Morning Announcements - Thursday, March 9, 2017

Thu, 03/09/2017 - 10:41am
  • The SAT word of the day is galaxy. Galaxy is a noun meaning a system of stars; an assembly of brilliant or famous people. The Milky Way is the galaxy which is the home of our solar system.

  • The answer to yesterday’s trivia question, the first American sports league with a female ref, was the NBA. Here’s today’s question: In 1890, this state made history as the first in the US to have a provision in their state constitution granting women the right to vote. Which Western state was the first to allow full female suffrage in the U.S.?

  • Don’t forget – AP registration closes today.  Bring your Naviance form and payment to Guidance now!

  • Need a new mattress? Know someone who does? Come get a better night’s sleep AND support the Oakland Mills High School Performing Arts Mattress Fundraiser! We carry quality name brands like Simmons Beautyrest for UP to 50% off retail prices. This is ONE DAY only - Saturday, March 11- so we need your help to SPREAD THE WORD by inviting all of your family and friends! We will have an entire mattress store set up in the OMHS gym! Profits go directly to the Performing Arts Program! Visit for more details.

  • Attention Young Democrats: we will be meeting after school today in Mr. Berry’s room. All are welcome!

  • 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. 

  • 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.

  • Seniors, the deadline for the PTSA $500 scholarship is almost here. Applications must be in by 9AM., April 18th. There is only 1 question to answer. Don’t wait until the last minute. Get your application in Guidance now!

  • Today for lunch we are having hot turkey sandwich, chicken & cheese quesadilla or glazed turkey ham & Swiss sandwich.