October 29 Announcements

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.

JUNA:  will meet Monday, November 1st from 3-4:30.

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!

Elevation Show Choir Crew:  List will be posted outside the choir room today.

OMMS SPORTS UPDATES

Girls Basketball Tournament:  The OMMS girls‚Äô  basketball team would love to see everyone at the tournament this weekend. Schedule is attached. *Because this is their fundraiser, season tickets will not be accepted* 

Baseball Parent Meeting:  Will be held on Monday, November 1st at 6:00pm in the cafeteria.

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.

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:¬†¬†The Shelby County Schools Education Foundation’s Annual Fundraiser, Taste of Shelby County and Online Auction, is being held at Inverness Country Club on November 4, from 6-8 pm. The event features a sampling from restaurants and beverage vendors from around Shelby County. Tickets are $30, or you can gain access¬†30 minutes prior to the event with a $50 EAT Pass. Tickets can be purchased using the link at¬†www.tasteofshelbycounty.com. Bidding for the auction will open on October 31st and can be accessed through¬†www.32auctions.com/TasteofShelbyCounty. Contact Bethany Ivey at¬†205.682.5255¬†or¬†bivey@shelbyed.org¬†with any questions.

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