Monthly Archives: February 2022

February 28th Announcements

8th grade Panoramic group picture will be taken tomorrow at 2:15pm.

Spring photos for students and faculty will be taken on Thursday, March 3rd during PE classes.

ATTENTION 6th GRADE PARENTS/GUARDIANS:¬† Below is the link to complete the Google Form¬†for your student’s 7th grade course requests for the 2022-2023 school year. Course requests are not guaranteed. All courses are filled based on staffing for the school year and are subject to change. Please complete this form by Friday, March 4th at 3 pm. If you submit the form and decide you want to make changes before March 4th, please contact the 7th grade counselor, Ashley Nipp (enipp@shelbyed.org).¬† 7th grade course request link:¬†https://forms.gle/7FeqUz5c8WRnruoB8

ATTENTION 7th GRADE PARENTS/GUARDIANS: Below is the link to complete the Google Form for your student’s 8th grade course requests for the 2022-2023 school year. Course requests are not guaranteed. All courses are filled based on staffing for the school year and are subject to change. Please complete this form by Friday, March 4th at 3 pm. If you submit the form and decide you want to make changes before March 4th, please contact the 8th grade counselor, Amy Becnel (abecnel@shelbyed.org). 8th grade course request link: https://forms.gle/BHChGLBon9XaW22D7  Aide position Google Form link: https://forms.gle/9m4Kq45tFcjvWuRC9

All girls trying out for cheerleading are reminded that all paperwork and DragonFly requirements are due Friday, Mar. 4th. Candidates that have not paid or have incomplete paperwork will not be eligible for tryouts.

2021-2022 Yearbooks are for sale:  Go to balfour.com/yearbooks and search for Oak Mountain Middle School.  They are $45.  Price will increase after TODAY.

JUNA meets today until 4:30pm.

SGA will meet Wednesday in the Media Center at 7:20am. Members should wear your new OM shirt as we will take a picture for the yearbook.

Any 7th-grade student interested in being a Library Aide should pick up an application in the library. Applications are due on March 8th.

All 7th grade ELA students (not including Mrs. Rich’s classes) need to have their very own copy of THE PIGMAN by Paul Zindel in class by Monday, March 14th. Make plans NOW to purchase this novel so you can come to class prepared accordingly! This will also be announced daily in class beginning today.

8th Grade Parents! The yearbook staff is working on a very special memories page for the yearbook. In order to complete the page, we need your 8th grader’s baby picture as soon as possible! If you would like to share a baby photo of your child, please send it to our yearbook co-sponsor, Scott McIndoe at smcindoe@shelbyed.org. Be sure to include your student’s name with the photo.Please be sure to send a photo by February 28th! We are super excited about this and can’t wait to show you the final result! Thanks so much for your support!

6th and 7th grade students who are interested in trying out for winter guard but didn’t attend the interest meeting need to come by Ms. Marzullo’s room (G-6) to get an application packet.  The clinic fee and paperwork are due by March 25th. Students interested in checking out a flag can come by Ms. Marzullo’s room during advisory. Clinics will take place April 4th-6th in the OMMS gym from 3:30-5:30. Tryouts will take place on April 7th in the OMHS band room at 3:30. Clinics are required to try out. 

Attention 7th and 8th grade girls!  If you are interested in Engineering, or STEM fields in general join Eureka. It is a teen achievement program full of adventures and scientific exploration.  Summer registration is open for the Eureka program until April 30th!  Fill out the form by going to https://forms.gle/Hs3r4ZyJDTeVLsZt8 you can also reach out to astrickland@girlsinccentral-al.org for more information. 

OMMS SPORTS

Current 6th and 7th grade girls that want to try out for the 2022 volleyball teams need to complete all requirements found on the OMMS Volleyball Website and sign up in Coach Gunnels’s room A-21. Requirements must be met by March 2nd – NO EXCEPTIONS. Tryouts will be held March 7-10 at OMMS. 

Help OMMS Boosters With Spirit Attire:  Heads up, OAK MOUNTAIN MIDDLE SCHOOL fan!  This February, we’re showin’ fans the love with 20% OFF orders of $80+ when you use code: FEB22 on hot apparel and accessories through our OAK MOUNTAIN MIDDLE SCHOOL Sideline Store. Better hustle–sale ends 2/28. Check us out on social to learn more. Go OAK MOUNTAIN MIDDLE SCHOOL!  http://sideline.bsnsports.com/schools/alabama/birmingham/oak-mountain-middle-school

FROM OMHS:
The Oak Mountain Color Run will be on Saturday, March 5th at Oak Mountain State Park. Proceeds from this event will be given to the O’Neal Comprehensive Cancer Center at UAB for cancer research. For more information and to register, visit the SGA Color Run website,¬†COLOR RUN 2022

February 25th Announcements

Students that ride bus 22-09 will ride bus 09-63 today at bus dismissal.

