self” Academic Scholarship. There will be two $1,200 recipients selected this year. The purpose of this award is to recognize students who have demonstrated humanitarian service in any form at any level with emphasis on personal volunteer efforts. For more detail on this scholarship, see Mrs. Huff in the Guidance Center. Deadline is March 15, 2016.
GIVE ME FIVE OPPORTUNITIES
Volunteers are needed to help with our 9th Annual Easter Egg Hunt. Help is needed from 9:00 a.m. until 2:30 p.m., March 26, 2016. Volunteers will need to arrive by 9:00 a.m. Activities that we will need help with are face painting, cake hop, placing out eggs, Easter Bunny, moonwalks, and more. If you would like to volunteer, please contact Emily at firstname.lastname@example.org or 205-620-2520. We need to know by March 11, 2016.
Last year, OMHS agreed to sell Coca-Cola products at all high school events/functions. Coca-Cola has a redemption program for the codes that are underneath caps and in 12-packs boxes. These codes can be redeemed and donated to schools for money. This is free money that can be used for our school! WE NEED YOUR HELP! Please donate any caps that you can. Also, the redemption program only allows 75 points per email address a week, so if you can, please sign-up at mycokerewards.comand enter the codes and donate to OMHS. Anyone interested in helping collect caps from games or entering codes please come see Mr. Dean in Rm. 110. Give Me Five credit can be earned! If you have any questions, please email me at email@example.com.