November 1, 2017

 

GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENTS

 

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Lacrosse Registration is underway – if you want more information and details please contact Ms. Nabors, tnabors@shelbyed.org or go to www.gbyla.org  (Greater Birmingham Youth Lacrosse Association). No previous Lacrosse experience needed!!! Come check us out

 

Building a new group of kids! Code Red is a student-led, adult guided group that empowers and educates young people to become leaders. We give students a platform to speak openly and honestly about catalyst issues that may lead to substance use/abuse. Code Red addresses issues such as peer pressure, bullying, relationships, healthy choices, stress, and other topics that will encourage discussion and allow students to think critically about the decisions they are making.  “BE THE SOLUTION. CHANGE THE CULTURE” For more information and details, contact Ms. Nabors – tnabors@shelbyed.org

 

TO: ALL OM moms:  COME JOIN US!  November 18, 2017, Saturday, from 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. for a Mother-Son Masquerade Ball for an OMHS Wrestling Fundraiser!  ALL Oak Mtn ages of mothers & sons are welcome!  Buy tickets pre-sale @ GoFan.Co for $35 per couple and $5 ea. additional son.  However, tickets at the door will be $40 per couple and $10 ea. additional son.  Your Price includes: Admission, Food, Music by DJ with JAMM, Photo package and you choose your mask at the door!   Come join us for contests and prizes from these sponsors:  Santa Fe Day Spa, Carrabba’s Italian Grill, Baumhower’s, Buffalo  Wild Wings & Havoline Xpress Oil Change… and more. Also, beginning October 31, 2017, the next 25 moms to go onto GoFan.Co to purchase tickets will be entered into a contest at the Masquerade Ball to win a $100 gift card to Plain Jane’s Women’s & Children’s Clothing and Boutique at Lee Branch.

THIS FRIDAY night November 3rd, we will be giving out information and selling tickets for the Mother-Son Masquerade Ball at our last OMHS Football game at Heardmont  Stadium.  Look for our table OMHS Wrestling and purchase your tickets.  We will be there from 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.  The 1st – 25 moms to purchase tickets Friday night at the football game will compete in a contest at the Masquerade Ball for a 1-hour massage gift card!!!

 

All swim team members need to make sure all their requirements are turned in to Mr. Dean as soon as possible. There will be a swim team meeting the first half of SOAR60 next Tuesday, November 7th.

 

Oak Mountain students and Families come out on Tuesday, November 7th, 2017, and join Oak Mountain High School wrestling at Zaxby’s on Valleydale for a fundraiser. Come join us and eat with the high school wrestling team and support our fundraiser at Zaxby’s! The Oak Mountain High School wrestling team will be at Zaxby’s from 5 to 9 Tuesday night, November 7th on Valleydale Road. We hope to see you all there!

 

The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention will host their annual Out of the Darkness Walk this Sunday, November 5th beginning at 2:30 (registration starts at 1:00). Please consider walking. It truly takes less than two hours and even if you do not raise any funds or donate, your presence means a ton to those who have lost someone to suicide as well as the SURVIVORS!

 You can still register online (follow the link below) by noon Friday, November 3rd. After this time, students can do walk-up registration the day of.

https://afsp.donordrive.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=donordrive.team&teamID=160452

 

On Wednesday, Nov 8th a representative from Josten’s will be at OMHS during SOAR 60 at 11:45 in the PAC to talk about ordering graduation announcements and senior supplies. If a senior chooses to order from Josten’s they will return at a later date and pick up payment and order forms.

 

Seniors: If you are interested in purchasing a senior ad for the yearbook, please pick up a submission packet from Mrs. Rogers in room 226 on the Journalism Hall.

 

Any student wishing to compete on the Science Olympiad team needs to join the Google Classroom. The join code may be found in a folder outside room 128. The deadline to join is November 1st.

 

OMHS Men’s Basketball, in conjunction with Iron City Hoops, will be hosting a Veteran’s Day camp for 2nd-6th graders. For details and to register go to www.ironcityhoops.com.

 

OMHS has a community partnership with Steel City Pops.  Each week Steel City Pops will be in the Commons on Wednesdays after school. OMHS will receive 20% of the proceeds. We are excited to be a part of this effort.

 

Fast food is not allowed to be distributed during our lunchtime. The front office will not be allowed to accept or deliver this.

 

GUIDANCE

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BLSA, the association of legal professionals, will award its Thomas Huey, Jr Memorial Scholarship in the amount of $1000 to a high school senior in January 2018. Scholarship applications will be accepted based upon 50% financial need, 40% GPA, and 10% achievements and accomplishments. The application must be post marked no later than December 31, 2017. Applications are available in the OMHS Counseling Center.

 

Any senior interested in attending Mississippi State and majoring in education please see Mrs. Wade for information regarding the Mississippi Excellence in Teaching Program (METP) scholarship. Qualified applicants must have a 28 or above ACT / 1310 or above SAT and an overall 3.5 GPA. Award winners must also agree to teach in Mississippi public schools for five years.

 

The Red Mountain Tutoring ACT Bootcamp includes four 3-hour sessions at Homewood Public Library, each session covering a different subject area of the ACT.

