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OMMS November 29th Announcements

Indoor Track practice today is cancelled and is rescheduled to Friday at OMMS.

From The OMMS Nurse

Please use the following Google form to report any confirmed or suspected cases of the flu so that we can continue to monitor. Thank you!

Flu Reporting OMMS (google.com)

General Information

We would appreciate donations of Kleenex to the front office for teacher classrooms.

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

SGA members need to check Schoology & complete the Google form by Friday, Dec. 2nd.  SGA will meet on Wednesday at 7:20am in C-20.

New FCCLA officers should be sure to check their emails. There will be an FCCLA meeting for all members Thursday morning, Dec. 1st at 7:20am in Miss Boyd’s room.

NJHS Toys for Tots Fundraiser continues through Dec. 2nd.  Donations can be made via cash, check (payable to OMMS), or my school bucks.  All proceeds will go towards providing Christmas gifts to those who would otherwise not have them.  Please see the attached flyer.

Yearbook Ads Now Available for Purchase! The OMMS yearbook staff is excited to announce that you can now purchase ads for your student(s). The deadline to order AND submit your ad is December 1st. You can click the following link to purchase: https://www.jostens.com/apps/jcom/router.mvc?affiliateId=1281735. Please see the attached flyer for detailed instructions. If you have any questions, please contact either Lucie Harding (lharding@shelbyed.org) or Scott McIndoe (smcindoe@shelbyed.org).

Follow Shelby County Schools Career Technical Education social media accounts to learn about the great things happening in career & technical education in our schools!  There is a contest from now – Dec 9 on each page.  See the attachment for details.

Did you know that there is a non-profit organization that exists to solely to support Shelby County Schools? Today is Giving Tuesday and The Shelby County Schools Education Foundation would love your support!  To give a gift to the Foundation, go to www.donorbox.org/reimagine. To learn more about the Foundation and how we serve the students and teachers of Shelby County, visit us at www.shelbyedfoundation.org.

OMMS Sports Information:

Good luck to our basketball teams tonight as they play Helena tonight.  Boys at Helena; girls at home.

Good luck to our wrestling teams at Liberty Park tomorrow.

Good luck to our boys basketball as they host Chelsea Middle School on Thursday Dec. 1st.  The theme for that game is Jersey Night! Any student that wears a basketball Jersey to the game, will get free admission.

Good luck to our girls basketball teams at Chelsea on Thursday, Dec. 1st.

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

From OMHS:

Come join us and get in the Christmas spirit with Oak Mountain High School Choir’s HOLIDAY SPECTACULAR.  Enjoy singing and dancing to your favorite holiday songs, and shop for gifts at our Christmas Village before the show or during intermission.  Shows are Friday, December 9 at 7:00pm and Saturday, December 10 at 2:00pm and 7:00pm.  

Tickets are available at https://gofan.co/app/events/761816?schoolId=AL1761

OMMS Christmas Gala December 9th

Join us on Friday, December 9th for the Christmas Gala hosted by the OMMS Athletic Boosters Club! Entry tickets are $8 pre-sale and $12 at the door. Fun tickets are 5 for $5 and can be used for food, games, cake walk, and to cast votes in the 2nd Annual Coaches’ Ugly Sweater Contest! All tickets can be purchased through MySchoolBucks.

Christmas Gala Entry

Christmas Gala Fun Tickets

Individually wrapped snack cake donations are also needed for the cake walk. Christmas themed cakes are a plus! Donations can be dropped off in the OMMS office the week of the gala between 12/5-12/9. Sign up here!

November 18th Announcements

Next week schools and offices are closed.  Have a wonderful Thanksgiving break!

From The OMMS Nurse

Dear parents:  Our community continues to see an abundance of flu cases. Flu often presents with body aches, chills, cough, sore throat and fever. This strain also seems to have some gastrointestinal symptoms, as well. Please be mindful of these symptoms and keep your child home if they are feeling significantly ill with any of these symptoms.  

