Daily Archives: September 21, 2022

September 21st Announcements

SPIRIT WEEK THIS WEEK: Our theme this year is Shipwrecked- BEAT BUMPUS!! Thursday- OMMS SPIRIT DAY:  6th- WHITE; 7th- BLUE; 8th- RED

Yearbooks! The 2023 OMMS yearbooks are ready to purchase! Please use the following link to order. https://jostensyearbooks.com/?REF=A01057478 We are excited to work with Jostens this year, and they are offering some limited time deals, so be sure to check it out! If you have any questions, please email either Mrs. Harding (lharding@shelbyed.org) or Mr. McIndoe (smcindoe@shelbyed.org).

Any 7th & 8th grade student interested in attending the Washington DC trip from Thursday, February 16 – Monday, February 20, 2023 – Read carefully the following details on 2023 OMMS Washington DC Trip Info!  Deadline to register is Monday, October 3rd.  Email Mrs. Kennedy at jkennedy@shelbyed.org with any questions.

Attention 8th graders: Our High Flight field trip is coming up!  The entire 8th grade will attend this instructional field trip. Read the attached letter for details about time, place, activities, and fee via the parent listserv or OMMS website. The deadline for the fee is Friday 9/30.

Debate Team Tryout Update: Completed applications have been extended to Tuesday, September 27th. You will be notified about whether you made the team by Friday, September 30th, and our first practice will be Thursday, October 6th. Applications are in Mrs. Rich’s room (B14).

The next FCCLA meeting will be next Thursday morning (9.29.22) at 7:20 in Miss Boyd’s room. We will talk about elections for officers! Payments for FCCLA will be due the following week on Thursday, October 6. Dues should be paid online through My School Bucks, and any questions should be sent to jboyd@shelbyed.orgFCCLA Club Dues

Phase 1 Community Service club is now accepting applications for all 6th, 7th, and 8th graders. This group meets 1-2 Thursdays per month and works with organizations like Oak Mountain Missions, Backpack Buddies, and local nursing homes to make our community better! If you are interested in being a part of this group, please fill out the application at: https://forms.gle/Bvg1VZSPJSsu2X7W9 by Friday, September 30th. If you have any questions, please contact Mr. Norris at j2norris@shelbyed.org.

Birmingham-Southern Men’s Basketball team is offering free admission to a home game for the entire family! Any student who reads 5 books by Friday, Oct. 28th and turns in their form will receive free admission to a home game of their choice! Come get a flyer from the library or print the flyer, then complete the challenge, and turn it in to the library (Mrs. Howton or Mrs. McCaleb) by Friday, Oct. 28th! 

Parents/Guardians: In order to plan for the 2022-2023 school year, please consider completing the Parent Needs Assessment. Your input is valuable and necessary in order to help meet the needs of our OMMS students and families. 


OMMS Sports Information:

Good luck to our volleyball teams as they play at Liberty Park today!

Girls basketball tryouts:  8th-grade tryouts will be September 22 from 5:50 a.m.- 7:10 a.m. 7th-grade tryouts will be on September 23rd from 5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m. and on September 24th from 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. OMMS Girls Basketball Tryout Sign Up

Seventh and Eighth grade boys basketball are selling shirts to promote their first home game on October 25th against Briarwood Christian Lions!  Our theme will be RED OUT! All spectators are encouraged to “RED Out” the gym with as many red shirts as possible. You can purchase your RED OUT shirt on myschoolbucks by clicking the link.  Red Out Shirt

It’s time to sign up for Wrestling! There are flyers in most 7th and 8th grade classes. Please follow the QR code to sign up. Sign ups will be 9/19/2022-10/07-2022. If you have any questions, please see Coach White in A-8.  Wrestling Sign Ups 2022-2023

Boys interested in trying out for the OMMS Baseball Team need to complete the Google Form link below.  Tryouts will be October 20-23 at Oak Mountain High School. All required documents must be completed in DragonFly by October 14th to be eligible to tryout.  https://forms.gle/AiXQ4vdkxzv3pMwe8

Attention all OMMS athletes, parents and fans! Show your continued support for our athletics department by becoming a member of the OMMS Athletics Boosters Club! Great spirit swag is included with all membership tiers, and the Gold and Eagle level memberships get you or your entire family into all home athletic events for the entire year! All proceeds go to provide additional resources to our amazing student athletes and coaches.  Payments can by made through www.myschoolbucks.com by searching OMMS. 

From OMHS:

OMHS Girls Golf Tryouts are September 29th at Inverness Country Club.  Tryouts are open to 7th and 8th grade girls that  already know how to play golf.   You must have a current physical on file in order to try out.   If you are interested in a tryout for your golfer please contact Coach Susan Schwartz @ sschwartz@shelbyed.org.