February 7 Announcements

If you are interested in joining the Robotics Club that will meet after school on Monday’s until 4:00, please complete the Google form.  https://forms.gle/yZ2iYsKWJz5p4chK7  

If any 8th graders would like to sign up for Intro to Television Production, please see Ms. Salmon for an application.  On Wednesday, Feb. 12th, Mr. Milton will be coming to speak with the 8th grade class about the Television Production class at OMHS during Advisory. 8th grade teachers please plan to walk your students down to the cafeteria, Mr. Milton would like to speak with them and show them what it is all about.

Make plans to attend the Mardi Gras gala on Friday Feb 7.  Admission tickets and fun tickets will be sold during lunch today as well as at the door tonight.  Admission tickets are $8 in advance and $10 at the door.  Fun tickets are $1 each and can be used for pizza, crazy bread, chick-fil-a, doughnuts, drinks, candy, the cake walk, and the selfie station.  Avoid the lines and get your tickets early during lunch.  We hope to see you at the event – it will be a night of fun and excitement.  Attire for the gala is dressy, no jeans or shorts.   There have been questions about the “dressy” attire for the gala.  Please refer to the following:  No jeans, tshirts, shorts or sweatshirts.  Girls can wear dresses or nice pants. Boys don’t have to wear a tie, but at least a button up shirt or golf style shirt.  Sweaters are also appropriate.  There will be a purse and coat check in.  Gala pick up instructions are attached.

6th and 7th graders that are interested in trying out for dance need to return their paperwork by next Friday, February 14th.

Create and purchase your student’s Yearbook Ad online today at:  https://www.balfour.com/alabama/birmingham/oak-mountain-middle-school   Ads must be submitted no later than Friday February 21st.  E-mail:  v3thomas@shelbyed.org or call Balfour at 1-800-944-5930 with any questions.

If any 8th graders would like a Broadcast Application for OMHS, please stop by Ms. Salmon’s room (D4). Also if you have already picked one up, please return it to Ms. Salmon as soon as possible. 

Cheer tryout packets and payments are due February 28, 2020.

SGA dodgeball packets due by next Friday.  The dodgeball game will be Thursday, February 20th immediately following dismissal.

SGA will be selling candy grams next week Tuesday-Friday for $1.00 each. 

On Monday, February 10th, all 7th and 8th graders will go to OMHS to see the Show Choir shows.  Students will leave OMMS at 8:15am and return by 11:15am

OMMS PTO is looking for businesses to sponsor our school!  For $250, your company logo will be featured on the OMMS Life Facebook page (which has over 900 followers!) all year long and your company information will be distributed in a school-wide list serve email.  Our partnership allows for extremely targeted advertising to almost 1,100 students and their families!  Please turn in the attached form and your donation to the front office to show your support of OMMS students and teachers!

Registration for the Oak Mountain High School Color Run is now open at www.oakmountaincolorrun.com. The date is March 7 at Oak Mountain State Park. All proceeds will benefit the O’Neal Comprehensive Cancer Center at UAB. Help us pass the $100,000 mark raised by supporting and signing up this year!

There will be a meeting on Thursday, Feb 20th at 6pm for those interested in trying out for cheerleading at OMHS.  At least one parent must attend the meeting.  Please contact Bridgit Watkins (bwatkins@shelbyed.org) with any questions prior to the meeting.6th grade Math team practice for February 13th is cancelled.  Please make plans to have your student transported home. Mrs. Alaimo will post practice on Google Classroom for the students to work on in the meantime and will see everyone at practice on February 20th!  Also, please wear your math team shirt to this practice as we will need to take a team picture for the yearbook.


The Oak Mountain Athletic Boosters invites all parents to an Athletic Preview evening. This will be the parents chance to meet all the coaches at the middle school and discuss things such as tryout information, expectations from coaches, the season and gain overall information about any athletic event your child might be interested in.  The event will be February 10th in the cafeteria from 6-7pm.  Please plan on attending. 

Valentine’s Day is almost here! Give your Valentine the perfect gift from BSN. Use code VDAY20 to save 20% off orders of $50 or more.  This promotion is valid for 48 hours only. This will start on 2/5 at 12:00 A.M. EST and it will expire on 2/6 at 11:59 P.M. EST.  http://sideline.bsnsports.com/schools/alabama/birmingham/oak-mountain-middle-school

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