Please remember that SCBOE states that a student should not attend school until he/she has been fever free for 24 hours WITHOUT the use of fever reducing medications.  Please use the following Google form to report any confirmed or suspected cases of the flu so we can monitor the severity of this outbreak. Thank you!

Flu Reporting OMMS (google.com)

General Information

We would appreciate donations of Kleenex to the front office for teacher classrooms.

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

NJHS Toys for Tots Fundraiser continues through Dec. 2nd.  Donations can be made via cash, check (payable to OMMS), or my school bucks.  All proceeds will go towards providing Christmas gifts to those who would otherwise not have them.  Please see the attached flyer.

Yearbook Ads Now Available for Purchase! The OMMS yearbook staff is excited to announce that you can now purchase ads for your student(s). The deadline to order AND submit your ad is December 1st. You can click the following link to purchase: https://www.jostens.com/apps/jcom/router.mvc?affiliateId=1281735. Please see the attached flyer for detailed instructions. If you have any questions, please contact either Lucie Harding (lharding@shelbyed.org) or Scott McIndoe (smcindoe@shelbyed.org).

OMMS Sports Information:

Good luck to our wrestling teams at the Chelsea Swarm Duals tomorrow!

Congratulations to the 2022-2023 boy tennis team:  John Thomas B, Brady C, Aidan C, Grant F, Lucas H, Henry J, James P, Dalton R, Brandon S, Parker T, Jai V.

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

Bus Information 11.18.22

Students that ride bus 13-41 will ride bus 09-63 today at dismissal and will arrive approximately 30 minutes later to bus stops.

Students that ride bus 09-40 will wait at OMMS for bus 22-09 to return at approximately 3:35pm to pick up students for their route.

Thank you

November 15th Announcements

From The OMMS Nurse

Dear parents:  Our community continues to see an abundance of flu cases. Flu often presents with body aches, chills, cough, sore throat and fever. This strain also seems to have some gastrointestinal symptoms, as well. Please be mindful of these symptoms and keep your child home if they are feeling significantly ill with any of these symptoms.  

Please remember that SCBOE states that a student should not attend school until he/she has been fever free for 24 hours WITHOUT the use of fever reducing medications.  Please use the following Google form to report any confirmed or suspected cases of the flu so we can monitor the severity of this outbreak. Thank you!

Flu Reporting OMMS (google.com)

General Information

We would appreciate donations of Kleenex to the front office for teacher classrooms.

SGA will meet tomorrow at 7:20am.  Please wear your new SGA t shirt as we will be taking a group picture.  

Book Fair is here!  Students will shop with their ELA classes November 8th-18th. If you would like to set up an ewallet for your student you can find information about that here https://www.scholastic.com/bf/oakmountainmiddleschool2

NJHS Toys for Tots Fundraiser now -Dec. 2nd.  Donations can be made via cash, check (payable to OMMS), or my school bucks.  All proceeds will go towards providing Christmas gifts to those who would otherwise not have them.  Please see the attached flyer.

Are you Oak Mountain Christmas ready? Get your “OM Eagles” Ornament here: OM Ornament Informational flyer attached.

Yearbook Ads Now Available for Purchase! The OMMS yearbook staff is excited to announce that you can now purchase ads for your student(s). The deadline to order AND submit your ad is December 1st. You can click the following link to purchase: https://www.jostens.com/apps/jcom/router.mvc?affiliateId=1281735. Please see the attached flyer for detailed instructions. If you have any questions, please contact either Lucie Harding (lharding@shelbyed.org) or Scott McIndoe (smcindoe@shelbyed.org).

Winter Guard will have a parent meeting this Thursday, Nov. 17th at 6:30pm in the cafeteria.  Please plan to attend.

Good luck to our Scholars bowl teams in their matches against Mt. Brook at home today.

