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May 14th Daily Announcements

Traditional students were given 2021-2022 registration information to take home on Thursday, April 26th.  Remote students may pick up registration packets at OMMS this week from 9am to 2pm for current 6th, 7th and 8th grades. Registration Update:  We WILL accept residency proofs dated April-July. Please upload your proofs to SCORE by June 30th, if at all possible. Thank you!

Important reminder that leggings are NOT allowed to be worn to school with t-shirts or sweatshirts.  Leggings should only be worn with a dress.  This has been the dress code policy for the entire school year per the SCBOE code of conduct dress code policy.

Enrolling in Publix Partners is an easy way to support OMMS!

8th grade picnic for traditional students will be Monday, May 24th.  Admission is free.  Parents, please donate cases of bottled water to the front office.

8th Grade – The deadline for turning in the 9th grade SGA application has been extended to Monday, May 17 by 3:00pm.  No exceptions.  (Give to Mrs. Higginbotham in A17.)  After that, any interested student must wait until applications are available in August at OMHS. 

The 2021-2022 JUNA members will meet Thursday, May 20 before school in A17.  Congrats to the new members:  Addisyn A,  Abigail D, Savannah H, Ethan H, Campbell R, Tate R, Emily S, Mahee V, and Mary W.

SGA is sponsoring Groovy GOOM – a Summer Celebration Spirit Week May 17-21! Grade levels will be competing for points that will count towards the Final Spirit Stick of the year by dressing up and participating in a door decoration contest.  (Winning advisory will win a pizza party & will earn points for their grade level.)

Dress Up Days next week:

Monday, May 17 – “Lazy Monday” wear PJs

Tuesday, May 18 – “Tacky Tourist Tuesday”

Wednesday, May 19 – “Groovy GOOM” – wear your grooviest 60’s & 70’s outfits.  (This will be the 6th Grade’s Dove/Hawk Day.)

Thursday, May 20 – “Beach Bum Thursday” beach and luau themed attire

Friday, May 21 – “OM Spirit Day” – wear new t-shirt or any OM colored attire

Phase 1 will meet on Monday 5/17 until 4:00pm.

Students that ride bus 10-11 should report to C west at dismissal today.  Students will ride bus 07-10 and leave at 3:30pm.

All books checked out from the media center are due on May 14th. If a book is lost, see Mrs. Howton or Mrs. Collins to get ideas of where else to look and the replacement cost if it cannot be found.  

Happy Birthday Shoutouts:  Display your OMMS student’s name and birthday wishes on the OMMS electronic outdoor sign.  Message will be displayed for 3 days.  https://tinyurl.com/y4s4tmpo  

BSN is offering 15% off on on your Sideline Store purchase of $75 or more for the entire month of May. This will end on 5/31/21 at 11:59 P.M. EST.  Please see below for our next flash sale! This sale will start on 5/16 and end on 5/17 at 11:59 pm EST.  We are offering 20% off EVERYTHING, no minimum order required. https://sideline.bsnsports.com/schools/alabama/birmingham/oak-mountain-middle-school

May 13th Daily Announcements

Traditional students were given 2021-2022 registration information to take home on Thursday, April 26th.  Remote students may pick up registration packets at OMMS this week from 9am to 2pm for current 6th, 7th and 8th grades. Registration Update:  We WILL accept residency proofs dated April-July. Please upload your proofs to SCORE by June 30th, if at all possible. Thank you!

Important reminder that leggings are NOT allowed to be worn to school with t-shirts or sweatshirts.  Leggings should only be worn with a dress.  This has been the dress code policy for the entire school year per the SCBOE code of conduct dress code policy.

Enrolling in Publix Partners is an easy way to support OMMS!

8th grade picnic for traditional students will be Monday, May 24th.  Admission is free.  Parents, please donate cases of bottled water to the front office.

The 2021-2022 JUNA Team Members will be posted outside A17 during Advisory today.  There will be a JUNA meeting before school on Thursday, May 20th. 