 

Class Dates

Monday, November 6, 4:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Monday, November 13, 4:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
No class the week of Thanksgiving
Monday, November 27, 4:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Monday, December 4, 4:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

 

The course will be capped at 10 students in order to give sufficient attention to the individual needs of each student. An ACT textbook is included in the $300 cost for the course, and each student can receive up to $100 back for referring friends.

 

Online registration is open. Students and parents can find more information and register at www.redmountaintutoring.com.

 

The Elks Most Valuable Student Scholarship is located online and will go live on September 1st. This scholarship is available to any American Citizen who is a senior in the 2018 graduating class. The application must be completed and submitted online by the student. A counselor’s report is required and student essay as well. DEADLINE FOR SUBMITTING APPLICATION IS NOVEMBER 27, 2017. Found at the following web address: www.enf.elks.org/mvs

 

There is also a LEGACY SCHOLARSHIP for students who are the children or grandchildren of an Elk member. Same web address as above.

 

 GIVE ME FIVE OPPORTUNITIES

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October 31, 2017

 

GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENTS

 

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The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention will host their annual Out of the Darkness Walk this Sunday, November 5th beginning at 2:30 (registration starts at 1:00). Please consider walking. It truly takes less than two hours and even if you do not raise any funds or donate, your presence means a ton to those who have lost someone to suicide as well as the SURVIVORS!

 You can still register online (follow the link below) by noon Friday, November 3rd. After this time, students can do walk-up registration the day of.

https://afsp.donordrive.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=donordrive.team&teamID=160452

 

On Wednesday, Nov 8th a representative from Josten’s will be at OMHS during SOAR 60 at 11:45 in the PAC to talk about ordering graduation announcements and senior supplies. If a senior chooses to order from Josten’s they will return at a later date and pick up payment and order forms.

 

Seniors: If you are interested in purchasing a senior ad for the yearbook, please pick up a submission packet from Mrs. Rogers in room 226 on the Journalism Hall.

 

Any student wishing to compete on the Science Olympiad team needs to join the Google Classroom. The join code may be found in a folder outside room 128. The deadline to join is November 1st.

 

OMHS Men’s Basketball, in conjunction with Iron City Hoops, will be hosting a Veteran’s Day camp for 2nd-6th graders. For details and to register go to www.ironcityhoops.com.

 

OMHS has a community partnership with Steel City Pops.  Each week Steel City Pops will be in the Commons on Wednesdays after school. OMHS will receive 20% of the proceeds. We are excited to be a part of this effort.

 

Fast food is not allowed to be distributed during our lunchtime. The front office will not be allowed to accept or deliver this.

 

GUIDANCE

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Any senior interested in attending Mississippi State and majoring in education please see Mrs. Wade for information regarding the Mississippi Excellence in Teaching Program (METP) scholarship. Qualified applicants must have a 28 or above ACT / 1310 or above SAT and an overall 3.5 GPA. Award winners must also agree to teach in Mississippi public schools for five years.

 

The Red Mountain Tutoring ACT Bootcamp includes four 3-hour sessions at Homewood Public Library, each session covering a different subject area of the ACT.

 

Class Dates

Monday, November 6, 4:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Monday, November 13, 4:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
No class the week of Thanksgiving
Monday, November 27, 4:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Monday, December 4, 4:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

 

The course will be capped at 10 students in order to give sufficient attention to the individual needs of each student. An ACT textbook is included in the $300 cost for the course, and each student can receive up to $100 back for referring friends.

 

Online registration is open. Students and parents can find more information and register at www.redmountaintutoring.com.

 

The Elks Most Valuable Student Scholarship is located online and will go live on September 1st. This scholarship is available to any American Citizen who is a senior in the 2018 graduating class. The application must be completed and submitted online by the student. A counselor’s report is required and student essay as well. DEADLINE FOR SUBMITTING APPLICATION IS NOVEMBER 27, 2017. Found at the following web address: www.enf.elks.org/mvs

 

There is also a LEGACY SCHOLARSHIP for students who are the children or grandchildren of an Elk member. Same web address as above.

 

 GIVE ME FIVE OPPORTUNITIES

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October 25, 2017

 

GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENTS

 

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Congratulations to the Oak Mountain Volleyball team for winning the Area 6 tournament!  The Lady Eagles beat Spain Park 3-1 and then took out Mt. Brook 3-1.  They will be playing in the Super Regional Tournament in Huntsville Friday at 9:00 am.  Please come out and support your Lady Eagles.

 

Students who wish to attend the Super Regional Volleyball game this Friday will be allowed to attend with parent permission.  Upon returning to school Monday, students must turn in a parent note and ticket stub from the game for the absence to be excused.  The game is at 9:00 AM at the Von Braun Center in Huntsville.

 

Seniors: If you are interested in purchasing a senior ad for the yearbook, please pick up a submission packet from Mrs. Rogers in room 226 on the Journalism Hall.

 

It’s almost wrestling season! Any girl interested in being a Mat maid for the 2017-18 season should go by Mrs. Mace’s room 102 on the History hall to pick up a questionnaire. There will be a meeting one day next week.

 

OMHS Men’s Basketball, in conjunction with Iron City Hoops, will be hosting a Veteran’s Day camp for 2nd-6th graders. For details and to register go to www.ironcityhoops.com.