OMMS Sports Information:

Indoor track practice is cancelled for this afternoon. We will still practice Wednesday and Thursday of this week.

Good luck to our wrestling teams at home tomorrow.

Good luck to our basketball teams on Thursday as they play Simmons.  Boys at Simmons and girls at home.

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

Community and OM Schools Information:

Poinsettia Fundraiser:  It’s time for the annual poinsettia fundraiser that benefits the OMHS band percussion section.  The poinsettias are florist quality from Wheeler Greenhouses in Montgomery.   Orders are due Wednesday 11/16, and flowers will be delivered Wednesday 12/7 in the OMHS band room.  Please use the attached form to order plants for your family and as gifts.  Thanks for your consideration and support.

Bus 18-38 Information

Students that ride bus 18-38 will wait at OMMS for bus 09-63 to return at approximately 3:30pm to pick up students for the PM route.

Bus 18-38 will not run the AM route tomorrow morning, Wednesday, November 16th.

Thank you for your understanding.

November 10th Announcements

Schools and offices are closed tomorrow in observance of Veterans Day.

From The OMMS Nurse

Dear parents:  Our community continues to see an abundance of flu cases. Flu often presents with body aches, chills, cough, sore throat and fever. This strain also seems to have some gastrointestinal symptoms, as well. Please be mindful of these symptoms and keep your child home if they are feeling significantly ill with any of these symptoms.  

Please remember that SCBOE states that a student should not attend school until he/she has been fever free for 24 hours WITHOUT the use of fever reducing medications.  Please use the following Google form to report any confirmed or suspected cases of the flu so we can monitor the severity of this outbreak. Thank you!

Flu Reporting OMMS (google.com)

General Information

We would appreciate donations of Kleenex to the front office for teacher classrooms.

Please encourage students to look for lost items in our lost and found.  All items will be donated after today.

JUNA will meet on Monday, November 14th after school until 4:30pm.

SGA group picture is scheduled for November 16th at 7:20am.

Book Fair is here!  Students will shop with their ELA classes November 8th-18th. If you would like to set up an ewallet for your student you can find information about that here https://www.scholastic.com/bf/oakmountainmiddleschool2

NJHS Toys for Tots Fundraiser now -Dec. 2nd.  Donations can be made via cash, check (payable to OMMS), or my school bucks.  All proceeds will go towards providing Christmas gifts to those who would otherwise not have them.  Please see the attached flyer.

LAST CALL for 7th & 8th graders interested in going on the Washington DC Trip in February 2023!!  Click this link –> 2023 OMMS DC Trip Info –>see page 6 for step-by-step instructions to register.

Are you Oak Mountain Christmas ready? Get your “OM Eagles” Ornament here: OM Ornament Informational flyer attached.

Yearbook Ads Now Available for Purchase! The OMMS yearbook staff is excited to announce that you can now purchase ads for your student(s). The deadline to order AND submit your ad is December 1st. You can click the following link to purchase: https://www.jostens.com/apps/jcom/router.mvc?affiliateId=1281735. Please see the attached flyer for detailed instructions. If you have any questions, please contact either Lucie Harding (lharding@shelbyed.org) or Scott McIndoe (smcindoe@shelbyed.org).

OMMS Sports Information:

Good luck to our cheer teams in their regional competition today!

Good luck to our wrestling teams this Saturday at the Kickoff Classic at Vestavia Hills HS!