All girls trying out for cheerleading are reminded that the tryout fee of $40 is due today.  All paperwork and DragonFly requirements are due Friday, Mar. 4th. Candidates that have not paid or have incomplete paperwork will not be eligible for tryouts.

Students are required to have YOUR school-issued Chromebook AND charger with you in Advisory today.  Make sure both are in your possession today. 

Students that attended the OMHS varsity basketball game today will be excused as long as a parent note is turned in within the 3 days of the absence.  The note MUST be turned in to the school by today (2/25) stating that you gave your student permission to attend the basketball game.  All notes must have a parent signature.  

JUNA members need to check their email for important reminders.2021-2022 Yearbooks are for sale:  Go to balfour.com/yearbooks and search for Oak Mountain Middle School.  They are $45.  Price will increase after Feb. 28th.

Interested in a Flipgrid Book Club with another Birmingham area school? If so, see Mrs. Howton or Mrs. McCaleb to get more info!

Any SGA member that did not get their t-shirt, should stop by Mrs. Acton’s room (C20) this week. The SGA yearbook picture will be made next Wednesday, March 2…wear your shirt.

ATTENTION 6th GRADE PARENTS/GUARDIANS:  Below is the link to complete the Google Form for your student’s 7th grade course requests for the 2022-2023 school year. Course requests are not guaranteed. All courses are filled based on staffing for the school year and are subject to change. Please complete this form by Friday, March 4th at 3 pm. If you submit the form and decide you want to make changes before March 4th, please contact the 7th grade counselor, Ashley Nipp (enipp@shelbyed.org).  7th grade course request link: https://forms.gle/7FeqUz5c8WRnruoB8

7th Graders:  If you are interested in applying for Office Aide for your 8th grade year and you have not picked up an application, see Mrs. Whitt in the Front Office.  If you have already picked up your application, please make sure you complete it and turn it in.  If you are interested in being an aide in Mr. White’s class, please see him asap.  

Any 7th-grade student interested in being a Library Aide should pick up an application in the library. Applications are due on March 8th.

All 7th grade ELA students (not including Mrs. Rich’s classes) need to have their very own copy of THE PIGMAN by Paul Zindel in class by Monday, March 14th. Make plans NOW to purchase this novel so you can come to class prepared accordingly! This will also be announced daily in class beginning today.

8th Grade Parents! The yearbook staff is working on a very special memories page for the yearbook. In order to complete the page, we need your 8th grader’s baby picture as soon as possible! If you would like to share a baby photo of your child, please send it to our yearbook co-sponsor, Scott McIndoe at smcindoe@shelbyed.org. Be sure to include your student’s name with the photo.Please be sure to send a photo by February 28th! We are super excited about this and can’t wait to show you the final result! Thanks so much for your support!

Any 6th or 7th graders who have spoken to parents about cost and would like to sign up for dance should sign up with Mrs. Howton in the library by Friday, Feb 25th.   

Any current Dance Team members should return uniforms to Mrs. Howton asap! 

6th and 7th grade students who are interested in trying out for winter guard but didn’t attend the interest meeting need to come by Ms. Marzullo’s room (G-6) to get an application packet.  The clinic fee and paperwork are due by March 25th. Students interested in checking out a flag can come by Ms. Marzullo’s room during advisory. Clinics will take place April 4th-6th in the OMMS gym from 3:30-5:30. Tryouts will take place on April 7th in the OMHS band room at 3:30. Clinics are required to try out. 

 Attention 7th and 8th grade girls!  If you are interested in Engineering, or STEM fields in general join Eureka. It is a teen achievement program full of adventures and scientific exploration.  Summer registration is open for the Eureka program until April 30th!  Fill out the form by going to https://forms.gle/Hs3r4ZyJDTeVLsZt8 you can also reach out to astrickland@girlsinccentral-al.org for more information. 

OMMS SPORTS

Good luck to our baseball team in their double header at Echols today;  show choirs at their competition at Auburn HS today and our softball team at the Thompson Tournament at Veteran‚Äôs Park (Alabaster)!