Congratulations to the 7th & 8th grade summer team:  7th Grade Team:  Lauren B, Olivia B, Joy D, Tessa D, Addison G, Vivian H, Meryt H, Kennedy H, Sara Beth K, Elise M, Caroline O, Mary Beth O, Madeline P, Avery S, Anna Grace S.  8th Grade Team:  Sheri A, Elle C, Nina E, Sophie H, Faith H, Caroline K, Kara K, Courtney M, Lucy Mc, Kristen R, Emma Kate W, Stella W.

All books checked out from the media center will be due on May 14th. If a book is lost, see Mrs. Howton or Mrs. Collins to get ideas of where else to look and the replacement cost if it cannot be found.  

Happy Birthday Shoutouts:  Display your OMMS student’s name and birthday wishes on the OMMS electronic outdoor sign.  Message will be displayed for 3 days.  https://tinyurl.com/y4s4tmpo  

BSN is offering 15% off on on your Sideline Store purchase of $75 or more for the entire month of May. This will end on 5/31/21 at 11:59 P.M. EST.
https://sideline.bsnsports.com/schools/alabama/birmingham/oak-mountain-middle-school

May 12th Daily Announcements

Traditional students were given 2021-2022 registration information to take home on Thursday, April 26th.  Remote students may pick up registration packets at OMMS this week from 9am to 2pm for current 6th, 7th and 8th grades. Registration Update:  We WILL accept residency proofs dated April-July. Please upload your proofs to SCORE by June 30th, if at all possible. Thank you!

Important reminder that leggings are NOT allowed to be worn to school with t-shirts or sweatshirts.  Leggings should only be worn with a dress.  This has been the dress code policy for the entire school year per the SCBOE code of conduct dress code policy.

Enrolling in Publix Partners is an easy way to support OMMS!

8th grade picnic for traditional students will be Monday, May 24th.  Admission is free.  Parents, please donate cases of bottled water to the front office.

All books checked out from the media center will be due on May 14th. If a book is lost, see Mrs. Howton or Mrs. Collins to get ideas of where else to look and the replacement cost if it cannot be found.  

Happy Birthday Shoutouts:  Display your OMMS student’s name and birthday wishes on the OMMS electronic outdoor sign.  Message will be displayed for 3 days.  https://tinyurl.com/y4s4tmpo  

BSN is offering 15% off on on your Sideline Store purchase of $75 or more for the entire month of May. This will end on 5/31/21 at 11:59 P.M. EST.
https://sideline.bsnsports.com/schools/alabama/birmingham/oak-mountain-middle-school

OMMS SGA Sponsored Spirit Week & T-Shirt Sale

Deadline to order is TOMORROW:  SGA is selling a new OM t-shirt with a fun retro logo that students and faculty can wear on the 21st.  Link to order:  Retro Eagle Shirt

SGA is sponsoring Groovy GOOM – a Summer Celebration Spirit Week May 17-21! Grade levels will be competing for points that will count towards the Final Spirit Stick of the year by dressing up and participating in a door decoration contest.  (Winning advisory will win a pizza party & will earn points for their grade level.)

Dress Up Days next week:

Monday, May 17 – “Lazy Monday” wear PJs

Tuesday, May 18 – “Tacky Tourist Tuesday”

Wednesday, May 19 – “Groovy GOOM” – wear your grooviest 60’s & 70’s outfits.  (This will be the 6th Grade’s Dove/Hawk Day.)

Thursday, May 20 – “Beach Bum Thursday” beach and luau themed attire

Friday, May 21 – “OM Spirit Day” – wear new t-shirt or any OM colored attire

May 11th Daily Announcements

SGA is selling a new OM t-shirt with a fun retro logo that students and faculty can wear on the 21st.  Link to order:  Retro Eagle Shirt (Sale ends Thursday, May 13th.)

SGA is sponsoring Groovy GOOM – a Summer Celebration Spirit Week May 17-21! Grade levels will be competing for points that will count towards the Final Spirit Stick of the year by dressing up and participating in a door decoration contest.  (Winning advisory will win a pizza party & will earn points for their grade level.)

