Daily Archives: January 31, 2022

January 31st Announcements

Bus Change this Afternoon:  Students that ride bus 09-36 will report to 09-63 at dismissal this afternoon.  Students that ride bus 10-04 should report to Mr. McGaughy at C-west hallway at dismissal this afternoon.

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

Morning Announcements:  Would you like to help read morning announcements in honor of Black History Month? This opportunity is open to 6th, 7th, and 8th graders. The deadline to sign up is before Friday, Feb. 4. See Mrs. Salter in room A3 or Mrs. Hutchings in room C4 to sign up and find out more information. You can also email csalter@shelbyed.org or shutchings@shelbyed.org

2021-2022 Yearbooks are for sale:  Go to balfour.com/yearbooks and search for Oak Mountain Middle School.  They are only $40 now through TODAY.

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!

The Scholastic Book Fair is coming to the OMMS library Feb 3rd-10th: If you would like to set up an ewallet for your student, please visit https://bookfairs.scholastic.com/bookfairs/parent-how-it-works.html?fairID=5045991 for more information!

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.

Message from OMHS:  Current 8th grade parents, we want to invite you to a parent course selection meeting where our counselors will cover the same material your child will hear on Thursday, Feb. 3rd. These meetings will be in the PAC at OMHS Monday, Feb. 7 at 6pm or Tuesday, Feb. 8 at 8am. Please utilize the PAC doors off of the commons.

SGA will meet Wednesday morning at 7:20am in the Media Center.

6th grade math team will meet today in C-16 until 4pm.


Congratulations to the wrestling Metro individual champions:  Jameson T., Sam P., Peyton G., and Coleman S.

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


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.