 

Any senior interested in joining the National Beta Club Honor Society will need to join the Google Classroom group in order to fill out the application. Applications are due no later than Friday, October 27th. The join code may be found in a folder on the wall between Mrs. Wilcox’s (128) and Mr. Evans’ (126) rooms.

 

OMHS has a community partnership with Steel City Pops.  Each week Steel City Pops will be in the Commons on Wednesdays after school. OMHS will receive 20% of the proceeds. We are excited to be a part of this effort.

 

Fast food is not allowed to be distributed during our lunchtime. The front office will not be allowed to accept or deliver this.

 

GUIDANCE

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The Red Mountain Tutoring ACT Bootcamp includes four 3-hour sessions at Homewood Public Library, each session covering a different subject area of the ACT.

Class Dates

Monday, November 6, 4:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Monday, November 13, 4:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
No class the week of Thanksgiving
Monday, November 27, 4:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Monday, December 4, 4:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

 

The course will be capped at 10 students in order to give sufficient attention to the individual needs of each student. An ACT textbook is included in the $300 cost for the course, and each student can receive up to $100 back for referring friends.

 

Online registration is open. Students and parents can find more information and register at www.redmountaintutoring.com.

 

The Elks Most Valuable Student Scholarship is located online and will go live on September 1st. This scholarship is available to any American Citizen who is a senior in the 2018 graduating class. The application must be completed and submitted online by the student. A counselor’s report is required and student essay as well. DEADLINE FOR SUBMITTING APPLICATION IS NOVEMBER 27, 2017. Found at the following web address: www.enf.elks.org/mvs

 

There is also a LEGACY SCHOLARSHIP for students who are the children or grandchildren of an Elk member. Same web address as above.

 

 

GIVE ME FIVE OPPORTUNITIES

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Volunteers are needed at the Braveheartrace this weekend at OM State Park. Any student interested needs to contact train@blackwatchsports.com.

 

STUDENTS NEED COMMUNITY SERVICE HOURS????  Asbury UMC at 6690 Cahaba Valley Road is looking for youth to help with basketball evaluations from 5:00-7:00 on Oct. 24, 26 and Nov. 2.  Minimum basketball knowledge is needed.  Students may help any or all of the days.  For info text 205 862 8653 or edean@asburyonline.org

 

 

 

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October 24, 2017

 

GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENTS

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Tickets for Tonight’s Volleyball Area Tournament at Mountain Brook are available for sale online at: https://gofan.co/app/events/14647.

 

Seniors: If you are interested in purchasing a senior ad for the yearbook, please pick up a submission packet from Mrs. Rogers in room 226 on the Journalism Hall.

 

It’s almost wrestling season! Any girl interested in being a Mat maid for the 2017-18 season should go by Mrs. Mace’s room 102 on the History hall to pick up a questionnaire. There will be a meeting one day next week.

 

OMHS Men’s Basketball, in conjunction with Iron City Hoops, will be hosting a Veteran’s Day camp for 2nd-6th graders. For details and to register go to www.ironcityhoops.com.

 

Any senior interested in joining the National Beta Club Honor Society will need to join the Google Classroom group in order to fill out the application. Applications are due no later than Friday, October 27th. The join code may be found in a folder on the wall between Mrs. Wilcox’s (128) and Mr. Evans’ (126) rooms.

 

OMHS has a community partnership with Steel City Pops.  Each week Steel City Pops will be in the Commons on Wednesdays after school. OMHS will receive 20% of the proceeds. We are excited to be a part of this effort.

 

Fast food is not allowed to be distributed during our lulunchtimeThe front office will not be allowed to accept or deliver this.

 

GUIDANCE

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The Red Mountain Tutoring ACT Bootcamp includes four 3-hour sessions at Homewood Public Library, each session covering a different subject area of the ACT.

Class Dates

Monday, November 6, 4:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Monday, November 13, 4:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
No class the week of Thanksgiving
Monday, November 27, 4:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Monday, December 4, 4:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

The course will be capped at 10 students in order to give sufficient attention to the individual needs of each student. An ACT textbook is included in the $300 cost for the course, and each student can receive up to $100 back for referring friends.

Online registration is open. Students and parents can find more information and register at www.redmountaintutoring.com.

 

The Elks Most Valuable Student Scholarship is located online and will go live on September 1st. This scholarship is available to any American Citizen who is a senior in the 2018 graduating class. The application must be completed and submitted online by the student. A counselor’s report is required and student essay as well. DEADLINE FOR SUBMITTING APPLICATION IS NOVEMBER 27, 2017. Found at the following web address: www.enf.elks.org/mvs

There is also a LEGACY SCHOLARSHIP for students who are the children or grandchildren of an Elk member. Same web address as above.

 

GIVE ME FIVE OPPORTUNITIES

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STUDENTS NEED COMMUNITY SERVICE HOURS????  Asbury UMC at 6690 Cahaba Valley Road is looking for youth to help with basketball evaluations from 5:00-7:00 on Oct. 24, 26 and Nov. 2.  Minimum basketball knowledge is needed.  Students may help any or all of the days.  For info text 205 862 8653 or edean@asburyonline.org

 

OMMS is need of volunteers to help set up and tear down the Haunted House at their yearly October Gala. Any student interested in helping please sign up with the following link: http://www.signupgenius.com/go/5080c49a4ad2cab9-fall

 

 

 

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October 23, 2017

 

GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENTS

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Seniors: If you are interested in purchasing a senior ad for the yearbook, please pick up a submission packet from Mrs. Rogers in room 226 on the Journalism Hall.

