Ozark Tiger E-News

WEEKLY NEWS HIGHLIGHTING OUR STUDENTS & STAFF

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Powerbots earn Robot Programming Award at State Competition

The two OMS robotics teams that qualified for State competition — Powerbots and Telebots — competed Dec. 8 in Camdenton against other qualifying teams from across the state. The hard work and dedication that has gone into robotics this school year came through in the performance of both teams.


Powerbots earned the Robot Programming Award, which is presented for creating simple programs to complete multiple missions, focusing on meaningful coding.

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New addition at FRS

Finley River School has a new addition, thanks to some hardworking students and a YEPO grant. In the fall, student Chris Johnson in Mr. McClain's botany class wrote and received a grant for the greenhouse from the YEPO foundation. Over the last couple weeks, Chris and Jake Nickols worked to construct the greenhouse.

Picture Perfect

Fourth grade students at West Elementary are working together to edit and crop photos to create one large photo in their technology class.

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Share Bears

Second grade students at West Elementary performed “Share Bears” Dec. 10.

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The joy of painting

Fourth and fifth graders at North Elementary learned to paint with Bob Ross this week!

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We wish you a merry Christmas

North Elementary C.U.B. students spread some Christmas cheer caroling at Ozark Riverview Manor Dec. 13. C.U.B. stands for Campus Union Board, and is similar to a student council for third and fourth graders. Service projects are C.U.B.’s main focus. The group also held a hygiene drive for Care to Learn.

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Students of the Month

The following East Elementary students were named November Students of the Month by their teachers: Kyler Blankenship, Jayla Boyd, Josie Kinser, Leslie Burnette, Lucas Edwards, Kenadee Denney, Rylee Nichols, Coleton Malina, Nathan Burden, Andreas Rosario, Elin Harris, Julian Hardcastle, Jacob Williams, Haidynn France, Ava Rone, Jillian Elet, Collin Randle, Izzy Bunch, Kya Crawshaw, Audrey Bonucchi, Damian McClung, Darby Myers, Jack Wingo, Ian Friend, Porter Geier, Claire Phillips, Adyson Yerby, Clara McPheeters, Skylar McElroy, Cameron Edwards and Hannah Romano. Not pictured: Petra Weathers and Kelsey McClung.

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The North Pole

Fourth graders at East Elementary performed the musical "The North Pole" for family and friends.
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Tiger Groove

Ozark Middle School seventh graders in Tiger Groove band delivered some Christmas cheer to residents of The Baptist Home in Ozark Dec. 10.


Click here to hear part of the performance.

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E²CHO Class Goes Green

Did you know Ozark Middle School's engineering and ecology class (E²CHO) has a greenhouse, rainwater collection systems and even worm farms? It's all in an effort to teach students how to grow food in a sustainable manner.


Read more about it here.

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OHS musicians named to All-State Band

The Ozark High School Tiger Pride Band had six students selected for the Missouri All-State Band: Darwin Gist, 7th chair trombone, senior; Kara Ford, 2nd chair baritone, senior; Cheyann Grube, 1st chair bass clarinet, senior; Marcus Keller, 1st alternate trombone, junior; Jennifer Latta, 11th chair honorable mention clarinet, senior; and Brady Perkins, 5th chair honorable mention trombone, sophomore.


Darwin, Kara and Cheyann will travel to the Missouri Music Education Conference in January to perform with the All-State Band.

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Culture Club gives back for Christmas

The Culture Club took time to give back this holiday season, adopting three families for Christmas. Students then wrapped the gifts during the club's Christmas party Dec. 11. They also made time for some holiday fun, making gingerbread houses, decorating ugly sweater cookies, making ornaments and, of course, eating.

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It's better to give than to receive

OJH students in Mrs. Wood’s advisory class adopted a family with three children from Least of These. The students donated gifts and brought in over $300. The class then went shopping and wrapped the gifts.

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FCCLA visits Riverview Manor

OJH FCCLA visited their friends at Riverview Manor to pass out treats and to play a game of bingo. Club members also collected chapstick and no-slip socks for residents.
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Ice cream party!

Mrs. Kacee’s Tiger Paw class earned an ice cream party for good behavior. Every day students earned all of their coins for following the plan, completing tasks, and being good friends and listeners, students placed a star sticker on the class chart. Once the chart was filled, students were rewarded with an ice cream party.

Backwards day

Students at Tiger Paw participated in spirit day, wearing everything backwards.

You should — maybe you already have — receive a copy of our Tiger Tribune in the mail this week. We hope you enjoy reading about some of the amazing things our staff and students are doing on a daily basis.


You can also read it online.

Tiger Spotlight

Highlighting Ozark School District Staff

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As we continue into winter, we will use our App to communicate any weather related changes/cancellations for our activities throughout the District.
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Elementary School Yearbooks

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