The Oak Mountain Swim Team will compete against the best swimmers in the state at the AHSAA State Swimming and Diving Championships held at Auburn University’s Aquatic Center this Friday, December 6th from 3:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. and Saturday, December 7th from 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. This is the championship meet and will feature swimmers already committed to Auburn, Alabama, and many other elite NCAA swim teams. Please join us this weekend at the Auburn University Aquatic Center next to Jordan-Hare Stadium.
Our Oak Mountain Robotics team (High Tech Solutions) will compete in the Regional South’s BEST competition at Auburn University this Saturday, December 7 from 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. and Sunday, December 8 from 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. The event will be at the AU basketball arena. This is an amazing event with about 50 top teams from 8 states competing in multiple categories. Come join us in
Miss OMHS Pageant registration forms and payment are due to Mrs. Dixon no later than Monday, December 16. No late forms will be accepted.
CHRISTMAS DINNER AT THE OAK! “Christmas Dinner at the Oak” will be held Friday, December 6 at 6:30 p.m. in the OMHS Cafeteria. Enjoy a plethora of Christmas favorites with holiday music provided by the OMHS Jazz and Chamber Ensembles while eating a delicious dinner of lasagna, salad, bread, beverages, and dessert. Tickets are $20 for adults and $15 for students age 18 and under. This ticket will include admission to the event, dinner for the evening, and a BONUS ticket to our Winter Concert featuring the Symphonic Band and Wind Ensemble on Thursday, December 12 in the PAC at 6:00 P.M. The OMHS Band is anticipating much growth next year and beyond and your support at this fundraiser will aide in the purchase of additional uniforms and instruments. See any band member to reserve your dinner reservation or visit the band website at www.oakmountainband.com.
All athletes interested in being on the OMHS Outdoor Track and Field team need to pick up a packet from Coach Dudley in room 208 on the English hall. All paperwork must be turned in by Friday, December 13th for athletes to be considered for a spot on the team.
On January 27, Josten’s will return to place orders for cap/gowns. On February 4 and 5, Josten’s will return to collect payment for the senior fee which will be $85. This fee includes payment for cap, gown, diploma, diploma cover, rental of the Bartow Arena and other senior related expenses.
Attention juniors’ and seniors’: This year’s prom will be April 5th. Please mark your calendars for a fun event!
Be sure to visit the OMHS PTO page, www.omhspto.com for volunteer information, general questions and monthly highlights.
Parents – ALL students should be picked up in the front of the school before 3:15 p.m. Thanks for helping keep our traffic running smoothly!
The Eagle’s Eye newspaper is now online. Please visit www.omhseagleseye.com for the news site of Oak Mountain High School.
AUBURN UNIVERSITY ANNNOUNCES THE FOLLOWING: The deadline for applications for scholarships was December 1st, since we have the new AUSOM app; students had to have been admitted, and fill out their AUSOM application by December 1st. Since it is the first year we have used the new AUSOM app, we have decided to extend the deadline for scholarship applications. Please inform your students that we will accept scholarship applications until February 1st
Lois Pickard Scholarship Competition: The Lois Pickard Scholarship Competition is open to serious and gifted young musicians ages 12 – senior in high school. Students of string, brass, winds, percussion and piano are eligible to enter in one category only. Entrants must be legal US residents. The winners must be available to perform for the Lois Pickard Scholarship Award Luncheon on Thursday, February 20, 2014 as this is the time that scholarships are awarded. The competition will be Saturday, January 11 at Birmingham-Southern College Concert Hall. The entry fee is $35 with checks made payable to Symphony Volunteer Council. The entry deadline is December 28, 2013. Registration information is available in the OMHS Counseling Center. For more information contact Rosalind Rust at 205-879-4944 or email@example.com.
Announcements and Scholarship information have been added to the OMHS Counselors’ Blog. Visit the Blog weekly to get important information for your students. The OMHS Counselors’ Blog can be found at http://podcasts.shelbyed.k12.al.us/omhs-counselors/ or go to the OMHS web page under the tab “Counseling”.
GIVE ME FIVE OPPORTUNITIES ========================================================= Eagle Point is looking for volunteers to help with their Santa Sleigh Ride on December 8th from 4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. For more information please contact Carolyn Goslin at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Oak Mountain State Park needs volunteers for their Easter Egg Hunt on April 19th. Please contact Emily for more information at 205-620-2520 or email@example.com
The Alabama Autism Assistance Program and HANDS are looking for some volunteers to help in our after school social groups. Call Courtney King at 733-0976 if interested.
Give Me 5- Don’t forget every student has to do a minimum of 5 hours of community service a year. Deadline to complete community service hours is around April 15. Check with your student’s history teacher on details. www.handsonbirmingham.org – find out about all the community service activities going on in the Birmingham Metro area.
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