 

The Oak Mountain High School Cheerleaders and Football team will be
collecting donations at this Monday night’s freshman and JV football games. The money raised will help with the medical expenses for Ben Abercrombie.  Ben is a 2017 graduate of Hoover High School. He earned an academic scholarship to Harvard University and to be a part of the Harvard Crimson Football Team. During his first collegiate football game on Saturday, September 16, 2017, he sustained a very serious neck injury that has left Ben on a ventilator and paralyzed with little feeling in his arms and legs.  Doctors are hopeful that he will improve every day as he heals. Please help our community show our support to our neighbors by donating to the Stand Up for Ben campaign!  Thank you! More information can be found on the Stand UP for Ben Facebook page.

 

It’s almost wrestling season! Any girl interested in being a Mat maid for the 2017-18 season should go by Mrs. Mace’s room 102 on the History hall to pick up a questionnaire. There will be a meeting one day next week.

 

OMHS Men’s Basketball, in conjunction with Iron City Hoops, will be hosting a Veteran’s Day camp for 2nd-6th graders. For details and to register go to www.ironcityhoops.com.

 

Any senior interested in joining the National Beta Club Honor Society will need to join the Google Classroom group in order to fill out the application. Applications are due no later than Friday, October 27th. The join code may be found in a folder on the wall between Mrs. Wilcox’s (128) and Mr. Evans’ (126) rooms.

 

OMHS has a community partnership with Steel City Pops.  Each week Steel City Pops will be in the Commons on Wednesdays after school. OMHS will receive 20% of the proceeds. We are excited to be a part of this effort.

 

Fast food is not allowed to be distributed during our lunchtime. The front office will not be allowed to accept or deliver this.

 

GUIDANCE

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The Red Mountain Tutoring ACT Bootcamp includes four 3-hour sessions at Homewood Public Library, each session covering a different subject area of the ACT.

Class Dates

Monday, November 6, 4:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Monday, November 13, 4:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
No class the week of Thanksgiving
Monday, November 27, 4:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Monday, December 4, 4:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

The course will be capped at 10 students in order to give sufficient attention to the individual needs of each student. An ACT textbook is included in the $300 cost for the course, and each student can receive up to $100 back for referring friends.

Online registration is open. Students and parents can find more information and register at www.redmountaintutoring.com.

 

The Elks Most Valuable Student Scholarship is located online and will go live on September 1st. This scholarship is available to any American Citizen who is a senior in the 2018 graduating class. The application must be completed and submitted online by the student. A counselor’s report is required and student essay as well. DEADLINE FOR SUBMITTING APPLICATION IS NOVEMBER 27, 2017. Found at the following web address: www.enf.elks.org/mvs

There is also a LEGACY SCHOLARSHIP for students who are the children or grandchildren of an Elk member. Same web address as above.

 

GIVE ME FIVE OPPORTUNITIES

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STUDENTS NEED COMMUNITY SERVICE HOURS????  Asbury UMC at 6690 Cahaba Valley Road is looking for youth to help with basketball evaluations from 5:00-7:00 on Oct. 24, 26 and Nov. 2.  Minimum basketball knowledge is needed.  Students may help any or all of the days.  For info text 205 862 8653 or edean@asburyonline.org

 

OMMS is need of volunteers to help set up and tear down the Haunted House at their yearly October Gala. Any student interested in helping please sign up with the following link:

http://www.signupgenius.com/go/5080c49a4ad2cab9-fall

 

 

 

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October 18, 2017

 

GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENTS

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Please help us support OMHS Football on Thursday, Oct 19th by eating at Moe’s.  Moe’s @ Lee Branch will contribute 20% of all sales to the OMHS Football program …just drop your receipt in the basket at the end of the checkout line. Please join us tomorrow and help us support our EAGLES!

 

OMHS Men’s Basketball, in conjunction with Iron City Hoops, will be hosting a Veteran’s Day camp for 2nd-6th graders. For details and to register go to www.ironcityhoops.com.

 

All students who signed up to be on the swim team need to meet in Mr. Dean’s room, Rm. 110, during the second half of SOAR60 on Thursday, October  19.

 

Any senior interested in joining the National Beta Club Honor Society will need to join the Google Classroom group in order to fill out the application. Applications are due no later than Friday, October 27th. The join code may be found in a folder on the wall between Mrs. Wilcox’s (128) and Mr. Evans’ (126) rooms.

 

All Rho Kappa Members need to go to the Google Classroom and enter their t-shirt size on the spreadsheet.  This needs to be done by Friday, October 20th.  See Mrs. Miller with questions.

 

Any student interested in joining the Minority Student Association will need to get an application completed and turned in no later than Monday, October 23rd. Applications may be found on the wall outside of room 128.

 

The OMHS Girls Golf team will be holding tryouts on October 24th.  Interested girls should pick up a tryout packet in Coach Schwartz’s room, 114 on the History Hall.   Please email Coach Susan Schwartz – sschwartz@shelbyed.org if you have any questions.

