March 8 Announcements

1. 7th period today – Botvin for 6th; 7th period advisory for 7/8th graders.

2. 8th graders – remember to order panoramic photo by this weekend – extra envelopes are available in the front office.

3. Friday, March 16 – It’s going to be Fun Friday!! Get ready for “experience vs. youth” when our faculty goes up against the award winning 8th grade boys’ basketball team! Admission will be $2 (taken up in 6th period) and we’ll be on an afternoon activity schedule. The concession stand will also be open. Students not attending will report to a team study hall.

4. Debate team – meets today, 3:05 p.m. – 4 p.m. with Mrs. Taylor.


* Good luck to our golf team today as they anticipate play. Team members may dismiss at 2:15 p.m. to concession hall.

* OMHS will host a complimentary flag clinic tomorrow, 10 a.m. – noon, in the high school cafeteria.

March 6 Announcements

1. 8TH graders – after 7th period attendance, please report with your teacher to the gym for your panoramic class photo.

2. Congratulations to our Concert, Symphonic, and Advanced bands who received Superior ratings at the Alabama Bandmasters Association Music Performance Assessment!

3. Yearbook photos today – for Mrs. Whitehead’s aides and track/field athletes. 7th grade team members have permission to dismiss to the gym at 2:50 p.m.

4. Dance team – optional practice today from 3:15-4:30 p.m. Try-outs tomorrow!

5. Drama Club – meets today until 5 p.m.

6. Show Choir Auditions – are next week…sign up with Mr. Toole!

7. OMHS Visual Ensemble – 8th grade girls are reminded your forms will be due to Mrs. Howton by Thursday.


* Congratulations to our softball team for their win over Mt. Brook!

* Congratulations to our boys on the OM Lacrosse team who defeated Hoover!

* OMHS boys’ soccer team members have permission to dismiss at 1:15 p.m. today

* Football work-outs are cancelled for today.

March 5 Announcements

2. 2018-19 Show Choir Auditions – will be held next week. Interested 6/7th graders should pick up a packet from Mr. Toole, select and learn an audition song and the audition dance. The dance will be taught during and after school today through Wednesday. Auditions will be Tuesday – Thursday, March 13-15, both during and after school.

3. Menu change today – chilled fruit will be served for dessert today; ice cream on Tuesday.

4. Drama Club – will meet today, Tuesday, and Thursday, 3-5 p.m. Parents will pick up in front of the school.

5. SGA – OMMS SGA will meet tomorrow, 7:20 a.m. in A-17. Rising 9th grade candidates – last call to sign up for a recording time – see Mrs. Higg!

6. Attention Mrs. Whitehead’s Aides – please report to C-5 tomorrow after checking in for 7th period attendance for yearbook photo.
7. Dance team tryout participants will have an optional practice tomorrow, 3:15-4:30 p.m. and try-outs are Wednesday after school. The parent meeting is Thursday, March 8, 5 p.m.
8. Meeting after school: Monday art club and karate.

* Congratulations to our softball and baseball teams for their weekend wins! Both teams have games today and we wish them the best of luck! Players may change at lunch and dismiss respectively after checking in for 7th period attendance.

* We salute our Mt. Bikers who came in 3rd in Division 1.

March 1 Announcements

1. Robotics – Good luck to our team members as they prepare for the Vex IQ State Tournament in Gadsden tomorrow! The majority of the teams are from OMMS and we wish you much success!

2. 8th graders – plan ahead….your class panoramic photo will be taken on Tuesday, March 6, during 7th period.
**8th graders who are vying for 9th grade SGA positions are reminded to check your school email for important campaign information**

3. Coupons for Classrooms – the sale is officially over, so please bring any outstanding orders to the office ASAP.

4. 7th graders – if interested in office aide for next year, please remember your signed parent letter is due today.

5. Looking ahead – benchmarks next week, no school on Friday, March 9, and report cards issued on March 15. We anticipate standardized testing to be April 18-27 – more details to come.


* Track practice is cancelled for today. Team members should plan to practice tomorrow at Heardmont until 5 p.m.

* Good luck to our students on the OM Mt. Bike team as they head to “Feud at the Furnace” this weekend at Tannehill. For details, visit

* Attention 6/7th grade girls interested in volleyball try-outs! Try-outs will be from 3-5:15 p.m. as follows:
7th grade – Monday, April 9 8th grade – Tuesday, April 10
7th & 8th – Wednesday & Thursday, April 11& 12th. Mandatory parent/player meeting is Friday, April 13. Rising 7th graders should see Mrs. Gunnels, A-21 for a packet; rising 8th graders should see Mrs. Alaimo.
You must have a current physical on file to try-out, and you must also register on the OMMS volleyball blog.

* Attention 8th grade girls – if interested in OMHS visual ensemble try-outs, please note the clinic is March 12-15, 3:30-6:30 p.m. in the OMHS cafeteria. Try-outs are March 16, beginning at 3:30 p.m. Try-outs packets are due Thursday, March 8 to Mrs. Howton or Mrs. Davis No prior experience is necessary. Please contact the appropriate sponsor:
Color Guard –
Dance team –
Majorettes –