Current 6th and 7th grade girls that want to try out for the 2022 volleyball teams need to complete all requirements found on the OMMS Volleyball Website and sign up in Coach Gunnels’s room A-21. Requirements must be met by March 2nd – NO EXCEPTIONS. Tryouts will be held March 7-10 at OMMS. 

Help OMMS Boosters With Spirit Attire:  Heads up, OAK MOUNTAIN MIDDLE SCHOOL fan!  This February, we’re showin’ fans the love with 20% OFF orders of $80+ when you use code: FEB22 on hot apparel and accessories through our OAK MOUNTAIN MIDDLE SCHOOL Sideline Store. Better hustle–sale ends 2/28. Check us out on social to learn more. Go OAK MOUNTAIN MIDDLE SCHOOL!  http://sideline.bsnsports.com/schools/alabama/birmingham/oak-mountain-middle-school

FROM OMHS:
The Oak Mountain Color Run will be on Saturday, March 5th at Oak Mountain State Park. Proceeds from this event will be given to the O’Neal Comprehensive Cancer Center at UAB for cancer research. For more information and to register, visit the SGA Color Run website,¬†COLOR RUN 2022

February 24th Announcements

Students that ride bus 09-36 will board/ride 09-63 this afternoon at bus dismissal.

Students are required to have YOUR school-issued Chromebook AND charger with you in Advisory tomorrow.  Make sure both are in your possession tomorrow. 

Students participating in Physical Day tomorrow will be at OMHS from approximately 8am to 10am.  Please do not plan to check out your participating student during this time.

Students that attended the OMHS varsity basketball game today will be excused as long as a parent note is turned in within the 3 days of the absence.  The note MUST be turned in to the school by tomorrow (2/25) stating that you gave your student permission to attend the basketball game.  All notes must have a parent signature.  

JUNA members need to check their email for important reminders.2021-2022 Yearbooks are for sale:  Go to balfour.com/yearbooks and search for Oak Mountain Middle School.  They are $45.  Price will increase after Feb. 28th.

Interested in a Flipgrid Book Club with another Birmingham area school? If so, see Mrs. Howton or Mrs. McCaleb to get more info!

Any SGA member that did not get their t-shirt, should stop by Mrs. Acton’s room (C20) this week. The SGA yearbook picture will be made next Wednesday, March 2…wear your shirt.

ATTENTION 6th GRADE PARENTS/GUARDIANS:  Below is the link to complete the Google Form for your student’s 7th grade course requests for the 2022-2023 school year. Course requests are not guaranteed. All courses are filled based on staffing for the school year and are subject to change. Please complete this form by Friday, March 4th at 3 pm. If you submit the form and decide you want to make changes before March 4th, please contact the 7th grade counselor, Ashley Nipp (enipp@shelbyed.org).  7th grade course request link: https://forms.gle/7FeqUz5c8WRnruoB8

7th Graders:  If you are interested in applying for Office Aide for your 8th grade year and you have not picked up an application, see Mrs. Whitt in the Front Office.  If you have already picked up your application, please make sure you complete it and turn it in.  If you are interested in being an aide in Mr. White’s class, please see him asap.

All 7th grade ELA students (not including Mrs. Rich’s classes) need to have their very own copy of THE PIGMAN by Paul Zindel in class by Monday, March 14th. Make plans NOW to purchase this novel so you can come to class prepared accordingly! This will also be announced daily in class beginning today.

8th Grade Parents! The yearbook staff is working on a very special memories page for the yearbook. In order to complete the page, we need your 8th grader’s baby picture as soon as possible! If you would like to share a baby photo of your child, please send it to our yearbook co-sponsor, Scott McIndoe at smcindoe@shelbyed.org. Be sure to include your student’s name with the photo.Please be sure to send a photo by February 28th! We are super excited about this and can’t wait to show you the final result! Thanks so much for your support!

Any 6th or 7th graders who have spoken to parents about cost and would like to sign up for dance should sign up with Mrs. Howton in the library by Friday, Feb 25th.   

Any current Dance Team members should return uniforms to Mrs. Howton asap! 

6th and 7th grade students interested in being on the 2022-2023 OMMS Winter Guard team need to attend the interest meeting tonight at 6 pm in the OMHS band room.

Attention 7th and 8th grade girls!  If you are interested in Engineering, or STEM fields in general join Eureka. It is a teen achievement program full of adventures and scientific exploration.  Summer registration is open for the Eureka program until April 30th!  Fill out the form by going to https://forms.gle/Hs3r4ZyJDTeVLsZt8 you can also reach out to astrickland@girlsinccentral-al.org for more information. 

