STUDENT ANNOUNCEMENTS:  Thursday, May 18th                       Bulletin #169       ‘A’ Day

1. Youth In Action 2017 is a great opportunity provided by the City of Columbia for all youth ages 12-15 to come together and volunteer in various areas while making friends and having a lot of fun. If you are interested, plan to attend the 1st Open House on May 22 from 3:00 – 6:00 at the ARC or the 2nd Open House on May 24 from 3:00 – 6:00 at City Hall on the first floor.  There will be a lot of information and opportunities presented at this meeting. Please submit an online application at Contact for more information.

 2. Attention 7th graders:  The permission slip for the Science Field Trip is due to your Science teacher by 3pm Friday May 19th.  You will not go without a permission slip.

3. The Media Center will not have extended hours on Thursdays for the rest of the school year.

4. Track athletes – Please return your washed track uniform and sweats to coach Newton asap.      

5. You can still purchase a yearbook in the main office for $20.  They are first come, first serve until supplies run out!  They will be delivered the last week of school.  Check the list outside the main office to see if you have bought one.

6. Locker clean continues today during RTI. Everything must be removed and taken home today. LOCKERS WILL NOT BE AVAILABLE AFTER TODAY, SO DO NOT BRING BACKPACKS TO SCHOOL.

7. The advisory class, or classes, that have the most students with all of their library books turned in and all library or iPad fines paid as of Monday will receive a special breakfast treat during the last week of school. This includes the advisory teachers, too. Please encourage your Advisory family to take care of their library and iPad responsibilities. The Media Center’s final guessing game of the year has started. Come by the Media Center to guess the number of candies in the jar. If you guess correctly, you will win a prize!

8. Meet the Author is introducing a new mini-series called ‘SMALL TALK’ that will feature local youth. SMALL stands for Students Making Art from Language for Listeners.  Creative writer and OMS Student, Katherine Ellis, will be their first guest and will share a bit of her work! The big debut is Saturday, May 20th at 10:30 at the Boone County Historical Society.  

Menu this week


Chicken Chili Roll-up & Teriyaki Chicken w/ Rice


Chicken Meatball Sub Sandwich

Activities This Week


The last Book Club Lunches of the school year during all lunch shifts

Industrial Tech Assistance 2:45-5:00 in room 175


6th Grade Field Day          

8th Grade to Six Flags




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