February 21st Announcements

Students that ride bus 10-12 will ride bus 09-63 today at dismissal.

We no longer have OMMS agendas available for sale.  Students should purchase a daily planner to use as their agenda from an outside source.  Students must use agendas/planners for hall passes.

The SGA Dodgeball Tournament will be after school tomorrow in the gym, beginning at 3:15pm.  Players will stay in their advisory classes until carpool students are dismissed.  They will then meet their team members and faculty sponsor in the gym.  Parents should plan to pick their student up outside the gym at 4:15pm. If you are participating and have not turned in your Dodgeball form & $5 to the SGA “team captain” please get it to them tomorrow morning.

Eagle Ambassadors will meet tomorrow at 7:20am in B-10 to discuss upcoming events.

Parents/Guardians of 6th grade students:  The course request Google Form is “live”. This is the form that you will complete to request classes for next year. We ask that you complete and submit this form with your student by Friday, February 24th. If you make a mistake on the form, please email Ashley Nipp at enipp@shelbyed.org. Please only submit one form per student. 


Attention 2023-2024 OMMS parents/guardians:  Sherri Spears, the Gifted Education lead teacher for SC middle schools, will hold an informative meeting on “challenge classes”.   The meeting will be held on Wednesday, February 22nd at 6:00 pm in the OMMS Media Center. We hope you can join us for this meeting especially if you have questions about the challenge classes that will be offered in the upcoming school year.

Phase 1 will meet Thursday, February 23, after school until 4:30.

The OMMS Dance Team will be hosting open practices for students who are interested in preparing for tryouts each Thursday from February 16 to March 2. Students who plan to participate need to let Ms. Downs know in advance!

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.

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. 

Yearbooks Are Selling Fast! The 2023 OMMS yearbooks are selling fast! We only have a limited number available. Please use the following link to order before they sell out!. https://jostensyearbooks.com/?REF=A01057478  If you have any questions, please email either Mrs. Harding (lharding@shelbyed.org) or Mr. McIndoe (smcindoe@shelbyed.org).

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:

Good luck to our baseball team as they play at Pell City today!

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. 

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

OMHS & Community Information:

There will be a Pre-Tryout Parent Meeting for OMHS Cheerleading on Tuesday, February 21st at 6:30pm in the OMHS Library.  Please enter through the main entrance of the building.  This meeting is for anyone interested in trying out for the 2023-2024 OMHS Cheerleading teams, including current 8th graders at OMMS and ChMS living in the OMHS school zone.  Please email BWatkins@shelbyed.org with questions.

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

See the attached information from the OMHS Beta Club.