OMMS SPORTS

Good luck to our softball team as they play at Piztiz today.

Current 6th and 7th grade girls that want to try out for the 2022 volleyball teams need to complete all requirements found on the OMMS Volleyball Website and sign up in Coach Gunnels’s room A-21. Requirements must be met by March 2nd – NO EXCEPTIONS. Tryouts will be held March 7-10 at OMMS. 

Help OMMS Boosters With Spirit Attire:  Heads up, OAK MOUNTAIN MIDDLE SCHOOL fan!  This February, we’re showin’ fans the love with 20% OFF orders of $80+ when you use code: FEB22 on hot apparel and accessories through our OAK MOUNTAIN MIDDLE SCHOOL Sideline Store. Better hustle–sale ends 2/28. Check us out on social to learn more. Go OAK MOUNTAIN MIDDLE SCHOOL!  http://sideline.bsnsports.com/schools/alabama/birmingham/oak-mountain-middle-school

FROM OMHS:
The Oak Mountain Color Run will be on Saturday, March 5th at Oak Mountain State Park. Proceeds from this event will be given to the O’Neal Comprehensive Cancer Center at UAB for cancer research. For more information and to register, visit the SGA Color Run website, COLOR RUN 2022

The interest meeting for the 2022-2023 OMHS Visual Ensemble will be held on Thursday, February 24th at 6:00pm in the OMHS Band Room. Anyone interested in trying out for high school Color Guard, Dance Team, or Majorettes, or for middle school Winter Guard or JV Majorettes needs to attend with a parent. Mandatory tryout clinics will be April 4th-6th from 3:30-6:45 and tryouts will be held on Thursday, April 7th beginning at 3:30pm. For more information, please contact Mrs. Sheffield (ksheffield@shelbyed.org) or Mr. Feldman (zfeldman@shelbyed.org).

February 23rd Announcements

Softball games and practice are canceled for today.

Students, you are required to have YOUR school-issued Chromebook AND charger with you in Advisory on Friday, February 25th.  Make sure both are in your possession on Friday. 

Students that attended the OMHS varsity basketball game today will be excused as long as a parent note is turned in within the 3 days of the absence.  The note MUST be turned in to the school by FEB. 25 stating that you gave your student permission to attend the basketball game.  All notes must have a parent signature.  

JUNA members need to check their email for important reminders.2021-2022 Yearbooks are for sale:  Go to balfour.com/yearbooks and search for Oak Mountain Middle School.  They are $45.  Price will increase after Feb. 28th.

Interested in a Flipgrid Book Club with another Birmingham area school? If so, see Mrs. Howton or Mrs. McCaleb to get more info!

Any SGA member that did not get their t-shirt today, should stop by Mrs. Acton’s room (C20) this week. The SGA yearbook picture will be made next Wednesday, March 2…wear your shirt.

ATTENTION 6th GRADE PARENTS/GUARDIANS:  Below is the link to complete the Google Form for your student’s 7th grade course requests for the 2022-2023 school year. Course requests are not guaranteed. All courses are filled based on staffing for the school year and are subject to change. Please complete this form by Friday, March 4th at 3 pm. If you submit the form and decide you want to make changes before March 4th, please contact the 7th grade counselor, Ashley Nipp (enipp@shelbyed.org).  7th grade course request link: https://forms.gle/7FeqUz5c8WRnruoB8

7th Graders:  If you are interested in applying for Office Aide for your 8th grade year and you have not picked up an application, see Mrs. Whitt in the Front Office.  If you have already picked up your application, please make sure you complete it and turn it in.  If you are interested in being an aide in Mr. White’s class, please see him asap.

Physical Day:  We are excited to be able to participate in Physical Day this year on February 25th at OMHS. A physical is required for any student who wishes to participate on an athletic team and must be completed annually. Please see the attachment for additional information.   Requirements are due by today!

All 7th grade ELA students (not including Mrs. Rich’s classes) need to have their very own copy of THE PIGMAN by Paul Zindel in class by Monday, March 14th. Make plans NOW to purchase this novel so you can come to class prepared accordingly! This will also be announced daily in class beginning today.

