March 26, 2015

 

GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENTS

 

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Attention juniors and seniors: Next Friday March 27th is the last day you can purchase your prom tickets for $80 per couple. Prices will be $100 after spring break. You may purchase your tickets in the lunchroom any of those days or see Mrs. Lemley in room #304.

 

 

 

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 cdean@shelbyed.k12.al.us.

 

 

 

IMPORTANT:  OMHS will be on an alternate block schedule April 6-10.  Early Out students may only leave early ONLY on Tuesday and Thursday of that week.  They will need to adjust their work schedules accordingly.  Jeff State Students are required to be in school on Wednesday and Friday at 7:40am.  Professors will communicate expectations and class schedule for the week.

 

 

 

**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!

 

 

 

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.

 

 

 

GUIDANCE

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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.

 

 

 

Jefferson State Community College will be offering a four-day STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) Camp to be held June 15-18. The camp is an educational experience packed with hands-on, fun learning. The program is funded by a National Science Foundation grant which allows for students to receive a stipend of $100 for completing the camp. Representatives will also speak about available positions, training needs, and salaries in high-tech career fields. Applications are due no later than April 17, 2015 and are available in the Counseling Center. A complete packet includes an application, latest transcript and a career goals essay. If you have questions about the camp please call 205-856-7848, 856-7701 or 856-6040 or e-mail LaTosha Sykes-Bennet at lsbennett@jeffstateonline.com or visit the website www.jeffstateonline.com/programs/manufacturing-technology/.

 

 

 

The Bell Center is an early intervention, nonprofit organization located in Homewood.  They offer programs to infants and toddlers at risk for developmental delay.  Currently they are seeking volunteers to serve on their Youth Alliance.  This group is comprised of 10th through 12th graders who meet about 10 times a year to assist with event fundraisers, childcare at parent meetings, and marketing/promoting the center.  Any interested students should stop by the OMHS Counseling Department for an application.  The deadline for submission is April 17th.

 

 

 

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

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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 cdean@shelbyed.k12.al.us.

 

 

 

ATHLETICS

===================================================

Please visit the following link for all athletic events:

 

 

www.ihigh.com/oakmountain

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March 25, 2015

GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENTS

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The cast lists for Drama Club Senior Directed One Acts is posted outside of Ms. Morgan’s room 123.

 

SHREK rehearsal today until 4:30 “That’s the Story of My Life” actors.

 

Attention juniors and seniors: Next Friday March 27th is the last day you can purchase your prom tickets for $80 per couple. Prices will be $100 after spring break. You may purchase your tickets in the lunchroom any of those days or see Mrs. Lemley in room #304.

 

Spanish Honor Society applications for eligible students go out Friday, March 20, 2015 in Spanish classes.  The application and $10 dues are due to Mrs. Chapman or Mrs. Gandy no later than Friday, March 27, 2015.  This is a hard deadline, and we will be unable to take applications after this date.

 

The Oak Mountain Band Directors are on the lookout for talented students to join our instrumental ensembles for the 2015-2016 school year.  If you play an instrument and would like to participate in our award winning ensembles, please see Mr. Ownby or Mr. Bender in the band room before or after school.  We are particularly interested in finding classically trained piano players and string bass players, but will happily accept students who play brass instruments, woodwind instruments, or percussion.  Questions?  Feel free to email our director, Mr. Ownby at kownby@shelbyed.k12.al.us

 

Are you interested in being a part of Oak Mountain High School’s color guard, dance team, or majorettes?  If so, you’ll need to attend the Visual Ensemble Clinic and Tryouts April 6 – 10 from 3:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. in the OMHS Cafeteria.  All girls interested in participating should pick up an application from Mr. Bender in the high school band room.  There is a registration fee of $30 and all applicants must have a completed physical form on file with our school.  We hope to see you there on April 6!  Questions? E-mail Mr. Bender (tbender@shelbyed.k12.al.us)

 

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 cdean@shelbyed.k12.al.us.

 

Key Club is holding a March Madness Food Drive next week March 23-27 to collect cans for Oak Mountain Mission.  Bring cans to first period.  The winning class gets a prize!