Dress Up Days next week:

Monday, May 17 – “Lazy Monday” wear PJs

Tuesday, May 18 – “Tacky Tourist Tuesday”

Wednesday, May 19 – “Groovy GOOM” – wear your grooviest 60’s & 70’s outfits.  (This will be the 6th Grade’s Dove/Hawk Day.)

Thursday, May 20 – “Beach Bum Thursday” beach and luau themed attire

Friday, May 21 – “OM Spirit Day” – wear new t-shirt or any OM colored attire

Traditional students were given 2021-2022 registration information to take home on Thursday, April 26th.  Remote students may pick up registration packets at OMMS this week from 9am to 2pm for current 6th, 7th and 8th grades. Registration Update:  We WILL accept residency proofs dated April-July. Please upload your proofs to SCORE by June 30th, if at all possible. Thank you!

Important reminder that leggings are NOT allowed to be worn to school with t-shirts or sweatshirts.  Leggings should only be worn with a dress.  This has been the dress code policy for the entire school year per the SCBOE code of conduct dress code policy.

Enrolling in Publix Partners is an easy way to support OMMS!

First Priority will meet tomorrow morning at 7:20am on the football field.

6th & 7th grade students may pick up a JUNA application outside room A17 today only.  Completed applications are due by tomorrow.

8th grade picnic for traditional students will be Monday, May 24th.  Admission is free.  Meal form must be turned in by Wednesday, May 12th.  Parents, please donate cases of bottled water to the front office.

No football practice today.

XC cancelled for today.

All books checked out from the media center will be due on May 14th. If a book is lost, see Mrs. Howton or Mrs. Collins to get ideas of where else to look and the replacement cost if it cannot be found.  

Happy Birthday Shoutouts:  Display your OMMS student’s name and birthday wishes on the OMMS electronic outdoor sign.  Message will be displayed for 3 days.  https://tinyurl.com/y4s4tmpo  

BSN is offering 15% off on on your Sideline Store purchase of $75 or more for the entire month of May. This will end on 5/31/21 at 11:59 P.M. EST.
https://sideline.bsnsports.com/schools/alabama/birmingham/oak-mountain-middle-school

OMMS SGA Sponsored Spirit Week & T-shirt Sale

SGA is selling a new OM t-shirt with a fun retro logo that students and faculty can wear on the 21st.  Link to order:  Retro Eagle Shirt (Sale ends Thursday, May 13th.)

SGA is sponsoring Groovy GOOM – a Summer Celebration Spirit Week May 17-21! Grade levels will be competing for points that will count towards the Final Spirit Stick of the year by dressing up and participating in a door decoration contest.  (Winning advisory will win a pizza party & will earn points for their grade level.)

Dress Up Days next week:

Monday, May 17 – “Lazy Monday” wear PJs

Tuesday, May 18 – “Tacky Tourist Tuesday”

Wednesday, May 19 – “Groovy GOOM” – wear your grooviest 60’s & 70’s outfits.  (This will be the 6th Grade’s Dove/Hawk Day.)

Thursday, May 20 – “Beach Bum Thursday” beach and luau themed attire

Friday, May 21 – “OM Spirit Day” – wear new t-shirt or any OM colored attire

May 10th Daily Announcements

Traditional students were given 2021-2022 registration information to take home on Thursday, April 26th.  Remote students may pick up registration packets at OMMS this week from 9am to 2pm for current 6th, 7th and 8th grades. Registration Update:  We WILL accept residency proofs dated April-July. Please upload your proofs to SCORE by June 30th, if at all possible. Thank you!

Important reminder that leggings are NOT allowed to be worn to school with t-shirts or sweatshirts.  Leggings should only be worn with a dress.  This has been the dress code policy for the entire school year per the SCBOE code of conduct dress code policy.

SGA will meet tomorrow morning at 7:20 in the cafeteria.

A beginner band class has been created specifically for rising 7th and 8th graders next school year. Please contact Mrs. Holmes ASAP if you want your child to be a part of this class. hholmes@shelbyed.org

The Virtual Locker Form goes live on the Oak Mountain High School webpage on Monday, May 24, 2021 at 7PM.  The virtual locker line will determine order of locker distribution as it will be timestamped.  Each grade level will be assigned to a specific hallway. 

