Otsego Middle School
May 13, 2016
Band Concerts were Outstanding this Week!
MadiosnKroes, Cali Miller & Makenna Mars having fun after a great performance!
Mr. Morrisson, Mr. Piersma and student intern, Mr. Stevens directed the bands this week.
Grace Krueger & Tyler Case show off their talents on the flute.
Reminder 8th Grade Students.......
Mr. McCallum's 8th Grade STEM Class Travels to Denso
Destination Imagination Team Raising Funds for Global Finals
areain our front office Funds
arebeing raised to help them reach their goal of $6,000 to go to the Global Finals in Tennesse at the end of the month. If you would like to donate to their cause, checks are being accepted in our office.
Yearbook Order Forms are Now Available!
Thank you 8th Grade Parents for Hosting a Memorable Evening!
OMS Tennis Team is Now 4-1
cross townrival Plainwell at home this week. Winning matches for the Bulldogs were: Lauren Layman, Luc McPherson, Caleb Korringa, Karina Hess, Caleb Piersma, Seth Stender, Kyle Brown, Dave Stiles, Turner Rohr, Kiersten Hicks, Kayla Merrill, Cole Rogers, Morgan Shearer, Michaela Triemstra, Amanda Parsons, Jocelyn Sallee, Dagim DeBoer, Ben Bickel, Nova Plumley, and Katie Piersma. Good job OMS Racqueteers!
25 7th Graders Accepted the 100 Science Vocabulary Challenge! They were rewarded with a pizza party for their efforts! Good luck on the Science M-STEP Monday & Tuesday!
OMS Athletes Meet their Future Coaches!
OMS Staff Gets Spoiled During Staff Appreciation Week!
Friday's breakfast was provided by our OMS Student Council members and their families.
A special thank you goes out to Jill Hanley, Becky Gross, Becky Bohl, Lindsey
Pompileo& Christy Drumm for organizing all of the treats!
Big Dawg Summer Sports Camp Information Available
Fall Sports at OMS
- Volleyball (7th & 8th grades) try-outs begin August 29th.
- Cross Country (6th-8th grades) practice begins August 22nd.
- Football (7th & 8th grades) begins August 22nd. Look for additional information soon.
All athletes will need a physical after April 15, 2016, a consent form and a $10 participation fee.
Sports Physicals Available
Borgess Orthopedic (2490 S. 11th St., Kalamazoo) will also be hosting a physical day on Saturday, May 21st. Students must be in line by 10 a.m. Doors open at 8 a.m. The cost is $10.
Summer Camp Opportunity!
7th Grade M-STEP Window - May 9-27
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!
Cereal boxes needed for Art!
May 16 - 7th Grade Science M-STEP
May 17 - 7th Grade Science M-STEP
Tennis Match vs. Schoolcraft - 4 p.m. - Away
May 18 - Last Delayed Start of the 2015-16 school year
Conference Tennis Tournament at Otsego and Plainwell - 4:00 p.m/4:30 p.m.
DI Fundraiser at Aubree's in Plainwell - take the night off from cooking! :)
May 19 - Student of the Month breakfast - 7:10 a.m.
7th grade ELA M-STEP
OMS Conference Track Meet at
May 20 - Young Men Keeping it Real - 6:30 a.m.
- Honors Night at OHS - 7 p.m.
May 26 - 8th Chicago Trip Chaperone Meeting - 6 p.m.
June 8 - Field Trips for 6th, 7th & 8th grades
June 9 - 1/2 Day
June 10 - 1/2 Day - last day of school