Morning Announcements - Monday, March 20, 2017

Mon, 03/20/2017 - 9:46am
  • The SAT word of the day is candor. Candor is a noun meaning openness or frankness. The writer spoke with such candor about his struggle with alcoholism that the interviewer was moved to tears.

  • The answer to Friday’s question, the amendment that gave suffrage to American women, was the 19th Amendment. However, women in the United States were not the first to win the right to vote. Here’s today’s question: Which country, a former British colony, was the first to grant full female suffrage in 1893?

  • Attention any students in need of tutoring, the Alpha Achievers are hosting a tutoring program in the Media Center on Mondays after school from 2:10 PM to 3:00 PM.

  • Come cheer on a team of Oakland Mills administrators and teachers as they participate in the Strutting with the Staff dance contest on March 22 from 7-9 PM at the Jim Rouse Theater in Wilde Lake High School. Help OM win by voting with dollars online at or on March 22 at the event. $1=1 vote! Tickets are $5 on the Bright Minds web site or you can purchase your tickets on the night of the event. 

  • Come on out and support FAB on tonight from 6-9 PM at Panera on Dobbin Road. No flyer is needed, and our arts programs will receive 10% of all sales.

  • We will be holding a junior class meeting on Wednesday, March 22nd during Scorp Time. All 11th graders should report to the auditorium during Scorp Time on Wednesday.

  • It is almost time for The Oakland Mills High School Talent Show. The Talent Show will be Thursday, April 6, 2017. Auditions will be held Thursday, March 23rd at 3 PM. If you are interested in participating, please sign-up at the Alpha Achievers office (right across from the cafeteria).  See Mr. James if you have questions.

  • Students, please look in Canvas for an announcement from the Oakland Mill Student Resources course. SGA has a couple of exciting opportunities coming up, and we need your feedback. So check out those announcements and take this chance to make your opinion count!

  • The Merit Cart Store will be open today. Don't forget to bring your merits to lunch. 

  • Today for lunch we are having chicken meatball sub, glazed turkey ham & Swiss sandwich or popcorn chicken.