8th Grade Parents! The yearbook staff is working on a very special memories page for the yearbook. In order to complete the page, we need your 8th grader’s baby picture as soon as possible! If you would like to share a baby photo of your child, please send it to our yearbook co-sponsor, Scott McIndoe at smcindoe@shelbyed.org. Be sure to include your student’s name with the photo.Please be sure to send a photo by February 28th! We are super excited about this and can’t wait to show you the final result! Thanks so much for your support!

Cheer tryout packets were distributed for all girls who signed up. Please look through packets and start completing all DragonFly documents. Deadline for all DragonFly forms, including a new physical, is Friday, March 4th. No exceptions! Paper forms found in packet must be signed and returned to Coach Chartrand in D-5 by Friday, March 4th.

Any 6th or 7th graders who have spoken to parents about cost and would like to sign up for dance should sign up with Mrs. Howton in the library by Friday, Feb 25th.   

Any current Dance Team members should return uniforms to Mrs. Howton asap! 

OMMS SPORTS

Current 6th and 7th grade girls that want to try out for the 2022 volleyball teams need to complete all requirements found on the OMMS Volleyball Website and sign up in Coach Gunnels’s room A-21. Requirements must be met by March 2nd – NO EXCEPTIONS. Tryouts will be held March 7-10 at OMMS. 

Help OMMS Boosters With Spirit Attire:  Heads up, OAK MOUNTAIN MIDDLE SCHOOL fan!  This February, we’re showin’ fans the love with 20% OFF orders of $80+ when you use code: FEB22 on hot apparel and accessories through our OAK MOUNTAIN MIDDLE SCHOOL Sideline Store. Better hustle–sale ends 2/28. Check us out on social to learn more. Go OAK MOUNTAIN MIDDLE SCHOOL!  http://sideline.bsnsports.com/schools/alabama/birmingham/oak-mountain-middle-school

FROM OMHS:
The Oak Mountain Color Run will be on Saturday, March 5th at Oak Mountain State Park. Proceeds from this event will be given to the O’Neal Comprehensive Cancer Center at UAB for cancer research. For more information and to register, visit the SGA Color Run website, COLOR RUN 2022

The interest meeting for the 2022-2023 OMHS Visual Ensemble will be held on Thursday, February 24th at 6:00pm in the OMHS Band Room. Anyone interested in trying out for high school Color Guard, Dance Team, or Majorettes, or for middle school Winter Guard or JV Majorettes needs to attend with a parent. Mandatory tryout clinics will be April 4th-6th from 3:30-6:45 and tryouts will be held on Thursday, April 7th beginning at 3:30pm. For more information, please contact Mrs. Sheffield (ksheffield@shelbyed.org) or Mr. Feldman (zfeldman@shelbyed.org).

February 22nd Announcements

Today’s baseball game is canceled. No practice. 

Students, you are required to have YOUR school-issued Chromebook AND charger with you in Advisory on Friday, February 25th.  Make sure both are in your possession on Friday. 

SGA will meet tomorrow morning at 7:20am in the Media Center.
Students that attended the OMHS varsity basketball game today will be excused as long as a parent note is turned in within the 3 days of the absence.  The note MUST be turned in to the school by FEB. 25 stating that you gave your student permission to attend the basketball game.  All notes must have a parent signature.  

2021-2022 Yearbooks are for sale:  Go to balfour.com/yearbooks and search for Oak Mountain Middle School.  They are $45.  Price will increase after Feb. 28th.

Interested in a Flipgrid Book Club with another Birmingham area school? If so, see Mrs. Howton or Mrs. McCaleb to get more info!

7th Graders:  If you are interested in applying for Office Aide for next year and you have not picked up an application, see Mrs. Whitt in the Front Office.  If you have already picked up your application, please make sure you complete it and turn it in.  If you are interested in being an aide in Mr. White’s class, please see him asap.

Physical Day:  We are excited to be able to participate in Physical Day this year on February 25th at OMHS. A physical is required for any student who wishes to participate on an athletic team and must be completed annually. Please see the attachment for additional information.   Requirements are due by tomorrow.

All 7th grade ELA students (not including Mrs. Rich’s classes) need to have their very own copy of THE PIGMAN by Paul Zindel in class by Monday, March 14th. Make plans NOW to purchase this novel so you can come to class prepared accordingly! This will also be announced daily in class beginning today.

8th Grade Parents! The yearbook staff is working on a very special memories page for the yearbook. In order to complete the page, we need your 8th grader’s baby picture as soon as possible! If you would like to share a baby photo of your child, please send it to our yearbook co-sponsor, Scott McIndoe at smcindoe@shelbyed.org. Be sure to include your student’s name with the photo.Please be sure to send a photo by February 28th! We are super excited about this and can’t wait to show you the final result! Thanks so much for your support!

