Lacrosse Registration is underway – if you want more information and details please contact Ms. Nabors, firstname.lastname@example.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 – email@example.com
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.
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.
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.
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.
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