Otsego Middle School
March 15, 2016
Welcome to all of our new Remind Members!
Thank you for your Support!
Meet our March Students of the Month!
Report cards were mailed out on Friday!
Next parent-teacher conferences are on April 28th from 5-8 p.m. It is an open format.
OMS Field Trips
All OMS field trips will take place on Wed., June 8th. The 8th graders will be travelling to Chicago, the 7th graders to the sand dunes in Saugatuck and the 6th graders to the Air Zoo in Kalamazoo.
Team Optimistic Moves on to State!
Congratulations to the OMS Destination Imagination team, Team Optimistic! They qualified for the state tournament in April by placing 2nd in the regional competition! Way to go! In addition, they learned that their challenge to Plainwell Middle School brought in 865 items and approximately 250 travel size items for the health and beauty section at Christian Neighbors. We are super proud of these young people for all of their hard work and for making a difference in our community! Best of luck at State!
OMS Choirs Qualify for State!
Congratulations to both our 7th & 8th grade choirs! On Monday, March 7th, they competed at their district choir festival and both choirs will be advancing to the state festival at Hope College May 5th & 6th. Way to go!
OHS Musical Peter Pan Premiers this Weekend!
W.I.N. - What I Need March 15th & 18th
Otsego Swim Club Gearing up for the Summer Season!
Season is over, but Summer Swim Season will be coming! Start date to be around May 23 and will continue until July 23. All those who want to swim competitively are welcome and encouraged to join! It is a great way for multi-athletes to stay in shape over the summer!
Track Sign Ups have Begun!
OMS Tennis Begins March 21st for 6th-8th graders
Who: Any student 6-8 grade
What: OMS Tennis is run through Community Education. The squad will practice two times per week and then play matches against Allegan, Three Rivers, Plainwell, Gull Lake and Comstock. Transportation will not be provided for matches. Practice and match schedule varies depending on court availability. Fee: $60 (includes match shirt) Registration forms are available at http://www.otsegops.org/commed/youthrec
OHS Softball Team to Host Charity Event!
On April 16th the softball team will be hosting their second annual Rylee Lou Charity Softball Tournament at Memorial Park. The games begin at 9:00 am. The Bulldogs and the Rylee Lou Charity are teaming up to raise money to send local kids who have type 1 diabetes to a Diabetes Summer Camp in Fenton, Michigan. The cost to send one kid to camp for a week is $750.00. The goal is to be able to send as many local kids to summer camp as we can. Please help them meet this goal by purchasing a t-shirt and/or donating on our PAYPAL link.The OHS team is going to be wearing "Red" Jerseys for this event. They would like our school and community to join in and wear red on the Friday before ( April 15th) as well as at the tournament.
The charity website is http://ryleeloucharity.weebly.com/
A few ways you can participate in this event are...
- Purchase your "Red Shirt" http://tsprintingplus.tuosystems.com/stores/osc16
- Donate $ by our Paypal http://www.otsegops.org/athletics/vsoftball/ryleetourney
- No donation is too small
- Join them at the game: Donations for entry and we will be having a 50/50 Raffle.
- Local Businesses can donate and get their logo on our t-shirts...http://ryleeloucharity.weebly.com/uploads/3/7/8/9/37898441/t-shirtsponsorforms.pdf
To order a t- shirt, click the link. All orders are completed online and will be delivered a week before the event. You can order t-shirts starting today. The online t-shirt sales will close on March 25th. There will also be paper order forms that will be available in our office.
Cereal boxes needed for Art!
Mar. 15 & 18 - W.I.N. (What I Need) - Intervention/Enrichment - 2:15-2:45 p.m. - volunteers needed
Mar. 16 - Delayed Start
Mar. 18 - Young Men Keeping it REAL - 6:30 a.m.
Mar. 18-21 - High School Musical "Peter Pan"
Mar. 21 - Track practice begins