October 26th Announcements

Meeting Information:  SGA will meet tomorrow morning at 7:20am in the cafeteria.

School Appropriate Halloween Costumes this Friday:  The SGA would like to invite students, teachers, & staff to wear your best school appropriate Halloween costume this Friday, October 29th.  Remember no full masks, no paint (hair, face, or body), and costumes must follow dress code.

Novel for Mrs. Acton and Mrs. Hutchings Classes:  Mrs. Acton and Mrs. Hutchings’ ELA students need a physical copy of the novel Look Both Ways by Jason Reynolds by November 4. Contact your teacher if you need help getting the book ASAP. 

Fall Gala Coming Soon:  Fall Gala will be here soon! Hope you all can join us for an afternoon full of fun on Friday, November 5th for games, music, concessions and all sorts of yummy snacks and treats. 6th graders will be during school from 12:20-2:30pm. 7th graders will be from 3-5pm and 8th graders from 3-5:30pm. Ticket and volunteer information will be coming soon.

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 This Week:  The SGA will be selling BOO Grams (candy) this week through 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 ends today.¬† Can totals as of yesterday afternoon:¬† 6th -Super close between Pierce, Renfro, and Carter (9 cans); 7th- Graddy, Alaimo, and Gingras; 8th – Holmes, Turpen, Acton, and Kennedy are close.¬† Thank you for your participation in the food drive.¬† Class winners will be announced tomorrow morning.

OMMS Sports Updates

Congratulations:  Congratulations to the 2021-2022 Girls Tennis Team: Sara B, Moira B, Elle B, Leah B, Hayden C, Alexis C, Allison C, Mia E, Sydney H, Savannah H, Devan O, Lily S, and Nanu S.  Congratulations to the following students that ran with the OMHS varsity cross country team in their meet last week.  Catarina W. finished 3rd for OMHS and 13th overall with a personal record of 20:47.  Nina E. finished 4th for OMHS 16th overall, with a time of 21:01.  Because of their performance finishing in the top 10, they have been asked to run again with the OMHS Varsity team this week in the State Qualifier meet.  Tripp C. finished 18th for OM and 67th overall and Cooper J. finished 11th for OM and 49th overall.

Boys Basketball Season Begins Next Week: Seventh and Eighth grade boys basketball will host the Homewood Patriots for their first home game on¬†Wednesday, November 3rd (please note date change).¬† Our theme will be¬†WHITE OUT!¬† All spectators are encouraged to “White Out” the gym with as many white shirts as possible.¬†¬†

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). Please follow our Facebook page for updates.

OM Girls Basketball League Information:  Registration for girls in 2nd-6th grades is now open through our web site www.omgb.org or by hard copy. Please email Coach Noel  if you need a form or have any questions contact Coach Noel at jnoel@shelbyed.org
Early registration cost: $125 After Oct.25th cost is $140. Evaluation/Placement date: October 26th at OMMS  7:00-8:00pm 2nd-4rd graders 8:00-9:00 5th-6th graders. First Game Saturday, November 13, 2021 First Practice Nov. 2nd 7:00-8:00pm 2nd-4rd graders 8:00-9:00 5th-6th graders. Practices will be mainly held on Tuesday evenings.

Athletic Boosters Meeting Tonight:  Everyone is invited to attend the OMMS athletic booster club meeting tonight at 7pm in the OMMS cafeteria.  Coach Burdett will be speaking to us about the upcoming tennis season and Coach White will be speaking to us about the upcoming Wrestling season. 

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.  You can also follow us on Instagram @ommsathleticboosters.

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

OMHS Band Poinsettia Fundraiser:¬†¬†It’s time for the annual poinsettia fundraiser that benefits the OMHS band percussion section. ¬†The poinsettias are florist quality from Wheeler Greenhouses in Montgomery.¬† Orders are due Friday 11/12, and flowers will be delivered Wednesday 12/1 in the OMHS band room.¬† Please use the attached form to order plants for your family and as gifts.¬† Thanks for your consideration and support!

Community News:  Come join the fun at Indian Springs FBC Cruise-In and Fall Festival this Saturday, 10/30 from 10am-3pm. There will be food trucks, games for all ages, bounce houses, music, and some great cars! 3375 Cahaba Valley Road