Daily Archives: October 13, 2021

October 13 Announcements

Report cards will be sent home with students on Thursday, October 14.

Spirit Day TomorrowTomorrow we will be on an afternoon pep rally schedule in order to take a student, faculty, and staff photo on the football field during advisory.  In addition, tomorrow will be a Red, White, and Blue Spirit Day with each grade level wearing the following colors:    Eighth Grade — Red; Seventh Grade — White; and Sixth Grade — Blue.  

Upcoming Meetings

Coding Club will meet this afternoon, in Mrs. Carter’s room D2, from 3-4:30.

Robotics Team Seeks New CompetitorsThe window is still open for students¬†interested in signing up for¬†OMMS’s national and world renown¬†Robotics Team.¬† Students interested in joining the team must complete the interest survey by¬†October 15.¬† Once it is determined how many students are interested in competing, Mrs. Whitehead will schedule a tryout and a parent meeting.¬† For those who have questions, please email Mrs. Whitehead at¬†swhitehead@shelbyed.org.¬† The link to the interest survey is as follows:¬† ¬†https://forms.gle/Xv8iqxAPVkV2wErv8

Canned Food Drive Begins October 18The OMMS Phase I Community Service Group’s annual canned food drive to benefit Oak Mountain Mission will run¬†October 18-25.¬† All canned and non-perishable items are appreciated, but primary needs include canned vegetables and fruits, peanut butter, jelly, and boxed macaroni and cheese.

Signup Period Continues for Winter Guard Tryouts                                                    

7th & 8th graders: Winter Guard clinics and tryouts are¬†next week, October 18th-21st, at Oak Mountain High School in the cafeteria from 3:30-5:45. You must provide your own transportation to the high school. If you are trying out and have not turned in your paperwork and paid the clinic fee on MySchoolBucks, you need to do that as soon as possible. Come by Ms. Marzullo’s room in G-6 to grab a packet if you have not already. All paperwork and fees must be turned in before October 18th. If you are trying out and have not been added to the Schoology page, use this code to join:¬†RRW6-QZ48-9HHG2¬†If you have any questions, email Ms. Marzullo at¬†smarzullo@shelbyed.org.¬†

OMMS Sports Updates

Good luck to our football teams tonight as they play Clay Chalkville at Heardmont.

Basketball Teams Aim to Promote School Spirit                                                        

Seventh and Eighth grade boys basketball will host the Homewood Patriots for their first home game on Thursday, November 4th.  Our theme will be WHITE OUT!  All spectators are encouraged to “White Out” the gym with as many white shirts as possible.  Interested students may order an OM basketball white out t-shirt.  Shirts may be purchased on MySchoolBucks at the following link:   Boys Basketball White Out    

Sign up for OMMS Boys and Girls Tennis Teams

Students interested in trying out for the 2021-22 OMMS Tennis Team, signups are now through Oct. 22. Please follow the link below to sign up. All paperwork must be 100% complete in DragonflyMax by Oct. 22 to be able to participate in tryouts. Tryouts will be held at Inverness Racquet Club. Girls will tryout on Oct. 25th from 4:00 until 5:30 and boys will tryout on Nov. 1 from 4:00 until 5:30. Signup is available on the OMMS Tennis Blog or by using the signup link: https://forms.gle/9e4xKkxxKrY8k9hY7. See Coach Burdett if you have any questions.

Baseball Tryouts Set

Students interested in trying out for the 2021-22 OMMS Baseball Team may sign up through Oct. 15. Please follow the link below to sign up. All paperwork must be 100% complete in DragonflyMax by Oct. 18 to be able to participate in tryouts. Tryouts will be held at Oak Mountain High School on Wed. 10/20: 4:00-6:00; Thurs. 10/21 4:00-6:00; Sat. 10/23 9:00-12:00; Sun. 10/24 1:30-4:00.  Basketball players should only attend Saturday and Sunday sessions. Signup link: https://forms.gle/Th1uvEdpT9YwsZ1d8

Follow OMMS Athletic Boosters on Facebook

OMMS has a new and improved page on Facebook. This should give everyone the opportunity to see the page without sending a friend request. Please follow along at https://fb.me/OMBoostersGOOM or at the QR Code attached below. The former Facebook page will be deactivated this Friday. You can also follow us on Instagram @ommsathleticboosters.

Competitive Swimmers Needed for OMHS Swim Team                                             

Any 7th-8th grade student with competitive swim experience interested in joining the OMHS Swim Team needs to contact Ms. Hubbard at khubbard@shelbyed.org. The Sectionals Meet will be held in November and students will need to have a current physical on file as well as other paperwork on Dragonfly.

Help OMMS Boosters With Spirit Attire

During the month of October BSN is offering 20% off on your Sideline Store purchase of $85 or more!  This promotion is good for the entire month of October and will end on 10/31/21 at 11:59 P.M. EST.  https://sideline.bsnsports.com/schools/alabama/birmingham/oak-mountain-middle-school

Other News

Enhance Your Student’s Birthday Experience
Display your OMMS student’s name and birthday wishes on the OMMS electronic outdoor sign.¬†¬†Message will be displayed for 3 days.¬†¬†https://tinyurl.com/y4s4tmpo

From OMHS:Oak Mountain Men’s Basketball CHAMPIONSHIP SCHOOL 2nd – 6th Grade Boyshttps://www.oakmountainathletics.com/boys-basketball-champions-school