Students that ride bus #13-44 will ride bus #01-14 at dismissal today until further notice.
Report cards will not be sent home with students today. They will be sent home tomorrow.
Robotics Team Seeks New Competitors
The 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 firstname.lastname@example.org. The link to the interest survey is as follows: https://forms.gle/Xv8iqxAPVkV2wErv8
Canned Food Drive Begins October 18
The 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 email@example.com.
OMMS Sports Updates
Good luck to our Cross Country teams as they compete at Metro today at Veteran’s Park (Hoover).
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 firstname.lastname@example.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
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
Oak Mountain Men’s Basketball CHAMPIONSHIP SCHOOL 2nd – 6th Grade Boyshttps://www.oakmountainathletics.com/boys-basketball-champions-school