Class of 2025!  Please use this presentation from May 3rd to access important links and information for rising 9th graders. Presentation FANS Camp Registration FANS Camp Payment

Enrolling in Publix Partners is an easy way to support OMMS!

6th & 7th grade students may pick up a JUNA application outside room A17.  Completed applications are due by Wednesday, May 12. 

8th grade picnic for traditional students will be Monday, May 24th.  Admission is free.  Meal form must be turned in by Wednesday, May 12th.  Parents, please donate cases of bottled water to the front office.

Spring football practice will begin today with the parent meeting immediately following at 5:30 at the middle school stadium. 

All books checked out from the media center will be due on May 14th. If a book is lost, see Mrs. Howton or Mrs. Collins to get ideas of where else to look and the replacement cost if it cannot be found.  

The 2021-2022 SGA elections for officer and representative positions will be held in August at both OMMS and OMHS, and applications will be available at that time.  However, interested 8th graders may go ahead and pick up the application while still at OMMS so that current teachers and counselors can sign the form.  The 9th grade SGA application is available in A17, and is due back to Mrs. Higginbotham by May 14.  The applications will then be sent to OMHS to be used in August. 

Students that need to replace their agenda due to loss or condition can purchase new agendas in the OMMS Front Office.  $5 cash or check.  Exact change is preferred and much appreciated.
Due to scheduling conflicts we have made a few minor changes to the tryouts schedule for the OMMS boys basketball program. Please see the information below. 

8th Grade: Monday, May 17th (3:15-4:30 p.m.) 

Tuesday, May 18th (3:15- 4:30 p.m.) 

Wednesday, May 19th (3:15- 4:30 p.m.) IF NEEDED

7th Grade: Monday, May 17th (4:45- 6:00 p.m.) 

Tuesday, May 18th (4:45-6:00 p.m.)

Wednesday, May 19th (4:45-6:00 p.m.) IF NEEDED

All 8th Grade girls interested in trying out for high school basketball next season, please contact Coach Beth Parmer at omhswbb@gmail.com. If you did NOT play on the Middle School team last year, you MUST bring a completed physical form to the first day of tryouts before you will be allowed to participate. Physical forms can be found on the Oak Mountain High School website under tab Athletics/More.

TRYOUT SCHEDULE
Sunday   May 23:     Tryouts 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Sunday,  May 23:     Parent Meeting 3:00 PM – OMHS cafeteria (at least one parent MUST attend)

Monday, May 24:     Tryouts 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Tuesday, May 25:     Tryouts 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Wednesday, May 26:  Tryouts 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Thursday, May 27:    Tryouts 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Happy Birthday Shoutouts:  Display your OMMS student’s name and birthday wishes on the OMMS electronic outdoor sign.  Message will be displayed for 3 days.  https://tinyurl.com/y4s4tmpo

BSN is offering 15% off on on your Sideline Store purchase of $75 or more for the entire month of May. This will end on 5/31/21 at 11:59 P.M. EST.
https://sideline.bsnsports.com/schools/alabama/birmingham/oak-mountain-middle-school

May 7th Daily Announcements

Traditional students were given 2021-2022 registration information to take home on Thursday, April 26th.  Remote students may pick up registration packets at OMMS this week from 9am to 2pm for current 6th, 7th and 8th grades. Registration Update:  We WILL accept residency proofs dated April-July. Please upload your proofs to SCORE by June 30th, if at all possible. Thank you!

Important reminder that leggings are NOT allowed to be worn to school with t-shirts or sweatshirts.  Leggings should only be worn with a dress.  This has been the dress code policy for the entire school year per the SCBOE code of conduct dress code policy.

A beginner band class has been created specifically for rising 7th and 8th graders next school year. Please contact Mrs. Holmes ASAP if you want your child to be a part of this class. hholmes@shelbyed.org

The choir rosters for next school year will be posted on the choir website (www.ommschoir.com) after school on Friday, May 7. 