 

OMHS has a community partnership with Steel City Pops.  Each week Steel City Pops will be in the Commons on Wednesdays after school. OMHS will receive 20% of the proceeds. We are excited to be a part of this effort.

 

Fast food is not allowed to be distributed during our lunchtime. The front office will not be allowed to accept or deliver this.

 

GUIDANCE

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Shelby Baptist Medical Center is pleased to offer the Learning for Life Exploring experience and the opportunity to share with high school students and parents an introduction to Healthcare as rewarding careers. Their kick-off is tonight, October 17th from 6:00 pm -7:00 pm Physicians Center Conference Room B/C/D. For additional information or if you miss the event tonight, feel free to contact Mrs. Wade and she will get you in touch with the individuals over this program.

  

HOBY’s (The Hugh O’Brien Youth Leadership Seminar) flagship program, the State Leadership Seminar (LS), is designed to help high school sophomores recognize their leadership talents and apply them to become effective, ethical leaders in their home, school, workplace, and community. Selected students attend a three-day seminar and participate in hands-on leadership activities, meet leaders from the state, and explore their own personal leadership skills, all while learning how to lead others and make a positive impact in their community. The seminar curriculum is based on the Social Change Model of Leadership and develops leadership from three perspectives: Personal Leadership, Group Leadership, and Leadership for Society. The leadership seminar will be held at Troy University in Troy, AL (tentatively May 28-30). To be considered as OMHS’ nominee, please submit your resume and a paragraph describing the most rewarding and challenging aspect of being a leader in your school and community to the Guidance Center. Deadline for submission is October 20th.

 

The Elks Most Valuable Student Scholarship is located online and will go live on September 1st. This scholarship is available to any American Citizen who is a senior in the 2018 graduating class. The application must be completed and submitted online by the student. A counselor’s report is required and student essay as well. DEADLINE FOR SUBMITTING APPLICATION IS NOVEMBER 27, 2017. Found at the following web address: www.enf.elks.org/mvs

 

There is also a LEGACY SCHOLARSHIP for students who are the children or grandchildren of an Elk member. Same web address as above.

 

 GIVE ME FIVE OPPORTUNITIES

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STUDENTS NEED COMMUNITY SERVICE HOURS????  Asbury UMC at 6690 Cahaba Valley Road is looking for youth to help with basketball evaluations from 5:00-7:00 on Oct. 24, 26 and Nov. 2.  Minimum basketball knowledge is needed.  Students may help any or all of the days.  For info text 205 862 8653 or edean@asburyonline.org

 

OMMS is need of volunteers to help set up and tear down the Haunted House at their yearly October Gala. Any student interested in helping please sign up with the following link:

http://www.signupgenius.com/go/5080c49a4ad2cab9-fall

 

 

 

 

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October 2, 2017

 

GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENTS

 

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Tryouts for the Oak Mountain Boys and Girls Bowling teams will be this Wednesday, Oct. 4th from 3:30-5:00 at Oak Mountain Lanes.  All students trying out must have a physical on file and transportation to the Bowling Alley.  See Coach Lyon or Coach DuBose for details.

 

The home coming dance is Saturday, October 14th from 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm at the Pelham Civic Complex. Tickets will be on sale from 10/4 – 10/13 online and during SOAR 60. You may also buy them at the door. Tickets are $25 a piece. To buy them online, please visit https://gofan.co/app/events/12736. For more questions, please email Mrs. Di Piazza: jdipiazza@shelbyed.org.

 

Thursday, October 5th is the last day to become a member of OMBA. The dues are $40 which includes membership in both DECA & FBLA and a t-shirt. All checks should be made to OMHS. See Mrs. Ingram, Mrs. Triplett, or Mrs. Temple to join!

 

Freshman or new students to OMHS interested in trying out for boy’s basketball should see Coach Love in the commons during Soar60.

 

Any student interested in joining the OMHS swim team needs to meet in Mr. Dean’s room,110, on the history hall during the second half of SOAR 60 any day next week.

 

Student Proofs was distributed today during EA. Picture orders need to be turned into Mrs. Rogers (Room 226 on the Journalism Hall) no later than October 2.

Also, you can view and order pictures online at www.belmontstudios.com/order.

 

Open House will be Tuesday, October 3, 2017, at 5:30 pm in the PAC.

 

 HNH Immunizations Inc. will be at Oak Mountain on Wednesday, October 18, to give the flu vaccine to students. This does NOT include parents who have insurance with PEEHIP. The student will have to have a completed form in order to receive the vaccine. The forms will be available from the front office or the health room. If the parents have any questions or concerns they can contact Rachel at 334-738-4840.

 

OMHS has a community partnership with Steel City Pops.  Each week Steel City Pops will be in the Commons on Wednesdays after school. OMHS will receive 20% of the proceeds. We are excited to be a part of this effort.

 

Fast food is not allowed to be distributed during our lunchtime. The front office will not be allowed to accept or deliver this.