 

IMPORTANT:  OMHS will be on an alternate block schedule April 6-10.  Early Out students may only leave early ONLY on Tuesday and Thursday of that week.  They will need to adjust their work schedules accordingly.  Jeff State Students are required to be in school on Wednesday and Friday at 7:40am.  Professors will communicate expectations and class schedule for the week.

 

**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!

 

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.

 

GUIDANCE
==================================================
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.

 

Jefferson State Community College will be offering a four-day STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) Camp to be held June 15-18. The camp is an educational experience packed with hands-on, fun learning. The program is funded by a National Science Foundation grant which allows for students to receive a stipend of $100 for completing the camp. Representatives will also speak about available positions, training needs, and salaries in high-tech career fields. Applications are due no later than April 17, 2015 and are available in the Counseling Center. A complete packet includes an application, latest transcript and a career goals essay. If you have questions about the camp please call 205-856-7848, 856-7701 or 856-6040 or e-mail LaTosha Sykes-Bennet at lsbennett@jeffstateonline.com or visit the website www.jeffstateonline.com/programs/manufacturing-technology/.

 

The Bell Center is an early intervention, nonprofit organization located in Homewood.  They offer programs to infants and toddlers at risk for developmental delay.  Currently they are seeking volunteers to serve on their Youth Alliance.  This group is comprised of 10th through 12th graders who meet about 10 times a year to assist with event fundraisers, childcare at parent meetings, and marketing/promoting the center.  Any interested students should stop by the OMHS Counseling Department for an application.  The deadline for submission is April 17th.

 

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
=========================================================
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 cdean@shelbyed.k12.al.us.

 

ATHLETICS
===================================================
Please visit the following link for all athletic events:
www.ihigh.com/oakmountain

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March 24, 2015

GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENTS

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Make A Change Club will meet Wednesday at 7:10 in room 224 to order club tee shirts. All are welcome to attend.

 

Attention juniors and seniors: Next Friday March 27th is the last day you can purchase your prom tickets for $80 per couple. Prices will be $100 after spring break. You may purchase your tickets in the lunchroom any of those days or see Mrs. Lemley in room #304.

 

Spanish Honor Society applications for eligible students go out Friday, March 20, 2015 in Spanish classes.  The application and $10 dues are due to Mrs. Chapman or Mrs. Gandy no later than Friday, March 27, 2015.  This is a hard deadline, and we will be unable to take applications after this date.

 

The Oak Mountain Band Directors are on the lookout for talented students to join our instrumental ensembles for the 2015-2016 school year.  If you play an instrument and would like to participate in our award winning ensembles, please see Mr. Ownby or Mr. Bender in the band room before or after school.  We are particularly interested in finding classically trained piano players and string bass players, but will happily accept students who play brass instruments, woodwind instruments, or percussion.  Questions?  Feel free to email our director, Mr. Ownby at kownby@shelbyed.k12.al.us

 

Are you interested in being a part of Oak Mountain High School’s color guard, dance team, or majorettes?  If so, you’ll need to attend the Visual Ensemble Clinic and Tryouts April 6 – 10 from 3:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. in the OMHS Cafeteria.  All girls interested in participating should pick up an application from Mr. Bender in the high school band room.  There is a registration fee of $30 and all applicants must have a completed physical form on file with our school.  We hope to see you there on April 6!  Questions? E-mail Mr. Bender (tbender@shelbyed.k12.al.us)

 

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 cdean@shelbyed.k12.al.us.

 

Key Club is holding a March Madness Food Drive next week March 23-27 to collect cans for Oak Mountain Mission.  Bring cans to first period.  The winning class gets a prize!

 

IMPORTANT:  OMHS will be on an alternate block schedule April 6-10.  Early Out students may only leave early ONLY on Tuesday and Thursday of that week.  They will need to adjust their work schedules accordingly.  Jeff State Students are required to be in school on Wednesday and Friday at 7:40am.  Professors will communicate expectations and class schedule for the week.

 

**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!

 

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.

 

GUIDANCE
==================================================
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.