The boys basketball game vs Thompson on Nov. 14th will promote Join the Fight Night to raise awareness for childhood cancer.  All proceeds from ticket, concessions and shirt sales will be donated to a charity organization called Kids Join the Fight.  Walker Beery, who was diagnosed with Pediatric Brain Cancer in 2019, started this organization. Walker sadly passed away last year, but his vision of fighting childhood cancer lives on through this organization. Students are encouraged to wear yellow to the game in support of the cause. Additional donations will be accepted at a booth located at the entrance. Thank you in advance for your support. More information about this charity can be found at Kidsjointhefight.org.  Purchase this JOIN THE FIGHT T SHIRT by clicking on the following link.  Kids Join the Fight Shirt      

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

Community and OM Schools Information:

Poinsettia Fundraiser:  It’s time for the annual poinsettia fundraiser that benefits the OMHS band percussion section.  The poinsettias are florist quality from Wheeler Greenhouses in Montgomery.   Orders are due Wednesday 11/16, and flowers will be delivered Wednesday 12/7 in the OMHS band room.  Please use the attached form to order plants for your family and as gifts.  Thanks for your consideration and support.

OMMS Boys Basketball Join the Fight

The boys basketball game vs Thompson on Nov. 14th will promote Join the Fight Night to raise awareness for childhood cancer.  All proceeds from ticket, concessions and shirt sales will be donated to a charity organization called Kids Join the Fight.  Walker Beery, who was diagnosed with Pediatric Brain Cancer in 2019, started this organization. Walker sadly passed away last year, but his vision of fighting childhood cancer lives on through this organization. Students are encouraged to wear yellow to the game in support of the cause. Additional donations will be accepted at a booth located at the entrance. Thank you in advance for your support. More information about this charity can be found at Kidsjointhefight.org.  Purchase this JOIN THE FIGHT T SHIRT by clicking on the following link.  Kids Join the Fight Shirt      

November 8th Announcements

From The OMMS Nurse

Dear parents:  Our community continues to see an abundance of flu cases. Flu often presents with body aches, chills, cough, sore throat and fever. This strain also seems to have some gastrointestinal symptoms, as well. Please be mindful of these symptoms and keep your child home if they are feeling significantly ill with any of these symptoms.  

Please remember that SCBOE states that a student should not attend school until he/she has been fever free for 24 hours WITHOUT the use of fever reducing medications.  Please use the following Google form to report any confirmed or suspected cases of the flu so we can monitor the severity of this outbreak. Thank you!

Flu Reporting OMMS (google.com)

General Information

We would appreciate donations of Kleenex to the front office for teacher classrooms.

Please encourage students to look for lost items in our lost and found.  All items will be donated after 11/10.

SGA group picture is scheduled for tomorrow at 7:20am.

Book Fair is here!  Students will shop with their ELA classes November 8th-18th. If you would like to set up an ewallet for your student you can find information about that here https://www.scholastic.com/bf/oakmountainmiddleschool2

Coding Club will meet Wednesday, November 9th from 3-4:30 p.m. in Mrs Carter’s room A16. Bring a snack, water bottle, Chromebook, and charger.

NJHS Toys for Tots Fundraiser now -Dec. 2nd.  Donations can be made via cash, check (payable to OMMS), or my school bucks.  All proceeds will go towards providing Christmas gifts to those who would otherwise not have them.  Please see the attached flyer.

LAST CALL for 7th & 8th graders interested in going on the Washington DC Trip in February 2023!!  Click this link –> 2023 OMMS DC Trip Info –>see page 6 for step-by-step instructions to register.

Are you Oak Mountain Christmas ready? Get your “OM Eagles” Ornament here: OM Ornament Informational flyer attached.

Yearbook Ads Now Available for Purchase! The OMMS yearbook staff is excited to announce that you can now purchase ads for your student(s). The deadline to order AND submit your ad is December 1st. You can click the following link to purchase: https://www.jostens.com/apps/jcom/router.mvc?affiliateId=1281735. Please see the attached flyer for detailed instructions. If you have any questions, please contact either Lucie Harding (lharding@shelbyed.org) or Scott McIndoe (smcindoe@shelbyed.org).