Cheer tryout packets were distributed for all girls who signed up. Please look through packets and start completing all DragonFly documents. Deadline for all DragonFly forms, including a new physical, is Friday, March 4th. No exceptions! Paper forms found in packet must be signed and returned to Coach Chartrand in D-5 by Friday, March 4th.

Phase I will meet today until 4:15 and students should bring 3  hygiene items that we will use to create hygiene bags for Vineyard Family Services. 

Any 6th or 7th graders who have spoken to parents about cost and would like to sign up for dance should sign up with Mrs. Howton in the library by Friday, Feb 25th.   

Any current Dance Team members should return uniforms to Mrs. Howton asap! 

OMMS SPORTS

Good luck to our tennis team in their match against Homewood at IRC.

Current 6th and 7th grade girls that want to try out for the 2022 volleyball teams need to complete all requirements found on the OMMS Volleyball Website and sign up in Coach Gunnels’s room A-21. Requirements must be met by March 2nd – NO EXCEPTIONS. Tryouts will be held March 7-10 at OMMS. 

Help OMMS Boosters With Spirit Attire:¬†¬†Heads up, OAK MOUNTAIN MIDDLE SCHOOL fan!¬† This February, we’re showin’ fans the love with¬†20% OFF¬†orders of $80+ when you use code: FEB22 on hot apparel and accessories through our OAK MOUNTAIN MIDDLE SCHOOL Sideline Store. Better hustle–sale ends 2/28. Check us out on social to learn more. Go OAK MOUNTAIN MIDDLE SCHOOL!¬†¬†http://sideline.bsnsports.com/schools/alabama/birmingham/oak-mountain-middle-school

February 18th Announcements

Monday, February 21st is an Instructional Day for faculty and staff.  No students.
Today’s baseball game vs McAdory is cancelled. No practice. 

Softball games are canceled. There will be practice until 5.

Good luck to the robotics teams that will compete in the State Robotics Tournament at Auburn University tomorrow.  

Good luck to our choirs at the South Central Classic choir competition at Homewood HS tonight at 6:30.OMMS is so excited the Varsity Boys Basketball team has made it to the Elite 8 round in the Basketball State Championships.  The game will be played this Tuesday,  February 22nd at 10:45am at Wallace State Community College.  

Please note that this day will be an all day excused absence as long as a parent note is turned in within the 3 days of the absence.  The note MUST be turned in to the school by FEB. 25 stating that you gave your student permission to attend the basketball game.  All notes must have a parent signature.  

Students that attended the OMHS Varsity basketball games on Feb. 17th may submit a signed parent note for an excused absence.  This note MUST be received by FEB. 22 stating that you gave your student permission to attend the basketball game.  

2021-2022 Yearbooks are for sale:  Go to balfour.com/yearbooks and search for Oak Mountain Middle School.  They are $45.  Price will increase after Feb. 28th.

Interested in a Flipgrid Book Club with another Birmingham area school? If so, see Mrs. Howton or Mrs. McCaleb to get more info!

Physical Day:  We are excited to be able to participate in Physical Day this year on February 25th at OMHS. A physical is required for any student who wishes to participate on an athletic team and must be completed annually. Please see the attachment for additional information and requirements. 

All 7th grade ELA students (not including Mrs. Rich’s classes) need to have their very own copy of THE PIGMAN by Paul Zindel in class by Monday, March 14th. Make plans NOW to purchase this novel so you can come to class prepared accordingly! This will also be announced daily in class beginning today.

8th Grade Parents! The yearbook staff is working on a very special memories page for the yearbook. In order to complete the page, we need your 8th grader’s baby picture as soon as possible! If you would like to share a baby photo of your child, please send it to our yearbook co-sponsor, Scott McIndoe at smcindoe@shelbyed.org. Be sure to include your student’s name with the photo.Please be sure to send a photo by February 28th! We are super excited about this and can’t wait to show you the final result! Thanks so much for your support!

Cheer tryout packets were distributed for all girls who signed up. Please look through packets and start completing all DragonFly documents. Deadline for all DragonFly forms, including a new physical, is Friday, March 4th. No exceptions! Paper forms found in packet must be signed and returned to Coach Chartrand in D-5 by Friday, March 4th.