 

Jefferson State Community College will be offering a four-day STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) Camp to be held June 15-18. The camp is an educational experience packed with hands-on, fun learning. The program is funded by a National Science Foundation grant which allows for students to receive a stipend of $100 for completing the camp. Representatives will also speak about available positions, training needs, and salaries in high-tech career fields. Applications are due no later than April 17, 2015 and are available in the Counseling Center. A complete packet includes an application, latest transcript and a career goals essay. If you have questions about the camp please call 205-856-7848, 856-7701 or 856-6040 or e-mail LaTosha Sykes-Bennet at lsbennett@jeffstateonline.com or visit the website www.jeffstateonline.com/programs/manufacturing-technology/.

 

The Bell Center is an early intervention, nonprofit organization located in Homewood.  They offer programs to infants and toddlers at risk for developmental delay.  Currently they are seeking volunteers to serve on their Youth Alliance.  This group is comprised of 10th through 12th graders who meet about 10 times a year to assist with event fundraisers, childcare at parent meetings, and marketing/promoting the center.  Any interested students should stop by the OMHS Counseling Department for an application.  The deadline for submission is April 17th.

 

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 oakmountain.naturalist@dcnr.alabama.gov 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 cdean@shelbyed.k12.al.us.

 

ATHLETICS
===================================================
Please visit the following link for all athletic events:
www.ihigh.com/oakmountain

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March 23, 2015

GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENTS

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Make A Change Club will meet Wednesday at 7:10 in room 224 to order club tee shirts. All are welcome to attend.

 

Attention juniors and seniors: Next Friday March 27th is the last day you can purchase your prom tickets for $80 per couple. Prices will be $100 after spring break. You may purchase your tickets in the lunchroom any of those days or see Mrs. Lemley in room #304.

 

Spanish Honor Society applications for eligible students go out Friday, March 20, 2015 in Spanish classes.  The application and $10 dues are due to Mrs. Chapman or Mrs. Gandy no later than Friday, March 27, 2015.  This is a hard deadline, and we will be unable to take applications after this date.

 

The Oak Mountain Band Directors are on the lookout for talented students to join our instrumental ensembles for the 2015-2016 school year.  If you play an instrument and would like to participate in our award winning ensembles, please see Mr. Ownby or Mr. Bender in the band room before or after school.  We are particularly interested in finding classically trained piano players and string bass players, but will happily accept students who play brass instruments, woodwind instruments, or percussion.  Questions?  Feel free to email our director, Mr. Ownby at kownby@shelbyed.k12.al.us

 

Are you interested in being a part of Oak Mountain High School’s color guard, dance team, or majorettes?  If so, you’ll need to attend the Visual Ensemble Clinic and Tryouts April 6 – 10 from 3:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. in the OMHS Cafeteria.  All girls interested in participating should pick up an application from Mr. Bender in the high school band room.  There is a registration fee of $30 and all applicants must have a completed physical form on file with our school.  We hope to see you there on April 6!  Questions? E-mail Mr. Bender (tbender@shelbyed.k12.al.us)

 

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 cdean@shelbyed.k12.al.us.

 

Key Club is holding a March Madness Food Drive next week March 23-27 to collect cans for Oak Mountain Mission.  Bring cans to first period.  The winning class gets a prize!

 

IMPORTANT:  OMHS will be on an alternate block schedule April 6-10.  Early Out students may only leave early ONLY on Tuesday and Thursday of that week.  They will need to adjust their work schedules accordingly.  Jeff State Students are required to be in school on Wednesday and Friday at 7:40am.  Professors will communicate expectations and class schedule for the week.

 

**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!

 

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.

 

GUIDANCE
==================================================
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.

 

Jefferson State Community College will be offering a four-day STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) Camp to be held June 15-18. The camp is an educational experience packed with hands-on, fun learning. The program is funded by a National Science Foundation grant which allows for students to receive a stipend of $100 for completing the camp. Representatives will also speak about available positions, training needs, and salaries in high-tech career fields. Applications are due no later than April 17, 2015 and are available in the Counseling Center. A complete packet includes an application, latest transcript and a career goals essay. If you have questions about the camp please call 205-856-7848, 856-7701 or 856-6040 or e-mail LaTosha Sykes-Bennet at lsbennett@jeffstateonline.com or visit the website www.jeffstateonline.com/programs/manufacturing-technology/.