 

GUIDANCE

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The Red Mountain Tutoring ACT Boot camp includes four 3-hour courses which will meet at Homewood Public Library, each covering a different subject area of the test. The course will be capped at 10 students in order to give sufficient attention to the individual needs of each student. An ACT textbook is included in the $300 cost for the course, and each student can receive up to $100 back for referring friends. More information is available at www.redmountaintutoring.com.

 

Class Dates

Tuesday, October 3, 4:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Tuesday, October 10, 4:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Tuesday, October 17, 4:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Tuesday, October 24, 4:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

 

The Youth Leadership Shelby County application is now available in the Oak Mountain High School Counseling Center.  The program is offered to students who are entering the 11th grade.  Application deadline is October 3rd, 2017.  Please stop by and pick up an application or find out more information.

 

The Youth Leadership Shelby County program is designed to encourage young people to be socially, conscientious leaders of the future by providing them with the experience, vision, and opportunity to lead.  The 6-month program meets on the first Tuesday of each month.  On each class day, students have the opportunity to meet community decision makers and to engage them in frank, off the record discussions on current issues.  A wide range of topics exposes participants to the decision facing our communities today.  Emphasis is on active hands-on experience that makes the learning meaningful and interesting.

 

10th-grade parents…The PSAT test can be given for practice to your student. It is strictly for practice but provides excellent college readiness feedback.  It measures writing reading and mathematical skills.  The cost for 10th graders is 16.00.  Make check to OMHS and have your student bring it to the counseling center.

 

University of Alabama E-Day 2017 – The College of Engineering will host an open house on Thursday, October 5, 2017, from 8 am to 1 pm. Explore the rewarding opportunities available in engineering and computer science. Receive information about admissions, housing, financial aid, scholarships, honors programs and more. Register by Sept. 29 at eng.ua.edu/e-day. Lunch will be provided. For more information, call 205-348-6400 or 205-348-2547. This is not an OMHS event; if you are interested you must have a pre-planned absence form or College Visit approval from an administrator at least 1 week prior to the event.

 

The Elks Most Valuable Student Scholarship is located online and will go live on September 1st. This scholarship is available to any American Citizen who is a senior in the 2018 graduating class. The application must be completed and submitted online by the student. A counselor’s report is required and student essay as well. DEADLINE FOR SUBMITTING APPLICATION IS NOVEMBER 27, 2017. Found at the following web address: www.enf.elks.org/mvs

 

There is also a LEGACY SCHOLARSHIP for students who are the children or grandchildren of an Elk member. Same web address as above.

 

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OMMS is need of volunteers to help set up and tear down the Haunted House at their yearly October Gala. Any student interested in helping please signup with the following link:

 

http://www.signupgenius.com/go/5080c49a4ad2cab9-fall

 

 

 

 

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May 25, 2017

 

GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENTS

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Students currently enrolled in grades 9 through 11 at Oak Mountain High School should have received an access code to register your student for the 2017-18 school year. If you have not already done so, please log in to Https://Shelbyed.schoolmint.net to complete this process.  If you have not received or lost you code, please contact your student’s school.

 

Time to clean out your lockers. Please make sure to use the trash cans set up in the halls during Soar 60 this week. Be sure to take all your possessions before the last day of school. All items left behind will be donated to charity or thrown away.

 

Rising seniors should receive their appointment card from Belmont for their senior pictures for the 2017-2018 school year.  Please remember the dress code for yearbook pictures, no visible tattoos, face piercings, or dyed hair will be put in the yearbook. Contact Belmont if you have not received your appointment by the end of June. Only pictures taken by Belmont will be published in the yearbook.

 

As a reminder, we are accepting registration packets now through the last day of school.

 

Please remember we will enforce the dress code policy established by Shelby County Code of Conduct. The dress code and consequences for dress code violations can be found in the Code of Conduct.

 

Fast food is not allowed to be distributed during our lunch time. The front office will not be allowed to accept or deliver this.

 

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OMHS is now accepting registrations from students wishing to take Career Prep as a summer go-ahead course.  Parents may register their students in person at OMHS in the guidance center during regular school hours.  The cost is $400.00, and the class will be taught at OMHS.  Payment may be made with cash, check, money order, or credit/debit card ($2.50 processing fee for credit/debit card).  Space is limited, so first come, first served.

 

Anyone who will be attending OMHS next year who would like to change a previously requested class MUST do so by May 25th.  Requests to change classes should be in writing and include a parent signature. Requests should be turned in to your counselor. This is a FIRM deadline.

 

Summer reading and AP course assignments have been posted on the OMHS website.  Be sure to check for any assignments you will be responsible for completing.

 

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COMMUNITY SERVICE HOURS can be earned by helping with summer camps at Asbury UMC. Camp possibilities are chess, soccer, softball, art, volleyball, basketball, baseball, lacrosse and lego. Additional people are also needed to help with serving snacks.  Please text Ellen Dean at 205 862 8653 if interested.  Camp dates and times can be found atwww.asburyonline.org/summercamps.

 

The National Senior Games Association is a non-profit Multi-Sports Council member of the United States Olympic Committee that promotes health and wellness for adults 50 and over through education, fitness, and sport. Birmingham, Al will be hosting the 2017 National Senior Games from June 2nd -15th at multiple sites across the city and will need approximately 3,000 volunteers. Types of volunteers needed are hospitality, score-keeping, venue coordinator, athletic registration, and awards, etc… If you are interested go to www.nsga.com/volunteer.

