Make a Change Club will be meeting Wednesday, March 4th from 7:10 a.m. – 7:30 a.m. in Ms. Nabors’ room 224 on the Journalism Hall. All are welcome to attend.
Students interested in applying for membership to Rho Kappa National Social Studies Honor Society may pick up an application outside Mrs. Bahr’s door (room 112). Applications are due along with a $25 membership fee Thursday, March 5th. Those interested must be current 10th, 11th and 12th grade students that meet the following criteria. Interested students must:
• have been a student at OMHS for at least one semester
• have completed at least 4 semesters of Social Studies classes by the end of this year, with at least an overall 3.75 GPA (unweighted) in Social Studies classes.
• have and maintain an overall cumulative GPA of 3.5 (unweighted)
Any GERMAN STUDENT interested in taking Honors German 3 or 4 next year needs to see Ms. Lucas as soon as possible. Please go to room 207. Registration forms will be due soon. Thanks
OMHS Starlettes Interest Meeting will be March 12th, 2015 at 6:00 p.m. in the band room. Parents should attend.(*this is to get information about tryouts, costs, summer camp, and the fall schedule).
Applications for the Cooperative Education early dismissal program for the 2015-16 school year are currently being accepted. Applications can be found on the table outside Mrs. Triplett’s room #121. Deadline for applications to be turned in to Mrs. Triplett is Friday, March 20.
**SAVE THE DATE** the 17th Annual Oak Mountain High School Athletic Booster Club Golf Tournament will be held on Friday, May 1st, 8:00 a.m., at Inverness Country Club. Registration flyers will be sent out in early March. Please join us in supporting OMHS Athletics!
Do you want to be a Peer Assistant? Applications for 2015-2016 PA’s are in Mrs. Gandy’s and Mr. Dudley’s room (118 and 208). Current sophomores and juniors are eligible to apply. Completed applications are due March 13th.
Checklist for Graduating Seniors 2015
Attention juniors and seniors: Prom is April 18th at Zamora temple. This year’s theme is “An evening under the big top”. Tickets will go on sale in March, stay tuned for more info!
Senior Girls Interested in Sorority Recruitment: You are invited to attend The Sorority 101 Event. This event is open to any high school women and their parents who are interested in participating in sorority recruitment while attending college. Samford University will be hosting this event on February 21st at 10 am in the Bashinsky Fieldhouse Gym. For more information go to www.birminghampanhellenic.yolasite.com to find out the colleges that will be participating and how to register.
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.
OMHS is now accepting Coke Rewards points! If you drink Coca-Cola products and collect the points redeemable at mycokerewards.com, please consider donating your points to OMHS so we can redeem them for FREE supplies and resources. Every bit helps! Also, look for signs at coming events to collect the caps found at bottles sold at OMHS events. For more information please email Chris Dean at email@example.com
Mr. Burch Formal Wear is offering a scholarship for high school seniors of $500 to $1000. Applicants will be judged on academic achievement, extracurricular activities, volunteer service and financial need. Applications are in the Guidance Center. The deadline for submitting application to the Guidance Counselor is March 30th.
The American Society of Civil Engineers is offering a scholarship to high school seniors who will be in a civil engineering program at a university or college in Alabama. The Birmingham Branch scholarship application deadline is March 31st. Applications are located in the Guidance Center. You may also find it online at http://bham-asce.org/ under the resources tab.
Red Mountain Tutoring will host an ACT Bootcamp to help students prepare for the April 18 ACT Test. The Bootcamp includes 4 3-hour courses at Samford University, each covering a different subject area of the ACT. An ACT textbook is included in the $300 cost for the course, and each student can receive up to $100 back for referring friends.
March 16, 4:30-7:30 p.m.
March 23, 4:30-7:30 p.m.
SPRING BREAK – No class March 30
April 6, 4:30-7:30 p.m.
April 13, 4:30-7:30 p.m.
Learn more and register for the coursehttp://www.redmountaintutoring.com/act-bootcamp
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
Volunteers Needed: Oak Mountain State Park’s 8th Annual Easter Egg Hunt will be April 4th, 2015 from 9:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. at the Dogwood and Lakeside Pavilions. Need a fun way to earn your Give Me Five hours for school? Here’s a way to do it. Volunteers are needed to help placing out eggs, face painting, working the cake hop & moonwalks, and more. Without you, we can’t make this happen for hundreds of little kids. Contact Emily at 620-2520 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org to volunteer.
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 email@example.com.
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