Registration for FANS Camp 2015 is now open. This is for all rising 9th graders as well as new students to OMHS for the 2015-2016 school year. The link to the registration form is on the OMHS homepage. Directions for submitting payment for the camp are on the registration form. If you are unable to complete online registration for FANS Camp, you can also pick up a form from the OMMS Guidance Center as well as the OMHS main office. If you have any questions, please contact one of the following:
Kendall Jackson – 682-5396 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Kristi Wade – 682-5201 or email@example.com
Jerry Riggins – 682-5201 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Those signed up for Theatre II, III, and IV 2015-2016 and who are not in Theatre now, go by Ms. Morgan’s room 123 for the audition handout.
Break a leg!
FBLA will have an end of year celebration tomorrow, May 7 during 7th period in Mrs. Triplett’s room #121. Come by for some refreshments and chat with fellow members. If you have not already picked up your club t-shirt you can do so during this time as well. Any FBLA t-shirts not claimed by May 13 will be donated to charity.
All athletes interested in running cross country next year need to pick up a packet from Coach Dudley in room 208 on the English hall. The information form in the packet is due no later than Friday, May 15th.
Senior Locker Clean Out will be this Wednesday May 6th during 7th period. Large trashcans will be in place for you to use.
Drama Club Meeting Tuesday – Friday Mornings 7:10 in Ms. Morgan’s Room 123 to nominate and vote – on Friday – for next year’s officers!!!!
Monday, May 11, 2015 at 6:30 P.M. Theatre II and III will present NIGHT OF IMPROV!!!!! Admission $ 2 Support OMHS Theatre!!!!!
Tuesday, May 12, 2015 at 6:30 P.M. Theatre IV will present SENIOR SHOW OFFS!!! ADMISSION $ 2
Break a Leg, Actors!!!!
The Heart of Dixie Cinderella pageant (available for all girls ages 4-24) will be Sat., May 9, at Oak Mountain Middle School. For information and entry details, go to email@example.com<mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org> call/text Barri Elizabeth Stephenson at 205-516-4246.
Summer School Registration is now online. The link to the registration can be found on the OMHS homepage. If you need to sign up for summer school, please submit the form as soon as possible. Each semester costs $200. Please make payment in the main office in order to complete your registration, and reserve your seat. If you have questions regarding which classes to sign up for, please contact the grade level counselor at 205-682-5201.
National Honor Society graduates who have not picked up their gold honor cords and tassels need to do so asap in Room 204. You prepaid for them with your dues.
Any rising 10th grade student who has signed up to take APUSH – 10th next year needs to meet with Mr. Dean in Room 110 any Wednesday during 7th period before the end of school to discuss summer reading/assignments.
Boys’ basketball tryouts will be May 19-22. You must see Coach Love to sign up before May 12. An updated physical must be on file before trying out.
All girls interested in trying out for the 2015-16 basketball teams may sign-up outside Mrs. Billing’s room 125. Tryouts will be May 11-15 from 3:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. in the gym. All participants must have an updated physical in order to participate. If you have any questions please contact Coach McGowan email@example.com
Coke Rewards Program Update! Thank you for all who have donated and sent in your bottle caps. We have collected over 1,500 caps! There is a new system of redemption. The program will now convert points/donations to straight cash for schools! What a great opportunity to raise money for our school. However, they only let individuals redeem 25 caps per week. Please keep sending in your caps, but if you can enter the points yourself through the www.mycokerewards.com website and donate them to Oak Mountain High School, that would be greatly appreciated. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Chris Dean at firstname.lastname@example.org.
In order to comply with the State of Alabama accountability law, the financial exhibits and school safety and discipline reports have been prepared by Shelby County Board of Education and are available on the system’s website. You may access this information through the Board’s official website at www.shelbyed.k12.al.us , then using the menu links, navigate to “District Information” – scroll to the Finance section and select “Financial Reports, Documents and Forms” – scroll to the Finance Reports section and select the PDF file for the “Financial Accountability Reports – FY2014”. The PDF files are reflected by funding source, cost center and program for your review.
Check out our online newspaper, The Eagle’s Eye, for the latest news about OMHS! www.omhseagleseye.com
Pre-Planned absences must be turned into the office one week prior to being absent to be considered for approval. A detailed letter explaining the absence must be attached. Vacations are not considered excused.
Seniors are allowed two college visits during the fall semester. Juniors are allowed one college visit in the spring semester. A college pre-planned absence must be submitted a week prior to the visit and documentation must be submitted verifying the visit occurred.
As life-long learners at OMHS, we are always working to improve ourselves as educators in order to better help our students. We set yearly goals and reflect on those goals throughout the school year. At the end of the year, we reflect on whether or not we met those goals and again start the process for improvement. Please view OMHS Continuous Improvement Plan. It can be found on our website under the category About OMHS.
ACT Deadline Approaching
The Registration Deadline for the June 13 ACT is Friday, May 8. This is a great time for our juniors to take the ACT again before they start applying to college in August/September 2015.
Did you know . . .
• The ACT is accepted by all US colleges and universities.
• The ACT test score is based on the number of correct answers—no points deducted for guessing.
• The ACT Writing Test is optional—not all colleges and universities require a writing test for admission.
• It’s the nation’s #1 most-taken college entrance exam.
• Your students will receive personalized career information based on strengths, weaknesses, and interests.
Any student interested in volunteering at Shelby Baptist Medical Center over the summer can pick up an application in the Counseling Center. Students must be at least 14 and completed 9th grade. The deadline to submit the application to Shelby Baptist is May 14th.
Samford University will be hosting the Minority Youth Science Academy (MYSA) June 28 –July 1. This is a four-day program offering college prep and mentoring for outstanding minority students who aspire to careers in the sciences. For more information and to register visit samford.edu/departments/diversity.
Seniors and senior parents: Please be aware that you must send your ACT/SAT score to the university or college to which you are applying from the testing agency! Also, if you are having questions about college admissions process or financial aid, you may have your questions answered by going to the Counseling Blog on the OMHS website, clicking on SENIORS and opening the link to the OMHS College Handbook.
GIVE ME FIVE OPPORTUNITIES
DOES YOUR YOUTH NEED COMMUNITY SERVICE HOURS? If so, your youth may earn community service hours at Asbury UMC (6690 Cahaba Valley Road) by volunteering to work at any of the summer camps which include: soccer, chess, softball, cartooning/painting, basketball, football, volleyball, twirling, lacrosse and lego and also helping with snacks and craft time. For info, text or call Ellen Dean at 205 862 8653 or email –email@example.com
There has been some minor changes to the Give Me Five requirements this year. School hours can only be counted if it is working for an outside NPO or if it is for a community-wide fundraiser. If you have any questions, please ask your Social Studies teacher or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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