 

The Bell Center is an early intervention, nonprofit organization located in Homewood.  They offer programs to infants and toddlers at risk for developmental delay.  Currently they are seeking volunteers to serve on their Youth Alliance.  This group is comprised of 10th through 12th graders who meet about 10 times a year to assist with event fundraisers, childcare at parent meetings, and marketing/promoting the center.  Any interested students should stop by the OMHS Counseling Department for an application.  The deadline for submission is April 17th.

 

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 oakmountain.naturalist@dcnr.alabama.gov 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 cdean@shelbyed.k12.al.us.

 

ATHLETICS
===================================================
Please visit the following link for all athletic events:
www.ihigh.com/oakmountain

Posted in OMHS General | Leave a comment

March 20, 2015

GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENTS

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Attention juniors and seniors: Next Friday March 27th is the last day you can purchase your prom tickets for $80 per couple. Prices will be $100 after spring break. You may purchase your tickets in the lunchroom any of those days or see Mrs. Lemley in room #304.

 

Our number #2 ranked Boys Soccer team is playing against #3 Hoover tonight at 7:30 p.m. at Eagle Stadium. We hope all of eagle nation can come out and support our Boys!

 

Spanish Honor Society applications for eligible students go out Friday, March 20, 2015 in Spanish classes.  The application and $10 dues are due to Mrs. Chapman or Mrs. Gandy no later than Friday, March 27, 2015.  This is a hard deadline, and we will be unable to take applications after this date.

 

The Oak Mountain Band Directors are on the lookout for talented students to join our instrumental ensembles for the 2015-2016 school year.  If you play an instrument and would like to participate in our award winning ensembles, please see Mr. Ownby or Mr. Bender in the band room before or after school.  We are particularly interested in finding classically trained piano players and string bass players, but will happily accept students who play brass instruments, woodwind instruments, or percussion.  Questions?  Feel free to email our director, Mr. Ownby at kownby@shelbyed.k12.al.us

 

Are you interested in being a part of Oak Mountain High School’s color guard, dance team, or majorettes?  If so, you’ll need to attend the Visual Ensemble Clinic and Tryouts April 6 – 10 from 3:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. in the OMHS Cafeteria.  All girls interested in participating should pick up an application from Mr. Bender in the high school band room.  There is a registration fee of $30 and all applicants must have a completed physical form on file with our school.  We hope to see you there on April 6!  Questions? E-mail Mr. Bender (tbender@shelbyed.k12.al.us)

 

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 cdean@shelbyed.k12.al.us.

 

Key Club is holding a March Madness Food Drive next week March 23-27 to collect cans for Oak Mountain Mission.  Bring cans to first period.  The winning class gets a prize!

 

Theatre IV Senior Spectacular Spring Short Shows will be on March 20th and 21st, 2015 at 6:30 p.m. in the OMHS Performing Arts Center. Admission $ 2…Don’t miss these Senior Shorts!!!  Mark Your Calendar!!!

 

IMPORTANT:  OMHS will be on an alternate block schedule April 6-10.  Early Out students may only leave early ONLY on Tuesday and Thursday of that week.  They will need to adjust their work schedules accordingly.  Jeff State Students are required to be in school on Wednesday and Friday at 7:40am.  Professors will communicate expectations and class schedule for the week.

 

**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!

 

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.

 

GUIDANCE
==================================================
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.

 

Jefferson State Community College will be offering a four-day STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) Camp to be held June 15-18. The camp is an educational experience packed with hands-on, fun learning. The program is funded by a National Science Foundation grant which allows for students to receive a stipend of $100 for completing the camp. Representatives will also speak about available positions, training needs, and salaries in high-tech career fields. Applications are due no later than April 17, 2015 and are available in the Counseling Center. A complete packet includes an application, latest transcript and a career goals essay. If you have questions about the camp please call 205-856-7848, 856-7701 or 856-6040 or e-mail LaTosha Sykes-Bennet at lsbennett@jeffstateonline.com or visit the website www.jeffstateonline.com/programs/manufacturing-technology/.

 

The Bell Center is an early intervention, nonprofit organization located in Homewood.  They offer programs to infants and toddlers at risk for developmental delay.  Currently they are seeking volunteers to serve on their Youth Alliance.  This group is comprised of 10th through 12th graders who meet about 10 times a year to assist with event fundraisers, childcare at parent meetings, and marketing/promoting the center.  Any interested students should stop by the OMHS Counseling Department for an application.  The deadline for submission is April 17th.