OMMS Sports Information:

The boys basketball game vs Thompson on Nov. 14th will promote Join the Fight Night to raise awareness for childhood cancer.  All proceeds from ticket, concessions and shirt sales will be donated to a charity organization called Kids Join the Fight.  Walker Beery, who was diagnosed with Pediatric Brain Cancer in 2019, started this organization. Walker sadly passed away last year, but his vision of fighting childhood cancer lives on through this organization. Students are encouraged to wear yellow to the game in support of the cause. Additional donations will be accepted at a booth located at the entrance. Thank you in advance for your support. More information about this charity can be found at Kidsjointhefight.org.  Purchase this JOIN THE FIGHT T SHIRT by clicking on the following link.  Kids Join the Fight Shirt      

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

Community and OM Schools Information:

Poinsettia Fundraiser:  It’s time for the annual poinsettia fundraiser that benefits the OMHS band percussion section.  The poinsettias are florist quality from Wheeler Greenhouses in Montgomery.   Orders are due Wednesday 11/16, and flowers will be delivered Wednesday 12/7 in the OMHS band room.  Please use the attached form to order plants for your family and as gifts.  Thanks for your consideration and support

November 4th Announcements

From The OMMS Nurse

Dear parents:  Our community continues to see an abundance of flu cases. Flu often presents with body aches, chills, cough, sore throat and fever. This strain also seems to have some gastrointestinal symptoms, as well. Please be mindful of these symptoms and keep your child home if they are feeling significantly ill with any of these symptoms.  

Please remember that SCBOE states that a student should not attend school until he/she has been fever free for 24 hours WITHOUT the use of fever reducing medications.  Please use the following Google form to report any confirmed or suspected cases of the flu so we can monitor the severity of this outbreak. Thank you!

Flu Reporting OMMS (google.com)

General Information

SGA group picture is scheduled for Wednesday, November 9th at 7:20am.

NJHS Toys for Tots Fundraiser Nov. 7th -Dec. 2nd.  Donations can be made via cash, check (payable to OMMS), or my school bucks.  All proceeds will go towards providing Christmas gifts to those who would otherwise not have them.  Please see the attached flyer.

LAST CALL for 7th & 8th graders interested in going on the Washington DC Trip in February 2023!!  Click this link –> 2023 OMMS DC Trip Info –>see page 6 for step-by-step instructions to register.

JUNA will meet on Monday.

Are you Oak Mountain Christmas ready? Get your “OM Eagles” Ornament here: OM Ornament Informational flyer attached

OMMS Sports Information:

Good luck to our wrestling teams as they compete at Alexandria MS tomorrow!

If you are interested in joining Oak Mountain Middle’s FIRST Indoor Track and Field team, please sign up by following the link below. Our first practice is November 7th. All paperwork must be 100% in DragonFly by November 1st for you to participate. If you have any questions, see Coach Chumbley in C-19. https://forms.gle/UM3gShm1a5qeHTfZA

The boys basketball game vs Thompson on Nov. 14th will promote Join the Fight Night to raise awareness for childhood cancer.  All proceeds from ticket, concessions and shirt sales will be donated to a charity organization called Kids Join the Fight.  Walker Beery, who was diagnosed with Pediatric Brain Cancer in 2019, started this organization. Walker sadly passed away last year, but his vision of fighting childhood cancer lives on through this organization. Students are encouraged to wear yellow to the game in support of the cause. Additional donations will be accepted at a booth located at the entrance. Thank you in advance for your support. More information about this charity can be found at Kidsjointhefight.org.  Purchase this JOIN THE FIGHT T SHIRT by clicking on the following link.  Kids Join the Fight Shirt      

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

Community and OM Schools Information:

Poinsettia Fundraiser:  It’s time for the annual poinsettia fundraiser that benefits the OMHS band percussion section.  The poinsettias are florist quality from Wheeler Greenhouses in Montgomery.   Orders are due Wednesday 11/16, and flowers will be delivered Wednesday 12/7 in the OMHS band room.  Please use the attached form to order plants for your family and as gifts.  Thanks for your consideration and support