The Virtual Locker Form goes live on the Oak Mountain High School webpage on Monday, May 24, 2021 at 7PM.  The virtual locker line will determine order of locker distribution as it will be timestamped.  Each grade level will be assigned to a specific hallway. 

Class of 2025!  Please use this presentation from May 3rd to access important links and information for rising 9th graders. PresentationFANS Camp RegistrationFANS Camp Payment

Enrolling in Publix Partners is an easy way to support OMMS!

6th & 7th grade students may pick up a JUNA application outside room A17.  Completed applications are due by Wednesday, May 12. 

SGA is sponsoring a school spirit t-shirt sale!  The design is a Groovy retro eagle shirt and orders can be placed using the following link  Retro Eagle Shirt  through Thursday, May 13.  

8th grade picnic for traditional students will be Monday, May 24th.  Admission is free.  Meal form must be turned in by Wednesday, May 12th.  Parents, please donate cases of bottled water to the front office.

Students who are being considered for NJHS are reminded that their completed application is due to Mr. Burdett or Mrs. Gingras by Monday, May 10th. Interested in knowing the criteria to be considered for NJHS? Click on this link: https://podcasts.shelbyed.k12.al.us/omms-njhs/criteria-to-be-considered-for-njhs-at-omms/

Spring football practice will begin on Monday, May 10th with the parent meeting immediately following at 5:30 at the middle school stadium. No practice today or tomorrow.

This week is the last week to check out books. All books checked out will be due on May 14th. If a book is lost, come talk with Mrs. Howton or Mrs. Collins to get ideas of where else to look and the replacement cost if it cannot be found.  

The 2021-2022 SGA elections for officer and representative positions will be held in August at both OMMS and OMHS, and applications will be available at that time.  However, interested 8th graders may go ahead and pick up the application while still at OMMS so that current teachers and counselors can sign the form.  The 9th grade SGA application is available in A17, and is due back to Mrs. Higginbotham by May 14.  The applications will then be sent to OMHS to be used in August. 

Students that need to replace their agenda due to loss or condition can purchase new agendas in the OMMS Front Office.  $5 cash or check.  Exact change is preferred and much appreciated.
OMMS XC Info: Any current 6th or 7th grader interested in running cross country for the Fall needs to complete this Google Form https://forms.gle/MropmXj6h8iSWdJr9 (the form can also be found on XC blog) and make sure to have their DragonFly profile 100% complete prior to tryouts on May 10 and 11.  See Coach Terino or Coach Chumbley for more details. 

OMHS XC Info:  Interested in running Cross Country in the Fall for Oak Mountain HS?  Upcoming 9th graders should fill out this link to get on the email list for Cross Country 2021-2022.  Email Coach Moore if you have any questions jmoore@shelbyed.org

Oak Mountain HS XC information sheet


All 8th Grade girls interested in trying out for high school basketball next season, please contact Coach Beth Parmer at omhswbb@gmail.com. If you did NOT play on the Middle School team last year, you MUST bring a completed physical form to the first day of tryouts before you will be allowed to participate. Physical forms can be found on the Oak Mountain High School website under tab Athletics/More.

TRYOUT SCHEDULE
Sunday   May 23:     Tryouts 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Sunday,  May 23:     Parent Meeting 3:00 PM – OMHS cafeteria (at least one parent MUST attend)

Monday, May 24:     Tryouts 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Tuesday, May 25:     Tryouts 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Wednesday, May 26:  Tryouts 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Thursday, May 27:    Tryouts 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Happy Birthday Shoutouts:  Display your OMMS student’s name and birthday wishes on the OMMS electronic outdoor sign.  Message will be displayed for 3 days.  https://tinyurl.com/y4s4tmpo

BSN is offering 15% off on on your Sideline Store purchase of $75 or more for the entire month of May. This will end on 5/31/21 at 11:59 P.M. EST.
https://sideline.bsnsports.com/schools/alabama/birmingham/oak-mountain-middle-school

May 4th Daily Announcements

Traditional students were given 2021-2022 registration information to take home on Thursday, April 26th.  Remote students may pick up registration packets at OMMS this week from 9am to 2pm for current 6th, 7th and 8th grades. Registration Update:  We WILL accept residency proofs dated April-July. Please upload your proofs to SCORE by June 30th, if at all possible. Thank you!