 

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 oakmountain.naturalist@dcnr.alabama.gov 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 cdean@shelbyed.k12.al.us.

 

ATHLETICS
===================================================
Please visit the following link for all athletic events:
www.ihigh.com/oakmountain

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March 19, 2015

GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENTS

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Spanish Honor Society applications for eligible students go out Friday, March 20, 2015 in Spanish classes.  The application and $10 dues are due to Mrs. Chapman or Mrs. Gandy no later than Friday, March 27, 2015.  This is a hard deadline, and we will be unable to take applications after this date.

 

The Oak Mountain Band Directors are on the lookout for talented students to join our instrumental ensembles for the 2015-2016 school year.  If you play an instrument and would like to participate in our award winning ensembles, please see Mr. Ownby or Mr. Bender in the band room before or after school.  We are particularly interested in finding classically trained piano players and string bass players, but will happily accept students who play brass instruments, woodwind instruments, or percussion.  Questions?  Feel free to email our director, Mr. Ownby at kownby@shelbyed.k12.al.us

 

Are you interested in being a part of Oak Mountain High School’s color guard, dance team, or majorettes?  If so, you’ll need to attend the Visual Ensemble Clinic and Tryouts April 6 – 10 from 3:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. in the OMHS Cafeteria.  All girls interested in participating should pick up an application from Mr. Bender in the high school band room.  There is a registration fee of $30 and all applicants must have a completed physical form on file with our school.  We hope to see you there on April 6!  Questions? E-mail Mr. Bender (tbender@shelbyed.k12.al.us)

 

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 cdean@shelbyed.k12.al.us.

 

Key Club is holding a March Madness Food Drive next week March 23-27 to collect cans for Oak Mountain Mission.  Bring cans to first period.  The winning class gets a prize!

 

FCA and 1st Priority have joined together and are now called THRIVE. Join us on Thursday mornings at 7:00 in the back gym. Our special guest speaker this week will be Jason Cook from Iron City Church. Come and bring a friend; it’s a great way to start the day!

 

Theatre IV Senior Spectacular Spring Short Shows will be on March 20th and 21st, 2015 at 6:30 p.m. in the OMHS Performing Arts Center. Admission $ 2…Don’t miss these Senior Shorts!!!  Mark Your Calendar!!!

 

IMPORTANT:  OMHS will be on an alternate block schedule April 6-10.  Early Out students may only leave early ONLY on Tuesday and Thursday of that week.  They will need to adjust their work schedules accordingly.  Jeff State Students are required to be in school on Wednesday and Friday at 7:40am.  Professors will communicate expectations and class schedule for the week.

 

**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!

 

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!

 

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.

 

GUIDANCE
==================================================
Jefferson State Community College will be offering a four-day STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) Camp to be held June 15-18. The camp is an educational experience packed with hands-on, fun learning. The program is funded by a National Science Foundation grant which allows for students to receive a stipend of $100 for completing the camp. Representatives will also speak about available positions, training needs, and salaries in high-tech career fields. Applications are due no later than April 17, 2015 and are available in the Counseling Center. A complete packet includes an application, latest transcript and a career goals essay. If you have questions about the camp please call 205-856-7848, 856-7701 or 856-6040 or e-mail LaTosha Sykes-Bennet at lsbennett@jeffstateonline.com or visit the website www.jeffstateonline.com/programs/manufacturing-technology/.

 

The Bell Center is an early intervention, nonprofit organization located in Homewood.  They offer programs to infants and toddlers at risk for developmental delay.  Currently they are seeking volunteers to serve on their Youth Alliance.  This group is comprised of 10th through 12th graders who meet about 10 times a year to assist with event fundraisers, childcare at parent meetings, and marketing/promoting the center.  Any interested students should stop by the OMHS Counseling Department for an application.  The deadline for submission is April 17th.

 

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 oakmountain.naturalist@dcnr.alabama.gov 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 cdean@shelbyed.k12.al.us.

 

ATHLETICS
===================================================
Please visit the following link for all athletic events:
www.ihigh.com/oakmountain

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March 18, 2015

GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENTS

==================================================
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 cdean@shelbyed.k12.al.us.