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March 22, 2017

 

GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENTS

 

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Spring Break is March 27 – March 31.

 

Oak Mountain High School Choral Department would like to invite you to come and spend an evening with us enjoying desserts from Edgar’s and other scrumptious bakeries.  You will be waited on by students for your sweet tooth and beverage needs while listening to soothing sounds from talented students. Then move into our PAC to enjoy a show of fun and excitement that will have you dancing in your seats! Come join us either Friday, April 7 or Saturday, April 8. Tickets are $10.00 or purchase a table of 8 for $150 and have reserved seats up front.

Tickets go on sale today. You may purchase from a Choral department student or at the door.  Please contact me if you are interested in a table of 8.

Box Office Opens @ 5:30

Dessert Served 6:30-7:30

PAC Doors Open @ 7:45

 

The OMHS Girls Golf Team has been challenged by Spain Park’s team to a spirit night this Wednesday at Uncle Maddio’s Pizza in Lee Branch.  Come out and support Oak Mountain and their challenge to top Spain Park in school spirit! After dinner at Maddio’s, head two doors down to Sweet Frog’s where proceeds from that night also go to OMHS’s Girls Golf Team.   It’s great to be an Eagle!

 

SOZO T-shirts are in.  Please come by room 111 between classes or during SOAR 60 this week to pick up your shirt.  See Mrs. Miller with questions.  The OMHS SOZO Club appreciates your support.

 

Who’s ready for some golf???    The Oak Mountain High School Athletic Boosters is participating in the Regions Tradition Birdies for Charity fundraiser. Our goal is $40,000, and we’re going to do a grade vs. grade contest (6th – 12th). McDonald’s on Valleydale has offered to give everyone in the winning grade a Free Dessert card (good for 3 cookies, 1 pie, or 1 ice cream cone). There are also prizes for guessing the number of birdies as well as random winners for tickets to the Regions Tradition. Donors will need to indicate which school and grade their pledge/donation is supporting in the “Referred by” section (Ex: OMMS 7th grade; OMHS 11th grade). The email address to donate online is

https://events.trustevent.com/index.cfm?eid=2662&charityid=4803308.
If you have any questions or need help, please contact Kaye Smith at omhsabinc@gmail.com.

 

Senior banquet will be Monday, May 15, 6:30-8:30 pm at Gabrella Manor. Cost is $40, and tickets go on sale after spring break.

 

Yearbook is accepting applications for the 2017-2018 school year. Applicants must have two teacher recommendations, a short statement of intent, and fill out the application.  Applications can be picked up in room 226.

  

Prom will be held at The Carriage House at Park Crest on Saturday, April 22, 2017, from 8:00 pm – 12:00 pm.  The theme this year is “An evening at Gatsby’s”. Tickets can be purchased at http://www.gofan.co/app/school/AL1761

 

Please remember we will enforce the dress code policy established by Shelby County Code of Conduct. The dress code and consequences for dress code violations can be found in the Code of Conduct.

 

Fast food is not allowed to be distributed during our lunch time. The front office will not be allowed to accept or deliver this.

 

GUIDANCE

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The North Shelby/Inverness Rotary Club sponsors two $1000 “Service Above Self” college scholarships to graduating seniors at Oak Mountain High School.  All senior students are candidates for the scholarships. All applications should be completed and mailed by March 31, 2017. Call Mrs. Huff for application at 682-5201.Don’t forget that the deadline is during Spring Break and counselors will not be available to assist after we leave for break.

 

Attention Rising 10th – 12th graders: Anyone interested in applying to serve on The Bell Center Youth Alliance Board needs to see Mrs. Wade in the Counseling Center for an application by Monday, April 10th.

 

The Bell Center provides Early Intervention Programs to children from birth to three years of age who are at risk for developmental delay. Established in 1984, The Bell Center has provided early intervention services in a center-based program in Birmingham, AL. The Bell Center is a completely privately funded 501(c)3 non-profit organization. While families pay modest tuition each year for their child’s attendance, the bulk of The Bell Center’s budget is accounted for by fundraising events, grants, and corporate or individual contributions. To assist in the efforts The Bell Center elects a Youth Alliance Board of local teenagers who are passionate about their mission and enjoy giving back to their community. A few of The Bell Center’s signature events include the Bell Runners program in conjunction with the Mercedes-Benz Marathon Weekend, Tailgate Challenge, and the Annual Poinsettia Sale. 

 

The North Shelby/Inverness Rotary Club sponsors two $1000 “Service Above Self” college scholarships to graduating seniors at Oak Mountain High School.  All senior students are candidates for the scholarships. All applications should be completed and mailed by March 31, 2017, and are located in the Guidance Center. The scholarship presentations will be made at the Oak Mountain Award Day.

