3rd Quarter Exams are March 10th-13th
INSTRUCTIONAL FOCUS OF THE WEEK:
In continuing our focus on building grit and a growth mindset in our students, we would like to share the video below. In this TED Talks video, Angela Lee Duckworth shares the importance of building grit as a key to student success.
Ooltewah High school counselors (& ROTC) will be visiting OMS this Wed 3/14 to share information about high school transition and pre-registration with our current 8th graders! Information sessions will take place during Science class for the SilverWings and Social Studies class for the Voyagers (both teams on Wed/lesson lasting entire class period). Students will be sent home with a OHS 9th grade pre- registration sheet and will be asked to return this to their homeroom teacher or Ms. Feiling by Mon 3/17. See Ms. Feiling with any questions!
ALSO/attn 8th graders and parents: Mark your calendars for Ooltewah High School’s Spring Showcase for rising 9th graders & their parents!! The event is Monday, March 24th from 6-7pm, in the OHS new gym (with a International Baccalaureate interest meeting to follow at 7:30). Come meet OHS administration, students and teachers, see the school and attend breakout sessions providing ton of great info about your upcoming transition to high school. We hope to see you there!
Congratulations to the following Owl wrestlers for placing in the Hamilton County Athletic Conference - Varsity Wrestling Championships at Hunter Middle School over the weekend. County runners-up include: Conor Terry, Elijah Isaac, and William Means. Also congratulations to Vince Huynh and Chase Mathis for placing fourth in the varsity championships.
Also, we would like to congratulate Sam Mossbeck and Noah Sample for placing fourth in the Junior Varsity tournament.
It’s time to hit the green! Golf packets (for girls and boys in grades 6-8) can be picked up this week in the main office or Mr. Dvorak’s classroom. Packets are due by this Monday(3/10) and tryouts will begin @ 3:00pm on Tue. March 11th at Wilcox Driving Range (4247 Shallowford Rd. Chattanooga, 37411).
Only students who return a packet by this Monday (including a current sports physical/clearance) will be able to try-out. Those interested from all experience levels are encouraged to tryout!!
See golf packet or Mr. Dvorak for details
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Ooltewah Baseball Tryout Information
Beginning March 10th
Tryouts will be at OMS and will last until 4:30
Please pick up a packet in the front office
if you are interested in trying out!
CONGRATULATIONS TO HADESSA O'NEAL
WINNER OF THE MIDDLE SCHOOL ZONE SPELLING BEE!
RUBY GRUNCH – Caitlin Carder
MILEY – Audrey Lane
Academy Drama Team
HARPER – Larken Baker
JAYDEN – Mari Taylor
LESLIE – Alese Mays
CHRIS – Sophia Varnell
COLLENE – Gaby Kilgore
RACHEL – Hadessah O’Neal
ROBYN – Phoebe Steger
HOLLY – Riley Rogers
ALEX – Michelle Smith
JAMIE – Katy Lynn
ALLIE – Rorie Owens
ISADORA – Mary Ann McCorkle
PRINCIPAL – Emily Purcell
MRS WOODS – Gaby Kilgore
NY TIMES (Mrs. Grunch) – Sophia Varnell
NY MAGAZINE – Alexis Roach
BACKSTAGE – Kristin Davis
NY POST – Deja Beckom
VARIETY – Callista Butner
BROADWAY – Victoria Padgette
PIP – Jennifer Jacinto
APPLE – Alivia Singleton
TOT – Michelle Smith
RIBBON – Victoria Padgette
FLOWER – Phoebe Steger
ATTENTION SCHOOL FEES STILL NEEDED!:
Parents, it is not too late to pay all or a portion of the yearly school fee.
The fee is $40.00 and should be turned in to your child's homeroom teacher. (cash or checks to OMS)
Congratulations to the OMS Geography Bee winners:
Lauren Rogers-1st place
Justin Zhu-2nd place
Cameron Osmun-3rd place
"Congratulations to the following "Junior Varsity" wrestlers for placing in the top four of the HCAC Wrestling Invitational Tournament at Red Bank this weekend: Joey Mauk placed 4th; Colby Taylor placed 3rd; and, Cody Smith and Colby Davis placed 2nd.
Also, congratulations to the following "Varsity" wrestlers for placing in the top four of this weekend's varsity tournament as well: Vince Huynh placed 4th; Conor Terry and Elijah Isaac placed 3rd; and William Means placed 2nd.
Congratulations to our Owls wrestlers!
OMS would like to thank the following businesses and organizations for their support:
Ooltewah Nursery, Sticky Fingers Hamilton Place, RAH Spirit, Edward Jones Financial, Children's Center of Chattanooga, Tri State Pools of Chattanooga, Tri State Pools of Cleveland, School Board Chairman Mike Evatt, Hamilton County Commissioner Chester Bankston, Discount Designer Shoes, Nails and Wax, First Choice Title Inc, Epikos Comics and Cards, Beef O Brady's, Frost Cutlery, and McKee Foods.
OMS PTA Project: RAK (Random Acts of Kindness)
Students may be awarded through out the day for acts of kindness-
They will receive cards to redeem for prizes during lunch
The 8th Grade Voyagers Team has tutoring available:
Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday until 3:30 pm
Please contact Mrs. Mullins for details.
Please like the OMS PTA Facebook page:
Nominate your school faculty/staff for these three recognitions:
OMS PTA officers
Vice President-Dayna Minderman
MEASURE YOUR CHILD'S READING LEVEL:
OMS FOOTBALL: CONGRATULATIONS ON PERFECT SEASON!
Who to Contact:
Curriculum issues: Mrs. Easterly
Attendance issues: Mrs. Rogers
PowerSchool Parent Portal: Ms. Feiling
Discipline issues: All 6th grade students and 7th grade Trailblazer students: Mr. Johnson
All 8th grade students and 7th grade Mountain Climbers students: Mrs. Wages
Nurse/Medications: Nurse Lykes
Guidance Counselor: Ms. Feiling
Transportation issues: Please call 423-209-5680
Cafeteria: Ms. Leamon
Football: Coach Williams
Softball: Coach Solock
Tennis: Coach McCroskey
Cross Country: Coach Alexander
Cheerleading: Coach J. Stephens
Dance Team: Ms. Jackson or Ms. Munro
Athletic Director: Mr. Rodney Johnson
Student Records- Maribeth Lawrence
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