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WELCOME

10 months ago

Oak Grove Middle School serves 1,385 students in grades 6-8, offering a variety of educational and extracurricular opportunities for students.  OGMS has been recognized by the U.S. Department of Education as a National Blue Ribbon School and has a number of national board certified teachers/counselors and student leaders. 

Our theme for the school year is “Know Your Why,” an endeavor that will drive all efforts of our faculty, staff, and students.  We are currently rated a level "B" by the Mississippi Department of Education's accountability system.

We offer a variety of activities that allow students to become active members on campus, including football, basketball, baseball, soccer, archery, track, volleyball, softball, Student Council, Beta Club, Math Counts, Band, Choir, Spotlight Show Choir, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Junior Civitan, First Priority, Technology Student Association, Chess Club, Theater, cheerleading, and dance. 

Parents, we need you. Please consider becoming actively involved on campus through volunteering and joining our PTO.

 OGMS students are WARRIORS. Warriors Are Responsible, Respectful, Individuals on the Road to Success.

VISITORS

10 months ago

Visitors are welcomed. ALL VISITORS must check in AND enter through the A Building Office (Old Hwy 24 Entrance) to receive a mandatory VISITOR'S PASSThe safety of our students and learning environment is our Top Priority!

SCHOOL HOURS

10 months ago

8:25 am - 3:25 pm

COUNTDOWN

ATTENDANCE POLICIES

17 days ago

Early Arrival

Students who arrive early on campus can not do so until after 7:30 am.

*Early arriving CAR RIDERS  must report directly to the Multi-Purpose Building.

*Early arriving BUS RIDERS report to THE GYM


Checkout Procedure

Student must present parent note to school office by 8:30 am to be verified (phone number required on note).

Parent or guardian must physically come in and pick up student. No phone calls will be accepted.

Anyone checking out a student MUST be on the checkout list. Photo id is required to check student out.

NO LUNCH CHECKOUTS unless a doctor's note is presented upon return.

Checkouts during the last 30 minutes of the school day are for medical emergencies or doctor's appointments only.

Students are allowed three (3) non-medical checkouts per semester. Students who exceed three (3) checkouts may receive disciplinary action.


Make EVERY DAY Count

All MS public school students are required to be present 63% of the school day to be counted present for that day. The 63% does not include lunch, breaks, etc. 

At OGMS, our school day begins at 8:25; therefore students must be present until 2:05 pm each day to meet the 63% requirement.

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BIRTHDAYS on the School Marquee

17 days ago


Let the world know it's your child's birthday!

We can post YOUR CHILD'S BIRTHDAY on our school's digital sign in the front of A Building! Turn in $15 (cash only) to the A Building office 1 to 2 days prior to the date you want it on the sign. It will run all day on your child's special day.

REGISTRATION

6 months ago

it's a process.

Please use the Old Hwy 24 entrance (pictured above) to register students.


Returning Student Registration

Returning students must complete the Registration application. 

2017-18 RETURNING REGISTRATION LINK

**ALL 7th GRADERS are REQUIRED to have the TDAP immunization prior to registration. MUST PROVIDE Mississippi Immunization Form 121.

PLEASE READ BELOW FOR CHANGES TO THE DISTRICT RESIDENCY POLICY.


New Student Registration

All students new to Lamar County Schools for the 2017-18 year must complete the New Student Registration application. A student is considered new if he/she did not attend school in the district for the 2016-17 school year. The link for new students is below.

2017-18 NEW STUDENT REGISTRATION LINK

**ALL 7th GRADERS are REQUIRED to have the TDAP immunization prior to registration. MUST PROVIDE Mississippi Immunization Form 121.

PLEASE READ BELOW FOR CHANGES TO THE DISTRICT RESIDENCY POLICY.


2017-18 RESIDENCY REQUIREMENTS

A. STUDENT(S) LIVING WITH PARENT(S) OR GUARDIAN(S)

The parent(s) or legan guardian(s) of a student seeking to enroll must provide the Lamar County School District with at least one of the items from Group I and one of the items from Group II below as verification of their address, except that a document with a post office box as an address will not be accepted.

Group I

   a. Filed Homestead Exemption Application form

   b. Mortgage documents or property deed

   c. Apartment or home lease/Rental agreement (must be current)

    **Any unofficial Lease Agreement (handwritten or computer-generated) must be notarized. 

Group II

   a. Current Utility Bill (dated within thirty days of enrollment)

    Acceptable bills:  electricity, gas, water, landline telephone, cable TV or satellite TV.

    Not Acceptable as proof or residency:  a driver's license or voter identification.  Other residency documents must be approved by LCSD Administration.

Group III

GUARDIANSHIP

    a.  Students living with a legal guardian and a certified copy of the Court Decree (or petition) if pending, was received declaring the district resident to be the legal guardian of the student and further declaring that the guardianship was formed for a purpose other than establishing residency for school district attendance purposes.

AFFIDAVITS

Custodial parent(s) residing with an adult in a home not owned or rented by the custodial parent(s) will present documents to show legal custody.  The non-custodial adult in the home must prove residency through Group I and Group II (above) and provide a signed, notarized affidavit.  In addition, the custodial parent(s) will present three of the following items:  doctor's or dentist bill, automobile license  receipt, hospital bill, insurance policy, salary check stub, bank statement, credit card statement, cell phone bill, state or federal benefit check, IRS documentation.   Other residency documentation must be approved by LCSD administration.

 

Please make sure you bring the appropriate documentation to registration. 

If you have questions, you may call the main office.

**ALL 7th GRADERS are REQUIRED to have the TDAP immunization prior to registration. MUST PROVIDE Mississippi Immunization Form 121.


LCSD MISSION STATEMENT

6 months ago

Mission: The mission of the Lamar County School District is to provide a quality education in a safe and healthy learning environment with opportunities for all students to experience success.

Vision: Our students will be thriving, productive leaders who make a positive difference in their lives and the lives of others.

Our Core Values - We believe that:

  • Each person is responsible for his/her actions.
  • Each person has intrinsic value.
  • Lifelong learning is vital to shaping one's future.
  • Honesty and integrity are the foundation for mutual respect.
  • A commitment to individual excellence is essential for personal success.
  • Each person has something to contribute.
  • A safe and secure environment is essential to learning.