 

Key Club is holding a March Madness Food Drive next week March 23-27 to collect cans for Oak Mountain Mission.  Bring cans to first period.  The winning class gets a prize!

 

FCA and 1st Priority have joined together and are now called THRIVE. Join us on Thursday mornings at 7:00 in the back gym. Our special guest speaker this week will be Jason Cook from Iron City Church. Come and bring a friend; it’s a great way to start the day!

 

Theatre IV Senior Spectacular Spring Short Shows will be on March 20th and 21st, 2015 at 6:30 p.m. in the OMHS Performing Arts Center. Admission $ 2…Don’t miss these Senior Shorts!!!  Mark Your Calendar!!!

 

IMPORTANT:  OMHS will be on an alternate block schedule April 6-10.  Early Out students may only leave early ONLY on Tuesday and Thursday of that week.  They will need to adjust their work schedules accordingly.  Jeff State Students are required to be in school on Wednesday and Friday at 7:40am.  Professors will communicate expectations and class schedule for the week.

 

**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!

 

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!

 

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.

 

GUIDANCE
==================================================
Jefferson State Community College will be offering a four-day STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) Camp to be held June 15-18. The camp is an educational experience packed with hands-on, fun learning. The program is funded by a National Science Foundation grant which allows for students to receive a stipend of $100 for completing the camp. Representatives will also speak about available positions, training needs, and salaries in high-tech career fields. Applications are due no later than April 17, 2015 and are available in the Counseling Center. A complete packet includes an application, latest transcript and a career goals essay. If you have questions about the camp please call 205-856-7848, 856-7701 or 856-6040 or e-mail LaTosha Sykes-Bennet at lsbennett@jeffstateonline.com or visit the website www.jeffstateonline.com/programs/manufacturing-technology/.

 

The Bell Center is an early intervention, nonprofit organization located in Homewood.  They offer programs to infants and toddlers at risk for developmental delay.  Currently they are seeking volunteers to serve on their Youth Alliance.  This group is comprised of 10th through 12th graders who meet about 10 times a year to assist with event fundraisers, childcare at parent meetings, and marketing/promoting the center.  Any interested students should stop by the OMHS Counseling Department for an application.  The deadline for submission is April 17th.

 

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.

 

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 oakmountain.naturalist@dcnr.alabama.gov 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 cdean@shelbyed.k12.al.us.

 

ATHLETICS
===================================================
Please visit the following link for all athletic events:
www.ihigh.com/oakmountain

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March 16, 2015

GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENTS

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Report cards will not go home today due to weather delays. Report cards will be sent home on Tuesday, March 17, 2015.

 

Key Club is meeting tomorrow morning at 7:10 in room 135.  All members must be in attendance.

 

Theatre IV Senior Spectacular Spring Short Shows will be on March 20th and 21st, 2015 at 6:30 p.m. in the OMHS Performing Arts Center. Admission $ 2…Don’t miss these Senior Shorts!!!  Mark Your Calendar!!!

 

Drama Club Meeting Tuesday, March 17 – wear Green!   At 7:10 in the PAC and on Friday, March 20 at 7:10 in the PAC. Be prepared to get audition form!!!

 

IMPORTANT:  OMHS will be on an alternate block schedule April 6-10.  Early Out students may only leave early ONLY on Tuesday and Thursday of that week.  They will need to adjust their work schedules accordingly.  Jeff State Students are required to be in school on Wednesday and Friday at 7:40am.  Professors will communicate expectations and class schedule for the week.

 

**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!

 

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!

 

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 cdean@shelbyed.k12.al.us

 

GUIDANCE
==================================================
Jefferson State Community College will be offering a four-day STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) Camp to be held June 15-18. The camp is an educational experience packed with hands-on, fun learning. The program is funded by a National Science Foundation grant which allows for students to receive a stipend of $100 for completing the camp. Representatives will also speak about available positions, training needs, and salaries in high-tech career fields. Applications are due no later than April 17, 2015 and are available in the Counseling Center. A complete packet includes an application, latest transcript and a career goals essay. If you have questions about the camp please call 205-856-7848, 856-7701 or 856-6040 or e-mail LaTosha Sykes-Bennet at lsbennett@jeffstateonline.com or visit the website www.jeffstateonline.com/programs/manufacturing-technology/.

