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Recent News

Blended Learning/Summit Teams Information for 2017-18


Information about the new Blended Learning teams is now available on our website.  This includes an overview of the Blended Learning platform from Mr. Poiry, an explanation of the parent portal and how to monitor student progress, how the 1:1 mentoring works and what PLT time is.  Follow THIS LINK to view more, or you can find a new "Blended Learning/Summit" tab on our home page.

Camp Hawks

Attention Incoming Sixth Grade Students!  Camp Hawks will be held at OMS on Friday, July 28th, 2017. This is a great opportunity for your child to become familiar with our school and participate in fun games and activities.   New flyers will be sent home with your child this week with the corrected date!  You can also FOLLOW THIS LINK to print one at home. If you have any questions, please contact our office at 859-282-3240.


New Principal Announced for 2017-18 School Year

Darla PayneLast week, your SBDM Council had the privilege of interviewing several outstanding candidates for the position of Principal at Ockerman Middle School.  On behalf of the entire council, we are excited to announce that Ms. Darla Payne has been selected to fill the position.  We are confident that Ms. Payne has the instructional leadership skills and contagious commitment to student achievement that will help us continue the tremendous growth and success we have recently enjoyed. 

Thank you for your feedback, encouragement, and support through this challenging, but exciting selection process!

Ryle Soccer Camp

Ryle Soccer Camp is designed to give youth soccer players an excellent camp experience that will allow them to develop and improve their technical skills.  This camp is designed to give every player the best instruction on the recreational and club level of play, and will use age appropriate activities.  Follow THIS LINK for a full brochure.  Feel free to contact Stephen Collins (stephen.collins@boone.kyschools.us) for more information.

8th Grade Civil War Day Mr. Ingraham with the Saxton Coronet Band

On Friday, OMS hosted our annual Civil War Day. This event is planned by Mr. Ingraham and is set up to allow 8th grade students (who are currently studying the Civil War) to visit different stations around the grounds to learn about culture, dance, music, politics, weapons, medical treatments, recruitment and military life during the Civil War.  Follow THIS LINK to view the photo gallery!

Important Information About the 2017-18 School Year at OMS

This full article will provide parents with information about:

- Courses being offered at OMS for high school credit
- Upcoming World Language offerings
- New blended learning teams
- Rosetta Stone 

Click the link below to read the full article. 

Office Depot School Supplies

Help support Ockerman Middle School by purchasing your school supplies at Office Depot in Florence. When you purchase any items at Office Depot, please provide this number (70039898) and Office Depot will make a donation to our school.  Our school supply lists are available at the Florence Office Depot location with this donation number on it.  Pick up a copy today!


Kroger Rewards Program for OMS

Through Kroger’s generous Community Rewards Program, OMS can earn funds if you use your Kroger Plus Card at check out and have it enrolled in the Rewards Program. Please help us with this passive fundraiser, by enrolling in the program today! Enrollment is simple and fast, and participating involves just using your Kroger card.  Click on the link below to learn more!

Kroger Rewards Program

Coke Rewards for OMS

Welcome back to another year for our school to get rewarded with My Coke Rewards for Schools. Make sure you stock up on your favorite Coca-Cola beverages to get codes, and then enter the codes online HERE to get points and donate them to our school. We currently have over 4,000 points! Thanks for your support!

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Our Mission

Our mission at Ockerman Middle School is to develop life-long learners and to inspire every student to achieve his or her potential.  Additionally, all people involved in the educational process work together to create a safe and challenging environment in which students make successful transitions.

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Ockerman Middle School8300 US 42
Florence, KY 41042
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