Morning Announcements - Friday, January 12, 2018

Fri, 01/12/2018 - 7:58am
  • Lunch: mozzarella sticks; popcorn chicken; glazed turkey ham & swiss.

  • Attention Freshmen and Sophomores: ARL Shadow Days are returning this month. Information and permission forms are available in the Counseling Center. Please see your counselor or Mrs. Gilmartin for details.

  • Staff, just a reminder to sign up for your mid-year appointments.  All mid-years must be completed by the end of the semester.  See your admin for an appt or sign up on the sign up sheet.

  • 2018 Howard County Student Film Festival will be held on Friday, March 9 at 7 P.M. at the Miller Library in Ellicott City. The deadline for student film entries will be 11:59 P.M. on February 23, 2017. Start your planning now…what story will your film tell? Watch last year's winning entries to see how important story is to a good film. Go to for more details.

  • The Media Center will be closed today for PARCC testing. This includes all lunch shifts.

  • Fridays: The Scorp Merit Cart will be open Monday during all the lunch shifts. Please remember to bring your named and signed merits to lunch and respectfully remind your teachers to give them out when you are showing respectful, responsible and readiness behaviors. 

  • Attention Spirit Club: we’ll be meeting today after school in Mr. Berry’s room. All are welcome!

  • The Oakland Mills National Honor Society is hosting a food drive at the Winter Music Concert to collect non-perishable donations for the Oakland Mills Food Pantry. We will be collecting on Wednesday January 17 before, during, and after the concert, which begins at 7 pm. It is a great opportunity to help those in need in our community and to enjoy great music.

  • Midterm Mania has arrived at OMHS! 9th Grade Team Teachers will be providing question and answer sessions for each of the following subjects to prepare for midterm exams based off of their class review guides. Drop in and get questions answered!
    • January 16, Tuesday, ESOL (Ms. Thesing, rm 210) & Science (Ms. Song’s rm)
    • January 18, Thursday, English (Mr. Williams rm 101)

  • Attention all boys interested in Playing lacrosse in the spring, On Tuesday January 16, there will be a mandatory team meeting in Coach Risses room, room 100 at 2:20.  You're attendance is required as we will be announcing important dates and deadlines for the upcoming season.  If you can't make it be sure to stop by coach Riss' room for information and details.

  • Happy 2018 from the OM newspaper! New Year, New Scroll! Be sure to check out answers to advice questions, student New Year Resolutions, a school calendar, advice for midterms, and a brand new word search! The winter edition of The Scroll will be distributed during 6th period today!