Phase I will meet on February 22nd until 4:15 and students should bring 3  hygiene items that we will use to create hygiene bags for Vineyard Family Services. 

Are you interested in being a part of the OMMS Book Olympiad team this spring? Even though there will not be a county competition, the OMMS team will read and discuss several books and participate in fun activities after school based on the books. If you are interested, visit the OMMS Book Olympiad blog at https://podcasts.shelbyed.k12.al.us/omms-battle-of-books/ for more information  You can sign up on the blog or by using the following link: https://forms.gle/frtHMwnjL2pnRNAX7 Sign-up ends Friday, February 18. 

OMMS SPORTS

Current 6th and 7th grade girls that want to try out for the 2022 volleyball teams need to complete all requirements found on the OMMS Volleyball Website and sign up in Coach Gunnels’s room A-21. Requirements must be met by March 2nd – NO EXCEPTIONS. Tryouts will be held March 7-10 at OMMS. 

Help OMMS Boosters With Spirit Attire:¬†¬†Heads up, OAK MOUNTAIN MIDDLE SCHOOL fan!¬† This February, we’re showin’ fans the love with¬†20% OFF¬†orders of $80+ when you use code: FEB22 on hot apparel and accessories through our OAK MOUNTAIN MIDDLE SCHOOL Sideline Store. Better hustle–sale ends 2/28. Check us out on social to learn more. Go OAK MOUNTAIN MIDDLE SCHOOL!¬†¬†http://sideline.bsnsports.com/schools/alabama/birmingham/oak-mountain-middle-school

February 17th Announcements

Due to the potential for severe weather conditions on Thursday, February 17, 2022, all after-school activities are canceled.  This includes athletic practices, local athletic events, club meetings and after school tutoring.

Students that attended the OMHS Varsity basketball games today may submit a signed parent note for an excused absence within 3 days.  The parent note MUST be turned in to the school by FEB. 22 stating that you gave your student permission to attend the basketball game.  

2021-2022 Yearbooks are for sale:  Go to balfour.com/yearbooks and search for Oak Mountain Middle School.  They are $45.

Interested in a Flipgrid Book Club with another Birmingham area school? If so, see Mrs. Howton or Mrs. McCaleb to get more info!

Physical Day:  We are excited to be able to participate in Physical Day this year on February 25th at OMHS. A physical is required for any student who wishes to participate on an athletic team and must be completed annually. Please see the attachment for additional information and requirements. 

All 7th grade ELA students (not including Mrs. Rich’s classes) need to have their very own copy of THE PIGMAN by Paul Zindel in class by Monday, March 14th. Make plans NOW to purchase this novel so you can come to class prepared accordingly! This will also be announced daily in class beginning today.

8th Grade Parents! The yearbook staff is working on a very special memories page for the yearbook. In order to complete the page, we need your 8th grader’s baby picture as soon as possible! If you would like to share a baby photo of your child, please send it to our yearbook co-sponsor, Scott McIndoe at smcindoe@shelbyed.org. Be sure to include your student’s name with the photo.Please be sure to send a photo by February 28th! We are super excited about this and can’t wait to show you the final result! Thanks so much for your support!

Cheer tryout packets were distributed for all girls who signed up. Please look through packets and start completing all DragonFly documents. Deadline for all DragonFly forms, including a new physical, is Friday, March 4th. No exceptions! Paper forms found in packet must be signed and returned to Coach Chartrand in D-5 by Friday, March 4th.

Phase I will meet on February 22nd until 4:15 and students should bring 3  hygiene items that we will use to create hygiene bags for Vineyard Family Services. 

Are you interested in being a part of the OMMS Book Olympiad team this spring? Even though there will not be a county competition, the OMMS team will read and discuss several books and participate in fun activities after school based on the books. If you are interested, visit the OMMS Book Olympiad blog at https://podcasts.shelbyed.k12.al.us/omms-battle-of-books/ for more information  You can sign up on the blog or by using the following link: https://forms.gle/frtHMwnjL2pnRNAX7 Sign-up ends Friday, February 18. 

OMMS SPORTS

Current 6th and 7th grade girls that want to try out for the 2022 volleyball teams need to complete all requirements found on the OMMS Volleyball Website and sign up in Coach Gunnels’s room A-21. Requirements must be met by March 2nd – NO EXCEPTIONS. Tryouts will be held March 7-10 at OMMS. 