 

The Bell Center is an early intervention, nonprofit organization located in Homewood.  They offer programs to infants and toddlers at risk for developmental delay.  Currently they are seeking volunteers to serve on their Youth Alliance.  This group is comprised of 10th through 12th graders who meet about 10 times a year to assist with event fundraisers, childcare at parent meetings, and marketing/promoting the center.  Any interested students should stop by the OMHS Counseling Department for an application.  The deadline for submission is April 17th.

 

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.

 

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 oakmountain.naturalist@dcnr.alabama.gov 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 cdean@shelbyed.k12.al.us.

 

ATHLETICS
===================================================
Please visit the following link for all athletic events:
www.ihigh.com/oakmountain

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March 13, 2015

GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENTS

==================================================
Report cards will not go home today due to weather delays. Report cards will be sent home  on Tuesday, March 17, 2015.

 

IMPORTANT:  OMHS will be on an alternate block schedule April 6-10.  Early Out students may only leave early ONLY on Tuesday and Thursday of that week.  They will need to adjust their work schedules accordingly.  Jeff State Students are required to be in school on Wednesday and Friday at 7:40am.  Professors will communicate expectations and class schedule for the week.

 

The Miss OMHS Pageant will be held Saturday, March 14 at 6:00 p.m. in the PAC. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased at the door.

 

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!

 

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!

 

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 cdean@shelbyed.k12.al.us

 

GUIDANCE
==================================================
Jefferson State Community College will be offering a four-day STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) Camp to be held June 15-18. The camp is an educational experience packed with hands-on, fun learning. The program is funded by a National Science Foundation grant which allows for students to receive a stipend of $100 for completing the camp. Representatives will also speak about available positions, training needs, and salaries in high-tech career fields. Applications are due no later than April 17, 2015 and are available in the Counseling Center. A complete packet includes an application, latest transcript and a career goals essay. If you have questions about the camp please call 205-856-7848, 856-7701 or 856-6040 or e-mail LaTosha Sykes-Bennet at lsbennett@jeffstateonline.com or visit the website www.jeffstateonline.com/programs/manufacturing-technology/.

 

The Bell Center is an early intervention, nonprofit organization located in Homewood.  They offer programs to infants and toddlers at risk for developmental delay.  Currently they are seeking volunteers to serve on their Youth Alliance.  This group is comprised of 10th through 12th graders who meet about 10 times a year to assist with event fundraisers, childcare at parent meetings, and marketing/promoting the center.  Any interested students should stop by the OMHS Counseling Department for an application.  The deadline for submission is April 17th.

 

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.

 

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 oakmountain.naturalist@dcnr.alabama.gov 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 cdean@shelbyed.k12.al.us.

 

ATHLETICS
===================================================
Please visit the following link for all athletic events:
www.ihigh.com/oakmountain

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March 12, 2015

GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENTS

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IMPORTANT:  OMHS will be on an alternate block schedule April 6-10.  Early Out students may only leave early ONLY on Tuesday and Thursday of that week.  They will need to adjust their work schedules accordingly.  Jeff State Students are required to be in school on Wednesday and Friday at 7:40am.  Professors will communicate expectations and class schedule for the week.

 

The Miss OMHS Pageant will be held Saturday, March 14 at 6:00 p.m. in the PAC. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased at the door.

 

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!

 

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!

 

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 cdean@shelbyed.k12.al.us

 

GUIDANCE
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The Bell Center is an early intervention, nonprofit organization located in Homewood.  They offer programs to infants and toddlers at risk for developmental delay.  Currently they are seeking volunteers to serve on their Youth Alliance.  This group is comprised of 10th through 12th graders who meet about 10 times a year to assist with event fundraisers, childcare at parent meetings, and marketing/promoting the center.  Any interested students should stop by the OMHS Counseling Department for an application.  The deadline for submission is April 17th.

 

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.

 

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
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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 oakmountain.naturalist@dcnr.alabama.gov 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 cdean@shelbyed.k12.al.us.

 

ATHLETICS
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Please visit the following link for all athletic events:
www.ihigh.com/oakmountain

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