Important reminder that leggings are NOT allowed to be worn to school with t-shirts or sweatshirts.  Leggings should only be worn with a dress.  This has been the dress code policy for the entire school year per the SCBOE code of conduct dress code policy.

All Who’s Who recipients need to meet in the cafeteria at 1:45 on Wednesday, May 5th for tomorrow’s assembly. Dress appropriately. If you have any questions, contact Mrs. Acton.The Virtual Locker Form goes live on the Oak Mountain High School webpage on Monday, May 24, 2021 at 7PM.  The virtual locker line will determine order of locker distribution as it will be timestamped.  Each grade level will be assigned to a specific hallway. 

Class of 2025!  Please use this presentation from May 3rd to access important links and information for rising 9th graders. PresentationFANS Camp RegistrationFANS Camp Payment

Enrolling in Publix Partners is an easy way to support OMMS!

OMMS Broadcast applications are available in Ms. Salmon’s room A-3. Students that are interested in joining Broadcast please stop by and pick one up.  Applications are due by Friday, May 7th.

6th & 7th grade students may pick up a JUNA application outside room A17.  Completed applications are due by Wednesday, May 12. 

This week is the last week to check out books. All books checked out will be due on May 14th. If a book is lost, come talk with Mrs. Howton or Mrs. Collins to get ideas of where else to look and the replacement cost if it cannot be found.  

The 2021-2022 SGA elections for officer and representative positions will be held in August at both OMMS and OMHS, and applications will be available at that time.  However, interested 8th graders may go ahead and pick up the application while still at OMMS so that current teachers and counselors can sign the form.  The 9th grade SGA application is available in A17, and is due back to Mrs. Higginbotham by May 14.  The applications will then be sent to OMHS to be used in August. 

Students that need to replace their agenda due to loss or condition can purchase new agendas in the OMMS Front Office.  $5 cash or check.  Exact change is preferred and much appreciated.
Spring Football practice is scheduled for May 5-14.   All participants must be 100% for 2021-2022 on DragonFly Max in order to participate.  Parent Meeting has been changed to Wednesday, May 5th at 5:30pm at the OMMS football stadium.  

OMMS XC Info: Any current 6th or 7th grader interested in running cross country for the Fall needs to complete this Google Form https://forms.gle/MropmXj6h8iSWdJr9 (the form can also be found on XC blog) and make sure to have their DragonFly profile 100% complete prior to tryouts on May 10 and 11.  See Coach Terino or Coach Chumbley for more details. 

OMHS XC Info:  Interested in running Cross Country in the Fall for Oak Mountain HS?  Upcoming 9th graders should fill out this link to get on the email list for Cross Country 2021-2022.  Email Coach Moore if you have any questions jmoore@shelbyed.org

Oak Mountain HS XC information sheet

All 8th Grade girls interested in trying out for high school basketball next season, please contact Coach Beth Parmer at omhswbb@gmail.com. If you did NOT play on the Middle School team last year, you MUST bring a completed physical form to the first day of tryouts before you will be allowed to participate. Physical forms can be found on the Oak Mountain High School website under tab Athletics/More.

TRYOUT SCHEDULE
Sunday   May 23:     Tryouts 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Sunday,  May 23:     Parent Meeting 3:00 PM – OMHS cafeteria (at least one parent MUST attend)

Monday, May 24:     Tryouts 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Tuesday, May 25:     Tryouts 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Wednesday, May 26:  Tryouts 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Thursday, May 27:    Tryouts 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Happy Birthday Shoutouts:  Display your OMMS student’s name and birthday wishes on the OMMS electronic outdoor sign.  Message will be displayed for 3 days.  https://tinyurl.com/y4s4tmpo

BSN is offering 15% off on on your Sideline Store purchase of $75 or more for the entire month of May. This will end on 5/31/21 at 11:59 P.M. EST.
https://sideline.bsnsports.com/schools/alabama/birmingham/oak-mountain-middle-school