 

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The Ronald McDonald Leadership Council is a group of young men and women committed to serving the families residing in RMHCA though advocacy, volunteerism and fundraising. Membership is open to high school rising juniors and seniors who demonstrate an interest in the mission. Applications and materials must be received by April 28th to be considered for the 2017-18 SLC. To apply go to www.RMHCA.org and select “Student Leadership Council” under the “Volunteer” tab. You will also need 2 letters of recommendation sent by teachers, employers, pastors, or other volunteer supervisors to Emily.Wright@RMHCA.org

 

The National Senior Games Association is a non-profit Multi-Sports Council member of the United States Olympic Committee that promotes health and wellness for adults 50 and over through education, fitness, and sport. Birmingham, Al will be hosting the 2017 National Senior Games from June 2nd -15th at multiple sites across the city and will need approximately 3,000 volunteers. Types of volunteers needed are hospitality, score-keeping, venue coordinator, athletic registration, and awards, etc… If you are interested go to www.nsga.com/volunteer.

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March 21, 2017

 

GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENTS

 

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Spring Break is March 27 – March 31.

 

The varsity boys soccer game is canceled for today but normal practice will take place.

 

The OMHS Girls Golf Team has been challenged by Spain Park’s team to a spirit night this Wednesday at Uncle Maddio’s Pizza in Lee Branch.  Come out and support Oak Mountain and their challenge to top Spain Park in school spirit! After dinner at Maddio’s, head two doors down to Sweet Frog’s where proceeds from that night also go to OMHS’s Girls Golf Team.   It’s great to be an Eagle!

 

SOZO T-shirts are in.  Please come by room 111 between classes or during SOAR 60 this week to pick up your shirt.  See Mrs. Miller with questions.  The OMHS SOZO Club appreciates your support.

 

Who’s ready for some golf???    The Oak Mountain High School Athletic Boosters is participating in the Regions Tradition Birdies for Charity fundraiser. Our goal is $40,000, and we’re going to do a grade vs. grade contest (6th – 12th). McDonald’s on Valleydale has offered to give everyone in the winning grade a Free Dessert card (good for 3 cookies, 1 pie, or 1 ice cream cone). There are also prizes for guessing the number of birdies as well as random winners for tickets to the Regions Tradition. Donors will need to indicate which school and grade their pledge/donation is supporting in the “Referred by” section (Ex: OMMS 7th grade; OMHS 11th grade). The email address to donate online is

https://events.trustevent.com/index.cfm?eid=2662&charityid=4803308.
If you have any questions or need help, please contact Kaye Smith at omhsabinc@gmail.com.

 

Senior banquet will be Monday, May 15, 6:30-8:30 pm at Gabrella Manor. Cost is $40, and tickets go on sale after spring break.

 

Yearbook is accepting applications for the 2017-2018 school year. Applicants must have two teacher recommendations, a short statement of intent, and fill out the application.  Applications can be picked up in room 226. 

 

Prom will be held at The Carriage House at Park Crest on Saturday, April 22, 2017, from 8:00 pm – 12:00 pm.  The theme this year is “An evening at Gatsby’s”. Tickets can be purchased at http://www.gofan.co/app/school/AL1761

 

Please remember we will enforce the dress code policy established by Shelby County Code of Conduct. The dress code and consequences for dress code violations can be found in the Code of Conduct.

 

Fast food is not allowed to be distributed during our lunch time. The front office will not be allowed to accept or deliver this.

 

GUIDANCE

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The North Shelby/Inverness Rotary Club sponsors two $1000 “Service Above Self” college scholarships to graduating seniors at Oak Mountain High School.  All senior students are candidates for the scholarships. All applications should be completed and mailed by March 31, 2017. Call Mrs. Huff for application at 682-5201.Don’t forget that the deadline is during Spring Break and counselors will not be available to assist after we leave for break.

 

Attention Rising 10th – 12th graders: Anyone interested in applying to serve on The Bell Center Youth Alliance Board needs to see Mrs. Wade in the Counseling Center for an application by Monday, April 10th.

 

The Bell Center provides Early Intervention Programs to children from birth to three years of age who are at risk for developmental delay. Established in 1984, The Bell Center has provided early intervention services in a center-based program in Birmingham, AL. The Bell Center is a completely privately funded 501(c)3 non-profit organization. While families pay modest tuition each year for their child’s attendance, the bulk of The Bell Center’s budget is accounted for by fundraising events, grants, and corporate or individual contributions. To assist in the efforts The Bell Center elects a Youth Alliance Board of local teenagers who are passionate about their mission and enjoy giving back to their community. A few of The Bell Center’s signature events include the Bell Runners program in conjunction with the Mercedes-Benz Marathon Weekend, Tailgate Challenge, and the Annual Poinsettia Sale. 

 

The North Shelby/Inverness Rotary Club sponsors two $1000 “Service Above Self” college scholarships to graduating seniors at Oak Mountain High School.  All senior students are candidates for the scholarships. All applications should be completed and mailed by March 31, 2017, and are located in the Guidance Center. The scholarship presentations will be made at the Oak Mountain Award Day.

 

GIVE ME FIVE OPPORTUNITIES

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The National Senior Games Association is a non-profit Multi-Sports Council member of the United States Olympic Committee that promotes health and wellness for adults 50 and over through education, fitness, and sport. Birmingham, Al will be hosting the 2017 National Senior Games from June 2nd -15th at multiple sites across the city and will need approximately 3,000 volunteers. Types of volunteers needed are hospitality, score-keeping, venue coordinator, athletic registration, and awards, etc… If you are interested go to www.nsga.com/volunteer.

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