Morning Announcements - Thursday, October 3, 2019

Thu, 10/03/2019 - 10:52am
  • CONGRATULATIONS to Varsity Field Hockey as they defeated Meade 5-0!  Kenzie Minarcin was the lone goal scorer with assists from Megan Gunther and Abigail Reid.

  • Homecoming tickets are still on sale in the cafeteria during all lunch shifts today and tomorrow.  If you submitted a guest form for approval, please stop by the front office to pick up your form.  Without your form, you can not purchase your tickets.  Tickets will not be sold after lunches on Friday, October 4th.

  • Students, if you received Free and Reduced meals last year, it ONLY carryies over until October 15 of this school year. To continue your Free and Reduced meals for this school year, you will need to complete a new application before October 10 on paper or online before October 14. Go to or pick up a red form from the front office. Paper forms should be remitted to the front office.  For questions, please see Ms. Holderman in the cafeteria.

  • Our final Homecoming Spirit Day is tomorrow! Freshmen wear gray, Sophomores wear orange, Juniors wear black, and Seniors wear white.

  • Attention Students: The Homecoming Court Ballot will be available ONLY TODAY, Thursday, October 3rd! Look in OMHS Student Resources in Canvas for your grade's ballot and vote Thursday by the end of the day.

  • Before you head to the football game, come out and support the Varsity Field Hockey Team as they take on Northeast tomorrow October 4th at 4!  JV plays immediately following Varsity around 5:30.  We ARE strongest together, and your support will give us an edge to get the win!

  • Hey 9th graders! Tonight’s the night! The Class of 2023 needs your help to decorate for our Woodstock Rock Homecoming hallway! Meet in room 306 after school today from 2:30 to 10pm – that’s right! - 2:30 to 10pm! Be sure to sign in with Ms. Torbert or Mr. Campitelli and arrange for transportation. Bring supplies such as paint, paint brushes, tape, and sharpie markers. Groovy man!

  • Tonight is hallway night. Our school will be transformed by teams of dedicated students who have been hard at work. If you are planning to help, you must check in with your class sponsor and receive a name tag.

  • Come one Come all, to the first inter-county allied soccer tournament on Saturday, Oct 5 at 10am. There's no better way to spend homecoming morning than cheering for your fellow Scorpions as they take on Baltimore County.  

  • Interested in joining Tri-M Music Honor Society? Make sure you sign up for your interview time slot on the sheet outside of the piano/music tech lab (room 280). Interviews take place on Monday and Tuesday, October 7-8 and slots are filling up! See Mr. Heaton in the piano/music tech lab for more information.

  • Class of 2020 - Are you looking for help to pay for college or a trade school?? Financial Aid officers from HCC will be at Oakland Mills on Monday, Oct. 7th and Tuesday, Oct 8th from 9am to 3pm to help students and their parents submit their FASFA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid). Please visit Student Services to learn how to sign up and what documentation to bring. 

  • The PTSA, the OMHS Hispanic Committee, the Latino parents of OMHS, and  the Escorpiones Latinos would like to invite you all to the Celebration of Hispanic Heritage, which will be held October 11th in the Cafeteria from 3 to 5 PM. Parents, teachers, students-- EVERYONE is invited for free food, music, and culture.  Hope to see you there!

  • Attention Seniors: thinking about a career in politics? Want to learn more about how government works? Apply to be a Maryland General Assembly Student Page! This is a paid position and a great opportunity to see the legislative process up close and personal. See Mr. Berry for more details--applications are due by Thursday October 10th.

  • Thinking of a potential gift for the Fall or Holiday season? The OMHS Journalism staff has got you covered. They’re holding a Yankee Candle fundraiser to fund new editions of The Scroll. You can buy candles and other household items from today until Wednesday, October 16th. If you’d like to buy satisfying scents for you, your friends, or your family, buy a candle and help support The Scroll! For more information, see any of the Journalism students or Ms. Moore in Room 211.