Otsego Middle School
August 13, 2022
Welcome to Otsego Middle School!
We hope that you find this newsletter helpful with start up information. You can count on us to send out a weekly newsletter via Infinite Campus to keep you in the loop. Should you have any questions, please feel free to reach out. My email address is firstname.lastname@example.org. Looking forward to starting the best year yet!
Mark Your Calendars
Building Opens at 7:15 a.m.
Assembly 9:00 a.m.
Aug. 18 - 6th Grade Band Fit & Rent
School Pictures - 8 a.m.
Aug. 19 - No School
Aug. 22 - Chromebooks distributed during 1st hour to students who have completed paperwork
Fall sports begin
Aug. 24 - Delayed Start - 1st hour begins at 9:15 a.m.
Aug. 26 - No School
Student Support Services Spotlight (aka social/emotional health) - Back to School!
Here at OMS, we are SO excited to welcome students back! What a terrific opportunity! We also recognize that returning to school IS a transition. Transitions require some preparation! We are busy getting our building ready to have a safe learning environment for all. There are things you can do to prepare for your child's return. Kids Health has a great list for back to school. Here is a link for more detail:
Lunch Schedule for 1st Trimester
7th Graders - Depending on your student's 4th hour teacher, determines if they have 1st or 2nd lunch. If your student has Mrs. Grove, Mrs. Leneway, Ms. Moore, Mr. Piersma, Mrs. Sutherland, they have 1st lunch. If your 7th grade student has Mrs. Conner, Mrs. Lincoln or Ms. Meyer, they have 2nd lunch.
8th Graders - 12:04-12:34 p.m.
1:1 Paperwork Required Before Distribution
Robotics is Back!
There will be mandatory meeting for students and parents that are interested in Middle School Robotics Wednesday, August 31st at 7 pm in the Middle School Media Center. This meeting will cover all important information for the upcoming season. It is very important students and at least one parent is at the meeting.
Please email Mr. Miller email@example.com with more questions.
Fall Sports for OMS Begins August 22nd!
RESOURCES FOR MENTAL HEALTH SUPPORT:
988--Suicide Prevention HotlineThe 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline is a United States-based suicide prevention network of over 160 crisis centers that provides 24/7 service via a toll-free hotline with the number 9-8-8. It is available to anyone in suicidal crisis or emotional distress
Gryphon Place: 269-381-4357 (HELP). Gryphon Place is a 24/7 service for immediate emotional support or crisis.
Text Hotline: Text the word HOME to 741741. This is a resource for texting support when someone is in emotional distress.