Daily Archives: October 18, 2021

October 18 Announcements

Report cards will be sent home on Friday, October 22nd.  

JUNA will meet after school today until 4:30pm.

All of Ms. Turpen’s classes will have an Energy Quiz tomorrow.  See Schoology for details. 

Canned Food Drive Collection Underway
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.  

Winter Guard Clinic Begins Today  

Winter Guard clinic begins today at Oak Mountain High School in the cafeteria from 3:30-5:45. You must provide your own transportation. Any student who has not turned in the permission slip, consent form, physical, and $20 clinic fee must turn them in before the clinic begins to be able to participate.

OMMS Sports Updates

Congratulations to Coach Chumbley on being voted the Metro South Boys Cross Country Coach of the Year. 

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.

OM Boys Rec Basketball League Information
Registration is now open for the OM Boys Rec Basketball League. The league is open to all 2nd-6th grader boys residing in the Oak Mountain area. Cost is $130/player and there will be 60 spots for each age group (2-4 and 5-6). Player Evaluations are tentative for 10/24. Please follow our Facebook page for updates.

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