Targeting African-American males in grades 9 - 12, the Alpha Achievers is an education program of the Howard County, Maryland Chapter of the Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. It fosters a positive learning environment in order to facilitate students’ pursuit of excellence by attaining, maintaining and exceeding the minimum of a 3.0 GPA. The program also seeks to encourage and motivate those students who have less than a 3.0 grade point average to strive toward it.
Meets in Room 807 on Fridays from 2:10-3:45pm. Our members participate in watching, discussing and learning about Anime related topics during meetings.
Our vision for BSU is to serve the OMHS school population with cultural, educational, and social initiatives as we aim to build leaders, promote unity and contribute to student success.
A club for anyone interested in coding, game design and anything else related to computer science. Come one, come all!
Meets on Wednesdays after school at 2:15pm in room 404.
DECA is an association of marketing students that prepares emerging leaders and entrepreneurs in marketing, finance, hospitality and management in high school and colleges around the globe with the objective of improving educational and career opportunities for students in these areas.
Meets in Room 403 on Wednesdays after school.
The Delta Scholars program provides high school minority girls support through the women of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. The GPA requirement to join is a 3.0 and above and members are provided the encouragement to excel academically, assistance in setting goals and planning for their future, and opportunities for leadership though community service.Participants are also eligible for scholarship opportunities as well as honors at the time of graduation.
Educators Rising is geared to support students considering a career in the education field such as teachers; day-care providers; counselors; physical and occupational therapists and more... Activities provide focused services to students, teachers and the community in Howard County. Each activity is designed and implemented by the student members of this organization.
The environmental club is a group at OMHS made up of students who are hoping to raise environmental awareness in our community through recycling, planting, and conserving resources.
Meets the third Thursday of the month in room 804.
This club is for Hispanic and Latinos students at OMHS. They meet for academic and social activities as well as community involvement and improvement. This club strives to promote pride and conservation of the culture.
The objective of the French Club is to offer exposure to the French-speaking world and its cultures. Its purpose is to be educational and fun for its members. It helps students look beyond the doors of our own school and be open to diversity coming into our lives. Meeting times TBD.
Meets in Room 807 on Fridays from 2:10-3:45pm. Video/board/card gamers meet to play their favorites.
Are you a member or ally of the LGBT+ community? Come join Gender Sexuality Alliance (GSA for short)! We meet every Friday from 2:15-3:00pm in Ms. Moore’s room, room 211. The club is dedicated to creating a safe space for anyone of the LGBTQ+ community, as well as their allies. The club discusses weekly topics related to the LGBTQ+ community.
Meets in Room 807 on Mondays from 2:10-3:00pm. Students answer trivia questions about a variety of topics. Besides the TV show, the team also competes in local academic tournaments (commonly referred to as quizbowls).
Math team members will engage in higher-level critical thinking math questions ranging from algebra 1 to trigonometry. All students are welcome to join (there is no math prerequisite to joining). Oakland Mills math team is a part of the Howard County Mathematics League and participates in county wide math competitions on a monthly basis. These competitions take place after school and students return at 5:00pm. Math team meets in room 510 every Wednesday from 2:10pm to 3:00pm.
NHS membership is based on Scholarship, Service, Leadership, and Character.
All Juniors and Seniors with a cumulative 3.40 (weighted) GPA are considered for NHS. The students fill out a Student Activity Information Form and are evaluated on the basis of Service, Leadership, and Character. Inductions of those students selected are held in the fall of the Junior and Senior year.
Julia Bakhru, GT Resource Teacher (Julia_Bakhru@hcpss.org)
Our mission is to inspire young people to be science and technology leaders, by engaging them in exciting mentor-based programs that build science, engineering and technology skills, that inspire innovation, and that foster well-rounded life capabilities including self-confidence, communication, and leadership.
Meets on Wednesdays/Thursdays after school at 2:15pm.
Our aim is to support students by providing tutorial and homework support along with study skills assistance. The Program will meet every Wednesday and Thursday from 2:20 until 4:00pm in room 808. Certified teachers are present to help students in every subject. Snacks will be provided.
Spirit Club's mission is to increase school spirit by painting posters and advertisements for school events and home sports games. Club meets after school on Friday's at 2:15pm in room 105.
Students who have a 2.0 GPA as well as a signed petition by thirty (30) peers and teachers can run for an office by giving a speech in front of the entire grade level class. Members are expected to help coordinate and organize school-wide events to encourage and promote school community and spirit like Planning Spirit Weeks, Pep Rallys, School Fundraising, and Dances.
The Young Democrats is a student-run club that explores and evaluates the principles of the Democratic Party. Members meet weekly to discuss current events and work to become involved in the political process. Students participate in lively discussions, listen to guest speakers, interview political candidates, and participate in informal debates. Meeting times TBD.