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 email@example.com.
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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 email@example.com.
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