Otsego Middle School
March 18, 2016
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.
OMS Field Trip Chaperones
Good luck to our OMS Peter Pan Cast!
OHS Musical Peter Pan Premiers this Weekend!
March is Reading Month!
Tournament of Books
Which books will make it to our final four?
March Madness isn't just for basketball!
Guess Which Book
Students have been challenged to see if they can match which book was each staff members favorite book in middle school.
Meet our OMS Fitness Club Members!
SWIMMING THIS WEEK FOR OMS PE CLASSES
All OMS PE classes will be swimming this week (March 21 – 25) except for the 1st hour PE/BAND groups. Make sure to get your suits and towels ready to go.
Second Pilot of WIN Completed this Week!
Students in the cooking class this week enjoyed learning how to frost sugar cookies with Becky Bohl from Becca's Cookies and competed in Cupcake Wars with Mrs. Kortlandt our Director of Instruction.
6th grade students enjoyed learning a little Spanish. Pictured is Ben Stratton playing a game in Spanish.
Knitting with Mrs. Laws
Ten students were lucky enough to claim a spot in the knitting room. Have any extra yarn you'd like to donate? We'd love to take it off your hands!
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!
Football Returns to OMS
Congratulations to our Lucky Winners!
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. 18-21 - High School Musical "Peter Pan"
Mar. 21 - Track & Tennis practice begins
Art Club - 2:45-3:45 p.m.
Mar. 22 - Student Council meeting - 7:30 a.m.
Mar. 24 - GLOW - 3:00-5:00 p.m.