Daily Archives: February 3, 2023

February 3rd Announcements

Due to unforeseen circumstances, we must postpone indefinitely the Valentine’s Gala that was originally scheduled for next Friday, February 10th.  Parents that may have already purchased a ticket through myschoolbucks.com, may apply your purchase to the next gala or you may request a refund via email to the OMMS bookkeeper ghartsock@shelbyed.org

Congratulations to our Broadcast students as the OMMS YouTube channel officially launches today with the first interview.  This could not have been accomplished without the daily efforts of Mr. John Milton from OMHS and a dedicated group of students.  This first effort promises to be the first of many interviews and great stories told.  The channel link to the OMMS YouTube page is https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC6qO-rLvliGkTcZw5razomw.

All students need to bring their Chromebook in their case and their charger to advisory next Friday, February 10th. 

Please fill out the PTO form at the following link https://forms.gle/rriJRnzP6AvqGdoN7

Dance Team Clinic & Tryouts for the 2023-2024 season will be held March 13-17 in the OMMS Gym from 3-6pm. All tryout paperwork and the $25 clinic fee are due by Wednesday March 8. The clinic fee can be paid on MySchoolBucks.

Cheer clinic and tryouts for 2023-2024 will be held on February 27-March 3 from 3-5:30pm in the OMMS gym.  Tryout Paperwork, DragonFly requirements, and the payment of $40 is due Friday, February 17th.  The payment of $40 can be made on MySchoolBucks beginning Tuesday, January 17th.  The DragonFly requirements will be submitted as of the current year, 2022-2023, and will be transferred when the new year is created. 

CommUNITY Sessions 2023  Parents & Students: There is still time to sign up to participate in our Soar Mentor Group for our 6th-8th grade Black/African American students.  We have scheduled our first meeting for February 28, 2023 from 3:00-4:30 PM.  Our topic of discussion for our first meeting will be “Leadership and Legacy”.  We are excited about this opportunity to encourage and motivate our students.  Students can sign up with Coach Civils, Mrs. Hutchings, or Mrs. Salter.   If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us. 

Black History Month Announcements:  Students that have signed up to read a Black History Month Announcement, there will be a brief meeting with Mrs. Salter on Monday, February 6, 2023 in room A-3 during Eagle Hour. 

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 24th! We are super excited about this and can’t wait to show you the final result! Thanks so much for your support!

OMMS Sports Information:

6th and 7th grade girls – Volleyball tryouts for the 2023 teams will be March 6-9. All requirements can be found on the OMMS Volleyball Website and are due by February 27. NO EXCEPTIONS! Please see the website and flyers around the school for specific times for each grade level. 

Track evaluations today after school at the OMMS track.

BSN:  Jump into January with 15% OFF orders of $100 or more at your OAK MOUNTAIN MIDDLE SCHOOL Sideline Store. Stock up for yourself or for a fellow OAK MOUNTAIN MIDDLE SCHOOL fan who’s had their eye on that special hoodie, hat or tumbler. Best of all, this awesome sale is on for the ENTIRE month! So head over to Sideline Store now and save on all your faves with code JAN23 today.  http://sideline.bsnsports.com/schools/alabama/birmingham/oak-mountain-middle-school

Community Information:

The OM Color Run is happening on Saturday, March 11th at Oak Mountain State Park. All proceeds are given to the O’Neal Comprehensive Cancer Center at UAB.  Participants can visit the click here to register. Online registration is open now until March 9th. Walk-up registration will be available the day of the event. For more information about the OM Color Run, visit the OMHS SGA website or follow us on Instagram @sgaomhs