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Daily Announcements

Last Updated: 3/17/2020 5:03 PM

Daily Announcements

 

Good Morning Hawks Families:

As we come to the close of this school year, we acknowledge that this is not how we would have anticipated it ending. However, I am so proud of each one of our students and the resiliency shown in the outstanding work effort during NTI. This year has been amazing and our stu​dents have grown beyond measure.  Parents, thank you so much for your partnership this year! We couldn't have accomplished what we have without you and your support. To our 8th grade parents, thank you for allowing us to participate in your students' middle school experience.  ONCE A HAWK, ALWAYS A HAWK!

Please read all of the information.  This is long, but pertinent information for all students and parents.

Below is a schedule for locker item pick up and chromebook return. ONLY current 8th graders will be returning their chromebooks. All other grade levels please store away your chromebooks in a safe place at your home after May 15th and throughout the summer. Please go by your student's HOMEROOM teacher assignment for item return. 

NOTE: IF YOU ARE MOVING OUT OF THE OCKERMAN DISTRICT YOU NEED TO RETURN YOUR CHROMEBOOK ON YOUR DESIGNATED LOCKER PICK UP DAY. ANY DAMAGED OR NON-RETURNED CHROMEBOOKS WILL BE THE FINANCIAL RESPONSIBILITY OF THE PARENT/GUARDIAN.

Also, any checked out library books, athletic uniforms, musical instruments, or other school property must be returned no later than May 15th at 11:30 a.m.

Schedule: 

Wednesday, May 13th, 7:30 AM-11:30 AM--(homerooms: Merten, Silbernagel, Mays, G. Davis, Courtney, Wilder, Kresser, J. Davis, Koch, Torrence)

​Wednesday, May 13th, 12:00 PM-3:30 PM​--(homerooms:  Kendall, Stutler, Travece Turner, Magee, Combs, Hon-Torbeck, St. Blancard, M. Nagel, Derry, Bisig)

​Thursday, May 14th, 7:30 AM-11:30 AM​ --(homerooms:  Dewar, Hummer, Finch, Clark, Stanaker, Proctor, Judd)

​Thursday, May 14th, 12:00 PM-3:30 PM ​--(homerooms:  Beard, Thomas, Hellmann, Clausen, Gittner, Von Wahlde, Hill)

​Friday, May 15th, 7:30 AM- 11:30 AM​ --(homerooms:  Rieman, T. Nagle, Nielsen, Lovins, Harrison, Tammy Turner, Anstaett, Phillips, Stephenson, Tieman).

 

Join Chorus for the 2020-2021 School Year!

The OMS Chorus does two concerts a year, plus a performance each year at a NKU basketball game, Florence Freedom baseball game; just to name a few??

Chorus meets during the school day and does not conflict with after-school activities!  Also, students can be in Band AND Chorus at OMS!!!

If you were already in Chorus during the 2019-2020 school year, you do not need to fill out the form, you will be placed in Chorus.

Please, click HERE to join Chorus for the 2020-2021 school year.

 

Information for Non-Traditional Instruction (NTI) Days:

Click here for the NTI Parent Letter.

NTI DAYS:

 

 

TECHNOLOGY:  Please have your students test their Chromebooks today.  Students may need to manually connect to your home WI-FI twice before the connection is made.  Please have your student do the following today in preparation for tomorrow: (1) Log onto the Chromebook to ensure Wi-Fi connection is there (2) if not connected, please click the WIFI connection in the bottom right corner and select your home WIFI information, this should ensure connection.  For Student Tech Support, please call 859-282-3243.

 

Click here for a letter from our Superintendent regarding the Coronavirus.  Click here for a video from our Superintendent.

 

School lunch information:

Parents and Students,

In order to comply with recommendations from health experts the district is providing breakfast and lunch deliveries to established pick-up points daily for Boone County students. There will no longer be meals picked up at the schools.

Please remember, ALL students that come to a location will be served a meal.  This is not for just students that are on free and reduced lunch programs. . We will monitor the food distribution over the coming days to determine the use or lack of use of sites and adjust accordingly. Updated meal delivery pick-up locations will be posted on the school website under Daily Announcements.

A child can be served at any location in the district. For example, my child attends Ockerman MS but is staying with a grandparent in Hebron.  This child can obtain their meal at any food delivery location in the district. Please review all three districts to ensure you are selecting the closest pick-up point to your residence.

It is very helpful if the families also call ahead to the school of the location they will be getting their meal from to assist in ensuring there are ample meals prepared.

Thank you,

Darla Payne

Click here for District 1 Meal Delivery Locations

Click here for District 2 Meal Delivery Locations

Click here for District 3 Meal Delivery Locations

The food stops currently being utilized to provide food for our students will have additional meals on Thursday (April 2nd) and Friday (April 3rd).  We will provide additional meals on these days in effort to meet the nutritional needs of our students over Boone County Schools’ spring break.

Please continue to call your school’s food manager to reserve your daily meal so we can provide the accurate amount of meals at each stop.  Boone County Schools will NOT transport food to the community during the week of spring break, (April 6th-10th).  Additional meals will be provided on Thursday and Friday in effort to support food needs during our spring break.

 

BCHS Girls Soccer is looking for current middle school athletes for the fall 2020 season.  Students must be entering 7th-9th grade fall 2020.  Click link to visit team site and signup using the the online form.  No experience required.  Come join our program and be a part of the tradition.  To see more information, click here.

 

Spring pictures have been cancelled.  Any online orders will be refunded.  You should see a refund within 7-10 business days. 

If schools do open back up, we would love the opportunity to reschedule your spring picture day.

We will be in touch once we know what the future plan is.

 

If you are a current OMS 8th grader who has been already been accepted to Ignite Institute, please click here for information about the New Scholar Night at Ignite.

 

The SBDM Meetings are:

·         April 9, 2020

·         May 14, 2020

·         June 11, 2020

They are in the Media Center at 4:30 pm on those dates.

 

Please click here to view an important letter from the Boone County Board of Education.