Daily Archives: October 5, 2022

October 5th Announcements

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).

Phase 1 will meet this Thursday, October 6th after school. Parents will pick students up at the end of A Hall. Please begin parking in the bus line by the gym. An email was sent to all applicants/parents with more information. Please contact Mr. Norris at j2norris@shelbyed.org if you have any questions.

6th Grade Students and Parents/Guardians:  This week the Counseling Department is hosting Sandra Dozier, with BridgeWays, to present lessons on the relationship between interests/personalities and future career options.  These lessons will take place during Social Studies:  Wednesday, October 5th- Mrs. Higginbotham’s Classes; Thursday, October 6th- Mr. Wood’s Classes; Friday, October 7th- Ms. Zimmer’s Classes.

Mrs. Carter’s Coding Club is now taking applications. Stop by room A-16 for a flyer, and complete the online application form by Friday, October 7th. The club is open to 6th grade students only, and space is limited. CLICK HERE to access the online application.

Please encourage students to check the lost and found in the gym and the front office for any missing items.  Items collected will be donated soon.

OMMS Choir Fundraiser Community T-shirts available for purchase now.

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Washington DC 2023 ~ February 16 – 20, 2023 There are 13 Spots Left! Final deadline is Friday, October 14th or when the spaces fill up.  If you are a 7th or 8th grader interested in attending the DC Trip –> read this carefully 2023 OMMS Washington DC Trip Information, follow the steps on page 6, and register as soon as possible. Email Mrs. Kennedy if you have any questions at jkennedy@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! 

OMMS Sports Information:

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. 

BSN:  http://sideline.bsnsports.com/schools/alabama/birmingham/oak-mountain-middle-school