Daily Archives: January 26, 2022

January 26th Announcements

Virtual Character Assembly Tomorrow Morning:  Link to the virtual character assembly tomorrow morning, Jan. 27th beginning at 7:50am.  Students will follow a morning assembly schedule beginning in their Advisory class.   https://youtu.be/kH33sJwYYiY

Bus Change this Afternoon:  Students that ride bus 09-63 and bus 10-04 should report to C-west hallway at bus dismissal this afternoon.

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.

Yearbook ads are available for purchase:  Parents should visit https://www.balfour.com/ and then search Oak Mountain Middle School. Once there, click on Order Now and fill in the required information. Then, select that you want to purchase an ad. Once it is purchased, a link will be sent to you to design / complete the ad. Please see the attached detailed directions for additional help.  Ad purchases are due by February 5th!

Space Camp Program:  Middle-school students living in Alabama are eligible to attend a special Space Camp program free of charge. Students ages 12 to 14 may apply for Space Academy for Leading Students in Alabama, or SALSA, a Space Camp program funded by the Alabama legislature. Two students in each Alabama legislative district will receive a scholarship to attend SALSA, which promotes science, technology, engineering and mathematics education along with leadership skills.  To be eligible for SALSA, students must apply for the scholarship. The U.S. Space & Rocket Center will then forward a notice of application to the members of the Alabama House of Representatives or the Alabama Senate representing the district in which the students reside. Each member will nominate two students to receive a scholarship to attend SALSA.  Travel to and from the U.S. Space & Rocket Center is not included.  To learn more, visit www.spacecamp.com/salsa  The SALSA 2022 application is now open at https://spacecamp.smapply.io/  The deadline to apply is February 21, 2022. 

Coding Club: members make sure to add our February meeting dates to your calendar. We will meet  February 16th and 23rd from 3 P.M. – 4 P.M. Please check your email for more details, and contact Mrs. Carter, h2carter@shelbed.org, with any questions.

Robotics:  The non-competitive robotics team will meet after school today until 4:00pm in Room C-3.

Congratulations: to the following art students for their placement in the Shelby County Art Show:  K. Edmonds Hislope – 8th Grade – 3rd Place; A. Garcia – 8th Grade – Honorable Mention; H. Jones – 7th Grade – Honorable Mention

Winter Guard practice: will be until 4:45 instead of 5:45 today. Practice will resume as usual tomorrow. 


Basketball:  Good luck to our 7th grade boys basketball teams as they at Metro today.

Track and Field Tryouts:  will be held February 2nd and 3rd right after school at the OMMS track. You must be 100% in DragonFly to try out and follow the link to sign up. Students may see Coach Chumbley or Coach Jenness if you have  questions. https://forms.gle/J3RwU6S6mnNtKZTQ7

Help OMMS Boosters With Spirit Attire:  This month BSN is offering 20% off on your Sideline Store purchase of $85 or more! The below promotion is good for the entire month of January. This will end on 1/31/22 at 11:59 P.M. EST.  https://sideline.bsnsports.com/schools/alabama/birmingham/oak-mountain-middle-school