Morning Announcements - Thursday, October 15, 2015

Thu, 10/15/2015 - 8:30am
  • The SAT word of the day is proliferate. Proliferate is a verb meaning to rapidly produce or reproduce (as in cells). With the advent of the internet, new ideas often proliferate with astonishing quickness.

  • Congratulations go out to Allied Soccer for winning the Spirit of Soccer Award last night at their Pumpkin Bowl. Way to Go Scorps!

  • Today at lunch PBIS will be raffling homecoming tickets. Please don’t forget to bring your merits to lunch! Also, don’t forget Merit Cart Monday! Bring your merits to lunch on Monday.

  • Attention, the Oakland Mills High School Black Student Union, BSU will have its first meeting Monday, October 19 in room 408 at 2:20pm. All are welcome.

  • Attention seniors: If you are signed up to take the November 7th SAT, there is a FREE SAT prep class beginning Tuesday, October 20. Please see your counselor immediately if you are interested!

  • Are you passionate about visual art? Were you successful in Art 1? If you answered yes to these questions, you may be the perfect candidate for National ART Honor Society! Interested candidates should come to the first meeting after school on October 21st in room 709.

  • As part of the Homecoming festivities, The Oakland Mills Cheerleaders will be hosting a Pancake Breakfast on Saturday, October 17th from 8am - 10am before the soccer games. Tickets are $7 and may be purchased from any of the cheerleaders or see Coach Page. Hope you can join us for this all-you-can-eat event!

  • Special edition homecoming t-shirts are here!  Get one shirt while supplies last. You can purchase a shirt at one of the following events: the varsity volleyball game on Monday; the varsity boys’ soccer game on Tuesday; the senior choice dinner/hallway decorating on Wednesday; the Powderpuff game on Thursday and the homecoming football game on Friday. You can also purchase a shirt on the OMHS Booster website,

  • Attention students: Today is the deadline to change to a new class and still earn a credit.

  • There will be a Wrestling Team Meeting on Monday, October 19th at 2:20 in Coach Howell’s room, room 505.  All those that are interested in wrestling need to attend this meeting. See Coach Howell if you have any questions.

  • Staff and Students, the Oakland Mills Newspaper is having a fundraiser at The Greene Turtle on Tuesday the 20th of October. Please get your friends and family together and share a meal while supporting The Scroll. Stop by Ms. White's room 211 to pick up a flier, and eat at The Greene Turtle on Tuesday anytime after 11am.

  • Today is the last day for Hispanic Heritage Month. Here is our last memo: Did you know that Spanish ranks number 2 in the world, ahead of English but behind Chinese, in how many speak it as a first language? Pass the memo!

  • Los escorpiones Latinos are meeting today after school in room 411. Please join us!

  • Today for lunch we are having teriyaki chicken bowl, cheeseburger or glazed ham and Swiss.