Help OMMS Boosters With Spirit Attire:¬†¬†Heads up, OAK MOUNTAIN MIDDLE SCHOOL fan!¬† This February, we’re showin’ fans the love with¬†20% OFF¬†orders of $80+ when you use code: FEB22 on hot apparel and accessories through our OAK MOUNTAIN MIDDLE SCHOOL Sideline Store. Better hustle–sale ends 2/28. Check us out on social to learn more. Go OAK MOUNTAIN MIDDLE SCHOOL!¬†¬†http://sideline.bsnsports.com/schools/alabama/birmingham/oak-mountain-middle-school

February 16th Announcements

OMMS is very excited that BOTH the OMHS Varsity Girls and Varsity Boys Basketball teams have made it to the Sweet 16 round in the Basketball State Championships.  Both games will be played BACK TO BACK this Thursday, February 17th at Wallace State Community College  801 Main St NW Hanceville, AL 35077.  The Varsity Girls will play Bob Jones High School at 12:00pm and the Varsity Boys will play Austin High School at 1:30pm.

Please note that this will be an excused absence as long as a parent note is turned in within 3 days of the absence.  The parent note MUST be turned in to the school by FEB. 22 stating that you gave your student permission to attend the basketball game.  All notes must have a parent signature.  Tickets are sold on GoFan.co.  Please search AHSAA (AL), then Thursday Feb. 17 at Wallace State, Northwest Regional Basketball Day 1.  

2021-2022 Yearbooks are for sale:  Go to balfour.com/yearbooks and search for Oak Mountain Middle School.  They are $45.

Interested in a Flipgrid Book Club with another Birmingham area school? If so, see Mrs. Howton or Mrs. McCaleb to get more info!

Physical Day:  We are excited to be able to participate in Physical Day this year on February 25th at OMHS. A physical is required for any student who wishes to participate on an athletic team and must be completed annually. Please see the attachment for additional information and requirements. 

All 7th grade ELA students need to have their very own copy of THE PIGMAN by Paul Zindel in class by Monday, March 14th. Make plans NOW to purchase this novel so you can come to class prepared accordingly! This will also be announced daily in class beginning today.

8th Grade Parents! The yearbook staff is working on a very special memories page for the yearbook. In order to complete the page, we need your 8th grader’s baby picture as soon as possible! If you would like to share a baby photo of your child, please send it to our yearbook co-sponsor, Scott McIndoe at smcindoe@shelbyed.org. Be sure to include your student’s name with the photo.Please be sure to send a photo by February 28th! We are super excited about this and can’t wait to show you the final result! Thanks so much for your support!

Cheer tryout packets were distributed for all girls who signed up. Please look through packets and start completing all DragonFly documents. Deadline for all DragonFly forms, including a new physical, is Friday, March 4th. No exceptions! Paper forms found in packet must be signed and returned to Coach Chartrand in D-5 by Friday, March 4th.

Phase I will meet on February 22nd until 4:15 and students should bring 3  hygiene items that we will use to create hygiene bags for Vineyard Family Services. 

Coding Club students will meet today in Mrs. Carter’s room D2, from 3 – 4:30 pm. Check your email for reminders.

Are you interested in being a part of the OMMS Book Olympiad team this spring? Even though there will not be a county competition, the OMMS team will read and discuss several books and participate in fun activities after school based on the books. If you are interested, visit the OMMS Book Olympiad blog at https://podcasts.shelbyed.k12.al.us/omms-battle-of-books/ for more information  You can sign up on the blog or by using the following link: https://forms.gle/frtHMwnjL2pnRNAX7 Sign-up ends Friday, February 18. 

OMMS SPORTS

Current 6th and 7th grade girls that want to try out for the 2022 volleyball teams need to complete all requirements found on the OMMS Volleyball Website and sign up in Coach Gunnels’s room A-21. Requirements must be met by March 2nd – NO EXCEPTIONS. Tryouts will be held March 7-10 at OMMS. 

Help OMMS Boosters With Spirit Attire:¬†¬†Heads up, OAK MOUNTAIN MIDDLE SCHOOL fan!¬† This February, we’re showin’ fans the love with¬†20% OFF¬†orders of $80+ when you use code: FEB22 on hot apparel and accessories through our OAK MOUNTAIN MIDDLE SCHOOL Sideline Store. Better hustle–sale ends 2/28. Check us out on social to learn more. Go OAK MOUNTAIN MIDDLE SCHOOL!¬†¬†http://sideline.bsnsports.com/schools/alabama/birmingham/oak-mountain-middle-school