October 21st Announcements

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

Yearbooks For Sale

2021-2022 yearbooks are for sale!  Go to balfour.com/yearbooks and search for Oak Mountain Middle School.  They are only $40 now through January 31st.  Get them while they are hot!

SGA BOO Grams Next Week

The SGA will be selling BOO Grams (candy) next week, Tuesday-Thursday, during lunch in the cafeteria.  Send BOO Grams to your friends, teachers, or even yourself.  BOO Grams are $1 each and will be delivered each afternoon during Advisory. 

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 18-26.¬† All canned and non-perishable items are appreciated, but primary needs include canned vegetables and fruits, peanut butter, jelly, and boxed macaroni and cheese. So far the top winners for each grade level are as follows:¬† 6th- Carter; 7th- Graddy; 8th- Holmes.¬† Our total so far is 486 and we are working toward a goal of 2,000 by Tuesday.¬† Please bring in as many items¬†as possible. Can your class win the pizza party?¬† ¬†

OMMS Sports Updates

Baseball Tryouts todayBaseball tryouts will be from 4:00-6:00 today.  Players should bring tennis shoes or turf shoes. Tryouts will be in the hitting facility at the baseball field at Oak Mountain High School.  

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 or parents may order an OM basketball white out t-shirt by this Friday, October 22nd. 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